A fun course geared towards kids, ages 8 to 99. Material is introduced in small segments, and reviewed frequently throughout the course.
You will learn:
Learn to select, rotate, move, and scale objects.
Pose the minecraft rig.
Insert keyframes and work with cameras
Produce a video with the animation.
The default layout and windows management
Create background scenery and light the scene
Use JMC2obj to import a minecraft world directly from your game.
Edit the settings to get the minecraft import to display correctly.
Copy and paste poses from one time frame to another.
Create a more realistic walk cycle (for minecraft) and use the dope sheet editor.
Use the action editor and the NLA editor to combine and repeat actions
Make a character or object follow a path.
Make a camera follow an object
Add items to the armature.
Change the rigs skin to any available minecraft skin.
Learn the particle system, useful for storms, sparks, enchantment particles, etc.
Create a simple minecraft shark shape.
Add texture to characters
Add an armature to your character.
More resources to continue learning character modelling.
I have spent over 15 years as a programmer. I have worked as as a computer lab instructor at both the university and elementary school level.
As a lifelong student of technology, I have often been asked to help others learn new skills. During the last few years, I have been more involved in education and want to share the skills I have been teaching with a wider audience.