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Games Art (Concept Art)

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

Course overview

UAL Level 3 (Art and Design: 6 Units)

This innovative two-year course is comprised of 6 UAL units, covering a range of concept art-based activities. You will be shown a wide range of digital art skills, building a fundamental understanding of drawing digitally whilst being given creative freedom to explore your concept art creation process.

This course focuses on you as an artist, giving you the space to not only improve your fundamental skills but learn techniques and methods to improve the quality of your concept art, as well as develop your original style.

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

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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