47 Amazing Blender Tutorials Okay all you freeloaders... here are the Blender tutorials I promised! I got you 47 amazing tuts from around the far reaches of the interwebs. So go get some coffee or a can of coke, cause you're gonna be here for a while. Model and texture a wooden barrel using multiple modifiers and projection painting with Jonathan Williamson . Learn how to create magic wand effects in this huge 3 part tutorial. This tutorial goes through the process of setting up your UVs, and then using projection painting to create the textures.
DVD training 7: Blend & Paint - Blender Store Created by David Revoy, art director of Sintel and author of the Chaos and Evolutions training DVD. On this DVD training - with over 2 hours of videos - David Revoy explains step-by-step his 3D paint-over techniques. De training starts with an introduction to Blender 2.5, to provide 2D artists with not much 3D experience a quick overview of the key features of Blender. WikiBooks Blender Tutorial .blend Files This site hosts pre-made .blend files that go along with the Blender 3D: Noob to Pro tutorials at WikiBooks. Blender is an open source (thus *free*) 3d modeling, animation software. Its intuitive interface, the wealth of tutorials available online, and its growing community make it an apt rival to commercial software, such as 3D Studio Max, Rhino, and Maya.
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Displaying 3D Models in Web Pages using Webgl Standards for hardware accelerated 3D on the Internet are starting to become established. This is the first step towards immersive virtual worlds accessible through a browser window and for now, a nice way to display your models. The following tutorial (in four parts) shows how to embed Blender models in web pages using software from x3dom.org, the video tutorial runs through a Blender tutorial from their site. Here are the files created in the tutorial – greenMonkey.zip (not needed, easy to make your own). Here are the files created in the final part of the tutorial, models with textures – nes.zip Blender 2.5 Displaying 3D Models in Web Pages Using Webgl Exporting X3D Files and using X3DOM Part1
Blender: some useful default settings « blair willems As this is now two years old, I have rewritten this article for Blender 2.69. When you first install Blender, it is generally set up pretty well with options enabled that allow new users to familiarise themselves with Blender quickly. Over time however, I have found a few small tweaks to make to the default set up, so that each time I start Blender, or create a new blend, everything is configured how I prefer it. This post will go through each one of these options, and explain what they do and why I opt to use them. Some people will disagree with some of these, and you might have something you think I should add to this list (I have actually left off a couple I think might be useful only to a small number of people ) Getting Started Materials and Textures « Transcript Hello and welcome to a short overview about textures and materials in blender, Blender provides 2 completely different methods to get color and texture to your objects. The first option is: assigning images to uv-faces,and the secnd option is to add materials and textures to objects,
Model a sperm whale in Blender 2.5 Beginning with a simple cube and gradually refining its form, you will learn how to add detail to the model while maintaining a low poly count as you progress through the tutorial. The modern 3D industry, particularly games and film work, requires digital models that are ready to use for animation. The efficiency of animation depends upon the construction of the model. The Secrets of Realistic Texturing In this tutorial you will discover: The fundamentals of texturingHow to use CrazyBump to generate texture mapsHow to make a realistic cobblestone material I realized that there aren’t too many tutorials out there that explain the different texture types. Diffuse, normal, specularity, displacement, occlusion. WHAT DO THEY MEAN!?
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Lighting in Blender Internal Part I : Basics I. Basics print version | .blend files Hello, I'm Marek Skrajnowski (some might know me as Kroni/Kronos from forums) and I've been using blender as a hobby for about 3 years now. I'd like to share my knowledge about lighting in Blender Internal using new features in SVN (after v.2.45) - so you should grab an SVN build from graphicall.org.
Home River Side Details Category: Dossiers Published on Thursday, 06 March 2014 12:07 Create a Shattered Glass Title Animation Using Blender In this tutorial you will discover how to: Use the explode modifier correctly to break apart your meshSlow down time by tweaking particle settingsUse force fields to give your particles an extra ‘kick’Create thousands of shards of glass in one fell swoopColor grade your work ‘hollywood style’ If you’ve spent anytime watching television, you’ve probably seen at least one commercial or trailer showing slow motion shattered glass. And if you’re like me you’ve probably obsessed over this effect and let it play in your head on repeat until the wee hours of the morning instead of sleeping. It’s an effect that’s always been on my ‘to-do’ list, but never reached my ‘actually doing’ list until now. Finished Result