Jason Keyser

Senior VFX Artist, Founder of VFX Apprentice

The visionary and chief pixel pusher of VFX Apprentice, Jason Keyser is a renowned FX artist, as well as a devoted VFX educator and student advocate. Jason has worked in entertainment as both a 2D FX and 3D VFX artist since 2007, animating for the Powerpuff Girls, Arlo the Alligator Boy, and amassing over 21 million views for his short film AlightHe has worked on multiple titles for Riot Games - including League of Legends, Teamfight Tactics, and several R&D projects.

While working full-time at Riot, Jason created over 60 FX and VFX education videos on his YouTube channel, designed and taught courses for artists internally at Riot, mentored prospective FX artists, facilitated the VFX Bootcamp at GDC, and spoke at conferences to students and pros alike.

Jason ultimately left Riot to commit full-time to VFX Apprentice, training and lifting up FX artists across the world.

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Beginner Bootcamp

This introductory bootcamp dives deep into FX foundations, drawing, painting, particle systems and more! Then implement these new skills in popular real-time game engines.

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Portfolio Bootcamp

This intermediate bootcamp is designed for VFX artists looking to hone their skills and prepare their portfolio for a career in the VFX industry. Create a VFX art test and get a professional critique.

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VFX Apprentice All Access

On-demand instant access VFX training for stylized 2D, 3D, and realtime VFX.

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Free VFX Training

Want to dive into the world of animated and game FX? It's free to start with 10+ hours of VFX training.

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