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Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models

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Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models

Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models
Published 11/2023
MP4 | Video: h264, 1920x1080 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz
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Blender 4 Beginner to Pro Learn it all in a few hours

What you'll learn

• Kickstarting your 3D modelling journey in Blender whether you are a seasoned artist or a newcomer

• Using Blender 4 and understanding its new interface and shortcuts

• Acquiring the skills to create professional-grade AAA stylized models, focusing on the unique aspects of stylized art

• Mastering the art of Blender with our course on enhancing renders using the powerful compositor

• Finding out about the basics of Blender’s asset manager navigation to advanced asset management techniques

• Learning about and experiencing the differences between Cycles and Eevee rendering in Blender 4

• Staying ahead in the 3D realm by learning to harness the capabilities of Eevee Next, Blender 4's revolutionary real-time renderer

• Accelerating your design process with our custom Geometry node setups

• Understanding the application of Geometry Nodes within procedural modeling for creating customizable structures

• Bringing your scenes to life with our innovative ivy and foliage creator

• Diving into the world of professional 3D modeling with our course on creating a uniquely stylized 3D tavern, teaching you industry-standard practices

• Discovering the secret to creating immersive environments with our custom stylized textures, complete with a shader setup for ultimate control and enhancement

• Advancing your texturing skills with our vertex painting techniques, adding personalized details like dirt to improve your designs with intricate realism

• Learning how to use Blender 4 lighting and compositing features to create next-level stylized assets

Requirements

• To own a computer (Microsoft, Linux or Mac)

• To have downloaded Blender

• A thirst to learn and excitement about 3D modelling, game art, and lighting to take your portfolio to the next level

• To download all course resources including 15 x types of foliage (grass and weeds), 1 x human reference, 8 x types of flowers, 1 x flower bunch geometry node, 1 x chain geometry node, 1 x roof geometry node, 1 x planks geometry node, and 17 x unique shaders.

