Substance Days returns to Hollywood this July to share the hottest tips and techniques from world-famous artists, and reveal what’s coming up next in the Substance World. Whether you choose to enroll in masterclasses or attend the free conference sessions, there will be instruction and presentations for beginners, intermediate, and advanced artists alike. The Keynote and presentations are free to attend (be sure to RSVP) and will also stream live from the Gnomon campus for those that can’t attend in person.
Masterclasses: Thu, Jul 27 and Fri, Jul 28
Substance Days 2017’s Masterclasses are taught in Gnomon classrooms and led by Insomniac’s Henrique Naspolini, CD Projekt RED’s Mark Foreman, Treyarch’s Ethan Hiley, Visceral Games’ Ben Nadler, and Santa Monica Studio’s Cliff Schonewill. Learn from the masters and become a better Substance artist! Register for your favorite masterclasses online today.
Free Presentations: Fri, Jul 28 and Sat, Jul 29
Hear from Sébastien Deguy, Allegorithmic CEO and Founder (Friday, July 28th, 6:00 PM PT), and discover what’s in the pipeline for Substance! Saturday (July 29th, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM PT) will be packed with talks by artists from Visceral Games, Santa Monica Studio, CD Projekt RED, Gensler, The Mill, Treyarch, Insomniac Games, Handlebar3D, and Allegorithmic. RSVP for free tickets to the presentations.
The Keynote (Friday, July 28th) and Saturday (July 29th) presentations will all be streamed live and archived for your enjoyment. If you can’t attend in person, be sure to Follow Gnomon on Livestream and tune in!
Friday’s Keynote presentation will be followed by the opening of The Art of Substance II at the Gnomon Gallery. The free opening will offer attendees the chance to feast their eyes on the latest and greatest Substance artwork created within the last year. Enjoy good music, great food, and complimentary refreshments, courtesy of Allegorithmic! (No RSVP required for Gallery.)
Ben NadlerEnvironment Artist, Visceral Games
Ben Nadler will be teaching the Building an Artist-Driven Substance Pipeline Masterclass on
Friday, July 28, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM PT. This class is designed for
beginner-level Substance artists.
Cliff SchonewillSenior Environment Artist, Santa Monica Studio
Cliff Schonewill will be teaching the Keepin’ it Stretchy with Substance Painter Masterclass on Friday,
July 28, 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM PT. This class is designed for intermediate-level
Ethan HileyWeapon Artist, Treyarch
Ethan Hiley will be teaching the Achieving Realistic Weapon Textures with Substance Painter
Masterclass on Thursday, July 27, 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM PT. This class is designed
for beginner- and intermediate-level Substance artists.
Henrique NaspoliniSenior Character Artist, Insomniac Games
Henrique Naspolini will be teaching the Texturing Sonya Blade Masterclass on Thursday, July 27, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM PT. This class is designed for intermediate-level Substance artists.
Mark ForemanSenior Environment Artist, CD Projekt RED
Mark Foreman will be teaching the Creating Ground Foliage in Substance Designer Masterclass on
Thursday, July 27, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM PT, and the Creating a Tileable Cliff Rock Texture in Substance Designer Masterclass on Thursday, July 27, 2:00 PM to 5:30
PM PT. Both classes are designed for intermediate-level Substance artists.
Raymundo BurguenoFreelance Designer, Handlebar3D
Raymundo Burgeno will be giving a free presentation on
Saturday, July 29, on Parametric
Workflow for Industrial Design, showing how to design, model, texture, and
render 10 wheels in less than 30 minutes.
Scott DeWoodyFirmwide Creative Media Manager, Gensler
Scott DeWoody will be giving a free presentation on Saturday, July 29, about the use of Substance in AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction).
Sébastien DeguyCEO and Founder, Allegorithmic
Sébastien Deguy will be delivering the free Keynote presentation on Friday, July
28, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. You can also ask him anything on Saturday, July 29, at
the closing panel Q&A session of Substance Days Hollywood 2017!
Sharlene LinVFX Artist, The Mill
Sharlene Lin will be giving a free presentation on
Saturday, July 29, titled The Mill:
Using Substance for VFX.
Wes McDermottIntegrations Product Manager, Allegorithmic
Wes McDermott will kick of the Saturday, July 29th
presentations with a look at What’s New
in Substance. You can also ask him anything on Saturday, July 29, at the
closing panel Q&A session of Substance Days Hollywood 2017!