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Fall 2019: 3D Character Program / Advanced Production Modeling
TERM DATES: Sep 29, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019
LEVEL: Advanced 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Intermediate Modeling ZBrush Intro, Introduction to 3D Modeling, Introduction to Rigging
1. Advanced Production Modeling
Students use the polygon/subdivision-surface modeling tools mastered to make a character model, based on a chosen character design. Areas of focus are bodies and hands.

Through iterations and direction from the teacher, the students refine the shapes for maximum appeal and usability. Concepts like Normals, UV's texture projections, smoothing are discussed.

- Character design selection
- Body blocking and modeling
- Hands and feet
- Head Modeling
- Neutralizing and posing Characters
- Clothing and prop modeling
- Rendering turntables
critique time *
class time
Thursday 12:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Saturday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Oganes Kharikian
United States
Ogi has been working as a modeler in the animation industry for over 10 years. He’s worked at Nickelodeon and Dreamworks TV on titles such as the CG revamp of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, “Voltron”, and the upcoming “Fast and Furious” series to name a few. He is currently...
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