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Creation of 3D Scenes from Scratch in Maya

A course by Albert Valls Punsich , 3D Artist

3D Artist. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined November 2015

Work on a scene's set dressing starting from the idea, to the blocking and composition, up to the final render

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (224)
  • 5968 students

Work on a scene's set dressing starting from the idea, to the blocking and composition, up to the final render

Composition, color, and lighting are the keys to bringing a 3D stage to life. Through the set dressing, you can not only decorate and set a realistic environment but also provide information to the story you want to tell. Albert Valls is a 3D artist who specializes in modeling and scene creation, and his projects are defined by his passion for the small details. In this course, he teaches you how to create your own scene.

With his experience working in Framestore for high-level productions such as Avengers: Infinity War, Thor: Ragnarok, and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, in this course he teaches you all the necessary steps to create a scene from scratch in Autodesk Maya.

Start with the idea, blocking and composing, until the final render. You will see the techniques and tools that will help you turn your imagination into reality while discovering the methodology used by professional studios.

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What will you learn in this online course?

38 lessons & 28 downloads

What will we do in the course?
3 minutes, 21 seconds
The idea
6 minutes, 25 seconds
Basic composition concepts
21 minutes, 35 seconds
Collection of references
14 minutes, 36 seconds
Scenario sketch I
19 minutes, 12 seconds
Scenario sketch II
15 minutes, 54 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (224)
  • 5968 students
  • 38 lessons (8h 26m)
  • 28 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Make a 3D scene applying the teacher's working methodology. Albert will make one set in a dungeon, but you can choose what your scene is about.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

3D enthusiasts with experience in modeling who want to go beyond the creation of assets and learn how to completely manage 3D scenes.

Requirements and materials

You will need knowledge of 3D modeling—ideally in Maya, but you can use other 3D software if you prefer—and you should be familiar with a drawing or illustration program.

Regarding materials, you will need a computer with Autodesk Maya (Albert will work with version 2019, but you can work with another version or software), Adobe Photoshop, or another program where you can draw digitally.


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5968 Students
224 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Albert Valls Punsich

A course by Albert Valls Punsich

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3D Artist

From a very young age, Albert Valls was very interested in cinema and art, devouring films, books, manga, and comics all the time. This led him to dream that one day he could create those fantastic worlds he enjoyed so much. Following his passion, he studied Audiovisual and Multimedia Art, and then entered the digital world of 3D, becoming a 3D generalist.

Specializing in modeling and scenario creation for VFX, animation, and television, he has worked both nationally and internationally for several studios. Among which stands out his work in Framestore for big productions such as Avengers: Infinity War, Thor: Ragnarok, and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    Fundamentals

    • The idea
    • Basic composition concepts
    • Collection of references
    • Scenario sketch I
    • Scenario sketch II
  • U3

    Creation of blocking

    • Essential basics of blocking
    • Structure and hero props I
    • Structure and hero props II
    • Add items I
    • Add items II
    • Depth and extra elements 1
    • Depth and extra elements II
    • Vertex color
    • Ready for production
  • U4

    Set dressing I: creation of assets

    • What is Set Dressing for a 3D Scene?
    • Level of detail
    • Style
    • Reuse items
    • Nomenclature and publication
    • Nomenclature and publication 2
    • Preparing the library for production
  • U5

    Set dressing II: stage construction

    • Assemble the structure and add hero props I
    • Assemble the structure and add hero props II
    • Creation and organization of new assets I
    • Creation and organization of new assets II
    • Scene Element Creation I
    • Scene II Creation
    • Final details
    • Extra elements I
    • Extra elements II
  • U6

    Render for the portfolio

    • Lighting I
    • Lighting II
    • Look dev I
    • Look dev II
    • Final score
  • FP

    Final project

    • x Scenario modeling

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Creation of 3D Scenes from Scratch in Maya. 3D, and Animation course by Albert Valls Punsich Best seller

Creation of 3D Scenes from Scratch in Maya

A course by Albert Valls Punsich
3D Artist. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined November 2015
  • 99% positive reviews (224)
  • 5968 students