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Learning to See: Developing Your Own Unique Style with Video Game Professionals Brian Hess & David Goodwine - Shared screen with speaker view
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Noah Henderson
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hi Noah from Kansas city missouri
Divjot Singh
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Hello I am from Washington state
Kellin Sallee
33:11
Great to be here!
Jasmine Kiaaina
33:30
Good evening from Hawaii!
Maytal Acedo
33:37
I'm from Arizona. hello everyone.
Divjot Singh
33:43
are we just watch or working side by side
William Angeles
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Hello from CA!
Andraica Ingram
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evening from FL
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Julianna Medina Galvan
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Hi from Mexico!!!
Kellin Sallee
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Will there be a way to get the recording for the video in case we don't get everything important written down?
Andraica Ingram
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how much would be the admissions?
Jessenia Anaya
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I definitely would love to join the University
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Diana Konsevych
34:52
oh, cool, I was looking into it
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
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Hi from NJ!
Andraica Ingram
35:25
That's so cool!!
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
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@Kellin, the recording is sent to your e-mail at the end of the webinar!
Noah Henderson
35:40
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Andraica Ingram
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i love dreamworks
Robert DeMond
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Hello from San Diego.
Kellin Sallee
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@jasmine thank you so much
Julianna Medina Galvan
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Its a pleasure to meet you all
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Hector Verdugo- Senior Vice President of Admissionshverdugo@academyart.edu
Kellin Sallee
36:52
doing great tonight!
Noah Henderson
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going good
Jesus Escobedo
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going great
Germaine Webb
37:06
Doing well tonight
Emily Litchfield
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Hello!
Ryan Johansen
37:35
So is there any game design in this or is it just art?
Noah Henderson
38:04
yeah because i'm into drawing comics
Kellin Sallee
38:04
What are your thoughts on procreate with the Ipad?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
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@Ryan- This is concept art for Games
David Goodwine
38:29
Procreate is great to draw with on the iPad
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
38:33
@Kellin- We also see many students using the Ipad and procreate.
Kellin Sallee
38:48
That's great to hear!
Noah Henderson
38:52
I use photoshop
Andraica Ingram
38:59
I don't have an ipad
David Goodwine
39:02
If anyone has questions about game design we can answer that
Andraica Ingram
39:05
do i need one?
Maytal Acedo
39:17
this is awesome that this is from DreamWorks since it has the best movies that explores a lot of things.
Divjot Singh
39:24
Once I have create a story like it's a female, slim body type etc what's next how to start?
Sofia Schleske Oliveros
39:34
If it comes to deciding between an iPad or a Wacom tablet which one is better??
Sasha Contreras
39:41
Where do you find work as a character designer/concept artist? Besides basic job boards like LinkedIn/glassdoor/etc.
Jessenia Anaya
40:14
not an ipad but as long as you have some sort of graphics pen tablet or mainly some screen to draw on really for digital drawing
Jessenia Anaya
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or drawing digitally
Rachael Busher
40:25
How much time did you spend on that initial sketch
Andraica Ingram
40:42
I don't have one- where could I get one?
Jessenia Anaya
40:45
depends on the skill really
Andraica Ingram
40:52
i don't have a pen
Jessenia Anaya
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im just saying based on my experience
Andraica Ingram
40:58
where can I get one?
Jessenia Anaya
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online
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
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Tomb Raider!
Maytal Acedo
41:25
I think you can get it on amazon.
Maytal Acedo
41:40
because that's how I get a Wacom tablet.
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
41:53
How does working with game programmers integrate with game design artists?
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
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Like, would the artists’ create and thus used for programming?
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
42:29
Or do they work together from the start
Ryan Johansen
42:41
Don't forget the switch!
Jessenia Anaya
42:53
oh yes
David Goodwine
42:59
The Switch is great!
John Beeson
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Jill Ann Cooke from YouTube asks:​Do you start with the gesture or do you have a reference?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
43:33
@Everyone- Switch fan here too! Loved Breathe of the Wild.
Divjot Singh
43:40
What is a pro and a con the major once that we should be aware of before getting into this industry?
Kellin Sallee
43:46
Do you get any chances to reuse the assets you make for ips that get tossed?
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
44:18
Much love for Nintendo
Julianna Medina Galvan
44:26
agreed jasmine
Maytal Acedo
44:32
it must've been challenging to adjust to make artwork into video games in new consoles since you've just got used to other consoles.
Noah Henderson
44:59
so how do you go about pushing a character without breaking anatomy
Divjot Singh
45:00
can you share some examples of mood boards?
Jessenia Anaya
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Im a huge fan of Nintendo
David Goodwine
45:40
Going from PS2 and Xbox to Xbox 360 was a big leap
Emily Litchfield
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How much time should you expect to put into developing a concept for, say, a character(days/weeks)? Or how long have you done it yourself?
