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Blender To Unreal Engine (3 evenings online) | 2023

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16th May 20233 Evenings (6pm – 9pm)€7512
An introduction to using Blender with Unreal Engine


Blender 3D modelling software, free and open source, is becoming more widely adopted in industry for creating assets and content for film, game and architectural visualisations. UE5 is a powerhouse for high fidelity visuals and 3D renders. This course is aimed at providing a workflow between both pipelines with the fundamentals of Blender to create custom assets and animations, and UE5 as the tool of choice for the output of the final render.

What will this course cover?

Date: Tuesday 16th May (6pm – 9pm)

Module 1
• Interface
• Navigation
• Shortcuts

Module 2
• 3D Fundamentals
• 3D Modelling
• Modifiers

Module 3
• Materials & Textures
• Lighting
• Animation

Team Exercise 1

Thursday 18th May (6pm – 9pm)

Module 4
• Cameras
• Rendering
• Importing/Exporting Blender To Unreal Engine

Team Exercise 2

Date: Tuesday 23rd May (6pm – 9pm)

Module 5
• Interface
• Navigation
• Modelling in Unreal
• Cameras

Project Review

Participant profile

You must have a basic knowledge of both Blender and Unreal Engine to get the most from this workshop to employ both, free applications, to create 3D animations and export to UE environments.


30 – 60 second animation


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Sean Burns

Seán Burns is a computer designer and 3D modeling expert with a career that spans over 17 years. He has a deep understanding of design for manufacture, CNC, laser cutters, and 3D printing and has been recognized for his innovative and award-winning designs that bring digital creations to life.

As the founder of 4E Virtual Design, a leading 3D modeling and animation studio, Seán specializes in creating virtual representations of real-world objects and experiences. His studio is particularly known for developing immersive virtual training programs that provide learners with hands-on experiences.

Seán’s extensive experience with software such as Autodesk Inventor, 3Ds Max, Unity 3D, and Unreal Engine has enabled him to add code, program 3D models, and automate the design process to create highly realistic and engaging virtual experiences. With Blender now as the backbone of his workflow and Unreal Engine as the final destination, Seán has become a sought-after expert in the area of film, game, and animation pipelines.

Sean also lectures on 3D modeling and immersive technologies at Ballyfermot College, Dublin and ATU, Galway.

Materials/equipment/software needed

You will need a good and stable internet connection as the classes will be taking place on Zoom. The workshop link will be sent automatically once you register.


CPU       64-bit quad core CPU with SSE2 support (Intel or AMD, 2.5 GHz or faster)
RAM      8 GB RAM
GPU       Graphics card with 2 GB RAM, OpenGL 4.3 (DirectX 11 or 12 compatible)

              Full HD display,
Mouse, trackpad or pen+tablet
Hardware less than 10 years old

Blender – this link will open in a separate tab
Unreal Engine – this link will open in a separate tab

Discord – This link will open in a separate tab
You will be invited to a Discord channel by the facilitator once the workshop begins


You will receive the workshop link once you have enrolled.


Normally, the fee for this course would be €100.00 , but through Cultural & Creative Industries Skillnet we can offer this course at the subsidised members rate of € 75.00

Dates and times of the course

Tuesday 16th May – 6pm – 9pm

Thursday 18th May – 6pm – 9pm

Tuesday 23rd May – 6pm – 9pm


Please create an account and complete registration/payment below.
Places are offered on a first come firs served basis (Max 12)
Participants must have the minimum skills requirement to get the most from this workshop.

IMPORTANT: The course zoom link will appear at the top of this page once payment has been processed.

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