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Technical Tips and Tricks for Game Artists

by Zaheer Mukhtar

Strong technical knowledge of 3D graphics is a requirement in the game industry. In this course, you will learn the important concepts and technical knowledge required to produce high quality and optimized assets for games.

What you'll learn

Artists often struggle with understanding the standard terms, techniques, and workflows followed in the game industry. In this course, Technical Tips and Tricks for Game Artists, you will gain the fundamental technical knowledge that every artist must know for success. First, you will learn about your computer hardware which will enable you to choose the best hardware for your workflow and how to take maximum benefit from your hardware. Next, you will learn about different types of shaders, materials, textures, image formats, and compressions. Finally, you will explore how to optimize your game scene by learning various optimization techniques. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the complete knowledge required for an artist to produce optimized art for visually appealing games.

About the author

Zaheer Mukhtar is a VFX and 3D artist. He started working in the 3D field in 1999 as a hobby. He later received recognition on a national level by winning several awards for his short films during his student life. He has a Masters in Computer Sciences but chose to carry on as an artist. He has worked on many games as a Lead Artist and has created cinematics for several mobile games. For the last couple of years, he has worked as a Lead 3D Artist and Game Designer. Currently he is working as a f... more

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