How do I get into a video game art college if I have no experience?

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    Question How do I get into a video game art college if I have no experience?

    So I want to get into video game art but all of the colleges I've looked at require me to have a portfolio, I have no skills to make a portfolio? How do I get into a video game art college if I have no experience to make a portfolio? Are there any video game art colleges that don't require a portfolio?

    I don't know where or how to start, help?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thermium View Post
    So I want to get into video game art but all of the colleges I've looked at require me to have a portfolio, I have no skills to make a portfolio? How do I get into a video game art college if I have no experience to make a portfolio? Are there any video game art colleges that don't require a portfolio?

    I don't know where or how to start, help?
    wtf

    start by drawing?
    how are you going to do video game art if you don't actively draw or paint and don't even have a portfolio lol

    portfolios are literally tons of shit you've made, sketched, scrapped just so they can see what you can do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Candyholic View Post
    wtf

    start by drawing?
    how are you going to do video game art if you don't actively draw or paint and don't even have a portfolio lol

    portfolios are literally tons of shit you've made, sketched, scrapped just so they can see what you can do.
    They want a digital art portfolio and I'm totally clueless as to which software to use and how to use it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thermium View Post
    They want a digital art portfolio and I'm totally clueless as to which software to use and how to use it.
    photoshop/canvas/corel/illustrator etc.
    tablet is pretty much a must have if you want to get serious.

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    Thanks.

    Just one more question, what kind of math skills is required for creating video game art?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thermium View Post
    Thanks.

    Just one more question, what kind of math skills is required for creating video game art?
    what .

    ru talking about 3d art?
    as in maya and stuff?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Candyholic View Post
    what .

    ru talking about 3d art?
    as in maya and stuff?
    Yeah...................

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    Quote Originally Posted by thermium View Post
    Yeah...................
    lolo

    maya is the best for 3d modeling

    zbrush is pretty much the best for digital art

    i suggest you get both, as theyre both used and for different things.
    get both, watch youtube tuts and play around with them.
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