Asset Library : Lighting Challenges
Download it. Light it. Put it on your demo reel!
What’s the hardest part about getting your first job as a Lighting Artist?
Finding good 3D models to light! After all, how can you demonstrate your ability to light if you don’t have a model to light!?!?
And let me guess...you’ve tried downloading models from other sites only to find the UVs out of whack or the normals all screwy. Now you are stuck spending days cleaning up someone else’s model before even beginning the lighting process.
That is where Academy of Animated Art comes in. We strive to provide you with the best models to practice all your lighting and texturing. We strive to provide you with the best assets to download and light right away!
ACADEMY OF ANIMATED ART FEBRUARY LIGHTING CHALLENGE HAPPENING NOW!
Step 1. Download the Model
Step 2. Light It
Step 3. Post It To The Facebook Lighting Community Group Page By February 29th.
Step 4. Best Image Gets $100 Amazon Gift Card!!!
Get started now!
Exclusive Academy of Animated Art assets ready for you to light!
Lighting Challenge #8 - A Morning Coffee - Created by Sara Tarr
Lighting Challenge #7 - A Woman In The Window - Created by Sara Tarr
Lighting Challenge #6 - A Winter Wonderland - Created by Sara Tarr
Lighting Challenge #5 - Boy & Snail!!! - Created by Sara Tarr
Lighting Challenge #4 - Axototl!!! - Created by Sara Tarr
Lighting Challenge #3 - Monster Attack!!! - Animation by Nishant Greene, Rig provided by AnimSchool
Lighting Challenge #2 - The Attic - Model by Alex Mateo, Concept by Jeremy Vickery
Lighting Challenge #1 - Mr. Bean! - Created by Bruno Ponte and provided by Pixar's Renderman
Alley - Created by Anuar Figueroa
Light Bulb Dancing Family
DOWNLOAD THIS ASSET FOR FREE!
This asset by Alex Mateo (asset creator) and Jeremy Vickery (concept artist) was generously donated to Academy of Animated Art for a lighting challenge. You can access this model FOR FREE by downloading by clicking here. Happy Lighting!
How do I download the models?
Click here to gain access to our Academy of Animated Art Challenge Library. Once inside, you have the ability to download any model you would like. Just click the “Download It” button.
Can I use it on my demo reel?
YES! That’s the whole point!!!
Because at the end of the day, our ultimate goal is to get you your dream job in VFX and Animation. That can only be achieved if you have a great reel. And you can only have a great lighting reel if you have great assets to light!
We know how crucial this is to your development so we will continue to grow our library with characters and scenes to give you everything you need to chase your dreams.