Students will spend the four week course creating an original portfolio piece in Photoshop, with an emphasis on environment design and color for animation. Students will learn the basics of Photoshop, from using brushes to sketch and paint, to using layer blending modes and photo reference to create final textured pieces.
Session 1: Saturday May 19 10AM-12PM
Session 2: Saturday May 26 10AM-12PM
Session 3: Saturday June 2 10AM-12PM
Session 4: Saturday June 9 10AM-12PM
Tickets: $125 per attendee (10% discount available for studios and students)
Lizzie Nichols is a visual development artist at Sony Pictures Animation. She has worked for DreamWorks Television Animation, RGH Entertainment, Rough Draft Studios, and Walt Disney Imagineering. Her freelance clients have included Disney Television and Cartoon Network. Her credits include Smurfs: The Lost Village, The Emoji Movie, Hotel Transylvania 2, Home (TV Series), Futurama, and Generator Rex. Currently she is working on Hotel Transylvania 3, due out in 2018. She is an environment and prop designer and painter.
She is originally from Connecticut and received a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Wellesley College in Massachusetts in 2003. She graduated from Art Center College of Design in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Entertainment Design.