On this course you will develop creative, polished and fully crafted props, assets and characters that explore the advanced practices used in the game industry. The Major Project module will enable you to pursue a problem related to your own interest and produce a working solution. Throughout the year you will be participating in a group project that will be emphasised on the simulation of workplace practices, building team working and professional skills. You will develop and build a game through all of its core production stages alongside Games Development and Games Programming peers.
To reflect industry practice we promote the use of agile workflows and promote events such as Game Jams and Game Societies. We focus on employability, so work is tailored to match and meet industry standards whilst also adopting industry workflows. We emphasise personal development, encouraging you to work with industry standard software and tools to art work.
You will specialise within the field of Game Art, learning advanced techniques and skills using industry standard software, techniques and workflows. Utilising core understanding of 3D production pipelines, game art, model optimisation to create rich, well thought-out, polished, creative environments and characters ready to be used in games. This course covers:
- Advanced Modelling Techniques & Workflows
- Advanced Character Creation
- Group Based Development Projects
- Environment Creation
- Research Techniques
This course is validated by The Open University