Summer course “3D character animation” gives students ability creating interesting character in 3D! It may be a man, a robot, a monster or a dog, whatever you want. This course aims at bridging the gap between ideas and their digital representation by introducing students to the basics of three-dimensional modeling, rigging, skinning and making animation. It gives a unique opportunity to learn about character animation process and practice different approaches to develop an idea into a 3D character. Besides in the end you will see, how your character walks, runs and make some moving in game location.
We invite a diverse auditorium of creative people: product or industrial designers, computer graphics artists, fine arts or business-focused students with good knowing of 3D modeling. The module will be of interest for both experienced designers and beginners who'd like to expand their knowledge and understanding of the subject area. Both Russian and international students can take part in the Summer School, all teaching will be conducted in English.
The module consists of 2 weeks of intensive teaching: cross-disciplinary curricula offers courses which represent different stages of design process from hand drawing to computer modeling and animation opportunities. Extensive practical work is aimed at gaining insight into contemporary product design process and is led by qualified professors.
Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Summer School).
1. Powerful modern computer (Intel Core i3, 4 GB RAM, etc).
2. The following programs are required for this course:
There are some final works of the students pursuing a bachelor's degree in the field of design at SPbPU. After the end of the course, the students of Summer School may continue making artworks until such result is reached:
Professors and lecturers:
Summer and Winter Schools Team