Computer Graphics


Teaching Staff: Valianatos Thomas
Course Code: VIS630
Course Category: Specific Background
Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Undergraduate
Course Language: Greek
Delivery method: Lectures
Semester: 6th
ECTS: 4
Teaching Units: 2
Teaching Hours: 2
Teaching Structure:
ActivitySemester Workload
Lab Lectures26
Literature Study and Analysis48
Practice and Preparation26
Course Total (ECTS: 4)100

Recquired / Recommended : VIS333
Prerequisite to / Recommended to: VIS835, (AVA942)
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Short Description:

This course aims at presenting the terminology, functionality and the major applications of 3d computer graphics for the Arts. The practical exercises in the field of 3d graphics through the use of methods and tools allow the students to appreciate the potentialities and limitations of 3d graphics. This is achieved through the use of examples and applications, which are directly related to their artistic domain of interest.


Objectives - Learning Outcomes:

The course aims to introduce students in basic concepts of three-dimensional graphics.

After the end of the course students will be able to create photorealistic three-dimensional environments.


Syllabus:

1st Week. Introduction to 3ds max. Basic concepts. Navigating in the 3D world.

2nd Week. Modeling. Modeling techniques based on primitive shapes.

3rd Week. Modeling with polygons.

4th Week. Materials. Basic concepts.

5th Week. Textures. Texture mapping techniques.

6th Week. Progress.

7th Week. Lighting. Types of lights in 3d programms.

8th Week. Lighting. Illustrating a scene with various lighting techniques.

9th Week. 3d Rendering. Various types of rendering the final image.

10th Week. Progress.

11th Week. Camera motion. Techniques and tools.

12th Week. Photorealistic image rendering.

13th Week. Repetitions.


Suggested Bibliography:

Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Bible, Kelly L. Murdock, John Wiley & Sons, 2013


Teaching Methods:

(a) Lectures combined with assignment of work to each student. (b) Empirical artistic production process with emphasis on research. The student in this process, does not only acquire knowledge but also develops skills that allow him to research with his own strengths.


Evaluation Methods:

Progress and assessment of the course is implemented by delivering artistic work during the semester and is completed with a total delivery of completed works at the end of the semester.

Updated: 29-03-2022

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