Description

Welcome to ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’, your gateway to unlocking the full potential of the Blender Asset Manager.Imagine what it’s like to work in one of the top gaming studios with this AAA quality 3D art course! This course is specifically designed to guide anyone, whether you're new to 3D modeling or just new to Blender, towards creating professional-grade AAA stylized models. In less than 20 hours, you'll gain the skills and confidence needed to transform your creative ideas into high-quality 3D art. Perfect for both novices and those looking to transition to Blender, ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ is your stepping stone to mastering stylized 3D modeling efficiently and effectively. I will take you on a journey from mastering basic navigation to harnessing advanced asset management techniques. If you are a beginner, ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ is designed to save you years of effort and frustration. By the end of this course, you'll not only master asset management but also acquire the skills needed to create a professional model entirely from scratch. Unlock your potential in 3D art with our Blender 4 Creator Course! Perfect for both beginners and seasoned artists, this comprehensive course guides you through creating AAA quality stylized 3D models. Master asset management, learn advanced techniques, and transform your ideas into stunning art. Join us at 3D Tudor and embark on a journey. Start shaping your future in the 3D modelling industry! At 3D Tudor, we don't just teach 3D art; we live it. Join us on this course, and gain not just knowledge, but insights from years of real-world experience and success.  Top 8 Points about ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’:1.  Master the art of Blender with our course on enhancing renders using the powerful compositor, transforming your projects with professional-grade AAA visual effects2.  Elevate your 3D environments with our extensive asset library, boasting an array of materials and tools designed to bring your creative visions to life3.  Stay ahead in the 3D realm by learning to harness the capabilities of Eevee Next, Blender 4's revolutionary real-time renderer4.  Accelerate your design process with our custom Geometry node setups, tailor-made for crafting stylized rooftops, wood boards, and more with efficiency and flair5.  Bring your scenes to life with our innovative ivy and foliage creator, utilising curvature drawing for unparalleled control over the shape and flow of your natural elements6.  Dive into the world of professional 3D modeling with our course on creating a uniquely stylized 3D tavern, teaching you industry-standard practices7.  Discover the secret to creating immersive environments with our custom stylized textures, complete with a shader setup for ultimate control and enhancement8.  Advance your texturing skills with our vertex painting techniques, adding personalized details like dirt to improve your designs with intricate, realistic touches Dive into our Download Pack ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ includes a free course download pack that includes everything you need to kickstart your asset management journey. ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ gives you the opportunity to upload a project as part of your learning process. Your project will be to create a stylized medieval town building with 3 floors, including charming details such as flower boxes, crates, wooden beams, and barrels with AAA game art quality lighting and textures. Using the files provided in the ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ download pack, you have the chance to create a building fit for a fantasy environment based on medieval architecture with some creative freedom applied (e.g., using roof tiles instead of hay roofs). So, let’s now dive into this brand-new Blender 4 course and find out everything you’re going to learn… Module 1: Generating Ideas & Greyboxing The Starting Point of Your Creative Process ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ begins with a crucial step in professional 3D modeling: generating ideas and greyboxing. This initial phase is all about conceptualizing and laying the groundwork for your projects. We start by using tools like Midjourney to spark creativity and gather inspiration. From a single image, we'll show you how to expand into a multitude of ideas, forming the basis of your unique designs. Next, we dive into the process of gathering references, utilising resources like Google and Pinterest. This step is key to collecting a diverse range of visual materials that will inform and enrich your project. Once the conceptual groundwork is laid, we move into the practical application within Blender 4. Here, you'll learn the art of greyboxing - creating a basic, preliminary 3D model of your environment. This step includes setting up a rudimentary scene and incorporating basic lighting. Greyboxing is a professional approach used widely in top studios, allowing artists to establish the fundamental structure and composition of their scenes before delving into detailed design. This initial stage of ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ is designed to mirror the workflows of big companies, providing you with industry-standard techniques right from the start. By mastering this process, you'll be equipped to approach your 3D modeling projects with a clear vision and a structured plan, setting the stage for successful, detailed, and engaging environments. Module 2: Asset Manager ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ will guide you through everything from the basics of navigation to advanced asset management techniques. Along the way, we're thrilled to offer you a free course download pack that includes essential resources to kickstart your journey. This pack contains over 20 stylized shaders, valuable references, and a complete collection of foliage and flowers. These resources will make it easy for you to populate your asset manager. We will also explore strategies to enhance your workflow, teaching you how to create assets tailored for the asset manager. This will enable you to efficiently design impressive buildings and scenes. Module 3: Modelling Embark on an immersive 3D modeling adventure with our comprehensive course, tailored to cater to both beginners and experienced learners. We begin with the fundamental principles in Blender 4, establishing a solid foundation. As ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ progresses, we delve into more complex topics, including the modifiers and lesser known but incredibly potent tools. ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ is not just about learning to model: it's a deep dive into optimizing and accelerating your workflow. You'll discover methods to speed up your design process without compromising on detail or creativity. We place a special emphasis on the use of curves, teaching you how to leverage their flexibility for more dynamic and organic modeling. By combining these advanced techniques with time-saving strategies, you'll gain the ability to create intricate, sophisticated designs more efficiently. Whether you're sculpting complex structures or fine-tuning subtle details, our course equips you with the knowledge to navigate the full spectrum of 3D modeling with ease and confidence. Prepare to transform your creative ideas into stunning 3D realities, all while mastering the art of a streamlined and effective modeling workflow. Module 4: Texture and Shaders Our texturing journey commences with an in-depth look at the shaders included in the download pack, providing a solid foundation for you to create custom shaders in the future. ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ is designed to develop your expertise in texturing and shader creation, incorporating comprehensive lessons on PBR shaders as well as those crafted entirely within Blender. We place a strong emphasis on practical application, ensuring that you become proficient in both techniques. As you progress, you'll learn the intricacies of giving surfaces a lifelike appearance, mastering how to manipulate textures and shades to add depth, realism, and personality to your models, particularly focusing on medieval architecture styles. But this module is more than just learning; it's about applying these skills to transform your 3D models from mere structures to vibrant, realistic creations. By the end of this section, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to elevate your designs, making them stand out with their unique textures and shades. Module 5: Geometry Nodes for Dynamic Modeling ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ also includes a detailed exploration of Geometry Nodes, an integral part of the download pack you'll keep for future projects. These nodes, with elements like roofs, planks, chains, and flowers, are versatile and essential for your 3D modeling arsenal. In this section, you'll gain a thorough understanding of how Geometry Nodes function within procedural modeling. ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ will guide you through the process of creating complex, customisable structures, demonstrating how these nodes can be used for both dynamic and efficient modeling. Our focus is on practical, real-world applications, ensuring that you can seamlessly integrate these tools into your projects, both current and future. Module 6: Environment & Compositing Crafting Environments with Sky Textures and Mastering Lighting & Compositing In this part of ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’, we explore the creation of engaging environments, starting with the art of using sky textures. You'll learn techniques to set the mood and atmosphere, adding depth and realism to your 3D model backgrounds. This process of integrating medieval buildings into a larger, believable world is not just technical, but an artistic endeavour, taking the ordinary to the extraordinary. Moving forward, we will put the critical aspects of lighting and compositing to the forefront of our minds. These elements are fundamental in transforming dull, lifeless images into vibrant, engaging scenes. We teach you strategic use of lighting to convey mood, highlight details, and add depth, which breathes life into your medieval worlds. ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ then takes a deeper look at the art of compositing in Blender. You'll discover how to effectively use layers and passes to achieve a professional, polished look. Mastering techniques like ambient occlusion and emission is key to elevating your work. As you master the skills you learned in this module, you will develop the ability to transform your 3D models from basic structures into immersive, lifelike creations, rich in detail and texture, and filled with a sense of place and story. Module 7: Cycles and the new Eevee Rendering Here, we will explore the capabilities of Blender’s advanced rendering engines, Cycles and the new Eevee in Blender 4. The emphasis here is on using these tools to create professional, yet stylized medieval scenes. You'll understand the unique strengths of each renderer and learn how to effectively apply them to achieve a distinct, stylized aesthetic. With Cycles, you'll discover how to craft rich, detailed textures and lighting that enhance the stylized look of your creations. The new Eevee in Blender 4 offers you the advantage of speed and efficiency, perfect for achieving impressive stylized real-time rendering. This section is designed to help you strike the perfect balance between professional quality and artistic stylization. By the end of this module, you will have mastered the techniques necessary to use both Cycles and Eevee effectively, ensuring your medieval architecture and scenes are not just well-rendered but also carry a unique, stylized charm. This knowledge is key to creating 3D models that are visually striking and resonate with a stylized aesthetic. Module 8: Vertex Painting & Sculpting In this section, we delve into the nuanced world of vertex painting, focusing on the use of different texture maps and their blending to create more realistic and dynamic textures. You'll learn how to skillfully overlay textures, enhancing the realism of your medieval buildings. This technique is particularly effective in improving the appearance of shadows, especially at contact points, adding depth and dimension to your designs. Following the detailed exploration of vertex painting, ‘Blender 4 Creator Course Stylized 3D Models’ transitions into an introductory guide to sculpting. This module is designed for those new to sculpting, providing the essential fundamentals needed to start adding detailed sculpted elements to your models. Sculpting brings an extra layer of intricacy to your creations, complementing the textured realism achieved through vertex painting. Combining vertex painting with sculpting, you'll be able to create models that are not only visually rich but also texturally dynamic. Summing it all up As we wrap up this overview of our Blender 4 course, remember that what you've heard is just the beginning. With 3D Tudor, you're not only learning techniques; you're embarking on a journey to master the art of 3D modeling. From the fundamentals of asset management to the intricate details of sculpting and texturing, each step in this course is designed to build your skills and confidence. We're excited to see the incredible worlds you'll create and the unique stories you'll tell through your models.Remember, with each module, you're not just crafting 3D art; you're shaping your future in the industry. So, take this step, join our community of passionate artists, and start turning your 3D art dreams into reality. Until next time, happy modelling everyone! Neil - 3D Tudor

