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image of Blender application open on a computer screen Create Your First 3D Model with Blender CSYA06-202360 is a Course

Create Your First 3D Model with Blender CSYA06-202360

Jun 26, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023

$50 Enroll

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City Summer Youth Academy is for students ranging from incoming 6th graders through currently enrolled high school students. CSYA is underwritten by a generous grant from the Wells-Fargo Foundation.

Create Your First 3D Model with Blender

Monday-Friday, 6/26-6/30/2023, 9:00am-11:30am, online

Instructor: David Hurwich

Are you interested in learning how to create 3D models like the ones found in Pixar animations or video games? This workshop is aimed at beginners looking to get their feet wet in the world of 3D modeling. This will be a live synchronous workshop that teaches students the basic 3D modeling skills and techniques that professionals in the industry. 

The workshop will use the free, but powerful, animation program Blender. At the end of the workshop students will have produced their own 3D model.

This will be a live synchronous course. Students will need a computer or smart phone with webcam and microphone, internet and web streaming capacity, and the Zoom application installed to their device.  They will also need to install the free cross-platform 3D application Blender.

Instructor Bio:

David Hurwich is a professional interaction designer and instructor. He has done contract animation / motion graphics for KQED, the WB channel and other television outlets. He is currently working on an animation ‘Weird Amazing Adventure Show’.

In addition to his professional work he is an instructor with almost fifteen years of experience teaching at the post-secondary level. He has taught design and animation at University of California - Davis, California College of the Arts, SAE Expression College, City College of San Francisco and others.