Luc has over ten years of experience designing and creating world-class destinations, attractions, shows, and products for a wide range of domestic and international clients. Among other distinguished projects, Luc was a designer on the recently-opened Shanghai Disneyland Castle, the largest and most intricate to date. With his passion for sharing design experience and understanding, Luc teaches Entertainment Design at ArtCenter College of Design. Luc is currently working as CEO and Principal Designer at Steadman Design Studio in Pasadena, CA.
Clients: Walt Disney Imagineering, Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers Studio, Samsung, Paramount Studios, Dreamworks, National Geographic, MNC Land, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Warner Brothers, Resorts Worlds and many more .
Build a portfolio displaying a deeper understanding of environment design by creating an immersive story driven experience with responsibility to real-world spatial restraints. In this course, students will refine their use of design fundamentals and gain an understanding of master planning, guest experience, iconic attractors, architectural scale and spatial responsibility. Students will tell their story through the use of character, prop, vehicle, and architectural design. This class is a rare opportunity for designers who want to learn to translate their imagination to reality through this unique design process.
Skill level: Intermediate to Advanced
Software: Photoshop, SketchUp optional
Course Format: Standard
Length: 8 Weeks.
Lectures: Pre-Recorded each week
Assignment: Deadlines each week.
Feedback: Individual recorded.
QandA: Once a week
*For classes with fewer than 6 students feedback may be provided during the live QandA session.
Conceptual Sketching: Designing a Theme Park Experience
Planning Spatial Design: Creating a Master Plan and POV Image #1 Layout
Setting the Mood: POV Image #1
Selling the Idea: POV Image #1
Designing the Guest Experience: Vehicle, Prop, Character, and Set Design Sketches
Story Immersion: POV Image #2
Feeling the Experience: POV Image #2
Final Visuals: POV Image #2