Vinton Hueck, Daniel Cahill, Eric Flores, Anne Lin
Create your own 3D animated caricature creature using clay techniques combined with 3D software and scanning in a process that transcends from traditional to digital. Learn the character development and production process from industry professionals. Learn to communicate visual concepts and refine the character design process. Experience workflow using motion capture as a rapid animation tool.
Sophomore-/junior-/senior-level intermediate to advanced students, graduates, and working professionals. You should have strong design skills, critical thinking skills, and a desire to learn. This course is for those with a background in 2D drawing, character design, 3D modeling/sculpting, and 3D animation.
Vinton Hucek is director/storyboard/concept artist currently directing on the end of season 3 of Harley. Vinton recently directed an hour-long episode of Invincible and, before that, Young Justice and several other Warner Bros projects, including "Batman: The Long Halloween" and "The Batman" animated series.
Daniel Cahill is known for his work in video effects on blockbuster films, including “Guardians of the Galaxy 2,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Downsizing,” “Star Trek Beyond,” “It,” “Deathnote" and “Power Rangers: The Movie.” Cahill works extensively with 3D scanning and printing technologies, including LIDAR, photogrammetry and structured-light scanning. Cahill is an expert in taking a sculpted concept and turning it into a digital animation.
Anne Lin is a Los Angeles-based sculptor in licensed character art, theme park, and special event props. Her early sculpting career in toy prototyping maquettes for companies like Sanrio and Disney led to her current career as a large-scale scenic artist on projects like Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.