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WORLD-BUILDING - Pre-College Academy

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Lyme Academy of Fine Arts

84 Lyme Street

Old Lyme, CT 06371

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WORLD-BUILDING

July 22 - 26, 2019

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $375

World-Building equips students with character design, environment design, writing, and storytelling skills; all of which one must possess upon entering the gaming, film, or graphic novel industry. Projects enable students, by the end of the class term, to develop a fictional world and its visuals. This course offers the opportunity to design settings and characters of iconic resonance within an original mythic world.

Instructor: Jon Sideriadis
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
M.F.A., Hartford Art School

Jon has been an active freelance illustrator, author, and adjunct professor for fifteen years.  His specialty is mythological art and storytelling.  He teaches Intro to Illustration, Illustration I, Concept Art, World Building, and Digital Painting at Lyme Academy College.  His work has been published in film, television, video games, novels, comics, album art, board games, and trading cards. His work is displayed in solo and group shows throughout the country, he is represented by Haven Gallery in New York, and he is internationally acclaimed in the illustration field. He is often invited as a Guest of Honor to illustration conventions and exhibits work with the finest fantasy and science fiction illustrators in the business.

Jon is the Art Director of the Spartan Museum of Art. Every Summer, he teaches Painting and Art History in Greece. He is also currently writing and illustrating an original mythology series called Astromythos. He received his bachelor's degree in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design, and his master's at the Hartford Art School's M.F.A. in Illustration Program.


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