Gnomon's summer camp for high school students is designed to empower young artists by engaging their creativity, curiosity and passion. Students are introduced to various forms of artistic expression within the fields of entertainment design, animation, visual effects and games. Small classes enable our instructors to spark inspiration, share expertise and provide students with a clear perspective on how to become a professional visual effects artist.

Summer camp at Gnomon is a one-week, hands-on camp that gives high school students an in-depth experience focusing on creative arts in the entertainment industry. Summer camp coursework provides an opportunity for aspiring young artists to interact with industry professionals in a small classroom environment.

  • Open to high school students from grades 10 through 12
  • No admission or portfolio requirements
  • Tuition prices include all materials and lunch
  • All classes meet Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • All classes are held on Gnomon's campus at 1015 N. Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Get Started

Registration for both sessions opens Monday, January 18th at 10:00 am.
Session 1 — $600
June 20 – June 24, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Session 2 — $600
June 27 – July 1, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Daily Schedule
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker

Drawing for the Entertainment Industry

Learn the art of conceptual design as expressed in the entertainment industry.

Digital Painting

Learn the principle techniques of concept design through digital painting tools.

Digital Sculpting

Learn to sculpt detailed organic creatures and characters using Pixologic ZBrush.
3d animation

3D Animation, Games and Visual Effects

Understand the digital production process using 3D software.

"Take a look at the graduate work and you can see that it is a testament to how incredible Gnomon really is. Its first class facilities, technology and teaching staff gives students the greatest chance they will ever have at placement within the entertainment industry."

Neil Huxley
Creative Director, Digital Domain

"Gnomon provides its students with a balance of technical know-how and the ability to develop their own unique artistic styles. This balance of skills is what all creative teams, including those at Walt Disney Animation Studios, look for when seeking new talent."

Zack Petroc
Studio Department Lead at Walt Disney Animation Studios