3d Modeling & Animation Bootcamp

at General Assembly - Flatiron

Course Details
$299 8 seats
Start Date:

Fri, Nov 08, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Next start dates (2)

Flatiron, Manhattan
10 E 21st St 3rd Fl
Btwn Broadway & 5th Ave
New York, New York 10010
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this 3d animation class:

As technology changes, more media and design companies are exploring 3D design, animation, and 3D printing. Having 3D skills on your resume can set you apart from other designers.

This class serves as an introduction to the core concepts and tools in 3D modeling and animation using industry standard software, Autodesk Maya. The course also provides students with basic hands-on skills in 3D production. This course will teach students the fundamentals of 3D character development, modeling, texturing, and basic animation.

Students will learn how to create a simple character model, apply basic textures, animate, and render a 3D character in Autodesk Maya. This course is recommended for beginners and intermediate level students who seek to understand the basics of 3D design.


  • Learn and practice the basic tools used in 3D modeling
  • Understand the best practices in Autodesk Maya’s 3D workflow
  • Gain knowledge of the terminology used in 3D production, as well as the 3D pipeline
  • Hands-on exercises including: creating a basic character and basic animation
  • Practice your collaboration, brainstorming, and sketching skills
  • Overview of 3D careers and opportunities

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Prior experience with Adobe Photoshop or any design software strongly preferred.
  • Bring your laptop and cell phone.

Recommended minimal laptop requirements below:


  • Operating System:
    • Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1) and Windows® 10 Professional operating system.
    • Apple® Mac OS® X 10.11.x, 10.12.x operating system.
    • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.5 & 7.2 WS operating system ¹.
    • CentOS 6.5 & 7.2 Linux operating system ¹.
    • Nvidia Guide for Virtualization with GRID & VMWare.


  • CPU: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set.
  • Graphics Hardware: Refer to the following pages for a detailed list of recommended systems and graphics cards: Maya Certified Hardware.
  • RAM: 8 GB of RAM (16 GB or more recommended).
  • Disk Space: 4 GB of free disk space for install.
  • Pointing Device: Three-button mouse.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


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Hello. I'm interested in class but not sure my mac book pro can meet the computer requirements. Can anyone let me know if it will be enough. thanks
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Hi there! Kindly check the specifications on the description to see if your MacBook Pro meet the requirements for this class.

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