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Find your path and achieve your goals in the 3D industry


Experience required

Academy Year 1


12 months


14 hours / week


Online with 1 on 1 mentorship



Program overview

After completing Academy Year 1, you become eligible to enroll in Academy Year 2. This is where the magic happens and you will define yourself as an artist. In the 3D world, certain obstacles need to be overcome to progress, and this is where you will break through your own walls. You will begin to discover your personal style and develop a distinct identity. Consistency is key, as you must practice diligently and maximize your software proficiency. This will help you understand that software is simply a tool and prevent you from becoming reliant on it. This understanding will prove invaluable in your future career, as you will face different challenges that you will need to overcome.

The M3DS Academy Year 2 is a 12 month program designed to help you discover your true calling in the 3D industry. Through the program, you'll have the opportunity to explore different areas of specialization, including Sculpting, Rigging, Animation, Environment Design, Texture Artistry, Visual Coding, and more. Whether you become a specialist or a generalist, we'll help you find the right path.

We'll start by focusing on three main software tools, Unreal Engine 5, Maya, Zbrush, and Substance Painter, and teach you how to optimize your workflow from the beginning. You'll also learn how to communicate effectively with software, explore the pipelines for games and movies, and gain invaluable insights into the industry's best practices.


community driven

Where you'll have the opportunity to interact with all the students enrolled in any academic course.

Unlimited access

to classes 24/7, indefinitely.

Portfolio Promotion

M3DS Social media and internationally.

Master Classes

For further advancement.


on Discord at any time Mon-Friday.

Academy Year 2
Structure and Format

Module 1

Crafting Realistic Elements

The second year begins with a dedicated focus on mastering realism in 3D artistry. During this month, you'll delve into creating lifelike hair in Maya and Zbrush, exploring advanced rigging techniques, and simplifying the texturing process using ID maps. Additionally, you will hone your skills in realistic face painting. The aim is to provide you with a strong foundation in crafting the most authentic and detailed 3D elements.



  • Advanced techniques for hair and fur creation

  • In-depth exploration of rigging principles

  • Effective utilization of ID maps for texturing

  • Mastery of hard surface armor modeling

Substance Painter

  • Introduction to Textures and Materials

  • Techniques for achieving photorealistic face painting


  • Comprehensive training in hair creation

  • Utilization of ID maps

  • Hard surface armor sculpting techniques


After completing the program, you'll be ready to work in any industry that requires 3D expertise. We'll help you create a personalized plan to achieve your goals, follow your passion, and succeed in the career you've always dreamed of.

If your passion lies in creating games or 3D animated films, we invite you to enrol in our specialized program, Academy 3. Here, you'll start finalizing your portfolio with the support of our experienced team of instructors and mentors. We'll provide you with all the necessary resources and even grant you a full scholarship for the Academy year 4 to help you take your career to the next level.

the Perfect Financing Solutions for You

Combine Academy Year 1 and Year 2 for a 5% discount. Pay in full for an extra 10% off. Maximize your 3D journey while saving big. Join today!

Enjoy the flexibility of spreading your payments over a maximum of 24 monthly installments without any additional fees.




Begin your journey to further upskilling
and secure your spot today!

