Here, you can find a variety of lessons I’ve created for specific topics ranging from basic composition to advanced illustration techniques. My goal is to help inspire new ideas in your own work and encourage you to find your own, unique artistic style. Feel free to start with any video, but I recommend:
Classic Feature Animation Layout
1 Minute Tip: Bullet Hotel
Feature Animation Production Design & Vis Dev Illustrations
I have been teaching for 20 years, primarily for Art Center College of Design, but have also done online courses with various schools like College for Creative Studies and Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Arts. Currently I do freelance work in live action but have done work in the animation industry, starting with The Lion King back in ‘92.
If you are interested in a specific topic or have a suggestion for a lesson you’d like to see, please email me at email@example.com, or send me a message on instagram to @sammichlap.
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