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WORKSHOP

Modeling & Sculpting Blendshapes

Follow A Real World Design, From Start To Finish

  • Facial Overview
  • Facial Details
  • Blendshape Sculpts
  • Scan Cleanup
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Realistic blendshapes for film and games.

Abdelrahman Shebl is a character/blendshape artist at Snappers. Shebl has been working professionally for 4 years now. Working on several titles such as Injustice 2 and Mafia 3 as a blendshape artist. Shebl also worked as a character/head modeler and look-dev in arnold and vray.

Abdelrahman Sheb will teach you the workflows needed to level up your portfolio and get a job sculpting for film or games. Understanding the blendshapes needed for a proper facial rig using FACS are invaluable to all Modelers & digital sculptors.You will learn all the steps in the pipeline and understand how to prepare your Facial Models to work successfully.

This course on Creating Blendhsapes, will consist of six modules of live lessons and reviews. You’ll learn core modeling, development skills, and workflows and be part of a community of artists working to achieve next level quality in their work.

 

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What You’ll Learn


The course will go through the full process of sculpting and modeling blendshapes for film and games. The emphasis will be on creating blendhshapes and facial expressions for a proper rig and to make use of expressive scans and extract the basic blendshapes from it.  Through anatomical and facial details, elements and scan clean up. Students will learn how to get the most out of the various tools to get the best results.

By the end of the course, students will learn how to properly extract blendshapes from scan data and understand key components to sculpt facial expressions, for optimal facial rigging. They should also have gained knowledge on how to troubleshoot new problems or tasks.

This workshop on Creating Blendhsapes, will consist of six modules of pre-recorded lessons and live Q&A sessions. You’ll learn core facial modeling, developments skills and workflows. Also to be apart of a community of artists working to achieve next level quality in their work.

 

By the end of the workshop you'll:

  • Understanding the blendshapes for a proper facial rig using FACS
  • Understanding facial expressions and details and how they can be extracted.
  • Have mastered your way through the blenshape pipeline.
  • Have created your own unique blenshape and facial expressions from scans.

 

Abdelrahman Shebl:

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Sprints

1

Head and blendshapes overview

Basics of facial anatomy. Facial details,class overview on blendshapes and sculpting

2

Deforming The Face

Learn the principles of  the technical point of view of how to properly deform blendhshapes well with other blendshapes.

3

Dive Deep With FACS

Learn the workflow about blendshapes. The theory and practice of facial actions using reference and sculpting  

4

Expressive face

After understanding the fundamentals of facial actions, we will create expressive reactions. 

5

Scan clean-up

Here we will learn how to wrap our topology on a raw scan and get the most out of it

6

Scans of expressions

At this point, we will connect everything that was introduced into the curriculum of blendhsapes, making use of expressive scans and extract the  blendshapes from it.

Schedule

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April 25th, 2020

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1x week / 6 weeks

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Saturday

10 am to 12 pm PST

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Choose your enrollment option:

Payment Plan

$256/mo $183/mo

3 monthly payments

  • 6 weeks of LIVE Q&A
  • Critiques of your work every week
  • Detailed technique walk throughs
  • Community access to Artist Awake
  • Life time access to streams & downloadable videos.
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Upfront

$697 $498

One Time Payment

  • 6 weeks of LIVE Q&A
  • Critiques of your work every week
  • Detailed technique walk throughs
  • Community access to Artist Awake
  • Life time access to streams & downloadable videos.
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Modeling & Sculpting Blendshapes

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