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Screencast-Keys v3.8 supports Blender 3.x

I’m running Blender 3.2.1. The addon download link is https://github.com/nutti/Screencast-Keys/releases Installation instruction is below. https://youtu.be/6d_Lv6xN5bQ

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How to mirror multiple objects

I’m using Blender 3.1.0. This technique would work in Blender 2.8x+. You might encounter situation that require mirroring multiple objects to save huge amount of time. How to do it? I create three boxes: 1, 2, 3. To create mirrored … Continue reading

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Free Matcaps for Blender 2.8+

Download a zip file from https://github.com/nidorx/matcaps Extract the zip file. It would extract hundreds PNG files in the folder. Go to Preferences > Lights menu, choose MatCaps and click ‘Install…’ button. And then choose the folder you created.

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3D modeling of USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51)

USS Arleigh Burke DDG 51

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2007 Honda Civic 3D model

Since I was introduced to 3D printing technology few years ago, I eagerly wanted to have ability of realistic 3D modeling. I use OpenSCAD to create functional 3D models most of time. I had to choose one 3D modeling software … Continue reading

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How to show object’s name on 3D viewport in Blender?

Select the object on 3D viewport.Go to the object property on right-side control panel.Select the Viewport display menuClick Name in Show submenu. On the above example, the name of a line object is ‘Top of dome’. This name tagis showed … Continue reading

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Full Guide to the Guide Mesh

I took the online course, Master Car Creation by Chris Plush (https://cgmasters.net/training-courses/master-car-creation-in-blender/) The course material was 52 GB and there was one PDF file which explains the core technique of Guide Mesh. I upload content of the PDF file as … Continue reading

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Oshkosh MATV 3D model Blender model link: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4647533

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How to change vertex size?

Blender 2.83 Go to 3D Viewport menu in following order. Edit > Preferences > Themes > 3D Viewport Scrolling down the 3D Viewport and there is Vertex size menu. Change the value.

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Start small, plan big.

First 3D model I created using OpenSCAD in 2015. A military vehicle I created using Blender 2.83. I invested over 800 hours to learn and improve my 3D modeling skill in Blender for the past three months. It’s been grinding, … Continue reading

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