Start Your (Game) Engine
More than just particles, this VFX course will teach you texture painting, 3D modeling, material animation, and particle animation. Better yet, you'll learn from industry vets in Unreal and Unity.
A growing catalogue of online FX courses with over 60 videos.
Unreal and Unity Sandbox project and assets to play and learn.
Meet with mentors and community members to discuss your progress.
Let's blow stuff up! Learn about animating particle systems with Unreal Engine, Unity, Maya, Photoshop, Krita, and Blender.
Including Visual FX lessons like:
- Start With Unity or Unreal Engine: Choose either series and start off with engine basics you need to know
- Asset creation: Textures, meshes and materials, oh my! Learn to use dissolve and normal maps.
- Unreal VS Unity: Walk through a breakdown of 4 FX from the concept art series.
- Community Workflows: Follow-along pro FX artist's workflows in various engines as they show you how to create all sorts of effects from scratch.
Meet Your Instructors
Led by Jason Keyser, Particle Animation also features FX artists and animators who worked on projects like League of Legends, Hearthstone, Mortal Kombat X, Marvel Heroes, and Godfall.Instructor List
A great course with insight into the VFX world. I come from an artistic background and the course taught me all the technical aspects. The community is also very beneficial, I learned a lot from their feedback.
- Jordan Torak, VFX Student
This course was the first step into the field of VFX. I chose it because I saw the incredible work of the teachers. If you want to plunge into the magical world of VFX, then this course is definitely for you!
- Alexandr Popov, 3D Artist