Blender for 3D Animation Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

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Outline & Course Information

ThinkB!G Exclusive LogoDuration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM EST

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Course Description: In this hands-on, two-day Blender for 3D Animation training course, you will learn how to use this tool for modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, motion tracking, editing, and game creation. This course will cover animation creation, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, motion graphics, interactive 3D applications, and more! You will learn how to model and sculpt, create materials for textures and shading, animations, particles and physics, simulations, and rendering.

Prerequisites: Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Required Technical Set-Up:
• Primary computer connected to a second monitor OR second computer to view instructor live
• Reliable High-speed internet connection
• Web Browser: Google Chrome Preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
• 3-Button Computer mouse
• Audio Speaker/Microphone (built-in to computer or external)

Job Roles that Use Blender:
Animators
Film and Video Professionals
Motion-Graphics Professionals
Visual Effects Artists
Web Designers

Projects that Use Blender:
Animation
Video Compositing
Motion Graphics Design
Digital Post-Production
Visual and Audio Effects

Blender for 3D Animation Course Outline

1. Getting Started with Blender
First Steps, Navigating the Interface
Menus, Search, and Shortcuts
Create Your First Objects
Modifying Objects
Make a Scene, Add Lights!
Addons
Render Your Scene
Exercise Time: Add More Objects

2. Modeling & Sculpting
Overview of Modeling & Sculpting
Create Your First Sculpture
Common Sculpting Tools & Settings
Optimizing Your Model for Animation
Edit Mode
Common Modelling Tools
Exercise Time: Create a Jet

3. Textures & Shading
Overview of Texturing
Creating Your First Materials
The Shader Editor
Unwrapping
UV Tools
Creating Your First Texture
Exercise Time: Paint Details

4. Create Animations
Overview of Animation
Create Your First Rig
Set Your First Keyframe
Common Animation Tools
Exercise Time: Animate!

5. Particles and Physics
Overview of Particles & Physics
Hair Particles
Using Forces with particles
Rigid Bodies and Simulations
Exercise Time: Particle Tricks!

6. Simulations
Light it on Fire
Creating Liquids
Exercise Time: Fire & Water!

7. Putting it All Together
Organizing Before You Begin
Lighting
EEVEE and Realtime Rendering
Cycles and Raytrace Rendering
Denoising Algorithims
Exercise Time: Light & Render!

8. Advanced Techniques
3D Printing
Photorealism
Commonly Used Add-ons
Exporting to Game Engines

 

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Certified Instructors that are Senior Consultants
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Remote Access to ThinkB!G Class Computer with Software licenses & Class Files Pre-Installed for Use During Training--No Installs or Downloads
  • Instructor's Real-Time View of ThinkB!G Class Computer Screen for Immediate Live Interactive Support
  • If Certification Training is Selected, It May Include a Test Prep Tool, Testing Voucher with Free Retake, and Proctor Fee (if taken with ThinkB!G Virtually)
  • Note: IT Support is Available to Pre-Flight Virtual Class Set Up Before & During Training
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

Commercial Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $1,260.00
GSA/Government Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $1,142.57
Non-Profit/Education Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $1,210.00

Dates to Register!

 

Virtual Online Live Training (VOLT™) Access from Anywhere, or Onsite at Your Location

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Dates to Register

Course Location Start Date End Date Time
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ThinkB!G - Online Live

Monday, Dec 05, 2022 Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
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Wednesday, Mar 29, 2023 Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
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Wednesday, Sep 27, 2023 Thursday, Sep 28, 2023 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
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Wednesday, Dec 06, 2023 Thursday, Dec 07, 2023 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel. 
Reviews

Average Review: 5 out of 5 - 3 Reviews

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Great Classes With Dedicated Instructors!
Great classes with dedicated instructors. -DOD (Blender for 3D Animation Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Excellent!
Learning how to integrate blender into our existing workflow. Excellent! -DOD, Ben (Blender for 3D Animation Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Instructor Had Tons Of Experience!
The class was great. The instructor had tons of experience and was able to troubleshoot any issues we had. -Troy, DOD (Blender for 3D Animation Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)