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MDIA 1012 - Game Art I

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 6
Term: Semester 2
Campus: Adelaide College of ArtsandDes
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Restriction: Available to BMedia, BCtveArts students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study, including 6 units of MDIA Level I courses
Assumed Knowledge: Introduction to basic computer graphic applications, such as Adobe Photoshop and Autodesk Maya
Incompatible: Not available to students who have entered BMedia program via TAFE articulation
Assessment: Weekly Skills Development Exercise 25%, Summary skills project 25%, Final Project 40%, Participation and attendance 10%

This course provides an introduction to the field of 3D modelling, texturing for interactive game media. Students are taught the practical and theoretical aspects of the software manipulation process and file development processes, so they understand where computer generated imagery fits in to the workflow of a production. In addition, it introduces the art skills required to design and develop 3D models and textures for a variety of genres that utilise interactive digital technology. This course puts particular emphasis on modelling and texturing. Students work with software such as Maya and Photoshop. It provides an entry point for Level II and III courses in Game Art.

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Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
6 0.25 Band 1 $1,641 Band 1 $1,641 select program select program

Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 12/08/2019 Sat 31/08/2019 Fri 20/09/2019 Fri 01/11/2019

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20339 WR01 22 16 2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 9am - 4pm External, TAFE, Adelaide City
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 9am - 4pm External, TAFE, Adelaide City