Learn the art of figurative digital sculpting with one of today's leading artists, Mariano Steiner. Mariano has worked in the CG industry for over a decade. In this course he is going to take you behind the curtain and teach you how to develop your skills for production art but your creative capacity to develop concepts into amazingly realized art.
This Imaginative Sculpting course will consist of ten weeks of LIVE demonstrations and reviews. You'll learn core sculpting skills and be part of a community of artists all working to achieve next level quality in their work.
Most importantly, you'll learn how to train your artistic eye and express something through your work, while creating a portfolio ready character that will impress.
In this course, students will create characters from scratch using ZSpheres and Manequinn. The course will cover anatomy blocking, muscle sculpting, establishing gesture, flow and dynamics, setting poses. The course will help students develop learning techniques to become better sculptors and will focus on skills that will directly impact their future work in games, movies, toys.
Estimated time for course work: 8-10 hours per week
Skill Level: Intermediate / Advanced
Course Format: Standard
Duration: 10 Weeks + 2 Weeks of Access
Lecture Type: Weekly video recordings
Assignment: Deadlines each week
Feedback: Live weekly
Know the importance of references and what to look for.
Know how to free your mind to sculpt anything from anything.
Have trained your artistic eye to develop your characters one element at a time.
Have sculpted and brought to life your own character.
Our Industry-Standard curriculum is built together with today's best artists to bring you the highest quality training possible. Achieve your dreams today.
This course is what we call a Skill Track. That means you work closely with an expert in the field who demonstrates the tools, workflows and techniques that you'll need to know to excel as an artist.
Skill Tracks rely heavily on lectures and demonstrations whereas Bootcamps & Career Tracks focus primarily on you and your work.
Are you just looking to pick up a skill? Just want to learn how an artist works? If so, then Skill Tracks are the perfect solution.
Stay connected! Yes, we're ONLINE but you meet with your instructor every week to learn new skills.
Want to pick up the software skills you need to thrive in a Bootcamp or on-the-job? Skill Tracks are a great way to achieve this.
Mariano is a Senior Character Artist / Digital Sculptor working for the toys, games and cinematic industries.
With over 10 years of experience, he collaborated with companies like Rockstar Games, Crytek, McFarlane Toys, Prime1, Plastic Wax and many others.
We love questions, almost as much as we love providing answers. Here are a few samplings of what we're typically asked, along with our responses:
When is the live session?
APRIL 25TH at 1 PM Pacific / 4 PM Eastern
When is the first class session?
APRIL 25TH at 1 PM Pacific
What if I miss a class? Can I download it later?
Yes, everything is recorded and downloadable.
How long do I have access to the material?
You have access to the course material for two weeks after the end of the course. A total of 12 weeks.
How long are the live sessions?
The live sessions are between two and three hours long.
When do you get the downloads up?
We get the downloads of live sessions online about 24 to 48 hours after the live session ends.
How do I talk to the teacher?
You can talk freely during the class and also via the Workplace group and private forum.
Will I be able to ask questions?
Are there demonstrations or lectures?
Yes. They will be live and recorded. All downloads will be in your course.
Call us at +1 (888) 765-2999
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