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3D Art Essentials by Ami Chopine

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MAKING A CAREER OUT OF 3D

Whatever dream job you’re reaching for, your career doesn’t start when you graduate from college. It starts the minute you decide. How well and in what direction it moves forward depends on what you do from that moment. This chapter will describe a bit of what it is like to be employed as a 3D artist and will give you an idea of how to get from beginner to professional. Even if you don’t want to be professional, the community is always wonderful and you will find some tidbits about that too.

The State of the Industry

It’s an exciting time to be an artist. The field of special effects is bigger than ever and includes the creation of fully realized virtual characters in otherwise live-action films. Matte painting is ...

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