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Concept Art Academy

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2D Animation Essentials

A 9-week course where students will learn the fundamentals of character animation, importance of emotions, and how to make efficient 2D animations
Intermediate 9 weeks
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2D Motion Graphics in After Effects

An 8-week course diving into how to create compelling visual elements and animations using Adobe After Effects
Beginner - Intermediate 8 weeks
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3D for 2D artists

A 9-week course where students will learn to integrate easy 3D techniques into their 2D concept artwork using Blender
Intermediate to Advanced 9 Weeks
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Absolute Beginners

An 8-week course for beginning artists looking to develop a strong foundation using different tools in the entertainment industry
Beginner 8 weeks
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Acting for Visual Storytellers

A 5 week course where students will learn simple acting techniques to better communicate character actions and emotions
All Levels 5 Weeks

Only 5 seats left

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Analytical Figure Drawing

An 8-week foundation course focused on the analysis of the figure starting from skeleton, to muscle, and skin layover, and how to communicate the figure’s form, shape, and function
Beginner 8 weeks
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Anatomy of Clothing

An 8-week course on the foundation of visually communicating clothing and fabric, and how different materials react on the human form
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Animal Drawing

An 8-week course focused on understanding and illustrating animals by breaking down animal anatomy to its simplest forms and shapes
Beginner to Intermediate 8 weeks
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Artist Essentials: Drawing from Reality

An 8-week course focused on developing your designs through observational drawing and compelling references
Beginner- Intermediate 8 weeks
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Background Painting and Layout Design Mentorship

A 9-week course focused on developing finished layouts utilizing advanced painting methods and preparing an industry ready portfolio
Intermediate 9 weeks
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Background and Layout for Animation

An 8-week course where students will learn the principals and production skills of an animation background designer
Intermediate 8 weeks

Only 5 seats left

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Career Workshop: Getting Started in Film and Games

A 5-week workshop to practice resume, portfolio, and learn interviewing best practices, and how to apply to jobs within the Film and Game Industry
Intermediate - Advanced 5 Weeks
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Character Design For Production

An 8-week course diving into the tasks involved with character design in a production pipeline
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Character Design Mentorship with Carlos Grangel

A 5-week intensive character design mentorship under the guidance of a renowned industry veteran. (Application required—see overview for details.)
Intermediate to Advanced 5 weeks

Only 4 seats left

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Character Design Portfolio Mentorship

An 8-week mentorship course where students will strengthen their character design portfolios based on career goals and artistic direction/pursuits 
Intermediate- Advanced 8 weeks
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Character Design for Animation

An 8-week course designing characters with an industry-experienced character designer; develop a strong understanding of the elements that make strong, compelling characters
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Character Design for Film and Games

An 8-week course structured like a studio and freelance workflow focusing on character design
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Character Design for Freelancers

An 8-week course focused on preparing artists for working as professional freelance character designers
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Children's Book Illustration Mentorship

his mentorship is designed to give both illustrators and author/illustrators an in-depth understanding of how they can approach the children's book publishing industry.

Intermediate 8 Weeks
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Comics: The Art of Storytelling

An 8-week intensive course developing a story idea and learning how to get it published
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Composition for Concept Art and Illustration

An 8-week course on the art of composition and how it evokes emotion to engage audiences
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Costume Concept Design

An 8-week course focused on the design and development process of costumes for entertainment
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Creating Comics and Graphic Novels: Visual Storytelling between Comics and Manga

An 8 week course of visual story telling between comics and manga
Intermediate/Advanced 8 weeks
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Creating Manga: Storytelling Essentials

An 8-week course focused on learning the Manga storytelling method
Beginner - Intermediate 8 weeks
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Creating an Animated Short Film

A 10-week course designed to equip you with the tools to make your indie animated short film a reality
Intermediate to advanced 10 weeks
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Creature Design for Film and Games

An 8-week course structured like a studio and freelance workflow focusing on creature design
Advanced 8 weeks
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Design Mentorship

An 8 week course teaching students the theory and practice of professional design.

Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Digital Art Foundations

An 8-week digital drawing and painting course for artists looking to familiarize themselves with using Photoshop and Procreate
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Digital Painting

An 8-week course on the basics of painting digitally for building strong art foundations
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Digital Portrait Painting

An 8-week course on creating fantasy portrait illustration through the usage of composition and strong dramatic lighting
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Dynamic Animal Sketching

An 8-week course focused on introducing participants to the main principles of animation, and to how to apply them to dynamic animal sketching.
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Dynamic Figure Sketching

An 8-week course focused on emphasizing strength of the gesture and the use of simple volumetric forms to construct the figure, and a focus on performance. 
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Dynamic Sketching 1

An 8-week course utilizing observational drawing to understand how to see the world for the creation of design and illustration; develop strong foundation sketching skills through observation
Beginner 8 weeks
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Dynamic Sketching 2

An 8-week continuation course from Dynamic Sketching 1, utilizing observational drawing to understand how to see the world from a design perspective
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Ecorche'

A 10-week course on the 3D study of human anatomy through sculpture
All levels welcome 10 weeks
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Environment Concept Design

An 8-week course utilizing industry techniques for developing environments for games, film, and more
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Environment Painting and Design

An 8-week course focused on creating stronger environment paintings based on a narrative of the student’s choice
Advanced 8 weeks
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Environment Sketching

An 8-week course focused on the basics of environment design sketching fundamentals for concept art for film, games, and animation
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Environment Sketching for Production

An 8-week course focused on creating visual themes for use in a production pipeline
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Experimental Digital Painting

An 8 week course that will teach students cutting edge techniques of painting in order to create expressive paintings that tell a story.
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Figure Drawing: Anatomy of Style

An 8-week course on developing a drawing language by simplifying anatomy into basic shapes and gestural lines
Intermediate 8 weeks

Only 4 seats left

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Foundations in Modern 2D Animation

An 9-week course where students will digitally create modern short animations that are fun and engaging to watch
Beginner to Intermediate 9 weeks
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From Script to Animatic in Storyboard Pro

An 8-week course to learn beginner, intermediate, and advanced skills in Storyboard Pro while creating a storyboard animatic within the program.

Intermediate 8 weeks
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Fundamentals of Architecture Design

An 8-week course focused on the architecture of different cultures and applying that knowledge to visual elements in story and design
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Fundamentals of Character Design

An 8-week course for building foundational skills necessary for the design of appealing characters in film, games, animation, comics, and more
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Fundamentals of Design

An 8-week course focused on the elements of design and developing strong technical skills along with an eye for successful design
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Fundamentals of Environment Design

An 8-week course developing fundamental skills used to create appealing environment design for films, games, animation, and illustration
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Fundamentals of Perspective

An 8-week introductory course where students will learn the technical concepts of linear perspective drawing
Beginner 8 weeks
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Getting Started in the Game Industry: Interviews, Portfolios, and More

A 4-week course where students will develop skills for applying to jobs within the games industry.
Intermediate 4 Weeks
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Head Drawing and Construction

An 8-week course deconstructing and constructing the human head; students will become familiar with the shapes and form and will learn to draw the head with knowledge of anatomy
Intermediate 8 weeks

Only 5 seats left

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IP Development for Production

A 10-week course guiding you through how to develop and pitch a compelling and visually cohesive world.
Intermediate to Advanced 10 weeks
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Illustration Mentorship

An 8 week mentored course where students create refined images using professional practices
Intermediate- Advanced 8 weeks
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Intro to Blender for Concept Art

An 8-week overview of Blender’s main tools for building 3D scenes to create dynamic concept art
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Key Frame Illustration for Production

An 8-week course where students will learn about the essential elements of what goes into a cinematic illustration: composition, storytelling, mood, lighting, & color
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Manga Storytelling Mentorship

An 8-week mentorship course where students will acquire new knowledge about manga storytelling, they will learn how to analyze manga pages and they will receive constant feedback on their storyboards following the Japanese system of work between an editor and a mangaka.

