Start learning with our library of video tutorials taught by experts. Get started
Viewed by members. in countries. members currently watching.
This course provides an overview of modeling, animating, and rendering 3D graphics in the open-source software Blender 2.6. Beginning with a tour of the Blender interface, author George Maestri shows how to create and edit basic objects, work with modifiers and subdivision surfaces, and apply materials and textures. The course also demonstrates lighting 3D scenes, setting up and using cameras, animating objects, and assembling basic character rigs.
If you're using Blender on a laptop, you may not have a keyboard with a Number Pad. If that's the case then you won't be able to do certain functions in Blender such as switch views from the Number Pad, but we can fix this by setting a preference. We can go into File>User Preferences and under Input select Emulate Numpad, and this will make the number keys along the top of your keyboard emulate the Number Pad along the side of the keyboard allowing your laptop to be fully functional.
There are currently no FAQs about Blender 2.6 Essential Training.
Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.
Search within course videos and transcripts, and jump right to the results.
Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.
Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.
Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.