Thursday, December 7th, 2017 Posted by Jim Thacker

Discover Aaron Sims Creative’s ‘sketch to screen’ workflow

Sketch to Screen: An Evening with Aaron Sims Creative by Gnomon

Watch Gnomon’s Sketch to Screen: An Evening with Aaron Sims Creative on From the visionary creative team at Aaron Sims Creative (ASC) comes an exclusive event at Gnomon School of VFX to reveal the key elements of concept design and visual effects from the studio’s innovative “Sketch to Screen” workflow, used on the likes of Stranger Things and Wonder Woman.

VES Award-nominated studio Aaron Sims Creative spans the worlds of concept art and VFX, contributing both designs and final effects to some of the biggest movies and broadcast series.

And next Thursday, 14 December, you will be able to discover the secrets of its ‘sketch to screen’ workflow for yourself at a free event at Gnomon’s LA campus, also broadcast live on the school’s Livestream channel.

A unique insight into the the techniques of one of the world’s leading design and VFX studios
ASC’s workflow – recently used on projects like Stranger Things, Wonder Woman and War for the Planet of the Apes – brings together a wide range of artists, from designers to animators and compositors.

During their Gnomon talk, studio founder Aaron Sims, executive producer Michael Pecchia and creative director Steffen Reichstadt will provide a step-by-step demonstration of that collaborative process.

The team will discuss how working on both initial concepts and final effects influences what viewers see on screen, from Wonder Woman’s ultra-detailed digital murals to Stranger Things’ iconic Demogorgon

The event promises both a unique insight into the techniques used at one of the world’s leading creative studios, and a glimpse into how some of the entertainment industry’s most memorable monsters are created.

Free to attend, but register online in advance
Sketch to Screen: An Evening with Aaron Sims Creative takes place at Gnomon’s Hollywood campus from 7.30-10.00pm on Thursday 14 December 2017. Entry is free, but you’ll need to register online in advance.

If you can’t make it to LA, you can also watch the workshow free on Gnomon’s Livestream channel. You don’t need to register to watch the stream, and can ask questions via Twitter using the hashtag #gnomon.

Read more about Sketch to Screen: An Evening with Aaron Sims Creative on Gnomon’s website

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