Past Workshop Descriptions

Introduction to Blender

NOTE: Participants must download and install Blender on their personal computers for this workshop.

Have you ever wanted to make your own 3D animation? In this two-part workshop with digital media artist and scholar Hiba Ali, participants will learn 3D animation on Blender, an open-source (free) 3D animation program. Get hands-on and animate 3D text, key frame 3D shapes, add colour and texture, and make our own 3D animated video. In addition, participants will learn about the contemporary digital media arts landscape, while taking away some Blender tips and tricks to apply to future 3D animation projects.

No prior experience required. Participants This workshop is recommended as a companion to the After Effects and Colour Theory workshops. 

Prior to the class, please create a profile on Zoom and download the free version of the application. You will receive an email from LIFT with an invitation link to join the workshop one hour before the class begins which will prompt you to open the application or web browser. Please ensure that you log in using a Zoom account with a profile name that appears as the same name registered for the class. If not, for security reasons, you may not be permitted to join. During the workshop, we advise that you keep your microphone on mute to minimize external noise and that you unmute when participating in class discussions. Please also arrive to the session on time for attendance and class participation. ONLINE workshops may be recorded for staff and facilitator assessment. Recorded material will not be made available to participants. Review all workshop policies before registering.

Past Instructor: Hiba Ali
Category: Post-Production and Digital Tools
Maximum Capacity: 10
6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

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