1. Introduction

The slides of the introductory keynote can be found here: GeneralIntro3DAnimation

The exercise of the first week is to create an array modifier animation using Blender similar to this one:

For beginners it is best to configure Blender as described here. Beginners might also want to select objects with left click (File -> User Preferences -> Input -> Select with Left Click). There is a Blendercheat-sheet for the shortcut keys by Andrew Price. We shortened it a bit to focus on the needs of our course. Tutorials that might help: