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Participants must have completed the course: “SKARC101Ax

About this course

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Architectural visualization helps architects and designers work collaboratively and communicate ideas more efficiently.

This course, regardless of your industry background, will share basic concepts of Architectural Visualization. The course will use Blender,a free and open source tool, to demonstrate the concepts in this course, including:

  • Rigid Modeling
  • Soft Modeling
  • Cycles Render Engine
  • Cycles Materials
  • Cycles Shaders
  • Texturing and Light settings

What you'll learn

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The course will help learners to:

  • Model objects with precision
  • Simulate the effects of light and sciography in internal and external environment
  • Add textures, finishes, and color schemes
  • Achieve a final output

Chapter 1: Rigid Modeling

  • Modeling rigid objects

Chapter 2: Soft Modeling and introduction to Cycles render engine

  • Modeling organic objects
  • Introduction to Cycles render engine
  • Applying Cycles Materials- Basic process

Chapter 3: Understanding Cycles Shaders

  • Types of Shaders
  • Creating Cycles materials

Chapter 4: Texturing and Light settings

  • Applying textures to right scale
  • Understanding ways to illuminate a scene
  • Rendering the final output

Chapter 5: Mini Project

Meet your instructors

Sameer Sahasrabudhe
Senior Research Scientist
IIT Bombay
Kaumudi Sahasrabudhe
Freelance Animator and Illustrator
Kavita Narvekar
Beehive 3D Works

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