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Discover all about 2D and 3D art at the Vertex 2021 virtual conference

Vertex 2021
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Vertex 2021 combines the authority of the world’s leading professional design brands: CreativeBloq.com, 3D World and ImagineFX, with industry expertise across the world of CG. 

From video games, VFX and VR to concept art, real-time creation and everything in between, at Vertex 2021 you can learn from the world’s best creative studios, and improve your creative skills with advice and inspiration from leading industry artists.

While Vertex is going virtual for its 2021 edition, it’ll still have all the incredible speakers, portfolio reviews and Ask An Artist sessions that have featured in previous years. What’s more, you'll be able to enjoy them from the comfort of your own home or studio, with on-demand access to all the sessions available for the next 30 days. 

Video: sneak peek of the headline speakers at Vertex 2021 

Anyone even vaguely interested in animation will not want to miss legendary director Aaron Blaise draw on his 30 years’ experience (21 spent at Walt Disney  helping to make some of the greatest animated films ever made, including Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin). He will give the audience unique insight into the old ways of animation. 

With 2.2 million followers on Instagram, character artist Lois Van Baarle (aka Loish) will talk about her approach to digital art, which has been used by clients including LEGO, Guerrilla Games, and Amazon.

There’s also plenty for 3D artists and VFX fans to enjoy. Extraordinary 3D artist and interior specialist Belle van der Woodsen will share her expertise in visualizing unique and outstanding interior spaces. 

Director Frederik Löfberg will give the audience an insight into directing CG and virtual productions, including cinematics for a range of AAA games. 

JM Blay, founder and director of Blay Studio, will discuss his work in motion graphics and animation. Also, for anyone interested in concept art and digital matte painting, art director Mikael Widegren will be giving an unmissable talk on his work.

Tickets are available from www.vertexconf.com for the unbeatable price of US$34.12 (+ tax).