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11 weeks

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40 hours / week

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About the course

Our Texturing course guides your creativity to the most realistic & believable VFX-style texturing for CG and live-action films.

You will learn how to take a reference-driven approach to texture & lookdev at various assets ranging from props to photoreal Digi-double characters in a realistic manner.

This course will benefit from the use of Wacom tablets check out the supported tablets HERE. 

Recommended skills

  • Basic understanding of Mari, Substance painter, Zbrush, Nuke, Maya, Katana & Renderman
  • Texturing and Look Dev in Renderman
  • Procedural Texturing
  • Digi Double Texturing
  • Surfacing (surface details)
  • Sculpting
  • Projections
  • Creating Materials
  • Good presentation skills

What we offer

  • Intensive training from our industry-leading artists
  • Access to studio-grade virtual workstations, software, and rendering
  • You will be encouraged and coached to create a professional showreel of your work which you can take with you after completing the course
  • Continued access to tutorials after the course
  • A digital badge and certificate to share on your LinkedIn profile
  • Ongoing recruitment opportunities and continued contact with the Technicolor Creative Studios community

What our students say

“The kindness of the instructor, and all the knowledge he taught us. I really enjoyed this class that permitted me to learn a lot of things and be able to reach the entry-level for VFX texturing.“

Aurelie Fiore

“Amazing course. Grateful for this opportunity. All is valuable!!! The course is so so good. The team, the organization, and the contents. So grateful for this opportunity. The support of the trainer was amazing. The tech team is so fast. The variety of the exercises in the course helps to quickly learn many new skills.“

Judit Recasens

“Really great teachers, tutorials were very helpful. it was very a great experience. The workstations work very well. Both teachers Florian and Jonathan were very good and patient with us, a big quality for us to be confident with all the new stuff to learn.“

Andrea Sacchi

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Who can apply

  • Recent graduates of a VFX-related program or entry/junior level candidates with some experience looking for their first break in the VFX industry
  • Candidates who are ready to cross the bridge from learning to a professional career

How to enrol

  • Apply with your department-specific demo reel and CV attached
  • Provide the information required in the pre-screening questionnaire
  • Your eligibility is based on the location to which you apply; the Admissions team will review if you are eligible and willing to work in that location after the virtual course
  • All applicants must complete a standardized skills test provided by the Admissions team
  • Receive feedback on results and revise if necessary
  • Complete a brief interview with an Admissions or Academy team member
  • Admissions team will confirm your enrolment in the designated course’s start date

Virtual workstations

We use the Teradici remote desktop client to connect to our Cloud Virtual workstations, which will run on almost any computer with the following operating systems: Windows, macOS and Linux.

You will need at least a 10MB broadband connection (20mb+ recommended).

Our cloud workstations provide all required software and course assets.

Minimum Requirements

  • Laptop or workstation with webcam, microphone and speakers/headset
  • External monitor with HD resolution
  • 3-button mouse
  • 10mb/s Broadband (20MB+ recommended)
  • Wacom tablet – list of Teradici compatible models here

Apply now

New start dates are pending for all locations. Explore our learning resources & materials to get a taster of our courses and explore jobs at Technicolor Creative Studios.

Learn from the best in the industry

Our trainers have worked on award-winning projects, including:

The One and Only Ivan

Over 45% of Super Bowl spots in 2022

The Jungle Book

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Life of Pi

The Lion King

Harry Potter


The One and Only Ivan

Over 45% of Super Bowl spots in 2022

The Jungle Book

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Life of Pi

The Lion King

Harry Potter


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