Course Details

Lessons

45

Skill level

Beginner

Scholarship

Coming soon

What Will I Learn?

  • Draw 3D Pixel Art Characters and Objects using Free Software
  • Use 3D Objects in Unity 3D
  • Make Amazing Games without Hiring Artists or Buying Assets
  • Create Professional Animations Yourself
  • Learn about Basic Script Use to Animate Characters, Objects, and Cameras

Description

Creating 3D pixel art characters doesn't take that much time and you don't need to be an accomplished artist to do it. This Unity animation tutorial makes this process fun and easy for you! You don't need to have any prior experience with pixel characters creation to succeed in this course. This tutorial is all about explaining animation for beginners.

From Zero to Hero

In his Unity animation tutorial, you'll learn to create the most popular superheroes like Spider-man, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, and Superman in pixel art character style from scratch. You'll shape them, color them, add shadows, create costumes, armor, and hairstyles.

However, superheroes aren't all that mighty if they can't do anything, right? Well, with the help of this tutorial, you'll also master the basic techniques of animation in Unity. For example, you'll be able to create an energy blast animation for your Iron Man character. You'll be able to see your characters truly come to life!

After that, this course will explain how to import your neat pixel characters to Unity. That's a crucial step when making games. It doesn't matter how cool your models are if you can't use them. Therefore, you must know how to utilize them. Worry not! Importing your art to Unity is not a tricky process, especially when someone is helping you.

Master Unity, MagicaVortex, and Mixamo Fundamentals in One Course

You'll learn to use not only Unity but also MagicaVortrex and Mixamo. These free programs have many nifty features that will make your life as a game developer easier. All of them have free versions and user-friendly interfaces, so they all are solid choices for a newbie!

This course is project-based. It means that you learn by doing. In this kind of way you instantly see the results of your work, therefore, it's far more rewarding. Also, it's much easier to remember something if you try it out instead of just listening or reading. That's how you gain employable practical skills. Also, after you finish this Unity animation course, you'll have a few fully realized art assets for your future projects.

Learn From the Best

Your instructor Yohann Taieb is a very well accomplished developer. He has built over 100 mobile apps and has been teaching Unity 3D, pixel art, and Photoshop for developers in a college for years. So, you can rest assured, you're learning animation for beginners from a true professional!

Unity is the most popular game engine in the world right now and it's one of the most convenient programs for independent developers. It allows you to create games for many different platforms. You can build desktop games for PC, MAC, Linux, mobile applications for iOS & Android, VR projects and many more! Also, Unity has a vast and active community, so it keeps on building new nifty features and improving older ones.

This Unity animation tutorial is focused on creating art assets and unitizing them. If you would like to learn more about Unity programming, it's asset store and making games using this engine from scratch, you can find video courses for all of these things on BitDegree!

Pixel Art is Here to Stay

Pixel art games are considered retro and yet they have a bright future and a pretty big fan following of their own. An obvious example would be Minecraft. Minecraft is one of the best-selling video games of all time with over 100 thousand copies sold worldwide. And it's a 3D pixel art game in the truest sense. Other honorable mentions in this list could be Terraria, Hotline Miami, and The Last Night. It's clear that many people adore pixel art aesthetics.

Even if you're not a fan, it's still beneficial to learn this craft since it allows you to understand game development better.

Learn to create and animate your characters in no time and get animations just like in professional games. Start learning Unity animation now!

Requirements

  • Downloaded and Installed Unity Game Engine
  • Downloaded and Installed MagicaVoxel
  • Internet Connection

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Unity animation 32:46
  • Create a simple base character model for animations
    09:18
Section 2: 3D Pixel software basics 20:35
Section 3: 3D Pixel character modeling 33:33
Section 4: First character rigging and animation 1:04:41
Section 5: Integrate character with the game engine 49:21
Section 6: Advanced 3D pixel characters 26:13
Section 7: Extra material

About the Instructor

Yohann Taieb

Apps/Games Developer
  • 4.5 Average Rating
  • 1,037 Reviews
  • 11,999 Students
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Yohann Taieb is one of the leading teachers in mobile game programming. Yohann has been a College instructor for over ten years. He has a unique style. Yohann has enabled more than 50000 students to publish their apps and reach the top spots
Yohann ideas turned him into an entrepreneur, and now he is sharing his knowledge and experience by teaching iPhone Development, Swift 3, Unity 3D, Photoshop for programmers, and Android.

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