This course is continually updated in response to student suggestions.
Blender is a fantastic platform which enables you to make AAA-quality models which can be exported to any game engine, 3D printer, or other software. Here are some of the reasons why you want to learn Blender with this online tutorial…
Create assets for video games.
Make unique 3D printed gifts.
Design your dream house, car, etc
Express yourself through 3D artwork.
Learn how to create 3D Models and Assets for games using Blender, the free-to-use 3D production suite. We start super simple so you’ll be ok with little or no experience. With our online tutorials, you’ll be amazed what you can achieve.
Ben Tristem is one of Udemy’s top instructors, and Michael Bridges is an experienced 3D artist. Together Ben and Michael will provide world-class support, encouragement and plenty of challenges.
The course is project-based, so you will applying your new skills immediately to real 3D models. All the project files will be included, as well as additional references and resources – you’ll never get stuck. There are talking-head videos, powerful diagrams, quality screencasts and more.
For each model you build you will follow this process…
Be challenged to build the entire model yourself.
Be shown step-by step how to build it.
Apply your knowledge regularly.
Have a more specific focus? Check out our other Blender courses which focus on characters and environments. Want to bring your models to life in a video game engine? Check out our Complete Unity Developer 3D course. Just look for our green leaf logo – a sign of passion & quality.
You will get full lifetime access for a single one-off fee. The creators are qualified and experienced with modelling and coding, so are able to explain complex concepts clearly, as well as entertain along the way. By the end of the course you’ll be very confident in the basics of 3D modelling and rendering, and hungry to learn more.
If you’re a complete beginner, we’ll teach you all the modelling fundamentals you’ll need. If you’re an artist, we’ll teach you to bring your assets to life. If you’re a coder, we’ll teach you modelling and design principles.
Note: access to this course comes with an optional, free community site where you can share games and 3D models, as well as connect with other students.
Dive in now, you won’t be disappointed!
You'll learn to make assets for games, 3D printing, home design and more.
You will start by mastering Blender's interface, move onto basic block modelling. We'll then make a bowling set, a chess set, a lamp, a bunny and more.
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Michael goes through what you are to expect in the upcoming section and how the course is structured.
More Than One Way
Help Others to Help You
Ask Good Questions
Have An Answer?
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Check your understanding of the install process, and how to navigate the interface.
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This Quiz is designed to test your knowledge and understanding of Section 1
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Michael goes through a really easy way of moving around your model and viewing it from different angles
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Michael goes through some basic modelling concepts on a whiteboard.
Here Michael shows you how to make a basic wedge shape.
In This Video…
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This will test your knowledge up to this point.
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Here we combine the knowledge we have learnt so far to complete an extra challenge.
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End of Section 2 Quiz
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Order of magnitude suitable for the Level of Detail
Scale, Level of Detail and Models
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Using the assets we have just created we will combine them in Blender into one scene and compose the bowling balls so they are looking dynamic and awesome!
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A final lecture concluding this section.
We hope you have enjoyed in and will see you in the next section.
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Use the grid mesh to create the grid.
Start creating our chess board
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Duplicating Vs Appending
Materials In Our Project
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A quick Mid-Section quiz to assess your understanding of what you have just learnt.
Further Reading on Blender Render Lighting: + http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Manual/Lighting/Lights/Light_Attenuation (Updated 28/3/2018)
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Diffuse vs Specular Reflections
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Triangles and NGons