Create Characters, Environments & Other 3D Art Assets!
Did you love The Lord of the Rings? Finding Nemo? The Incredibles? These entertainment favorites are all products of 3D modeling and animation. While the field of animation is competitive, it is also rewarding. It is especially suited for those with artistic aptitude, creative storytelling skills, and technical know-how. Learn the premier 3D modeling, effects, and rendering software package on the market from staff passionate about 3D modeling and animation. Small classes with a maximum of 8 students per instructor. Guaranteed. JUMP TO 3D MODELING & ANIMATION COURSES AT: iD Tech Camps (Ages 7-17) | iD Gaming Academy (Ages 13-18) | Weekend Stays
Learn the premier 3D modeling, animation, effects and rendering software package on the market. Use the industry standard, intuitive tool set featured in Autodesk® Maya® and build your own 3D models and characters. Get an introduction to character animation. Autodesk® Maya® is used by top game development and film studios. Take home your new portfolio.
Discover the excitement of the professional game creation process, learning two foundational components of game development. Create original 3D art assets with Autodesk® Maya®, the industry-standard modeling application, then build your game mechanics with the Unreal® Development Kit, the pro-level game engine behind numerous blockbuster gaming titles. Take home your new portfolio. This is a beginner through intermediate level course.
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.
Tear it up with non-stop LAN parties. Hone strategies against other students or instructors, or collaborate in teams for bigger challenges. Not a serious gamer? We’ve got you covered! You can take it easy in the labs, play retro games, read a book, play outdoor sports or just keep a low profile.