3D Typography with Blender: Design Original Letters

A course by Alper Dostal , Designer and 3D Artist

Designer and 3D Artist. Vienna, Austria.
Joined August 2021

Learn to model 3D letters using different techniques in Blender and play around with contrasting colors, materials, and textures

  • 94% positive reviews (62)
  • 2478 students
  • Audio: German
  • German, Spanish, English, Portuguese, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn to model 3D letters using different techniques in Blender and play around with contrasting colors, materials, and textures

A course by Alper Dostal

Fascinated by the idea of everyday objects and materials that behave differently than normal, 3D designer and artist Alper Dostal makes them the centerpiece of his work. He likes to take certain elements, like letters, out of their context and use them to model captivating compositions. His unique style is characterized by heavy contrasts, for example, between industry and nature.

In this online course, learn to design original letters that speak volumes. Alper teaches you his secrets to 3D modeling projects, from searching for inspiration to choosing a color palette. Design letters with modular structures in Blender and discover how to create materials, apply harmonious textures and colors, and build a scene to showcase your model.

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What will you learn in this online course?

18 lessons & 17 downloads

  • 94% positive reviews (62)
  • 2478 students
  • 18 lessons (3h 12m)
  • 17 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: German
  • German, Spanish, English, Portuguese, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Modelarás letras en 3D compuestas por diferentes secciones; combinarás colores, materiales y texturas; las colocarás en una escena con una buena iluminación y editarás tu diseño en Photoshop.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who wants to learn how to model 3D objects with modular structures and experiment with contrasting colors, textures, and shapes.

Requirements and materials

Previous experience with Blender and Adobe Photoshop is recommended, but not essential.

All you need for materials is a computer with both programs.


Reviews

2478 Students
62 Reviews
94% Positive ratings

Alper Dostal

A course by Alper Dostal

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Designer and 3D Artist

Alper Dostal is a 3D artist and designer from Vienna, Austria. After graduating with a degree in graphic and communication design in 2011, he quickly found work in this field. Over time, he developed an increasing interest in 3D, to the point where it has become an integral part of his work as a full-time graphic designer. He's created visual concepts, artwork, designs, and 3D typography for brands like Teka, General Electric, and Samsung.

3D design enables him to explore the physically impossible, such as melting wood or rubbery concrete. He often looks to the creations of others for inspiration, such as Dieter Rams's minimalistic designs and Salvador Dalí's surreal paintings. His Hot Art Exhibition, a series of visualizations depicting melting works of art, has been displayed in Bergamo and at the Art Basel fair in Miami, as well as featured in a variety of art and design magazines.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Inspirations
  • U2

    Preparation

    • Finding Inspiration
    • Generating ideas
    • Colours
    • Creating a Mood Board
  • U3

    Design and Modelling

    • Blender Setting for Optimal Work
    • Modelling of the Elements and Modules 1
    • Modelling of the Elements and Modules 2
    • Modelling of the Elements and Modules 1
    • Shaping the Letter: Working with Curves
  • U4

    Materials and Textures

    • Creating Materials and Textures
    • More Shaders and Stage
  • U5

    Scene and Lighting

    • Setting the Camera and Format
    • Creating and Experimenting with Light Scenes
  • U6

    Effects and Rendering

    • Effects and Rendering
    • Post-production
    • Advantages of the Modular Structure
  • FP

    Final project

    • 3D Typography with Blender: Design Original Letters

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3D Typography with Blender: Design Original Letters. 3D, and Animation course by Alper Dostal

3D Typography with Blender: Design Original Letters

A course by Alper Dostal
Designer and 3D Artist. Vienna, Austria.
Joined August 2021
  • 94% positive reviews (62)
  • 2478 students