This section of the blog has all my articles related to Blender. The articles are a collection of news, tips, and tutorials.
Inara has an update from the last meeting that looks complete and has audio from the meeting. See: Project Bento User Group update 2 with audio. She has broken the audio clips up by topic, which is handy. For those short on time, the meat from the meeting:
With Project Bento in the works I expect lots of changes in AvaStar. Machinimatrix has announce a change in AvaStar 2.0.6. See: Avastar-2: Bind to Pose Operator. I generally find these privacy settings annoying. I consider this change in AvaStar a promotional advantage, so I think you would want the information to get wide coverage.
The Project is months old. But, it has a history already. Cathy Foil was one of the developers aske into the project and under NDA. Now the NDA has been lifted and she has made a 52 minute video relating her experience in the project. I have an index of the video below. 0-11:00 – … Continue reading
Gaia Clary, of Machinimatrix, has an excellent post in the Project Bento feedback thread. See: Gaia – Project Bento Feedback Thread. …OK, this is probably my shortest post…
This is a big deal. I’ll get into what it means and what some of the possibilities are. For years Second Life™ users have been asking for more bones. That would let users make avatars with tails that are easily animated. Or with more than 4 arm-leg appendages. We will be able to have a … Continue reading
If you are an AvaStar user, you paid about US$22 for the program. It was supposed to come with lifetime updates. The developer had no idea what they were promising when they set that financial model. They are finding to stay in business they are going to have to make some changes. They announced those changes … Continue reading
Machinimatrix is offering ten prizes of L$5,000 for those helping improve the documentation for AvaStar 1.6. They seem to be taking a new tack with new documentation. Read the deals of the prize offer. AvaStar 1.6 Documentation Avastar Download Page – Look in ARCHIVE for 1.6 Create a Feedback Ticket Spelling mistakes and minor corrections … Continue reading
On the 9th a new version of Blender was released: 2.76. Watch the video for an overview of changes in this version. This is only the first of a series of videos. If you watch on YouTube, you can watch the series. Or pick and choose from this page: Blender 2.76 Overview.