This is a first look at animating in Blender. I call this the trained monkey work. Not a lot of creativity. Just follow the instructions and learn how the tools work. The next project will be where students can get really creative with what they learn in this one.
Duration: 4-5 70 minute classes
Download a PDF of this tutorial.
2. Create your own car.
|Grading rubric||Flintstone Car|
|Hand in||AVI JPEG at least 100 frames long in proper format||AVI JPEG at least 100 frames||AVI JPEG|
|Parts||Car looks exactly like the pdf with moving parts||Car looks similar to the pdf with some moving parts||Car has some of the parts of the pdf with one moving part|
|Parts||Car moves and turns with a tilt like the pdf.||Car moves and turns like the pdf.||Car moves|
|Setting||Creative setting with multiple objects, materials and textures.||Creative setting with a few objects and various materials.||A setting with at least one object and materials.|
|Materials||All shapes creatively colored||All shapes colored||Most shapes colored|
|Lighting and camera||Excellent lighting and creative camera angles||Good lighting and varied camera angles||Some lighting and a proper camera angle|
|Timeline||Hand in on time (10 points)||One day late (5 points)||5 days late (1 point) will not take it more then 5 days late.|