Create Stunning Scenes in Blender: Techniques for Modeling and Rendering 3D Images

Take your 3D skills to the next level and explore what you can achieve with Blender.

Create Stunning Scenes in Blender: Techniques for Modeling and Rendering 3D Images

Course Description

Creating Stunning Scenes in Blender LiveLessons from Pearson teaches you the entire process needed to turn your ideas into impressive 3D scenes using Blender, the best open source and free 3D creation suite. After you know the basics, this course will take your skills to a whole new level. This video training takes you through the entire process of organizing, modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and compositing a scene in Blender, the popular open source and free 3D-creation suite. This course shows different techniques and explains not only how to use them, but why they can be useful in different situations. Step-by-step screencast videos guide the viewer through the entire process. After watching this course, artists will know how to take a scene from a concept or idea to its finished result and use different model... Read More »

Creating Stunning Scenes in Blender LiveLessons from Pearson teaches you the entire process needed to turn your ideas into impressive 3D scenes using Blender, the best open source and free 3D creation suite. After you know the basics, this course will take your skills to a whole new level.

This video training takes you through the entire process of organizing, modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and compositing a scene in Blender, the popular open source and free 3D-creation suite.

This course shows different techniques and explains not only how to use them, but why they can be useful in different situations. Step-by-step screencast videos guide the viewer through the entire process.

After watching this course, artists will know how to take a scene from a concept or idea to its finished result and use different modeling and texturing methods, each of which can be useful for the creation of different types of objects. They’ll also know how to light and render a scene to achieve realistic looking images. On top of that, viewers will be able to use techniques to work in teams, like scene and objects linking, so various people can simultaneously work on the same scene.

What you will learn:

  • Create a complete 3D scene from start to finish
  • Successfully plan the creation process
  • Use linked libraries to have an efficient workflow
  • Use different techniques to model, unwrap, texture, and shade a set of objects
  • Light, render, and composite a scene to achieve a beautiful result
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Course Details:

Target Audience

  • People who are familiar with the basics of Blender, but want to learn the full 3D-creation process and improve their skills.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of the Blender interface, navigation, and operations.
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, Gimp, Krita, or any image editor’s basic features
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital and Print

Professional Association/Affiliation

This certificate is issued by Pearson LearnIT

Method of Obtaining Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Course Outline

  • Create Stunning Scenes in Blender: Introduction
  • Learning objects
  • 1.1 The importance of planning
  • 1.2 Plan the project
  • 1.3 Learn different working strategies
  • 1.4 Configure Blender
  • 1.5 Block the scene idea (Part 1)
  • 1.6 Block the scene idea (Part 2)
  • Learning objectives
  • 2.1 Understand the scene-creation process
  • 2.2 Set up the project folders
  • 2.3 Create the base file
  • 2.4 Create the project file
  • 2.5 Link objects in the project file
  • Learning objectives
  • 3.1 Selection tools
  • 3.2 Modeling tools
  • 3.3 Modeling basics
  • 3.4 Modeling with subdivisions
  • 3.5 Modeling the jar
  • 3.6 Modeling the cup
  • 3.7 Modeling the bottle
  • 3.8 Modeling the box (Part 1)
  • 3.9 Modeling the box (Part 2)
  • 3.10 Modeling the candle
  • Learning objectives
  • 4.1 Introduction to library linking and appending
  • 4.2 Overview of the Blender Outliner
  • 4.3 Linking inside a file
  • 4.4 Linking from other files
  • 4.5 Linking objects and groups
  • 4.6 Create levels of detail with linked groups
  • 4.7 Use the Simplify option to improve performance
  • 4.8 Add details to the full scene
  • Learning objects
  • 5.1 Introduction to unwrapping (Part 1)
  • 5.2 Introduction to unwrapping (Part 2)
  • 5.3 Unwrapping the jar
  • 5.4 Unwrapping the cup
  • 5.5 Unwrapping the box
  • 5.6 Unwrapping the candle
  • 5.7 Unwrapping the bottle
  • Learning objectives
  • 6.1 Introduction to lights
  • 6.2 Study lighting
  • 6.3 Add the basic lights to the scene
  • Learning objectives
  • 7.1 Understand PBR shading
  • 7.2 Introduction to shading
  • 7.3 Shading with nodes
  • 7.4 Shading the jar (Part 1)
  • 7.5 Shading the jar (Part 2)
  • 7.6 Shading the cup
  • 7.7 Shading the box
  • 7.8 Shading the candle
  • 7.9 Shading the bottle
  • 7.10 Shading the liquid
  • Learning objectives
  • 8.1 Introduction to texturing
  • 8.2 Create tileable textures with Photoshop
  • 8.3 Create tileable textures with GIMP
  • 8.4 Create tileable textures with Krita
  • 8.5 Use different UVs to mix textures
  • 8.6 Texturing the jar (Part 1)
  • 8.7 Texturing the jar (Part 2)
  • 8.8 Texturing the cup
  • 8.9 Texturing the box
  • 8.10 Texturing the candle
  • 8.11 Texturing the bottle
  • 8.12 Shading and texturing the cloth
  • Learning objectives
  • 9.1 Final lighting (Part 1)
  • 9.2 Final lighting (Part 2)
  • 9.3 Add final retouches
  • Learning objectives
  • 10.1 Understand the render process
  • 10.2 Optimize the scene
  • 10.3 Add depth of field
  • 10.4 Render general settings
  • 10.5 Set up render layers and passes
  • 10.6 Use the Mist pass
  • 10.7 Launch the render and final thoughts
  • Learning objectives
  • 11.1 Introduction to compositing
  • 11.2 Composite the render layers and passes
  • 11.3 Add effects
  • 11.4 Render and save the final scene
  • Creating Stunning Scenes in Blender: Summary

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