Starting on January 12, 2015, CGSociety will be holding a 8 weeks online "Matte Painting with VUE CGWorkshop", taught by VUE guru Scott Brisbane, the Head of Matte Painting at Dreamworks Animation.
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We recently interviewed Scott about his story with VUE. Read his interview here:
This course is an exploration into the creation of digital environments utilizing VUE Infinite. Working with industry professional Scott Brisbane over eight weeks you will develop strong skills using VUE across the entire digital matte painting workflow. You will also learn how to incorporate this powerful program with your work Photoshop and Maya.
With sophisticated features such as EcoSystem Painting, Procedural Terrains, Spectral Atmospheres, and SolidGrowth plants VUE is rapidly being adopted as a "tool of choice" in many leading studios. In this CGWorkshop Scott will share many of the tips and tricks he has developed over 10 years of production using these tools on Films Like Avatar, How to Train your Dragon and Croods.
Scott will provide weekly feedback and critique on your work and hold several live webinars during the course.
What You Will Learn
At the end of this course you will have a strong and comprehensive understanding of VUE's powerful environment creation tools to take your Matte Painting's to the next level. The entire digital Matte Painting workflow will be covered giving you confidence in creating stunning realistic environments with cutting edge techniques that have been used at animation and visual effects studios around the world.
You will also have created an environment of your choosing for your portfolio and reel.
More information: http://training.cgsociety.org/course/matte-painting-with-vue