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Photoshop Progression – starts Thursday Sep 22


This Fall, FX Dojo finally offers a companion Photoshop class for students who want to continue past the fundamentals. These classes are held in Liberty Station, San Diego, where Instructor Otto Lai will guide artists through exercises of varying difficulty. Covering important topics like compositing, clean plates, and photo  manipulation, everyone will reinforce existing skills while learning new… Read more »

Blender After School – Starts Friday Sep 30th


This Fall, FX Dojo presents an Intermediate-Level Animation class for kids and teens! Students will use two of the most powerful open source tools available today in Blender and Krita. Use Krita’s animation tools to practice timing keyframes The new timeline makes full use of Krita’s layer system Learn the fundamentals of 3D rigging… and apply it… Read more »

Intro to 3D Printing at Fleet


Introducing another 3 class series at the Fleet Science Center! I’ll be spending Sunday afternoons in the Tinkering Studio, exploring 3D space with Autodesk’s web-based modeling program, Tinkercad. No previous experience is necessary! I’ve got dozens of fun lessons spanning two-hour classes every Sunday for three weeks. Students will start by creating unique shapes by… Read more »

Blender Organic – starts Tuesday Sep 13


This Fall 2016, FX Dojo is proud to present Blender Organic, a brand-new Intermediate class focusing on modeling natural lifeforms and structures. For 5 weekly sessions, students will practice a variety of short exercises to quickly sketch ideas for non-mechanical concepts. Ears and eye sockets are common problem areas for maintaining clean topology Learn to extrude… Read more »

Google Cardboard Workshop – Friday Sep 16


Join us at FX Dojo for a non-digital workshop! Okay, that’s not totally true because we’re building a VR headset… but the headset will be made with cardboard! This Do-It-Yourself project is to motivate and inspire local artists to participate in the upcoming Google Cardboard Art Show taking place at the San Diego Maker Faire… Read more »