Friday, August 29th, 2014 Posted by Jim Thacker

Gnomon unveils speakers for Gnomon Workshop Live


Marvel Studios head of visual development Ryan Meinderding heads up this September’s Gnomon Workshop Live: a chance to meet the world’s leading concept artists and discover their working methods.

The Gnomon Workshop has announced the speakers for September’s Gnomon Workshop Live: a two-day series of live demos from the world’s leading concept artists, held at the school’s Hollywood headquarters.

Marvel and Naughty Dog artists head line-up – with mystery guests to come
Marvel fans will be pleased by this year’s line-up, which features sessions from Marvel Studios’ head of visual development Ryan Meinerding, and character sculptor – and CG Channel interviewee – Josh Herman.

Last of Us and Uncharted developer Naughty Dog is also well represented, with sessions from concept artists Aaron Limonick, John Sweeney, Nick Gindraux and Eytan Zana.

The line-up is rounded out by Men in Black and Hellboy veteran – and recently, Prometheus creature designer – Carlos Huante and Riot Games senior concept artist Trevor Claxton.

There are also two mystery guest speakers to be announced in the coming weeks – details of which can be found by following The Gnomon Workshop on Twitter.

Updated 28 August: Gnomon has announced the identities of the final two speakers for the event – Blizzard Entertainment lead character artist Tyson Murphy, and Daniel Dociu, chief art director at NCSoft.

Tickets and directions
Gnomon Workshop Live takes place in Hollywood from 27-28 September 2014. Tickets cost $250, with a $50 discount if you sign up before 30 August, or $150 for students. Find directions and full details at the link below.

Register for Gnomon Workshop Live on The Gnomon Workshop’s website

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