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CLASSES AVAILABLE NOW

We provide masterclasses from world renowned experts who are brought in to share their knowledge with you. Our small class sizes and face to face delivery means that you will spend one on one time with people who have shaped their respective industries. Their knowledge of the work practices of places like Weta Workshops, Epic Games, and other big name companies will help you understand what it takes to be employed by the best.

TERM 3 HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMME 2017

July 24th to Sept 26th 2017
We are very happy to announce our Home School Education Programme for 2017. Our programme is open to all students 12 years or older. Early registration is essential due to limited seats. Focusing on prop building and special effects makeup, this programme will get students hands on with relevant skills still used in the movie, television, and stage industries.

HALF MASK WORKSHOP WITH MIKE PORTER AT THE COTTON MILL

SkillTree's Half Mask Workshop is coming to Allen Texas, United States for Three days ! This workshop will cover sculpting, molding, and finishes with a painting demo.

Sculpting Hand Anatomy with Klaus Gaar

July 28th to 30th or August 11th to 13th
In this three day workshop, Klaus Gaar will guide you over the process of creating a 1:1 scale hand with one side being a finished piece and the other showing the tendons, muscles and bones.  This process of creating an ecorche sculpture will give you a better understanding of the underlying features and how those features inform the shapes that the skin covers. 

DRAWING WITH MEL FERDON

FRIDAYS 6-9PM
Each Friday Mel will be teaching classes such as life drawing, still life, anatomy and other drawing skills needed to improve your mastery of drawing, drafting and rendering techniques.

GAME DEVELOPMENT WITH MIKE PORTER

SESSIONS MONDAYS 4-7PM
Each week we will cover game development topics from pixel art, prop building, scripting, level design, and game engines, and many more.

CASUAL SCULPTING TUESDAY

SESSIONS TUESDAYS 6-9PM
Come on in to Skilltree where we will have a casual sculpting session. The relaxed studio setting and informal instructional style will give you lots of time to experiment and produce great take-home pieces.

PAINTING WITH MEL FERDON

SESSIONS THURSDAYS 6-9PM
Come learn about painting in a variety of mediums and different subject matters with our traditional art mentor. Each week we will cover a different subject matter, technique, or medium to help expand your painting abilities, or to explore a new avenue for your art to grow.
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