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Art Direction Bootcamp: What They Don't Teach You in Art School: Lessons for First Time Leads


You've spent years learning how to channel your creative talents into a successful art career, and now you're ready to take the leap into a lead role! But what does it really mean to be an effective lead artist? Erica Pinto (lead narrative animator at Santa Monica Studio) will share her experience becoming a first-time lead on 'God of War', some of the challenges she faced, and lessons learned over the course of the project. You may be surprised at how much being a good lead is not just about being a great artist!

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  • GDC 2019
  • Erica Pinto
  • Sony Santa Monica Studio
  • free content
  • Visual Arts
  • Visual Arts