Visual Arts, Visual Effects, Animation & More at GDC 2018!

GDC has something for every kind of game artist, getting deep into topics which include art direction, animation, visual arts, visual effects, and more.

Summits + Tutorials take place during the first two days of GDC 2018 (Monday and Tuesday, March 19-20), which include the Art Direction Bootcamp featuring speakers from Riot Games and Naughty Dog, Inc, the Animation Bootcamp featuring speakers from Guerilla Games and Blizzard Entertainment on Monday as well as the Visual Effects Bootcamp and Technical Artist Bootcamp on Tuesday. To get all that GDC has to offer for artists, get an All Access pass for full access to all Visual Arts Track sessions happening all week (Monday through Friday, March 19-23)!

Hear leading artists discuss what really matters in art and how to build or support an artistic vision in the Art Direction Bootcamp with sessions that include: “‘Windup’: An Animation Feature Quality Rendering in Real-Time” & “On Cultures of Shared Creative Ownership and A No Nonsense Approach to Designing Robot Dinosaurs.

Connect with experienced and specialized game animators to see what’s next in the industry. Animation Bootcamp talks include Bringing Life to the Machines of ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’, ‘Middle-earth: Shadow of War’: Creating Multi-Character Combat Animations and Animation Leadership: Teaching Your Team to Fish. 

Learn best practices and innovative approaches at the Visual Effects Bootcamp with sessions which include How VR is Going to Break All the Rules in VFX and Autonomy in Real-Time Effects: Artist Driven Tools and Techniques for Large Scale Production.

The Visual Arts track encompasses all the aforementioned bootcamps and more with artist sessions in GDC Conference (March 21-23). Visual Track sessions in GDC Conference include Animating Quill: Creating an Emotional Experience, Developing the Art of ‘Fortnite’ and The Visual Effects Technology of ‘Destiny’.

Besides session content, GDC is presenting the Unity 3D Game Art Challenge Winners. GDC teamed up with Unity to showcase some of the best 3D art from games using the Unity engine.  Learn more and view all 12 finalists here.

Register for GDC by March 17 for the best offer on passes. ArtStation readers can get 10% off All Access, GDC Conference and Summits passes with code: GDC18ART

See you there!

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