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.
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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.
Professional Training for Artists
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
Jessica Canter is an accomplished Senior Surfacing artist who has extensive industry experience in Feature Animation. She has shown both artistic prowess and technical leadership in the field through pioneering new workflows at DreamWorks Animation, developing curriculum at multiple educational institutions, including the Gnomon School, as well as having had artwork displayed in various galleries. Her work has been featured in various award winning films such as Kung Fu Panda (I/II), The Croods, Shrek 4, Turbo,Monsters vs. Aliens and more, with roles ranging from the texturing of entire environments and sets, to surfacing characters with wide varieties of skins, clothing and fur. Jessica has her BFA from Bowling Green University and MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design.
"Jessica Canter is a truly gifted artist with an amazing eye and great sense of aesthetic. I've had the opportunity to work with her during my time at Dreamworks animation and she constantly delivered high quality works. She's one of the most well rounded artists I've known. Jessica has completed a great amount of work on both lead characters as well as large environments and she always raises the bar of quality. Jessica pays close attention to details and has the rare ability to bring life to anything she touches. She is an amazing texture artist!"