Overview

Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction

Section 2: Blender Basics for Tavern Modeling + [Resource Pack]

Lecture 2 Lesson 1 - [Resource Pack] and Blender Fundamentals for Tavern Modeling

Lecture 3 Lesson 2 - 3D Modeling Strategy and Preparation for Stylized Taverns

Lecture 4 Lesson 3 - Exploring Resource Packs for Blender Tavern Design

Lecture 5 Lesson 4 - Geometry Node Setup with Resource Packs in Blender

Lecture 6 Lesson 5 - Greyboxing Techniques for Effective Groundwork Planning

Section 3: Advanced Modeling Techniques in Blender

Lecture 7 Lesson 6 - Building the Second Floor with Greyboxing in Blender

Lecture 8 Lesson 7 - Strategic Roof Positioning and Angle Design in Blender

Lecture 9 Lesson 8 - Essential Lighting Setup Techniques for Stylized Taverns

Lecture 10 Lesson 9 - Crafting a Stylized Timber Base in Blender

Lecture 11 Lesson 10 - Understanding Seams and Sharps in Blender Modeling

Section 4: Texturing and Detailing in Blender

Lecture 12 Lesson 11 - Creating Wood Texture Shaders in Blender

Lecture 13 Lesson 12 - Basics of Texture Import and Setup in Blender

Lecture 14 Lesson 13 - Techniques for Texturing Wood Beams in Blender

Lecture 15 Lesson 14 - Reinforcing Wood with Stone Supports in Blender Modeling

Lecture 16 Lesson 15 - Adding 3D Support Variations in Blender Tavern Design

Section 5: Structural Elements and Framework

Lecture 17 Lesson 16 - Constructing Your First Wooden Framework in Blender

Lecture 18 Lesson 17 - Creating Walls and Cracks for Realistic Tavern Textures

Lecture 19 Lesson 18 - Incorporating Brick Variations in Blender Tavern Models

Lecture 20 Lesson 19 - 3D Modeling Windows for Stylized Taverns

Lecture 21 Lesson 20 - Designing Window Frame Decorations in Blender

Section 6: Windows and Lighting in Blender

Lecture 22 Lesson 21 - Advanced Detailing of Stylized Windows in Blender

Lecture 23 Lesson 22 - Texturing Techniques for Window Frames in Blender

Lecture 24 Lesson 23 - Setting Up Window Emission in Blender Models

Lecture 25 Lesson 24 - Framing a Stylized Mansion in Blender

Lecture 26 Lesson 25 - 3D Wall Building Techniques for Taverns in Blender

Section 7: Complex Architectural Modeling

Lecture 27 Lesson 26 - Angling Framework for Stylized Tavern Structures

Lecture 28 Lesson 27 - Using Geometry Node Wood Plank Generators in Blender

Lecture 29 Lesson 28 - Stylizing Roofs with Geometry Bend Nodes in Blender

Lecture 30 Lesson 29 - Texturing Techniques for Tavern Tiles in Blender

Lecture 31 Lesson 30 - Integrating Stylized Roofing into Tavern Designs

Section 8: Detailing and Extensions

Lecture 32 Lesson 31 - Creating Stylized Brick Protrusions in Blender Models

Lecture 33 Lesson 32 - 3D Pillar Creation with Asset Manager in Blender

Lecture 34 Lesson 33 - Building a Tavern Extension in Blender

Lecture 35 Lesson 34 - Resolving Mesh Problems with Geometry Nodes in Blender

Lecture 36 Lesson 35 - Developing Smaller Extensions for Taverns in Blender

Section 9: Enhancing Details and Realism

