[Bf-education] SIGGRAPH 2013 BOF

arno.kroner arno at arnokroner.com
Sat Jan 26 18:09:28 CET 2013

At the last blender conference there was an interesting presentation outlining the challenges of using open source software to teach animation. I can find the slides if you like. In the US education is very "industry-oriented" so any tool that isn't perceived as giving employment to students is disregarded...

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On Jan 26, 2013, at 8:41, "Wobbe F. Koning" <wobbe at siggraph.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just subscribed to this list with a very specific goal: I am looking 
> for educators who use Free and Open Source Software in the visual arts.
> I am organizing a education Birds of a Feather session for SIGGRAPH 2013 
> and have found a software expert and a professor in Computer Sience 
> willing to participate. I would also like to have an educator from the 
> visual arts to join us, beside myself. We are using Maya.
> Are there (higher ed) schools out there using Blender (and/or other 
> FOSS), especially within the arts?
> Cheers,
> Wobbe.
> _______________________
> Wobbe F. Koning
> websysadmin, ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee
> wobbe at siggraph.org
> education.siggraph.org
> a.k.a.
> Wobbe F. Koning
> Assistant Professor of Animation
> Department of Art and Design
> Montclair State University
> wobbe.koning at montclair.edu
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