TOSMI 2010 offered two six-day courses this August in Sofia, Bulgaria. The courses covered introduction to Blender and advanced animation techniques in Blender 2.5 and were presented by some of the best Blender artist – Bassam Kurdali (USA), Sebastian Koenig (Germany), Miroslav Brozovic (Croatia), Igor Krizanovskij (Slovenia) and the sound designer Veselin Zografov (Bulgaria)
There were 15 participants and 3 trainers involved in the courses. The first course, held from 16-21 August, served as a general introduction to Blender and was designed to lead the participants through the entire production process. The second course, held from 23-28 August, put emphasis on advanced Blender techniques. Participants made a professional portfolio/demo reel in Blender 2.5. Each training day lasted 8 hours and included a balanced mix of theory and practice.
After coming to Bulgaria as lecturers and trainers at TOSMI 2010, three of the most talented and pronounced Blender 3D artists will make a public presentation on 27th August 2010, Friday, Cinema House Sofia, 37 Ekzarh Yosif St., 14:00.
Bassam Kurdali, Miroslav Brozovic and Sebastian Koenig will talk about their newest ideas and projects involving animation with Blender 3D – currently on of the most powerful 3D content creation suites and the most successful and useful Open Source CGI application. Continue reading…
After a three-month residence stay in Sofia earlier this year, the Serbian artist Natasha Vujkov presents a video installation dedicated to the city and its traffic police. The event will take place on 18–22 August 2010 (Wed.-Sat. from 17:30 to 19:30, Sun. from 17:00 to 21:00). On Sunday the artis will be present at The Fridge, 122 Ovche Pole St, 17:00, to meet visitors to the gallery and answer questions. After the opening on 17th August, 19:00, there will be a party with Jeevs & Barbarosa.