Beginning Game Graphics

Beginning Game Graphics

eBook - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Welcome to the exciting world of the video game artist. "Beginning Game Graphics" is your guide on a step-by-step path, beginning with the most basic modeling techniques and wrapping up with advanced workflows used by professional game artists. It provides powerful and easy-to-use tools to get you started, and it covers many of the methods, philosophies, and proven techniques that can improve your game demos and help separate you from the crowd in the rapidly growing interactive entertainment industry. Whether you are a video game enthusiast, an artist breaking into the world of video games, or a game programmer ready to model your own characters and sets, this book is the ideal introduction to 3D modeling for video games.

Cengage Learning
"Beginning Game Graphics" is the ideal guide for readers who are interested in learning more about the production of 3D models & animations for real-time 3D games. Readers will learn how to create the actual 3D models, set up the UV for their 3D models in preparation for texturing, create the model templates used to create the actual 3D textures, create the 3D textures, and apply 3D textures. The book begins with an introduction to the concept of texture effects, including environment and bump mapping. Readers will cover basic modeling and texturing concepts and will complete tutorials to reinforce their new skills. The book includes an 8 page color insert featuring graphics and design elements created in the book. Readers will cover basic modeling and texturing concepts, complete tutorials to reinforce to their new skills, and wrap things up as they learn how to animate their models.

Publisher: Boston, MA : Thomson Course Technology PTR, ©2005
ISBN: 9781598630527
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 379 pages) : illustrations
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