CRAIG ELLIOT

Concept Art Mentor

© Craig Elliott
Meet Crai

 

Craig Elliott is an artist based in Los Angeles, California. He received his education at the famed Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and studied under artists such as Harry Carmean and Burne Hogarth. Craig’s carefully crafted and arresting images of nature and the human form have captivated audiences with their visual and intellectual celebration of the beauty in this world and beyond. In addition to his fine art work, Craig has had a hand in designing many of today’s most popular animated films from studios such as Disney and Dreamworks; including Hercules, Mulan, The Emperor's New Groove, Treasure Planet, Rio, Shark Tale, Flushed Away, Bee Movie, and Enchanted, Monsters vs. Aliens, The Princess and the Frog the Lorax and many more. A multi-faceted artist, he is also an accomplished landscape architect, sculptor and jewelry designer. Especially known for his exceptional ability with the human figure and creative composition, Craig’s work has evolved into a unique vision informing and influencing fine art, print, animation, and commercial worlds. 

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WHERE YOU KNOW HIM FROM

Monster vs. Alens

The Penguins of Madagascar
The Lorax
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Foundations for Film & Games

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Advanced 3D Animation Course

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Advanced 3D Modelling Course

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Advanced Visual Effects Course

Take the next step and learn advanced FX techniques with the industry standard software Houdini FX.

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VFX Compositing Course

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Concept Art & Ilustration Course

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MARI Texturing Course

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Introduction to Game Animation

Upgrade your animation skills and learn video game animation in Unreal 4 Engine. Create combat animations, cinematics and production workflow techniques.

 

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Introduction to 3D Animation

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Introduction to 3D Modeling

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Introduction to Concept Art

Learn the basics of Concept Art through a series of video tutorials and take the next step on your journey to becoming a Concept Artist.

 

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1-On-1 Private Mentoring

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