YETI MOVING PICTURES
3d Styleframing & Art Direction
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Yeti Pictures is an award-winning studio that relies heavily on 3d in their client work. Led by Tony Zagoraios and Thanos Kagkalos, Yeti creates stunning 3d projects.
This workshop will show you their process, both technical and artistic. You will learn the key principles they use to create beautiful 3d work. You’ll create your own 3d style frames to put into practice the training they have worked for months to prepare.
3d Styleframing & Art Direction
Create beautiful 3D work
Course Format: On-Demand Training
Skill Level: Intermediate
Software: Cinema 4D, X-Particles
Duration: ~8 hours
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of C4D
Learn from the Best
Yeti Pictures creates award-winning work. In this course they have created a detailed roadmap of the principles most important to creating great work. The goal of this course is to help you understand how to make beautiful 3d styleframes.
Artistic & Technical
This workshop has hours of artistic training, matched with hours of technical training. This is one of the largest workshops we’ve ever put together and the goal is to help you learn both the technical and artistic principles you need to know.
Our Biggest Workshop Ever
This is our biggest workshop, in terms of sheer length. The team at Yeti Pictures poured months of work into a final 8.5 hours of training. It will likely take several weeks to work through the training.
What you'll learn
Tony and Thanos will help you navigate through their technical and artistic process to create beautiful 3d work. You'll own the skills to create 3d style frames.
To set a strong foundation for the next modules, Tony and Thanos will walk you through the foundational design elements. A deep dive into shape and color as tools you can use to make beautiful work.
This module will focus on the core design principles that Yeti Pictures uses to create their work. A look into rhythm, harmony, balance, contrast, and emphasis. You will leave this module with a deeper understanding of the foundational design principles.
The longest module of this workshop includes important concepts around crafting strong compositions. Many beginners and intermediate level artists struggle with mastering composition in a way that tells a story.
This module focuses on a case study from Yeti’s portfolio. This artistic training is combined with technical training in Cinema 4D, specifically looking at the C4D field engine and a few tips on creating dynamic scenes faster.
This module will again mix case studies from Yeti’s portfolio with technical training. This time with a look at Cinema 4d and X-Particles, you’ll understand the steps that Yeti takes to create some of their most beautiful work.
Continuing to examine C4D and X-Particles. We want every student of this course to understand the technical and artistic approach of Yeti, so when you look at their work, you’ll know exactly how it was made and with what tools.
Creating great styleframes is about combining your knowledge of design and 3D into beautiful images that tell the story. After this module, you should feel confident in your ability to deliver beautiful styleframes to your clients or audiences around the world.
The work doesn’t stop when you render out of Cinema 4D. Post-production techniques, such as color grading and effects, can add more beauty to your 3D work. This module will focus on teaching you Yeti’s process in post.
If you’ve made it this far, congratulations, you’re likely a much better designer and 3D artist! We will conclude the course with a look towards some resources that can continue to ignite your creative passions!
We believe feedback is the best way to improve.
Get constructive feedback on your work assignments by uploading your projects on Discord in the course dedicated channel. Tag @review in your message to notify one of our teaching assistants and we will get back to you with a written critique.
Yeti Moving Pictures
Tony Zagoraios & Thanos Kagkalos
We are Tony Zagoraios and Thanos Kagkalos, the creative duo behind YETI.
A team of award-winning motion designers/directors with focus in motion graphics, 3D animation and art direction based in Athens, Greece.
Part of our job is to find surprising and playful ways to tell a story.
We see every project as a chance to “leave our footprint” and explore unique motion design techniques.
YETI works with agencies and direct clients; furthermore our experienced team can manage any stage of production.
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When the video training ends, the conversation continues on our Discord Server. This platform allows us to engage with you while you’re working throughout the workshop.
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3d Styleframing & Art Direction with Yeti Pictures
This workshop will show you their process, both technical and artistic. You will learn the key principles they use to create beautiful 3d work.
Learn from the best
Artistic & technical
Biggest workshop ever
Why this course?
This course is designed to help you become a better designer for your motion work. We want you to understand the right things to make better-looking work, especially within the context of 3d. Pitching your clients better-looking style frames is the goal of this workshop.
Is there A Live forum?
Yes. Registering for this workshop will give you access to the MoGraph Mentor Discord forum. There you can ask questions, post your creations and share resources with the wider community.
What will I know by the end?
Design principles and the process of Yeti Pictures. They will walk you through the technical and artistic principles you need to know to create beautiful 3d styleframes.
When does it start?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.
Can I communicate with the mentor?
Yes! Join our Discord forum and ask questions directly.
What softwares do I need?
To take full advantage of this course, we recommend having After Effects, Cinema 4D, Octane Render and X-Particles. Although this list isn’t mandatory to follow this course, this is the toolset that Tony and Thanos will use in this course.
What level do I need to follow this course?
This course is for intermediate level artists. Beginners can engage this material but generally some existing knowledge is helpful.