Our 2023/24 Intermediate Animators Residency Call is OPEN! Click HERE for details! Deadline is April 14, 2023!

Intro to 3D Animation: Blender (online)

Taught by

William Dyer

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Registration is now closed.


Stay tuned for our next run of Intro to Blender


Come learn Blender! It’s a free and open-source 3D computer graphics software that artists are using to create incredible films and media art! In this course, participants will learn the basics of Blender while learning how to rig and animate. This is a great introductory course to 3D animation!

*Note: this is an online course. A webcam is required as well as a computer that will support Zoom. We will provide the Blender installation instructions ahead of the course as well as the required Zoom links*

This is a pre-requisite for our Advanced 3D Modelling class in Winter 2023, so make sure to sign up if you want to learn more magic with 3D software!

Optional tablet rentals are available through Quickdraw - email production@quickdrawanimation.ca

For further information feel free to contact education@quickdrawanimation.ca, call 403-261-5767, or visit our offices. There are payment plans available if the course's price is at all a barrier to you.

  • A computer that can run Zoom with a webcam
  • Blender install (v. 3.2.1) - www.blender.org
  • several 3D animation exercises to make you more familiar with the software Blender
  • learn texturing, animation, modelling and basic rigging