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Gnomon Workshop: Live! Set for Dec. 2-3

The fourth Gnomon Workshop: Live! will take place Dec. 2-3, 2006, 10:00 am -7:00 pm, Sound Stage 15, next door to the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, 1015 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood 90038.

The cost is $125. Purchase tickets online and bring a printed copy of your order confirmation and valid driver's license to the event. Please do not select shipping options, as they will not be issuing a printed ticket. Gnomon recommends reserving early.

Featured artists will present subjects that include character and concept design, storyboarding, comicbook penciling, modeling, game production pipeline and texturing. The schedule will include such artists as Craig Mullins, Iain McCaig, Dan Milligan, Steven Stahlberg, Dave Finch, Ron Lemen, David Krentz, Ian Joyner, Lopsie Schwartz and Fausto De Martini. These artists have influenced the landscape of concept design, visual effects and game design, with work featured in films such as Frank Miller's 300, STAR WARS EPISODES 1-3, FINAL FANTASY - THE SPIRITS WITHIN, DINOSAUR and ERAGON, and in games such as MYST 3 EXILE, X-MEN LEGENDS 2, BROTHERS IN ARMS and WORLD OF WARCRAFT, and comic books such as ULTIMATE X-MEN, MOON KNIGHT and THE NEW AVENGERS.

If you're coming in from out of town, the fabulous and centrally located Roosevelt Hotel will extend the Gnomon rate of about $179 for our event. Call (323) 466-7000 and ask for the Gnomon rooms (based on availability).

The Econo Lodge Hollywood is simple and super inexpensive and within walking distance. It's right around the corner from Gnomon and its giving a 10% discount on already really low-priced rooms: Single rooms are $69/night; double rooms are $79/night. It's at 777 Vine Street, 323.463.5671.

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Since 2000, The Gnomon Workshop ( has provided artists and students with the educational resources they need to succeed as artists in the entertainment industries. Whether they're interested in design, modeling, effects, animation, storytelling or matte painting, these DVDs provide a valuable educational resource for students around the world. The Gnomon Workshop is the sister company of The Gnomon School of Visual Effects, which provides professional caliber visual effects instruction to students and professionals in Los Angeles.