Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Advanced Environment Design course at Brainstorm School

Hello All, I'm super happy to announce that I'll be teaching Advanced Environment Design at Brainstorm School. We go over advanced Photoshop painting techniques, lighting and mood practice, establishing a unique and memorable worlds for the film and game industries. If you interested or would like to register, take a look at the link below! Thanks!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Brainstorm Mentorship is back!


THE WAIT IS OVER!!! Brainstorm School is excited & proud to share that we are now offering open-enrollment on our 'Uninstructed' Mentorship Programs! Bringing over 25+ years of combined industry experience, learn at your own pace from industry leading artists James Paick & John J. Park

More info & registration @

Mentorship A goes over the basic foundation needed for all concept artists and illustrators. These are the building blocks to becoming a designer in the conceptual field. These basics are good for all levels from the beginner to the advanced artist looking for review.
Mentorship B takes it to the next level. Be exposed to industry work flow, pipeline, techniques and design formulas used in video game and film concept design departments.
More Tutorials available @
Please email if you have any questions. Thank you.
Register today at

Brainstorm School, 520E Glenoaks Blvd Unit C, Glendale, CA 91207
Please email with any questions.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Brainstorm - Creative Industry Insight Panels - April 11-12 in Downtown Burbank

This weekend in Downtown Burbank!!! Don't miss out on the 'Creative Industry Insight' April 11-12. Come join us for a weekend of Panel Presentations, Q&A, FREE Art Demos, Portoflio Reviews, Breakfest with Industry Professionals, & more!!
More info @ reigstration available @
Limited Seating! Register today. 

FILM DESIGN PANEL – APRIL 11 – 10:30-11:30 AM




Monday, March 23, 2015

Brainstorm Event: A Creative Industry Insight - April 11 & 12

APRIL 11-12, 2015

NEW THIS YEAR - For the more serious artist. CTN Presents Brainstorm: A Creative Industry Insight. Brainstorm will be offering a series of panel discussions, workshops, portfolio reviews, and a chance to meet up with concept artists, visual development artists, & art directors in the Film, Video Game, & Animation industries. Get an insight into the working side of these professionals as they discuss their journey and demonstrate their process.

Bring your sketchbooks and prepare for a weekend of education, inspiration, networking and most of all fun in the animation capital of the world, Burbank. Join in to see, hear and meetup with these professional creators in an intimate and privileged environment!! Networking party, Breakfast with the Pros, Portfolio Reviews and all events included. $45.00 per session or come for the whole weekend for $150.00

*Attendee tickets required.
The Holiday Inn: DownTown Burbank
150 Angeleno Ave, Burbank CA
818 827-7138

$45 - Individual Session
$150 - Entire Weekend

Andy Park
Anthony Francisco
Ben Procter
Cecil Kim
Darren Quach
David Levy
Dylan Cole
Eduardo Gonzalez
Eric Ng
Fausto de Martini
Hong Kim
Jacinda Chew
Jackson Sze
James Chung
James Hawkins
James Paick
Jason Scheier
Joe Pepe
John Park
Justin Pichetrungsi
Justin Goby Fields
Justin Yun
Karla Ortiz
Kevin Chen
Khang Le
Mike Hernandez
Nhat Nguyen
Robh Ruppel

Saturday, April 11th, 2015
9:00am-10:00am, Breakfast with the Pros:Eric Ng, Justin Goby Fields, Justin Pechitrungsi, James Paick, James Chung, and Kevin Chen•10:00am – 11:31am, Film Design Panel: Dylan Cole, David Levy, Fausto De Martini, Joe Pepe, and Ben Procter.
11:30am-12:30pm Conceptual Sketching Demo with Eric Ng.
12:30pm-1:30pm, 3D Character Demo with Justin Goby Fields.
1:00pm-4:00pm, Live Plein Air Demo with Mike Hernandez, Cottonwood Art booth
1:30pm-3:30pm, Game Art Directors Panel: Eduardo Gonzalez, Jacinda Chew, Cecil Kim, and Justin Yun.
1:00pm-5:00pm, Portfolio Review: Fausto De Martini, Eric Ng, Justin Goby Fields, James Chung, Justing Pechitrungsi, James Paick, John Park and Eduardo Gonzalez.

Sunday, April 12th, 2015
9:00am-10:00am , Breakfast with the Pros: Daniel Arriaga, James Paick, John Park, Karla Ortiz, Jason Scheier
10:00am-11:30am, Creative Storytelling Through Design Panel: Karla Ortiz, Andy Park, and Jackson Sze.
11:30am-12:30pm, Storytelling Concept Design Demo with Jason Scheier.
12:30pm-1:30pm, Fantasy Art Design Demo: with James Paick.
1:00pm-4:00pm, Live Plein Air Demo with Mike Hernandez, Cottonwood Art booth
1:00pm-5:00pm, Portfolio Review: James Paick, Andy Park, John park, Karla Ortiz, and Jackson Sze
1:30pm-3:00pm, Creative Game Creators Panel: James Hawkins, Hong Kim, Khang Le, Nhat Nguyen, & Darren Quach.
3:00pm-4:00pm, Character Design Demo with Daniel Arriaga.
4:00pm-5:00pm, Mech Design Demo with John Park
*The above schedule & list of presenters is subject to change.

More information for Brainstorm School Classes, Workshops, & Mentorships @
Brainstorm School, 520E Glenoaks Blvd Unit C, Glendale, CA 91207
Please email with any questions.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Fantasy Concept Design Workshop with Kekai Kotaki - March 15 
Brainstorm School - Fantasy Concept Design Workshop: with Kekai Kotaki

Join Brainstorm School on March 15th from 2-7PM for an exciting day of lecture, demo, and Q&A with legendary Concept Designer Kekai Kotaki. Brainstorm School will have FREE giveaways at the workshop including an exclusive signed sketch by Kekai himself!!

Seating is limited, register today!
Workshop Ticket Price: $150

Please email if you have any questions

View more by Kekai Kotaki below and on his website:

Register today at

Brainstorm School, 520E Glenoaks Blvd Unit C, Glendale, CA 91207 
Please email with any questions.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The Crew - Concept Art by Scribble Pad Studios

Here are some concept designs created by Scribble Pad Studios created for Ubisoft's recent video Game- The Crew.

You can view more images at

Monday, December 22, 2014

Brainstorm School - Tutorials

Hello Everyone,

We would love to update you with the new Brainstorm School Tutorials Page, featuring Gumroad tutorials from Brainstorm School instructors: John Park, Jason Scheier, & James Paick. View the page here: