Trainer: Stefan Van der Vyver
Contact: Send email
Cellphone: 083 269 3456
Next course: 2 July - 26 November
Duration: 5 months
Cost: R 2 800 per month
(R 1 000 registration fee)
2 evening sessions per week
1.5 hours per session





Course details

Week Date Blender 3D Detail
1 2 July 3D Industry
  • Discuss the reality of the animation industry
  • Get an educated perspective on producing animation
2 9 July Blender 3D
  • 3D Terminology
  • Blender Interface
3 16 July Production Pipeline
  • Who's going to fund your “great idea”?
4 23 July Blender 3D
  • X, Y and Z axis
  • Modelling principles
5 30 July Production Pipeline
  • Budgeting for animation production
  • Commissions, unsolicited work, gaming
6 6 August 3D Industry
  • Generating income with 3D
7 13 August Blender 3D
  • Vertex groups
  • Rigging & armatures
8 20 August Production Pipeline
  • Scripts
  • Storyboard (you as actor)
  • Creativity versus productivity
9 27 August Blender 3D
  • Gus the gingerbread man
10 3 September Blender 3D
  • Camera
  • Lighting
11 10 September Production Pipeline
  • Voice over recordings
12 17 September Blender 3D
  • Texturing (simple)
13 24 September Blender 3D
  • Renderlayers
  • Compositing
14 1 October Blender 3D
  • Camera angles
  • You in the director's chair
15 8 October Production Pipeline
  • Animatic
  • Leica reel
16 15 October 3D Industry
  • SABC commissioning briefs
17 22 October Production Pipeline
  • Audio production
  • Video color levels
  • Packaging for correct format
18 29 October Blender 3D
  • Write your script
  • Draw your storyboards
  • Produce your own animatic
19 5 November Work on own projects
  • Design & model your character
20 12 November Work on own projects
  • Rig your character & do animation
21 19 November Work on own projects
  • Render & composite
22 26 November Work on own projects
  • Viewing of everyone's animations