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Some familiarity with games, photoshop, unity, and maya is recommended

Approx. 17 hours to complete
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Course 2 of 4 in the
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Intermediate Level

Some familiarity with games, photoshop, unity, and maya is recommended

Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

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Michigan State University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

WEEK 1: Intro to Low Poly Art

7 hours to complete
20 videos (Total 110 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
20 videos
UI and Navigation6s
Objects and Tools7m
Modeling Tools7m
Sub Division Modeling4m
Rigging and Animation9m
One Point Perspective9m
Two Point Perspective4m
Modeling the Base Form3m
Modeling Details5m
Modeling Accessories8m
Final Model Polish6m
Understanding UVs and Mapping6m
Optimizing UVs9m
UV Layout4m
Texturing5m
Preparing the Model for Export3m
Exporting an FBX3m
Creating a Material4m
Controlling Edge Smoothness4m
4 readings
Notes About the Course10m
Review of Maya10m
Maya Primer10m
Notes on Criticism10m
5 practice exercises
Maya Primer4m
Low Poly Prop Modeling
Low Poly Texturing
Importing Low-Poly Models into Unity
Project 1 Self-Assessment30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Week 2: Low Poly Environment Art

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 86 min)
13 videos
Set Dressing4m
Small Rocks7m
Large Rocks9m
Skull Rock5m
Island6m
Modular Wall5m
Modular Tower4m
Modular Gate9m
Exporting and Importing2m
Placing Island and Asset Store5m
Placing in Unity5m
Bonus: Extra Objects and Colliders10m
4 practice exercises
Modeling Rocks
Low Poly Modular Environment Modeling5m
Low Poly Environments in Unity
Project 2 Self-Assessment30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Week 3 Low Poly Character Art

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 95 min)
13 videos
Simplifying Shapes5m
Torso Modeling3m
Head Modeling10m
Modeling Legs12m
Modeling Arms6m
Modeling Hands6m
Modeling Costume4m
Model Cleanup8m
Unwrap 110m
Unwrap 29m
UV Layout6m
Texturing4m
3 practice exercises
Modeling a Low Poly Character
Texturing a Low Poly Character
Project 3 Self-Assessment30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Week 4 Animating Low Poly Art

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 67 min)
7 videos
Skinning17m
Controls5m
Walk Cycle13m
Idle Animation11m
Exporting Rigged Character2m
Exporting Animations4m
3 practice exercises
Rigging a Low Poly Character
Animating a Low Poly Character
Project 4 Self-Assessment30m

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