1 Year Diploma Program

It all starts with the fundamentals

FZD School of Design is founded on the principle of providing the best possible training for our students.

We have prepared a one year program specifically designed for individuals looking for a career in the entertainment design industry. This program is divided into 3 terms. Each term runs for 15 weeks with a two week break in between. Students must complete all 3 terms in order to graduate. This one year program is very intense and specialized, so please read all the relevant information before making your decision to enroll.

Our courses cover a broad range of topics from basic fundamental understanding to advanced design and rendering techniques. Students will graduate with a Diploma in Industrial Design and a vast array of professional skills. This program is open to local Singaporeans and International students. If you have any questions please contact us.

This one year program is very intense and specialized. But if you have the right mindset and the willingness to work hard, then you will excel.
Course Outline


Term 1 : Discovering the importance of Fundamentals


PERSPECTIVE

Use of horizon line and vanishing points to construct objects in 3d space

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS 1

Learn the draw-through method

FORMS AND MATERIALS

Using values to render forms

DESIGN SKETCHING

Building up the visual library

STUDIO TIME

Work on assignments


Term 2 : Expanding Visual Library

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VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS 2

Sketching characters, objects and sceneries

ENVIRONMENT AND COMPOSITION

Lighting, mood, composition and values

DESIGN ASSEMBLY

Introduction of design projects. Students explore a wide range of topics and themes

VISUAL DEVELOPMENT

Using zBrush and SketchUp as design tools

STUDIO TIME

Work on assignments


Term 3 : Developing Story Driven Portfolio

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ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN

Longer design projects with game and film themed topics

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Students continue to build up their 3d skills

DESIGN PRESENTATION

Colour, lighting, mood, and composition

PORTFOLIO PREPARATION

Printed portfolios, blogs and websites

STUDIO TIME

Work on assignments

Our aim is to mold students into elite designers with a broad range of skills and who graduate with a top notch industry oriented portfolio.
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FZD Graduates who are now working in the entertainment design industry

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Why Choose FZD?

- Experienced Instructors and Staff

- Industry Relevant Courses

- Streamlined Process

- Proven Track Record

- Strong Industry and Alumni Network

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