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ONLINE 3D Holiday Workshop

Workshop number 2 will feature a CDW Studios Instructor giving students an intro to 3D.

This workshop is perfect for beginners who are new to 3D software. For this workshop, students will be introduced to the basics of 3D sculpting and modelling, along with discussing what it takes to become a successful VFX artist in the entertainment design industry for games, television and film. Students are welcome to follow along at home and can ask questions during the workshop.

Day 1: 3D Sculpting in Sculptris or ZBrush Core Mini - Steve will start out sculpting a character or creature in Sculptris/ZBrush Core Mini then begin retopologizing using Autodesk Maya.

Day 2: 3D Modelling in Maya - Basic modelling part of a more rigid object in Autodesk Maya & then finish in substance painter.


We recommend downloading the trial versions a couple of days prior to the workshop for free access.

*The recommended minimum age for holiday workshops is 14 years old.

Jul 11 - Jul 12

Each Day
1:00PM - 4:00PM

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Instructor Bio

Steve Sexton

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.