Course Description

Welcome to 3D Animation with Blender for beginners –

Have you ever wanted to become an animator and bring your imagination to life? This highly rated course has had great success teaching students character animation at TAFTA! This is the one of the most comprehensive course you need to start your journey. Even if you have no 3D experience, this course will take you from beginner to animating a 3D scene in the free and open source software Blender.

This also includes a business course which is designed for any artist who want to turn their art into a successful, full-time business. If you have ever dreamed of creating art full time, I am telling you it can be done! And we at TAFTA will help you do it. When you sign up for this course, you will receive hours upon hours of online video content covering virtually every aspect of starting, building and growing your art business. You will also have a powerful team who will support you and help you every step of the way.

    1. Welcome To Cohort 7

    2. TAFTA Orientation

    3. Consent/Information Sharing Policy

    4. How to use this course

    5. Pre-Training Assessment

    1. Introduction

    2. Course Requirements

    1. Introduction to Animation

    2. Introduction to CG

    3. Blender Installation

    4. Navigation & Hot keys

    5. Basic Object Manipulation

    6. Assignment 1: Become familiar with manipulating objects in Blender

    7. Basic Modelling

    8. Assignment 2: Practice Modelling

    9. Assignment 3: Practice Modelling 2

    1. Optional Daily Modelling Exercises Part 1

    1. Introduction to Texturing

    2. Basic Texturing

    3. Assignment 4a

    4. Assignment 4b

    5. Assignment 4c

    6. Basic Lighting

    7. Assignment 5

    8. Assignment 6

    1. Optional Daily Modelling Exercises Part 2

About this course

  • Free
  • 41 lessons
  • 3 hours of video content

What you will learn

  • When you sign up for this course, you will be able to make and render a simple animation in Blender.

  • You will also Understand some of the theory and philosophy behind working in animation.

  • The version of Blender used in the examples and video tutorials is Blender Version 3.3 LTS, however future versions of Blender are still suitable for the course.