Julianna Medina Galvan
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Where should I start to start my own studio or to get my art out there
Kellin Sallee
46:48
How long would you have on job to collect your refrences and get moodboards together?
Sophia Gomez Reynoso
47:13
Are there any specific programs or internships that you know of and could recommend for students to look into?
Emily Litchfield
47:19
What's the first step the artists do when the project begins?
Divjot Singh
47:55
Are there any club or something like that, to help student improve on a concept art skill if they choose to go towards 3d Modeling
Maytal Acedo
47:57
I grew up with older cousins that are huge fans of Nintendo but I'm always fond with PlayStation games and Xbox games since it's different vibes.
Jessenia Anaya
48:36
oh right how does everything work with everyone having different art styles? my art style is basically the Anime art style
Kellin Sallee
48:59
What is your process for giving clothes more depth and believability like the shirt or suit collar on the hero your drawing
William Angeles
48:59
How narrow are the deadlines for you guys when the project has begun its production?
Robert DeMond
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Does this school help build up art skills from any expertise level? Or do you have to already have a certain level of skill?
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
49:19
What to do when feeling stuck?
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
49:25
This looks so great by the way!
Germaine Webb
49:27
IHow would you set up your portfolio if you are looking to come to the school for your masters? I am finishing up my degree but I lean more as a illustrator.
Sasha Contreras
49:33
What five main characters types would you recommend to include into a portfolio? (Ex. Super hero, fire fighter, child character, etc.)
John Beeson
49:51
BlazingTalonGames attending on YouTube asks: what is your favorite project you have worked on so far?Yago attending on YouTube asks: for online classes, what are some things I would need for the game development course?
Rachael Busher
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are there more remote-work-from-home jobs nowadays?
Mackenzie Crane
50:09
do you have any advice about designing characters?
Diana Konsevych
50:19
would you recommend an illustration major for someone who wants to do character design ?
David Goodwine
50:28
There are many jobs out there remotely now
Krati Khandelwal
51:32
Are there any students from India?
Jessenia Anaya
51:33
about art styles
David Goodwine
51:34
I would suggest concept art from our department for Character Design
Maytal Acedo
51:39
is this on animate program or photoshop? your superhero artwork I mean?
Jessenia Anaya
51:59
how does that work because mine is an anime art style just wondering
Noah Henderson
52:09
how do you get into doing concept art for these gaming companies?
Jesus Escobedo
52:35
Is there any tips you could give for improving an art style?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
52:38
@Noah- We actually teach this as a major/track here in the school of Game Development
Yao Chang
52:53
Yeah are there specific concept artist positions? How does that differ depending on the size and type of the company/studio?
Oscar Pena
52:59
You said when you are working with an IP you don't always get to draw what you want. Does it make you feel unmotivated? and if so how do you get over it?
Divjot Singh
53:05
Should you really care about how the rough sketch looks or it can be just bunch of line going all over the place as long as it is making a figure?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
53:07
@Jesus- I will ask but I can tell you the main ingredient is to draw, draw, draw
Noah Henderson
53:29
oh okay I currently attend but i'm in graphic novel illustration
Yao Chang
54:27
That’s good advice, thank you
John Beeson
55:03
Yago attending on YouTube asks: in game development, do you learn everything or do you take courses for what you want to do like for animation or concept art?
Josalin Breault
55:17
How does one go about developing their own unique style/ voice in art? And does having a unique style aid your appeal to companies/ studios?
Caitlyn Miu
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as far as departments go, what’s the difference between game development and visual development? is one preferable for artists specifically?
Yao Chang
55:42
As a concept artist, how much of the story do you get to create as a professional? Or is the story written by Game Designers?
Eri Iguchi
55:45
is like a summer program or something for knowing what the courses/classes are like at the university?
Diana Konsevych
56:05
yeah
Maytal Acedo
56:09
I did noticed that in the sequel of Incredibles and the original since the graphics in the original is organic while the sequel is nice with a lot of squash and stretch but felt too soft.
Kellin Sallee
56:31
Is there a large focus on color pallets/ synergies for concept art with character or even background for a game? Or is that dependent on the mood?
John Beeson
56:38
If we can address developing your own unique style, that would be good since that was in the description of the event.
Divjot Singh
57:10
can you tell how much students improved after attending Academy of arts like before attending their skills were here and after attending they are here?
Richard Navarro
57:58
are there instances where an engine may need to be overhauled to compensate for crazy gameplay mechanics?
Marcky Bonilla
58:06
can we be a concept artist & illustrator or should we just focus on doing the one we prefer between the two?
