Visual Development

Ages
Grades 9–12
Date
Every Sun, Nov 3–Dec 8 | 1–4pm
Cost
$325 members | $400 non-members
Location
Learning Center

From the detailed background paintings of Sleeping Beauty (1959) to the immersive life-size lands of Disneyland, Walt Disney found many ways to visually display the worlds of his creations. In this class, learn about the process of developing an idea from concept sketches to completed pieces of art as you craft an original world. Research for reference and inspiration, refine your ideas from multiple thumbnails to a finished concept design, and learn art techniques to add believability to your final design.

Other Programs

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  • Classes
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    Every Sun, Sep 8–Oct 27 | 10am–noon
  • Learn traditional animation techniques that Walt and his team relied upon daily with pencil and paper, and transition them into the digital world....
    Every Sun, Sep 8–Oct 27 | 1–4pm
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    Every Wed, Oct 23–Dec 18 (No class Nov 27) | 4–6pm
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    Every Sat, Nov 2–Dec 7 | 1–4pm
  • In this six-week class, be prepared to reimagine ideas and designs as you learn what it takes to be an animator. Using animation principles and...
    Every Sun, Nov 3–Dec 8 | 10am–noon
  • Gain an understanding of visual storytelling in this 6-week intensive course. Learn the basics of camera angles, composition, and framing, then turn...
    Every Sun, Nov 3–Dec 8 | 1–4pm