LIGHTBOX VIDEOS

We are excited to share all the programming from the 2019 edition of LightBox Expo. New videos EVERY TUESDAY!

Artists and YouTube Panel

Artists and YouTube Panel


Join Laura Price, Sinix, Ross Tran and Stan Prokopenko as they share their life as both artists and YouTubers. Hosted…

Building Better Worlds with Raphael Lacoste

Building Better Worlds with Raphael Lacoste


As a busy Art Director, Raphael Lacoste rarely has time to linger over a painting. He shares tips on how…

Character Design Representation: An Artistic Journey with Gabby Zapata

Character Design Representation: An Artistic Journey with Gabby Zapata


A personal tour through childhood with Gabby Zapata (Disney Digital Network) to discover what makes us unique and how differences…

Designing in Clay

Designing in Clay


Join Andrea Blasich for a 90 minute demonstration of physically designing in clay.

Environment Design Panel

Environment Design Panel


Join Helen MingJue Chen, Craig Mullins, Sunmin Inn and Samantha Kallis as they discuss Environmental Design. Hosted by Betsy Bauer

Fill your Art with Character with Max Ulichney

Fill your Art with Character with Max Ulichney


Character design bursting with quirky personality is Max Ulichney’s passion. In this session, he’ll explore ways to create designs filled…

Finding Your Way Without Losing Yourself

Finding Your Way Without Losing Yourself


This all-female panel will discuss the perils and challenges of forging a career in the arts and animation industry. Join…

How to Tell Stories through Illustrations with Djamila Knopf

How to Tell Stories through Illustrations with Djamila Knopf


Telling stories is a fundamental part of human history and culture. But how do we effectively communicate stories through images?…

Illustration Panel

Illustration Panel


Join Jason Seiler, John Picacio, Camilla D’Errico and Iris Compiet as they discuss the “Ins” and “Outs” of the art…

Jumpstart your Illustration Career with Deborah Lee

Jumpstart your Illustration Career with Deborah Lee


Is it style? Voice? Luck? Networking? Confidence? Practice? Deep, deep anxiety? Surprise, it's all of them! Join Deborah Lee as…

Lights! Pencils! Action! Live-Action Storyboards with the Illustrators of…

Lights! Pencils! Action! Live-Action Storyboards with the Illustrators of…


A discussion on storyboarding your favorite live-action films by the artists who draw them.

lllustrative Wizardry with Esben Rasmussen

lllustrative Wizardry with Esben Rasmussen


Watch Esben Rasmussen (Riot Games) as he arms your illustration tool-kit with magical tips-and-tricks to get you from ideation to…

Making Your Freelance Career Bulletproof with Nathan Fowkes

Making Your Freelance Career Bulletproof with Nathan Fowkes


A freelance career is filled with artistic and financial uncertainties, it can really scary! But with a good plan, it…

Networking in the Creative Community

Networking in the Creative Community


Professionals discuss their approach to make connections at events and online and tell about their experience on what is important…

Painting a Character Scene in Procreate with Nikolai Lockertsen

Painting a Character Scene in Procreate with Nikolai Lockertsen


Join Art Director and Concept Artist Nikolai Lockertsen as he demonstrates the creation of his rich and quirky character designs,…

Personal Projects vs Clients: How to Balance Both

Personal Projects vs Clients: How to Balance Both


Join JAW Cooper, Ryan Lang and Zac Retz as they discuss the importance of personal and client work, and how…

Picking up the iPad with Nicholas Kole

Picking up the iPad with Nicholas Kole


Follow Nicholas Kole on a walkthrough of his character design work, with a focus on how he adapted his illustrative…

Set Design for Animation with Helen MingJue Chen

Set Design for Animation with Helen MingJue Chen


Art Director Mingjue Helen Chen has created extensive VisDev work for Disney and has contributed to comic book titles for…

Storyboarding with a Point of View with Maggie Kang

Storyboarding with a Point of View with Maggie Kang


Storyboarding is all about having a perspective, whether it's the artists's own or the characters in the story. The talk…

The Idea Factory

The Idea Factory


If you've ever struggled with a tough brief, this is the panel for you. Our experts share techniques for ideation…

Why I Love Pencils with Viktor Kalvachev

Why I Love Pencils with Viktor Kalvachev


Watch as Viktor Kalvachev shares his vision, approach and techniques for pencil drawings and how he uses them to quickly…