Tutorial: Blender Basics – Rendering in Cycles

  Welcome to the tenth tutorial of the Blender Basics tutorial series. In this tutorial we will be looking at the Cycles Rendering Engine in Blender. Blender Reference Manual – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/index.html Blender Hotkeys Reference – https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/All Blender GPU Graphic Card Requirements – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/render/cycles/gpu_rendering.html Stone Texture – https://pixabay.com/en/stone-wall-texture-rock-old-1719722/   Render Settings The Cycles renderer in Blender Read more about Tutorial: Blender Basics – Rendering in Cycles[…]

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Tutorial: Blender Basics – Character Rigging and Animation

  Welcome to the ninth tutorial of the Blender Basics tutorial series. In this tutorial we will be rigging our basic character in Blender. Blender Reference Manual – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/index.html Blender Hotkeys Reference – https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/All Walk Cycle Poses – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Walk-cycle-poses.jpg   Rigging The first thing we need to do in order to animate our character is Read more about Tutorial: Blender Basics – Character Rigging and Animation[…]

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Tutorial: Blender Basics – Character Modeling

  Welcome to the eighth tutorial of the Blender Basics tutorial series. In this tutorial we will be using the skills we have thus acquired and model a basic character in Blender. Blender Reference Manual – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/index.html Blender Hotkeys Reference – https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/All   Let’s go into Orthographic View (5 on the Numpad) and then Front Read more about Tutorial: Blender Basics – Character Modeling[…]

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Tutorial: Blender Basics – Basic Animation

  Welcome to the seventh tutorial of the Blender Basics tutorial series. In this tutorial we will be looking at basic animation in Blender. Blender Reference Manual – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/index.html Blender Hotkeys Reference – https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/All Animation File – https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzQBwonj-XSsVjRTOUtaUl9xZTg   Timeline This is a very basic animation scene of a sphere moving across a floor (link Read more about Tutorial: Blender Basics – Basic Animation[…]

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Tutorial: Blender Basics – Camera and Rendering

  Welcome to the sixth tutorial of the Blender Basics tutorial series. In this tutorial we will be looking at cameras and rendering in Blender. Blender Reference Manual – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/index.html Blender Hotkeys Reference – https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/All   Working with Cameras Let’s start by looking at the basic Camera that is part of the default scene. If Read more about Tutorial: Blender Basics – Camera and Rendering[…]

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Tutorial: Blender Basics – Lighting

   Welcome to the fifth tutorial of the Blender Basics tutorial series. In this tutorial we will be looking at lighting in Blender. Blender Reference Manual – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/index.html Blender Hotkeys Reference – https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/All Canyon Image – http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=210270&picture=scenic-slot-canyon   Point Lamp Lighting is not just for illuminating the scene but it can also set the mood Read more about Tutorial: Blender Basics – Lighting[…]

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Tutorial: Blender Basics – Textures

   Welcome to the third tutorial of the Blender Basics tutorial series. In this tutorial we will be looking at materials in Blender. Blender Reference Manual – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/index.html Blender Hotkeys Reference – https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/All Polka Dot Pattern – http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=118656&picture=polka-dot-pattern-background Vintage Paper Pattern – http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=205466&picture=damast-vintage-tapeten-blau   Adding Textures Textures can add realism to the materials used on Read more about Tutorial: Blender Basics – Textures[…]

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Tutorial: Blender Basics – Materials

   Welcome to the third tutorial of the Blender Basics tutorial series. In this tutorial we will be looking at materials in Blender. Blender Reference Manual – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/index.html Blender Hotkeys Reference – https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/All   Assigning Materials Once we’ve modeled an object we need to add some color and shading to it which we can do Read more about Tutorial: Blender Basics – Materials[…]

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Tutorial: Blender Basics – Modeling

   Welcome to the second tutorial of the Blender Basics tutorial series. In this tutorial we will be introducing modeling in Blender. Blender Reference Manual – https://docs.blender.org/manual/ja/dev/index.html Blender Hotkeys Reference – https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/All   Creating Mesh Primitives A common object type used in a 3D scene is a mesh. Blender comes with a number of primitive Read more about Tutorial: Blender Basics – Modeling[…]

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Demo Reel – January 2017

Jennifer S. Abbott is a multimedia and game designer and artist, writer and educator. I work primarily in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and Blender. I specialize in vector/graphic art, game development, motion graphics, 3D modeling, and website design and development. I am open to working with individuals, small businesses, non-profit organizations, and educational organizations. I Read more about Demo Reel – January 2017[…]

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