The Gnomon Workshop offers the most comprehensive set of Digital Production tutorials anywhere. The broad scope of the tutorials contained in this section range from foundational understanding of the software tools all the way to the professional application of these tools and concepts used by artists working in the film and game industries.
The Gnomon Workshop is widely regarded as the global leader in training tutorials for the designer working in the entertainment industry. With tutorials ranging from foundational drawing and design concepts to process tutorials from some of the top concept and character designers in the world, there is surely something here to inspire.
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The Gnomon Workshop offers professional training on most of the software applications used in today's digital pipelines. There are foundational titles to introduce users to the software and tools, as well as advanced production titles that discuss application tools and processes vital to the production of digital assets and media.
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The Gnomon Workshop seeks out the most highly-regarded traditional and digital artists and technicians currently working in the entertainment and design industries. Our instructors have shared their practices working at such top studios as Pixar, ILM, Blizzard, and many more.Instructor GalleriesInstructor Interviews
Johnny Fraser-Allen is a senior conceptual designer and sculptor with over a decade¹s experience in the film industry at the award winning Weta Workshop. He has designed characters and creatures for Peter Jackson¹s King Kong and The Hobbit Trilogy, Andrew Adamson's Narnia Chronicles and Stephen Spielberg's Tintin. With the help of Weta's facilities and its creators, Richard Taylor and Tania Rogers, Johnny has spent over eight years creating the immersive world of 'The Gloaming Trilogy'. With three novels worth of written story, the Gloaming has been illustrated with over 40 sculptures, over fifty illustrations and more than one hundred watercolor painting which are now touring the world in the Gloaming exhibition. Johnny is also working on another sculpture based book project titled 'The Wandering Woods', as well as a children's book titled 'The Preschool Pirates'. He also created all of the illustrations for 'The Squickerwonkers¹ written by actress Evangeline Lilly, published through Titan books.
"I had the extraordinary pleasure of meeting the unique individual that is JFA eleven years ago. When Johnny walked into our lives, in walked the most incredible mind of enthusiasm for all things fancy and fun. Johnny has spent time working with us on multiple blockbuster feature films, interspersed with periods of endeavour in his own worlds. Johnny is both a wonderful artist and an incredible conceptual mind bringing a great deal of joy through the worlds that he invents and creates."
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Gnomon specializes in computer graphics education for careers in the entertainment industry.