Animation Fundamentals: Background Design and Projection

Course by Jose Vega
Lessons
12 Lessons
Skill Level
All Skill Levels
Views
173
Duration
5h 23m

Description

Design and create amazing backgrounds for video games and animation with instructor and concept artist Jose Vega, the former lead background designer for Netflix's hit series Castlevania

This course is comprised of two complementary standalone tutorials that will cover every step of the creative process behind creating backgrounds for animation.

 Learn about the first design stages, blocking environment, adding texture, rendering, projection, and more. You'll also learn about the software used by Vega and a variety of strategies that will help create stunning backgrounds to suit a variety of uses.

 Throughout the course we'll use programs such as Blender and Photoshop to create the type of professional backgrounds you've seen in your favorite video games or animated show.

What you will learn

1Idea Development
Learn how I approach background design using references and insights from scripts.
2Blocking
Learn to use a combination of Quixel Bridge, 3D-Coat, and Blender to build, import, customize, and arrange assets.
3Digital Painting
Learn how to incorporate painting in Photoshop into the development process.
4Projection
Learn how to project 2D art onto 3D assets to create compelling animated backgrounds.

Premium Benefits

Exclusive Content
Only premium students get to watch the majority of instruction contained in this course. Little to no free content is provided.
Demonstrations
Watch video demos with educational commentary from the instructor. Most of us are visual learners (we’re artists!), so reading about it or hearing it explained is not enough. We have to see it!
Downloads
Includes content that the student can download to any personal device for offline viewing.
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