Jon Reilly – Concept Sculpting for VFX


This masterclass will focus on creating concept sculpts for VFX. It will start with the ideation of a concept before moving on to adding shape and form, anatomy and character.

With a professional career spanning roughly 2 decades, Jon is a well-established and versatile character artist. His roles have found him working on some of the most iconic characters in cinema such as Shere Khan for the Jungle Book, and Proxima Midnight for Avengers: Infinity War.

Jon has also sculpted numerous Street Fighter favourites for collectibles and has also worked on multiple award-winning video games. Jon has been a guest speaker for both higher education institutes and industry shows and continues to share his experience and knowledge to the next generation of artists.

About CAVE Academy

CAVE Academy provides individual courses, structured programmes, quarterly challenges, weekly Masterclasses and Dailies to help develop versatile production-ready skills and critical thinking for the creative industries.

In order to ensure that their training is totally up to date and of the highest calibre, it works closely with prestigious industry partners such as ARRI, Autodesk, Clear Angle Studios, DNEG, Epic, Framestore, Foundry, Pixologic, RED and the VES London.

They offer speciality online and in-person training courses for studios, schools, and events. They have had the privilege to teach at the following centres of excellence: Bournemouth University, DNEG, Filmakademie, The Animation Workshop, Framestore, NextGen and Norwich University.


Posted on

24th September 2021