Master in Concept Art | LCI Barcelona

Master in Concept Art (in Spanish only)

Masters and Postgraduates | MA8CO | Master in Concept Art (in Spanish only)

Become a concept artist to work in the world of cinema, television, video games, etc.

Born from illustration, conceptual art is currently widely used in sectors such as animation, cinema and video games for its ability to convey ideas, situations or concepts during the pre-production of projects. The concept artist is, therefore, a designer who creates, develops and shapes ideas in a visual way so that they serve as a guide and reflect the vision of the art director. He or she brings the first identities and characters to a production, being necessary high levels of creativity and imagination, as well as an important skill and technical ability.

The master will immerse the students in this profession by providing the artistic and technical knowledge indispensable for designing, painting, interpreting and developing projects from start to finish and in a professional manner. Throughout the program, the students will learn to identify and analyze the sector to which they are heading, to transmit emotions through color, to frame and create plans according to the subject matter of the story and to design characters, vehicles, spaces, environments and universes of their own.

Taught by international experts and professionals from the animation and video game sector, the Master in Concept Art has been designed in accordance with the existing reality of the market, and has therefore been developed, in a totally practical way, according to the demands of the industry.

Concept Art Master Barcelona

Interview with Santi Sallés

Graphic designer, illustrator and urban sketcher, professor Santi Sallés explains the dynamics of his subject within the master.

"Transcrepuscular" projects

"Transcrepuscular" projects

The Gigamesh bookstore hosted the presentation of our students' final projects, based on the novel by Emilio Bueso.

"Market Forces" projects

"Market Forces" projects

Richard Morgan's science fiction novel inspires the final projects of last year students, also presented at Gigamesh.

  • Degree: Master in Concept Art (dual degree with Universidad San Jorge)
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Duration: 1 academic year
  • Start date: October
  • Language: Spanish
  • Course type: On campus
  • Professional internships: Extracurricular (900h/company max.)

The master is specially designed for students and professionals from sectors such as comics, illustration, cinema or animation who wish to specialize in concept art for these and other industries such as television, video games, advertising, etc.

Knowledge of drawing and mastering Adobe Photoshop are required.


Animator and director with more than 19 years of experience in the sector, he has covered projects of consultancy, development, design, animation, realization and direction. He has also worked for clients such as Bassat Ogilvy, Mediapro, TV3, TVE, Danone, Orange, TMB, Nike, Adidas, Philip Roman and in several Goya awarded and Oscar nominated films. He currently combines his work with the coordination of the Animation and Video Games areas at LCI Barcelona.

Among others.

  • Concept artist
  • Visual development artist
  • Character design
  • Texture artist
  • Illustrator
  • Storyboard artist
  • Art director

Fill out the form on this page and an admissions and orientation advisor will contact you to provide further information about the program.

Discover the projects made by our students through the Portfolio platform.

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