"animation" tag
Creating Realistic Materials

Creating Realistic Materials for Blender Projects

Having completed the three-part series, Animate with Blender, this article focuses on the science behind the process of creating good materials and textures within Blender. If modelling and rigging are the most significant…

Animating Goldfish

Learn to Animate with Blender, Part 3: Creating Animation Controls

This part of the series [Part 1 & 2] deals with creating controls for the fish and animating it. Blender is great software for animation and is particularly suited for character animation. Following…

Animate with Blender

Learn to Animate with Blender, Part 2: Decaling & Rigging the Goldfish

This second article in the series on animation with Blender teaches you how to use decaling to show textures on a model and later how to make a working skeleton for the gold…

Way to the GUI Library

Spicing up the Console for Fun and Profit, Part 2

In the previous part of this article, we manipulated various aspects of the shell and terminals, like prompts, colours, cursor movements, etc, using escape sequences and utilities like tput. Now let’s move to…

Mr. Gold Fish

Learn to Animate with Blender, Part 1: Modelling the Goldfish

Apart from being a great 3D modeller and one of the best animation programs, Blender is also great for compositing. This article is an introduction to animation in Blender. Start Blender by double-clicking…

Let's learn Beamer

Taming Beamer

This article introduces LaTeX and the Beamer extension class, which is ideal for creating professional-quality documents and presentations. The OpenOffice.org suite, and even the new arrival, LibreOffice, are not mature enough as truly…

Gave dev time, again!

Get Started with Pygame, Part 2

In the first part of this series, we learnt about uploading a background image, and how to put text with different fonts on the screen. We also went through event-handling. In this part,…

Fragments API

Android Application Development: Android Fragments API

In this article, we will look at the new Android UI API, the Fragments API. Part of the Android 3.0 SDK, it allows developers to use the large screen space available on tablets,…

Stop-motion annimation

Make Your Own Stop-Motion Animation Using Stopmotion

This is one of those projects done during a lazy afternoon when creativity is bubbling up. In this article, I will introduce the core concept of animation, and how one would go about creating a short film, step by step, using free and open-source software

3D plot in colour

Plotting is Fun with GNUPlot

This article explores the use of GNUPlot for scientific plotting, along with examples. While strings and pages of data seem cryptic, a plot reveals the entire data flow at a glance. Interpretation suddenly…

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