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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Shape Modeling Exercise #5 - Wrapping an Object with a Lattice-style Mesh

In this exercise, we'll be creating a lattice, or net-like, mesh that we will then wrap around our targeted object.


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Here's the blend file that matches the starting point of the tutorial (the reference image is packed within the blend file).


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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Tip: Moving Objects out of the Local View without exiting the Local View mode

In this tutorial, we'll take a look at how to easily move objects out of the Local View without exiting the Local View.

This feature is found in both Blender 2.49 and 2.5.


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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Quick Tip: Aligning Objects in Blender 2.5

In this quick tip video, we'll take a look at how to align objects in Blender 2.5.



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Friday, June 04, 2010

Tip: Optimizing Blender 2.5 UI Interaction

In this quick tip, we’ll take a look at probably one of the most important settings to control the smoothness of Blender’s UI interaction, the Window Draw Method.



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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Timelapse: Modeling of a Perfume Bottle

This is a pretty old (at least 2 years old) timelapse that I stumbled upon while cleaning up some files. I thought I would share it instead of just junking it. Maybe it will enlighten someone.

There's no audio, so you can provide your own music if desired.

I just modeled the main form of the bottle.


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Here's the reference image: