3D Character Dev For Games & Animation

|12 weeks |3 hours/class, three times/week

3D Games & Animations
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Basics of Sketching
  • Adobe Photoshop
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

By the end of the program, the students will have the ability to create quality 3D characters from ground up.  They will learn the professional level workflows in the design process. And while focusing on the core skill set, they will gradually be getting acquainted with the Maya software environment. They will learn and implement the complete character development pipeline. 

        3D Character Modeling in Maya(Humanoid)

        Unwrapping, Texturing.

        Character Animation For Film & Television

        Character Animation For Games

DESCRIPTION:

This 3D Character Animation course is designed for students who want to learn the essentials of 3D character design process & animation with high-end 3D computer programs but do not have the time required to devote to full-time study as a year-round student. 

Character design & development steps:

o     CHARACTER
BASE BODY: design & & acquire

o    CHARACTER
DRESS SHAPE DESIGNING

o    CHARACTER
SKELETON CREATION

o    CHARACTER
ANIMATION

Module 1: FOUNDATION

FUNDAMENTALS OF 3D ANIMATION IN AUTODESK MAYA:  tools and techniques for prop modelling in Autodesk Maya, and examine the process of how to create models for a variety of applications. Students will work on full production style “pipeline”, taking the reference from design to proxy, and on to the final model.

1 week

Module 2: 3D DESIGN & MODELING

CHARACTER DRESS DESIGN & MODELING IN MARVELOUS DESIGNER: 3D design tool for clothes and fabrics, used in animated films and video game development for 3D character design, 3D art, 3D Models and 3D Animation.

6 weeks

Module 3: Character Guideline For VR & Gaming

3D MODELING GUIDELINES FOR VR & GAMING: Virtual Reality (VR) is an emerging medium that is changing the way that people experience entertainment, education, and a widening array of applications that extend beyond the entertainment industry. Students will learn the guidelines & requirements of creating characters for these emerging technologies. 

2 weeks

Module 4: LIVE PROJECT

DESIGNING AND MODELING A UNIQUE 3D CHARACTER: learn to create unique 3D characters that come to life with realistic textures! Character creation is one of the most dynamic and exciting parts of designing and modeling 3D games and films. This hands-on Maya experience covers every aspect of the character creation process from concept and design to the finished product. Through modeling, texturing, and prepping your rig for animation, you’ll learn how to do it all using the industry standard for CGI creation.

3 weeks

Qualifications
  • Intermediate/A-Level
Assessment Test
  • A general assessment test that includes a computer knowledge assessment, Internet knowledge assessment, English reading and writing skills assessment.