What is the perfect balance of art and design? How do you practice painting in order to become a better designer? Come learn how one tattoo artist travelled the globe in pursuit of passion, and share in the lessons he learned along to the way to becoming an Emmy Award winning production designer and an inspirational digital painter.

Chad is an art director at Bardel Entertainment, an instructor for the MFA program at The Academy or Art in San Francisco, and a prolific Finger Painter. In 2016, he took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation, for his contribution to the DreamWorks/Netflix animated TV show DinoTrux. His past clients also include grammy nominated artist Janelle Monáe, Atlantic Records, Weta Workshop, Scott Free Productions, Disruptor Beam, and Imagine FX. In his down time, between arting, directing, teaching, and parenting, Chad has been known to escape exploding cars.

You can browse some of Chad’s past projects on his website.

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