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Learning Blender: A Hands-on Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters

Learning Blender: A Hands-on Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters

By: Oliver Villar

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Blender, the free open source 3D software is liberating millions of creative professionals to create projects that would never have been possible before. Many are turning to Blender to create realistic 3D characters for today's huge markets in gaming and video. Learning Blender is the first tutorial that walks you through every step of creating an outstanding animated character and then composing it in a professional-quality video. Covering the newest version of Blender (2.70), this tutorial is perfect for both 3D novices and those who've...

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Das Blender-Buch, 5th Edition

Das Blender-Buch, 5th Edition

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Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 10-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Das Blender-Buch ist seit vielen Jahren das Standardwerk für das beliebte 3D-Modellierungs- und Animationswerkzeug und wurde bereits in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt. Für die mittlerweile fünfte Auflage wurde es auf die Blenderversion 2.67 aktualisiert.Anschaulich führt Autor und Blender-Trainer Carsten Wartmann in die Bedienung von Blender ein und vermittelt die Erstellung von 3D-Szenen und -Animationen. Leicht nachvollziehbare Tutorials erläutern zahlreiche Themen, u.a. Modellierung, Material und Textur, Animation und die Berechnung mit unterschiedlichen Render Engines....

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Blender Production

Blender Production

By: Roland Hess

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 13-FEB-2014

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Blender has become one of the most popular 3D animation tools on the market because it is robust and absolutely free. Blender Production is the definitive resource for anyone who wants to create short animations from scratch. With this book, and Blender, you have the ideal platform to make it happen.  Blender expert and author Roland Hess walks you through the entire process of creating a short animation including: writing, storyboarding, blocking, character creation, animation, rendering, and production. The associated web site includes the full Blender software kit and a complete...

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Tradigital Blender

Tradigital Blender

By: Roland Hess

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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Expand your animation toolkit with foundational animation techniques, software expertise, professional best-practices, proven and time-tested work flows. Roland Hess, a leading Blender artist and instructor, expertly navigates you through Blender's character animation systems and controls, with a focus on each of the classical principles of animation like timing, anticipation, appeal, staging, exaggeration, squash and stretch and much more. Unique from other software titles, the Tradigital series offers a specific tool-set of practical instruction and foundational knowledge that all...

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Blender Compositing and Post Processing

Blender Compositing and Post Processing

By: Mythravarun Vepakomma

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 23-JAN-2014

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Learn the techniques required to create believable and stunning visuals with Blender Compositor Explore Blender compositor to create spectacular visuals Make the most out of Blender's node-based compositing architecture Step-by-step guide full of practical examples In Detail Blender Compositing allows you to assemble and enhance an image (or movie). Using Composition nodes, you can glue two pieces of footage together and colorize the whole sequence all at once. You can enhance the colors of a single image or an entire movie clip in a static manner or in a dynamic way...

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Blender Cycles: Lighting and Rendering Cookbook

Blender Cycles: Lighting and Rendering Cookbook

By: Bernardo Iraci

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 31-DEC-2013

Slots: 1.0

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Over 50 recipes to help you master the Lighting and Rendering model using the Blender Cycles engine Get acquainted with the lighting and rendering concepts of the Blender Cycles engine Learn the concepts behind nodes shader system and get the best out of Cycles in any situation Packed with illustrations and a lot of tips and tricks to make your scenes come to life In Detail Blender provides a broad spectrum of modeling, texturing, lighting, animation and video post-processing functionality in one package. It provides cross-platform interoperability, extensibility and a...

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Blender 3D Printing Essentials

Blender 3D Printing Essentials

By: Gordon C. Fisher

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 23-NOV-2013

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Bring your ideas to life in Blender and learn how to design beautiful, light, and strong 3D printed objects Design beautiful, colourful, and practical objects in Blender to print or export Master Blender's special 3D printing tools to maximize print quality and minimize cost Consider requirements unique to 3D printing such as structural integrity and stability In Detail Like computing, 3D printing has been around for decades but it was expensive and was only used for making complex prototypes. Now, prices have dropped and third-party printing services such as Shapeways...

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Learn OpenGL ES: For Mobile Game and Graphics Development

Learn OpenGL ES: For Mobile Game and Graphics Development

By: Prateek Mehta

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 30-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 18-SEP-2013

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Want to create sophisticated games and graphics-intensive apps? Learn OpenGL ES gets you started immediately with OpenGL ES. After mastering the basics of OpenGL ES itself, you will quickly find yourself writing and building game apps, without having to learn about object oriented programming techniques. This book demonstrates the use of a powerful open-source modeling tool, Blender. You will be guided, step by step, through the development of Tank Fence, a dynamic, interactive 3D game. Along the way you'll gain skills in building apps with Eclipse and the Android SDK or NDK, rendering...

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Blender 2.6 Cycles: Materials and Textures Cookbook

Blender 2.6 Cycles: Materials and Textures Cookbook

By: Enrico Valenza;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 03-JUL-2013

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Over 40 recipes to help you create stunning materials and textures using the Cycles rendering engine with Blender Create naturalistic materials and textures - such as rock, snow, ice and fire - using Cycles Learn Cycle’s node-based material system Get to grips with the powerful Cycles rendering engine In Detail Cycles is Blender’s new, powerful rendering engine. Using practical examples, this book will show you how to create a vast array of realistic and stunning materials and texture effects using the Cycles rendering engine. Blender 2.6 Cycles: Materials and Textures...

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Blender Master Class

Blender Master Class

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Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 26-FEB-2013

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Blender Master Class is a practical, hands-on guide to the potential of the popular open-source 3D graphics tool. Chapters walk through the steps in the modeling process, from concept art to that final polish. ...