Lecture 37 Lesson 36 - Manually Bending Wood Textures in Blender

Lecture 38 Lesson 37 - Crafting Windows with Shutters in Blender

Lecture 39 Lesson 38 - Detailing Window Shutters for Stylized Taverns

Lecture 40 Lesson 39 - Attaching Windows to a Stylized Blender House

Lecture 41 Lesson 40 - Modeling 3D Lanterns for Taverns in Blender

Section 10: Roof and Upper Structure Techniques

Lecture 42 Lesson 41 - Attaching Lanterns Using Geometry Chain Nodes in Blender

Lecture 43 Lesson 42 - Creating Variations of Stylized Windows in Blender

Lecture 44 Lesson 43 - Window Frame Construction Techniques in Blender

Lecture 45 Lesson 44 - Texturing Stylized Windows for Enhanced Realism

Lecture 46 Lesson 45 - Constructing Wood Structural Supports in Blender

Section 11: Advanced Modeling and Texturing

Lecture 47 Lesson 46 - Upper Roof Creation for Stylized Blender Taverns

Lecture 48 Lesson 47 - Adjusting and Texturing Tiles in Blender Models

Lecture 49 Lesson 48 - Chimney Modeling for Stylized Taverns in Blender

Lecture 50 Lesson 49 - Creating Curved Symmetry Wood Frameworks in Blender

Lecture 51 Lesson 50 - Detailing Roof Sides with Lattice Deform in Blender

Section 12: Exterior Details and Final Touches

Lecture 52 Lesson 51 - Starting Staircase Modeling in Blender for Taverns

Lecture 53 Lesson 52 - Setting Up Back Staircase Entrances in Blender

Lecture 54 Lesson 53 - Door Framework Modeling Techniques in Blender

Lecture 55 Lesson 54 - Crafting Metal Door Handles in Blender

Lecture 56 Lesson 55 - Final Touches to Wooden Doors in Blender Taverns

Section 13: Advanced Structural and Roof Modeling

Lecture 57 Lesson 56 - Adding Detailed Orientations to Staircases in Blender

Lecture 58 Lesson 57 - Wall Building Strategies for Blender Taverns

Lecture 59 Lesson 58 - Modeling Balconies for Stylized Taverns in Blender

Lecture 60 Lesson 59 - Small Wall Attachments in Blender Tavern Design

Section 14: Detailed Texturing and Asset Creation

Lecture 61 Lesson 60 - Modeling Small Roof Attachments in Blender

Lecture 62 Lesson 61 - Setting Up Wood Framework for Roof Attachments

Lecture 63 Lesson 62 - Creating Wood Textures Using Curves in Blender

Lecture 64 Lesson 63 - Texturing Wood Frames for Roofs in Blender

Lecture 65 Lesson 64 - Barrel Attachment Modeling for Blender Taverns

Lecture 66 Lesson 65 - Attaching Barrels to Tavern Entrances in Blender

Section 15: Enhancing Roof and External Structures

Lecture 67 Lesson 66 - Crafting Curved Stylized Roofs in Blender

Lecture 68 Lesson 67 - Detailing Curved Roof Tiles and Wood Frames in Blender

Lecture 69 Lesson 68 - Modeling Stylized Wood Supports for Roofs

Lecture 70 Lesson 69 - Fixing UV Issues for Wood Frames in Blender

Lecture 71 Lesson 70 - Utilizing Array Modifiers for Upper Tile Patterns

Section 16: Additional Structural Supports and Details

Lecture 72 Lesson 71 - Conceptualizing Structural Supports in Blender

Lecture 73 Lesson 72 - Modeling Smaller Roofs for Stylized Taverns

Lecture 74 Lesson 73 - Creating Wooden Beams for Smaller Roofs in Blender Tavern Design

