13 Feb 15 – See you at Pausefest Start-Up Expo 15 Feb

I’ll be at the Pausefest Startup Expo on Sunday the 15th Feb 2015, 10am – 5pm at the Atrium, Fed Square. 

Happy to answer any Blender questions you have!

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28 Jan 15 – Andrew Price (Blender Guru) in Melbourne Feb 9!

Blender Training is proud to sponsor Andrew Price’s visit to Melbourne.

Andrew Price has been providing online tutorials for Blender for over five years and has published two of the most comprehensive training courses ever made for blender – the Nature AcademyArchitecture Academy and very recently The Grass Essentials. Andrew also records a monthly podcast where he interviews other artists using Blender.

The Melbourne Blender society will be meeting at Pausefest on Monday the 9th of February from 7:00 to 8:00pm at the Beer DeLuxe @ Fed Square. See the Pausefest Blender Meetup page for more information.

Please note that entry to the Meetup is FREE. You do not have to buy a Pausefest ticket!

 

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1 July 14 – Campaign Coins animation

I have just finished an animation for Campaign Coins – with many technical challenges that come from fluid animations. You can see the final animation as part of their Kickstarter campaign. I’ll be talking through some of the challenges at the July Melbourne Blender Society meeting as well as the World Blender Day both in August.

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18 Nov 14 – World Blender Day presentation

Andrew Buttery from Blender Training along with Alex Fraser from Melbourne Blender Society participated in the World Blender Day held in August. Andrew presented on Fluid Sims and Alex presented on game engine. You can see Andrew’s presentation and Alex’s presentation on Youtube.

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26 Mar 14 – Using the preview range feature

At the Blender Conference last year I saw Hjalti Hjalmarsson doing his talk on animating for Caminandes 2. To check his animation he was hitting Alt-A then ESC over and over again to preview his animation. Surely there must be a better way? There is! Use the preview range feature.
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20 Feb 14 – Timeline and Timecode displays

In the last tutorial I mentioned how I normally use frame display in the video editor, but not anymore! Find out about custom timecode formats and a change coming in Blender 2.70.
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