FOUND – A Blender Short Film Animatic

Frame 19 of Found. I have been skeptical of the saying "you can do anything you set your mind to," but seven weeks later, I have proven myself wrong. Seven weeks ago, I knew nothing about animation, 3D modelling, character design, rigging, or operating Blender. Throughout this content creation journey, I wanted to teach myself…

Reflecting on my Blender Experience – What Went Right and What I Would Redo

This is the final blog post of the semester, and because of that, I wanted to use this entry to discuss my journey with Blender and learning 3D modelling. What did I learn? Was it worth it? What would I do differently if I did this again? Below are my thoughts and impressions throughout my…

I’ve Started Building My Character, but Time is Running Out…Why?

When you work on a project, there is always a deadline for you to meet. This deadline is to ensure that the project is completed by this date and can therefore be distributed. There are certain times, however, where you feel as though there is not enough time to complete your project. Whether it's because…

Using Tutorials to learn new things

Throughout the decades before digital media and the existence of the internet, the only things that taught you about an individual computer application were the manuals that came along with the purchase of the application. Manuals are good for understanding where everything is and what everything does, but when it comes to specific tasks, you…

How to manage your time while working on a project you’ve never worked on before

Is anyone in the same boat as I am? Have you decided to undergo a major project and the major obstacle stopping you from going further is the fact that you've never worked with this tool or this software before? Well that is exactly the boat that I am in. If you read last week's…

3D Animation – The Beginning of a Brand New Journey

Venturing into a medium you know nothing about can be very overwhelming and somewhat frightening, especially when you are giving yourself a tight deadline to not only learn the software and the basics, but to also use what you've learned to create an acceptable demonstration of the software's capabilities. Well, that is exactly what I…