Course Levels

  1. Beginner
  2. Advanced

Beginner Course Overview

Are you a novice or professional in 3D design, Animation and Visual Effects for movie production? Then, this course is just perfect for you. We will introduce you to two prominent software for design professionals: 3ds MAX and MAYA; both are products of Autodesk and are all-inclusive, industry standard 3D programs used by large studios. Learning about both software will enable you to grasp the underlying principles of 3D design; equipping you with core skills to handle any 3D design application. So, this is a 2-in-1 course! Less theory, more practical; that is our approach to getting you developing awesome designs in no-time!

Course Contents

  • Introduction
  • 3ds MAX and MAYA interface
  • Nodes and transformation
  • Polygon Modelling
  • Texturing
  • Camera & lighting
  • Animation
  • Rendering
  • Conclusion
  • Project

Advanced Course Overview

After your beginner course, get ready for an in-depth 3d design that covers reference modelling, character modelling, simulation, visual effects, dynamics and motion graphics with a focus on MAYA.  We will also introduce you to character design software like DAZ studio. At the end of this course, you will be capable of developing character animations, visual effects, game design assets, animated feature films and TV commercials.

Course Contents

  • Advanced Modeling
  • Advanced texturing
  • Character Rigging
  • Character Animation
  • Hair & Fur (X-Engine)
  • Quadruped Rigging
  • Quadruped Animation
  • Particles Simulation
  • Fluid Simulation (water, fire & smoke)
  • Dynamics
  • Motion Graphics
  • Rendering for production
  • Conclusion
  • Project

Target Audience

  • Beginners
  • Professionals
  • Game Developers
  • Visual Effects Artists
  • 3D generalist & enthusiasts