Monday, 01. April 2019, dadageek HQ, 3D Modeling for Art Proposals

3D Modeling for Art Proposals
April 1 - May 13, 2019Mondays, 6 pm - 9 pm7 class sessions + student showcase June 1, 2019
$300 class fee
SketchUp is a powerful 3D modeling software that is perfect for developing proposals for interactive sculptures, installations, and public art. This course is designed for artists and anyone else who would like to learn SketchUp to help create project proposals. 3D modeled visualizations have become the norm in recent years for all kinds of large scale art installation proposals.
In this intensive seven week course, you will learn the basics of creating 3D visualizations of art projects in their environment.
Since this is a beginner course, you will need only basic computer skills and no previous 3D modeling experience. If you have some 3D modeling experience (in SketchUp or other programs) you will be able to leverage that knowledge to make your visualizations more complex.
During the first half of the course, you will learn the fundamentals of how to think in SketchUp through guided, step-by-step exercises. During the second half of the course, you will receive one-on-one assistance to complete your proposals.
By the end of the class, you will have created a 3D model of an artwork in an installation environment and a simple walk through video. You will also receive resources to continue improving your 3D modeling skills.

Learn to 3D model objects and environments
Create background environments
Capture 2D stills from various 3D camera angles
Create a simple walkthrough animation of your project

This course is for producers who are already familiar with the basics of Ableton Live and are eager to expand their skillsets.

No 3D modeling experience required

You will need to bring your own laptop (Mac or PC) with a free 30-day trial or fully licensed version of Sketchup installed from .

Native Austinite Riley Triggs is an architect and former lecturer in Design and Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his professional degree in architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and a master's degree in architecture from Rice University where he explored the shared emotional space between people and place. His research addresses our disjunctive inhabitation of virtual and physical spaces through ambient, ubiquitous, and responsive information environments.
Riley is currently an urbanist with the Town Square Initiative at the Texas Historical Commission and professor of architectural history and computer modeling at Austin Community College. He is also on the SXSW Interactive and Gaming Festival advisory board.

Refund PolicyStudents can receive refunds up to 7 days before the class start date.

Class MinimumsIf the class minimum has not been met, the class will be canceled or rescheduled. Those who have pre-paid will be notified in advance and will have an option to receive a class credit or a full refund.

Media ReleasePlease note that some events may be photographed or video recorded. If you do not want your picture or video published, you must send your request in writing to immediately after registering. Otherwise, registering for this event, hereby authorizes dadageek to use said photos or videos on social media or in future promotional materials.

3D Modeling for Art Proposals

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