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Blender 3D: Noob to Pro

Blender 3D: Noob to Pro
You are strongly encouraged (read as begged) to contribute to this book! There are many things you can do to help: edit existing modules (to correct errors, improve the writing, or make additions)add new modules (tutorials or reference material)upload new images (screen shots or sample renders)join the team responsible for this WikiBook How to Edit a Module To edit any wiki page (including this one): Click on the Edit tab at the top of the page.Make your change in the large text box.Type an explanation of your change in the Edit summary text box below.Click on the Show preview button below the edit summary to preview your change.If you're satisfied with the result, click on the Save page button. Your contribution will be reviewed before it is officially published. Things you shouldn't add to modules: external links that are not directly related to the modulecomments or questions regarding the text To ask questions and make comments about any module: How to Add a Module Images How to Join the Team

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Tutorials Setting up blueprints in Blender Okay, to start out your going to need to get an image of the blueprints you want, I've chosen to use the BMW M5 (E60). After you have chosen the image you like you're going to need to take it into a photo editing program and cut out each picture and save it in its own view. For this one I just used MS Paint because it is a free program just like blender, you could also use The Gimp, which is also free, but MS Paint is all you need for doing this. Now that you have that set up go ahead and launch Blender. If you still have the setup in its default format it should only be showing one box for the 3D model.

Blender 3D Design Course Blender 3D Design Course Note: Added new Lesson #13 - NURBS Surfaces / Meta Objects - April 27, 2013 Note: Added new Lesson #14 - Rigid Body Dynamics- June 1, 2013 Students: This course is also available for downloading to your iPhone or iPad via Tufts University iTunesU. (Install the iTunesU app / Search Colleges and Universities - Tufts University / Subscribe to "3D Design - Blender").

Shell script to install and setup Autodesk Maya 2013 on Ubuntu 12.04 #!/bin/bash #Heith Seewald 2012 #Feel free to extend/modify to meet your needs. #Maya on Ubuntu v.1 heavy industries » Blog Archive » ICE point distributions on surfaces Here are some ICE attempts at making even point distributions on arbitrary meshes. It’s hard to beat the look of evenly packed points. I used this problem as my first experiment in xsi ICE. I’ve been playing with this idea for years and years, and I’ve managed to make my programs do smarter and smarter things to produce these kinds of distributions. But for this first foray into ICE I used the good ol’ dart throwing and dart rejection method.

Blender 2.5 view properties, grid and clip distance setting With the introduction of Blender 3D a number of changes and improvements have been made to the 3D application that long time users of the software may find tricky to find. The following tutorial is a quick guide to where some of the essential functions game developers and modders need to customise in this new version of the popular free 3D program. Default layout and appearance ^ There have been a lot of changes to Blender 3D over and above pre-2.49 versions so that although the layout can be customised to suit, in the main, a number of 'features' present older versions had are now 'locked' or at least impractical to use the way one would have in the past - the 'Buttons Window' have been renamed "Properties" and whilst they serve the same function, the new layout doesn't appear to be as flexible when compared directly with the older interfaces - the panels can't as of yet be shrunk or re-sized - they are in effect, designed to work best the way they appear by default.

Blender/Custom Shield I use Blender, and I was very disappointed to find that the only version of this tutorial is for 3D Studio Max. Here's a Blender version. I've tried to be very thorough and not omit any possibly important step. This is for a shield, but it would work with weapons in more or less the same way. Important Preliminaries: Your Modding Toolbox

Blender Low poly style illustrations are a hot trend these days and we see them everywhere – books, animations, music videos, apps, etc. and today you'll learn how to create one in Blender. This tutorial will focus more on how to achieve the style, rather than learning illustration theory or modeling anything in particular. We will create one example illustration and learn the steps to achieve the desired result. Low poly style illustrations are a hot trend these days and we see them everywhere – books, animations, music videos, apps, etc. and today you'll learn how to create one in Blender.

100+ Maya 3D Tutorials For Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Users When it comes to high-end 3d computer graphics and 3d modeling software package, Autodesk Maya is always one of application to be considered. Maya plays an important role in the 3d visualization and animation industry and they are top choices for many designers on large or small-scale production. Pin it If you are looking to picking up Maya to design your 3d models, this article is for you. We’ve collected more than 100 useful Maya 3D tutorials, ranging from beginner level to intermediate and advanced users. Full list after jump.

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