Lecture 75 Lesson 74 - Crafting Flower Pot Meshes in Blender for Taverns

Lecture 76 Lesson 75 - 3D Asset Creation Techniques in Blender

Section 17: Advanced Modeling for Tavern Exteriors

Lecture 77 Lesson 76 - Adding 3D Attachments to Blender Tavern Models

Lecture 78 Lesson 77 - Advanced Wall and Attachment Work in Blender

Lecture 79 Lesson 78 - Modeling Frameworks for Stylized Taverns in Blender

Lecture 80 Lesson 79 - Creating Additional Beam Details in Blender Taverns

Lecture 81 Lesson 80 - Attaching Flower Pots to Tavern Models in Blender

Section 18: Entrance Modeling and Texturing

Lecture 82 Lesson 81 - Modeling Basement Entrances for Blender Taverns

Lecture 83 Lesson 82 - Stylizing and Texturing Basement Entrances in Blender

Lecture 84 Lesson 83 - Modeling the Front Entrance of a Tavern in Blender

Lecture 85 Lesson 84 - Adding Details and UV Unwrapping Front Entrances in Blender

Lecture 86 Lesson 85 - Creating Stone Tiles for Tavern Entrances in Blender

Section 19: Windows and Decorative Elements

Lecture 87 Lesson 86 - Incorporating Lit and Unlit Window Variants in Blender Models

Lecture 88 Lesson 87 - Adding Floral Details to Stylized Tavern Scenes in Blender

Lecture 89 Lesson 88 - 3D Modeling Lamp Posts for Blender Taverns

Lecture 90 Lesson 89 - Applying Stylized Textures to Lamp Posts in Blender

Lecture 91 Lesson 90 - Modeling Stylized Platforms for Blender Taverns

Section 20: Finalizing the Tavern Scene

Lecture 92 Lesson 91 - Vertex Painting Dirt Details for Stone Pavements in Blender

Lecture 93 Lesson 92 - Fixing Mesh Geometry and Face Orientations in Blender

Lecture 94 Lesson 93 - Adding Smaller Foliage Details in Blender Tavern Scenes

Lecture 95 Lesson 94 - Animating Turntable Cameras in Blender for Dynamic Views

Lecture 96 Lesson 95 - Integrating Light Sources into Blender Tavern Scenes

Section 21: Mastering Rendering and Lighting in Blender

Lecture 97 Lesson 96 - Mastering Render and Lighting Techniques in Blender

Lecture 98 Lesson 97 - Comparing Rendering Techniques: Eevee Next vs Cycles in Blender

Lecture 99 Lesson 98 - Enhancing Renders with Blender's Compositor

Lecture 100 Lesson 99 - Tweak Color Tones for Enhanced Realism in Blender Renders

Lecture 101 Lesson 100 - Techniques for Sharpening Image Renders in Blender

Section 22: Advanced Lighting and Final Overview

Lecture 102 Lesson 101 - Enhancing Lighting Sources for Lanterns in Blender Scenes

Lecture 103 Lesson 102 - Professional Lighting in Cycles Render for Blender Projects

Lecture 104 Lesson 103 - Final Thoughts and Overview of Blender Tavern Project

• Blender enthusiasts interested in learning about the AAA game art workflow in Blender 4,• Beginners in 3D art and modeling who wish to learn the fundamentals of Blender and the process of creating stylized 3D models, from the ground up,• Digital artists and hobbyists looking to transition into 3D modeling, particularly in creating stylized art for gaming and animation industries,• Intermediate 3D modelers seeking to refine their skills in Blender and expand their expertise in creating AAA quality stylized art,• Professionals in the gaming and animation sectors who aim to master advanced techniques in asset management and workflow optimization within Blender,• Creative 3D artists with a passion for gaming and fantasy art, aspiring to translate their ideas into high-quality 3D models and environments,• Educators and trainers in digital art and 3D modeling looking for comprehensive resources to enhance their curriculum or self-learning journey,• Anyone interested in the art of stylized 3D modeling and looking for a thorough, step-by-step approach to master Blender and its tools for creating captivating digital art