DART 303: 3D Studio

Week 1


Polygonal Modeling

Lecture: Introduction to Polygonal Modeling

Beginner Assignment: Modeling the Airline Chair

Intermediate Assignment: Modeling Objects

Advanced Assignment: Sculpting and Retopology

Week 2


Texturing

Lecture: Introduction to Texturing

Beginner Assignment: Texturing the Airline Chair

Intermediate Assignment: Texturing Objects

Advanced Assignment: Texturing for sculpts

Week 3


Week 4


PBR and NPR

Lecture: PBR and NPR Look Development

Beginner Assignment: PBR: Abstract architecture, type, and materials

Intermediate Assignment: Character Modeling

Advanced Assignment: NPR Comic Rendering

Week 5


Project 1

Assignment: Project 1

Week 6


Project 1

Assignment: Project 1

Week 7


Project 1

Assignment: Project 1

Week 8


Project 1

Assignment: Project 1

Week 9


Project 1

Assignment: Project 1

Week 10


Animation

Lecture: Introduction to Animation

Beginner Assignment: Introduction to animation

Intermediate Assignment: Animating Evolved Virtual Creatures

Intermediate Assignment: Animating a Character with Mixamo

Intermediate Assignment: Animating Tetris

Advanced Assignment: Animating Evolved Virtual Creatures

Project 2

Assignment: Project 2

Week 11


Project 2

Assignment: Project 2

Rigging

Lecture: Introduction to Rigging

Beginner Assignment: Introduction to Rigging

Intermediate Assignment: Rigging a Quadruped

Advanced Assignment: Rigging for Machines

Week 12


Project 2

Assignment: Project 2

Week 13


Project 2

Assignment: Project 2

Week 14


Project 2

Assignment: Project 2

Week 15


Project 2

Assignment: Project 2