✅ made for beginners (or those who need a refresh)
✅ perfect as your first Blender project
✅ possible to complete in a weekend
✅ designed to be customized by you
❌ for creating a real game console (sorry!)
Creating in Blender should be fun, first and foremost.
That is why we're bringing back an iconic 80s handheld gaming console from an alternate CG Cookie universe.
This object, though eternal and glorious, is just an example for teaching you the Blender workflow... so you can get up and running on creating your own endless Blender projects.
And yes, you'll have the console as well to show off to your grandma.
Don't worry: it's quick. You'll learn to navigate in 3d space, move objects and more. Complete this series and then PRESS START to put it all into practice.
In this part, you will learn how to...
A model without textures is like a rhino without a pink bow on its horn. Just... boring.
Learn how to:
I won't leave you in the dark.
To make our model shine, we will apply nice, basic lighting and render it out for the ultimate beauty shot.
In the end, you can make your own little pocket game console and customize and shape it however you want.
Starting with Blender can be overwhelming.
I'll show you the mistakes to avoid and the tricks I wish I knew when I was first starting out.
As CG Cookie member, you can ask me questions and I will help you out with any roadblocks.
I'll also want to see your result: share your final render in CG Cookie Gallery so the rest of us can see your masterpiece!
We love sharing your work on our social media, so make sure to tag your @ handles to your profile.
Hey everyone, in my 5+ years of teaching Blender at CG cookie, I've created dozens of courses and taught thousands of new Blender users. Together, we can do this! Ask me questions on the course page if you need help. You can also follow me on Twitter.
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