Blender Video Tutorials https://library.creativecow.net/video-tutorials/blender View Creative COW's collection of free Blender video tutorials. Both Flash and Quicktime video tutorials for Blender. en-us Fri, 27 Apr 2018 04:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Modeling a Logo with Blender https://library.creativecow.net/articles/junda_justin/blender_modeling-a-logo.php In this Blender video tutorial Justin Junda shows how to convert a Droid 2D Logo into 3D using bezier curves, wireframes and other tools in Blender 2.5. Fri, 27 Aug 2010 17:05:17 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 12 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-12.php In this episode of the Blender Survival Guide Paolo continues the design of a simple scene that will be used to create volumetric lights using LuxRender. In this Video Tutorial you'll see how to add LuxRender to your Blender installation and how to prepare your scene for export by setting the right Mon, 10 May 2010 16:45:45 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 13 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-13.php Episode 13 of the Blender Survival Guide is the conclusion of the three-part tutorial on how to use Blender in conjunction with the Lux Renderer. This video tutorial shows, in very easy steps, techniques that can take several days to master if attempted without guidance. To make following the steps Mon, 10 May 2010 22:44:33 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 11 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-11.php 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 th Thu, 29 Apr 2010 17:27:20 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 10 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-10.php In this episode of the Blender Survival Guide we explore in detail how to edit existing keyframes for a simple animation. The video shows how to re-time portions of the animation, how to add hold keyframes, how to create loopable animations, and other tips that, as usual, come in handy in everyday w Mon, 12 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 9 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-9.php In this episode of the BSG Paolo shows you how to create a simple animation of flying photos in a 3D space. In the process we see how to setup the Blender environment to show the textures of a scene in real-time, how to align new objects to the current view and how to get real-time feedback about th Mon, 05 Apr 2010 17:26:32 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 8 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-8.php Blender 3D Tutorials: Episode 8 of the BSG continues the Book Promo project that Paolo Ciccone began in part 7. In this tutorial we see: How to do a multi-camera animation. How to adapt the translate tool to work in the right way. How to create realist mirror reflections. How to export the animation Mon, 29 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 7 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-7.php Blender 3D Tutorials: Episode 7 of the Blender Survival Guide is packed with information. In this video tutorial Paolo Ciccone shows users how to create a promo for a product and in the process he models a book complete with textures for the cover, the back, the spine and the pages. This episode cov Mon, 22 Mar 2010 16:43:59 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 6 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-6.php Blender 3D Tutorials: In Episode 6 of the Blender Survival Guide, host Paolo Ciccone goes back to work on the Blender desktop and finds a few more useful techniques to make Blender's workflow better organized. Some of the topics covered: Add the tree view (Outliner) to your Blender workspace; Conven Mon, 15 Mar 2010 20:32:30 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 5 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-5.php Blender 3D Tutorials: In part 5 of the Survival Guide, Paolo Ciccone shows the foundation of creating an animation with Blender. With the animation configured and ready he then shows how to render it to a clip that includes an alpha channel and how to import the animation in After Effects. Tue, 09 Mar 2010 16:44:36 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 4 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-4.php Blender 3D Tutorials: In Episode 4 of the Blender Survival Guide, host Paolo Ciccone expands on the subject started last week, and works on making the 3D text look better by learning how to use additional fonts, how to create new materials and how to take advantage of optimized Ambient Occlusion. Th Mon, 01 Mar 2010 19:04:49 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 3 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-3.php Blender 3D Tutorials: In this episode of the Survival Guide, host Paolo Ciccone shares how to create 3D text in Blender. We also discover how to use the 3D cursor, how to move, scale and rotate objects in the 3D space, how to position the camera to frame the shot, how to place lights and finally how Mon, 22 Feb 2010 22:28:45 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 2 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-2.php Blender 3D Tutorials: In part 2 of the Blender Survival Guide, host Paolo Ciccone shows users how to complete the customization of the Blender desktop and how to save our preferences so that they become the application's default. Mon, 15 Feb 2010 16:42:19 GMT The Blender 3D Survival Guide - Part 1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/blender-survival-guide-1.php Blender 3D Tutorials: The Blender Survival guide, hosted by Paolo Ciccone, is a multi-part tutorial that aims to teach you the necessary skills to get up to speed with Blender in the shortest time possible. All the essential stuff without the 'geeky' parts. Think of it as 'Bear Grylls' for Blender. Tue, 09 Feb 2010 17:41:24 GMT After Effects Exporter for Blender https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ciccone_paolo/ae-exporter-blender.php This tutorial introduces and demonstrates the new After Effects Exporter (AEE) for Blender, a program that exports Blender animations to After Effects for easy post work. The AEE integrates perfectly inside Blender 2.49 and is capable of exporting camera information, mesh reference points, 3D text r Tue, 02 Feb 2010 19:03:21 GMT