Here’s a really basic video on how to model a head. This just gives you an idea how it’s done.
If you liked that, here’s a more detailed video specific to Blender. It’s about 15 minutes long but would take longer if you were going to follow along because you’d need to pause it. It moves fast.
Interested? This guy from Blender Cookie is a master. Here’s a 10 part video tutorial. Enjoy!
Indie game developers Northway Games are a husband and wife team who travel and develop interactive virtual reality games on the Unity platform. If you like the video below then you can read more about them here.
I’m pleased to announce that Nayland College Digital Dojo has been granted educational licenses to use Unity 5 in 2016.
From their website:
Unity Technologies values the immense contributions made by educators and educational institutions. You help drive the future of the industry and expand the use of interactive application and game development technologies. You teach, support and mentor learners so they can realize their ambitions. We do all we can to support you through:
- Easy and open access for individual students and faculty with Unity 5 Personal Edition
- Special offers for institutions on licenses, content and services
- An enhanced program of video tutorials and sample projects to support learning
- An comprehensive, competency-based, hands-on curricular framework
- An industry-validated Professional Skills Standard with an academic cross-reference
- A vibrant online community of committed users keen to team up and offer advice
At TED in 1998, Brenda Laurel asks: Why are all the top-selling video games aimed at boys? She spent two years researching the world of girls (and shares amazing interviews and photos) to create a game that girls would love.
I learned 3D on Lightwave which, in 2002, was a contender with Maya and 3D Studio Max. Because it was free, I downloaded Blender back then, took it for a spin and was a bit disappointed. Because it was open source and community driven I filed it in my brain alongside Ubuntu Linux as “wait and see”. I had a look recently and have to say, I’m impressed. Check out this user contributed demo video: