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Games Art

  • 2 Years | Full Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 3 | Vocational

Course overview

UAL Level 3 (Art and Design: 6 Units)

The course is consisting of 6 UAL units spanning two years with the focus of learning a set of specialist skills that are required but are not limited to a digital technical or concept game artist. This course allows you to specialise yet gives you the creative freedom to show your passion for Games, relevant media and Arts.

Topics studied will include:

  • Art Fundamentals
  • Digital Drawing
  • Drawing with Values
  • Lighting and shadow
  • Layer types and how to use them
  • Character concept art
  • Landscape Concept Art
  • 3D to create concept art
  • Post Editing
  • Portfolio creation
  • Promotion
  • Digital Sculpting
  • 3D Modelling
  • Asset Creation
  • Character Creation
  • Unreal Engine and Quixel
  • Material Creation and Textures
  • Lighting and shaders
  • Rigging and Animation
  • Visual Scripting
  • Portfolio creation
  • Self Employment and Promotion

We have strong links to local companies, which offer opportunities to work on live briefs set by local companies, testing your creative ability and offering valuable work-related experience.

Course highlights

  • EGX (London and Rezzed)
  • Comicon
  • Possibility of international trip
  • Tech Campus access
  • Use of IPad Pros/ Apple Pencils
  • Access to Illustrator/ Photoshop/ Procreate
  • Industry style work experience opportunities

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