Did you know that you can add video files to a plane in Blender to create a wall, floor tile, carpet, etc.? In this article, we show you how to make virtual video screens.
Using a camera in Blender 3D is the same as using a real camera; to get the best out of your shots you need to be a cinematographer. Here are some basic techniques you should know.
VLC makes it easy to add and manage subtitles and offers simple, yet powerful, options to get the best experience. Here’s how to add subtitles in VLC player and sync with the video to get a comfortable experience.
Want to create a custom ring for 3D printing? In this article we discuss how to design a ring object in Blender and output it to print so you can actually wear it on your finger.
Looking for some cool, unique typefaces to help jazz up your Web and graphic designs? Here are a few fonts worth checking out that you probably don’t know about.
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.