Want to learn how to capture the magic of an appealing 2D design or concept, and transfer it into your 3D work? We’ll show you how in our new class taught by animation professional, Dylan Ekren.
By combining 2D character design fundamentals and principles with 3D tools, you will learn to think like a designer while you sculpt, and build up a set of mental tools to help you create appealing characters with confidence. With weekly lessons and private, personalized critiques, you will improve your ability to create characters with lasting appeal.
What You’ll Learn:
2D Design principals and how they translate to 3D using ZBrush.
Modeling large to small, focusing on broad strokes before details.
Project based assignments geared towards developing your eye.
Finding and improving appeal in your sculpt.
Posing and presenting your character.
How to keep the appeal of a 2D concept design in your 3D sculpture.
How to perfectly pan-sear a steak.
What to expect upon completing this class:
The skills to move onto more advanced 3D modeling and 3D Printing classes.
A Certificate of Completion, available upon request. Must have completed 6 out of the 8 assignments to qualify.
Who should take this class?
Character Artists who have some experience in ZBrush and want to take their skills to the next level.
Experienced traditional sculptors who need to improve their ZBrush skills to increase their productivity.
Students wanting personalized feedback and mentoring from a professional instructor.
People who want to develop characters for toy design, figurines and maquettes.
3D modelers who want to develop a portfolio geared towards the Animation industry.
Week 1: Intro and Fundamentals of 2D design
Week 2: Blocking a character efficiently
Week 3: Refinement and secondary form
Week 4: Head and face
Week 5: Hands and Feet
Week 6: Accessories and Misc
Week 7: Posing
Week 8: Paint and presentation
WHAT YOU GET
Personal feedback from the instructor. Each student receives personalized recorded video critiques on their homework assignment every week.
Live weekly “Question and Answer” sessions with the instructor. This is your chance to ask the teacher questions and watch live demos.
8 Weekly video training classes in 1080HD. Watch the lessons at your convenience.
Project based homework.
A Certificate of Completion, available upon request.
1 year access to the instructional videos. Once class is over, you can watch and review the video lessons.
Lifetime VIP access to our Mold3D Academy Facebook class group. Learn, network and share with your peers.