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Fall 2019: 3D Character Track / Intermediate Modeling ZBrush Intro
TERM DATES: Sep 29, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019
LEVEL: Intermediate 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Introduction to 3D Modeling, Introduction to Rigging
4. Intermediate Modeling ZBrush Intro

Students learn how to use ZBrush software, sculpting a character from
a design. NOTE: This course requires the purchase of the student
version of ZBrush, typically $450. Students learn the process of
topologizing a dense sculpted mesh into a usable 3D model in Maya.

Students learn the best modeling work-flow and practices in order
to make appealing characters. Students tackle advanced facial modeling
and learn the landmarks including: how to evaluate a model from multiple
vantage points, how to simplify lines, what to look for to reveal model

Students also model a hard surface object or set piece for their character.

critique time *
class time
Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Charles Ellison
United States
Currently creating art for DreamWorks Animation as a Modeling Supervisor, Charles has enjoyed a rich career in the Feature Animation world. Having worked on franchises such as the “How To Train Your Dragon” and “Kung Fu Panda” series amongst others, Charles has been fortuna...
Joshua Tsukamoto
United States
Koji Tsukamoto currently works at DreamWorks Animation and has been a part of several DreamWorks productions; including Boss Baby, Bilby , How to Train Your Dragon 3, and Trolls 2.
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