During this intensive class, students are introduced to the creative environment pipeline creation process from start to finish. Over the next 10-weeks, this course will go over the fundamental process of creating an environment from concept to bringing an idea to life using industry standard tools and techniques. Students will have a better understanding of how to use their creativity to make something of their own and how to push a piece to a further benchmark. The goal of the class will be to create several high-quality assets that will come together to create one cohesive scene that is well presented.
*Note: Expect to spend 10-20 hours a week. Students will need to have a basic understanding of modeling and texturing techniques as well as some experience using Unreal Engine 4. They should be familiar with the UI of the softwares and how to navigate through them. Some basic knowledge of fundamentals of art such as composition, color, and shape language is encouraged.
Peyton Varney is an Environment Texture Artist from South Alabama, currently working at Naughty Dog on The Last of Us Part 2. Previously, he worked on Marvel's Spiderman PS4 at Insomniac Games. Peyton received his BFA from Ringling College of Art and Design, and also taught prospective students 3D fundamentals and game design. He was featured as the "Rookie of the Year" for Game Development in 2018.
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Taught me a good pipeline, how to utilize substance designer in environment art.
Peyton was great throughout the semester, he gave feedback that was constructive and useful in progressing my art, was understanding when I needed to submit some assignment late and gave a lot of knowledge during the Q&A sessions that was extremely helpful.
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