In life, you should never stop learning. Develop new skills and level up with these awesome game design classes from Skillshare!
You could want to improve your filmmaking abilities, or better your podcasting knowledge. Whatever your next educational expedition, online learning platform Skillshare has got you. With over 27,000 premium classes and 2,000 free classes available, you can expand your knowledge no problem. For gaming enthusiasts, there are lots of great game design channels on YouTube. But for a more detailed introduction or a deeper dive into the details, check out these game design classes!
The Absolute Beginner’s Guide To Learning Unreal Engine 4
Hosted by animator and visual effects (VFX) artist, Michael Ricks, this class will give you a workable understanding Unreal Engine. Unreal Engine has become an industry-leading resource in game development, animation, illustrations and more. Although this course focusses more on animation, it is a useful introduction for aspiring game developers.
Learn Unity 3D and C# By Making Games
Rusty Smith is a Unity Asset Publisher and Game Developer with a wealth of knowledge when it comes to creating games. In this course you will get to grips with game engine Unity by making games in each course. You can also join the Discord discussion group to communicate with other students and the teacher.
Pixel Art Master Course
Pixel art is a form of digital art, with the aesthetic coming from 8-bit and 16-bit computer graphics and games consoles. With this course, hosted by pixel artist Mislav Majdandžić, you can cover the very basics right through to advanced techniques. Students will learn about lines, shapes, colour theory and harmony, creating a colour palette, designing characters, backgrounds, items, making animation and even how to start freelancing.
Blender 2.8 Game Character Creation
If you’ve ever wanted to create a game character, and are interested in getting up to speed in Blender 2.8, then this course is for you. Join Darrin Lile and learn 3D modelling, texturing and sculpting, and how to export a character to Unity, plus much more!
Make a Moving Player for a Top-Down Game or RPG
Isaac Blake is a game developer for Innkeeper Games. In this course, he uses his extensive knowledge to explain how to create a moving player for a top-down game or RPG with Godot. This class is geared toward anyone interested in making video games! No prior experience in game development or programming is required, but some experience in Python or scripting could be helpful.
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