Grooming for Games 

Follow a real world design from start to finish

  • Texture creation
  • Hair card placement
  • Rendering in real time
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What You’ll Learn

In this course you will learn how to create hair for video games and visualization in real time engines. 

This course is the most simple and pleasurable way of doing hair for games with professional quality. If you are serious about getting a job in the industry, this tutorial will give you a priceless tool to achieve it. It can be taken by inexperienced artists as well as professionals that want to improve their hair art.

It's a breakthrough in turning something very complex into a simple step by step process that will lead to great results.

By the end of the course you will have the ability to look at any hairstyle you
like and create a game ready version of it. You can also create stunning pieces
for your portfolio. Hair for games is something that is very specific and has a lot of demand, therefore you will be in a very good position to land yourself a job in the industry.

By the end of the course you'll:

  • Learn hair theory and anatomy

  • Know how to create professional quality textures that are performant and reusable

  • Know how to assemble a master scene that will allow you to create endless
    hairstyles using just one texture

  • Know how to place your hair cards fast, efficiently and
    in a non-destructive manner

  • Know how to render them both in Marmoset Toolbag.


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 Maya, XGen, ZBrush, 3ds Max, Unreal Engine, Marmoset Toolbag, Photoshop, Xnormal, Substance Painter (Optional)


Beginner to Intermediate

Meet Your Instructor 

Andre Pires

Andre Pires is from Portugal and currently works as a Team Lead Hair and Groom Artist at Share Creators.

He started his game art career in 2014 and is a proud Vertex School graduate and Game Art Program mentor.

Projects he has worked on include: Diablo Immortal, Call of Duty, Marvel Super Heroes, Conan Exiles, Dune, and many more!

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Our online community is a great place to grow your network and make new connections! 

What's the cost? 

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One Time Payment

$399 $299


  • 6 modules
  • Community Discord Access
  • Lifetime course access
  • Certificate of completion upon request
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