This course is a must for students who are keen to learn 3D software, and is a prerequisite for all 3D courses at CDW Studios.
Steve is a Senior VFX Artist and is head of VFX at Resin: Animation and Visual Effects Studio. Resin has worked with some major clients such as Disney, Braun, Mitsubishi Motors, Jacob's Creek, Michelin, Bridgestone and Foxtel. Steve's favourite work came from being involved in VFX on Red Dog or Hunters. Steve has studied for many years undertaking a Cert 4 in Multimedia, Diploma of Screen (CGI/Visual effects), Adv Diploma of Screen and Bachelor of Creative Arts (Majoring in screen studies). He has beat the odds to teach himself how to use Nuke.
Steve's advice for aspiring artists is to 'Learn to problem solve'. "We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them." Albert Einstein.
This course will introduce you to different types of 3D software that you can model, sculpt and render with. It is highly recommended for students with little to no 3D experience.
- Sculpting in Sculptris and ZBrush to make a 3D model
- Modelling a 3D object
- Rendering an object in Keyshot
- Texture an object in Photoshop and Substance painter
- Basic posing
Semester 2 2018
July 25 - October 28
Wednesday 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Semester 1 2019
These classes will push your drawing, painting, modeling/texturing and design skills to the next level. During the courses you will learn how to how to use industry specific programs with a focus on building your portfolio/reel. You will get to see production techniques used in the industry in every class with the LIVE demos. Each CDW course is taught by working industry professionals who have worked for a range of international companies such as Disney, Blizzard Entertainment, Rising Sun Pictures, WETA, Wizards of the Coast and LEGO just to name a few.