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3D for 2D Artists

A 10-week course where students will learn to integrate easy 3D techniques into their 2D concept artwork using Blender

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Course Format:
Pre-recorded format with Ricardo Castaneda | Live format with Maarten Hermans
Duration:
10 Weeks
Materials:
Blender 2.82 | Photoshop
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded format with Ricardo Castaneda | Live format with Maarten Hermans
Assignment:
Deadlines each week
Skills Level:
Intermediate to Advanced
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
Proficiency in digital painting and drawing; good understanding of composition and design. Recommended Courses: Digital Painting, Fundamentals of Environment Design
Course Format:
Pre-recorded format with Ricardo Castaneda | Live format with Maarten Hermans
Duration:
10 Weeks
Materials:
Blender 2.82 | Photoshop
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded format with Ricardo Castaneda | Live format with Maarten Hermans
Assignment:
Deadlines each week
Skills Level:
Intermediate to Advanced
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
Proficiency in digital painting and drawing; good understanding of composition and design. Recommended Courses: Digital Painting, Fundamentals of Environment Design
Course Format:
Pre-recorded format with Ricardo Castaneda | Live format with Maarten Hermans
Duration:
10 Weeks
Materials:
Blender 2.82 | Photoshop
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded format with Ricardo Castaneda | Live format with Maarten Hermans
Assignment:
Deadlines each week
Skills Level:
Intermediate to Advanced
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
Proficiency in digital painting and drawing; good understanding of composition and design. Recommended Courses: Digital Painting, Fundamentals of Environment Design
COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE TRAILER
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
EXPAND ALL COLLAPSE ALL

The more you know, the better.

Week 1 | Understanding 3D

Introduction | Why 3D? | Blender Interface/Navigation | Addons | Transformations | Primitives | Origins | Viewport Rendering

Week 2 | 3D Modeling

Edit Mode | Common Problems | Modifiers | Collections | Parenting | Link Elements

Week 3 | Drawing with Curves

2D Thumbnails | How to use Curves | Edit Curves | Screw Modifier | Grease Pencil

Week 4 | 3D Kit Bashing

Intro to Materials | Where to find Materials | Where to find 3D Models | Edit and clean downloaded Models | Intro to Characters

Week 5 | Adding Details

Intro to Sculpting | Characters | Daz / MB-Lab

Week 6 | Camera and Rendering

Material Slots | Scattering Objects | Weight Paint | Purge All / Optimizing Scene

Week 7 | Creating 3D Scenes

3D Kitbashing | Cloth Simulation | Rendering Passes | Photobash

Week 8 | Back to 2D

Render Passes | Startup File | Rendering Multiple Cameras | Shadow Catcher | Projection Modeling | Overview of other software and their application in Concept Art: Zbrush, Giga Pixel, Denoise, Bitmap2Material

Week 9 | Finishing Concept Art

Finishing and polishing final artwork

Week 10 | Final Submission
3D for 2D Artists
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructors

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Sergio Castaneda
Maarten Hermans

Mexican artist Sergio Castañeda is part of the One Pixel Brush team, creating concept art for titles like Last of Us Part 2, Call of Duty Mobile, Arena of Valor, among others. Starting his career as a 3D technical artist, he decided to jump into the professional concept art world in the last years starting from scratch.
He is constantly looking for new tools and techniques that allow him to move quickly and get the job done in a short time. Always searching for the best way to tell the story in every single image. He enjoys challenging projects but also family, movies, music, and dogs.

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Maarten Hermans is a freelance concept artist based in Belgium. His work mainly focuses on environment and vehicle design with believability and functionality at its center. Tackling both realistic and stylized designs, he uses an array of techniques ranging from traditional sketching to fully detailed 3D models. He currently works for One Pixel Brush and The Mill and has worked with clients such as EA, Epic Games, Turtlerock studios, Oculus and various other productions. He has over seven years of face to face teaching experience in the field and in his free time, he works on his personal IP “MARV".

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WINTER TERM REGISTRATION
Oct 18, 2021 - Jan 31, 2022
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January 26th

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BAKARI GRIFFIN

It helped me with thinking and creating a clear definition of the topic i want to draw, which is a huge help in starting anything, be it a drawing or a project.

LIGETI MIKLOS

Now I feel that with these tools and knowledge I am finally able to realize the ideas I have.

BRANKO DANIC

It helped me to understand a lot about design theory and design practice

Megan Evetts

(Maarten) Taught me how to be confident using a software I had no prior experience of, and also developed my skills of composition, lighting and value.

Anik Sikder

3D for 2D Artists course has broadened my knowledge regarding designing and how to execute it fast and efficiently. Especially in terms of 3d and how it works in the concept art pipeline.

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Personal Feedback

Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industry’s 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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3D for 2D artists
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WINTER TERM REGISTRATION
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January 26th
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