CARLO ARELLANO
A MASTERCLASS IN CHARACTER & MECH DESIGN
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CAREER BIO

Carlo is an Art Director and Concept Artist with over 20 years of experience in both film and games. He has worked in-house for companies like Blizzard, Insomniac Games, Ready at Dawn, and Cold Iron Studios and freelanced for feature films including Spider-Man, Planet of the Apes and A.I.

Carlo is passionate about the Concept Art community and has always made time for teaching throughout his professional career. His classes for Concept Design Academy are legendary and he has instructed and mentored many of the biggest names working in the industry today.

Carlo Arellano

A Masterclass in Character & Mech Design

IN-PERSON ADELAIDE

We are excited to welcome Carlo back to CDW Studios for his first masterclass in Australia in six years!

Carlo has been teaching students how to level up their concept art for over twenty years. In this three-day masterclass, he will help you build and strengthen your design skills as he guides you through the ins and outs of Character and Mech Design. This masterclass will teach you how to avoid the pitfalls of generic design and how to quickly ideate and refine concepts that not only look awesome but also communicate effectively and are believable within their universe.

These are some of the topics the masterclass will cover:

  • Design Principles (F.A.C.T.S)
  • Drawing out your designs digitally
  • Painting and Rendering
  • Photoshop Tips & Tricks
  • Industry Q&A
  • Paintovers and Portfolio Review

Join us for an awesome ride into the world of concept art with Carlo, where every session is designed to level up your skills and get you industry-ready. We can’t wait to see you there!

Essential Information

DATES
July 14 - July 16, 2024
CLASS DELIVERY
In Person Only!
CLASS TIMES
Daily 10:00AM - 6:00PM (+930 GMT)
LOCATION
Level 4, The Myer Centre
Adelaide
INSTRUCTOR
Carlo Arellano
PRICE
$395 [inc GST] + Booking Fee

This masterclass will sell out fast, so book now to avoid disappointment!

  • Workshop Requirements
Hardware Requirements
    • A laptop and drawing tablet (eg. Wacom and Huion have good drawing tablets) so that you can follow along, as we do not supply any equipment for our workshops.
    • You may also bring an iPad with Stylus or equivalent to the workshop
    Software Requirements
      • Adobe Photoshop
        Alteratively you may wish to use another painting or drawing program such as Manga studio, Krita, Corel Painter, Heavypaint, or Gimp.
      Additional Information
        Dates Location & Cost

        WHEN: 

        July 14-16, 2023.

        TIME: 

        10:00am – 6:00pm (+930 GMT) There will be a break for lunch – the time will be announced during the workshop.

        WHERE: 

        CDW Studios, The Myer Centre Adelaide, Level 4 of 14-38 Rundle Mall, Adelaide SA 5000.

        Access level 4 via the glass lifts closest to Uniqlo when entering from Rundle Mall.

        ONLINE: 

        There is no online option available for this event.

        COST: $395 per person (for all three days)

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