Blender Modeling and Animation (Full Version)
What you'll learn
- Create and animate realistic human characters
- Model, rig, and animate cartoon characters
- Make photorealistic rendered images
- Automatically lipsync a character
- Paint material textures
- Use the sculpt tool to make objects and characters
- Create different types of materials (glass, glossy, brick, etc.)
- Use shake keys to create different character expressions (happy, sad, etc.)
- How to light a scene
- Rendering techniques for still images and animations
- Blender (Free software download available for Mac or PC)
In this Blender course, you will learn a variety of animation techniques, including an easy to follow automatic lip-sync technique that can have your characters talking in less than a minute. You will also learn how to model, rig, texture paint, and animate.
This is the ideal online class if you want to learn how to rig and animate a character. “Blender Modeling and Animation (Full Version)” provides you with the foundation to create your own original animation. In addition to animation techniques, you will also learn how to sculpt in 3D to create objects and characters. Other topics include creating different types of materials (glass, glossy, brick, etc.)
If you're interested in learning Blender to make your own animation, enhance your film project, start your career in 3D modeling, create a unique video to promote your business or spice up your YouTube page, this class can help you realize your creative goals.
Who this course is for:
- Animators, filmmakers, designers, and artists who wants to learn how to use 3D software
I have always had a passion for the arts and technology. I am also a life-long educator and entrepreneur. My technology expertise includes Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Premiere, Flash, Final Cut Pro, 3D Max, Blender, Microsoft Office, iWork Office Suite and Screenflow. I am also an Apple developer with 13 published iPhone and iPad apps.
I'm proficient in HTML, CSS and ActionScript. I have over 20 years of experience with Apple & Windows operating systems. I was introduced to computers in elementary school and it marked the beginning of a love affair that changed my life.
My work experience includes MTV, Nickelodeon, Land Rover USA, and the Specs Howard School of Media Arts. I am a graduate of the International Academy of Design & Technology in Chicago. I got my Associate Degree in Interactive Media.
I won the award for Best African American Filmmaker at the Brooklyn Film Festival for my short digital animation "la Revolution." I also wrote and produced the feature film "Sweeter Without Sugar" that was screened by the American Diabetes Association for a special diabetes awareness event. I have also written and produced several plays including the Off-Broadway sold-out production of my debut play, "Passing."
My specialties include public speaking, creative writing, 2D & 3D animation, sculpture and painting.