This section of the blog has all my articles related to Blender. The articles are a collection of news, tips, and tutorials.
AvaStar has a new release out, about 2 weeks after the release of 2.1. Visit your Products page. This release fixes a problem with the male avatar scales post rig update. It also improves the output precision to correct problems with mesh animation at high elevations.
Yay! We have a final release version, 2.1. The official announcement is here: AvaStar 2.1. The price for 2.1 is: Upgrade from AvaStar-1 for just 3500 Linden$ (or 14 US$) Get a new license for just 6500 Linden$ (or 27 US$) Lindens are going for L$265/US$1 as I write this. $L6,500/265=US$24.53 or is that L$265 … Continue reading
Another RC release is out. This one fixes a couple of bugs. I just barely got RC-14 installed. I have yet to get to play with it. Check your Products Page to download a copy.
When I saw the announcement for the final release of AvaStar 2.0, I hadn’t noticed the RC-14 version is out, which was me being a bit slow considering the video I posted. Check your AvaStar Products Page for the download. I won’t get to play with it today. But… soon. The release notes are here. The … Continue reading
AvaStar is thinking they will release AvaStar 2.0 around the end of September… yes, 2017. I like the AvaStar developers and support people. But, I’ve decided they are way too susceptible to feature creep. Fortunately, they release RC versions that keep us going. If you are using Blender, there is nothing equal to AvaStar for Second … Continue reading
We have a new release of Blender as of 9/12. I always want to know what is the new release going to do for me in my work flow for Second Life. So, the TL:DR take is it messes up some things I do. But, not too bad. It looks like 2.8 will trip me … Continue reading
New in Blender 2.8 is an over view of Blender 2.8. The current version of Blender is 2.78c. A Blender 2.79 RC2 is available for download now. So, the 2.8 overview is a what’s coming type thing. I’ve been seeing the Eevee word for some time. I know what PBR is, Physically Based Rendering. Meaning … Continue reading
I see this morning that Blender has a Release Candidate 1 out. Get some more details here and download a copy. See Blender 2.79 Release Candidate 1 For those of us in Second Life(TM) doing production work, we’ll want to wait for the main release. This version has new rendering engine stuff, which while improving baking … Continue reading