BVM CSI Student Chapter had organized the first session of Animation workshop on 25 th July, 2018 for introducing Blender, a 3D computer graphics software toolset for the students of 2 nd and 3 rd year Computer Branch. The session was conducted by Abhishek Shingadiya, Student Coordinator and was coordinated by Dr. N. M. Patel, CSI Student Branch Counselor. The session initiated with a small presentation on the various features of Blender and the type of work that can be achieved using the same, a short video clip created by the development committee at Blender. The actual interaction with the software started with some basic shortcuts for creating a new object, its scaling, rotation, translation.
A Water Tub was selected as the project to be developed during the session. Techniques for creating block structures, defining different projections, changing the dimensions and appearance of a surface, adding properties to elements, rendering etc was taught, along with a practical application of the same. Important information regarding the rendering and processing time according to different parameters was explained. The session ended with a video clip created by the Abhishek Shingadiya as a project showing the work that can be created using the software.
The attendants showed great enthusiasm towards understanding and applying the concepts and techniques taught during the session and showed a positive attitude towards the upcoming sessions and for similar workshops in the future.