Blender 3D for Beginners

January 15 - March 15, 2024
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Meet your Instructor

Meet Evgenii Vasiliev, the mentor of the course. With over a decade of experience in game development, Evgenii brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Here's a snapshot of his impressive career:

  • Skilled in Flash, Unity, and Blender.
  • Former Brand Manager at Destiny. games
  • Contributed to Vector, TERA Online, Major Grom: The Chase
  • Achieved a perfect 10/10 for the HSBI Game Project Management diploma

About the Course

In this 12-lesson course, Evgenii Vasiliev teaches the basics of 3D game model creation. Students will also learn animation and some aspects of Blender, such as frequently used modifiers.

Key skills acquired include sculpting high-poly models, deriving low-poly models, UV mapping, and adding textures. The course covers techniques like ambient occlusion and baking normal maps. Students will work from scratch as well as with pre-existing concepts and references.

Course Outline

Lecture 1. Object mode
Introduction. Creating primitives. Working in Object Mode

Lecture 2. Edit mode
Introduction to Object Geometry

Lecture 3. Materials and Render Basics
Fundamentals of materials and rendering

Lecture 4. Modifiers. Mirror
How to mirror any object in three dimensions

Lecture 5. Modifiers. Array
How to create and work with arrays

Lecture 6. Curve
A world of possibilities with wires, tubes, and other curious things

Lecture 7. Texturing
How to do mapping and use texture maps

Lecture 8. Texture Paint
Mixing textures for compactness and fun

Lecture 9. Sculpting
Sculpting models like playdough!

Lecture 10. Retopology
Deriving low-poly models from high-poly models

Lecture 11. Baking
Creating Normal and Ambient Occlusion maps

Lecture 12. Animation
Creating and animating a character. Using Mixamo. Rigging

Course Details

  • 12 video lectures for everybody
  • Assignments for each lesson
  • Сourse chat room for experience sharing and networking*
  • 2 live webinars*
  • Communication with the expert*

*(Depending on the chosen package)

Pricing and Packages

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  • Video lectures
  • Assignments
  • Video lectures
  • Personalised feedback on assignments
  • 2 live webinars
  • Video lectures
  • Personalised feedback on assignments
  • 2 live webinars
  • Personal communication with the Instructor in the chat room

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