Lecturer: Jörg Brinkmann
Credits: 6 ECTS, 4 SWS
Date: Thursdays, 15:15 – 18:30
Venue: Performance Platform, Digital Bauhaus Lab (Room 001)
First meeting: Thursday, 17.10.2019, 15:15

Description

Registration

Send an e-mail until April 2nd to joerg.brinkmann@uni-weimar.de. Please include the following information:

Subject/title of your e-mail:
VR Essays

Content:
– your full name
– program and semester
– matriculation number
– describe in a few sentences why you want to take the course
– If you have any material about your creative work online or digitally available, please send links or attach files to the email

Criteria for passing:
In order to successfully participate you will have to develop and document your own project on the GMUGestaltung medialer Umgebungen WikiHaiwaiian for ''fast'' (not an acronym). It is the name for a hypertext system for websites where the user may not only read the content but is also able to change it instantaneously through the browser.. Also, regularly attend to the sessions and participation is mandatory.

Please read carefully:
If you don’t apply on time or don’t get accepted, you can’t participate in the class

Criteria for passing

In order to successfully participate you will have to develop and document your own project on the GMUGestaltung medialer Umgebungen WikiHaiwaiian for ''fast'' (not an acronym). It is the name for a hypertext system for websites where the user may not only read the content but is also able to change it instantaneously through the browser.. Also, regularly attend to the sessions and participation is mandatory.

Student works


Syllabus

17.10.2019

Introduction

24.10.2019

no class


VR TOOLBOX

Dropbox folder with our class material
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/236vfumto2evj0m/AACs9st-ILFBvFU9bzexjqRVa?dl=0

Software
Unity 3D - cross-platform game engine
https://unity3d.com/de

Blender - open-source 3D modeller with many features
https://www.blender.org

Autodesk FBX Converter – convert OBJ, DAE, and 3DS files to or from multiple versions of the FBX format
https://www.autodesk.com/developer-network/platform-technologies/fbx-converter-archives

Meshmixer - "Swiss Army Knife" for 3D meshes
http://www.meshmixer.com

MeshLab - open source system for processing and editing 3D triangular meshes
http://www.meshlab.net

MakeHuman - open source tool for making 3D characters
http://www.makehumancommunity.org

Open Broadcaster Software - free and open-source streaming and recording program
https://obsproject.com

Online Tools
Mixamo - Rapidly create, rig and animate unique characters
https://www.mixamo.com

NormalMap-Online - create a normalmaps directly inside your browser
http://cpetry.github.io/NormalMap-Online/

Freesound - collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds
https://freesound.org

Abstract/Technical/Synthetic Sounds (under Packs are several Free ones)
https://glitchmachines.com/

Some Glitchy Fx Sounds
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1xEROZN9QJvdf26D-hOzlK4D2IfxzxZSO?usp=sharing

3D Models (for download and use)
http://www.myminifactory.com
http://www.sketchfab.com
http://www.thingiverse.com
http://www.turbosquid.com
http://www.lincoln3dscans.co.uk

Unity 3D Tutorials
Tutorials from the Unity 3D page
https://unity3d.com/de/learn/tutorials

Brackeys Unity 3D Tutorials
https://www.youtube.com/user/Brackeys/videos

Unity 3D Assets
Standard Assets
https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/essentials/asset-packs/standard-assets-32351

Free HDR Skyboxes
https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/2d/textures-materials/sky/free-hdr-sky-61217

Blender Tutorials
Blender Beginner Tutorial Series by Blender Guru
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjEaoINr3zgHs8uzT3yqe4iHGfkCmMJ0P

Interface and Navigation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT2mtoDnSzM

Modeling - Creating a kitchen (ignore part 2)
https://www.blenderguru.com/tutorials/create-a-realistic-kitchen-part-1-of-2

Modeling - Modeling a simple character
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiIoWrOlIRw

Materials - Basic properties of materials
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AHxuoYyJJk

Texturing - Applying textures to an object
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gRUUeFteQg

Rigging - Rigging a character
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGvalWG8HBU&t=

Animation - 12 Principles of Animation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDqjIdI4bF4

Animation - Animating a bouncing ball
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUocrcIQfp4

Different (aesthetically) interesting Tutorials for Blender (2.8)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuNhGhbemBkdflZ1FGJ0lUQ