Introduction to Adobe Substance 3D Painter

A course by Pedro Henrique Plácido Silva , 3D Artist

3D Artist. Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Joined December 2021

Learn how to use Adobe Substance 3D Painter, the most widely used 3D texturing tool in the games and movies industry.

100% positive reviews (2)
425 students
Audio: Portuguese, English
Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn how to use Adobe Substance 3D Painter, the most widely used 3D texturing tool in the games and movies industry.

Immerse yourself in the art of bringing 3D objects and scenes to life through Look Development, the technique behind the creation of materials, lights, and textures that make animations and games look realistic and attractive.

In this course, you will learn how to use Substance Painter, Blender, and Photoshop to transform 3D assets from their most basic state to complete digital works of art.

Throughout this journey, you'll discover the power of precise texturing, the importance of proper lighting, and how the final details can completely change the perception of a scene.

With practical examples and real projects, this program is not only a gateway to new technical skills but also to a form of creative expression that can be as therapeutic as it is exciting.

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What will you learn in this online course?

18 lessons & 27 downloads

What is look development?
6 minutes, 44 seconds
3D model preparation
4 minutes, 7 seconds
Starting the project
13 minutes, 55 seconds
Texture scene elements
2 minutes, 57 seconds
How to use Blender's composer
8 minutes, 32 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (2)
  • 425 students
  • 18 lessons (2h 34m)
  • 27 additional resources (12 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Portuguese, English
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

The final project of the course consists of creating a complete scene applying texturing, materials, and lighting techniques learned.

This hands-on exercise will demonstrate your ability to integrate diverse elements and bring a creative vision to life with a professional finish.

Who is this online course for?

This course is designed for 3D artists, designers, and digital creatives looking to delve deeper into Look Development and texturing of 3D assets.

It is ideal for those interested in raising the quality of their animation projects, video games or any other audiovisual production that requires a realistic and detailed finish.

Requirements and materials

It is essential to have Substance Painter, Blender, and an image editor like Photoshop.
The course focuses on the practical use of these tools, so a basic familiarity with the software will benefit your learning.

The willingness to explore and experiment with new techniques will be your best resource.


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425 Students
2 Reviews
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Pedro Henrique Plácido Silva

Pedro Henrique is a renowned 3D artist with a specialization in Look Development. His career has been highlighted by collaborations with renowned studios such as Lightfarm, Zombie, and Roof, where he has applied his mastery in texturing and lighting to significant projects.

One of his most notable works includes a music video for Moby, praised for its socio-environmental message and visual quality. Pedro is known for his ability to create digital universes that are not only visually stunning but also emotionally resonant.

His passion for cinema, animation, and special effects has guided his professional path, making him a reference in the audiovisual production industry.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Preparation

    • What is look development?
    • References
    • 3D model preparation
    • Getting to know Substance 3D Painter
  • U3

    Starting to texturize

    • Starting the project
    • Texture scene elements
    • Work from largest to smallest element 1
    • Work from largest to smallest element 2
    • Anchor Point
    • Color variation
    • Stencil tool
    • Export textures
  • U4

    Integrate Substance 3D Painter with Blender

    • Shaders in Blender
    • Lighting
  • U5

    Post production

    • How to use Blender's composer
    • Check out the improvements
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to Adobe Subance 3D Painter

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Introduction to Adobe Substance 3D Painter. 3D, and Animation course by Pedro Henrique Plácido Silva

Introduction to Adobe Substance 3D Painter

A course by Pedro Henrique Plácido Silva
3D Artist. Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Joined December 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (2)
  • 425 students