The Gnomon Workshop

Testimonials

Since we launched The Gnomon Workshop in May of 2000, we have received a great response from the scores of people and studios who have bought our training tutorials.

Customers range from studios and individuals, to schools and training centers including: Sony Pictures Imageworks, Pixar Animation Studios, Industrial Light and Magic, Weta, DreamWorks Feature Animation, Rhythm & Hues, Blur Studio, Midway Games, Blizzard Entertainment, Microsoft, Bad Robot, Epic Games, Electronic Arts, Blue Sky Studios, 2K Games, Bioware, JPL, NASA, Walt Disney Animation Studios, NBC, ESPN, Square Enix, Vancouver Film School, The Academy of Art, The Art Institutes, Savannah College of Art and The Art Center College of Design.

Rick Baker

Special Effects guy

"The latest and greatest technology is meaningless without inspired instruction."

"I only wish that Gnomon had existed when I was a kid. It's that brilliant nexus of imagination and practical reality; a place where dreamers learn to realize, share and bring to life the visions in their heads. The latest and greatest technology is meaningless without inspired instruction.

This is what Gnomon has in spades. Their professors - and founders - are people who truly inspire. They don't just teach the 'how to' - they give you context, understanding and expectations of 'how to on the job'. Theirs is a practical approach to actually working in film, video and gaming. It's that amazing ideal, where art and making a living peacefully co-exist. You can certainly become a successful working artist without Gnomon, but with their pedigree, placement stats, culture and track record, why take that chance?"


JJ ABRAMS

CEO Bad Robot Productions

Director Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek, Super 8

Patricia Beckmann

"... a staple in our libraries at Disney..."

"Gnomon tutorials are a staple in our libraries at Disney Feature Animation. Artist training is very important at Disney, and has been since the days of Walt. We rely on the tutorials to supplement our classes and to provide a more personalized schedule for the production artist seeking to broaden their skill sets."

Patricia Beckmann

Manager of Artistic & Professional Dev

Disney Feature Animation, Circle Seven

Jim McCampbell

"...for artists everywhere to elevate their skillsets..."

"Gnomon has created a series of tutorials that will appeal to anyone interested in a career path in visual arts. The availability of these lessons represents a significant opportunity for artists everywhere to elevate their skillsets to the next level."

Jim McCampbell

Department Head, Computer Animation

Ringling School of Art & Design

Section Studios

"Extensive learning courses in the Gnomon Workshop library are hands down the most crucial training solution to our studio. Also we have seen Gnomon's reputation being even greater overseas. At our recent Philippines studio, our employees are constantly learning from Gnomon's online programs. As an art service company, we always need to have a wide range of expertise and Gnomon has built a colossal library of creative knowledge which we can have access to 24/7. I truly appreciate Gnomon's vision to help anyone have access to better themselves and chase their dreams.""

Cecil Kim

Chief Creative Officer

Section Studios

Framestore

"Framestore has been a subscriber to the Gnomon Workshop for years and it remains a popular resource. Artists sign up on a nearly daily basis, and the content is relevant and valuable for visual effects. Their licensing offering is reasonable and flexible which is essential for us to be able to engage."

Andrew Schlussel

Director, Global Talent Development

Framestore