Intermediate 8 weeks

Only 4 seats left

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Matte Painting and Concept Art for Production

This class is designed for artists willing to dive into the world of matte painting for visual effects.
Intermediate to advanced 8 weeks
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Mobile Game Art 1: Buildings and Props

An 8 week course where students will learn about the art of the mobile game industry and how to create tileable isometric buildings and props
Intermediate - Advanced 8 weeks
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Narrative Illustration and Characters

An 8-week course creating strong images that tell stories using visual design principles
Intermediate (portfolio review is recommended) 8 weeks
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Perspective

An 8-week course introducing students to linear perspective systems; students will explore a variety of basic and complex laws to convey the illusion of dimensional forms in space
Beginner - Intermediate 8 weeks
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Pyro FX Using Houdini

An 8-week course focused on creating state-of-the-art pyrotechnic effects for TV and Film
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Shading and Material Creation in Unreal Engine

A 6-week course where students will learn how to work within Node Based Shader systems, apply modular thinking when authoring Material Shaders, and how they can optimize them for Production Limitations and Guidelines
Intermediate 6 weeks
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Sketching Mentorship with Peter Han

An 8-week course designed for students who are looking for one-on-one guidance and a more intense, individualized curriculum to take their sketching to the next level.
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Story Development for Artists: from Idea to Reality

An 8-week course on how to develop an idea into a story using timeless techniques
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Storyboarding For Animation

An 8-week course developing skills required for storyboarding and story development for animated features.
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Storyboarding Mentorship

An 8-week mentorship geared towards creating professional-level storyboard sequences  
Intermediate 8 weeks

Only 5 seats left

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Storyboarding for Live Action and Commercials

An 8-week course developing skills required for storyboarding and story development for live action productions
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Style and Story for Illustration Mentorship

A 8-week mentorship focused on creating illustrations in a variety of styles for different mediums
Intermediate 8 weeks
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The Art Of Color And Light

An 8-week course developing an eye for color and studying fundamental color theory knowledge
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Themed Environment Design

An 8-week course focused on theme park design and creating story-driven guest experiences
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Vis Dev in 3D: Tools for Hard Surface Design

Learning Concept Design into 3D Quick and Flexible Way, Then Make a full package with Paintover Technique on 3D Model for Surfacing.

Intermediate 8 weeks
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Visual Development and Art Direction Mentorship

A 10-week mentorship course focused on learning how art direction helps tell the story and fits within the production pipeline.
Intermediate to Advanced 10 weeks
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Game Art Academy

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3D Character Creation Mentorship

A 10-week advanced mentorship focused on creating high-end, realistic 3D characters
Advanced 10 weeks
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Acting for Visual Storytellers

A 5 week course where students will learn simple acting techniques to better communicate character actions and emotions
All Levels 5 Weeks

Only 5 seats left

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Advanced Acting

In this 10-week course you will go deeper into body and facial mechanics combined with thoughtful acting approaches to create compelling animated performances
In Development
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Advanced Body Mechanics

A 10-week course where students will animate intense physical actions such as climbing, lifting and running
In Development
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Advanced Stylized Character Art for Games Mentorship

A 10-week course focused on creating a full character from scratch using Zbrush, Maya, Substance Painter, and Unreal 5.
Advanced 10 weeks
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Advanced Substance for Environment Art

A 3-week course further discovering the power of Substance and creating complex organic materials for all aspects of environment art
Intermediate to Advanced 3 weeks
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Anatomy for Production

A 10-week course thoroughly examining the form and function of bones, muscles, tendons, and more – providing a deeper understanding of anatomy
Intermediate 10 weeks

Only 5 seats left

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Animation Foundation 101

A 10-week course laying and building the foundation of the 12 bedrock principles of animation
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Animation for Beginners

A 4-week walk-through of the animation basics designed for people with little to no previous animation training
Beginner 4 weeks
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Career Workshop: Getting Started in Film and Games