Jessenia Anaya
58:23
game development is where game art falls onto right?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
59:40
@Jessenia- Yes that is in the Game Development Program
Jessenia Anaya
59:47
oh and to join the school any requirements
Emily Litchfield
59:51
What are the current popular styles out there?
Divjot Singh
01:00:27
should I apply now even if I am not gone be done with my AA degree until winter quarter.
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:00:34
@Jessenia- Email me and we can go over everything together. Id be happy to help you. Email: hverdugo@academyart.edu
Sandra Maldonado
01:00:36
If I like programing but also drawing what department I can apply to?
Jessenia Anaya
01:00:48
ah ok great
Caitlyn Miu
01:00:48
I know you suggested to draw all the time, everywhere you go, how do you not get discouraged or burnt out?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:01:01
@Divot- Email me. Let's talk and see what makes the most sense for you. hverdugo@academyart.edu
Caitlyn Miu
01:01:04
I know you suggested to draw all the time, everywhere you go, how do you not get discouraged or burnt out?
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:01:14
Do concept artists work with the other departments? When developing a game in the start?
Jessenia Anaya
01:01:32
look at other people's art on social media that's what I do
Jessenia Anaya
01:01:44
or watch anime and read comics/ manga
Maytal Acedo
01:02:18
I've heard of the last of us TV series I'm exited but feel a little skeptical since that game is 7 years old now.
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:02:21
What to do when you feel art blocked?
Yao Chang
01:02:21
Wow how do you sleep
Kellin Sallee
01:02:22
I hear a lot about students landing awesome jobs and companies but what happens with everyone who doesn't make it into the big companies?
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:02:24
Kudos to you.
Maristan McBride
01:02:37
What do you recommend to stay inspired to keep working? Even during the burnout and having other discouragement arise.
Divjot Singh
01:03:30
how do you handle the fear of how my art is going to look or maybe when you try to draw a character and it doesn't look the way you wanted ?
Jessenia Anaya
01:05:22
I would also like to know how does everything work wit people having different art styles?
Jessenia Anaya
01:05:29
*with
Kyle Butler
01:06:13
Same. 31 and am in my second semester of grad school for illustration
Kaitlin Tirebuck
01:06:31
As a character designer or visual development artist working in an animation studio (freelance or not), what happens after designs are finalized? Do you move on to designing characters/environments for another project in that studio, or are you off the hook for awhile until they need you again for redesigns or designs for new upcoming projects?
AJ Grise
01:06:50
Good to hear! I am 30 as well
Alexes Lopez-Shaw
01:07:56
How difficult is the transition from using Procreate to Photoshop for drawing?
Rachael Busher
01:07:57
it is good to know that older artists who have spent a lot of time getting ready for the industry can still have a chance... sometimes easy to feel like 'the new young artists are getting the all the jobs'
Alejandra Burgos
01:08:01
What are the requirements or skills that the Academy consider most important in a portfolio to start the courses and which aptitudes you believe that we will gain during the game development program ?
Caitlyn Miu
01:08:02
Thanks for this advice. Currently feel a little discouraged and stressed with my art practice, I love it but it can be frustrating not seeing the results I want. Balancing more with other things sounds like a good solution.
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:09:22
Never too deep. It’s too easy to feel unmotivated and let it overcome. Definitely needed to hear this!
ROSHAN JAFFERDEEN
01:09:54
ABSOLUTLY RIGHT
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:10:23
@Caitlyn- The thing to remember is that you are learning every time you fail.
Maytal Acedo
01:11:08
I'm a senior at least 2nd semester and into animation and I've just turned 26 last month. so I hear topics about burns out a lot and it's usually the negative and that gets me worried because I wanted to keep going of what I'm going for but it's easily full of challenges. so hearing this from you makes me feel better and inspiring and motivated.
Jessenia Anaya
01:11:26
i mean as of in the studios and all
Jessenia Anaya
01:12:03
depending on what styles people are they grouped by the more similar styles for example mine is Anime
Emily Litchfield
01:12:36
Should you have a set idol to look up to for art? My style constantly changes, and though I enjoy work from others, I've never followed anyone, though I hear it helps certain people
Mackenzie Crane
01:14:01
what programs do you use?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:14:02
@Emily- I personally don't think you have to have a single idol. Sometimes taking inspiration in pieces makes an amazing style.
Caitlyn Miu
01:14:16
@HVerdugo - accepting failure is easy, it’s the learning part that can be tedious and frustrating. Trial and error is definitely a test of patience
Emily Litchfield
01:14:26
I see, thank you
Alejandra Burgos
01:15:16
What pages do you recommend to see portfolio references?
Kaitlin Tirebuck
01:16:13
My art style is also inspired by artists I look up to. It is good to know that other artists use the influence of other artists’ styles to create their own instead of coming up with one from scratch. I always felt pressured to find an “original” style trying not to copy other artists, but throughout the years, I learned to not think about style as much. It will come around over time with practice, persistence, study, and constant inspiration all around, whether that be from other artists or real life.
