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= Category Portfolio =
How to create an artist portfolio for a career in game development.
== Design ==
* [[PortfolioContents]] - how Art Directors evaluate portfolios for: Animator, Character Artist, Concept Artist, Environment/Prop Artist, Generalist, Technical Artist, User Interface Artist.
* [http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?t=39516 Your Portfolio Repels Jobs] by Jon Jones describes the do's and don'ts of artist portfolios.
* [http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1014812/Killer-Portfolio-or-Portfolio-Killer GDC Vault - Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer: Advice from Industry Artists (Part 1)]
* [http://www.bungie.net/News/content.aspx?type=topnews&cid=12496 Work at Bungie: Getting Past the Gatekeeper] details how to make the best impression on Bungie's hiring manager.
* [[NateWhitePortfolioAdvice]] by Nate White has a solid summary for recent graduates about what their portfolios need.
* [http://methodj.com/quick-portfolio-site-tips/ Quick portfolio site tips for 3D artists building their first site] by James Taylor
* [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=67139 One Step: Portfolio Horror] by Jim Zubkavich describes what you should never have in your portfolio. It's from a comic publisher's perspective, but the basic advice applies to game artists as well.
* [http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?t=76811 Should portfolios demonstrate versatility?] Polycount forum thread
* [http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1371532#post1371532 Advice about improving your portfolio from EarthQuake (and others)] Polycount forum thread
* [http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?t=130885 What should be in your portfolio?] Polycount forum thread
== Examples ==
* [http://gameartportfoliowall.com/ Game Art Portfolio Wall] by [http://www.mattnelson.co.uk/ Matt 'mats effect' Nelson]
* [http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?t=80509 Your favorite portfolio?] on the Polycount forum has links to members' favorite artist portfolios.
== Methods ==
* [http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?t=85366 Need the best free website design site] Polycount forum thread.
* [http://boards.polycount.net/showthread.php?t=44187 Setting up a quick portfolio site] Polycount forum thread.
* [[Model Presentation]] has tutorials and techniques for rendering your models.
* [[Category:Shaders]] has links to cool shaders for rendering your models.
* [http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?t=125917 Where do you host your portfolio?] Polycount forum thread on hosting sites, posts include prices and reviews.
== Art Software ==
* [[Category:Tools]] on the wiki lists which art software professionals use.
* [http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34673 Free or low cost 3D and 2D apps] on the Polycount forum has advice about free and low-cost software to use.
== Getting a Job ==
* [[Category:GameIndustry]] on the wiki has tips about getting and keeping a job as an artist in games.
== Pages in This Category ==

Latest revision as of 21:56, 3 August 2014

Pages in category "Portfolio"

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