A 5-week workshop to practice resume, portfolio, and learn interviewing best practices, and how to apply to jobs within the Film and Game Industry
Intermediate - Advanced 5 Weeks
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Character Creation for Film/Cinematics

A 10-week course for creating highly polished characters with efficient and clean modeling for cinematics in film and games
Advanced 10 weeks
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Character Creation for Games

A 9-week course that guides students through the fundamentals of creating and sculpting a real-time character in 3D
Intermediate to Advanced 9 weeks
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Character Facial Rigging for Production

An 8-week course bringing life and expressions to models through face rigging
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Character Facial Sculpting

A 10-week course in which students will learn the anatomy of the head and what makes the portrait tell a story and makes it “alive”
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Character Texturing for Games in Substance

A 6-week course using Substance painter to create complex materials from scratch to texture AAA game characters.

Intermediate 6 Weeks
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Cloth Creation and Simulation for Real-Time

An 8-week course on creating high-quality garments for real-time integration
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Creating Stylized Game Assets

A 10-week course for creating finished props and environment assets with hand-painted textures for a stylized game
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Creature Animation 1

An introductory course where students will learn the principles of quadruped body mechanics
In Development
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Creature Animation 2

Students will learn to bring realism to creature animations by focusing on behavior
In Development
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Creature Animation 3

Students will learn to animate fantasy creatures grounded in realistic behavior
In Development
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Ecorche'

A 10-week course on the 3D study of human anatomy through sculpture
All levels welcome 10 weeks
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Environment Art for Games in Unreal Engine

A comprehensive 10-week course where students are introduced to the creative environment pipeline creation process from start to finish. Students will bring a concept to life using industry standard tools and techniques using Unreal
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Facial Mechanics

A 10-week course for you to learn how to animate the entire face to show the interior life of your character
In Development
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Fundamentals of Houdini for 3D Artists

An 8-week course learning all about Houdini’s 3D pipeline to gain a deeper grasp of how it works

Intermediate 8 weeks
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Fundamentals of Substance for Environment Art

A 6-week course using the Substance Suite to create pattern based, hard-surface, and organic materials. Students will learn how to create an asset in a texturing pipeline.
Intermediate 6 weeks
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Getting Started in the Game Industry: Interviews, Portfolios, and More

A 4-week course where students will develop skills for applying to jobs within the games industry.
Intermediate 4 Weeks
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Grooming for Animated Characters

An 8-week course focused on creating high-quality character grooms for animation
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Grooming for VFX

An 8-week course where students will learn to develop fur and hair for VFX
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Hair Creation for Games

A 6-week course where students learn to master the art of creating realtime AAA hair for games.
Advanced 6 weeks
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Hard Surface Modeling for Characters

A 6-week course focused on designing and building complex hard surfaces for characters
Intermediate 6 weeks
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Hard Surface Modeling for Films

A 10-week course focused on hard surface modeling for film VFX production
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Intro to Animation in Maya

A 6-week course for beginner animators to learn vital software concepts as it relates to the animators workflow
Intermediate 6 Weeks
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Intro to Asset Creation for Games [Essentials]

Beginner 9 weeks (+ Lifetime Access)
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Intro to Body Mechanics

A 6 week course where students will learn how to make characters move with more weight, solidity, and believability in action scenarios.

In Development
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Intro to FX Using Houdini

A 8-week course on understanding Houdini’s common uses in the VFX industry; students will be introduced to a variety of FX capabilities using Houdini
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Intro to Maya

A 10-week introductory course using Maya to model, animate, texture, render, and more
Beginner 10 weeks
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Intro to Production Modeling

A 6-week course in which students experience the expectations, techniques, and knowledge required for modeling in a production pipeline
Intermediate 6 weeks
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Intro to Rigging

A 10-week course where students will learn the principles of rigging that are commonly used in the Visual Effects Industry.

Beginner-Intermediate 10 Weeks
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Intro to Unreal 5

A 6-week course which introduces students to the Unreal Engine; where they will gain a solid understanding of the Unreal Editor and become an Unreal power user.
Intermediate 6 weeks
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Intro to ZBrush

A 4-week introductory course where students will learn how to work in Zbrush and how to use it a super modeling tool.

