Beginner

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In this next course you will learn about smooth and flat shading and how to give your models more realisim. You'll also learn about modifiers. and realistic reflections.

 

there are 4 videos in this one and you'll make a realistic chess piece by the end of it.

Make a chess piece

subdivision surface modifier 

Realistic reflections

This is the next course which will hopefully take you a bit further along in your journey. The first video looks at how to work from background images.


There are 4 videos in total and you finish by making this tank and making it ready for exporting to other game engines.

This is a course for complete beginners.

There are 6 videos in total and you finish by making the low poly car as seen in the picture and creating a simple animation.

Adding and Editing Shapes

Adding Colour

Rendering - (Exporting as an image)

Lighting

Animation

So you have got this far time for a bit of a challenge. Try and make a low poly animal to go into your low poly scenes. It's a tough one and will push your skills.


Dont panic if it doesn't work try the next tutorial which is on a similar level.

Now for some Theory

Now you have the basics down it's a good idea to learn some theory about how to make 3d models. Here are a couple of videos that can help

The modelling process

All the different stages to modelling explained. sculpting, hard surface modelling, retopology, rigging...

How to get good

What you need to learn and where to learn it. with good websites and skills that are worth gaining and practicing.

Level 2

Level 1

Feeling confident?

Try these excercises to keep working on your skills and improving.

You'll have a go at modelling different shapes. Then I will go through how I made them so you can learn the different skills I use.

Modelling

Texturing

Exporting

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Test Your skills

Level 3

In this course you'll practice and develop your skills and learn some new tools like solidify, bevel, colouring and texturing and loads more.


The main thing is to practice.

Level 4

Level 5

Making the water, the water tower and colouring using new tools and developing our skills

Finish your island by learning boolean operations and lighting skills

When you have finished you might want to change the background in photoshop

Could be useful

Could be useful

The mirror tool is vital but so is using it properly:)

This could be very helpful and might be worth a watch if you get stuck on the next section

The Veikk A15 

Pros

Price - probably the best in terms of quality and price.

Great response rate

Good size drawing area

Easy to install

Battery free pen


Cons

windows and Mac only I beleieve

The Veikk A15 

Pros

Price - probably the best in terms of quality and price.

Great response rate

Good size drawing area

Easy to install

Battery free pen


Cons

windows and Mac only I beleieve

Beginners Starting point

Now it's time for texturing try out these tutorials to learn how to place 2d images onto 3d objects

Basics of un-wraping

Advance your skills by texturing a realistic table.

Still on the same level but good to practice. Try out this low poly person.

Level 6

More Theory time

Now it's time to understand more about texturing.

Lets learn about the different types of texturing within blender

 

Hand painted

PBR

Procedural

PBR Physically Based Rendering texturing is a must so learn how to set it up here

Could be useful

6 excellent sites for free PBR texture packs

unwrapping & texturing

Ok so you could probably do with some exercises again try this one:

Test Your skills

Make a low poly medieval house by using your new unwrapping skills!

Texturing and unwrapping starting point. Make these wonderfully toxic barrels.

Level 5 continued

a beginners guide to nodes

a beginners guide to nodes

Test Your skills

Here are some exercises to help you get to grips with nodes

a beginners guide to nodes

you need this addon!

Level 7 understanding nodes