Course code: 900-82664

    Statement of Attainment in Concept Art Environmental Design

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Create game and film environments and push your designs in exciting directions. Design an alien landscape, sci-fi architecture and an interdimensional portal. Use light and colour in unique ways and explore edge control and atmospheric perspective.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Create miniature draft thumbnails and tonal studies for good lighting, to prepare for making an environment

    • Research, select and apply illustration techniques, such as edge control, atmospheric perspective, using warm and cool colour combinations and a specific colour scheme

    • Research the use of light and colour in concept environments and develop your own individual approach

    • Create a landscape painting that features an alien structure

    • Design a science fiction interior room or corridor and a temple dimensional portal, using Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom Cintiq

    • Work on a creative project of your own choice

    Course outcomes

    Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

    • A nationally accredited statement of attainment

    • Experience using design theory to inform your work

    • A professional portfolio of original environmental painting to showcase your skills to employers in the games and film industries

    • Strong pathway to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

    • A basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

    • A passion for drawing and painting, especially environments

    • A desire to improve your digital painting skills

    TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: Concept artist designing the visual assets for games and film. Also working on animation productions as designers, modelers, textures & animators.

    Study pathways

    Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

    Previous study0 Courses

    Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

    The Statement of Attainment in Concept Art Environmental Design does not have any pre-requisite courses.

    Related study0 Courses

    Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

    The Statement of Attainment in Concept Art Environmental Design does not have any related courses.

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

    • Research and apply light and colourCUAACD534

    • Refine illustration techniquesCUAILL512

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

    • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

    • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

    • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

    • TAFE NSW Libraries

    • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

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