In this course students will compare and contrast industry approaches to designing and creating original 3D characters, props and environments for use in video games, television and film projects. Students will research, analyze and apply the fundamental techniques of modeling, sculpting, texturing, lighting and rendering in the creation of original 3D assets. Through reference and research, students will develop an appreciation for what makes an appealing 3D design suitable for use in a production pipeline.

Course Outlines

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