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VFX Case Studies

3D VFX: Level Two
UE5 Niagara and Unity lessons updating classic Fire Explosion, Lighting Zap, Gooey Splat, and Wispy Cloud in the latest-gen game engines. 

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2D FX Playbook

2D VFX: Level One
Follow along with Sonia Firsova and learn how to create intro and outro animations with frame guides!

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Elemental Studies (Unity)

3D VFX: Level One
This series is meant for confident VFX artists ready to master the elements. Dive into real-time production workflows and create fire, water, lighting, and more. 

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Block-in VFX - Unity

3D VFX: Level One
Get ready to create effects in Unity with Hadidjah Chamberlin! This series is designed to help you start making effects in engine, regardless of your experience level.

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Modeling in Blender

3D VFX: Level One
An introductory series focused on creating meshes and using modifiers in Blender to create unique VFX. 

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2D FX Courses

Stylized FX lessons for games and animation. Begin with animation principles and then create your own effects and polished assets. 

FX Design Principles

2D FX: Level One
This series covers 5 Design principles of animation and how to apply them to VFX.

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FX Timing Principles

2D FX: Level One
This series covers 7 principles of Timing in animation and how to apply them to VFX.

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Drawing Foundations

2D FX: Level One
Drawing with good old-fashioned pen and paper focusing on linework and perspective.

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2D FX Animation Playbook

2D FX: Level One
Get to know the tools with software basics of Toon Boom Harmony and Adobe Animate

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Animation Applied Foundations

2D FX: Level One
Handy warmup techniques on free-flowing straight-ahead animation.

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Elemental Foundation Explained

2D FX: Level One
Learn about the different foundational principles used in 2D effect animation

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Intro to FX Concept Painting

2D FX: Level One
Learn the basics of Photoshop and techniques used in the concept art tutorials.

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FX Painting Elemental Studies

2D FX: Level One
Try your newly-acquired skills while creating concept art of various elementals!

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Animating Small 2D FX

2D FX: Level One
Follow the FX breakdowns of one of the best-known 2D artists, Alex Redfish!

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Animating Medium 2D FX

2D FX: Level One
Explore a variety of medium-size FX animation breakdowns from industry leading artists. 

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FX for Characters

2D FX: Level Two
Creates a variety of effects designed to work around characters. 

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Complex 2D FX Composition

2D FX: Level Two
Dive into animated FX and logo reveals worthy of series and shows. 

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Post Process and Mograph

2D FX: Level Two
Dive in After Effects to polish FX and create animated elements and assets. 

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3D VFX Courses

Courses focused on real-time FX for games. Lessons feature Unreal Engine and Unity, but focus on skills to prep you for any pipeline. 

Niagara Block-in VFX in UE5

3D VFX: Level One
An introductory course on Unreal's Niagara VFX system taught by Hadidjah Chamberlin! 

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Unity Block-in VFX

3D VFX: Level One
This series is designed to help you start making effects in engine, regardless of your experience level.

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Hand Painted Textures in Krita

3D VFX: Level One
Learn how to paint amazing stylized textures in Krita with Ali Sorensen.

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Modeling for VFX in Blender

3D VFX: Level One
Learn the basic functionality and key concepts of modeling for VFX in Blender.

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Intro to Materials for Game Engines

3D VFX: Level One
Learn how to use and navigate a node-based Shader interface in Unreal Engine. 

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VFX Art Foundations

3D VFX: Level One
A high-level introduction to inform your efforts while creating compelling VFX concept art.

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Elemental Studies in Unity

3D VFX: Level One
Learn to use a technical approach to VFX and bring the elements to life.

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Particle Animation

3D VFX: Level Two
Learn the mindset of a hand-crafted and art-directed approach to 3D particle systems.

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VFX Breakdowns and Case Studies

3D VFX: Level Two
Learn how to use and navigate a node-based Shader interface in Unreal Engine. 

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Booms & Blasts (Unity)

3D VFX: Level Two
Use the 3D Sandbox and dive into Unity. Explore kitbashing and particle systems. 

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Booms & Blasts (Unreal Engine)

3D VFX: Level Two
Use the 3D Sandbox and dive into Unreal Engine. Explore kitbashing and particle systems.

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Advanced FX Courses

These Apprenticeship level courses combine 2D and 3D fundamentals and show you how to create game-ready assets worthy of your portfolio.

Game FX for Sidescrollers

Apprentice: Level Three 
Dive into the whole FX pipeline and create in-game spells and healing effects. 

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Apprenticeship: Area of Effect

Apprentice: Level Three
Follow along with a apprentice level task from assignment to final effect.

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Portfolios and Job Applications

Apprentice: Level Three
A series focused on creating the best portfolios and applying for VFX jobs.

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