Blender Master Class – Excellent hands-on guide to modeling, sculpting, materials & rendering – #bookreview

Blender Master Class A Hands-On Guide to Modeling, Sculpting, Materials, and Rendering Ben Simonds (No Starch Press, paperback, Kindle) This excellent hands-on guide shows “how to create models and environments in 3D, using two pieces of software: Blender, for 3D design and animation, and GIMP, for 2D image editing.” It covers Blender 2.6x. The author, … Continue reading Blender Master Class – Excellent hands-on guide to modeling, sculpting, materials & rendering – #bookreview

The Artist’s Guide to GIMP, 2nd Edition – Newly updated for GIMP 2.8 – #bookreview

The Artist’s Guide to GIMP: Creative Techniques for Photographers, Artists and Designers, 2nd Edition Michael J. Hammel (No Starch Press, paperback –  Kindle edition) GIMP is a free and full-featured alternative to Adobe Photoshop. GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) now has a long track record and many users, but it remains difficult for newcomers to learn, … Continue reading The Artist’s Guide to GIMP, 2nd Edition – Newly updated for GIMP 2.8 – #bookreview