Category: Video Game Design 2

This week we will continue looking at how to bring rigged and animated characters into Unity and control their animations and movements/actions.

Monday:  Animator Controllers – Moving Characters with Root Motion

Tuesday: Animator Controllers – Moving Characters with Character controllers

Wednesday: Moving Characters with Rigidbodies

Thursday: Adding More Actions/Animations

Friday: Adding More Actions/Animations

Tutoring this week:  Thursday 8:10 – 8:45, 12:45 – 1:15, and 4:00 – 4:45

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

Welcome back from Thanksgiving Break!  I hope your week was full of family, food, and fun!

This week we will be looking at how to bring rigged and animated characters into Unity and control their animations and movements/actions.

Monday: Getting Rigged and Animated Characters from Mixamo.com

Tuesday: Animator Controllers – Moving Characters with Root Motion

Wednesday: Moving Characters with Character Controllers

Thursday: Moving Characters with Rigidbodies

Friday: Adding More Actions/Animations

Tutoring this week: Thursday 8:10 – 8:45 and 12:45 – 1:15

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This week we will complete the modeling, rigging, and skinning  humanoids Minion project.

Monday: No School

Tuesday: Painting Skin Weights

Wednesday: Import into Unity and Animate

Thursday: Complete Minion / Minion Due

Friday: Guest Speaker

Tutoring this week: Thursday 8:10 – 8:45, 12:45 – 1:15, and 4:00 – 4:45

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This week we will continue to practice 3D modeling and explore modeling, rigging, and skinning  humanoids.

Monday: Modeling the Minion

Tuesday: Texturing the Minion

Wednesday: Rigging the Minion

Thursday: Skinning the Minion

Friday: Importing and Animating the Minion

Tutoring this week: Thursday 8:10 – 8:45 and 12:45 – 1:15

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This week we will continue to practice 3D modeling and explore modeling, rigging, and skinning  humanoids.

Monday: Work day – 3D Model Prop

Tuesday: Work day – 3D Model Prop

Wednesday: Work day – 3D Model Prop – Complete

Thursday: Modeling a Humanoid

Friday: Work day – Humanoid

Tutoring this week: Thursday 8:10 – 8:45, 12:45 – 1:15, and 4:00 – 4:45

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

Welcome back students to the second grading period.  During the next 8 weeks we will be continuing to practice 3D Modeling and working in Unity.

Monday: Bringing the sword into Unity / Modeling Practice

Tuesday: Modeling Practice

Wednesday: Modeling Practice

Thursday: Modeling Practice

Friday: Modeling Practice

Tutoring this week: Thursday 8:10 – 8:45, and 12:45 – 1:15

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This week we will complete our sword model project.

Monday: Work day sword texturing / coloring

Tuesday: Work day sword texturing / coloring

Wednesday: Work day sword texturing / coloring

Thursday: Work day sword texturing / coloring

Friday: Sword Model Due (Summative)

Tutoring this week: Thursday 8:10 – 8:45, 12:45 – 1:15, and 4:00 – 4:45

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This is the last week of our grading period – all work must be turned in by the end of your class period on Friday, October 19th.

This week we will continue to create our 3D model sword by adding color to the textures.  The final version of your sword will be due on Monday, Oct. 15 (summative)

Monday:  No School

Tuesday: Adding Color to our textures / Sword Work Day: Video 1

Wednesday: PSAT Testing – Sword Work Day

Thursday:  Sword Work Day: Video 2

Friday:  Sword Work Day: Video 3

Tutoring this week:  Thursday 8:10 – 8:45 and 12:45 – 1:15

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This week we will complete our sword model in Maya LT

Monday:  Sword Model – Low Poly

Tuesday: Sword Model – UV Unwrapping

Wednesday: Sword Model – Texturing & Baking

Thursday:  Sword Model – Texturing & Baking

Friday:  Sword Model Textures – Due – Complete and Grade

Tutoring this week:  Thursday 8:10 – 8:45 & 4:00 – 4:45

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

UIL Gain/Lose Friday, Oct. 5th – Check your grades.

We will continue to model a sword in Maya LT

Monday:  Workday – Sword – High poly done – Summative Grade

Tuesday: Making the Low Poly Sword wrapper

Wednesday:  Unwrapping the UVs

Thursday: Baking the Textures

Friday:  Working with materials

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

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