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Game Industry Advice4students

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Game Industry Advice4students

I was asked by an aspiring 3d artist who was about a year from actually attending college, for some advice about the gaming industry and this is what I had to say to her.  She was specifically thinking about going to Digipen, which is the same college I went to.  But the advice applies to just about any school that offers a program in "video game' 3d art. ----- Well, there are a few things I'd suggest you do, if you have the goal of being a 3D Artist in the gaming industry. First off, you need to really decide if you want to aim for the gaming industry or production film 3d. Most schools that offer degrees in 3D Animation could go either
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My Bio
I'm in my 30's, I have two kids.

I've previously been a professional 3D artist, although now I work at home and do the mom-thing. I worked for Sony Computer Entertainment for 8 years, and worked on five published titles, including several Syphon Filter games, a Resistance game and an Uncharted game.

Mostly, my contribution to the nets is made up of tutorials. I started making drawing tutorials back in highschool, when I honestly had no business instructing anyone of anything. Now, mostly I make 3d tutorials. Most of them are here on my DA page.

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Photoshop, 3DStudio Max, Maya, Zbrush

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LingTinaHobbyist General Artist
Hi! Your tutorials helped me a long time ago! By the way, the last time I heard about your daughter, she was like one year old or something! Wow! Time flies! Shocked Happy I found you again! :D 
NargolsHobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave! :)
Thanks for the :+fav:!
KarasuTenguProyectosProfessional Digital Artist

Thanks for the favorite on Doctor Newt! :D

If you are interested, I also make commissions: fav.me/dahjqin

causalfaultHobbyist Artist
Wow, what a blast from the past! I was a mod on the BakaNeko forums, like, 15 years ago. I'm glad to see how much success you've had since those days!
SRG-WandsHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav!
noxy24Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav!:shuffelin: