Rick's Blog

Apr
21
2020

Terrain in Blender - Option 1: BlenderGIS

Wasatch Range, Northern Utah

I have tried creating environments in Blender and other 3D programs.  Usually it involved a lot of time and effort and resulted in frustration.  Part of my problem was that I tried to create too much of the world that was never to be seen by the camera, leading me to my Lessons Learned #1.  I've recently experimented with two Blender add-ons that make the process easier; BlenderGIS and Mirage.  They each have their strengths, depending on what you want to do.

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Mar
25
2019

Publish or Perish - Chapter 2

Despite having other items which I would like to get done, I am making an honest effort to publish something to Sketchfab  each month.  This month, I did a quick interior home office/library model.  I used some great props available on BlendSwap  (credits for the props are included in the Sketchfab description) that helped minim...
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Jan
23
2019

Part of Learning is Trying to Teach

 I finally made the plunge and contributed an answer to Blender's StackExchange.  It easier (and less scary) than I thought!

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Rick's Blog

Apr
21
2020

Terrain in Blender - Option 1: BlenderGIS

Wasatch Range, Northern Utah

I have tried creating environments in Blender and other 3D programs.  Usually it involved a lot of time and effort and resulted in frustration.  Part of my problem was that I tried to create too much of the world that was never to be seen by the camera, leading me to my Lessons Learned #1.  I've recently experimented with two Blender add-ons that make the process easier; BlenderGIS and Mirage.  They each have their strengths, depending on what you want to do.

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Mar
25
2019

Publish or Perish - Chapter 2

Despite having other items which I would like to get done, I am making an honest effort to publish something to Sketchfab  each month.  This month, I did a quick interior home office/library model.  I used some great props available on BlendSwap  (credits for the props are included in the Sketchfab description) that helped minim...
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  0 Comments
Jan
23
2019

Part of Learning is Trying to Teach

 I finally made the plunge and contributed an answer to Blender's StackExchange.  It easier (and less scary) than I thought!

Continue reading
  0 Comments