Academy of Art University

The School of

Visual Development

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About School of Visual Development

Creating the characters and environments that will shape 21st century media.

The School of Visual Development at Academy of Art University equips students with the skills needed to help create elaborate scenes and characters for blockbuster films and video games.

Industry professionals teach students the skills needed to play key roles in the production pipeline, focusing on composition, perspective, environment design, figure drawing, and character design. Each student’s exceptional portfolio of work highlights these abilities.

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