Embark on a creative journey in our teen summer program, where you'll delve into 3D animation using Blender. Craft immersive animations, develop skills in using Blender, and ignite your digital artistry.
July 7 – July 13, 2024
One week session
Friday, July 12, 2024
Parks Exhibition Center
Evening, exact time TBD
14 – 17
Total Capacity includes Residential and Day Students
Discover the captivating world of 3D animation during this dynamic one-week summer program designed for high school students. Dive into the exciting realm of digital creativity as you learn to craft immersive 3D worlds, characters, and animations using Blender software. In this hands-on course, you’ll master the fundamentals of Blender, a computer graphics software tool set used for many applications including creating animated films, visual effects, 3D-printed models, and motion graphics. Through your use of Blender you will gain proficiency in 3D modeling and animation techniques.
Through a series of engaging projects, you’ll breathe life into your own animated characters and environments, unleashing your artistic potential. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the entire process, from concept design to rendering your animations. You’ll explore key concepts such as character rigging, motion capture, and scene lighting, all while honing your problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. By the end of the week, you’ll have 3D animations to present and a foundation in Blender, ready to take your creative journey to the next level. Join us for an unforgettable week of artistic exploration and digital innovation in the world of 3D animation!
3D Animation does not require any type of assessment or portfolio to get into the program. Instructors will work with your child at the level that they are at. Your child will improve and learn new skills whether they are a beginner or have been an artist for years.
A refillable water bottle
All technology needed for this program will be provided in our computer studio
Jonathon Kaufman has been teaching Game Design and 3D Animation since 2020. Jonathan earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Game Art & Design from the Art Institute of California Sacramento and is currently teaching Math, Computer Game Design, and 3D Modeling at Idyllwild Arts Academy.
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