"Blender" tag

A List of Developer-friendly Android Libraries

Android, by virtue of being open source, makes it easy for others to create useful libraries. This article lists twelve developer-friendly open source libraries. The Android framework has been written to make the…

The many FOSS tools for our daily use...

Best Open Source Apps for Daily Use

What the proprietary world can do, FOSS can do better! That’s what this article hints at, as it takes you through the 11 most used open source apps. Every day, we use a…

Robot Operating System

Open Source Robotics Software Platforms

This first article in the series on open source software for robotic introduces the reader to open source robotics software platforms and focuses on the Robot Operating System (ROS). Robotics has always lured…

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…

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…

Blended in Blender

The Magical Art of Compositing in Blender

Apart from being a great 3D modeller and one of the best animation programs, Blender is also a great compositing program (since the release of Blender 2.37a and later, till the release of…

The propeller, after being given an ID

Wings 3D and the GIMP: UV Mapping and Texturing the Airplane

This article continues from the previous one in which we dealt with modelling an airplane. Here we look at UV mapping — making a 2D image of the 3D model. Why is texturing of…

Sintel treating Scales (the baby dragon)

Sintel, the Movie: Open Source Goes to Hollywood

Sintel, the fourth open movie from the Blender Foundation, is out. Building on the success of its previous open movie projects, this release has upped the ante by depicting a tragic showdown, complete…

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