Singapore University of Social Sciences

Fundamentals of Graphics Design

Fundamentals of Graphics Design (MTD201)

Applications Open: 01 October 2023

Applications Close: 15 November 2023

Next Available Intake: January 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1529.14 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Digital Media

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


This course introduces students both the theoretical and practical aspects of 3D modeling using the Open Source software Blender. The course is lab-based and students will have ample opportunity to learn graphics design through hands-on practice. At the end of the course, students will possess the fundamental skills in using Blender to design graphics.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Introduction to 3D Graphics and 3D Principles
  • Blender Interface and Shortcuts
  • Modelling Concepts
  • Mesh Tools
  • Techniques for duplicating objects
  • Boolean, combining and separating, clone/array
  • Curves and Bezier Curves
  • Materials
  • Mapping
  • Blender Lights
  • Three point lighting
  • Animation in Blender

Learning Outcome

  • Describe the use of Blender shaders & Material Editor
  • Discuss and apply the basics of lighting
  • Apply the concept of Animation in a 3D application
  • Employ basic materials and apply to objects
  • Appraise 3D objects to create a still scene
  • Illustrate transformations and cloning of objects
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