Concept Art is coming back to Escape Studios. Our online evening class in Concept Art returns on 30 August 2023.
Concept Art is a part-time evening class, taught one night a week, running for ten weeks. Concept Art runs for 10 weeks, from 7 until 10pm. Classes take place one night per week.
Concept Art introduces students to the techniques and skills that go up to make a well-rounded concept artist, including 3D & 2D software.
|Concept Art by Escapee Xu Xing|
Concept Art is one of the most interesting and creative parts of our industry, requiring a broad skillset of 2D and 3D talents.
Concept Artists work closely with the director and the production designer, helping to determine the look and feel of a production.
Increasingly, concept artists work in-house at production houses to help visual effects studios sell their services, impressing clients with beautiful artwork and helping to land big VFX contracts.
We introduce our students to a wide variety of techniques, showing how to achieve excellent results
|Concept Art by Lucy Gregory|
with different approaches, gradually improving skills over the ten weeks of the course.
When and Where
Concept Art starts on 30 August 2023, and runs for 10 weeks, from 7 until 10pm. Classes take place one night per week. All our evening classes are taught online via Zoom and GMeet.
Mode of study: Part-time. One evening a week for ten weeks.
Concept Art is taught by industry veteran Jonathan McFall.
|Concept Art by Jonathan McFall|
Being a concept artist involves a broad range of skills, such as 3D software, 2D software, drawing and painting.
We introduce our students to a wide variety of techniques, showing how to achieve excellent results with a wide variety of different approaches, gradually improving skills over the ten weeks of the course.
Concept Art includes a variety of approaches to the medium both 2D and 3D, including research. moodboards, ideas, story, how to deal with clients, and an awareness of industry needs and workflow. Students will learn how to visualise their concepts and present ideas within the context of an industry brief. Software includes Z Brush – for modeling concepts, and Substance Painter for texturing. Students will also be made aware of the growing utility and power of AI. To see an up-to-date week-by-week outline, visit the official course page.
|Student Concept Art|
Skill and Speed
Every shot is different, and part of the skill of the concept artist is knowing how to get the best result in the shortest amount of time.
After all, clients want great results and they want them quickly.
Our tutors show students how to combine 3D software with 2D techniques to create finished, polished artwork.
|Student artwork by J Scorey|
In-class exercises involve the creation of a simple 3D model, such as a castle, applying a basic texture, and then combining this with a photographic plate.
How to apply
Click here to find the official course page.