Dan Katcher, creator of the dragon drawings for Game of Thrones, participates in the Wacom Academy in Barra da Tijuca

Dan Katcher, creator of the dragon drawings for Game of Thrones, participates in the Wacom Academy in Barra da Tijuca

In day November 5, from 7 pm to 10 pm, a Estácio Tom Jobim will be the stage of Wacom Academy: first educational project for creative students to further expand their knowledge, share and interact with the creative community. The annual event brings international digital influencers to South America, as Dan Katcher, known as the Master of Monsters and the Father of Dragons. In this conference, Dan will talk about his favorite monster, the dragon and will share his story and experience with the audience, his trajectory in the industry, as well as showing his workflow and the design of 3D creatures using the software ZBrush.

The event is free and will have simultaneous translation. To participate, simply register at the link academy.wacom.com/pt. Places are limited! The attraction is a unique opportunity to learn the techniques and tools used by one of the most talented and recognized creators of virtual characters today and was specially designed for students and design professionals, illustrators, game designers and those interested in the subject.

Second Hely Costa Junior, coordinator of Estácio’s Graphic Design course, rated 5 by MEC, “the initiative is important so that Estácio students and design lovers, in the first place, have direct contact with a creative like Dan Katcher, it is the dream of everyone who works in the area and is passionate not only for design and creation, but mostly for pop culture! It is the chance to be able to discover the techniques, tools and unveil the creative process behind such iconic characters created by him. In addition, one of our biggest concerns in the graphic design course is to show students that the job possibilities and areas of expertise are huge and diverse“. According to him, the workshop is a great action in the sense of expanding the students’ possibilities of action and preparing them for the job market.

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