3DVE #2: Basics🍦🍨🍦🍨


  • If you haven’t already, please fill out the 3DVE Intake Form.
  • Please be prepared to discuss what you’ve been up to this week regarding 3DVE.
  • In the chat, please share:
    • Any issues you had installing Maya.
    • Any questions about the First Time Tutorial.
    • Any questions/comments on this past week’s reading.
    • If you’re a new student, please introduce yourself in the chat. What’s your name, major, and experience with 3D development?
  • Zoom
    • Meetings will now be auto-recorded. Let me know if you have questions/concerns.
    • Anonymous Zoom poll: how was this week’s workload?
    • Last week’s Zoom recording is here. I will type the passcode in the chat (if you need it later, just email me).
    • Quick question: can you access Zoom recordings through Blackboard?


  • 3:10 PM
    • Welcome to new students. Note student Discord and WhatsApp groups.
    • Maya or Blender?
      “Maya 3d” v. “Blender 3d” v. “Blender game” in job searches
      • LinkedIn: 1350 v. 763 v. 30
      • Indeed: 839 v. 317 v. 129
      • Monster: 422 v. 98 v. 58
      • ZipRecruiter: 362 v. 116 v. 66
      • Glassdoor: 226 v. 2 v. 2
      • SimplyHired: 733 v. 230 v. 89
      • CareerBuilder 62 v. 24 v. 24
    • Brief IP discussion, including copyright
    • Tech topic: First Time Tutorial and basics. Let’s talk ice cream! Shift-clone, smooth mesh, double-click loop, soft select, standard surface, sky-dome, Arnold
    • Data of human-made objects: more on the Smithsonian example, with some star maps from NASA
  • 4:00 Shareback
  • 4:50 Break
  • 5:00 Discussion


Extra Credit

Continue reading “The Master’s Tools will Never Dismantle the Master’s House” and/or all of Sister Outsider. We can continue to discuss in class and/or you can reference this work in your upcoming projects.