Course overview Course overview
Create beautiful environments with UE4
In this course, students will be taught how to break down reference and develop a list of reusable assets. With this list, students will then use both Maya and the Unreal Engine to create a fully realized environment with portfolio screenshots. The class will cover: - Unreal Engine 4 - Maya - Quixel Suite - Photoshop - Mightybake (optional)
Environment design WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Bringing out the best in talent
Lectures by Clinton Crumpler
Clinton is currently a principal artist at Midwinter Entertainment. Formerly a senior look development artist at Microsoft Studios: The Coalition located in Vancouver, BC, working on the Gears of War franchise. Clinton is also the founder and owner of Dekogon Studios, an artist collaborative studio. Previously an artist at Bethesda's Battlecry Studios, KIXEYE, Army Game Studio, and various other contract projects with independent studios. Clinton’s primary focuses are environment art, shader development, and art direction. In 2016 he released a textbook with Sam's Publishing with a focus on game art development for Unreal engine.
Environment design Student gallery
May 14th - July 23rd
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Vitaly Bonndar / Spring 2017
I really like Clinton's style of teaching. Clinton explains any topic very accessible and detailed. I would love to have gone through another course with such a great teacher.
James Morgan / Spring 2017
Clinton was a great instructor providing excellent feedback great tips and techniques. He also provided extra material relating to each weeks theme or area. This adds more value to course providing tutorials and documents to continue study.
JD Gardner / Summer 2017
Clinton is amazing; I would absolutely take another class with him in a second. Very personable and active in the forums, great with specific feedback examples, clearly knows his technical stuff.
Andy Fraser / Fall 2017
He was great. Love that he finds documentations on each subject that we were learning to help us further our education.
Luca Tietto / Spring 2017
It was really clear during the readings and it has an incredible patience. Never received late feedback or email. Definitely an incredible teacher and artist!
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