Stick Figures in Blender using Processing

This is a nifty little application which is written in the Processing language, which allows you to draw stick figures and export them to Blender for animation. If you haven’t heard of Processing, it’s an open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions. You can check … Read more

Blender to Flash with Animation

Finally there is a way to get 3D into Flash, from Blender (or another program such as 3DsMax), with Animation! It’s a tool called Cast3D. Check out this: You can download the Papervision 3D component for Flash CS3 from here:    

Blender Magic – Fluid Demo

I thought this was a very cool demonstration of the fluid capabilities of Blender. It shows a "magician" character, who "magically" conjures the water into different shapes: You can find more info here: and here: Magic Fluid Control

Blender and Flash Tutorials

Here are some more Blender and Flash tutorials that you can get for free: They’re actually demos for the full tutorial (you have to pay for the full version). If you like the demo versions, then you might want to pay for the full version. I’d definately recomend checking them out. One thing I … Read more

3D from a Photo

These technologies are still in development, but here are some incredible developments that can convert a picture into a 3D image:    

Free 3D Models Compatible with Blender

Some links to free 3D models, that are compatible (.blend file, or can be imported) with Blender: The Official Blender Model Repository Blender Architecture related 3D models: Cars: Sci-Fi (starwars, star trek, etc): General: 3D Models of Various Formats, some of which can be imported into Blender Motion Capture

Blender to Flash

I found another tutorial that shows you how to go from a 3D object in Blender, and export it as something that you can use with a Papervision or another Flash 3D engine. It exports to a Collada file, before you import into Papervision. This one is a bit longer way than the direct to … Read more

Blender Classes Online

If you’re interested in learning 3D, specifically Blender, I came across this set of Tutorials that’s formatted in a "class" kind of way: It has videos broken down into different functions and tasks, so it makes it easier to find a specific thing that you’re trying to figure out how to do. Seems like a … Read more