Becoming A Video Game Lead Character Artist


Posted September 14, 2011 - By Kevin Kelly

Want to learn how to become a video game artist? One of the best ways to find out is by listening to someone who has that job. Shane Hawco, lead character Artist at BioWare, talks about his job and working on Dragon Age: Origins. Creating dragons and orgres all day sure beats selling insurance. Check out the video and see what Hawco has to say about bringing concepts to life.


Will Work For Games: Lead Character Artist »


You can pursue an art career at any point, but Hawco explains how he want to art college and then branched out into the video game world. The key is learning how to work in 3D, and taking things from there. Still thinking about an art career? Then check out some of the programs in your town, or even check out the prestigious Gnomon Workshop in Los Angeles.

Keep your browser tuned to G4 all week as we keep bringing you G4 University, and at the end of the week we'll have a guide for you that rounds up all of the information, and gives you the perfect places to start looking, along with some helpful tips. 

Becoming A Video Game Lead Character Artist


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