Are you interested in a career in technology? Are you curious about working in fields like virtual reality, video game design, marketing, television and motion pictures, or digital imaging? If so, this course in 3D Modeling is a great place to start as it is the foundation for all these career paths. Gain a deeper understanding of graphic design and illustration as you use 3D animation software to create virtual three-dimensional design projects. Hone in on your drawing, photography, and 3D construction techniques and develop the skills needed to navigate within a 3D digital modeling workspace. This course is an excellent introduction to careers in the fast-growing field of technology and design.

Course Details

You will need access to word processing and presentation software. This course was created using Blender version 2.79 and requires a computer running Windows Vista and above, Mac OSX 10.6 and above, or Linux. Minimum hardware requirements: 32-bit dual core 2Ghz CPU with SSE2 support; 2 GB RAM; 24-bit 1280×768 display; mouse or trackpad; OpenGL 2.1–compatible graphics with 512 MB RAM. Recommended hardware: 64-bit quad core CPU; 8 GB RAM; full HD display with 24-bit color; three-button mouse; OpenGL 3.2–compatible graphics with 2 GB RAM.
Course Outline
What is 3D Modeling?
The History of 3D Modeling
Tools of the Trade
Digital Citizenship and Ethics
Creating 3D Environments in Blender
Visual Elements
The Power of Light and Shade
3D Geometrics
Environmental Models
Molding Your Future