A Vision of Creative Education

DISCOVER YOUR CREATIVITY

 

Learn to create, control and adjust any lighting condition so you can develop your creative vision in the simplest ways possible.

 
 
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LIGHTING WORKSHOP

The lighting workshop will inspire all levels of artists to see the light in a whole new way. Our goal is to teach you how to paint with light creatively and create emotional, inspiring imagery of architecture. Learn how to create your vision in the simplest ways possible and really make your images come to life.

 
 
 
 
 

WORKSHOP TOPICS

 
  • Understanding Light

    Learn how to see, analyze, and build light in your scenes. Understanding light is a powerful tool for helping you control mood in your images.

  • Fast Rendering

    Corona Renderer is one of the most powerful rendering engines in the market. Nikos shares his unique creative workflows and lighting techniques for fast and happy rendering.

  • Visual Storytelling
    Storytelling is the most effective way to merge meaning and emotions. Learn how to find your unique voice, develop original ideas and unlock powerful sources of creative inspiration.

  • Natural Light
    Learn how light affects the quality of a place and how it's related to emotions and moods. By understanding the power behind the natural light, you’ll learn to create more dynamic images.

  • Color Theory

    Nikos takes you through his creative process and will teach you about balanced color schemes, and how to create your own inspiring color palettes.

  • Image Composition
    Composition means the selection and arrangement of elements within the image so that they express the artist's idea clearly and effectively.

 
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OUR CLIENTS

Allies and Morrison, Animatic Media, ArtisticPixel, CallisonRTKL, CP Visual, DES Architects + Engineers, Design International, DesignRaum GmbH, Dyson, EFG European Furniture Group, EPR Architects, Foster + Partners, Goldstein Hill & West Architects, Guulshan Roy Architects, HKS Architects, Johnson Pilton Walker, KCA International, L&V Architects, MAKE Architects, Model Works, Modus Workspace, Nanopixel, NVIDIA, Oktra, Our Studio, Perkins and Will, Ramboll, Rocksteady Studios, Spink Property, Studio MILO, Tangible Visual, Tara Bernerd & Partners, White Crow Studios, Zaha Hadid Architects.

 
 

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

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Nikos Nikolopoulos is a visual storyteller who loves teaching and lighting. His unique cinematic approach to lighting is shared in the CGI community all over the world. He believes that inspiration can be found everywhere and is particularly passionate about the ethereal nature of the morning light and magic hour.

 
 

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING


“Creative Lighting will change the way you look at visualization and light forever. There are few people in this industry who have the ability to inspire and teach the way Nikos does. After 21 years in the industry, even I was inspired. It does not get any better than this!”


— Jeff Mottle, CGarchitect.com

 
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WORKSHOP IN NEW YORK

DISCOVER YOUR CREATIVITY

£479 £599

2 Days Interactive Workshop in New York


SEPTEMBER 21 & 22 (10AM - 4PM)

EARLY BIRD 20% OFF

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WORKSHOP IN MIAMI

UNLEASH YOUR IMAGINATION

£399 £499

1 Day Interactive Workshop in Miami


OCTOBER 26 (10AM - 6PM)

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CLASS MATERIALS

All attendees will receive inspirational PDFs with examples and moodboards, showcasing the Creative Lighting philosophy.

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3D ASSETS

We encourage you to practice and experiment with our 3D Scenes and use all the great skills you will learn from the workshop.

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CERTIFICATE

Everyone who completes the lighting workshop will get a Creative Lighting attendance certificate.

 
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Creative Lighting is an authorized educational partner of Corona Renderer. At the end of the workshop, the attendees will receive a professional user certificate from the Corona Academy for two years and 10% discount on a yearly Corona FairSaaS license.

 
 
 
 
 

NATURAL LIGHT

Working with Multiple Lights


Learn how light affects the quality of a place and how it's related to emotions and moods. By understanding the power behind the natural light, you’ll learn to create more dynamic images.

“A room is not a room without natural light.”

— LOUIS KAHN

 
 

 

“The Creative Lighting workshop for me personally made me think creatively again. In the past, I found it was easy to get tied up with the technical settings of a program and churn out very similar looking, bland work. However, I gained a change in mind set from the workshop, and a new way of looking at the composition and lighting of each individual shot. I have taken this process and used it in my work, and believe it is the better for it. I have more passion to create interesting, beautiful images.”


— Iain Bennett, Envisage 3D

 

 
 

CONTACT

For more information about the workshop or if you have
any questions, please feel free to contact us.

 
 

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WORKSHOP ADDRESS

 

VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED

Manhattan, New York

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VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED

Miami, Florida

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FAQ



Here are answers to questions we are frequently asked about the workshop:

- After the course, all attendees will receive:
1. Inspirational PDFs with examples and moodboards, showcasing the Creative Lighting philosophy.
2. 3D Scenes so you can practice and experiment all the great skills you will learn from the workshop.
3. Creative Lighting certificate for the unique knowledge you will get during the course.
4. Professional user certificate from the Corona Academy for two years and 10% discount on a yearly Corona FairSaaS license.

- Creative Lighting reserves the right to cancel this event with less than 10 attendees. In the event of cancellation students will be given at least two weeks advance notice and a full refund, minus Paypal/Stripe fees.

- Option to pay in 2 installments instead of one time fee is available upon request. Your subscription will renew on the same day next month.

- Creative Lighting reserves the right to change or alter the program advertised.

- There are a limited number of seats in the workshop, early bookings are highly recommended.

- Refunds to attendees who wish to cancel their place on the workshop can only be given up to 21 days in advance of the date of the workshop. After this point, refunds cannot be issued.

- Creative Lighting philosophy can be applied to any software:
We strongly believe in the power of the artist and the software is just a tool for us that allows us to create art and tell our stories like a painter has his brushes to paint. The focus of this workshop is Creativity, Lighting, and Storytelling, it's not a technical course but you will also learn unique workflows to improve your production and many tips to render faster, much faster. We chose 3ds Max and Corona Renderer to demonstrate our methods and you can apply everything back in any other software you like.