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Create characters and environments in 3D

Using your concept art, create 3D models with game development software like Maya LT. Then, paint your models to give them a distinct look. Finally, animate your game characters to bring them to life.

3D modeling is part of the indie game creator process

3D modeling
Create 3D models for every character, environment, and item in your game, based on your concept art.

Creating textures and materials is an essential part of indie game development

Texture and materials
Add colors, textures, and lighting to your 3D models to give them a unique look.

Rigging is an integral part of the indie game creation

Build a control structure for items that need movement, like characters, so animators can bring them to life in the game.

Animation is a crucial part of indie gaming

Add movement to characters and objects to give them life and make your game more fun to play.

Create video

Create video

The create phase picks up where the design phase left off. Start by watching a few introductory videos for Maya LT, then jump into creating your character based on the concept art you made. The main tool for this phase is a 3D animation tool like Maya LT.

Creating characters

Model and animate in 3D with Maya LT

Once you’ve designed your game, it’s time to build it in 3D. Maya LT is a 3D tool that lets you build your characters and environments in 3D and then animate them to bring them to life.

Add definition to your 3d models with Mudbox

Importing 3D models into Mudbox is only a click away. Enhance your characters and environments by creating and modifying 3D geometry with easy-to-use sculpting and painting tools that make texturing a breeze.

Creation tutorials