Mastering Blender 3D for Lathed Objects

Mastering Blender 3D for Lathed Objects

The spin tool in Blender 3D is a powerful tool for making lathed objects and radial arrays of objects. In this article we prove this by making a model of a toy rocket.

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Blender 3D Building Virtual Video Screens

Blender 3D Building Virtual Video Screens

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.

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Mastering Blender 3D Digital Cinematography

Mastering Blender 3D Digital Cinematography

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.

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Building a Custom Ring in Blender for 3D Printing

Building a Custom Ring in Blender for 3D Printing

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.

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Mastering Depth of Focus in Blender 3D for Realism

Mastering Depth of Focus in Blender 3D for Realism

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.

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Mastering Blender 3D Textures with UV Mapping

Mastering Blender 3D Textures with UV Mapping

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.

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Master HDR Environment Lighting in Blender 3D

Master HDR Environment Lighting in Blender 3D

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.

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Mastering 3D Lighting in Blender

Mastering 3D Lighting in Blender

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.

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Mastering 3D Rendering in Blender

Mastering 3D Rendering 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.

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Blender 3D Animation Basics

Blender 3D Animation Basics

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.

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Blender 3D Advanced Modelling

Blender 3D Advanced Modelling

Continuing from our previous article on Blender 3D modelling basics, this article discusses advanced modelling techniques using subdivisions and loop cuts.

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Blender 3D Lighting and Rendering Basics

Blender 3D Lighting and Rendering Basics

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.

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