Mastering Blender by Tony Mullen

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New edition shows you how to get the very most out of the latest version of Blender Blender, the open-source 3D software, is more popular than ever and continues to add functionality. If you're an intermediate or advanced user, this new edition of Tony Mullen's expert guide is what you need to get up to speed on Blender and expand your skills. From modeling, texturing, animation, and visual effects to high-level techniques for film, television, games, and more, this book covers it all. It also highlights Blender's very latest features, including new camera tracking tools and a new renderer. Provides intermediate to advanced coverage of Blender and its modeling, texturing, animation, and visual effects tools Covers advanced topics such as cloth, fur and fluids, Python scripting, and the Blender game engine Brings you up to speed on Blender's new camera tracking tools and new renderer Showcases techniques used in real-world 3D animation and visual effects Create realistic animation and visual effects with Blender and this expert guide that shows you step by step how to do it.

About Tony Mullen

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Tony Mullen, Ph.D. (Tokyo, Japan) has a broad background in CG-related work. He teaches at Tsuda College, where his courses include modeling and animation with Blender as well as the Python programming language (used for scripting in Blender). Mullen has been a cartoonist and an illustrator; his screen credits include writer, co-director, or lead animator on several short films, including the award-winning short The Devices of Gustav Braustache, Bachelor of Science and the recent live-action/stop-motion film Gustav Braustache and the Auto-Debilitator, appearing at several international film festivals. He is the author of Introducing Character Animation with Blender, 3D for iPhone Apps with Blender and SIO2, Mastering Blender, and Bounce, Tumble, and Splash! Simulating the Physical World with Blender 3D, all from Sybex.
Published November 28, 2012 by Sybex. 704 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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