Oct '09 19

Blender and stop motion animation

Blender is powerful 3D modeling application that is Open source, Although the GUI does take some getting use to, here is a basic tutorial to get you started as well as the normal Blender  Tutorials.

I’ve been playing around with “Stop Motion” animation with the kids, and found a few tutorials on how to use Blender for Stop motion and Video Sequencing. There is also some nice stuff on Animateclay, Brickfilms and BlenderGuru. Here’s how you can render Lego from LeoCAD in Blender, plus some tutorials on the basics of LeoCAD.

There are a number of good sites for Blender: