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Hasbro Studios: Designing Characters for Universal Needs

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Hasbro Studios discusses the marriage of strategic versatility and story-centric aesthetic that is character design today. Learn how a character designed with universal needs in mind seamlessly tra...

A Conversation with Dan Roarty

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A Conversation with 3D Lead Character Artist Dan Roarty Shot on location at IAMAG17 by CTNanimationexpo Video...

A Character Design Conversation One

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Posed with a scenario, these professional character designers discuss what a character should look like for a project. See the journey, hear the magic....

Designing Characters with Digital Paint

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Painting is not just a way to finish off designs, but can be used as a tool even in early design development. Sam teaches some theory and techniques that transform digital painting into a fast and ...

Design with Clay

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Live demonstration sculpting with clay with Andrea Blasich....

A Character Design Conversation Two

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Posed with a scenario, these professional character designers discuss what a character should look like for a project. See the journey, hear the magic....

Pardon My French

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A creative discussion between Animation Historian Charles Solomon and four French Illustrators: Hugo Moreno, Stephane Kardos, Christophe Lautrette, and Manu Arenas....

Claire and Loish

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A creative discussion between French Illustrator Claire Wendling and Dutch Character Designer Lois (Loish) van Baarle....

The Art of PEARL

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Academy Award®-winning director Patrick Osborne presents the art and design of PEARL, a Google Spotlight Story. Together with Production Designer Tuna Bora and Character Designer Oren Haskins, ...

Behind the Scenes with Henry Selick

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Henry Selick is one of the most prolific visual storytellers in the animation industry today. Join in this conversation as both Cal Arts graduates reunite with Jorge Gutierrez, director of "Bo...

Feedback Hurts: A joyful presentation on the stress, terror, and frustration of being creative.

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Does it hurt when your friend is much better than you? Do you start tons of projects and not finish them? Do you ask for feedback but still get frustrated by it? Well, you are in luck... that's...

Animation Artists Moving into Picture Books

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More and more, designers working in the film industry are looking outside of film to find a balance in their creative life. Many film designers have found a second home in the world of kidlit, writ...