Thursday, February 28, 2013

Schoolism Welcomes Guest Instructor, Pixar's Daniel Arriaga. Character Design I with Stephen Silver and Daniel Arriaga - April 30, 2013.

Schoolism would like to welcome's special guest instructor, Pixar™ Character Designer Daniel Arriaga!  Daniel Arriaga is known for his amazing designs on Toy Story 3© and Wreck it Ralph©.  For a limited time, take Character Design I with Stephen Silver and Daniel Arriaga on  The first session begins on April 30, 2013.  Seats are very limited so act quickly!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Art of Niko

Artist: Charles Santoso

Check out the ANIMATED TRAILER for the NIKO project on kickstarter

If you buy the Art of Niko book from Kickstarter, it will probably be the only way to get it signed by the team (Bobby Chiu, Kei Acedera, Jim Bryson and Adam Jeffcoat).

Thanks to everyone that came to check out our FULLY ANIMATED COMICBOOK project "Niko and the Sword of Light" last week! It was an overwhelming response and we are quite touched.
As many of you know we are developing an 'Art of Niko' book with some amazing guest artists. Here's one of them!

If you like this project please let others know! It would make a real difference

Saturday, February 23, 2013

‘Wise Dolphin’ by Kei Acedera - Niko and the Sword of Light

Here is concept art of the "Wise Dolphin" by Kei Acedera.

Please click on our Kickstarter link to view more images! We just added 6 original concept art drawings to our rewards!

Friday, February 22, 2013

New Chiustream on Tuesday Feb 26th, 2013

Hey everyone!  We've got a new session of Chiustream coming!
Tune into by clicking on the newsletter image to go to the Chiustream link at 2pm ET on Tuesday Feb 26th, 2013.  Let's all get together and punch laziness in the face!

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Schoolism LIVE San Francisco April 27-28, 2013

Schoolism LIVE is coming to San Francisco April 27-28, 2013 sponsored by Autodesk Sketchbook Pro.  This workshop features three of some of our finest instructors in the Gaming and Feature Animation industries.

Alex Woo (Pixar Story Artist) teaching ‘Gesture Drawing’
Anthony Jones (Concept Artist) teaching ‘Realistic Character and Creature Design’
Nathan Fowkes (Veteran Entertainment Industry Artist) teaching ‘Designing with Color and Light.’

Each of these 4-hour workshops are packed with information essential to artists of all levels and is an opportunity not to be missed. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

"The Art of Niko" published by Xupuy

 The first day and we are almost 50% funded on our kickstarter project! To keep things going, we'd like to share some images from "The Art of Niko" book that is being offered for your pledges.

72 pages full color
8.5 x 10.75 inches
Guest artist contributions by
 Dice Tsutsumi
Pascal Campion
Louie del Carmen
Stephen Silver
Tim Sale
Francisco Herrera
Charles Santoso
Lar Desouza
Shaz Lym
Ryan Wood
Darren Rawlings

Here are some sample pages from the book...


Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Bobby Chiu & Kei Acedera present Imaginism Studios newest project, Niko and the Sword of Light on Kickstarter

After months of development, we are all really excited to unveil the trailer to our newest project in collaboration with the crew at Studio NX, Niko and the Sword of Light on

Take the time to click on the image to view our trailer and see all of the amazing rewards we have available in exchange for your support.  Thanks in advance!

A very special shout out to our amazing core team of Jim Bryson, Adam Jeffcoat and Shaz Lym!

Monday, February 18, 2013

It's almost here! The details of our new project "Niko and the Sword of Light" will be revealed tomorrow, Tuesday 19, 2013 9:00am PT / 12:00pm ET.

painting by Kei Acedera

LIKE the FB fan page to stay updated when its revealed tomorrow.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Interview with married Visual Development Artist couple, Mike Yamada and Victoria Ying.

Check out the free interview with married Visual Development Artist couple, Mike Yamada and Victoria Ying on  Mike Yamada is a Visual Development Artist at Dreamworks Animation and Victoria Ying is a Visual Development Artist at Walt Disney Animation.  Together, they have an impressive list of credits including: How to Train Your Dragon, Kung Fu Panda 2, Wreck-It-Ralph, Tangled, Clash of the Titans, and Paperman.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Niko and the Sword of Light will be revealed Feb 19

Details of Imaginism Studios' newest project with Studio NX will be revealed Tuesday Feb 19, 2013.
Click LIKE on our Facebook fanpage to see more images and get the info in your newsfeed.

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Niko and the Sword of Light

The darkness is coming...
February 2013 this month we will unveil our newest project.
Please 'LIKE' our fan page to see more of our comicbook NIKO AND THE SWORD OF LIGHT
Here's a concept piece by Kei Acedera

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Character Design II with Stephen Silver begins April 22, 2013.

If you feel you have a good grasp of Character Design fundamentals, this brand new class will help bring you to the next level and keep you at the top of your game!  Character Design II with Stephen Silver is now available on  Seats are very limited so act quickly!