Creating 2D Characters with Digital Illustration
October 2, 2015. On campus at the Digital Media Center.
Funded by a grant from the CSU Entertainment Industry Initiative, the Art Department is hosting a series of guest workshops for CSU Art majors around the theme of storytelling in the digital arts.
The Creating 2D Characters with Digital Illustration workshop will be led by industry professional Christian Hali, and will consist of five-hours of hands-on instruction in which CSU students develop an idea in a digital medium.
Christian Hali an award-winning artist, art director, illustrator, and creative executive with ten years of production experience for MTV, Disney, Nickelodeon, and Daniel Ostroff Productions. As an UX Designer and Strategist in the Bay Area he has contributed to enterprise solutions for the hospitality, medical and legal services industries. Hali is a published illustrator with Simon & Schuster and Landoll Books, and his illustration is in the University California Santa Cruz library archives.
This series of workshops will conclude with a public exhibition of student work in the CSU Stanislaus’ Building Imagination Center, and select students will travel to the CSU Media Arts Festival. The 2015 CSU Media Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at CSU Los Angeles! This 25th Anniversary of the MAF will feature a full day of interaction with media faculty and media and entertainment industry professionals, screenings, and an awards ceremony.