ArtStation Learning: Learn How to Create a Sci-Fi Environment in Substance Designer

Attention Substance users, we have a new and exciting Substance series by Javier Perez, in partnership with MSI.

Javier is currently a Senior Material Artist at Playstation VASG. He began his career by graduating from The Art Institute of California – San Diego in 2012. Since then, he has contributed to multiple AAA projects such as Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Lawbreakers, and Planetside 2. In his spare time, Javier is passionate about sharing his Substance Designer knowledge at various industry events and on ArtStation Learning.

In this 6-part series, Javier Perez will guide students on the philosophies and approaches of creating a Sci- Fi Hallway inside of Substance Designer. Javier will begin by showing the steps to create the height information for each of the 5 pieces that make up the hallway. He will then dive into techniques and workflows to efficiently take the height information and create the remaining texture maps that will be combined into final materials for endless procedural possibilities. Ultimately, the goal is for ArtStation Learning students to have an awesome environment piece by the end of the series!

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This ArtStation Learning series has been made possible thanks to the support of MSI.
“MSI’s Creator Series laptop is tailored for processes such as; 3D modeling, animation, video rendering, graphic design and more. It features a lightweight and ultra-portable chassis giving creators ease of access. Understanding brilliant ideas can appear at a moment’s notice, MSI created a laptop that allows creators to work on their ideas whenever and wherever they are. The powerful yet lightweight design makes Creator Series so unique. Powered by Intel® Core™ i9 processor with 8-cores and latest RTX Studio graphics card and paired with MSI’s Creator Center software, optimize your programs and get the most out of your applications. The 4K 100% AdobeRGB color gamut display takes the visualization to the next level. MSI also showcased the world’s first Mini LED laptop in the Creator Series at CES 2020, which will be ready to launch in April.”

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Partner & Alliances Manager at ArtStation