Schell Sculpture Studio offers the finest creature and character design available anywhere. The studio has been providing concept art in the industry for over ten years, and owner and head designer Jordu Schell has been in the film and television industry since 1987. His talent as a designer and sculptor is world renowned, and his credits include: “Avatar”, “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian”, “300”, “Hellboy”, “Aliens vs. Predator – Requiem”, “Men in Black”, “The Mist”, “Batman Returns”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Alien: Resurrection”, “The X-Files Movie”, “Predator II”, “Galaxy Quest”, “Evolution”, “Babylon 5-The Series” (on which he designed an emmy award-winning creature make-up and the first fully digital creature for a television series), and many more.
Schell Sculpture Studio is a full service sculpture and design facility with a wealth of talent to match the need of any project. Our studio specializes in creature and character design, props, prototypes for toys and model kits, general special effects work, and creature design classes.
Schell Sculpture Studio is located at
21629 Marilla St.
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Our classes are taught by Jordu, himself, and offer students a first-hand look at how creatures are created for the film, television, and gaming industries, as well as a thorough hands-on experience designing their own masks, maquettes and illustrations. Ours is the only school specializing in these aspects of conceptualization. Classes are held in a working studio environment--check here often for times and availability.
Jordu has taught around the world, and at some of the most prestigious companies in the industry, including Industrial Light and Magic, Tippett Studio, Blizzard Entertainment, Blur Studio, Millennium Effects and many more. If you are interested in hosting a seminar, feel free to contact the studio here.