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Intro to 3D Modeling: Blender Bootcamp for Absolute Beginners (Ages 13-18)

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Joey Tiell
Rising Star
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(216)
In this 4-week flexible online course, students will begin to master the basics of low-poly 3D modeling, lighting, and rendering in Blender.

Class experience

4 units//19 lessons//4 Weeks
Unit 1GETTING STARTED WITH BASIC OBJECTS
6 lessons1 Week
GETTING STARTED WITH BASIC OBJECTS
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Chapter One - Download, Installation, and Setup
A thorough guide to downloading, installing, and getting Blender set up and ready for use.
Lesson 2
Chapter Two - 3D Viewport and Interface Basics
A tour of Blender's main interface windows - translating a complex tool into simple and easy to manage pieces.
Lesson 3
Chapter Three - Changing Our View with Orbit, Pan, and Zoom
Learn how to move around and through the 3D scene with ease.
Lesson 4
Chapter Four - Transforming 3D Objects
Create your first unique 3D objects by transforming simple shapes with the Move, Rotate, and Scale tools.
Lesson 5
Unit / Week One Summary Project
Summarize and review what we've learned so far by crafting our first version of the final project.
Lesson 6
Unit / Week One Bonus Projects
Additional guided projects to challenge you and reinforce what we've learned so far.
Unit 2Mesh Editing and Modifiers
5 lessons1 Week
Mesh Editing and Modifiers
 Week 2
Lesson 7
Chapter Five - Introduction to Mesh Editing
Begin to shape complex objects by manipulating vertices, edges, and faces.
Lesson 8
Chapter Six - Advanced Mesh Editing Tools
Unlock the ability to create nearly any shape with an introduction to core mesh editing tools like Inset and Extrude.
Lesson 9
Chapter Seven - Adding Modifiers to Objects
Learn to work more efficiently and save time by using object Modifiers.
Lesson 10
Unit / Week Two Summary Project
Summarize and review what we've learned so far by with an update to our first sword in the stone model.
Lesson 11
Unit / Week Two Bonus Projects
Additional guided projects to challenge you and reinforce what we've learned so far.
Unit 3Lighting and Materials
5 lessons1 Week
Lighting and Materials
 Week 3
Lesson 12
Chapter Eight - Rendering to a File
Produce full quality final works of art that you can share.
Lesson 13
Chapter Nine - Creating and Applying Materials
Dive into materials and how to apply color to individual parts of a 3D model.
Lesson 14
Chapter Ten - Lighting Models and Scenes
Learn to light your scenes and models with an introduction to the lighting options and properties.
Lesson 15
Unit / Week Three Summary Project
Summarize and review what we've learned so far by adding color and lighting to our updated sword in the stone model.
Lesson 16
Unit / Week Three Bonus Projects
Additional guided projects to challenge you and reinforce what we've learned so far.
Unit 4Final Projects
3 lessons1 Week
Final Projects
 Week 4
Lesson 17
Final Summary Project
Bringing it all together. Your own custom 3D scene with materials, lighting, and a full quality render that you can be proud of!
Lesson 18
Final Bonus Project
Challenge yourself and build your skills with a brand new scene.
Lesson 19
Final Thoughts
Let's reflect on what we've learned together!
Students will feel confident with the basic Blender interface and tools including transformation, basic materials, lighting, and rendering.
Homework Offered
Students are expected to watch or read all of the guided video and or written lessons each week, as well as complete the chapter exercises and weekly summary project. This course includes optional bonus projects available for students who want to learn more.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
There are no tests or assessments in this class. Students are always encouraged, but not required, to share their finished and in-progress artwork in the classroom.
Grades Offered
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Rising Star
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(216)
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Hello! I'm Joey and I'm excited to meet you. As a parent, I understand how vital early childhood education is. The fact that you are here, searching for the best instructor for your learners, means that you know how important it is too. I take... 
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19 pre-recorded lessons
4 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

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Ages: 13-18

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