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Old 05 May 2009   #1
Study /learing 3d

Hi,

i am really interested in 3d visualisation. In my free time i work a lot with Cinema 4d, and i experiment a lot. My school time comes now to the end and i have to choose what to study and where. I would love to learn much more about art in general and especially about 3d. I like still images much more, but i am also willing to learn more about animation (have not done anything in that direction till today...). So i wanted to ask what and where did you study? It would be really cool if i could work in some studio (like pixar or massive black or gamedesign like working for blizzard or so) and work there. Do you have any tipps? I am willing to go anywhere in the world and go there to the university to study.

I really have no idea what i could study. Art in general is i think not to good, because i am a quite bad "painter" from hand (have not much practise).

Already a big thanks!
Sebastian
 
Old 05 May 2009   #2
Personally, I'd suggest doing an Arts degree or something similar. I did a Multimedia Design degree and it wasn't really worth it since they were focusing too much on the software and not enough on the technique/foundation. You can always learn how to use software from training DVDs and online tutorials, but learning an art background is a lot tougher. It took me a few years to realize this, and am now paying for the lack of artistic skill by having to spend a lot of time catching up. As far as which school and where, I'm not sure, but the question has been asked several times so just read up on other threads.
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Old 05 May 2009   #3
Hi Sebastian.
A study will generally give you a broad introduction which will cover many areas. It will also provide you with valuable contacts. However once you decide on a particular area only a few dedicated courses will give you all the info you need. Mostly you will always have to engage in self study. The web is a wide world of learning.

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