Some of the dramatic visual effects you’ve seen in top-grossing movies and heralded television series got their start in Blender. This book helps you get your own start in creating three-dimensional characters, scenes, and animations in the popular free and open-source tool.

Author Jason van Gumster shares his insight as an independent animator and digital artist to help Blender newcomers turn their ideas into three-dimensional drawings. From exporting and sharing scenes to becoming a part of the Blender community, this accessible book covers it all!

Create 3D characters – no experience required; Build scenes with texture and real lighting features; Animate your creations and share them with the world; Avoid common rookie mistakes.

This book is the ideal starting place for newcomers to the world of 3D modeling and animation. …