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Creating a Realistic Ocean in UE4

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Creating a Realistic Ocean in UE4

Let's open the floodgates for Game Art Effects! In this series, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of using dynamic materials and particles to bring your environments to life, in this case with water and ocean effects. The first half of this series features a full walkthrough of building elements of an ocean shader both in a stylized and realistic fashion. The second half consists of building the elements of particle material systems and showing how to use dynamic features of particles in Unreal Engine to create an artistic performance with your effects.

By the end of this course, you will have gained an understanding of effects based materials and particles and will know how to build a flexible dynamic system for your own scenes. This fundamental understanding will help open the doors for more opportunities to create and use stunning game art effects in your portfolio.

Experience from Senior Environment Artist
Tyler Smith who will be instructing this course has been working as a senior environment artist in the games industry for over 7 years.  Having worked on Sony Sucker Punch’s Ghost of Tsushima, Tyler has a great understanding of the importance of dynamic flexible workflows for environment materials and particle systems. You’ll learn through this series how to create a dynamic effects workflow that opens up opportunities for applying your personal artistic style to your environment eff

Staff Pick

Creating a Realistic Ocean in UE4

Product description

Creating a Realistic Ocean in UE4

Let's open the floodgates for Game Art Effects! In this series, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of using dynamic materials and particles to bring your environments to life, in this case with water and ocean effects. The first half of this series features a full walkthrough of building elements of an ocean shader both in a stylized and realistic fashion. The second half consists of building the elements of particle material systems and showing how to use dynamic features of particles in Unreal Engine to create an artistic performance with your effects.

By the end of this course, you will have gained an understanding of effects based materials and particles and will know how to build a flexible dynamic system for your own scenes. This fundamental understanding will help open the doors for more opportunities to create and use stunning game art effects in your portfolio.

Experience from Senior Environment Artist
Tyler Smith who will be instructing this course has been working as a senior environment artist in the games industry for over 7 years.  Having worked on Sony Sucker Punch’s Ghost of Tsushima, Tyler has a great understanding of the importance of dynamic flexible workflows for environment materials and particle systems. You’ll learn through this series how to create a dynamic effects workflow that opens up opportunities for applying your personal artistic style to your environment eff

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