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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

News: BlenderNewbies is not dead, and DVD orders are still being processed.

I just wanted to do a quick post to let everyone know that the site, despite appearances, is not abandoned. I'm still processing the huge amount of pre-orders received (thank you!) and haven't had time to create any new tutorials.

I'm also reviewing a new Blender animation book, in-between order fulfillments, that I'll eventually post on the blog. My main focus is on getting the Training DVD orders fulfilled, though.

It will be great to get back on schedule! BTW, when things get back to normal, I plan to do a bit of a "reboot" of the site to clean out the Blender 2.4x content.

Thanks for understanding!

(I've disabled the comments for this post since I won't have time to respond and it will help to keep my email Inbox under control.)


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Thursday, April 28, 2011

News: BlenderNewbies Blender 2.5 Training DVDs (Final Update)

This is the final update for the training dvd. The next notice will be the official release, in about two weeks.

It turns out that the final product is now FOUR DVD-Rs! Originally, this was supposed to be two dvds, but I found it difficult to stay within that limitation. I tried, but ultimately decided it would be simpler to not fight it.

The original price for the two dvds was $35, but I will have to increase the price to $50 for the four dvds. However, this doesn't effect those that have pre-ordered the dvds. And, I think it's only fair to continue offering the training at the original $35 price for a two-week grace period for those that have been waiting for the official release to purchase.

So, if you're interested in purchasing the training dvds, you can still get them for $35 plus postage and handling (a steal) until May 13th! After May 13, 2011, the price will be $50 (plus postage and handling).

You can get more info about the training, here. This page is the original announcement and the graphics could use some updating, but I plan to get to that over the next two weeks.


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Friday, April 22, 2011

News: Blender 2.57a (stable) is available for Download



This release is a bugfix for the v2.57 release. Lots of issues addressed!

You can find the downloads, here...

Here's the changelog for this release...


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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

News: Blender 2.57 (stable) is available for Download



Blender 2.57 (Stable) is available for downloading from the Blender Foundation!

You can find download links, here...


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