David Beck

M.A., M.F.A.

Office: 186 Micheels Hall
Phone: 715/232-2254
Email: beckdav@uwstout.edu

Education

  • M.A. & M.F.A. in Sculpture & Extended Media
    • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • B.A. in Fine Art
    • St. Olaf College

Research Interests

  • 3D Modeling & Animation
  • Stereolithography & Rapid Prototyping (3D Printing)
  • Sculpture
  • Game Design & Development

http://www.davebeck.org

Courses Taught

Focus: 3D Modeling & Animation and Game Design and Development

Fall 2011:

DES 220-004: 2D Digital Imaging (TR 2:30-5:35pm)

DES 373-001: Digital Characters (TR 8:00-11:05am)

DES 381-001: Advanced Animation (TR 11:15am-2:20pm)

Office Hours: MW 9:00-11:00am

Service

Service within UW-Stout School of Art & Design

School of Art & Design PR & Fundraising Committee Member

School of Art & Design Furlong Gallery Committee Member

Juror, Prometheus Competition

School of Art & Design Curriculum Committee Member

Professional International Affiliations

IGDA: Member, International Game Developers Association

iDMA: Advisory Board Member, International Digital Media and Arts Association

CAA: Member, College Art Association

FATE: Member, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

ISC: International Sculpture Center

Digital Skills

3D Modeling & Animation

Autodesk Maya (Expert)

Rhino CAD (Expert)

Pixologic ZBrush (Expert)

Unity Game Engine (Proficient)

Autodesk Mudbox (Proficient)

AutoCAD (Proficient)

Stereolithography (Expert)

Vicon MoCap w/ CAVE (Proficient)

Virtools (Basic)

Autodesk 3DS Max (Basic)

2D (Design, Photo, Web)

Adobe Photoshop (Expert)

Adobe Illustrator (Proficient)

Adobe Dreamweaver (Proficient)

Wordpress (Proficient)

Corel Painter (Proficient)

Adobe InDesign (Basic)

HTML (Basic)

Video/Flash

Adobe Premiere (Proficient)

Adobe After Effects (Proficient)

iMovie (Proficient)

Final Cut Pro (Basic)

Adobe Flash (Basic)