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The Absolute Beginner's Guide To Learning Unreal Engine 4

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Overview

Unreal Engine has become a leading resource in the creation of games, animations, television shows and illustrations!  In this course we will take the absolute beginner from knowing NOTHING about Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) to a workable understanding of:

  • Where to get your FREE copy of Unreal Engine
  • Scene setup

  • Importing assets & characters

  • Lighting setup

  • Basic material setup and application

  • The Sequencer (Unreal Engine's animation & editing timeline)

  • Setting up a simple animation

  • Importing audio into the Sequencer

  • Rendering your movie out to a movie file for further manipulation

Syllabus

  • 01 Download UE4
  • 02 Tour of Epic Launcher
  • 03 Create Your First Project and Import Robot
  • 04 How To Create Folders
  • 05 How To Save Your Level
  • 06 How To Hide Scene Icons
  • 07 How To Open Different Viewports
  • 08 How To Dock Windows
  • 09 Review #1
  • 10 Lets add some walls
  • 11 Drag & Drop Materials
  • 12 A look at Materials
  • 13 Start Lighting From Scratch Add Dir Light
  • 14 Contact Shadows
  • 15 Set Up Point Light
  • 16 Set Up Spotlight
  • 17 Rectangle Light
  • 18 Lighting Setups
  • 19 Sphere Reflection Captures
  • 20 The Skylight
  • 21 Lets create the sky
  • 22 Atmospheric Fog
  • 23 Exponential Height Fog
  • 24 God Rays
  • 25 Amazing Particle System
  • 26 Create a new Level
  • 27 Heres the scene we will create
  • 28 Import HDRI Backdrop
  • 29 Add Cinematic Camera
  • 30 Create a new Level Sequence
  • 31 Add Robot To Sequencer
  • 32 Advanced Camera Settings
  • 33 Depth of Field
  • 34 Moving the camera A
  • 35 Moving the camera B
  • 36 Preparing Our Project For Export
  • 37 Exporting Our Video
  • 38 Get HitFilm3 Express
  • 39 Edit Clips and Color Grade then export

Taught by

Michael Ricks

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