Learn how sketching inspires a story with visual effects and animation artists Vaughn Smith and Frank Abney. They’ll share how they create computer-generated sculptures and animated characters using the Procreate app on iPad with Apple Pencil. They’ll reveal their techniques for using brushes, textures, and more. Then you’ll experiment with sketching ideas of your own. Devices will be provided.
Art Lab: Sketching Ideas with Vaughn Smith and Frank Abney
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Vaughn Smith creates photorealistic characters for movies, TV, video games, and themed experiences. His design credits include work on Jurassic World, Black Mirror, and Welcome to Marwen.
Frank Abney has worked on feature films with Walt Disney Animation Studios and DreamWorks Animation, and is currently working for Pixar Animation Studios. He also writes and directs independent film projects.
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