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In the Digital Painting and Expanded Animation program, students take core Drawing & Painting classes but also experiment with stop motion techniques, 3D animation and 2D visual effects for animation and painting. Beyond the technical skills, students also learn to create your own ideas and artistic voice.
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Dan Liu
Dan Liu

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Dan Liu aka. Dan / 奇丹

“OCAD University expanded my horizons to uncharted territories in pursuing visual expression. As a result, I now practice my arts in the direction of multi-staged and interdisciplinary approaches. The subjects often involve the interaction between... More

Haley Kenyon
Haley Kenyon

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Haley Kenyon

“Counter-cultured and and vast in practice, Haley synthesizes lived experience with a twist of the strange and esoteric to create works that communicate what she struggles to put to words. ”

Agalia Christofi
Agalia Christofi

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Agalia Christofi

“ Agalia's work focuses on expanding her knowledge of various technical disciplines in regards to the game making process: coding, audio, animation, concept, design, 3D, ect. More

Lucas Pierre Denis
Lucas Pierre Denis

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Lucas Pierre Denis aka. LP

““The Dark Space” is a short animation piece that blends 2D animation technique with 3D animation More

Yuriy Cheypesh
Yuriy Cheypesh

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Yuriy Cheypesh

“Through movement, we find the essence of existence. In animation, we capture the rhythm of life itself. ”

Julia Both Marchizio
Julia Both Marchizio

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Julia Both Marchizio

“Finding myself within my migratory journey and dual national identity, I constantly reassess my memories for the cultural references who have catered who I am. ”

Loria Liu
Loria Liu

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Loria Liu aka. 百曜

“2D animation, Illustration, Game Design ”

Xandria Moreno
Xandria Moreno

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Xandria Moreno aka. Xeiv

“The hands of creation is always eager to learn more as the canvas waits for its creator to paint another reality. ”

Aleksandra Rodneva
Aleksandra Rodneva

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Aleksandra Rodneva

Xinwei Zhang
Xinwei Zhang

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Xinwei Zhang aka. Xin

“Xinwei Zhang has conducted a series of experimental animation projects. In addition to utilizing 2D techniques, Xinwei also created a short film about self using virtual reality. This film was synthesized using homemade puppets in Adobe Aero. The... More

Ding Kun Chen
Ding Kun Chen

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Ding Kun Chen aka. Alex Chen

““Hack In” is a narrative, single-channel 3D animation. The themes explored in the project are androids, robots, mecha, Hive City, and spaceships. The plot is about a space fleet trying to take over the city, but a shield is blocking their way, so... More

Siqing Ye
Siqing Ye

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Siqing Ye aka. Rosena

“Follow my heart. Do everything I want and I like. ”

William Bi
William Bi

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

William Bi

Mengqian Lin
Mengqian Lin

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Mengqian Lin

Michelle Mao
Michelle Mao

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Michelle Mao

Zaidi Arisha
Zaidi Arisha

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Zaidi Arisha

Estefani Tito
Estefani Tito

Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation

Estefani Tito

Celebrate the work of OCAD U’s class of 2023/2024!