Arts

Figure Drawing with Gesture and Movement (FLEX Course)

In this 4-day FLEX course, students will learn how to draw people with an emphasis on proportion, shape, form and movement.
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Class

No live meetings

Over 4 weeks

10-15

year olds

3-9

learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Description

Class Experience

The goal for the students is to learn human anatomy and draw the human figure with proper proportion, shape, form and movement.  
Chris Chien is a professional theme park designer who has spent the last 10 years contributing to projects such as Universal Studios, Sesame Street Land, SeaWorld, Kennedy Space Center, Ferrari World and many more. As a professional concept designer and illustrator, he has created designs for many theme parks all around the world!

Chris primarily works in Photoshop, but his background in traditional mediums such as charcoal, watercolor and oil painting help gives his digital art an authentically “hand-painted” look. In addition, Chris often uses 3D software such as SketchUp, Unreal Engine and Planet Coaster to create immersive worlds.

In 2010, Chris graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelors in Industrial Design and a minor in Theater. During his time in college, Chris designed and built many award-winning Carnival Booths, which sparked his interest in themed entertainment. Afterward graduating from Carnegie Mellon, he moved to Los Angeles to study at the prestigious Concept Design Academy, studying under Hollywood’s finest professionals from Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks, Lucasfilms, Marvel, and Blizzard.
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Chris’ passion for themed entertainment and storytelling comes from exploring different countries. With his desire to learn and explore, he backpacked around the world, visiting the continents of Europe, Asia and South America - seeing castles, jungles, and temples in their natural context.  Chris’ mission in themed entertainment not just to entertain, but to also provide education and inspiration to people around the globe.
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Skills:
​• 10 years of concept art and design experience
​• 8 years of professional teaching experience (art classes for children, teens and adults)
• Experienced in theme park design, concept art for games and movies, showset design, fabrication, and scenic painting
Students will be assigned about 30-60 minutes worth of homework everyday to practice what they have learned in class. Students will be able to download the homework assignments by clicking on the classroom’s tab, located here. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
The material list is as follows… 1) Sketchbook 2) Colored Pencils (Red/ Blue/ Teal/ Purple) 3) Black Colored Pencil
No live meetings, and no time outside of class.

Teacher

Chris Chien
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
🚀 Artistic Skills Development Coach
557 total reviews
413 completed classes

About Me

Hi I'm Mr. Chris. I'm a theme park designer and professional concept artist who has worked for companies such as Disney, Universal and SeaWorld. I studied Industrial Design at Carnegie Mellon University and Art Center College of Design. 

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