Next Semester COMING SOON


In this COMBO, you'll enroll in Part 1 and Part 2 Pre-recorded courses ONLY

No Zoom Sessions and No Critiques on Assignments

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Work at your own pace

Use Industry Standard Software:

Maya, Nuke, Substance Painter and Substance Designer

  • Learn, Build, and Create

    Following the lessons in the courses, you will learn the fundamentals of being 3d Generalist/Environment artist

  • Interactive

    If you choose Zoom classes, you will interact directly with your Instructor and receive feedback on your work and recorded critiques. ZOOM Sessions are Monday at 8pm PST

  • Community

    All courses give you access to our Community Dashboard. Here you can post, ask questions, and interact with all the members of Matte Mentors and Instructors


Instructor Bio:

Brian LaFrance has been creating CG imagery for over 30 years in games, animation and live action visual effects. Currently working for Industrial Light and Magic, he has also worked for Atari, Blizzard, Disney, DreamWorks and others on projects including  Star Wars, Wakanda Forever, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Trolls2, Puss In Boots 2, Destiny2 and many others. Starting his career focused on look development and lighting, he is now a generalist focusing on environment creation. Check out Brian's work:

Brian LaFrance

3d Generalist