Game Art DevelopmentVirendra Pratap Singh | Associate Art Director | Dhruva Interactive
What is Game Art Development?
A Career in Game Art Development is very intriguing. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Game Art Development, while one should first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Game Art Development. It is best to learn about Game Art Development from a real professional, this is akin to getting it from the horse's mouth.
Associate Art Director Virendra Pratap Singh is an experienced professional with 13 years in Game Art Development. According to Associate Art Director Virendra Pratap Singh, Game Art Development is:
Game art design is a subset of game development. It is the process of creating the artistic aspects for video games. Video game art design begins in the pre-production phase of creating a video game. The video game artists are visual artists involved from the conception of the game and they make rough sketches of the characters, setting, objects, etc.
How Associate Art Director Virendra Pratap Singh got into Game Art Development?
After completing my Diploma in Video Game Art & Designing from Noida, I started working with VBeing Studio. I have been working since 2004 and has worked for various good games such as Moto GP 2009 and 2010. Currently, I am working in Dhruva Interactive as Associate Art Director.
Associate Art Director Virendra Pratap Singh's Talk on Game Art Development
|Starts with what is:
|Game Art Development
|Next, it covers Education. It was a welcome change to see the Talk touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Game Art Development, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Game Art Development. Here is a list of Education items required for Game Art Development:
|Understanding Arts Style
|Analysing Video Games
|Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Game Art Development demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out. It discusses following headings for Skills in Game Art Development:
|Planning & Decision Making
|Motivation & Positive Attitude
|Positives of Game Art Development are quite interesting. These are the Positives of Game Art Development:
|Become a Storyteller
|It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of Game Art Development:
|Mentoring & Motivation of Team
|Visual Quality Control
|In the final section of the Talk, Virendra Pratap Singh talks about How a day goes in a Career in:
|Game Art Development
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(Game Art Development, Virendra Pratap Singh, Dhruva Interactive, Game Development, Game Direction, Video Games, Creature Design, Digital Painting, Graphic Designing)
Game art design is a subset of game development. It is the process of creating the artistic aspects for video games. Video game art design begins in the pre-production phase of creating a video game.
"After completing my B Sc in Animation from Noida, I started my career in Architecture Visualization, however, I did not feel that very much interesting and quit my job after 1 year. And then I started working for Game Art Creation in 2014."
Video Games Quality Assurance is a process to ensure that the video games that you get to play are bug free and enjoyable.
"After completing my schooling from Pragjyotish EMH School and Cotton College, Guwahati,I did my BE in Civil Engineering from NIT Silchar. Then I started my career as a Java Programmer and have been working in the Games Industry since 2003. Currently I am working with Dhruva Interactive."
Game Art Production is creating any piece of game art from its concept stage to its stage of completion where it can be used and is visible to the audience.
"I am a B com graduate and have been working in industry of computer graphics for over 18 years and started my first job in 1999 and my first job was to teach multimedia software in Arena. I have worked with different International Clients and people in multiple continents."
Game Art Creation is creating visual 2d/3d world/environment and characters for video games.
"I was a science student with no goals. In 2007 I did 2 years diploma in Game Art from AIGA, Bangalore and started my career in gaming with Dhruva. I am working with Dhruva Interactives for the last 7 years."
Game Environment Art
Game Environment Creator | Dhruva Interactive
Game Environment Creator | Dhruva Interactive
[ 4 years Experience ]
An environment artist is someone who works in the video game industry as a 3D modeler, specializing in outdoor or indoor locations for a game's setting. ... Environment artistry has become an increasingly desired field of work since the rise of console gaming.
"After completing my schooling , I Graduated from Manipal University. I started my career as a video game artist for a small indie company. Currently I am working in Dhruva Interactive for the past 5 years."
When a game is a made, it can be made by one person or even a thousand people. The role of the Art Director is to make sure that the work done by all the artists is coherent and is looking good. Studio Art Director is one step up where there are several Art Directors under him and the role is to support and mentor the Art Directors with the decisions they make as well as running the strategic decisions in a studio.
"I studied Industrial Design from Sweden after which I worked in the video game industry and then came to India and worked with Dhurva Interactive as a Studio Art Director since 2012."
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