The foundations of fine art and fantastic games
The key to success for today’s production artists is a combination of a strong visual development process, broad-based art skills, and the ability to use both traditional and digital art tools to produce their creations.
Students gain hands-on skills needed to produce sophisticated digital art for video games through courses that cover:
- Drawing techniques, color theory and traditional fine arts skills
- Principles of animation and storytelling
- 2D and 3D digital art tools for computer animation, modeling and texturing, and much more...
Art & Animation Programs
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Who should take Art & Animation programs
In this program, students will learn and practice many roles that make up the art production pipeline for games and animation.
Students who succeed in this program enjoy artwork, learning about the different stages of art and animation pipelines, and the determination to begin creating at a higher level.
Practice the Fundamentals
Students will build artistic foundation through sustained practice in traditional media and application of core concepts.
Build Proficiency in Digital Tools
Students will dive into the world of 2D and 3D digital art and animation production by learning the tools, pipelines and techniques of professionals in the industry.
Do you see yourself working in art and animation in the fields of video game design and development, animation, film or another applied art?
3D Animator, 3D Artist, Animation Director, Animator, Art Director, Artist, Creative Director, Design Director, Designer, Director of Creative Services, Graphic Artist, Graphic Designer, Group Art Supervisor, Illustrator
Example Median Yearly Salary in the Seattle Metro area:
- Art Directors - $109,330
- Graphic Designers - $72,850
- Special Effects Artists and Animators - $87,620
*Source: careeronestop.org, U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021