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art festival

A small educational event for artists in the entertainment industry.

October 13-14, 2023

Hamerlinggasse 3, 2nd floor, 8010 Graz, Austria

From the inner courtyard, enter the building through a pair of  automatic glass doors and turn left. Walk past the shop and you'll get to the elevator, which takes you to the 2nd floor and to the event. 




day 1

10:00 - 10:15

Silvia Wipfler

Opening Ceremony

Short introduction & general infos about the event

10:15 - 11:45

Will Weston

Figure Drawing

Figure drawing and anatomy lecture with a model. Will teaches anatomy for artists. He shows you the basics as well as advanced techniques and covers common paint points. 

12:00 - 13:00

Hector Moran

From Sketch to 3D model

Hector is showing the process behind the creation of the miniatures he sculpts.

13:00 - 13:30



Time to have some coffee, snacks and chat.

13:30 - 14:15

Silvia Wipfler

Character design for games - part I

Designing characters for a living is a dream scenario many artists have. In this lecture I will show you what it takes to create Concept Art for a game like League of Legends. 

14:30 - 17:30

Heri Irawan

Designing a character in the style of league of legends - Part II

In this masterclass Heri demonstrates how game characters are designed from start to finish. You will watch the whole process, ask questions and learn all the tips and tricks professional artists use in their workflow. 

17:30 - 18:30

Silvia Wipfler

The colours of arcane

Colours go hand in hand with emotion, mood and narration. We will look at how colours can be used to design and create a world and its characters, using the TV series Arcane as an example.

day 2

9:30 - 10:30

Heri Irawan

how to build a professional portfolio

A portfolio is the way to show your work, attract clients and find a job. Heri shows you how you can level up your portfolio to get clients and find better jobs. He will cover common pitfalls and misconceptions, so that you have all the tools you need to revise your portfolio once this event is over.

10:45 - 13:45

Will Weston

Figure Drawing Masterclass

In-depth instructional drawing session with a model. Now that you have learned about anatomy on day 1, Will teaches you how to draw figures from life. You will draw the model yourself under guidance and you can ask questions when you need help.

13:45 - 14:15



Time to have some coffee, snacks and chat.

14:15 - 16:15

Heri Irawan & Silvia Wipfler

interactive character design workshop - Part III

After watching part I & II of our Character Design program, you will design a character in small groups, mimicking a real studio setting. Heri and Silvia will guide you through the whole process. In the end you will have learned everything you need to work as a professional Character Artist or to upgrade the skills you already have.

16:15 - 17:15

Hector Moran & Johannes Salvenmoser

RAW - shaping worlds in 3D

Hector and Johannes take you on a journey and tell you how they are building their IP at Ronin Arts Workshop. 

17:15 - 18:00

all speakers

draw together

To bring the event to a close we will gather for a relaxing life drawing session with a model. The speakers will draw themselves and move around to help you along if you have questions. 

portfolio reviews

You can get portfolio reviews during the event at dedicated tables. Our speakers will let you know when they are available. There is enough time for everyone and you can talk to multiple speakers. 

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