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Create fully rendered game environments
In this course you will create finished key environment assets and props that will work together in a stylized game environment. We will look at various stylistic approaches to games. Lectures and assignments will explore different styles for hand-painting textures, blocking out your scene, modeling your stylized assets, and creating final stylized textures for your assets. The goal is to create a fully-rendered collection of assets that you can include in your portfolio. Software used in this course includes: Maya, Photoshop, Z Brush, 3D Coat, Marmoset, and UDK 4. *Note: Must submit portfolio that includes some digital paintings, textures, & uv maps.
Environment design WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
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Lectures by Kevin Griffith
Kevin is an artist, game developer, and educator based in Berlin, Germany. He was most recently a Senior Environment Artist at Bigpoint GmbH and now working for Treasurehunt Studios. He has over 10 years of experience in the games industry on 8 AAA titles in various genres. His credits include several Blizzard games, such as Diablo III, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade, World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Litch King , Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void, Total War: Warhammer. He has previously taught at Gnomon School of Visual Effects, instructing students on real-time asset creation, texturing, and world building, as well as portfolio mentoring.
August 6th - October 22nd
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