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Digital Sculpting for Artists

The workshop focuses on the creation of complex organic 3d models, 2d and 3d texture for use in animation and video game development. Participants will discover surface texturing to give a realistic clay look. Techniques for cutting and building surfaces to create both rigid and soft surface will be provided. The aim of this is allow participants to create a finished sculpt of a 3d organic character with hard surface, painted and textured elements.

Course Details

Award : Certificate of Participation
Duration : 40 hours
Next Intake : 24th February 2018 - 28th March 2018
  • IMDA Grant Deadline: 3rd February 2018

Topics Covered

  • Mesh Creation
  • Sculpting the Head
  • Sculpting the Body
  • Detailing the Character – Hard Surface Techniques Tips
  • Surface Deformation Techniques
  • Character Accessories
  • Application materials and paint to models
  • Sculpture techniques

Learning Outcomes

  • An overall understanding of work with digital sculpting in the 3D program Z-Brush and similar software.
  • A solid foundation in the artistic and technical aspects of digital figure sculpture and Produce a visually strong design for a stylized character using a range of techniques.
  • An understanding of how to work with high polygon models.
  • Apply knowledge of character production workflows to create a production ready asset.
  • Cultivate familiarity with digital sculpting brushes which are universal across software packages.
  • Model/sculpt and Texture a 3D character to specifications

Entry Requirements

  • Age: 18 years old and above
  • Recommended for Media Professionals and Freelancers
  • Open to both Singaporean & International Students (Including PR, Student Pass, Work Permit, S Pass & E Pass)

Eligibility for IMDA Grant

  • Full-time Media Professionals, Full-time Media Freelancers, and Fresh Media Graduates
  • Only Singaporeans or PR may apply.


Course Fee after 90% IMDA Grant [Inclusive of 7% GST]
  IMPORTANT: IMDA Grant application will close 22 days before course starts.
: S$389.16
Course Fee [Inclusive of 7% GST] : S$2448.16
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I learnt a lot of tips and tricks and proper method of sculpting impressive 3D models instructor was helpful and approachable.

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Gained a lot of knowledge and learnt a new software.

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