Beginner 4 Weeks
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Introduction to Unity

An 8-week introduction to Unity for 3D Games
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Level 1: Fundamentals of Game Animation

Learn game animation with the help of a seasoned pro! In this course, students will learn the key workflow elements to migrate animations from Maya to Unreal Engine.

In Development
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Level 2: Advanced Body Mechanics and Workflow

This class concentrates on advanced body mechanics and action/reaction performances that are vital to give a player dramatic feedback responsiveness.

In Development
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Level 3: Fight!

Students will master animation timing, rhythm, embellishment, and finesse of dynamic actions to imbue personality into characters’ movements while ensuring that player reaction feels seamless, believable and responsive.

In Development
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Level Design for Games

A 10-week course in which students will learn to approach 3D game level environments with a design perspective
Introductory Game / Level Design Course 10 weeks
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Look Development for Animated Characters

An 8-week course on professional-level character look dev with a focus on storytelling
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Mechanical Rigging

An 8-week course exploring the various mechanical rigging challenges in Maya and putting it all together in a final project
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Organic World Building in UE5

A 10-week course in which students will create a fully textured, game-ready environment in UE5
Advanced 10 weeks
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Pantomime Acting in Animation

A 10-week course for you to learn how to show emotion through character poses and physical gestures without dialogue or narration
In Development 10
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Performance Appeal and Portfolio Polish

In this course students will create industry ready performances and learn what makes a successful demo reel
In Development 10
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Procedural Environments in Houdini

A 6-week course focused on proceduralism can be used to create realistic, custom environments
Intermediate - Advanced 6 weeks
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Procedural Modeling for Production in Houdini

A 6 week course where students will learn how proceduralism can be used to create powerful modeling workflows
Intermediate to Advanced 6 weeks
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Props for Gameplay

A 6 week course where students will create interactive gameplay props from start to finish
Intermediate 6 weeks
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Rigging for Games

An 8-week course focused on developing game-ready rigs in Maya
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Sculpting Anatomy: From Animal to Creature

A 10-week course using anatomy foundations and design principles to model animals and create creatures
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Shading and Material Creation in Unreal Engine

A 6-week course where students will learn how to work within Node Based Shader systems, apply modular thinking when authoring Material Shaders, and how they can optimize them for Production Limitations and Guidelines
Intermediate 6 weeks
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Stylized Character Arts for Games

An 8-week course on creating 3D characters with hand-painted textures
Intermediate - Advanced 8 weeks
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Stylized Characters in 3D

An 8-week course for recreating the concept of an existing character and going from cartoony stylization to comic-book realism
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Substance Basics

A 4 week course where students will learn how to use the suite of different programs to empower their texturing
Beginner 4 weeks
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Texturing and Surfacing for Films/Cinematics

A 6-week course using industry techniques to create high-end textures and shaders with a film/cinema approach
Intermediate 6 weeks
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The Art of Lighting for Games

A 10 week course introducing students to the theory of lighting, and how to follow AAA production as a Lighting Artist using tools and workflows within Unreal Engine 5.
Intermediate/Advanced 10 weeks

Only 4 seats left

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Unreal 5 Modular Environments

A 10-week course where students will develop a fully-realized environment, understand modular construction, and current day workflows for asset creation in the Unreal 5 engine.
Advanced 10 weeks
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Vegetation and Plants for Games

A 6-week course exploring the creation of vegetation and plant design for environment art.
Intermediate 6 weeks

Only 5 seats left

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Weapons for Games

A 6-week course on the fundamentals for creating a fully-realized weapons for games
Intermediate 6 weeks
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ZBrush for Concept and Iteration

A 6-week intensive course on using Zbrush and integrating it as a powerful modeling tool; students will learn the skills needed to create hard-surface and organic models and problem solve for multiple areas of 3D asset creation
Intermediate 6 weeks
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VFX Academy

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3D Character Creation Mentorship

