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45 Epic Blender Tutorials

45 Epic Blender Tutorials
Ben has over a decade of experience in the computer graphics field and although he's primarily a hard surface modeler, he's also experienced in the fields of UVMapping, Texturing, Lighting and Rendering. Ben currently co-edits Cgtuts+ along with his brother Chris, and has authored over sixty hours of real-time tutorial content for the site, focusing mainly on 3d Studio Max and hard surface modeling. Along side 3D Studio Max, Ben's has experience with VRay, FumeFX, ZBrush, Mudbox, Mari, PTex, Photoshop, xNormal, UVLayout, Forest Pack Pro and After Effects. You can check out Ben's website to see more of his work. more…

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Rigging Blender Blog Norman Rig for Blender by Ivo Grigull Released under license: creative commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported Please use a Blender revision that is greater than or equal to 34624. The addons/scripts used by the rig do not work with the official 2.56 build from the blender website. 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.

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23 simple, useful blender tutorials you may have missed Over the past few weeks, my inbox has been growing with requests for specific blender tutorials. I’ve met a lot of these requests, but unfortunately I can’t complete them all. So if I haven’t made the tutorial you requested, my apologies. The good news however is that a lot of the tutorials that have been requested have already been made by other members of the community.

Blender Overview For Maya Users and Beginners « annex2nothing.com Okay maybe not the snappiest of titles but I think it does convey the overall thrust of what will be covered here. This video and written series will aim to cover the basics of Blender aimed primarily but not exclusively at Maya users from a modelling/Texturing/UVing perspective. The material here is presented in an inclusive and wide enough way so as to allow beginners to get a grasp of blender too (and a sense of Maya while we’re at it.) I’ll be skipping over some of the rudiments like for example the very basics of explaining 3D space or what a vertex is, however, I think you’ll pick those sorts of things up intuitively as we progress. Otherwise just ask if you get stuck, i’ll certainly try to help.

13 Beautiful Inkscape Tutorials for Creating Stunning Vector Graphics Inkscape is an open source SVG graphics editor released under GNU General Public License. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. Here are some useful tutorials for creating amazing vector graphics using Inkscape. Also see beautiful wallpapers made using Inkscape. In-Wall USB Charger 1. Plug the Mini USB chargers into the outlets. Because the USB ports are off center I decided to put them both toward the center. I think it looked better than having them the same direction or both on the outside. 2. Create a Template by placing tape over both chargers as shown in the photo, then cut the tae around the outer edge and don't forget to cut out the USB ports.

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 - Tuts+ 3D & Motion Graphics Category 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.

Discover the Secrets to Creating Realistic Nature in Blender Product Features • 13 In-depth Nature Tutorials • 636 Nature Textures • 2, 118 Reference Photos • 138 Nature Models Download useful, free GIMP plugins GIMP, the free and open-source image editor, is often blamed for its lack of polish in its interface. However, with sufficient addons (particularly plugins), you can achieve a lot of functionality found in other editors. Our previous GIMP plugins post looked at best plugins for web design, photography etc. In this second roundup, we will take a look at plugins that bring Photoshop’s features to GIMP. This is significant, because GIMP typically draws a lot of flack for not having many of Photoshop’s functionality. You might also want to read our previous posts on GIMP:

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