Kellin Sallee
01:16:32
amen
Marcky Bonilla
01:16:35
amen
Julianna Medina Galvan
01:16:35
amen
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:16:38
Amen !
Kyle Butler
01:16:41
every day
Diana Konsevych
01:16:42
me
Jesus Escobedo
01:16:43
Amen
Jessenia Anaya
01:16:48
amen
Divjot Singh
01:16:51
me
Erna Gutierrez Romero
01:16:54
amen
Mackenzie Crane
01:17:07
amen
Maytal Acedo
01:17:14
Emily I know what is like to failure believe me I've been there. and so taking failure as a step forward or using that to grow does help a lot. it does take time but it's definitely worth it.
Robert DeMond
01:17:20
All the way.
Kyle Butler
01:18:21
that's why I waited so long to start
Oscar Pena
01:18:27
True!
Yao Chang
01:18:27
I can relate to that a lot as well
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:18:38
Indecision is a Decision
Julianna Medina Galvan
01:18:46
yes I feel you soooo much,thank you for sharng that to others
Julianna Medina Galvan
01:18:50
sharing
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:18:50
We all find ourselves running in place sometimes.
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:19:02
Pick a path and go forward.
Maristan McBride
01:19:07
This is also why I waited so long to go to school until now. I felt so much pressure that I could never make a career out of it and I should chose something "more practical". Im glad my husband finally convinced me otherwise. :)
Jessenia Anaya
01:19:10
well I've always liked drawing since I was in Kindergarten but afterwards ive always been interested in drawing humans but i didn't want it to be realistic but neither too cartoony.. after some years after a certain event and started watching anime is where I got my inspiration because its not too realistic yet not too cartoony
Caitlyn Miu
01:19:24
it took 5 years of military service to realize that I wanted to pursue art seriously despite the negative stereotype
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:19:31
@Maristan- Way to go! Great story!
Kellin Sallee
01:19:35
How long can debt from going and taking these courses usually last? Like are all of the speakers today still in debt or?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:20:07
@Caitlyn- That's awesome! Thanks for your service as well! =)
Jessenia Anaya
01:20:19
but up until recently ive thought about combining the things i liked; i still wanted to draw something but then thought about video games and it ead me here
Jessenia Anaya
01:20:23
*lead
Maristan McBride
01:20:25
Also, to those worrying about costs. Something my husband and I talked about. You will probably be in debt throughout your life for whatever reason. Car, House, Medical. It's OK to go into debt for a career, because at least it ages better than a car. Haha
Yao Chang
01:20:46
Something I am trying to overcome is you have to be born with talent to be successful as an artist, definitely heard it a lot
Julianna Medina Galvan
01:21:26
Ever since I could lift up a pencil I have been drawing and it made me feel happy and release stress and show how I feel. Drawing makes me happy and I always wanted drawing and gaming design to be my career
Diana Konsevych
01:21:26
how much is tuition in AAU and what are some possible scholarships or grants?
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:21:35
I truly feel like I will be happy going into this field, it’s definitely something I have been passionate about for a long time. I’m glad I have taken the first step by entering the Academy
Kellin Sallee
01:21:41
@maristan that's a great point, Ive been trying so hard to avoid it at every turn and its really hard
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:21:45
Haha Brian makes it look very easy !
Julianna Medina Galvan
01:21:53
and btw brian, I love your drawing
Jessenia Anaya
01:22:06
drawing is basically like your own handwriting
Jessenia Anaya
01:22:10
ill say that
Maristan McBride
01:22:35
@Yao As AAU says: "It's 10% talent and 90% hardwork." That's what I remind myself when someone tells me that you have to have natural talent to do something. It's a SKILL, not a TALENT.
Divjot Singh
01:22:41
what if your hand shake a lot and they are not very stable?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:23:28
@Divjot- The beauty of being alive today is technology. There are so many tools that can help with that.
John Beeson
01:23:55
BlazingTalonGames attending on YouTube asks: So right now im in the Game Design program and I know its a little bit off from getting my degree, but once I graduate in the future, what would be some good game companies to try to apply at?
Caitlyn Miu
01:24:07
creativity and imagination are also unique to each person which can also make a difference
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:24:10
@Everyone- There are so many people with natural talent NOT doing anything with it. There are SO many people that developed their talent that are successful.
Yao Chang
01:24:15
Thanks for the reminder y’all its gonna keep me going
Sasha Contreras
01:24:25
Can you talk about the difference between in person and online classes?
