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Open to Teens, College Students, Recent Grads, and Professionals
Every Other MONDAY
July 6, 2020 - November 9, 2020
Every Other Monday
11 am - 1 pm LA
2pm - 4pm NYC
8pm - 10pm LONDON
(Subject to Change)
Beginning July 6, 2020. Each live-streamed episode will be a 2-hour demo and discussion about embracing the creativity within you!
We all dream of making a living in art – so why does it seem so daunting? If you’re afraid that you won’t be able to “make it,” you’re in good company. Most industry pros feel that same fear – and keep creating anyway.
Join illustrator and designer Casey Robin as she gives you the tools you need to flourish. With more than a decade of experience in animation and publishing, Casey has learned how to turn a passion for art into a rewarding career. She has played many roles, from VisDev artist to storyboard artist to director. Her clients include Walt Disney Animation Studios, Disney Publishing Worldwide, Autodesk Sketchbook, and Pinup Girl Clothing. Casey has taught popular workshops at CTN EXpo, The Walt Disney Family Museum, Art Center and more. Now she welcomes you into her studio!
Through a series of intimate discussions and live demos, you will learn how to:
· Elevate your career
· Develop your style
· Build a following
· Beat the fear that’s holding you back
· Discover the depths of your talents
Whether you are still in school, just starting out in the industry, or looking to boost an already established career, this course will give you the insight and encouragement you need to flourish.
These sessions are live events and an opportunity for you to
meet, mentor with and learn from this very talented woman, Casey Robin,
who is giving back to the community during these hard times.
Thank you Casey Robin!
CASEY ROBIN is a freelance visual development artist working out of Northern California. She studied art and animation at CalArts, Studio Art Centers International, The Illustration Academy, and more. Casey has worked for Disney, Zondervan, KlickNation, and the Pac-12 Convention.
Join Casey on:
FREE Introductory Event
Ask-Me-Anything with Casey Robin!
July 6, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
An 'AMA' introduction session to the From the Robins Egg series. Casey Robin will introduce herself, discuss her background, current projects, and answer general audience questions for anything and everything you would like to ask!
Beating Impostor’s Syndrome + Live Demo
July 20, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
A guide to tackling one of the toughest stumbling blocks in the business: the irrational belief that – no matter how talented you are or how much you’ve achieved – you’re secretly a fraud. Casey will help you beat this sneaky joy-stealer with wisdom culled from personal experience as well as conversations with industry pros like Glen Keane and James Lopez.
Developing Your Style + Special Guest Award Winning Illustrator Alina Chau
August 3, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
If you feel like you just don’t know your style or you’d like to bust out of a stylistic rut, this session is for you. It will answer questions like “How do I find my style?” “Is it okay to have more than one style?” and “Should I copy someone else’s style?” (Spoilers: no. But Casey will share a step-by-step guide to discovering a style all your own.)
Branding Yourself + Live Review of Your Business Cards, Websites, and More
August 17, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
“Branding” can feel a little slimy, can’t it? A little daunting? But what if you could brand yourself simply by being yourself? Learn how to pull from your own unique style and personality to create a website, logo, and business card that are perfectly, eye-catchingly YOU.
Building Your Community + Studio Owner and Designer Katia Grifols
August 31, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
Networking is crucial to a healthy career, but isn’t it a little dishonest to pretend to like someone just to get a job? Good news! You don’t have to pretend. Learn how to build your network through kindness and integrity so that you’ll not only be well-employed, but also well-respected. This session will also cover effective, ethical ways to build an online following.
Staying Motivated + Live Demo
September 14, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
You start a new project. You’re so excited! You can’t wait to share it with the world. Weeks later, and that character is still just a pile of sketches, that storyboard still needs a good ending, that show pitch is still just a delightful idea in your head. It can be hard to maintain momentum on big projects. This session will help you get over the guilt, beat back the fear, and find fresh motivation for the things you love.
Overcoming Fear + Special Guest: Viz Dev Art Director Nic Gregory
September 28, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
Fear is the sneakiest, most persistent of all dream-killers. The bad news? It doesn’t disappear once you’ve reached a certain stage in your career. The good news? You can learn to overcome it. Better yet, you can learn how to harness fear to propel your creativity to new heights. This session will feature practical advice, real-life stories, and a whole lot of encouragement.
Honing Your Portfolio + Live Portfolio Review
October 12, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
Oh boy, it’s portfolio time! If you can already feel your teeth clenching, relax. This will be a gentle, helpful session full of practical advice, fun new ideas, and little design tweaks to help your work shine. Get portfolio tips in real time, have your questions answered, and set yourself up for your next (or first) great job.
Defining Success + Special Guest: TBA
October 26, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
The quickest way to despair (and the untimely end of a promising career) is to chase the wrong idea of success. Learn how to define success for yourself, and how to re-define it as you discover new passions and reach new stages in life. You are a unique person with a unique set of talents. With the right point of view, you can imagine a vision of success as wonderful and one-of-a-kind as you are.
Realizing Your Dreams + Live Demo
November 9, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
This is what we all came here to do, isn’t it? – to pull those beautiful dreams out of the cloud-land of our heads. To make them real so other people can see them, too. You’ll walk away from this session full of joy and armed with a step-by-step process for turning your dreams into real, achievable goals.
RULES: Please note that it is prohibited to record, photograph, screenshot or distribute talks and demo's of this Online Session on any other platform. Please be respectful to the artist and the other participants in this stream.
NOTE: Please register at least 30 min early, as it takes the system 15-20 minutes to send the registration Zoom link. Otherwise, we cannot guarantee you will be accepted into the session on time.
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