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  • VFX & Animation

    The School of VFX and Animation
    at Living Arts College is the
    total education solution to the
    Art & Business of 3D, Visual Effects and Animation Design
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Living Arts has been preparing high-end talent for the studios for over 30 years.
Find out how we discover, develop and graduate today's professional creative talent... at the School of Animation and Game Design at Living Arts College.
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Modeling & Sculpting

Begin your adventure into animation with modeling. Build character concepts through studio sculpting moving on to Maya and other digital models.

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 Modeling & Sculpting

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Concept Design

Concept design begins with building from your story. Directors buy your talent not as a technician, but look to you for in character development.

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 Concept Design

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Game Asset Production

We'll start with an old school board game. You'll craft the board game that could capture players 20 years ago. In a flash you'll develop better game play understanding for your digital games.

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 Game Asset Production

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Game Engine Fundamentals

Advance into Game Design using UNITY and other game engine tools. Combine game production practice with Living Arts GREENLIGHT critique.

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 Game Engine Fundamentals

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Game Production

Gain special insight into the workflow for game development including - Game Play, Game Engine Interaction, Debugging, Test, Audio Design, Programming steps and much more.

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 Game Production

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Modeling & Animating

Move up to Advanced Modeling and onto Animation rigging, walk cycles and more.

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 Modeling & Animating

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Animation & Camera

Animation appears in space. As a result learn to control perspective though software selection for the correct lens. Will it be wide angle, normal or a longer lens ... all measured in "mm"?

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 Animation Fundamentals

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Visual Effects

Take on industry favorite compositing software—Nuke along with After Effects. Understand 3D models in #D space. Camera lens and atmospherics are part of your learning plan.

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Look Development

Move up to refining your production presentation capabilities. Final imagery is combined together from many elements. A key challenge is helping visual effects artists to perform look development, lighting and rendering.

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 Look Development

Let us help you move
your potential into the studio!

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 LIVING ARTS COLLEGE?

Connect with the most experienced ANIMATION learning team worldwide—at America's creativity college.

This is the unique program that takes creative skills to a higher level for the 3D Artist. You've seen the work in the blockbuster films, the top game titles and in broadcast advertising. We guide a small, exceptional student group at an incredible studio arts campus in Raleigh, North Carolina USA. Raleigh is also the home of major game producers plus the pioneers of gaming support software... Living Arts College has been enhancing careers in Animation & Game Design for over 23 years.

Qualify for a 12 month PID — Professional Intensive Diploma or 3 year BA Degree. Connect with an Advisor to qualify.

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 LIVING ARTS COLLEGE?

Complete the highly affordable PID—PROFESSIONAL INTENSIVE DIPLOMA in 12 MONTHS.

Living Arts has made this high-end animation program series more affordable. The student is accepted prepared for intense study at the studio level. We do this with fewer calendar breaks including conducting class year around. The result is less time for tuition spending and one less year of campus housing expense, meals, etc. Plus, head for the job market sooner! When time is very short and energy is very high, the PID—Professional Intensive Diploma may be your better option. This program series can be completed in 12 months. Continue further with compositing software adding visual special effects skills. Qualify for a total studio animation experience!

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The curriculum for improving your professional potential and standing out from the crowd.

You need a platform that combines design excellence with measurable business and studio management planning ... all in a TOTAL ANIMATION AND GAME DESIGN program. These are the reasons you go beyond usual animation and game design education!

At the Living Arts College School of Animation and Game Design program content includes:


Foundation Study |  Animation and Game Design Studio Development |  General Education |  Website Marketing |  Portfolio Development

Connect below for catalog details, course descriptions and more ...

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Gabriel Smith
Animation and Game Design Graduate

“The school gave me the environment and skills that any 3D artist would love to have... The campus also allows students to network and learn about other aspects of entertainment through Graphic Design, Music, Marketing and more. All great elements to help promote yourself as an artist. I would and already have recommend this program and school to others!"

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Justin Harrington
Animation and Game Design Graduate

"I wanted to be unique and I wanted to do something that felt unique. Not only did they help me form a solid foundation of skills, but they also taught me how to expand on my knowledge. I am incredibly lucky to have found a school that was willing and able to help become the kind of creative professional that I wanted to be."

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Zeke Mateus
Animation and Game Design Graduate

“I learned a lot from the Living Arts College. The work you put in really pays off. The experiences and friends I made there have truly shaped who I am today.“

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Steven Gladin is the recipient of the Telly Award. Living Arts College Animation graduate Steven Gladin, was chosen over 12,000 entries from all 50 states...


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BEHIND THE SCENES AT GDC

Watch a glimpse of the fun we had at this year's Game Developer Conference in San Francisco! GDC attracts over 26,000 attendees. It is the world primary gathering for programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals...


ANIMATION! THIS IS WHAT WE CREATE!

Graduate has become the lead developer on new children's interactive E-book. Animation Alumni Rob Bryant Jr. has made some fantastic models using Autodesk's Maya for the "Drew's Adventure" book series. Check out the project at https://www.facebook.com/DrewsAdventure. April D. Bryant is the author and Rob Bryant Jr...




FROM ANIMATOR TO GRAPHIC DESIGNER

This graduate works as a graphic designer at Georgia Aquarium. Katie Creel, Game Design and Animation graduate from Living Arts College is now a graphic designer for the Georgia Aquarium...

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  • CONCEPT FROM START TO FINISH

    Students attended the regional conference ECGC (East Coast Game Conference). Current students, Jonathan Toney, Alberto Vazquez, Maya Rose, Thomas Schirf, Ambar Catalan, Jonathan Pierce and recent graduates Derrick Nsibuka and Ryan Benedetto...

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  • OUR ALUMNI CREATE THE GAMES

    Gaming and Animation graduate Mark Lemmons is working as a 3D Artist for gaming company Third Track in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mark's responsibilities have been moved up to conceptualize, model and texture 3D assets and create low poly...

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