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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Technical Artist Bootcamp: Shaders 101: Foundational Shader Concepts for Tech Artists
Speaker(s): Ben Cloward
Company Name(s): BioWare
Track / Format: Visual Arts

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Overview: This session will introduce new tech artists and students to the exciting world of shader creation and the art of creating beautiful pixels. No previous shader or programming experience is required. The session will start with basic concepts, introduce simple functions, and then combine them to create some cool looking results. By the end of the session, attendees with have a basic understanding of what shaders are, what they can do, and where to go to continue learning about them.

GDC 2016

Ben Cloward


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Visual Arts

Visual Arts