Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ’17 – Tickets Now Available

The second edition of Syn Studio Gathering of Masters, Canada’s premier concept art event, is scheduled to take place from June 30 to July 3, 2017. It is a laid back festival where artists can interact, connect with each other and work together to develop and push the boundaries of their illustration, design and art direction skills.

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Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘16

The 4 day event has talks, interactive workshops and fun activities designed to facilitate socializing and interaction between the invited guests and participating artists. Activities during the event include speed painting battles, round table discussion, a cocktail party and portfolio reviews from the masters. You can get details about the speakers and the event scheduling by visiting the website.

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘16 – Round Table

Some of the speakers confirmed for the event are Matt Rhodes, Karla Ortiz, Samantha Youssef, Ian McQue and Nivanh Chanthara and other speakers are expected to be announced soon.

Artwork by Ian McQue

Artwork by Ian McQue

Artwork by Karla Ortiz

Artwork by Karla Ortiz

Artwork by Matt Rhodes

Artwork by Matt Rhodes

Artwork by Samantha Youssef

Artwork by Samantha Youssef

Artwork by Nivanh Chanthara

Artwork by Nivanh Chanthara

The event is aimed at concept artists and art directors working in the video game and entertainment industries as well as advanced students. A total of 8 speakers, all eminent personalities from the concept art world, will be present at the event to guide the participants and share their knowledge and experiences. There will be a maximum of 60 tickets ensuring that the intimate event provides ample opportunity for the participants to interact with the speakers and be a part of the conversation.

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘16: Matt Rhodes with participants

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘16: Figure Drawing Workshop with Samantha Youssef

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘16: Terryl Whitlatch with participants

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘16: Speed painting battle and cocktail party with Victor Mosquera

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘16: James Gurney with participants

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘16: Portfolio Review with the masters

Tickets for last year’s event were sold months in advance and with the reduction in the number of tickets, they’re expected to be sold out very quickly. So act now and grab your tickets as soon as you can! You can get your tickets by clicking the following link: Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘17.

The event is presented by Syn Studio’s Concept Art Diploma Program and sponsored by Wacom and ArtStation.

About the author

Sierra is the Editor of ArtStation Magazine.