Syn Studio Gathering of Masters 2018

The third edition of Syn Studio Gathering of Masters, Canada’s premier concept art event is scheduled to take place from June 28 to July 1, 2018 and you can get your tickets here.

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters a small, laid back festival where concept artists from around the world connect with each other and work together to create new art and push the boundaries of their illustration, design and art direction skills.

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

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘16

Some of the speakers confirmed for the event are Jama Jurabaev, Karla Ortiz, Ian McQue and Serge Birault and other speakers are expected to be announced soon.

Artwork by Jama Jurabaev

Artwork by Jama Jurabaev

Artwork by Karla Ortiz

Artwork by Karla Ortiz

Artwork by Ian McQue

Artwork by Ian McQue

Artwork by Serge Birault

Artwork by Serge Birault

The 4 day event is aimed at concept artists and art directors working in the video game and entertainment industries as well as advanced students. The 8 speakers at the event are all highly accomplished concept artists and art directors, having worked on some of the biggest AAA video games and blockbuster films released in recent years. These speakers will share their wealth of knowledge as well as experiences of working in the industry and guide the participants in their concept art journey. There will be a maximum of 65 tickets sold 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 2017 : Matt Rhodes with participants

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘17 : Ian McQue with participants during his outdoor workshop

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters 2017 : Participants in discussion

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘17 : Karla Ortiz with participants

The event is filled with  talks and interactive workshops as well as fun activities designed to facilitate socialization and interaction between the speakers and the participants. Activities during the event include speedpainting 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 ‘17 : Round Table Discussion

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘17 : Building a Strong Character Bust with Karla Ortiz

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters 2017 : Speedpainting battle – Karla Ortiz vs Ian McQue

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters 2017 : Figure Drawing Workshop with Samantha Youssef

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘17: Portfolio Review

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘17: Beyond the Canvas with Ian McQue

Tickets for the Event

Tickets for  previous events were sold months in advance are expected to sell out very quickly this year as well so act now and grab your tickets as soon as you can!

Get your ticket for Syn Studio Gathering of Masters ‘18!


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