Graduate from A1

Enrollment for


Up to 24 installments


Price A1&A2



  • What educational format does M3DS Academy provide?
    At M3DS Academy, we exclusively offer a self-paced learning format. This means that students have the flexibility to access our comprehensive courses and resources at their own convenience, anytime and anywhere. You can learn and progress through our programs without the constraints of fixed schedules, allowing you to tailor your education to your individual needs. Our self-paced format empowers you to take control of your learning journey in the exciting world of digital creativity. What Are the Primary Advantages of Self-Paced Learning with One-on-One Mentorship? With our self-paced learning approach complemented by one-on-one mentorship, you can ensure you never miss a class. In traditional settings, students who miss classes often experience a performance gap due to the industry-standard nature of our program. We believe that consistent and flexible learning is the key to a comprehensive educational experience.
  • What software does M3DS Academy teach?
    We offer cutting-edge education in industry-standard software, ensuring that our students are equipped with the latest skills and tools required to thrive in the digital arts and 3D industries. Our comprehensive curriculum covers a range of software, including Autodesk Maya, Zbrush, Unreal Engine 5, and Substance Painter. This extensive training allows our students to stay at the forefront of technological advancements and industry trends, giving them a competitive edge as they embark on their careers in the world of 3D and Games.
  • Is there an option to join the Academic program independently?
    Yes, there is an option to join the Academy program independently. Each year of the academy has specific requirements and is tailored to different levels of experience: Academy Year 1: Ideal for individuals with no prior experience or 1-2 years of experience in the industry. This year serves as a strong foundation for building essential skills. Academy Year 2: Open to students who have successfully completed Academy Year 1, regardless of their prior experience in the creative industry. This year focuses on honing industry-standard skills, ensuring students develop a world-class portfolio. Academy Year 3: Designed for students who have graduated from Academy Year 2 or have a minimum of 2 years of industry experience. Year 3 is centered around creating short 3D animation films (cinematics), and an interview with the M3DS Academy team is required for admission. Academy Year 4: Available for graduates of Academy Year 3 or individuals with advanced knowledge in Unreal Engine. Year 4 delves into advanced game development using Unreal Engine. These options allow individuals to tailor their education to their specific needs and experience levels within the creative industry.
  • Will I receive a certificate or diploma after completing the academy?
    Upon successfully completing our academic programs, you will be awarded: Three internationally recognized certificates from Autodesk USA. Four diplomas from M3DS Academy, signifying your industry-standard knowledge and eligibility to work in the field. Epic Games credentials for Unreal Engine proficiency. Eligibility to apply for becoming an Authorized Training Instructor for Epic Games. These credentials and certifications not only acknowledge your expertise but also open up exciting opportunities in the creative industry.
  • How much one-on-one mentorship time will I receive?
    You will receive one-on-one mentorship throughout the entire working week, from Monday to Friday, utilizing both screen sharing and text formats. Additionally, every step of your tasks and portfolio will be reviewed by our instructors on a regular basis to provide you with timely feedback and guidance, ensuring your continuous growth and progress.
  • What are the qualification requirements?
    To be eligible for our program, you will need a PC or MAC with at least an i5 processor, 8 to 16 GB RAM, and 4GB VRAM on your graphics card. Additionally, a graphics tablet is required to achieve the artistic value of professional lines and textures on your portfolio. It is important to note that all classes are conducted in English. Basic computer skills are required, as well as a passion and motivation to learn. We will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the program.
  • What are the payment options?
    At M3DS Academy, we prioritize flexibility and affordability for our students. You have the following payment options: Monthly Installments: You can choose to pay for our academic programs in convenient monthly installments, spread over up to 48 months. This option makes it easier for you to manage your finances while investing in your education. One-time Payment Discount: Alternatively, if you prefer to pay for the academic programs in a single payment, we offer a 10% discount. This discount rewards your commitment and simplifies your payment process. Rest assured, we do not charge any interest or hide any additional costs. Our aim is to provide transparent and accessible education options.
  • Will I really get a job offer after finishing the 4 year Academic program?
    Yes, at M3DS Academy, we are committed to your success. Upon completion of the 4-year Academic program, you'll have the opportunity to embark on a part-time job related to your specialized area of expertise, allowing you to work on projects you're passionate about. If you demonstrate exceptional dedication and effort, there's even the possibility of transitioning to a full-time position within our team. The work you create during your academic journey will serve as a valuable addition to your portfolio, further enhancing your career prospects in the industry. We're here to support your journey to becoming a successful 3D artist or game developer.
  • What are the next steps when I sign up?
    Once you've successfully enrolled in Academic Programs, our streamlined process ensures you're well-prepared for your educational journey: Confirmation Email: Shortly after enrollment, you'll receive a confirmation email from M3DS Academy. Information Gathering: Our dedicated team will then reach out to you to collect essential details, including your Discord ID and email address. Private Discord Channel: A personalized private Discord channel will be established exclusively for you. This channel serves as a direct line of communication with our team and instructors. Assigned Instructors: You'll be assigned a team of seven skilled instructors who will be readily available to support and guide you throughout your learning experience. Interview with CEO: As part of our commitment to your success, you'll have the opportunity to engage in an interview with the CEO of M3DS Academy. During this discussion, you can share your aspirations and goals, and together, we'll craft a tailored strategy to help you achieve your dreams. We ensure that your onboarding experience is smooth and personalized to set you on the path to becoming a successful 3D artist or game developer. Schedule a call

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