[Bf-education] college level curriculum

Martin Tintel mtintel at gmx.at
Sat Sep 19 10:21:45 CEST 2009

I think plaintext and PDF would be nice! But I don¹t know, if sending
plaintext/ PDF via attachment in the mailing list works!

Martin Tintel 

Am 19.09.09 07:06 schrieb "Nicholas Jainschigg" unter <njainsch at risd.edu>:

> Hi--
> I'm teaching a class called 3D for Illustration at The Rhode Island School of
> Design. I've been teaching the class for about eight years. I started with
> Cinema 4D, but for the last three years, I've been using Blender and ZBrush. I
> got tired of students asking me about cracked software, and I was finding that
> I was using Blender more and more in my personal artistic exploration and in
> some professional jobs. As far as I know, it was the first class revolving
> around FOSS at RISD, although there are now classes involving Processing, as
> well.
> The class doesn't explicitly go into animation, though, just modeling,
> texturing, and rendering. Special emphasis is placed on Blender as a creative
> tool, rather than as a means to reproduce stuff that's already out there,
> whether the real world or the latest high-rez game.
> I'm happy to post the relatively rough course description I've written up for
> my students--it's week-by-week for a twelve week semester, but it's fairly
> bare-bones, and I constantly tweak stuff based on whether the students are
> "getting it" or not, so it's really more of a road map than a detailed
> travelogue.
> If there's interest, should I just send it out as plaintext or post it as a
> PDF?
> Best,
> Nick J.
> On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 2:52 PM, John R. Nyquist <john at nyquist.net> wrote:
>> I've been toying with the idea of proposing a Blender class for one of
>> the local colleges. Do any of you have curriculum for college that
>> you'd share (or know of them). I've never taught a college class, I've
>> always done instructor-led or video training (which I think has
>> different needs than college courses). It'd be nice If I could do it
>> in the Spring.
>> Regards,
>> John
>> --
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