Online Course

Texturing a High Detail Sci-Fi Asset

Learn to create textures for a sci-fi asset using Substance Painter.

Explore the user-friendly interface and essential tools and dive into practical texturing examples applicable to your future projects.

Then we will use Substance Stager to give life to your 3D object and  achieve stunning renders.
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Vladimir Petkovic


1.5 hours


Substance Painter




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Detailed Sci-Fi Texturing

In this course, you'll gain proficiency in Substance Painter's capabilities to create amazing textures for imaginative scientific asset.

We'll explore the user interface and software features, complemented by handmade exercises to give you all the knowledges you need to have.


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What you will learn

  • Overview of Substance Painter’s UI
  • Working with emissive and opacity channels
  • Using Substance materials
  • Creating wear and tear effects


The primary requirement for this course is basics understanding with Substance Painter and Substance Stager, and some knowledges of lighting.
The Teacher

Vladimir Petkovic

I am Vladimir Petkovic, an artist from Serbia, currently living in San Francisco.

Over the last years, I've assumed the role of a Creative Director, getting my creative energy into optimizing enterprise workflows through the power of 3D technologies.
I've bring my expertise in the design and development of various 3D tools, seeking to push the boundaries of what is possible in this ever-evolving medium which is 3D.

Beyond my professional expertise, I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and experience with others. I frequently engage in teaching at conferences and workshops, where I have the opportunity to share some of the exciting potential of 3D art.
My goal is to motivate fellow artists and enthusiasts to take their own imaginative journeys in the world of 3D creativity.
Patrick Jones - Course author

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