3D Modelling and Animation Course

Course Objective: Overview of developing an animation from 3D modelling to rendering, Basics of surfacing, lighting, animation, and modelling techniques.

Advanced topics: Character animation.

Software: Autodesk Maya

Class Time: On weekends 2 hrs class

Duration: 3 months

Fee: PKR 35,000/-

Essential Training Outline

  • Getting familiar with the Maya interface
  • Selecting and manipulating objects
  • Creating hierarchies and layers in scenes
  • Creating polygonal objects
  • Extruding a mesh
  • Working with subdivision surfaces
  • Sculpting a basic landscape
  • NURBs modelling
  • Creating and applying materials and textures
  • Adding lights and cameras to a scene
  • Adding depth of field and motion blur
  • Rendering
  • Animating in Maya

Advance Training Outline ( Character Model & Character Animation )

  • Designing a character
  • Blocking out the body
  • Modelling facial features
  • Creating arms and legs
  • Adding details: teeth, eyes, eyebrows, etc.
  • UV mapping the character
  • Adding textures and materials
  • Animation Principles
  • Bouncing Ball
  • Pendulum animation
  • Walk cycle

Course Project: At the end student must submit a project. Project topic will be given by the instructor.