Blender Link Object

How To : Append and link external elements in Blender 2.5

In this quick Blender 2.5 video tip, you'll learn how appending/linking can be used to bring in elements from another .blend file. These elements can be mesh objects, lamps, materials, or even sculpting brushes. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modelin ...more

How To : Use the Blender Make Links tool

When you begin working with complex scenes, you'll often find yourself applying the same material to a multitude of objects, which becomes quite time consuming. By using blender's "Make Links" tool you can quickly apply a single materials to as many objects as you'd like. Whet ...more

How To : Use Retopo to punch a hole in an object in Blender

See how to use use the Retopo tool and View options to make round holes in tubes (or other surfaces) with Blender 2.5. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with th ...more

How To : Animate a 3D object within Blender

This clip presents a general introduction to animating models when working in Blender, the popular (and free) 3D modeling app. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the loo ...more

How To : Link scenes in Blender 2.49b or 2.5

This clip offers a few quick tips on scene linking within Blender 2.49b or 2.5. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well s ...more

How To : Crack 3D objects in Blender

Learn how to create a crack in a 3D object in two minute or less with this video guide. The technique involves no scripts, just a powerful tool that has been right under your nose for years! Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphic ...more

How To : Destroy a mesh with external particles in Blender

This clip presents detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to destroy a Suzanne object using external plane particles. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with ...more

How To : Use link constraints in 3D Studio Max

Link constraints are a simple and useful part of the toolset available to you in 3D Studio Max. They allow you to attach one object to another so that when one moves, it will only move in relation to some parameters governing its position relative to the other object. This vid ...more

How To : Use the camera fly mode tool in Blender

See how to work with Blender's Camera Fly Mode tool. The tool is a great way to help navigate your 3D scene, and also for camera placement (or any object set to be a "camera", for example a Spotlight). Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D compu ...more

How To : Create a 3D chain model in Blender 2.5

This Blender 2.5 video tutorial offers a lesson in how to create an easy chain with nothing more than a single link, a array modifier and a curve modifier. Then see the process of using the freshly created chain in a simple scene. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's ...more

How To : Match plane's aspect ratio to an image in Blender

In this tip video, you'll see how to set the aspect ratio of a plane object to match that of the image mapped to it. This is important to prevent distortion in the mapped image. This knowledge will be helpful when using image planes for cutout trees and people, instanced image ...more

How To : Link 3D objects in 3ds Max

Hierarchy is one of the object association types in 3ds Max. It is based on a parent-child relationship, which can be created by linking objects. Learn how to create hierarchies by linking a child and parent object together within 3DS Max. Learn how object linking takes place ...more

How To : Use library linking in Blender

This clip provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to link libraries in Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you'r ...more

How To : Animate a 3D Lightsaber in Blender

Creating a 3D object in Blender is just a small part of the 3D graphics process. Now it has to move! This video will show you how to animate a 3D object in Blender, in this case a Star Wars Lightsaber. Without the benefit of having Mark Hamill to swing the thing around, you'll ...more

How To : Unwrap in Blender

In order to unwrap and object and export it in Blender, you will need to import and object in blender, by go to "file". Click on "import". Click on "wavefront". Then, go to the parent directory. Select the object, by right clicking. Then, go into edit mode via the drop down me ...more

How To : Remove materials in Blender

Did you create a cool three-dimensional object in Blender then texture it, only to decide you hate the texture? Then check out this video and learn how to remove materials from objects in Blender 3D. software.

How To : Use the ListView control in Visual Studio

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How To : Use the ListView control in Visual Studio 2008

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How To : Create a dummy object in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to create a dummy object (an object that doesn't render). You'll also learn how to link the dummy object to a light and a camera for animating. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the v ...more

How To : Model with mirroring in Blender 2.5

This Blender user's guide introduces mirroring, the object center, editing with precision and recalculating normals. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the ...more

How To : Move a vertex along an edge in Blender

This is a short Blender tutorial that illustrates how to move a vertex along an arbitrary edge of an object no matter how the edge is rotated in 3D space. This 3D tutorial is from Stage6 so check it out and learn how to control the vertices on your Blender models.

