25.04.19 | Aaron Blaise: Character Design – 1/2 day Workshop

Animation Skillnet are teaming up with Screen Skills Ireland to bring director, animator, concept artist, and wildlife artist Aaron Blaise to Dublin.

Course Content:

In this workshop Aaron Blaise takes you through his approach to creating compelling human and animal characters.  Watch as Aaron creates new original images right in front of you and explains his development process. These are the same techniques that he used to develop memorable characters for films such as “Aladdin”, “Mulan”, “The Lion King” and more.

Later, in this workshop you will take all of the skills that you have learned and we will develop a character together.

Aaron Blaise – Dogs & Tribal Creature

Tutor info:

Aaron Blaise is an animation feature film director and wildlife artist.

For 21 years Aaron worked with Disney helping to create some of the greatest animated films ever made.

During that time he worked as an animator or supervising animator on “The Rescuers Down Under”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Aladdin”, “The Lion King”, “Pocahontas”, “Mulan” and more.

In 2003 he was co-director of “Brother Bear” for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film.

After “Brother Bear” he helped to develop several projects but ultimately left Disney to pursue an opportunity back home in Florida.

Aaron recently served as 2D Animation Supervisor and Character Designer for the “The Bear and the Hare” an advertisement loved by millions around the world. 

Aaron currently is working on his mission to bring affordable art education and animation training to the world through his website: https://CreatureArtTeacher.com/

Date & Times: Thursday 25th of April from 2pm to 5pm

Venue: TBC, Dublin

Cost: €50

Application Procedure:

Please apply by sending an email to: dc.animationskillnet@gmail.com

Deadline for Applications:

Thursday 18th April at 5pm

Course Information


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