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Online Live With Sam Michlap

Live Visual Storytelling: Movie Moments 2

We are excited to announce that Sam Michlap’s Visual Storytelling: Movie Moments 2 is open for enrollment!  This 8-week LIVE Online Course will guide students through a picture-making process, and the reasons behind all the decisions that must be considered in order to create an effective “Key Frame”.

Start Date: April 2, 2016
Time: 1pm to 4pm (PST)
Enroll here: bit.ly/20oYzaI

Watch 2 Full Class Lessons For Free

As a treat, we have two classes for you to view!  Please take some time out of your busy schedule to enjoy Dynamic Color Sketching – Week 6 and Visual Storytelling: Movie Moments 1 – Week 1. These classes are great to see Sam in action while he lectures, demos, critiques and answers questions.  To receive you free full class lessons, please visit artschoolvideos.com to sign-up for our newsletter!

We hope to see you in class!

Open House On-Campus | Live Online Art Classes

 
We are thrilled to offer our students the choice of on-campus and online classes this fall with our stellar line-up of art industry professionals!  Students who are local and from around the world can now enjoy a top quality educational learning experience.

Fall Open House On-Campus

We invite you to our Fall Open House on September 14th starting at 10am.  During the day’s festivities you may tour the school, enjoy complimentary demos, meet instructors and staff, learn about our programs, receive a complimentary portfolio review, win a prize and much more… This will be the last day to enroll in our continuing education classes and receive early registration prices.  Please RSVP to receive more information on the days list of event times. See you soon!

Online Live Classes Start September 8th

If you are unable to attend our on-campus classes, we invite you to take your next traditional or digital class online with our esteemed professional instructors who work for top studios such as:  Blue Sky Studios, Disney, Dreamworks, Riot Games, Universal and many more… Our online live classes are held in real-time where students are able to interact with the instructors directly.  A typical class will include: Demo, lecture, in-class exercise, critiques and homework. We have a special introductory rate of $495.  Limited seats are available.  Enroll Now! Images above by:  Rey Bustos, Daniel Bilmes and Sam Michlap.

Summer Live Online Classes | Fall Scholarship Deadline

We are excited to announce the debut of our Live Online Classes starting the week of September 8th!  LAAFA’s new site featuring live online classes, as well as stand alone self-study courses will be launching soon! Students from around the world or those unable to attend on campus, will have the opportunity to learn from a line-up of outstanding instructors!

Register now for a special price of $495 per class ($200 Savings)!

Fall Scholarship Deadline!

We will be giving New Student Scholarships for those students accepted into our 3-Year Fine or Entertainment Art Program and 18-Month Foundational Track for Fall 2014. Scholarships are based on both merit and need. Students must apply and submit all required admissions documents and financial application for review by July 1, 2014. Scholarships will be announced on July 15, 2014.  International students may apply.

 

May Workshops at LAAFA with Nathan Fowkes & Marshall Vandruff

On Saturday, May 19th, Nathan Fowkes has a one-day workshop – Composition: Design for Dynamic Picture-Making.  This intensive workshop will cover fundamentals of effective picture-making, creating mood and environment, and organizing complex scenes.  The workshop includes a painting demonstration by Nathan, as well as time for student painting with instructor feedback. Discover Nathan Fowkes’s impressive credentials on his blog.  Register here.

May 25th-27th master illustrator and instructor Marshall Vandruff presents a crash-course in the classic approach to draftsmanship and animal anatomy.  The workshop will teach students to draw animals from their imagination as well as to interpret visual information when drawing animals from life. Recommended pre-workshop reading is on Marshall’s website.  Register here.

Draw with Top Animators & Character Designers at LAAFA!

Ron Velasco

This Spring, LAAFA is pleased to welcome an all-star drawing faculty to our extension program and workshop schedule!

Ron Velasco

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Danny Galieote

Students in Danny Galieote’s

Stephen Silver

On April 28th, Stephen Silver will share his experience working for clients including Hasbro Toys, Disney, & Nickelodeon at a one-day

Nathan Fowkes

On May 19th, Nathan Fowkes’s workshop Composition: Design for Dynamic Picture-Making offers a one-day overview of the essential compositional skills Nathan uses as a visual development artist at DreamWorks.

Find more coming attractions here under the “Workshops & Events 2012” tab!