A 10-week advanced mentorship focused on creating high-end, realistic 3D characters
Advanced 10 weeks
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Abstract FX in Houdini

An 8-week course using Houdini as a design tool that focuses on abstraction and non-traditional FX
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Acting for Visual Storytellers

A 5 week course where students will learn simple acting techniques to better communicate character actions and emotions
All Levels 5 Weeks

Only 5 seats left

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Advanced Acting

In this 10-week course you will go deeper into body and facial mechanics combined with thoughtful acting approaches to create compelling animated performances
In Development
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Advanced Body Mechanics

A 10-week course where students will animate intense physical actions such as climbing, lifting and running
In Development
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Anatomy for Production

A 10-week course thoroughly examining the form and function of bones, muscles, tendons, and more – providing a deeper understanding of anatomy
Intermediate 10 weeks

Only 5 seats left

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Animation Foundation 101

A 10-week course laying and building the foundation of the 12 bedrock principles of animation
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Animation for Beginners

A 4-week walk-through of the animation basics designed for people with little to no previous animation training
Beginner 4 weeks
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Applied Rigging Techniques for Production

An 8-week course focused on the WHYs behind rigging, teaching advanced techniques that can help you take your rigging skills to the next level
Advanced 8 weeks
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Character Creation for Film/Cinematics

A 10-week course for creating highly polished characters with efficient and clean modeling for cinematics in film and games
Advanced 10 weeks
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Character Facial Rigging for Production

An 8-week course bringing life and expressions to models through face rigging
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Character Facial Sculpting

A 10-week course in which students will learn the anatomy of the head and what makes the portrait tell a story and makes it “alive”
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Cloth Creation and Simulation for Real-Time

An 8-week course on creating high-quality garments for real-time integration
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Creature Animation 1

An introductory course where students will learn the principles of quadruped body mechanics
In Development
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Creature Animation 2

Students will learn to bring realism to creature animations by focusing on behavior
In Development
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Creature Animation 3

Students will learn to animate fantasy creatures grounded in realistic behavior
In Development
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Crowd Simulation

An 8-week course learning to animate the process of simulating a large number of characters
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Facial Mechanics

A 10-week course for you to learn how to animate the entire face to show the interior life of your character
In Development
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Fundamentals of Houdini for 3D Artists

An 8-week course learning all about Houdini’s 3D pipeline to gain a deeper grasp of how it works

Intermediate 8 weeks
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Getting Started in the Game Industry: Interviews, Portfolios, and More

A 4-week course where students will develop skills for applying to jobs within the games industry.
Intermediate 4 Weeks
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Grooming for Animated Characters

An 8-week course focused on creating high-quality character grooms for animation
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Grooming for VFX

An 8-week course where students will learn to develop fur and hair for VFX
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Hard Surface Modeling for Films

A 10-week course focused on hard surface modeling for film VFX production
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Houdini Production Studio: Destruction FX

An 8-week course on creating feature-film quality destruction effects for film
Intermediate - Advanced 8 weeks
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Houdini Production Studio: Fluid FX

An 8 week Houdini FLIP fluid master class culminating in a large-scale water simulation and village flooding
Intermediate - Advanced 9 weeks
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Intro to Animation in Maya

A 6-week course for beginner animators to learn vital software concepts as it relates to the animators workflow
Intermediate 6 Weeks
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Intro to Body Mechanics

A 6 week course where students will learn how to make characters move with more weight, solidity, and believability in action scenarios.

In Development
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Intro to FX Using Houdini

A 8-week course on understanding Houdini’s common uses in the VFX industry; students will be introduced to a variety of FX capabilities using Houdini
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Intro to Maya

A 10-week introductory course using Maya to model, animate, texture, render, and more
Beginner 10 weeks
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Intro to Production Modeling

A 6-week course in which students experience the expectations, techniques, and knowledge required for modeling in a production pipeline
Intermediate 6 weeks
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Intro to Rigging

A 10-week course where students will learn the principles of rigging that are commonly used in the Visual Effects Industry.