Oscar Pena
01:24:41
You guys are making it sound like this career consumes ones social life
Jeremiah Mccallum
01:24:41
I just love learning how games work
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:25:19
@Everyone- Coming from someone that is a mediocre artist I have made some amazing paintings by learning and practicing. It's really something you can get better at the more you practice.
Caitlyn Miu
01:26:51
any passion can consume your social life if others don’t share that passion.
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:27:27
@Oscar – You can definitely have a social life in nearly most fields. It all depends on whether or not you give yourself the time to do the work and the time to have that free time to be social
Oscar Pena
01:27:41
that's good to hear
Kyle Butler
01:28:01
Here!
Oscar Pena
01:28:10
lol yea
Caitlyn Miu
01:28:11
exercise is so important, especially if you sit to do art all day
Yao Chang
01:28:14
How is the game industry and diversity in the recent years?
Sharee Mawhinney
01:28:24
When looking for jobs, are there any “at home” options. Or is working in this type of field require you to move to Cali
Maristan McBride
01:28:24
I play D&D. It keeps me very creative while also having a lot of fun & a social time with friends.
Yao Chang
01:28:26
I am trans and I want to know what I’m getting into
Julianna Medina Galvan
01:28:29
Excellent drawing
Kaitlin Tirebuck
01:29:12
I am interested in both storyboarding and character design. Can I create a portfolio for both fields when applying for a job at an animation studio, or is it recommended to focus on one specific field? Considering that both character design and storyboarding are in the pre-production stage, is it possible to get a job for both if your portfolio meets each of the field’s requirements?
Kellin Sallee
01:29:43
How hard is it to get into doing splash art for games? Is that just a part of the job of a concept artist or is that a specific job in itself?
Kellin Sallee
01:30:28
I would be happy to sit here and watch you draw all day lol
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:30:30
@Kaitlin- Email me so we can talk. We can try to go over all of this. I think going over some things will help you here. Email: hverdugo@academyart.edu
Kyle Butler
01:30:43
Side note, love the Japanese star wars poster
Emily Litchfield
01:31:01
That room is awesome
Maytal Acedo
01:31:12
interesting story about my life as much as I was majoring in animation i used to wanted to go be a studio artist as a kid ever since I watch pbs commercials and also watching a tv show that's shows studio arts in general and because I grew up with that with elementary to high school I thought it's what I really want. but over time growing up I see a lot of inspiration from manga, anime, cartoons but also different types of artist that that isn't high school thing but makes me want to know more. the challenge that got me then was when the school council back then said about being an artist is realistic and told me to do other things and that is when going to a job fair and I saw an art school about animation I somehow convince them about choosing to be an animatior just because i want to go to an art school. but little did i realize i find myself liking animation more than I thought I did and all what I grew up with payed off and I find myself enjoying it.
Jeremiah Mccallum
01:31:43
What is the coding part of gaming is called
Divjot Singh
01:32:07
any suggestions of books that we should read for improvement
Diana Konsevych
01:32:18
I love that Star Wars poster in the background
Riesa Viray
01:32:42
How long does it take to master blending the right colors for the background, details, and the subject to point out the art you want to execute? I've been having problem the right amount of colors to choose since the spectrum is wide
Josalin Breault
01:33:04
When will this meeting end?
Divjot Singh
01:33:20
where can we find this video after it look at it afterwards
Maytal Acedo
01:33:29
it's all Witten in Japanese. :)
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:33:38
Would the concept artist be working on multiple projects?
Mackenzie Crane
01:33:53
What about personal projects? Like if you'd want to make your own comic, animation, or video game. how would someone start?
Sophia Gomez Reynoso
01:34:11
What kind of art pieces would be recommended to include in an art portfolio? Are there specific things that schools and studios consider most important?
Sandra Maldonado
01:35:57
how does the art is involved in games like Hellblade: sennua's sacrifice with so amazing graphics and realistic designs?
Robert DeMond
01:36:20
Triple A title video games can cost as much as some high-production movies.
Emily Litchfield
01:38:06
How do you keep ideas fresh and creative without getting too frustrated? Do you have artists you like that you could recommend?
Caitlyn Miu
01:38:45
if working for a studio, are concept artists only utilized in the very early stages of the development or are they busy throughout the entire production process?
Divjot Singh
01:38:56
do 3d modeler get to through an idea for a character or not
Oscar Pena
01:41:29
Does the size of a game development team determine what an individual does? for example if you're a character concept artist do you also need to do the landscape?
Kellin Sallee
01:41:34
I know it might seem silly but what if you want to know and learn how to do it all? Concept art, character art, 3d modeling, effects art, animation, story boarding, etc? Should I pick one or two to start with or try and multitask them all?
