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Developing Compositions for Illustrations with Charles Hu
📆 Tuesdays @ 10am PT | Starting Oct 10th

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Dive deeper into the world of composition with NMA instructor Charles Hu in this 8-week interactive Live Class. This immersive course builds upon the core principles you've mastered in previous sessions, steering you through the intricate process of crafting compelling compositions that evolve into refined paintings or illustrations. Engage in in-depth studies, unravel the subtleties of color theory, and manifest your artistic visions with precision. This is your gateway to creating emotionally resonant and visually captivating masterpieces. Don't miss this chance to amplify your artistry—enroll today!

👉 Live Classroom

🌟 Introducing Individual
Live Class Passes!

Ever felt the urge to dive into one of our Live Classes but held back because you didn’t have a LIVE plan? We've heard you 📣, and we're thrilled to announce a game-changing opportunity just for you!

🎉For the FIRST time ever, we're rolling out our Individual Live Class Passes!🎟️

What does this offer entail?

  • Flexibility: Opt in for any upcoming live class and attend on a per-class basis.
  • Accessibility: This option is available to those on our Library plan, Library+, or even newcomers to our campus. Experience our Live Classes in real-time.

    Savings: Enjoy a 25% discount with an active enrollment plan!
Current Students
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*Note: Discount applies only to active Library or Library+ members. Being signed in is required at checkout.

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Meet Your Instructor

Charles Hu is a figure painter and notable art instructor. In 2007, he co-founded his own fine art school, 3Kicks Fine Art Studio in Pasadena, California. Charles received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He began his instructional career at the L.A. Academy of Figurative Arts. His commissions include numerous portrait paintings, character designs for film and game pitches, murals, and comic books: one of them being the movie End of the Spear. He has exhibited at Wendt Gallery in Laguna Beach, California. Charles is currently full-time faculty at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He has also taught at Laguna College of Art and Design, and Gnomon – School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation.