Getting realistic renders in Blender 3D software is about more than textures and lighting. It’s about how you use a camera. In this article we will show you how to use Depth of Focus in your own Blender shots to add realism.
Texture mapping is the art of sticking a graphic to the outside of a 3D shape to provide colour and texture. In this article we explain how to do UV mapping in Blender 3D to make your objects look realistic.
If you use Evernote to collect materials for research or other purposes, you can turn them into cool presentations without having to rely on other software. Here’s how.
HDR has come to mean those brightly coloured tone-mapped landscape images people post on the Internet. But that’s not what HDR is. This tutorial will explain what HDR environment lighting is and how to get the effects in Blender 3D.
We have to say goodbye to the beloved screenshot and editing app, Skitch. If you’re an avid Skitch user looking for an alternative, here are some replacements to check out.
To get good lighting in 3D graphics images, you need to have a grasp of lighting in the real world. This tutorial will help you master 3D lighting in Blender.
In this article we cover rendering engines, settings for rendering, quality levels & more for taking Blender scenes & turning them into still images & video sequences.
Looking for software to help you identify and correct your music library? Musicbrainz Picard is a simple tool to do just that. Check it out.
If you frequently use maps, then you might want to create custom maps that are specially customized for your needs. Here are five of the best tools for this purpose.
In this article we cover the basics of animation – keyframes and motion. We also give a quick-start intro to rendering your finished work as a video which will lead into a forthcoming article covering rendering in depth.
In this article you’ll learn to add MIDI files to Reaper and how to orchestrate & mix a final product, in this case, a fine example of Classical Chipmusic.
Continuing from our previous article on Blender 3D modelling basics, this article discusses advanced modelling techniques using subdivisions and loop cuts.
If you are looking for a new graphics technique using layers, you may want to try this great retro 1960s pop art screen print effect. We’ll show you how to get this cool effect using Pixlr.
In this article we will teach you to light your scenes using virtual lights inside Blender 3D and render your scenes as a still, a cross-platform software.
Tagspaces is a non-cloud note and file organiser for all major platforms. It works offline, is open source, uses plain file formats & uses simple tagging. Here’s a closer look.
If you’re looking for alternatives to Lastpass after it has been acquired by LogMeIn, here are 4 of the top alternatives to LastPass you can check out.
In this article we show you how to texture objects that you make in Blender 3D using photographic bitmaps and graphics you create.
In this article we give you a beginners’ guide to building objects in 3D with Blender, a free cross-platform 3D graphics and video software.