Yao Chang
01:42:06
I relate to Kellin’s question! I kind of want to do it all and am debating different academy of art degrees
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:43:24
@Kellin- I personally think you're better off being a bit more narrow or focused on what you do in Game Development. You can be well verse but you might not want to stretch yourself too thin
Divjot Singh
01:43:24
how to find those artist portfolio
Marcky Bonilla
01:43:37
If I'm not financially ready to enroll in school, should I just focus on learning more and developing my skills until I'm able to?
Caitlyn Miu
01:43:38
I third that question. I would love to be in multiple parts of the creation and production process. How easy is it to expand into other fields?
Anthony Anzalone
01:43:38
I have to run, thanks this was awesome
Kellin Sallee
01:43:47
that's makes a lot of sense
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
01:43:50
Gaming is definitely a growing industry. In your opinion, how is finding work after getting a degree?
Rachael Busher
01:44:11
Would you say it's a fair guideline... that your artist skill should already be roughly on par with skill of existing artists on dev teams?
Maytal Acedo
01:44:30
I'm with Yao I was in that struggle between concept art, character design, storyboarding, and also an animatior in general.
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:44:36
Thanks for being here. Please send me an email if you want to talk. hverdugo@academyart.edu
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:45:09
@Maytal- We can setup a time to talk and even look at some of your artwork to help give you some advice if you want some help?
Alexes Lopez-Shaw
01:45:25
@HVerdugo As someone that really struggled with my first drawing class for my Game Design degree, what advice do you have? And would you suggest Procreate or Photoshop? (I'm familiar with Photoshop for media editing and Procreate a little for the drawing class.)
Sophia Gomez Reynoso
01:46:33
Thank you for your answering my question!! It was very helpful!
Maytal Acedo
01:46:34
okay I'll send you the email if you want to talk to me.
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:47:55
@Kaitlin- It will really depend on your contract if you are on freelance. If you're signed on to a project that is completed you are done unless you are hired for another project. If you are directly employed by a company you will most likely move onto the next project.
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:47:59
It all depends.
Divjot Singh
01:48:01
let's say I have an idea for a character but I am a 3d modeler in the studio what should I do how to bring that character idea out?
Kellin Sallee
01:48:41
that explains some of the burnout ive had trying to keep up with and learn a multitude of different skills all at the same time, suddenly my entire day is gone and then I feel defeated
Kellin Sallee
01:48:56
Ill try sticking to just 1 skill to really learn and get good at for now
Caitlyn Miu
01:49:00
is there a benefit to practicing traditional mediums like oil painting, watercolor, or even clay sculpting if you’re mainly working digital in the industry?
Germaine Webb
01:49:23
Does anyone work with Adobe Dimensions in the industry?
Divjot Singh
01:49:36
so it even if you are a 3d artist you can suggestion character idea or draw and present it.
Kyle Butler
01:49:44
Perspective sucked out my soul
Maytal Acedo
01:50:28
I use adobe cloud. it has all the things needed together photoshop, animate, aftereffects you name it.
Caitlyn Miu
01:50:41
perspective is still sucking out my soul
Josephine Albrektsen
01:50:56
Im taking perspective this semester!
Kellin Sallee
01:51:10
Is it odd that I find perspective at least with buildings really fun?
Antwan Burks
01:51:10
I taking it too lol
Robert DeMond
01:51:16
Does this school help build up art skills from any expertise level? Or do you have to already have a certain level of skill?
John Beeson
01:51:49
Altronza commented on YouTube: I always find it nice to see the credits of a project since it is a good reminder that not everything has to be done by one person.
Alexes Lopez-Shaw
01:52:02
@HVerdugo As someone that really struggled with my first drawing class for my Game Design degree, what advice do you have? And would you suggest Procreate or Photoshop? (I'm familiar with Photoshop for media editing and Procreate a little for the drawing class.)
Maytal Acedo
01:52:19
the only thing that isn't included and that I've have to go account is maya. which to me maya was a challenge to me when it comes to rigging a character.
Germaine Webb
01:52:48
Here's a question see if you're coming to the school with a bachelors in graphic design, but you do have experience as a illustrator. But you're coming for your masters in illustration, would that be starting from scratch?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:52:50
@Robert- We can teach students of all skill levels. The program is designed to help build foundation skills for those with no experience. We also can waive classes by looking at work for those that are more advanced. We have a starting point for everyone on the Undergrad and Grad level.
Divjot Singh
01:54:04
if you are working on mortal kombat type game. I am kind of hanging in between a choice go 3D modeling or concept art. Also you can call me singh.
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:54:24
@Germaine- We can setup a time to meet and talk and it will help you understand your options. We also do portfolio reviews to help put you into the best classes to help design your path in the program.
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
01:54:32
Email me: hverdugo@academyart.edu
Christopher Gonzalez
01:54:39
Can you speak more to what the game design program does
Robert DeMond
01:55:55
Thank you.
Alexes Lopez-Shaw
01:55:57
Thank you!
