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3D Animation: A Primer

with Ben Albarelli

You might think that 3D animation requires massive computers and production budgets, but because the hardware and software has become more affordable, it’s something you can do on a budget as a hobby or professionally as a freelancer. In this presentation you will get a breakdown and demonstration of the various aspects of 3D production and the skills needed. You will also get an overview of the hardware and software needed to start creating your own 3D artwork on a budget.

Ben Albarelli is a freelance 3D artist with eight years of academic and professional experience with computer animation production. He has a B.S. in Electronic Arts from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute and a professional certificate from the Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts.

Gremlin animations from Ben Albarelli on Vimeo.