Course Description

Artwork by Marielle K.

3D animators masterfully capture life in motion by creating whimsical, unforgettable characters. Hone the basic principles of animation while working with pre-existing 3D character models. Using Blender, create balanced, believable character animations by observing real-world references. Choose a short scene from a film or television series that will inspire your final project.


Students must be 13-17 years of age.


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Online, Asynchronous
Jun 25, 2023 to Jul 15, 2023
Online, Live Sessions
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Jun 26, 2023 to Jul 10, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $355.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 09, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 25, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 25, 2023 to Jul 15, 2023
Necessary Supplies
Students are responsible for purchasing their own art supplies, equipment, software subscriptions, and/or books. For most classes, the cost is under $75 (estimate). A supply list will be available on the course site in Canvas at least 30 days prior to the first day of class.

Once you have received your enrollment confirmation and logged in to Canvas, navigate to Upcoming Courses on the left-hand side of your dashboard. Supplies will be listed on your course homepage under the supplies heading. Some or all of your course supplies are available at the RISD Store.

Section Notes

This course requires access to Blender. Please visit the Blender website to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before registering.


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