1. New Blender's event system is working like a charm, with realtime updates, and non-blocking tools.

    Check this video to see how I can playback an animation, while modeling, tweaking the interface, materials, rendering, everything realtime.

    Blender 2.5 is a development version, try it yourself by getting special builds compiled by the community at GraphicAll.org

    Blender is an Open Source 3D Suite.
    Check blender.org (the latest official release is 2.49, bit different than the version shown this video)

    # vimeo.com/5137477 Uploaded 43.1K Plays 48 Comments
  2. Discover how to recreate the infamous StarCraft 2 logo using Blender 2.5!

    In this tutorial you will learn:

    * How to use area lamps effectively
    * How to quickly UV unwrap text
    * When to use an orthographic camera
    * How to imitate complex lighting using textures

    Download the finished .blend:

    # vimeo.com/14205235 Uploaded 45.7K Plays 7 Comments
  3. Arguably the single most important aspect to modeling is topology. This overview tutorial takes a look at the topology of the human head, examining each of the main edgeloops, poles, etc.

    # vimeo.com/9059831 Uploaded 86.1K Plays 12 Comments
  4. This is the first part of a tutorial about modeling a fly in Blender. The other parts of the tutorial will be added soon and will cover rigging, hair editing, shading and rendering.
    I used text-overlays for explanations.
    So if you need more time to read the text, simply pause the video (hint: spacebar!)
    If you want to get an idea of the whole process first, you can watch the timelapse-video below.

    # vimeo.com/2945730 Uploaded 43.5K Plays 37 Comments
  5. In this quick Blender 2.5 video tip we demonstrate how to make a lowpoly model appear smoother than it actually is by using an Edgesplit modifier. This technique also resolves the issue with artifacts you commonly face when displaying a lowpoly model as smooth.

    # vimeo.com/11455313 Uploaded 16.6K Plays 2 Comments

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