MASTER SKILLS & SOFTWARE
Everyone in the industry is using PBR textures these days. You can't explore a career in 3D art without hearing about the difference that Substance makes when creating materials.
In this course, Eddie Christian will help you simplify that task by demonstrating proven strategies that he uses in production every day.
This Intro to Substance course will consist of ten weeks of LIVE demonstrations and reviews. You'll learn core game artist 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 leverage amazing software like Substance Painter and professional workflows to create amazing textures to use in your portfolio.
YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS
In this course, students will create a high quality Substance that could be use in a portfolio piece or on its own. The course will help students better understand layers and node workflows, as well as how texture artists fit into the game pipeline.
Estimated time for course work: 8-10 hours per week
Skill Level: Beginner
Course Format: Standard
Duration: 10 Weeks + 2 Weeks Of Access
Lecture Type: Live weekly
Assignment: Deadlines each week.
Feedback: Live weekly
Get up to speed on using PBR texturing in your workflow.
Learn shortcuts in the Substance toolset that will speed up productivity.
Understand layering in Painter and Nodes in Designer.
Be able to visually dissect references to create virtually any texture.
Our Industry-Standard curriculum is built together with today's best artists to bring you the highest quality training possible. Achieve your dreams, today.
HOW WE DO IT
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.
Meet your mentor, access the curriculum, and join a community of 3000+ students and mentors on the Artist Awake workplace. At GAI, the relationships you form with your mentor and peers help you learn faster.
Create more. Each course is focused around projects to emulate real work and industry-recognised workflow pipelines. And if you get stuck, ask your mentor.
Every GAI course is self-paced so there's no need to quit your job. Typically, students finish a Skill Track in 10-12 weeks with an expanded personal portfolio. All graduates receive lifetime access to the Artist Awake network and community.
Eddie is a jack of all trades. He works in digital art, concept art, matte painting, and sculpting.
He started his career in animation and compositing, then moved into teaching. He taught animation, modeling, and compositing at the Academy of Art University.
Eddie founded two companies; Pirate Animation Studios and Solo Project Studios where he creates custom code and art content for video games, builds sculptures, as well as painting digital art for use in custom clothing.
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 28TH at 10 AM Pacific / 1 PM Eastern
When is the first class session?
APRIL 28TH at 10 AM 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.
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