The first part of our Blender series, level one is for newcomers to 3D modelling. The course starts from the very basics introducing you to the user interface and then how to create and arrange simple objects in a scene. From there, the main focus of the course is on 3D modelling. You’ll learn how to build progressively more complex models and the tools to do this along the way.

The course also focuses on basic texturing, how to set up lights and cameras and how to render stills. By the end of this course, you should feel comfortable creating and texturing your own models as well as be able to set up basic scenes which you can render.

This course is for anyone looking to learn 3D modelling on its own or anyone looking to use 3D tools for use in other fields such as game design and concept art.

Join our Blender Essentials 2 course, to complete your Blender learning experience and take what you learned in this course to the next level.


This online course is packed with theoretical and practical training that includes:



Anybody looking to
upskill and grow.

Who Should Take This Course?

– Individual 3D Artists
– Game Developers
– Educators

What’s Included?

– 7 interactive modules
– 45+ video lectures
– Over 2 weeks of content
– Learn from PDF documents and quizzes



How Much Does The Course Cost?

Includes VAT.


Certificate Of Completion

What Do You Receive At The End Of The Course?

You will receive a Friends of Design Certificate of Completion showing the Apple and Adobe logos, as well as your details and the details of the course you completed.

Online Course Testimonials

What people say about usTestimonials from students and industry.

Studying at Friends of Design is like being part of a secret society, where they teach you how to “hack the system”. I can’t believe people actually get paid to design and live out their creativity in this way. I highly recommend FOD to anyone interested in a career in design.

Rona Lochner
Graphic Design + Web Design & Motion Graphics, 2016 – 2017

My journey I spent with Friends of Design was both intimidating and an edifying experience. Powered by consistent creative thinking, FOD helped me to build up and expand on my existing skillset and portfolio. Not only did they teach me how to be a great designer, but also a better person. I am truly grateful to carry the name of the college and to be a proud ambassador.

Gavin Morison
Graphic Design, 2016

Being one of the students who applied straight out of high school,I have no regrets about my decision. I love it here at Friends Of Design! The lecturers are all lovely, the location is amazing, and the coffee is delicious. I am amazed at how far I have come as a designer in such a short time and all the opportunities I have received thanks to the college.

Amber Pitcher
Graphic Design + Web Design + Game Technology, 2016 – 2018

Almost everything I did while at FoD has helped my career, from design to video editing. I’m now a full-stack web developer preparing to start my own game studio in a year or two.

Kenny Web
Graphic Design + Web Design + Game Technology, 2014 – 2016

I’m a front-end developer at an advertising agency, which isn’t the career I thought I’d be in. It was Friends of Design that opened my eyes to the possibilities of development, and studying there was the best decision.

Dominica Wannenburg
Graphic Design + Web Design + Game Technology, 2014 – 2016

FoD ‘aka’ School of Digital Wizardry. An infectious ethos of creative exploration where tutors and learners are more like creative peers. I learned more in my one year at FoD with industry standard lessons and complimented practical projects. This compared to the prior 2-3 years of attempted self-teaching and research for game design and development. True to its name; I have also made incredible bonds with amazing individuals that I now call my friends.

Lee Ann Davids
Game Graphics & Multimedia Technology, 2016

Friends of Design’s educational secret sauce has equal parts serious hard work, crazy fun and good industry exposure.

Murray Walker
Game Graphics & Multimedia Technology, 2016

I’m really enjoying and appreciating the amount of time I get to explore this side of my creativity. Exploring my ability to draw, which previously I greatly underestimated. This course is building my confidence on the daily.

Sasha Bing
Graphic Design + Concept Art, 2017 – 2018

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