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Intermediate Level

Familiarity with Maya 3d modeling software essential, basic knowledge of zbrush, substance painter, and marmoset also needed.

Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Model accurate block-in, mid poly meshes

  • Create high poly models with a real world level of accuracy

  • Create game-ready low poly meshes for a real-time environment

  • Texture and render models to give them the appearance of photo-realism

Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 3 of 4 in the
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

Familiarity with Maya 3d modeling software essential, basic knowledge of zbrush, substance painter, and marmoset also needed.

Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Michigan State University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Week 1: Blocking-In Model

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 93 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
9 videos
Essential Modeling Tips8m
Essential Modeling Tools18m
Essentials Substance Painter9m
Essentials ZBrush9m
01 Reference8m
02 Image Planes7m
03 Initial Block-In19m
04 Refining Initial Block-In3m
2 readings
Essential Skills/Software10m
Choosing Your Project10m
3 practice exercises
Essentials Quiz30m
Planning and Reference
Rough Block-In
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2: Mid-Poly Block-In Model

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 83 min)
8 videos
02 Mid-Poly Eye Piece Swivel8m
03 Mid-Poly Eye-Piece Viewer7m
04 Mid-Poly Body15m
05 Mid-Poly Battery4m
06 Finish Mid-Poly Body15m
07 Mid-Poly Swivel Mount8m
08 Mid-Poly Strap Mount8m
1 practice exercise
Mid-Poly Modeling
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Week 3: High-Poly Model

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 104 min)
10 videos
02 High-Poly Eye Piece Swivel5m
03 High-Poly Eye Piece4m
04 High-Poly Swivel Mount5m
05 High-Poly Objective Lens14m
06 High-Poly Battery & Switch14m
07 High-Poly Body Cap12m
08 High-Poly Prepping the Body12m
09 High-Poly Body10m
10 High-Poly Floaters17m
2 practice exercises
Sub Division Modeling
ZBrush Modeling
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4: Low-Poly Model

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 49 min)
9 videos
Low Poly Objective Lens9m
Low Poly Strap Mounts3m
Low Poly Battery Pack3m
Low Poly Battery Switch3m
Low Poly Swivel Mount3m
Low Poly Eye Piece4m
Low Poly Finishing Body11m
UV Layout4m
1 practice exercise
Low-Poly

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