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This tutorial takes the opportunity to study how to create Volumetric Lights in Blender and in the process it shows some very useful modeling techniques. You will learn how to carve holes into planes, how to create new edges and faces and how to use the Array modifier to create multiple copies of the same geometry with speed and ease. This is a two-part tutorial.



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Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Nathan Walters
I like it when you split them up. When you think about it, you are able to go through the process in around half an hour, but for someone like me who is knew to it, it takes a good hour and a half, sometimes even 2 hours(from watching what you do, switching to blender, doing it myself). It takes up a pretty big chunk of my day but is definitely worth it. But you should consider making them shorter and split into more parts.

Great tutorial by the way! I can't wait to see how this is going to turn out.
Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Cris McRae
Finally I caught up to number 11. Looking forward to part 2. thanks for all the great tutorials

Thanks
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Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Rutger Wiersum
Hey Paolo,
It took me a while to watch this but I finally did, and once again I'd like to thank you.
Love your humor aswell :)
Thank you very much!
@Rutger Wiersum
by Paolo Ciccone
Glad you liked it Rutger, working on #12. I'm a little behind but it's coming :)

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Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Moisés Gaspar
Well..

Thanks and congratulations from Portugal.

Awsome tutorials, great teacher, and from blender!!... free and powerfull..

Thank You very much for your time and dedication.

Please continue ;)

Best regards.
@Moisés Gaspar
by Paolo Ciccone
Thank you, I'm glad that you like BSG. Yes, more episode will be available. In fact I'm working on the final parts if the BSG 12, which should be ready tomorrow or Friday at the latest.



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Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Rory Kearney
Wonderful Tutorials, Paolo you make using Blender a 'walk in the park" with your very informative yet easy delivery style,much appreciated.
P.S The usual 'film reel" link to play Video part 11 seems to be missing?
+1
@Rory Kearney
by Paolo Ciccone
Rory, we are looking into it. It will be back asap. Thanks for letting me know.

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@Rory Kearney
by Paolo Ciccone
It's back.

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Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Simon Bonner
Paolo,

First of all, thanks so much for these tutorials. Like others here, I've tried Blender a few times before and given up. Now, thanks to you, I feel I'm really getting the hang of it.

But I've run into a problem with Episode 11. I can't seem to replicate what you do at 19.30, when you select a vertex on the circle and then another vertex on the square. As you can see from the attached image, I can select a vertex on one object, but not the other.

Could you kindly direct me as to what I'm missing?

Thank you!



Simon Bonner

youtube.com/simonsaysfx
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Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Paolo Ciccone
Hi Simon.
Yes, what's happening with your scene is actually pretty simple to fix. Apparently you have exited edit mode before creating the circle, therefore creating two different objects. That is something that I forgot to address. If you call the toolbox and create an object while you are in edit mode, you simply add the geometry to the existing one. If you do the same while in object mode, you create two distinct objects.
Remove the circle, select the square, enter edit mode and then add the circle again.

Good luck.

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@Paolo Ciccone
by Simon Bonner
Great! Thanks a lot, Paolo!

Simon Bonner

youtube.com/simonsaysfx
Thank You!
by Rob Mahoney
Paolo, just wanted to take a break and thank you for your wonderful tutorials. I tried Blender once last year and gave up. But your approach of setting up the workspace like After Effects really helped me get my bearings. I feel I'm over the hump now and will be able to make some use of this great program. Thanks again!
@Rob Mahoney
by Paolo Ciccone
Rob, I'm glAd that the BSG is working for you, thank you for letting me know.


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Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Pa-Modu Jack
I cant express my feelings over this fantastic tutorial..it was like watching a favourite football match...and then ...Comes half time! So far so good and mind widening. Looking forward for a happy continuation.
Thanks again Paolo.
@Pa-Modu Jack
by Paolo Ciccone
It's always tough for me to split a tutorial in two. I know that having to wait for the second part is not fun but, at the same time, I don't want to rush and cram too much in half an hour. The second part will cover so much goodness that it needed to be on its own.
Cheers.

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Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Paolo Ciccone
Shiny :)

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Re: The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11
by Scott Sheriff
Shiny tutorial.
Always good to have a Firefly reference.

Scott Sheriff
Director
SST Digital Media
http://www.sstdigitalmedia.com


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