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Develop hair and fur for VFX
In this course, students will discover the basics of the grooming. Students will create 2 major groom projects, one haircut and one animal / creature. They will learn from scratch how to anticipate a groom, they will discover different grooming tools, and will be able to face common "big productions" situations. We will also take a look at the look-dev and texturing part of grooming. *Note: A free 15-day Yeti license is available for non-U.S. residents through Peregrine*Labs. License is not available for U.S. students.
Grooming for VFX WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Taking your skills to the next level
Kristin Farrensteiner is a BA graduate of the University of Applied Science Hanover and CG generalist, best known for movies such as "Avengers: Endgame" & "Wonder Woman 1984", and she is currently working as Groom Technical Director for DNEG. In earlier days she experimented with real-time hair simulation and gained both experience working in Game Development and Advertisement Industries, joining "Infected GmbH" in 2016. During that time she specialized in Grooming & Lookdev, and joined the Film Industry. At present, she functions as a Greenlight Mentor for DNEG, while delivering VFX and Grooming Expertise for Hollywood Style Movies.
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Jul 29, 2019 - Oct 14, 2019
We always got really helpful feedback. I only watched a few feedback videos of the other students but I think I can say that the instructor knows exactly how he can help everybody individually at the right knowledge level.
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What makes this learning experience unique?
Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industries best artist.
1+ Year Access
Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.
Certificate of Completion
Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.
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