WORKSHOP

Character Creation For Games

Create A Game-Ready Character, From Start To Finish

  • Fluency in  PBR workflow
  • Wrinkles & Pores
  • Dynamic poses
  • Material Expression
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Create A Game Character

Learn how to apply practical workflows to create a game-ready character, from start to finish, with one of the Industry’s leading artists, Ackeem Durrant. Ackeem has been sculpting and modeling characters for games for more than 4 years and currently works as a Character Artist at Bulkhead Interactive.

Ackeem will teach you the workflows for character creation and will guide you through all stages. You will learn all the steps in the pipeline and understand how to prepare your character for final presentation.

By the end of the workshop you'll:

  • Have developed a fluency in the various stages of the PBR workflow.
  • Know how to create dynamic poses for your character.
  • Have mastered the pipeline for 3D character creation.
  • Have created your own game-ready character.

 

 

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Sprints

Our courses are built around job-readiness so we use Sprints to help break the content up into actionable units.

This workshop's total run time is 47 hours and 18 minutes.

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SPRINT 1 


Blocking Out The Character

271 minutes

In this sprint, Ackeem Durrant gathers his reference and begins blocking in the character by sculpting the face and body.

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SPRINT 2 


Facial Development

333 minutes

In this sprint, Ackeem teaches how to Establish Planes of the face. Using various methods to capture the likeness of the concept.

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SPRINT 3 


Creating The Clothing

301 minutes

In the next sprint, Ackeem creates the majority of the clothing for his character in Marvelous Designer.

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SPRINT 4 


Creating Secondary & Tertiary Details

269 minutes

In this sprint, Ackeem adds primary, secondary, and tertiary details. Then he demonstrates hand sculpting pores and creates custom brushes.

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SPRINT 5 


Creating Our Game Ready Mesh

309 minutes

In this sprint, Ackeem creates the low resolution mesh, the UVs and Define Texture Sets.

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SPRINT 6 


Texturing The Character

479 minutes

In this sprint, Ackeem builds the base Materials done for every item of Clothing . Preparing the character to texture in Substance Painter.

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SPRINT 7


Creating Hair in Maya's XGen

478 minutes

In this sprint, Ackeem demonstrates how to use Maya's Xgen to create realistic hair via Interactive Grooming.

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SPRINT 8


Eye Creation & Texture Sets

203 minutes

In this sprint, Ackeem Creates real time eye shaders and setting up the eye textures and maps.

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SPRINT 9


Lighting & Presentation

196 minutes

In this sprint, Ackeem demonstrates basic lighting theory. Designing lighting styles specific To Your Project. Pose your Character. Bring all of your Elements to life.

 Ackeem Durrant:

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$249 $174.30

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  • 72 Objectives
  • 47 hrs+ of training
  • scene files
  • A community of 2000+ artists
  • Mode of Delivery: Online
  • Community Support: Available

 

 


 

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$97/m

per month for 6 months

  • 72 Objectives
  • 47 hrs+ of training
  • scene files
  • A community of 2000+ artists
  • Mode of Delivery: Online
  • Certification: Available
  • Individual Video Support: 6/Mo
  • Group Video Support: 6/Mo
  • Email Support: Available

 

 

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