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Basic admissions requirements
Pre-application interview

1. Do you already have some training (or self-teaching) in the fundamentals of realistic drawing and painting (including digital painting) and could you potentially show us a portfolio that demonstrates your skill level?

2. Are you passionate, focused, mature and improvement oriented? Will you have successfully completed at least 12 years of school before starting the program? (Or for Quebec residents: will you have successfully completed and been out of high school for at least one year before starting the program?). Could you potentially demonstrate this with the appropriate documentation and a letter of motivation?

3. Do you have at least an intermediate level of spoken English and could you potentially demonstrate this during an in-person meeting or Skype interview?

Program Overview

School Name: Syn Studio (693630)
Program Name and Code: Concept Art (NTL.1A)
Language of Instruction: English
Diploma Type:* Attestation of College Studies
Accrediting Body: The Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research of Quebec
Program Length: 18 months - 6 semesters (10 weeks each) - 1200 hours of class time

*Student Loans available for Canadians (contact us by filling out the form below for more details)

Student visas: All foreign students must obtain a study permit from Immigration Canada to take the program.
Contact our advisers by filling out the form below for more information.

Program Structure


Term 1

Hours: 215

  • 574-SYN-01

    Intro to Concept Art

    45h

  • 574-SYN-02

    Sketching for Production

    80h

  • 574-SYN-03

    Visual Reference Library

    45h

  • 574-SYN-04

    Digital Image Manipulation

    45h


Term 2

Hours: 205

  • 574-SYN-05

    Image Integration

    45h

  • 574-SYN-02

    Sketching for Production

    40h

  • 574-SYN-06

    Anatomy Study

    75h

  • 574-SYN-07

    Visual Communication

    45h


Term 3

Hours: 210

  • 574-SYN-08

    Gesture, Expression and Personality

    30h

  • 574-SYN-09

    Illustrating Characters in their environments

    30h

  • 574-SYN-06

    Anatomy Study

    30h

  • 574-SYN-07

    Visual Communication

    45h

  • 574-SYN-10

    Originality in Design

    75h


Term 4

Hours: 195

  • 574-SYN-08

    Gesture, Expression and Personality

    30h

  • 574-SYN-09

    Illustrating Characters in their environments

    60h

  • 574-SYN-11

    Prop and Vehicle Design

    60h

  • 574-SYN-12

    Environment Design

    45h


Term 5

Hours: 195

  • 574-SYN-13

    Character Design

    60h

  • 574-SYN-14

    Creature Design

    60h

  • 574-SYN-11

    Prop and Vehicle Design

    45h

  • 574-SYN-12

    Environment Design

    30h


Term 6

Hours: 180

  • 574-SYN-13

    Character Design

    45h

  • 574-SYN-14

    Creature Design

    45h

  • 574-SYN-15

    Assuring Your Success in the Industry

    45h

  • 574-SYN-12

    Environment Design

    45h



Note: Detailed course descriptions can be found in the student information package that you
can request after completing the form below.



Program Features



• Elite vocational training with relevant industry professionals


This is why you came here. To let those who have already succeeded show you the way.




• Free Syn Studio regular art and social events


Open studio life drawing, field trips, end of semester student art shows and parties, art demos and student movie nights


Learn and improve while forging bonds with other passionate artists on the same path.



• Regular 1-on-1 coaching sessions with real masters


Everyone who made it to the top had help along the way. Most had master level coaching.




• Attend industry events organized by Syn Studio (free for students in this program)


Game and film studio tours/visits, masterclasses, demos and workshops with world-famous concept artists that we fly in from abroad, Industry parties and more.


Meet, learn from and make connections with the top people in the industry.



• Access to Syn Studio facilities outside of class hours:


School library
Student lounge
Personal storage locker
The Traditional Art Studio
The Mixed-Media Design Studio
The Wacom Digital Design Studio


The beautiful Syn Studio environment could be your everyday reality. A place to call home. A community and family that takes care of you.



Admission Process, Dates & Tuition


STEP: ACTION OR EVENT: DEADLINE OR DATE: FEES/TUITION DUE:
Advance Portfolio/Application Review (get feedback on your application and the chance to re-apply free of charge) November 2nd, 2017 $50 CAN
1 General Portfolio/Application Review (this is where our team determines which candidates get an interview) February 7th, 2018 FREE for those who submitted to the intial portfolio review ($50 otherwise)
2 Admissions interview (the in-person or skype interview that determines if we accept you into our elite concept art training program) February/March 2018 FREE
RESULTS ANNOUNCED (now you know if you made it)
3 Send us your student contract and registration fee to finalize your registration. March 2018 $50 CAN
4 New Student Orientation and Start of Session 1 October 1st, 2018 $4982.50 CAN
5 Start of Session 2 January 14th, 2019 $4982.50 CAN
6 Start of Session 3 April 8th, 2019 $4982.50 CAN
7 Start of Session 4 July 8th, 2019 $4982.50 CAN
8 Start of Session 5 September 30th, 2019 $4982.50 CAN
9 Start of Session 6 January 13th, 2020 $4982.50 CAN
10 Graduation ceremony April 2020 FREE
Total tuition and fees: $29,995*

*Certain conditions apply


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