Learn 3D Computer Animation School

Learn 3D Computer Animation School

3D Computer Animation Training Centre

Learn 3D
Learn 3D is a training centre for the Media & Entertainment industry based in Johannesburg, with international accreditation from several heavy-weight companies in the industry such as Toonboom, Autodesk and Chaos Group. We offer full-time and part-time courses in 3D animation, visual effects and game development using Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Harmony, Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya and Mudbox, Chaos Group V-Ray, Adobe After-effects and Unity 3D.
Contact Details
Johannesburg Campus
11 Conrad Drive
Blairgowrie, Randburg

Tel: (011) 326 1520
Email: info@learn3d.co.za


2D Concept Design and Animation
Basic to intermediate Illustration Techniques

  • Colour Theory
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Concept Art
  • Matte Painting
  • Character Development
  • Storyboarding with Toon Boom Storyboard Pro
  • Background & prop design
  • Principles of Animation
  • Animation in Toon Boom Harmony
3D Animation and Visual Effects & 3D Architecture/Design Visualization
  • Modelling & Sculpting
  • Texturing
  • Advanced Lighting with V-Ray and mental ray
  • Rigging & Motion capture
  • Dynamics & Simulation
  • Animation
  • Compositing
1 Year Certificate in Games Development
  • Learning to code from scratch (no previous experience necessary)
  • Fundamentals of game programming, such as AI, physics, etc
  • Importing and optimization of game assets/animations
  • Basic mathematics principles, including geometry
  • Storytelling techniques in games
  • Game design in terms of good and bad practices
  • Game Development including the Oculus VR standards
Ruan Smit

Written by Ruan Smit

Ruan Smit started Pixelsmithstudios with the vision of creating a new design orientated environment of sharing, learning and expertise development amongst local Animators,Illustrators,Game Developers and VFX artists in South Africa.