One of the greatest challenges of computer animation is how to create environments that are robust, but also streamlined and versatile. In Lighting and Composing Environments, you will learn innovative 2D and 3D techniques to create vast landscapes that can be used across multiple shots from various cameras. These techniques are ideal for anyone looking to build a world for a thesis or animated short, and also for industry professionals hoping to make pipelines more efficient.
由一名高级照明TD，天空铅和磨砂画家进行，照明和撰写景观将使用的前三个星期，以弥补一些像设定多达一个成功的组合，磨砂喷漆，排字工作的基本技能，并 熟悉了排字的3D工作区。那段时间，我们还会发现一些关键成分与真正的影响，建立了一枪。这会给你一个很好的基础，建立你的技能后。然后，最后五周的课程 将专注于建立一个强大的，单一的环境中，从开始到结束。这种环境将在广泛的拍摄为背景设计的功能，也将触及的选项有效率地创造自然的3D元素（云，水，树 等）。
Conducted by a Senior Lighting TD, Sky Lead, and Matte Painter, Lighting and Composing Landscapes will use the first three weeks to cover some basic skills like setting up a successful composition, matte painting, working in the compositor, and becoming familiar with the compositor’s 3D workspace. During that time, we’ll also uncover some of the key ingredients in creating a shot with real impact. This will give you an excellent foundation to build your skills upon. Then, the final five weeks of the course will focus on creating a robust, single environment from start to finish. This environment will be designed to function as the background across a wide range of shots, and will also touch on the options out there for efficiently creating naturalistic 3d elements (clouds, water, trees, etc).
每个星期，我们的行业专家创建的视频教程上传覆盖，本周的主题。在每节课结束，老师会给学生完成一个挑战。其余学生将花一周的工作挑战，其他学生和教师进 行审查的论坛式网站发布更新。随着这些更新，学生也可以发布由导师，不仅有关的具体挑战，但一般的问题，以及需要回答的问题。然后在结束的一周，学生们将 他或她的工作完成提交由导师进行最后的视频批判。
Each week a video tutorial created by our industry professionals will be uploaded covering that week’s topic. At the end of each lecture, the instructor will give the students a challenge to complete. The students will spend the rest of the week working on the challenge, posting updates to the forum-style site to be reviewed by the other students and the instructor. Along with these updates, the students can also post questions to be answered by the instructor, not only about the specific challenges, but general questions as well. Then at the end of the week, students will submit his or her completed work for a final video critique conducted by the instructor.