Christopher Gonzalez
01:56:25
development
Yao Chang
01:56:37
There is a game design focus: designing levels, story, mechanics
Emily Litchfield
01:58:23
Turning in. I'm glad this webinar was held, and learned a lot - thanks a bunch!
Caitlyn Miu
01:58:26
what is your favorite project that you have worked on and why?
Andree Jason Garcia Peña
01:58:40
is it better to use a game engine or create one of your own?
Kellin Sallee
01:59:09
How difficult is it to connect with other students though classes online at the school?
Jess Guo
01:59:26
I joined a little late is there a possibility that we will get a recording of this webinar afterwards?
John Beeson
02:00:10
Christian Robinson commented on YouTube: I transferred here with minimal drawing experience and the fundamental classes made it easy to digest and build your skills from the ground up
Robert DeMond
02:00:39
I like the creature.
Germaine Webb
02:00:44
YOU'VE DEFINITELY ANSWERED A LOT OF QUESTIONS THAT I'VE HAD. AND I WILL BE REACHING OUT VIA EMAIL.
Rachael Busher
02:00:49
Should you already be at least as good as industry artists before you start applying for jobs?
Josephine Albrektsen
02:00:53
Question to Brian: how do you come up with your ideas, what is your ideation process?
Divjot Singh
02:00:59
how to decide if you want to take 3d modeling path or concept art path?
Kyle Butler
02:01:01
thank you very much guys! I have to head out
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:01:16
Hector Verdugo- Senior Vice President of Admissionshverdugo@academyart.edu
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:03:38
Spring Showhttps://springshow.academyart.edu/
Rachael Busher
02:05:23
That makes a lot of sense, thank you for answering!
Divjot Singh
02:06:53
So you are saying that someone with no knowledge of drawing (below beginner level) can become good are drawing with time are effort when attending academy of arts
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:07:48
@Divjot- Yes. I see it happen every semester. So many students work hard and develop.
Bradley Buck
02:08:05
This has definitely been informative, but it's getting quite late where I am at so I'll have to head out
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:08:24
@Bradley- Thanks for being here. Feel free to reach out.
Rachael Busher
02:08:34
Thank you very much Brian!
Yao Chang
02:08:44
This was so helpful!
Maristan McBride
02:09:13
Thank you so much for all the advice and knowledge. I am SUPER excited to start my first semester. :)
Jesus Escobedo
02:09:16
This was so helpful and your art is so amazing.
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:09:35
hverdugo@academyart.edu
Oscar Pena
02:10:29
This workshop really helped clear some doubts I had, thank you so much.
Alexes Lopez-Shaw
02:10:43
Hi David!
Kellin Sallee
02:10:45
An hour and a half and you made a really epic piece and then two cool characters! That's amazing!
Sarah Danielle Smith
02:11:09
Definitely going to send and e-mail to cross examine which major I should be taking. Thank you! -Sarah
drenia Frederick
02:11:20
This has been very insightful and informative
Riesa Viray
02:11:51
Thank you very much for this workshop! learned a lot and got inspired in conceptualizing drawings again
Julianna Medina Galvan
02:11:58
thank you so much for answering all these questions,this makes it more clear of my career path
Kellin Sallee
02:12:01
Thank you all so very much for this workshop!
Alexes Lopez-Shaw
02:12:02
What do your office hours consist of?
Josephine Albrektsen
02:12:15
Thank you for this talk!
Robert DeMond
02:12:22
Thank you for the information! I will search for a time to talk one-on-one! But I'm heading out for the night. Bye!
Marcky Bonilla
02:12:26
thank you this was very helpful!
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:12:26
hverdugo@academyart.edu
John Beeson
02:12:31
Danny Alvarez on YouTube: How do you balance showing your own style vs showing flexibility/mimicry in a portfolio?
Sarah Danielle Smith
02:12:32
Is there a link to the recording of this meeting to reach after the fact? I missed a large portion.
Sophia Gomez Reynoso
02:12:41
Thank you so much!! It was a lot of fun getting to learn more about this field in art!!
Maytal Acedo
02:12:48
Nice dreamwork room with Shrek.
Divjot Singh
02:12:57
for sure
Julianna Medina Galvan
02:12:59
i will be there to say hi
Josalin Breault
02:13:00
Thank you sososo much for your time! This was extremely productive/informative! :) Have a wonderful night
Julianna Medina Galvan
02:13:01
XD
Alexes Lopez-Shaw
02:13:02
Thank you gentlemen.
Jess Guo
02:13:24
Thank you!!!
John Beeson
02:13:27
Hi Hector!
Erna Gutierrez Romero
02:13:32
I feel more hopeful about my future and how I can work towards it, Thank you so much!
