Learn The Proven System To Becoming Hireable & Getting Noticed.
The greatest challenge to becoming a Game Artist is developing a body of work that PROVES you can do the job.
Traditional art schools fail.
Online classes leave you to figure things out on our own or to copy the teacher.
YouTube, subscription sites, and tutorials are useful but…
… they fail to provide the guidance and the feedback that Artists need to grow…
On your own… alone…
… it’s easy to drift… get overwhelmed… and finally, quit…
… but that would be a mistake…
… Because there is a way!
See, most Artists that dream of getting a job in the game industry don’t realize that there is one obstacle standing in their way.
And it is Not what you think?
What is it?
Well, before I tell you, let me ask you a question:
If you’ve wanted to get a job as a Game Artist
Or if you’ve got one and you’re not where you want to be…
…which of these applies to you:
You’re always taking classes and focused on being able to “control” your abilities?
You’re always criticizing your work and unable to finish anything because it’s never good enough?
You’re so focused on the future and whether you’ll ever make it or not that you find it hard to complete projects?
That’s because you’re stuck in:
The Amateur Mindset is a way of thinking about your work and all the things someone needs to be good at their job (it’s just not necessarily the same stuff you need to create great art.)…
In fact, it’s a mindset that puts Artists (just like you) on the path to pain, frustration, and confusion from the beginning…And leads to a lot of wasted time & energy along the way.
Amateur’s want to get better… acquiring strategy after strategy… waiting till you can “do it the right way”.
Amateur’s never feel they are ready… searching for that next thing they must learn… taking those jobs you don’t love… working for other people’s vision… Getting job performance reports for doing something you never dreamed about doing.
Amateur’s judge themselves… never good enough… not as good as that guy/ gal… and unable to commit to their own greatness.
The Amateur Mindset must give way to the…
WHY BOOTCAMPS WORK:
REVERSE ENGINEER CREATION
Being a Game Artist is a job and you need to treat it like a job to be successful.
That means, stop treating it like your little art project and start producing work within a time frame.
This is as much of a mental game as it is anything else and once you start thinking like a Game Artist you’ll start acting like one too.
Professionals know their job is to produce work within a team…
Amateurs think they need to know and do everything themselves.
Professionals are excited to add value to their team and not their egos…
Amateurs focus on their ArtStation follows.
Professionals produce results within a timeframe…
Amateurs get caught up in trying to do things "right"…
Professionals know that it’s essential to marry creativity with achievability …
Amateurs drift from project to project unable to finish anything.
Professionals know that feedback is priceless…
Amateurs think they just have to learn more skills.
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INTRODUCING THE ART OF ACHIEVEMENT SIMPLIFIED... FOR GAME ARTISTS.
THIS COURSE ISN’T JUST ANOTHER “ART” COURSE.
IT’S A 16-WEEK BREAKTHROUGH PROCESS DESIGNED TO…
... TURN YOU INTO A GAME ARTIST!
You’ll get two meetings every week with your mentors and a structured path to growing as an artist.
You’ll get weekly work and be pushed to grow yourself and build your self.
You’ll get 16 weeks of intense mentoring towards your own portfolio projects.
Amazing Online Classes
You’ll get access to our vault of amazing online classes that we’ve pulled together from years of teaching online.
Find Your Voice
You’ll breakthrough the mental blocks that have kept you struggling – empower your unique voice to make a difference in the world.
Here's What You'll Get:
6 Week Foundations Crucible Training.
Intense, Bi-Weekly Sessions To Build Your Foundation Skills & Achieve Your First Three Evolutions.
Learn the correct way to create high resolution models for in game models without relying on ZBrush or sculpting tools.
You’ll learn the simple ways to create low resolution mesh with UVs.
You’ll learn the amazing power of Substance Painter and how to create an amazing .
Most importantly, you’ll get your first WIN as we focus on creating a 100% complete model for your portfolio in the style you set.
10 Week Project Crucible Training
Focused On Your Career Track. 2 Sessions Every Week To Focus You On Leveling Up Your Work.
Reverse Engineer Success: Choose your target studio, your target game and your external mentor.
You’ll learn the correct way to build your specific high resolution model with individual mentoring.
At each step you’ll be guided by your mentor and held accountable for your progress.
At the end, you’ll have a model that you’ve taken further than anything you’ve done before and you’ll have deepened your practice as an artist.
Workshop. Massive Library of training from today’s master artists.
You’ll get access to 13 of our most amazing courses in character and environment arts to help you make the most of your learning experience.
Over 100 hours of content, all streaming and downloadable, with lifetime access.
Titles from Adam Skutt of Epic, Melissa Altobello of Sucker Punch, Shawnell Priester, Henry Kelly, Ashley Sparling, Jarad Vincent, and much more…
Where the tools, training and workflows come together with a unique, special group of artists focused on becoming undeniably awesome.
Join hundreds of other artists all striving to be the best they can be.
Share resources, work, tips & tricks with your fellow students in a familiar community environment.
Get access to direct message, voice calls, group calls, and more tools to stay connected with each other
You'll Also Get:
Weekly in-depth conversations with today’s master artists to deep dive into the pyschology and tools they use to succeed.
LISTEN TO OUR PAST CONVERSATIONS ON THE GAME ARTIST PODCAST
OR CHOOSE AN EPISODE BELOW:
Get inspired by the amazing work of GAI's Alumni and Students
Larry Kameen, Works At Sony Playstation San Diego
Matthew Gillmeister, Works At High Rez Studios
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”A thriving community of dedicated people that made art and games their living. You are not born with talent, you master it, they are ready to show you how.Natanael Rey
”The greatest learning experience I have ever been through. With real world practice, with real world masters of the craft using current applications of industry standards.Ira Zhang
”For me, having enrolled in the Environment Bootcamp has been one of the best decisions i have taken as an artist.Isaac Rivera Gómez
”One of the best career decisions I have ever made.Andre Pires
”The greatest learning experience I have ever been through. With real world practice, with real world masters of the craft using current applications of industry standards.David Laury
”It’s more than just an online classroom. It’s a solid, tight-knit community that works together towards the long run.Roy Portillo
”An incredible resource for me as an aspiring 3D artist. The classes offered are led by some of the industry's top talents who take you step by step through the process of creating AAA quality art for games.Matthew Gillmeister
Choose Your Track
Next Bootcamp Start Date is December 10th. Limited to first 15 students into each Track
In 16 weeks you will graduate with:
- A professional quality online portfolio
- Access to a global alumni network
- Industry connections that will help guide your career
- Grit to do the work
- A lifetime of success
Character Artist Bootcamp Student: Matthew Gillmeister
What To Expect From The Bootcamps
Our syllabus is living and evolving. We constantly improve on it based on the ever changing needs of the gaming industry and feedback from our students and alumni. You will develop a range of portfolio pieces under constructive peer review.
- Small Class Size
Seats are limited to 15 students in each Track.
- Serious Commitment
You bring the desire. We will bring the right support and resources to help you thrive. Recommended commitment is 20 hours a week outside of class time.
- Structured Curriculum
We focus on the right skills in the right order. Our curriculum is battle-tested and constantly evolves to meet the demands of the industry.
- Live Biweekly Meetings
Once the Bootcamp begins, you’ll meet with your Mentor and cohorts every few of days with new assignments and new assessments to keep you making progress. You’ll also get access to a network of thousands of very active alumni.
- Career Support
We provide each of our graduates with access to job readiness training, an alumni network, connections to employers and opportunities to hone new skills.