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An Afternoon With… Gareth Harwood

To wrap up such a busy month full of events, this Wednesday we hosted An Afternoon With… Gareth Harwood, Technical Art Director at Playground Games.

It was a very interesting talk where Gareth went into detail about many aspects of the creation of the visually stunning Forza Horizon 4: the cars, the four seasons you’ll experience throughout the game, the buildings, roads, the foliage and even what went into creating the beautiful skies. They really did go the extra mile!

After the talk, and accompanied with some refreshments, the attendees had the opportunity to chat a bit more with Gareth and also Nick Duncombe, Resource Manager at Playground.

Huge thanks to Gareth Harwood, Nick Duncombe and Playgrounds Games for an awesome evening!

Games Art Tutor for the MA at Escape Studios. I have been teaching new creative talent for the past 10+ years, working worldwide at places including Alpha Channel and the University of Hertfordshire. I've also wrote numerous published books about Unreal Engine including; UDK Basics, Level Design and Documentation and UDK Games scenarios integratio as well creating game assets for the next generation consoles such as the racing game ‘Pacer’.

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