International Master in Game Art

Specialize in art for video games!

We offer you a specific training to become an art professional for video games ready to successfully tackle real time projects and, especially, triple A content.


October to June


In-campus training or online




1 year


International Master




Video games are currently the most powerful audiovisual industry in the world. According to the Spanish Association of Video Games (AEVI), in 2021, video games in Spain had a turnover of 1,795 million euros. This figure is 2.75% more than the turnover in 2020 (1,747 million euros). In addition, last year the number of video game users in Spain reached 18.1 million people, a figure that represents an increase of 2.2 million compared to the previous year.
The sector is experiencing exponential growth and offers endless job opportunities for creative professionals.

The International Master in Game Art gives you the chance to become a professional in what you are most passionate about.


Methodology and educational objectives

We apply a dynamic methodology developed based on practice. Treating each student as a professional, we prioritize the real applicability of the acquired learning and teach to fulfill the corresponding standards.

Our educational model is based on projects and the reproduction of the real work environment.


Professional Game artist

Comprehensive training as a highly qualified Game Artist, both in Environment Art and Character Art.


Connection with the industry

To enable the student to create functional artistic content for video games, using the techniques currently used in the industry.



Specialized training for video game art professionals that enables them to immediately join a production.


Professional validation

Complete program verified year after year by professionals of the videogame industry of recognized trajectory.

Program – International Master in Game Art



  • Maya básico (8 ECTS): Dominar las herramientas ofrecidas por el software y las técnicas de modelado básicas para videojuegos.
  • Maya avanzado (8 ECTS): Herramientas y procesos de optimización, UVs, retopología y técnicas avanzadas de modelado.
  • ZBrush (6 ECTS): Aprender y dominar las técnicas de sculpting, así como anatomía y creación de personajes junto con técnicas Hardsurface y workflows para videojuegos.
  • Substance Painter (5 ECTS): Técnicas de texturizado PBR (Physically Based Rendering), de hand painting & stylized y baking.
  • Substance Designer (5 ECTS): Creación de texturas PBR y stylized tileables para videojuegos.
  • Marmoset Toolbag 4 (4 ECTS): Presentación y renderizado RealTime de los proyectos realizados, así como publishing de los mismos en Art Station.
  • Unity (9 ECTS): Creación de proyectos dentro del motor gráfico. Técnicas de iluminación, partículas y materiales.
  • Unreal Engine (2 ECTS): Creación de proyectos dentro del motor gráfico. Técnicas de iluminación, partículas y materiales. Técnicas avanzadas de renderizado RealTime.
  • Rigging (2 ECTS): Bones, FK/IK constraints, joints, skinning, blend shapes.
  • Teoría del Videojuego y Game Design (2 ECTS): Análisis de gameplay, análisis artístico, mecánicas de juego, level design.
  • Prácticas en empresa (4 ECTS)


  • Dibujo Artístico (2 ECTS): Conceptualización de props y personajes.
  • Animación 3D (2 ECTS): Key poses, curve editor, loops de animaciones y exportación.
  • Programación (1 ECTS): Scripting C# aplicado a Unity / Scripting C++ y blueprints aplicado a Unreal Engine.


Career Opportunities / Employability

Generalist Game Artist

Highly creative and multifaceted 3D Artist Generalist, with experience in videogame art.

3D Prop Artist

Creation of 3D props for video games..

3D Character Artist

Creation of 3D characters for videogames.

3D Environment Artist

Creation of indoor and outdoor 3D scenarios for videogames.

VR Artist

Digital artist specialized in the process of creating art and virtual reality applications.

Arch Viz Engine Artist

Architectural visualization for virtual sets and augmented reality.

Student Projects

Profesores de Game Art


Who is this program for?

People who want to change their career path

Are you thinking of changing to a different sector? This International Master is designed to develop the necessary skills to work as a Game Artist, both in Environment Art and Character Art.

People who want to boost their career

Take this program to complement your knowledge and be able to create functional artistic content for video games.

Recent graduates

Just graduated from college? This International Master will provide you with the fundamental skills to start your career in the art for video games industry.

Would you like more information about this program?

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Global cost

The cost of the International Master in Game Art is 9.900€ por curso.

Scholarships and study grants

In order to facilitate access to the educational offerings of the L’Idem campuses, the school pays special attention to promoting talent through various types of study grants.

Assistance throughout the entire training at L’Idem Barcelona. It is essential to present the official accrediting document.

International Students
Given to international candidates with high school or equivalent studies, or previous university studies to help with accommodation and travel expenses during the first year of studies.

Academic Excellence
For high school students with a grade point average of 9 or higher who are entering the school for the first time.

Single Parent Family
Assistance throughout the entire course of studies at L’Idem Barcelona. It is essential to present the official document accrediting this.

Large Family
Assistance throughout the entire course at L’Idem Barcelona. It is essential to present the official accrediting document.

Aid aimed at facilitating national stududents mobility whose residence is located more than 200 km from L’Idem Barcelona and need help to move during the first year of studies.

The scholarships and grants awarded are made effective through a discount on the total cost of the course. For more information you can contact our Admissions Department.