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## Blender 3D Modeling Basics Pt 7: Subdivision Surface Modifier

NOTE: I have changed the number label of this tutorial, so the audio narration's mention of which part of the series covers will differ. This is a quick look quick look at the subdivision surface modifier--Enough for you to get started playing around with it...

## Blender 3D Modeling Basics Pt 6: Boolean and Shrink Wrap Modifiers

NOTE: I have changed the number label of this tutorial, so the audio narration's mention of which part of the series covers will differ. In this video, we learn to cut some holes in your models with the Boolean and shrink wrap modifiers.

## Blender 3D Modeling Basics Pt 5: Bezier Curve Pipes

NOTE: I have changed the number label of this tutorial, so the audio narration's mention of which part of the series covers will differ. In this tutorial, we cover how to make a pipe or wire structure using bezier curves in Blender. This is an easy and powerful method...

## Blender 3D Modeling Basics Part 4: Spin and Spin Duplicate

NOTE: I have changed the number label of this tutorial, so the audio narration's mention of which part of the series covers will differ. In part 4 of the modeling series, we cover the Spin and Spin Duplicate tool. These are handy functions for creating arcs and...

## Blender 3D Modeling Basics Pt 3: Loop Cut and Knife Tools

NOTE: I have changed the number label of this tutorial, so the audio narration's mention of which part of the series covers will differ. This video covers the loop cut and knife tools for Blender 2.6. These tools are useful when you need to add more geometry to your...

## Blender 3D Modeling Basics Pt 2: Adding, Editing and Extruding Objects

NOTE: I have changed the number label of this tutorial, so the audio narration's mention of which part of the series covers will differ. In this video, we finish the rough shape of the Sith Fury ship. The functions covered here are similar to those used in Part 1:...

## Blender 3D Modeling Basics Pt 1: Background Images, Adding and Editing Objects

NOTE: I have changed the number label of this tutorial, so the audio narration's mention of which part of the series covers will differ. Here is the first part of the modeling basics series. This video covers the bulk of the rough shape of a Sith ship from the Old...

## Blender 3D View: Rotate, Pan & Zoom Controls

Manipulating Blender's 3D interface can seem awkward at first and it will take some getting used to the keyboard/mouse control scheme. But hear me now and believe me later, doing so will become second nature in a short time. This tutorial covers navigating the 3D...

## Blender 3D User Interface Basics

This is a quick video that goes over the basics of Blender's user interface -- the different elements, toolbars and resizing/splitting/joining windows to name a few. The Blender interface is highly customizable and it pays off to experiment with the layout.  There...

## What is 3D Modeling?

This video covers the basic process that goes into creating a 3D model. I created this for part of an e-learning project that I completed for an Instructional Design course.

#### Resources

Software:

Blender 3D–3D modeling/animation suite

GIMP–Image manipulation program

Krita–Digital painting

Inkscape–vector graphics editor

Learning Resources:

Blender Guru–Tutorials and resources

CG Cookie–Training for artists and animators

Communities:

Blender Artists

Blender Learning Network