Inside the Animators Studio
James Lopez - SEASON 3 ONLINE
Animating for TV and Feature
Every Other THURSDAY
JAMES LOPEZ is a veteran Disney animator who has been working as a professional in the animation industry for 25 years. His credits at Disney include being a Lead Animator on films such as The Emperor's New Groove and Hercules and as an animator on the character "Dr. Facilier" in The Princess and the Frog and "Timon" in The Lion King. He has also worked for studios such as Warner Bros., Dreamworks and Nickelodeon in both television and features an has performed a variety of positions that range from Directing, Storyboarding, Layout, Art Direction, Production Design and Character Design. He is an alumni of CalArts where he recently taught drawing and animation to inspire a new generation of artists.
Instagram - @jameslopezanimation
Season THREE Schedule
Often, it will be the assignment of the designer or animator to work within a certain style that is inspired by an established illustrator or legendary animator. James will share his journey working with a multitude of varied styles and techniques.
Note: Registrants/Members will be invited to take on a drawing assignment to be submitted and shared at the following session.
Note: Registrants/Members will be invited to submit artwork for the following session in which James will critique and go over with the possibilities on how to achieve the desired effect to its fullest potential. Please include with the artwork a description as to the general or specific feeling and/or style in which the artwork is intended to achieve.
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.