Interested in creating amazing creatures and fantastical environments? Join us on Friday, November 13th for an exclusive interview with Olivier Dubard. Olivier is an artist who has created environments for films and games such as Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Gears 5, Black Panther, Destiny 2, and more! As a Gnomon alum, he has invested time back into our community, sharing firsthand stories about how you tell compelling stories through visual illustration. Join our host, Adam Hartel, as he talks with Olivier about his artistic journey and how he uses his skills in drawing, painting, and 3D to make amazing art for the entertainment industry. Throughout the stream, viewers will have the opportunity to ask Olivier questions in the stream chat.
Stick around after the interview for a Virtual Info Session to learn all about Gnomon, and a detailed overview on:
Gnomon's full-time programs and 10-week individual courses are designed to develop well-rounded artists
that who are skilled in the diverse disciplines within 3D production. For those outside of the US, virtual classroom-style online courses are also available.
Olivier Dubard is a Visual Development Artist currently working at Blizzard Entertainment. He has worked in live action VFX, AAA games and animated feature films. Throughout his career he worked at Sony Pictures Imageworks, Double Negative, Digital Domain, Microsoft, and Blue Sky. He has contributed to various projects including Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Gears of War, Black Panther, Hotel Transylvania, The Terminator, and Star Trek, and is now creating concept art for the cinematic department at Blizzard. Olivier has released two Gnomon Workshop tutorials where he explains the workflow for creating film and cinematic environments.
As a Gnomon representative, Adam travels to high schools, community colleges, and trade shows to educate prospective students about Gnomon’s academic options and provide information about careers in the entertainment industry. With over two decades of experience working in nonprofit, Adam has used his skills in visual art, photography, and design to create socially conscious initiatives in collaboration with art students and professionals. He has lived and worked abroad in Norway and the Netherlands while traveling Europe as a community developer and public speaker.