3D MODELING & ANIMATION WITH AUTODESK® MAYA®
3D Modeling & Animation Courses at iD Game Design & Development Academy
Ages: 13-18 (Must turn 13 by 12-31-14)
Duration: 2-week long Sleep Away Camps (weekends optional)
Skill Level: Beginner – Advanced
Ratio Guarantee: 8 Students per Instructor
Autodesk® Maya® | Autodesk® Mudbox® | Wacom® Pen Tablets
Create stunning, high-resolution 3D game environments, characters, vehicles and weapons using Autodesk® Maya®, the industry-standard application used by top game development and film studios. Digitally sculpt details into your models using Autodesk® Mudbox® for added realism. You’ll also learn the foundation of character rigging and how to make a character walk and jump. Learn what the pros use. Build a portfolio to take home.
Autodesk® tools are used to develop 90% of contemporary video games and provide one of the leading effects packages used in The Lord of the Rings, Spider-Man, Star Wars, and other blockbuster films. Autodesk® Maya® is the industry standard for premium game development and is used by the iD Game Design & Development Academy for modeling and animating 3D characters. This 3D modeling, animation, rendering and visual effects software offers artists an end-to-end creative workflow. It combines sets, advanced matchmoving capabilities and high dynamic range compositing into a single powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, effects and rendering solution. In this 2-week summer course for teens, you will create stunning, high-resolution 3D game characters and weapons. You will learn how to make models and game characters that go toe-to-toe with those you find in your favorite video games, as well as basic character animation.
You can expect roughly 6-7 hours a day of class instruction, with plenty of time for campus excursions, socializing, outdoor activities, video game tournaments, and more. Parents want peace-of-mind and student supervision—teens want a taste of independence. At iD, we work hard to provide the right balance. We hope to make your experience valuable and memorable.