Chimirus specializes in professional digital arts training and coaching for the creative world. We are dedicated to developing creative individuals, teams, and studios to achieve world-class success.

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We believe in professionals instructing the profession and focus on the skills required for success. We approach instruction by craft, process and workflow to develop a deeper core understanding of
art and design that has universal application.

 
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UPCOMING EVENT : Join us for our next Demolition Night featuring advanced Photoshop design techniques with PixelSquid! PixelSquid is a new tool used by award-winning designers, concept artists, and illustrators from all over the world!


classes & workshops

We are very excited to announce our live workshops and classes! Our content focuses on professional design, animation and 3d techniques and workflows, taught by local industry-leading community professionals. Each class and workshop will be held in a professional studio classroom using Wacom Cintiq display workstations. These exclusive learnings only have 4 seats available—ensuring an in-depth personalized experience.

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beyond Photoshop master workshop

NOVEMBER 16th & 17th 2019

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Stylized Concept Art Workshop

TBD

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Digital character design workshop

TBD

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pro storyboarding workshop

TBD

PAST EVENTS

THANKS to OUR PARTNERS FOR THEIR SUPPORT & INNOVATION
IN THE CREATIVE COMMUNITY

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WHAT'S IN A NAME?

The name Chimirus (Kai’Meer’us) is a nod to the “Chimera,” a three-headed beast from Greek folklore with the head of a lion, body of a goat and the tail of a snake. Something legendary; existing only in one’s imagination. In this case, our “beast” represents today’s three core digital production needs: Design, 3D and Animation.

The first part of the name, “Chi”—well, no surprises there. Chi-town is our hometown—the city we know and love: Chicago. The second half, “mirus” in Latin, means “to wonder” or “marvel.” It is literally where the magic happens. Because, isn’t that really what we as artists do? We create magic; that wonder.

 
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