VR for Artists

Learn to wield immersive creative tools
– Short course in VR as an artist tool!


Starting: Feb 2020

Course leads: Sean Rodrigo

Course length: 5 evenings



We’re hands on first lesson, painting and sculpting just in real life but inside a digital space. Imagine painting with an unlimited supply of paint, or creating a sculpture with unlimited space, this is the power of VR as an artist tool.

 – Sean Rodrigo – Course Leader


This is foundation hands-on course focused on teaching you how to create art, concept illustration and 3d models using these powerful VR creative tools.


Explain your ideas faster, prototype concepts without the usual cost and communicate clearer using all three dimensions, not just on a 2d screen.


In just 5 sessions you will learn to use Virtual Reality as a tool for creative artist tool, which you can use to paint environments and sculpt objects with your hands (not keyboard), and learn how to extend you creation online and with other mediums.


This course is for beginners and intermediate students – a high level of technology is not required, students with artististic/design backgrounds will have an advantage.


5 x 3 hour classes –  (London / Doncaster TBA)



Course Content:


  • Introduction to Creative XR and how to use it to create with immersive tools.
  • Creating a concept artwork – A landscape, a costume, a statue.
  • Create a concept a pitch – Kitbashing a prop in virtual reality
  • Creating designs for use in Augmented Reality
  • Possible Pathways – Location based XR, B2B applications and Oculus Quest.


Great for:


  • Designers
  • Illustrators
  • Artists (Contemporary and digital)
  • Creative thinkers
  • Designers and Animators
  • Film makers
  • Game designers / Developers
  • Professional Development


Practical applications:


  • Concept your ideas in 3d space quickly and cheaply.
  • Product development – Sculpting ideas
  • 3d Printing
  • Planning set builds
  • XR or Immersive projects – Roomscale experiences
  • Brainstorming sessions with clients and/or creatives.
  • Creating concept art.
  • Storyboarding a filmed vr or 2d production
  • Create whitecard models for an interactive or gaming project



Tuition Fees: £1,800