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Blender 2.6 : 3D pour l'architecture

Blender 2.6 : 3D pour l'architecture

By: Matthieu Dupont de Dinechin

Publisher: Eyrolles

Publication Date: 27-APR-2012

Insert Date: 07-FEB-2013

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Présentation L'outil libre de conception 3D Préface d'Abel Groenewolt Logiciel libre de référence pour la création d'images et l'animation 3D, Blender peut avantageusement remplacer 3ds Max, Cinema4D et même Google SketchUp dans la conception de projets architecturaux, depuis la modélisation de l'espace et des bâtiments jusqu'au rendu final. Utilisable aussi bien sous Windows et Linux que sous Mac OS X, il a été complètement refondu dans sa version 2.6 pour offrir toute une panoplie d'outils dont la puissance et la souplesse permet d'allier rapidité et créativité, tout...

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Mastering Blender, 2nd Edition

Mastering Blender, 2nd Edition

By: Tony Mullen

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 22-JAN-2013

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New edition shows you how to get the very most out of the latest version of Blender Blender, the open-source 3D software, is more popular than ever and continues to add functionality. If you're an intermediate or advanced user, this new edition of Tony Mullen's expert guide is what you need to get up to speed on Blender and expand your skills. From modeling, texturing, animation, and visual effects to high-level techniques for film, television, games, and more, this book covers it all. It also highlights Blender's very latest features, including new camera tracking tools and a new...

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Blender Game Engine Beginner's Guide

Blender Game Engine Beginner's Guide

By: Victor Kuller Bacone;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 25-SEP-2012

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"The non-programmer's guide to creating 3D video games with this book and ebook. Use Blender to create a complete 3D video game. Ideal entry level to game development without the need for coding No programming or scripting required In Detail Blender Game Engine is the part of the Blender 3D editor used to create actual 3D video games. It’s the ideal entry level game development environment because you don’t even need to learn to program. Create a complete game using Bender’s innovative logic bricks. "Blender Game Engine: Beginner’s Guide" is the ideal introduction to...

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Das Blender-Buch, 4th Edition

Das Blender-Buch, 4th Edition

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Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 05-SEP-2012

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Jetzt komplett vierfarbig!+ Neu zur aktuellen Version Blender 2.5+ "... an excellent introduction for new users to get into Blender." (Blender-Entwickler Ton Roosendaal im Geleitwort)+ Vorauflagen wurden ins Englische, Italienische und Indonesische übersetzt . ...

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Blender 3D Basics Beginner's Guide

Blender 3D Basics Beginner's Guide

By: Gordon Fisher;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 22-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 27-JUN-2012

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"The complete novice's guide to 3D modeling and animation with this book and ebook. The best starter guide for complete newcomers to 3D modeling and animation Easier learning curve than any other book on Blender You will learn all the important foundation skills ready to apply to any 3D software In Detail Blender is by far the most popular open source graphics program available. It is a full featured 3D modeling, animation and games development tool used by millions all over the world – and it’s free! This book is for those looking for an entry into the world of 3D...

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Blender Foundations

Blender Foundations

By: Roland Hess

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 23-FEB-2012

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Blender Foundations is the definitive resource for getting started with 3D art in Blender, one of the most popular 3D/Animation tools on the market . With the expert insight and experience of Roland Hess, noted Blender expert and author, animators and artists will learn the basics starting with the revised 2.6 interface, modeling tools, sculpting, lighting and materials through rendering, compositing and video editing. Some of the new features covered include the completely re-thought interface, the character animation and keying system, and the smoke simulator. More than just a...

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Blender 2.5 Character Animation Cookbook

Blender 2.5 Character Animation Cookbook

By: Virgilio Vasconcelos;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 03-JAN-2012

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"50 great recipes for giving soul to your characters by building high-quality rigs and understanding the principles of movement. Learn how to create efficient and easy to use character rigs Understand and make your characters , so that your audience believes they're alive See common approaches when animating your characters in real world situations Learn the techniques needed to achieve various setups, from IK-FK blending to corrective shape keys and eyes controllers The only book to cover advanced aspects of working with character animation in Blender. In...

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Blender 3D 2.49 Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery

Blender 3D 2.49 Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery

By: Allan Brito;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 02-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 03-NOV-2011

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Create photo-realistic 3D architectural visualizations of buildings, interiors, and environmental scenery with Blender. Study modeling, materials, textures, and light basics in Blender Learn special tricks and techniques to create walls, floors, roofs, and other specific architectural elements Create realistic virtual tours of buildings and scenes Develop a library of textures, materials, and objects that you can use over and over again In Detail Every type of construction—such as building a house, a movie set, or a virtual set—needs a project. These projects are made...

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Blender Studio Projects: Digital Movie-Making

Blender Studio Projects: Digital Movie-Making

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 24-MAY-2010

Insert Date: 03-NOV-2011

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Learn how to get professional results from Blender Start from scratch-the way it happens in the studio-and create fully rendered objects with Blender open-source 3D animation software and this real-world, roll-up-your-sleeves guide. No time is wasted-this book plunges straight into step-by-step instruction designed to help you build skills and create solid assets for film, video, and games. Blender is gaining clout in professional settings, and you can get a running start with this series of hands-on tutorials that encompasses multiple disciplines. The book includes a DVD with starter,...

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Blender 2.5 HOTSHOT

Blender 2.5 HOTSHOT

By: John E. Herreño;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 22-SEP-2011

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"Challenging and fun projects that will push your Blender skills to the limit Exciting projects covering many areas: modeling, shading, lighting, compositing, animation, and the game engine Strong emphasis on techniques and methodology for the best approach to each project Utilization of many of the tools available in Blender 3D for developing moderately complex projects Clear and concise explanations of working in 3D, along with insights into some important technical features of Blender 3D Projects that you can tweak yourself to create magnificent finished models. Have a...