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IITBombayX: Realistic Architectural 3D Modeling

Learn how to achieve realism in 3D models using the free and open source tool, Blender.

Realistic Architectural 3D Modeling
4 weeks
4–6 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
This course is archived
Future dates to be announced

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

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated skills:Architectural Visualization, 3D Modeling, Visualization, Blender (Device)

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

Learner testimonials

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“There is a wonderful and nice blending of concepts and applications.”

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