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Computer Games

Introduction to Games Art

 
  • Note: this course group is full. Email summer.university@tees.ac.uk to check for availability.
 

Course overview

You explore the fundamental principles used in the production of 3D models and 2D textures for use within a game environment.

You use a combination of industry-standard 3D software for modelling and industry-standard texturing software for creating textures. You learn about art and engine pipelines, which are used by practising game artists.

Summer university

Start date: Starts Monday 7 June, Mondays and Wednesdays for four weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Applications open early April.

This course is delivered online. Please check the entry requirements tab before making your application to ensure you meet the entry criteria and have all the minimum equipment necessary to take part.

You can study up to 30 credits at Summer University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email summer.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

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Course details

What you study

- 3D asset and material integration into a games engine
- technical and artistic criteria and limitations for a 3D games artist
- model, unwrap, texture and manipulate assets within a games engine
- create a small-scale environment using industry standard games art practices.

How you are assessed

By an in-course assessment, and you are required to model and texture several assets to create a small-scale scene within a game engine.

 
 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Ensure your laptop or PC can run these programmes:

Any version of Autodesk Maya or Blender
Unreal Engine 4
Substance Painter.

As this is an online course you need access to a computer and be comfortable learning through an online platform. A strong and stable internet connection is required, and a webcam and microphone to participate in any interactive elements of the course.

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

 
 

Part-time

2021/22 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Online
  • Start date: Starts Monday 7 June, Mondays and Wednesdays for four weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm