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Blender Cycles: Materials, Lighting and Texturing - Blender 3D tutorial
Two months from now, the new renderer Cycles will be integrated in Blender 2.61 by default - learn today how to get along in the new environment.
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Video: evenly distributed holes using subsurf
Short videotutorial for the 3D content creation suite Blender3D. It shows an easy way to cut evenly distributet holes into a model, using the subsurf modifier.
Blender Cycles 101 Part 1
Billy McGuffin explains the basic principles and uses of the new Cycles feature in Blender 2.5. Part one of a series.
Using a Specular Map
Using a Specular map is easy. It's the same as using a 'Nor' map. You could use the same image for both to achieve good results or you could go into more detail. A good example of a custom specular map might be if you're trying to achieve the look of water that has just streaked down an object. The areas that are wet will be shinier than the rest of an object.
Introduction to Smoke/Fire Simulation in Blender 2.5 – Day 5
In the final part of his hi-res flame setup, Gottfried Hofmann, the man behind the official Blender smoke/fire documents, continues his look at smoke and fire simulation techniques within Blender 2.5 by adding in the scene camera and compositing together the final product. Prepare to be amazed at just what Blender can do for free!
Sculpting Reptile Scales with Alpha Maps in Blender 2.5
In this sculpting tutorial we are going to take a look at how to create reptilian scales with alpha maps as a custom brush. The tutorial makes use of both Blender 2.5 and Photoshop.