Emotional Color of the Spider-Verse w/ Drew Hartel

Emotional Color of the Spider-Verse w/ Drew Hartel

October 17, 2020

Oct 17, 1:00PM - 6:00PM

Spider-Verse Visual Development artist Drew Hartel will be teaching a 5 hour online workshop all about "Emotional Color: How to get your emotions on screen and have others feel them too."


  • $120 (5 hour online workshop 1pm - 6pm PST)
  • Zoom class sign in details will be emailed to registered students about 2 days prior to class and no later than October 16, 9pm PST
  • Registered students will have access to a recording of the class for a limited time.


1:00PM - 3:00PM

  • Drew's Story 
  • Phenomenology - The most important concept to any artist
  • The role of a vis dev artist and how to specialize in light and color

3:00PM - 3:15PM 

  • Spider-man: Into the Spiderverse - walkthru of how the lighting process worked on this film.
  • break

3:15PM - 6:00PM 

  • Spiderverse Sequential Color Key Demo
  • Bringing out your own emotions, the role of music in pre-visualization
  • Color Block in and finding a story within subtlety.
  • Q&A


Drew has been a visual development artist on Spider-Verse, Cars, Coco, and most recently he is at Netflix on an untitled Taika Waititi film.