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3D Sculpting (GAD363)

Organisational Unit Creative Media, Arts and Design
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description This unit develops 3D modelling skills, techniques and theory towards an emphasis on advanced 3D form, anatomy, character design, rigging, environments, props, textures and materials for a range of digital environments.
Unit Learning Outcomes ULO1. Demonstrate a clear understanding of the principles of 3D modelling and realisation
ULO2. Demonstrate practical skills in 3D modelling and design
ULO3. Demonstrate a creative and critically informed 3D production approach
Timetabled Learning Activities Online lectures: 1 hour; laboratories: 3 hours.
Unit Learning Experiences The approach to learning in this unit consists of online lectures outlining the theory of advanced 3D modeling across domains such as character creation, environment and props,. These lectures are supplemented by lab sessions where the theory is put into practice - Students will work on self directed projects as well as a series of exercises that apply techniques outlined in the lectures allowing them to create profession quality assets. There will be significant learning through the use of LMS lessons with pre-recorded tutorials to allow the student to learn at their own pace.
Assessment Assessment and feedback are iterative in that each assignment and assessment will cumulatively build on the next toward the successful development of advanced 3D modelling projects . Students receive feedback through, in class discussion, written assignments, online assignment feedback and discussion.
There are four types of assessment as follows:
3D Modelling Research 20%, Modelling Project worth 20%, Homework worth 20%, and Advanced Modelling Portfolio worth 40%.
Prerequisites GAD164/MCC164 3D Modelling
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed GAD363 Advanced 3D Modelling may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Games Art and Design (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


Unit Coordinator
Mr Daniel Wearing
Associate Lecturer, Games and Design

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6111
e: D.Wearing@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.3.060 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts

MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Mr Daniel Wearing
Associate Lecturer, Games and Design

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6111
e: D.Wearing@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.3.060 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
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