Saint Petersburg, Russia

Game Design: 3D Character Animation

online course
when 16 August 2021 - 27 August 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 270

Summer course “3D character animation” gives students ability creating interesting character in 3D! It may be a man, a robot, a monster or a dog, whatever you want. This course aims at bridging the gap between ideas and their digital representation by introducing students to the basics of three-dimensional modeling, rigging, skinning and making animation. It gives a unique opportunity to learn about character animation process and practice different approaches to develop an idea into a 3D character. Besides in the end you will see, how your character walks, runs and make some moving in game location.


Socio-cultural program of extracurricular activities and networking events are included*:

Online format:

- Online Interactive Campus Tour;
- Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;
- Online Pub Quiz;

On-site format:

- Boat city tour for students to get acquainted with the beauty of the city;
- Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art;
- Pub Quiz in the city center of St. Petersburg;
- Excursion to Pushkin, former tzar summer residence famous for its palace and park ensemble. Students will visit the outstanding Catherine Palace with glorious Amber room (optional, for extra price);
- Excursion to Peterhof palace-ensemble with picturesque gardens, a countless number of fountains and giant golden statues (optional, for extra price)
*All of the listed above activities will to take place but in case any of those will have to be cancelled, an alternative event will be offered to participants.

Course leader

Department of International Educational Programs
E-mail: summerschool@spbstu.ru

Target group

Professors and lecturers:

Simon Schur, associate professor of the Higher school of Design and Architecture

Fee info

EUR 270: Online format

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Summer School).
EUR 510: On-site format

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Summer School).

Scholarships

No