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Laurus College 3D Animation Certificate Program

This program introduces students to the world of 3D animation. Students will focus on the techniques and methods for creating 3D animation and effects using the industry standard software Maya. Maya software is one of the world's most powerfully integrated 3D modeling, animation, effects, and rendering solutions in the video game design and development industry today. Film and video artists, video game developers, web designers, and print designers turn to Maya software to realize their creative vision. Using this software, students will explore ways to model, texture, animate, and render creative environments. Students will work in both 2D and 3D, creating characters with realistic motion in everyday life. In this program students work with industry standard software to gain valuable skills in the video game design and development industry. Students in this certificate program will work to create a portfolio that showcases their creativity and their skills.

Program Outline

  • Foundations of 3D Animation
  • Animation Dynamics
  • Rendering in Animation
  • Modeling
  • Color Theory
  • Mudbox Digital Sculpting
  • Character Animation
  • Advanced Design and Animation
  • Computer Video Compositing and Camera Matching
  • Game Creation Using Maya
  • Portfolio Presentation


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