Introduction to Game Art

What you will learn

  • Get a comprehensive understanding of the creative potential of 3D animation software used in games, film and visual effects.
  • Learn the fundamentals of 3D animation including modeling, texturing, animation, lighting, rendering and environment design.

location

  • Join us on or off campus, as this course is being presented via a Hybrid teaching method

hardware and software requirements

  • Students that choose to "attend" from home must be sure their computer specs will support the programs and coursework
SOFTWARE
Operating
System
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1), Windows® 10 Professional, Windows 10® version 1607 or higher operating system
  • Apple® macOS® 11.x, 10.15.x, 10.14.x, 10.13.x ¹ operating system
  • Linux® Red Hat® Enterprise 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7 WS operating system
  • Linux® CentOS 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7 operating system
  • Nvidia Guide for Virtualization with GRID & VMWare

¹ The Maya 2020 Release Notes describe several known limitations on macOS Catalina.

Browser Autodesk recommends the latest version of the following web browsers for access to online supplemental content:

  • Apple® Safari® web browser
  • Google Chrome™ web browser
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® web browser
  • Mozilla® Firefox® web browser

Disclaimer: The VMware application is network-based and the performance of Autodesk Maya for VMware software products may vary with network performance. The software does not include the VMware application, nor does Autodesk provide direct support for issues with the VMware application. Users should contact VMware directly with questions related to procurement and operation of the VMware application.

HARDWARE
CPU 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Apple Mac models with M series chip are supported under Rosetta 2 mode
Graphics Hardware Refer to the following pages for a detailed list of recommended systems and graphics cards:
Maya Certified Hardware
RAM 8 GB of RAM (16 GB or more recommended)
Disk Space 4 GB of free disk space for install
Pointing Device Three-button mouse

Duration

  • 4 weeks x 5 hours weekly evening workshop
  • Saturdays from 10.00am to 3:00pm

Program Fees and Start Dates

Please see program start dates and fees below.

  • Commencing October 30th 2021
  • Sat session | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 5hrs per week for 4 weeks
  • 14+ years
  • Program Fee: $295.00

  • Commencing January 8th 2022
  • Sat session | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 5hrs per week for 4 weeks
  • 14+ years
  • Program Fee: $295.00

  • Commencing March 19th 2022
  • Sat session | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 5hrs per week for 4 weeks
  • 14+ years
  • Program Fee: $295.00