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
02:13:38
Thank you so much. This was very helpful for me personally. Loved the outcome of the work Brian! Thanks for all the feedback.
Josephine Albrektsen
02:13:47
I´m a big fan of your comic books Brian!
Aysel Ciger
02:13:48
Thank you so much for doing this!!
Kim Le
02:13:51
hello
Julianna Medina Galvan
02:14:02
Thank you so much for helping everyone think of their art and even self awareness
Yao Chang
02:14:11
Thank you everybody! This was really encouraging and you all clearly care about the work and the passion and aspiring artists!
Divjot Singh
02:14:11
thank you are the time and answering all our question looking forward to working with you and joining you at the academy.
Jesus Escobedo
02:14:16
Thank you so much for this
Jayden Thai
02:14:19
this is my first ever time attending an event and I enjoyed it a lot. Thank you so much!
Maytal Acedo
02:14:31
thank you for inviting me. :D
Riesa Viray
02:14:43
I actually got burnt out in drawing for 4months and just by watching Brian and David, I got hope to start again. Thank you very much.
Ashawnee Mendoza
02:14:46
thank you so much for spending your time with us!
Jasmine Kate De Guzman
02:15:13
Have a great night guys!
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:15:26
Kellin Sallee <kellinjrsallee@gmail.com>
David Goodwine
02:15:39
Thank you for attending!
Kailie Polster
02:15:42
Thank you for everything tonight!! Have a goodnight!
Sophia Gomez Reynoso
02:15:45
Thank you!!!
Divjot Singh
02:15:45
thank you and have a great rest of the day
Kellin Sallee
02:15:46
Feel free to email if you want xD Im happy to make new friends
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:15:48
hverdugo@academyart.edu
Maytal Acedo
02:15:48
Maytal_Acedo@suva.edu
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:15:48
hverdugo@academyart.edu
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:15:48
hverdugo@academyart.edu
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:15:49
hverdugo@academyart.edu
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:15:49
hverdugo@academyart.edu
Diana Konsevych
02:15:53
can I email tomorrow because it’s almost 12 am ?
Josephine Albrektsen
02:15:56
Thank you! :D
Maytal Acedo
02:15:58
acedomaytal@gmail.com
Andrea Gallegos
02:15:59
This was very informative. Thank you so much! Have a nice night everyone!
Caitlyn Miu
02:16:00
thank you!
Rachael Busher
02:16:01
Great artwork Brian, inspirational
Erna Gutierrez Romero
02:16:01
Thank you for tonight's webinar workshop, Have a nice night!
Angel Carreon
02:16:02
This was awesome and inspiring. Can’t wait to start in the summer
Diana Konsevych
02:16:06
thank you for the workshop !
Germaine Webb
02:16:10
Thank you
Brian Hess
02:16:13
hesstoons
Julianna Medina Galvan
02:16:14
i be drawing evryday and i am happy to announce that
Divjot Singh
02:16:16
thank you for your drawing mr brian
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:16:23
IG: hesstoons
Josephine Albrektsen
02:16:27
Is it ok to contact Brian?
Jayden Thai
02:16:32
just a quick question. Since I'm a highschool student, is there a designed program to explore more into game development and concept art?
Kellin Sallee
02:16:42
This has truly been fantastic! you are all so wonderful. I did have a quick question I wanted to bring up again in case it was missed or I didn't see the answer: How hard or easy is it to connect with other students once classes have started if you are an online student?
LaRose Colquitt
02:17:06
Thank you so much for the workshop
Jesus Escobedo
02:17:23
Thank you so much again,. The art was amazing, this was great. Have a good day. I will most definitely follow
Julianna Medina Galvan
02:17:31
have a good night everyone and you guys are amazing
Sarah Danielle Smith
02:17:36
I did have a question
Maristan McBride
02:17:38
Just a last minute, thank you!
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:17:45
hverdugo@academyart.edu
Sarah Danielle Smith
02:18:06
I missed a large portion of the feed. Is there a link to the recording?
Julianna Medina Galvan
02:18:47
i have been dreaming for the day to start my carrier and i am so happy that i get a chance to get questions answered so i am very grateful
Sarah Danielle Smith
02:19:04
THANK YOU! 😁
John Beeson
02:19:16
Thanks Hector!
Julianna Medina Galvan
02:19:23
that's freat thank you so much have a great night
Julianna Medina Galvan
02:19:26
great
Kellin Sallee
02:19:28
Have a great night!!
Riesa Viray
02:19:30
Thank you Hector! :)
Germaine Webb
02:19:30
Have a good night
Jayden Thai
02:19:32
just a quick question. Since I'm a highschool student, is there a designed program to explore more into game development and concept art?
HVerdugo@academyart.edu
02:19:37
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Julianna Medina Galvan
02:20:00
bye