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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
Daniele La Mura is a 3D Artist with multiple years of experience in both groom and lookdev. Since 2014 he has worked for different companies, jumping from commercials to VFX to feature animation projects. He recently worked as a groom TD for MPC and DNEG, on big projects such as "The Lion King", "Avengers: Endgame", "Wonder Woman 1984" and many more, where he had the chance to work on character, creature and environment grooming. Over the years he used lots of different tools, including spacing from proprietary software to xGen, Yeti and lately Houdini.
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Fall TERM Registration
Jul 27, 2020 - Oct 12, 2020
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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