Learn Squared: Intro to 3D Concept Design with Jama Jurabaev
Duration 11h MP4
Concept designer and matte painter Jama Jurabaev will teach you how to construct stunningly complex concept designs with a multitude of techniques. Learn alongside character artist Anthony Jones as you develop various 2D and 3D skills to achieve professional-grade final renders.
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015, 3D-Coat, Keyshot 5
Optional Software: Marmoset
Lessons in this Course
1. 2D and 3D Techniques
(8 hrs, 41 min)
Deciding which dimension to work in is a tough choice. To start things off, Jama will walk you through the advantages and disadvantages of using 2D vs. 3D, and the power of combining them together. We will then do a tour of 3D-Coat, including the tools and workflow Jama uses to create concept sketches.
2. Hardsurface Sculpting
(8 hrs, 33 min)
The first step is often the hardest. Here, Jama will show you how to sculpt various objects using voxels in 3D-Coat. You will learn all the techniques and tools needed to sculpt things like vehicles, props, and environments.
Intro & Homework
Intro & Homework
3. Advanced Hardsurfaces
(6 hrs, 48 min)
In this lesson Jama will show you how to sketch quick ideas in 3D-Coat using different hardsurface and array tools.
4. Organic Sculpting
(6 hrs, 12 min)
Not just your food has to be organic - your sculpts can be too! Jama will teach you his process for sculpting creatures using voxel and surface modes in 3D-Coat. You will then learn several different approaches to sculpt a character in 3D, including curves, stencils, and more.
5. Smart Materials and Textures
(6 hrs, 28 min)
The right textures can quickly introduce vibrancy and life to your sculptures. Learn Jama's workflow for preparing a model for texturing, and an introduction to smart materials. You'll learn various texture-painting techniques, and all you need to know about building custom materials.
6. Designing the Shot
(5 hrs, 28 min)
With the aid of 3D, Jama will explain the principles of basic cinematography and shot design. Here you'll learn to assemble a scene using all of the assets you've sculpted in 3D-Coat, and set up a final render in Keyshot 5 and Marmoset
7. Advanced Keyshot Techniques
(9 hrs, 3 min)
In the final stage of the 3D workflow, Jama will show you how to set up production-ready render passes and settings. Using texture projection workflows, you'll learn to create unique designs for characters and environments.
8. Final Composite in Photoshop
(9 hrs, 27 min)
Make your triumphant return to 2D! In this final lesson, Jama will teach you his best practices to composite, paint over, and add special effects to 3D renders in Photoshop. We'll conclude by reviewing all of the content and techniques you've learned to use in the future.