For any professional product, assessing the budget is very important and if not done well, can affect profit if the directors spend more than their estimated target. Though that is not too important as I am making an non-profit 3D Environment for a game of my own creation.
Down below is a rough guide to how much I’d have to spend if I did not already have this equipment (which I do,) and what I would need that specific piece of technology for.
|Mac||Hardware to process and support software.||£1000|
|Graphics Tablet||To aid control and precision.||£80|
|Hard Drive||To store large file types.||£50|
|USB Key||For small documents.||£20|
|Sketchbook||For concept art and notes.||£10|
|Pencils||For rough sketches and shading.||£3|
|Pens||For notes and line work.||£2.50|
|CINEMA 4D||Software to model 3D work such as environments and characters.||£500|
|SketchBookExpress||Software that enables the user to draw professionally.||N/A|
|Photoshop||Software to touch up and edit backgrounds||N/A|
|Camera||Hardware to take photos on.||£35|
|SD Card||To store data.||£5|