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111 reviews on Udemy

Blender Animation for Kids

Creating your own Minecraft animations
Instructor:
F Dixon
529 students enrolled
English [Auto-generated]
Navigate Blender easily
Work with rigs
Create fantastic Minecraft animations
Create simple characters

A fun course geared towards kids, ages 8 to 99. Material is introduced in small segments, and reviewed frequently throughout the course.

You will learn:

  • Blender shortcuts
  • Using a rig of Minecraft characters and objects
  • Animation basics
  • Camera control
  • Importing a Minecraft world from a save game
  • Adding sound
  • Basic physics
  • Particles
  • Creating your own character

Prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of the file system (opening, saving, and locating files)
  • Enough coordination to use multiple key commands (CTRL + ALT + 0)
  • Read¬†well enough to understand lecture notes following each lesson.
  • Have a mouse with a scroll wheel

Introduction and Setup

1
Introduction
2
Setup
3
Copyrights and Attributions

Basic Controls, Rigs, and Animation

1
Basic Controls

Learn to select, rotate, move, and scale objects.

2
The Minecraft Rig

Pose the minecraft rig.

3
Animation

Insert keyframes and work with cameras

4
Rendering

Produce a video with the animation.

5
Basic Blender Layout

The default layout and windows management

Setting the Scene

1
Background and Lighting

Create background scenery and light the scene

2
Import a Minecraft Save Game

Use JMC2obj to import a minecraft world directly from your game.

3
Import a Minecraft Save Game Part 2

Edit the settings to get the minecraft import to display correctly.

4
Insert sound and physics

Insert sound clips, and animate an object using the physics simulation.

Intermediate Animation

1
Copying and Pasting Poses

Copy and paste poses from one time frame to another.

2
Animation cycles

Create a more realistic walk cycle (for minecraft) and use the dope sheet editor.

3
The Action Library

Use the action editor and the NLA editor to combine and repeat actions

4
Paths

Make a character or object follow a path.

5
Object tracking

Make a camera follow an object

6
Adding objects to the armature

Add items to the armature.

7
Wearing Armor

Put armor on the rig

8
Changing skins

Change the rigs skin to any available minecraft skin.

9
The Particle System

Learn the particle system, useful for storms, sparks, enchantment particles, etc.

Creating your Own Character

1
Character Modelling

Create a simple minecraft shark shape.

2
Adding a UV map

Add texture to characters

3
Adding an Armature

Add an armature to your character.

4
More character modelling resources

More resources to continue learning character modelling.

You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
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Includes

2 hours on-demand video
2 articles
Certificate of Completion

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