Blender For Dummies

Blender For Dummies

by Jason van Gumster
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Blender For Dummies by Jason van Gumster

The exciting new book on the exciting new Blender 2.5!

If you want to design 3D animation, here's your chance to jump in with both feet, free software, and a friendly guide at your side! Blender For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the perfect introduction to the popular, open-source, Blender 3D animation software, specifically the revolutionary new Blender 2.5. Find out what all the buzz is about with this easy-access guide. Even if you're just beginning, you'll learn all the Blender 2.5 ropes, get the latest tips, and soon start creating 3D animation that dazzles.

  • Walks you through what you need to know to start creating eye-catching 3D animations with Blender 2.5, the latest update to the top open-source 3D animation program
  • Shows you how to get the very most out of Blender 2.5's new multi-window unblocking interface, new event system, and other exciting new features
  • Covers how to create 3D objects with meshes, curves, surfaces, and 3D text; add color, texture, shades, reflections and transparency; set your objects in motion with animations and rigging; render your objects and animations; and create scenes with lighting and cameras

If you want to start creating your own 3D animations with Blender, Blender For Dummies, 2nd Edition is where you need to start!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470584460
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/03/2011
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 472
Sales rank: 1,317,893
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Jason van Gumster uses Blender every day in his work as a producer/animator for Hand Turkey Studios. He has given numerous international Blender demonstrations and workshops for students, professionals, and hobbyists, and he also blogs for Blender Nation, the primary news Web site for Blender users.

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Blender For Dummies 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice book to help you get the gist of it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
radpnp More than 1 year ago
Trying to learn a new process can be daunting but this handy book really helps the novice explore a whole new realm.
Widar More than 1 year ago
This book was clear and easy to read. It is one of the easier ways to learn Blender.