The following facilities are provided to assist students with their studies:
- Classroom instruction from industry skilled teachers
- 3 studios containing enough computers for each student
- Autodesk MAYA
- Adobe Photoshop
- WACOM tablets
- All other required software.
Graduates holding the qualifications from this program have found employment in the game industry, simulations industry, film and advertising as 3D modellers and texture artists.
Some graduates have also started their own companies in game development where working in mobile; iOS and Android is becoming increasingly popular. For best results take advantage of our articulation arrangements with Flinders University below.
Applicants to this course should be mindful that employment should be sought nationally and that employers are interested in graduates with excellent portfolios and employability skills.
“Studying game art at TAFE SA taught me the skills that I needed to obtain a job as a 3d artist now working in the simulation industry”.
- Brendan McKeown,
Artist Sydac Pty Ltd and Game Art graduate
“The TAFE SA Game Art course provides a great environment to build the skills needed to make a start in the games industry. The projects are set out in such a way that students are exposed to a range of skills sets giving them the foundations to build upon to become a successful artist”
- Johnathon Carr
Artist, Halfbrick Studios and Game Art graduate
“Holopoint Interactive is a premium developer of serious games and virtual worlds. When outsourcing for art content generation, we look to TAFE SA’s Computer Game Art graduates as we know from experience that they are suitably trained and qualified to perform the tasks at hand.”
- Ben Kilsby,
CEO Holopoint Interactive and Game Art graduate
"Studying Game Art at TAFE SA was invaluable as it gave me the skills and contacts to really make it in a competitive industry."
- Phil Whetstone
Artist Vishus Productions
At the beginning of second year the students develop a mod using UDK to present at AVCON in July. Here's an example:
Completion of the Advanced Diploma provides you with 18 months credit towards the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media) at Flinders University and the Bachelor of Media at Adelaide University.
Game Art provides courses for years 10, 11 and 12 each semester; contact Courtney for details.