Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Lecturer Rafael Bracero from University of Southern California
The course "Game Art and Animation: Creating Visual Narratives" offers a comprehensive exploration of the fundamental principles and advanced techniques essential for crafting immersive visual stories within the realm of game design. Delving into the artistry and animation aspects, this course covers a wide array of topics, including the basics of visual storytelling, character design, animation principles, environmental design, and integrating visual art seamlessly with game narratives. It extends to more complex concepts such as advanced techniques in character design, motion graphics, 3D modeling, game engines, interactive storytelling, sound and visuals, art direction, virtual and augmented reality art, non-linear narratives, and industry trends. Emphasizing creativity and technical skills, the course aims to equip students with the knowledge and tools to create captivating visual narratives that resonate within the gaming landscape. With a focus on a 20-minute lecture format, the course ensures a concise yet comprehensive understanding of the subject matter for aspiring game artists and animators.
At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the educator indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.
Game Art and Animation: Creating Visual Narratives, by Rafael Bracero
Rafael Bracero has over 20 years of proven results in brand marketing and partnership development at industry-leading firms, including Disney, Procter and Gamble, Activision and Warner Media. He founded Pathfinder Brand Consulting in 2015 to serve the needs of CPG, tech, media and public sector clients.
Bracero’s brand and product marketing experience includes Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media where he led licensing partnerships across multiple categories with Fortune 500 consumer brands, including J&J, Campbell’s Kraft, and OPI. Prior to joining Disney, Rafael worked in brand management at Procter and Gamble, Activision, and Del Monte Foods where his responsibilities included brand strategy, product management, product innovation, P&L brand accountability, and developing integrated marketing campaigns. Bracero’s expertise also includes digital marketing and social media, media planning, consumer research, forecasting and budgeting, and creative agency management.
Rafael Bracero earned his MBA from USC Marshall School of Business with a focus on marketing. He also holds a MPP in finance from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. After gaining his MPP, Bracero worked in Wall Street as an investment banker for Barclays Capital, where he led global project finance transactions. Bracero earned a BA in economics and political science from the University of Michigan.