In this course students will have the opportunity to create a personal portfolio displaying their work in their specific program of study. Students combine projects from previous courses with further projects in this course to develop their personal portfolio. Topics covered in this course may include job searching techniques & interviewing techniques and general job etiquette. Students may develop documents such as cover letters and resumes in preparation for an eventual transition into the job market.
In this course students will have the opportunity to create a personal portfolio displaying their work in their specific program of study. Students combine projects from previous courses with further projects in this course to develop their personal portfolio. Topics covered in this course may include job searching techniques & interviewing techniques and general job etiquette. Students may develop documents such as cover letters and resumes in preparation for an eventual transition into the job market.
This intensive online course introduces students to the Maya software and will cover the basics of 2D and 3D animation and how Maya software is used to create animation in video games. This course familiarizes students with the menus & panels & tools they will use in the Maya software. Students grasp the basic concepts of Maya and will use knowledge gained in this online course as the foundation for future courses in this program.
This intensive online course introduces students to the Maya software and will cover the basics of 2D and 3D animation and how Maya software is used to create animation in video games. This course familiarizes students with the menus & panels & tools they will use in the Maya software. Students grasp the basic concepts of Maya and will use knowledge gained in this online course as the foundation for future courses in this program.
This intensive online course introduces students to the Maya software and will cover the basics of 2D and 3D animation and how Maya software is used to create animation in video games. This course familiarizes students with the menus & panels & tools they will use in the Maya software. Students grasp the basic concepts of Maya and will use knowledge gained in this online course as the foundation for future courses in this program.
This online course further expands the student's proficiency with the Maya software as they examine the tools and techniques for rendering using this program. Students in this online course learn to produce realistic environments and images through use of various shading & camera & lighting and layering techniques. Students explore how various objects & materials and environments are affected by lighting & textures and shadows. This course includes how to use the rendering tool of Ray tracing to produce realistic reflections and refractions and how to integrate 2D and 3D images to create innovative environments and scenes. Providing students with the skills to optimize rendering quality and to troubleshoot common rendering problems is the focus of this online class.
This online course will take students through process of understanding how light works to create color. In this online class students uncover the science behind color and how light allows us to see color. This online course may cover topics on color spectrum; the behavior of light as it is reflected & refracted and absorbed; value; hue; saturation; color harmony and contrast.
This online course teaches students how to develop skeletal and muscular controls for animated 2D and 3D characters. Students examine primary and secondary motion for animated characters as well as how to apply various motions to a created figure. Students explore ways to create realistic figures as well as fantasy based characters with outrageous proportions and features such as wings and multiple appendages. This online course demonstrates to students the techniques involved in modeling & detailing & optimizing & texturing & rigging & binding and animating characters using Maya. This online course takes students through the process of designing & modeling and setting up animation controls for complex 3D characters. Students study how a character’s skin and joints move through various motions.
This online course teaches students how to develop skeletal and muscular controls for animated 2D and 3D characters. Students examine primary and secondary motion for animated characters as well as how to apply various motions to a created figure. Students explore ways to create realistic figures as well as fantasy based characters with outrageous proportions and features such as wings and multiple appendages. This online course demonstrates to students the techniques involved in modeling & detailing & optimizing & texturing & rigging & binding and animating characters using Maya. This online course takes students through the process of designing & modeling and setting up animation controls for complex 3D characters. Students study how a character’s skin and joints move through various motions.
This online course will take students through the fundamental techniques associated with taking video image sequencing & adding 3D camera match moving and compositing. Topics covered in this online class may include compositing video image sequences with 3D actors & environments; light; cameras; VFX and key color removal such as blue and green screens; computer video editing and adding Titles and closing credits.
This online course will take students through the fundamental techniques associated with taking video image sequencing & adding 3D camera match moving and compositing. Topics covered in this online class may include compositing video image sequences with 3D actors & environments; light; cameras; VFX and key color removal such as blue and green screens; computer video editing and adding Titles and closing credits.
This online course introduces students to creating a video game using the Maya software. Students focus on the methods and techniques on how to effectively use the tools to produce 3D polygonal games within the Maya environment. Students design a video game character; create environments with backgrounds and produce the animation to apply to their game creation. Students will review character modeling and animation techniques as well as rendering techniques and apply them to motion and control. Students work with various levels and effects to create a fun and exciting final game product.
This online course introduces students to creating a video game using the Maya software. Students focus on the methods and techniques on how to effectively use the tools to produce 3D polygonal games within the Maya environment. Students design a video game character; create environments with backgrounds and produce the animation to apply to their game creation. Students will review character modeling and animation techniques as well as rendering techniques and apply them to motion and control. Students work with various levels and effects to create a fun and exciting final game product.
This course will introduce students to the world of drawing and design within a digital work environment.  With the course focus on foundation skills found in traditional drawing and painting as well as digital image creation techniques used throughout the design process today.   Topics covered in the course may be found in multiple art disciplines giving students a wide range of skills also an understating of techniques used to create some of the world's greatest art pieces.
This course focus is on the creation and technique used in creating animation rigs. From characters to cars everything created in 3D requires an animation rigs to control how it will move & rotate & squash and stretch. This course will take a look at character rigging & mechanical rigging and skinning technique to be used in both film and video game industries.
This course focus is on the creation and technique used in creating animation rigs. From characters to cars everything created in 3D requires an animation rigs to control how it will move & rotate & squash and stretch. This course will take a look at character rigging & mechanical rigging and skinning technique to be used in both film and video game industries.