Tutorial: VFX for Games
The workshop provides 170 minutes of training for beginner-to-intermediate-level artists, primarily in Houdini and Unreal Engine, but also covers Character Creator, the Mixamo animation library and Photoshop.
Create real-time fantasy-style effects in Houdini and Unreal Engine
In the workshop, Williams sets out the techniques he uses in his own professional work, demonstrating how to create a real-time VFX portfolio piece that goes beyond basic particle systems.
As well as the training videos themselves, viewers of the workshop can download supporting project files for “almost everything” seen in the tutorial.
About the artist
Keagan Williams has used Unreal Engine to create VFX for games, cinematics and visualisations, with credits including Marvel’s Midnight Suns and Kena: Bridge of Spirits.
His solo projects include creating content packs for the Unreal Engine Marketplace.
Price and availability
VFX for Games: Creating a Fantasy Scene is available via a subscription to The Gnomon Workshop, providing access to over 300 tutorials. Subscriptions cost $54/month or $499/year. Free trials are available.
Full disclosure: CG Channel is owned by Gnomon.