From Sketch to Sellable Game Art

Learn how to make thousands in the Unity Asset Store.

Make Thousands with Your Art Using Unity3D and Maya

About Maya...

Maya by Autodesk, is 3D computer graphics software that runs on Windows, Mac OS and Linux systems and used to create interactive 3D applications, video games, animated films, and visual effects. Autodesk has a generous 3-year license for any kind of student that wants to sample the software. Download a free license. Autodesk also offers affordable pay-as-you-go subscriptions.

Video Tutorial for Unity

About Unity...

Unity3D is a powerful cross-platform 3D engine and a user friendly development environment. Easy enough for the beginner and powerful enough for the expert. Unity should interest anybody who wants to easily create 3D games and applications for mobile, desktop, the web, and consoles.  Unity also offers a free personal edition of their software.

Taught by Alan Balodi

About your instructor...

Alan Balodi , is the co-founder and senior developer at Ultimate Arcade, Inc. Alan sports a master’s level training in  Unity 3D, Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, Pixelogic, zBrush, Autodesk 3D Studio Max.

Alan is passionate about teaching others and can’t wait to show you how to make money following your heart and doing what you love most (while also helping others).

Make Thousands with Your Art Using Unity3D and Maya

Maya and Unity3D Video Tutorials

Turn your 2D art into 3D models and package them for sale in the Unity Asset Store.

This course is for any artist looking to thrive by sharing their sketches and character designs with one of the largest growing game development communities in the world. Gain access to millions of paying developers and potential clients who need game assets from talented artists like yourself. Help others create the projects of their dreams by providing them with your best creations.

 

 

 

 

Watch a short introduction to the course…

 View the curriculum below…

Introduction to a Maya and Unity3D Video

Introduction & Set Up

  • Welcome to the Course
  • What is Unity 3D
  • Choosing Modeling and Animation Software

Getting Ready

In this section, we will discuss the starting sketch we will work off of and get a basic overview of Maya.

  • Analyzing the Character Design and Planning
  • Quick Maya Basics Overview

Modeling in Maya

In this series of tutorials, we will model a complete character in Maya.

  • Modeling the Eyeball
  • Modeling the Eyelids
  • Modeling the Nose
  • Modeling the Head
  • Attaching the Nose
  • Modeling the Teeth and Tongue
  • Modeling the Body
  • Modeling the Leg
  • Modeling the Arm
  • Modeling the Wings
Texturing Video Tutorial in Maya

Texturing and UV Mapping in Maya

In this series of tutorials we will texture the character we modeled in Maya.

  • Quick UV Overview
  • Unwrapping Individual Meshes
  • Organizing and Exporting UV’s
  • Final Touch Up’s
Painting Video Tutorial in Maya

Painting Texture in Photoshop

Through four videos we will discuss painting textures in Photoshop.

Rigging Video Tutorial in Maya for export to Unity

Rigging in Maya

In this series of videos we will rig the entire character for animation in Maya.

  • Quick Joints Overview
  • Joint Orientation
  • Rigging the Legs
  • Rigging the Arms and Hands
  • Rigging the Eyes
  • Rigging the Body
  • Rigging the Head
  • Rigging the Wings
  • Clean up and Test the Final Rig
Animation Video Tutorial for Maya and Unity

Animation in Maya

Its finally time to animate! In this series of tutorials we will animate various actions for the character, then look at exporting for Unity.

  • Quick Intro to the Animation Tools in Maya
  • Flying Animation
  • Attack Animation
  • Idle Animation
  • Exporting from Maya to Unity Tutorial and Rendering with Mental Ray
Maya Video Tutorial - Importing to Unity

Unity 3D – Putting It All Together

In these tutorials we will bring the character into Unity, to prepare the animate model for sale in the Asset Store.

  • Importing a 3D Model to Unity with Animations
  • Rotating the Character in Unity3D with a Mouse
  • Hooking up Maya’s Animations to Unity’s GUI Buttons for Easy Control
  • Fixing our Belly Deformation in Maya and Testing in Unity
  • Normal Map
Selling in the Unity Asset Store

Unity 3D – Asset Store Submission

This section we will discuss the in’s and out’s of selling your model in the Unity Asset Store.

  • Asset Store Photoshop Template and Opening a New Account
  • Finish Creating Screenshots and Preview File for the Final Product
  • Setup New Package in Your Publishers Admin Page
  • Install Free Asset Store Tools and Submit For Approval

After your purchase, you’ll know how to…

  • Make money using two of the top programs in the app/video game industry!
  • Model, animate and submit your creations for sale to millions of developers!
  • Build high quality 3D models for your own projects.
  • Create consistent monthly cash flow from your work!
  • Learn how to make low polygon mobile friendly 3D models

Course requirements

  • The Free version of both Maya and Unity 3D
  • Adobe Photoshop or comparable software for texture painting.
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