Honors Program

Fine and Performing Arts Honors

Date of Award


Thesis Professor(s)

Saritdikhun Somasa

Thesis Professor Department

Digital Media

Thesis Reader(s)

John Hilton


The primary focus of this thesis is the study of visual development for worldbuilding, starting with creative writing and documentation and translating the written content into visual concepts in both 2D and 3D. This project includes an original narrative, setting, and characters and explores aspects of the visual development pipeline. The content below contains work in visual research, 2D character design, 3D character sculpting, 3D printing and assembly, hard-surface modeling, matte-painting, illustration, compositing, and heavy creative writing.


East Tennessee State University

Document Type

Honors Thesis - Open Access

Creative Commons License

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