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Course Description

Open source applications are high quality, reliable, flexible, and free (or low cost) alternatives to many commercially available applications. Blender is an open source 3D graphic application used by media artists and designers. This hands-on course provides students with the skills to create basic 3D models, animation, and 3D visualizations. Topics include surface modeling, texture, lighting, rigging, compositing, and rendering. Software for this course is available online for free at Blender.org

LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon the successful completion of this course, students will have gained:

  • Blender practical knowledge that will allow the student to develop projects independently
  • Knowledge on interface, preferences and main editors for creation and output of 3D content
  • Knowledge on modelling, editing tools geometries, modifiers & topological levels
  • Knowledge on texture mapping, lighting & rendering output using Cycles
  • Knowledge on camera & geometries animation, basic particles systems and physics

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Introduction to 3D Animation with Blender
Type
Online
Dates
Jul 07, 2022 to Aug 11, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $475.00
Instructors
Required Software/Supplies
Regular access to a computer with a high speed broadband internet connection is required. Students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class. Trial versions of the software are sometimes available on the company website, but at this time there are no discounts available for Continuing Studies students.
Section Notes

Register at least 30 days prior to the start date to receive a $25.00 discount on your course.

Online courses are delivered in an asynchronous format through a series of tutorials and related assignments which students may complete at their own pace on our Learning Management System, Canvas. The instructor is available throughout the course time period for questions and discussions. Learn more about what to expect in an online course at OCAD U.

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvascloud.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas.

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.