How To : Use the sculpt tool in Blender

In this Bender software tutorial you will learn how to use the extremely powerful sculpt tool. The sculpt tool allows you to model meshes more artistically and "paint" the surface of the object. Using the sculpt tool in Blender is a great way to master modeling in Blender.

How To : Zoom in to the mouse cursor in Blender 2.5

In this quick Blender 2.5 video tip, you'll see how, by changing a couple settings in the User Preferences menu, you can dramatically increase the accuracy and ease of manipulating your object in the viewport. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling ...more

How To : Use dupliverts in Blender

Check out this cool video tutorial on how to use dupliverts in Blender. Dupliverts are Blender's version of an array command. It places and object at every vertex of your emitter mesh and gives you some control over the orientation of dupliverted objects. It can also be conver ...more

How To : Model a low poly character in Blender 3D

This tutorial uploaded from Stage6 shows you how to model a low polygon character in Blender 3D. Low poly characters may have less details than higher poly count characters but they will move faster in video game engines and are easier to work with. So watch and learn how to m ...more

How To : Make a tunnel & animate a flythrough in Bryce 5

In this Bryce 5 video tutorial you will learn how to make a tunnel with a Boolean operation. Learn how to create a hallway from a boolean object, add a camera, and add a parent object. The video also shows you how to link a camera and light to the parent, and animate the proje ...more

How To : Use paths and dupliframes in Blender

Check out this Blender video tutorial all you wannabe digital animators out there to see how to use paths and dupliframes in your 3D modeling. A path is a curve that an object follows during animation. A dupliframe is described as modeling with animation. Blender is the free ...more

How To : Unwrap UV's to a Zbrush model in Blender

In this special edition Jason Welsh takes on unwrapping captain subtools in Blender from Zbrush and makes him a brand new set of UVS then brings it back to Zbrush. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of this hour long tutorial. A download link is provi ...more

How To : Put a video on PowerPoint

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to add a video into PowerPoint. This video is using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. Begin by opening the program and create a new slide. Click on the Developer tab and select the More Controls icon. Scroll down the list and look for ...more

How To : Use Indirect Measurement

In this how to you will learn how to measure things indirectly. Indirect measurement is when you calculate something's measurement by measure the shadow. First, all of your measurement have to be taken around the same time. Next, measure your height. After, measure the object' ...more

How To : Hide a Virus Inside of a Fake Picture

In my last tutorial, I talked about creating a virus inside of a Word Document in the scenario of a mass-mailer attack. In this post, however, I'm going to be covering creating a fake image or screenshot with a meterpreter backdoor hidden inside to be used in a similar scenari ...more

How To : Group objects in Blender

Grouping in blender allows you to better oganize the objects within your scene by grouping them together. This is particularly use for complex scenes with large numbers of objects. It also allows easy selection for different types of objects at the same time. Whether you're ne ...more

How To : Measure objects and distances within Blender

This clip offers a look at how to measure objects and distances in Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be wel ...more

How To : Paint instance objects in Blender

This tutorial teaches how to use Blender’s particles system to “paint” instanced objects onto mesh surfaces. Similar to Maya’s “Paint Effects,” though not nearly as powerful, it’s a very nice way to fill a scene with flowers, vegetation, rocks, pebbles, gravel, debris, etc. Wh ...more

How To : Render objects in Blender

This clip presents a quick introduction to rendering within Blender, the popular (and free) 3d modeling app. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips ...more

How To : Apply lighting to 3D objects in Blender

This clip covers the very basics of how lighting works within the Blender 3D modeling app. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're ...more

How To : Texture 3D objects with materials in Blender

Materials allow you to just the colors and specularity of your 3D models. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well ...more

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