Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Media, Design en IT
Expert Class 3D Motion Graphics 38192/3076/2324/1/49
Study guide

Expert Class 3D Motion Graphics

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • International programmes Media, Design and IT
    Programme option:
    • GDM International - Motion Design
    Choice package:
    • Subjects of your choice - Motion Design
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 8 credits
Co-ordinator: Leonard Elias
Other teaching staff: Delafortry Lina, Nijssen Wes
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: This course unit is eligible for deliberation according to the criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 208,00 hours

Short description

In this expert class, we take a step further into the world of 3D production during lectures and exercises, delving both technically and creatively into more advanced use of C4D, VR and AR applications.

To follow this course smoothly, a good prior knowledge of 3D software is necessary.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

You consult various sources in the field of design and technology about 3D visualisation in VR and AR.
You master the manipulation of light and shadow in order to create a specific atmosphere.
You generate a creative design for a visualisation of complex 3D shapes and scenes.
You apply different modelling principles (spline modelling, box modelling) to a complex design.
You apply different shading principles (spline modelling, box modelling) to a complex design.
You master camera work in 3D in order to aptly visualise a certain scene.

Course content

The following topics will be covered:

  • More advanced techniques for modelling, shading, animations, camera use and lighting
  • setting up an AR project
  • applications for communicative or commercial purposes
  • 3D scanning
  • 3D printing
  • Motion capture

Study material (text): Mandatory

The course material will be made available digitally via Digitap.
For this class, keep in mind additional costs for:

  • access to LinkedIn Learning (+/- 15 euro, to be renewed every academic year)
  • Adobe Creative software (+/- 75 euro, to be renewed every academic year)

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Practicum36,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours172,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeSkills assessment permanently during class weeks (Permanent evaluation)100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodSkills assessment during the examination series100,00

Evaluation (text)

Submissions for evaluation shall always consist of the candidate's own work and shall be submitted within the deadlines provided. If ideas, images or texts, ideas, designs or parts of designs of others are used, the author, designer and/or location of the work must be clearly mentioned to avoid plagiarism - and thus exam fraud.

Note: The effective examination format will be communicated via Digitap. The effective exam time is communicated via Webuntis.