Art Bootcamp will push your understanding of drawing and art fundamentals. Tim Mcburnie will take you through a series of intensive assignments aimed at developing your foundation skills. You will focus on learning advanced perspective, anatomy, form drawing, shading, posing characters, lighting and colour theory.
The course is designed to help artists of all levels. However, dedication will be important as the workload is high, and you will be expected to complete each week's assignment on time. Regardless of your skill level, If you stick with it, your fundamental skills will improve and you will become more confident when dealing with the technical aspects of art. This course is the one to take if you are serious about working professionally as a commercial artist.
Having a strong foundation is a key part of dealing with the daily challenges you will face when working on professional jobs. Tim works in the French comic book market as well as in animation and video games. His client list includes companies such as Blizzard Entertainment, Blur studios, Relic Entertainment, and Wizards of the Coast.
Tim is a freelance concept designer, illustrator and author based in Australia, specializing in character design and story development. He has worked in the French comic book market as well as animation and video games. His client list includes companies such as Editions Delcourt, Gunfire Games, Animal Logic, Ankama, Blur studios, Blizzard Entertainment, and Wizards of the Coast.
Tim has worked on multiple French graphic novels (bandes dessinées), including books he has written, designed and drawn from start to finish. He has also worked in video games doing blue sky concept design and world building, as well as following through and taking those characters vehicles, props and environments to the final model sheet. He has extensive experience and knowledge that can only come from years of hard work, self-study, and the love of creating a world from nothing.
CDW Studios really values having Tim as a teacher and mentor to our students, sharing his unique wealth of knowledge, helping to develop design skills and a strong work ethic. Tim’s best advice when asked on how to improve is to simply ‘draw more’.
This class is aimed at developing your foundation skills. You will focus on learning advanced perspective, anatomy, form drawing, shading, posing characters, lighting and colour theory.
Semester 2 of 3rd year bootcamp begins on Monday 23rd July 2018.
Semester 2 2018
July 23 - October 26
Monday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Semester 1 2019
These classes will push your drawing, painting, modeling/texturing and design skills to the next level. During the courses you will learn how to how to use industry specific programs with a focus on building your portfolio/reel. You will get to see production techniques used in the industry in every class with the LIVE demos. Each CDW course is taught by working industry professionals who have worked for a range of international companies such as Disney, Blizzard Entertainment, Rising Sun Pictures, WETA, Wizards of the Coast and LEGO just to name a few.