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DIPLOMA OF ADVANCED ZBRUSH 3D MODELING

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Master the art of digital sculpting with CG Spectrum’s Advanced Diploma of ZBrush 3D Modeling course. During the course, you will learn optimised workflow techniques for the 3D Modeling pipeline using ZBrush as well as advanced texturing techniques in MARI and Maya retopology workflows. Our course is designed to take your digital sculpting skills to the next level and incorporates production workflows used in major feature film and gaming studios around the world.

We teach you the skills to create fully realised organic and hard surface characters, vehicles, props and environments at feature film and video game quality. If you're just starting to learn ZBrush or you’re wanting to take your skills to the next level our personalised training program taught by industry professionals will help you get there.

The visual effects and video game industry is rapidly growing and the need for highly-skilled, talented artists has never been greater. Turn your passion for digital arts into a career and get your make sure your demo reel gets noticed.

 WHY CHOOSE CG SPECTRUM?

  1. Get in-demand specialised training - Be confident that the skills you’ve learned are exactly what major studios in the world are looking for. Our specialised 3D Modeling and Digital Sculpting Diploma course has been created by award-winning mentors for graduates looking to excel in the animation industry.  
  1. Network while you learn - Get taught and have your work critiqued by our industry connected mentors, allowing you to build your network from the moment you enrol.
  1. Built by industry, for industry - Our courses have been designed by the mentors who teach it, created to get the most out of every artist so they can hit the ground running after graduation.
  1. Unrivalled support and feedback - CG Spectrum is the only school that works within student files to help trouble-shoot mistakes so they're only made once. All classes and critiques are recorded so students can go back and review their lessons at any time. 

CG Spectrum gives you direct access and connects you to the best mentors from around the world, delivering a personalised education that gives you the competitive edge you need to succeed.

To be the best, learn from the best at CG Spectrum.

 

 

 

Course Information

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COURSE CURRICULUM BREAKDOWN

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Study Period 1 Full Time - 15 weeks

Students will learn the fundamentals of the digital sculpting application ZBrush as they go over anatomy lessons and learn techniques to model high resolution characters as well as their clothing and accessories. Students will also learn how to use Maya to create clean and efficient geometry and conclude by learning the process of creating texture maps for their assets.

Projects include:

  1. ZBrush Theory and Interface
  2. Bust Sculpt
  3. Intro to Anatomy
  4. Retopology 
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Study Period 2 Full Time - 15 weeks

From here we continue to dive deeper into the ZBrush toolset and focus on sculpting high resolution creatures. Topics covered include specialized techniques such as using Dynamesh, brushes and alphas to build and detail creature models. Students will also learn the texturing application MARI, it's powerful and extensive set of tools will allow them to create detailed high resolution textures.

Projects Include:

  1. Creature Sculpting
  2. Dynamesh
  3. Alphas + Brush
  4. Introduction to Mari
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Study Period 3 Full Time - 15 weeks

Here students will learn how to use ZBrush as a conceptualisation tool for hard surface models. They will go over the different workflows and tools available in ZBrush to design and create high resolution models. The concept model will then serve as a guide to create a clean mesh using Maya's retopology tools. They will conclude by learning all of MARI's available features for texturing hard surface assets.

Projects Include:

  1. Hard Surface Modelling
  2. Creating Clean Retoplogy
  3. Advnaced Texturing with Mari
  4. Portfolio Assembly

HEAR FROM SOME OF OUR STUDENTS

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"I moved from another school as CG Spectrum offered a more specific program for my needs."

Let me assure you that it was the best move I have ever made. Mentors are current industry professionals so you know that techniques are relevant and I honestly believe that these guys are in it to see you suceed."

Danny Dore 3D Modeller

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"CG Spectrum has a way of mentoring students that I haven't experienced before."

I feel as though my mentor is always pushing me in order to become industry ready and I'm not just another number.  CG Spectrum mentors are always available for feedback and take a proactive approach to teaching their students.  Studying in an online capacity makes for a more dedicated and uninterrupted learning experience.

Stephen Clark 3D Modeller

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

Trying to decide if this course is right for you? Get in touch and one of our happy CG team members will help answer your questions. 

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