Saturday, January 17, 2015

Art of the Week - January 17 2015

More creative content from the standout assignments generated at The Animation Academy this week. Thank you students for your  productivity.


Amanda Gonzales

These images were used as personal promotional art by Amanda at the Anime LA Convention 2015.




Anthony Binion




Lola Chee



Chanealle Chahayed



Autumn Galvin



Renn Stewart

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Art of the Week - January 10 2015

Here's the latest from our students at The Animation Academy this past week. Excellent diversification in concept, design and execution. Thanks for your exceptional work everyone! Keep Creating!


Autumn Galvin





Quintin Colantoni



Lola Chee




Renn Stewart



Don Sheean

Saturday, January 03, 2015

Art of the Week - January 3 2015

We squeezed a couple of sessions between Christmas and New Years. Here's what we came up with in that time at The Animation Academy in Burbank.


Maia Gross




Marcello Frisina


This is what Marcello was doing when he first enrolled a few months ago...



Hannah Williamson



Chris Collins

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Art of the Week - December 27 2014

Here's the latest from recent class assignments at The Animation Academy in Burbank. The week was shortened due to the Christmas break. 


Chris Collins



Amanda Gonzales



Autumn Galvin



Chanaelle Chabayed



Issa Suelto



Joel Valdez


Saturday, December 20, 2014

Art of the Week - December 20 2014

More fun stuff from recently created at The Animation Academy in Burbank.


Philip Sha



Issa Suelto





Chris Collins




Alice Varbanov



Joel Valdez



Ashlyn Miyasaki

Monday, December 15, 2014

Student Comments

It's high time we update what current and recently enrolled students say about their experience here at The Animation Academy in Burbank. Here's a sample...
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"The Academy has helped me improve in my artistic ability dramatically. I've learned more here in my first 2 weeks than a whole semester in my college courses." - Dawn G

"The Academy has helped my art significantly. I enjoy every minute there and look forward to class every week. Artistically I would not be where I am now without the Academy's instruction." - Autumn G

"The Animation Academy put the 'fun' in fundamentals." - Issa S

"On the very first day at this school, my art changed drastically. With the fantastic help from teachers and influential guidance, I improved in my fundamentals and form. On top of my experience I have gained many friends. I love the atmosphere and people here." - Amanda G

"If you like art and want to listen to jazz for hours like a young Italian jellyfish then throw yourself to the Academy. I even spent my birthday in class." - Quintin C

"I really wanted to thank you for your instruction, and I wanted to let you know that because of the work you helped me with in class, I was able to use it to get into one of the only digital animation classes offered at my university." - Rachel N

"I drive 40 miles to Burbank to attend class each week and it's always worth it." - Mike Z

"The Animation Academy has helped me grow as an artist more than any other art program I've taken. I feel more confident with my art than I ever have before." - Madison S


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We're happy and fortunate to have attracted excellent individuals to our school over the years. Our students are exceptional talents and wonderful to create with.

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Devin Martin returns

We're very pleased to have with us once again the great Devin Martin. He's a former student of the Academy going back to our earliest days. Devin has become a very successful artist working on staff at Walt Disney Studios Product Development. He is currently enrolled in our Visual Development class where he's honing his skills even further. Here's a few recent samples of what Devin has created as part of his assignment. He's reworking some concept designs for The Wizard of Oz while practicing his gray scale rendering techniques. To see more of Devin Martin's excellent work follow this link to his blog.