GAM710 - Modeling Concepts

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Subject Title
Modeling Concepts

Subject Description
This course is designed to teach students about the principals of 3D and how they relate to organic modeling.  Students will learn to function efficiently within the 3DS interface and use the program as a tool to visualize interesting and dynamic 3D characters.

Credit Status
Animation Arts Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Produce unique and creative concept art sketches and reference
  2. Function proficiently with the 3D modeling interface
  3. Model characters and assets using low poly modeling work flow
  4. Texture models using various texture maps and techniques
  5. Import models into a real-time environment.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.