Beginner-Intermediate 10 Weeks
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Intro to Unreal 5

A 6-week course which introduces students to the Unreal Engine; where they will gain a solid understanding of the Unreal Editor and become an Unreal power user.
Intermediate 6 weeks
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Level 1: Fundamentals of Game Animation

Learn game animation with the help of a seasoned pro! In this course, students will learn the key workflow elements to migrate animations from Maya to Unreal Engine.

In Development
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Level 2: Advanced Body Mechanics and Workflow

This class concentrates on advanced body mechanics and action/reaction performances that are vital to give a player dramatic feedback responsiveness.

In Development
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Level 3: Fight!

Students will master animation timing, rhythm, embellishment, and finesse of dynamic actions to imbue personality into characters’ movements while ensuring that player reaction feels seamless, believable and responsive.

In Development
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Lighting and Shading for Film Production

 An 8-week course focused on lighting, shading, and rendering in Arnold for Maya.

Beginner to Intermediate 8 weeks
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Look Development for Animated Characters

An 8-week course on professional-level character look dev with a focus on storytelling
Intermediate to Advanced 8 weeks
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Matte Painting and Concept Art for Production

This class is designed for artists willing to dive into the world of matte painting for visual effects.
Intermediate to advanced 8 weeks
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Mechanical Rigging

An 8-week course exploring the various mechanical rigging challenges in Maya and putting it all together in a final project
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Nuke Compositing for 3D Artists

An 8-week course on compositing for feature film, animation, and 3D techniques using Nuke
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Pantomime Acting in Animation

A 10-week course for you to learn how to show emotion through character poses and physical gestures without dialogue or narration
In Development 10
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Performance Appeal and Portfolio Polish

In this course students will create industry ready performances and learn what makes a successful demo reel
In Development 10
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Procedural Environments in Houdini

A 6-week course focused on proceduralism can be used to create realistic, custom environments
Intermediate - Advanced 6 weeks
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Procedural Modeling for Production in Houdini

A 6 week course where students will learn how proceduralism can be used to create powerful modeling workflows
Intermediate to Advanced 6 weeks
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Pyro FX Using Houdini

An 8-week course focused on creating state-of-the-art pyrotechnic effects for TV and Film
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Python for VFX and Animation in Maya

An 8-week course covering the essentials of scripting
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Realtime VFX for Games

An 8-week course covering different concepts of realtime vfx, simulating a production environment, and what makes great FX in games.

Beginner to Intermediate 8 weeks
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Rigging for Games

An 8-week course focused on developing game-ready rigs in Maya
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Scientific Illustration in 3D

An 8-week course on creating 3D renders and images for the biomedical industry

Beginner - Intermediate 8 weeks
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Sculpting Anatomy: From Animal to Creature

A 10-week course using anatomy foundations and design principles to model animals and create creatures
Intermediate 10 weeks
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Stylized Characters in 3D

An 8-week course for recreating the concept of an existing character and going from cartoony stylization to comic-book realism
Intermediate 8 weeks
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Substance Basics

A 4 week course where students will learn how to use the suite of different programs to empower their texturing
Beginner 4 weeks
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Texturing and Surfacing for Films/Cinematics

A 6-week course using industry techniques to create high-end textures and shaders with a film/cinema approach
Intermediate 6 weeks
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The Art of Lighting for Games

A 10 week course introducing students to the theory of lighting, and how to follow AAA production as a Lighting Artist using tools and workflows within Unreal Engine 5.
Intermediate/Advanced 10 weeks

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VEX in Houdini

An 8-week course on mastering the power of VEX in Houdini; learn to create sophisticated tools that leverage the latest features of VEX like geometry creation
Advanced 8 weeks
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VFX Set Extensions

A detailed 8 week course focusing on creating digital VFX environments.
Intermediate - advanced 8 weeks
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ZBrush for Concept and Iteration

A 6-week intensive course on using Zbrush and integrating it as a powerful modeling tool; students will learn the skills needed to create hard-surface and organic models and problem solve for multiple areas of 3D asset creation
Intermediate 6 weeks