This section of the blog has all my articles related to Blender. The articles are a collection of news, tips, and tutorials.
There is a video, included here, and a written overview with a collection of videos showing new features in more detail.
The announcement is here: Blender 2.78 RC2. Earlier this month I wrote Blender 2.78 Release Candidate is now available. It gives you a bit on what is in this release. We are nearing release of the final 2.78 version. AvaStar is now on alpha release 2.0-23 for Blender 2.77… If you are confused by the version … Continue reading
The main channels are getting a roll today, Tuesday. This update is described as a security update. The release notes describe the update a minor changes, logging changes. The RC channels remain as is, no update. Viewers The main viewer remains 188.8.131.528301, as of this morning. The same as last week.
Gaia Clary has released AvaStar 2 Alpha 7. This version has what we think is the final avatar skeleton. The big change in this version is Matrice has the Blender-AvaStar sliders working as they do in Second Life, an impressive feat. We still have to use the Bento Project Viewer to see and upload Bento … Continue reading
Blender 2.78 Release Candidate is now available! Download links are on that page. This is an RC release and is not for production. They hope it is good as is. But, no one knows… The Blender 2.78 Release Notes are here. This in 2.78 (RC), or so I am reading.
I haven’t been working with Blender lately. RL work and sort of waiting for Project Bento to move into RC status. But, I do skim the Blender news and art. One of the interesting places to look is SketchFab.com. Where I came across this 3D picture. The Probe – Plastics (without Sensor) by MACHINƎ on Sketchfab … Continue reading
Blender has a reputation for being hard to learn. After using it for 10± years I have say hard isn’t the word, never-ending is more like it. In Second Life™ bloggers don’t take on training Blender noobies. We send them to YouTube and point them at various online tutorials. But, Blender changes fast enough that … Continue reading
This is an interesting update on the current bugs and progress on the head bones. Matrice Laville, the programmer for AvaStar speaks about several issues. One of the people working with Bento is totally frustrated. She provides us a textbook case of victimization and projection. Wow. She is having problems with the Bento Collada file … Continue reading