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Blender 2.5 HOTSHOT-John Edison Herreno Velasco
Blender 2.5 HOTSHOT  
by John Edison Herreno Velasco (Author)
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Publisher : Packt Publishing
Publish date : 29-Jul-2011
Category : Computer Books New Arrival
Mediatype : Books
Binding : Paperback
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List Price :   Rs. 999
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ISBN : 9781849513104 / Indian ISBN 13: 9789350234822
Pages : 314
Book Summary : Blender 2.5 HOTSHOT

Blender 2.5 Hotshot will show you how powerful and capable Blender 3D is when you exploit its full potential. Move beyond basic tasks in Blender 3d and dive into more challenging territory. Ditch simple boring characters in favor of creating more detailed, visually rich, and polished results.

We will start by covering all the steps involved in producing a complete image from scratch by working on a scene of a starship; then we'll go into working with blueprints by creating an aircraft scene and a car model. Next you will use the video editor by creating a professional looking demo-reel followed by the game engine to create an interactive first person architectural walkthrough.

What you will learn from this book :

  • Complex shading techniques, including the usage of the material's node system.
  • Combine computer generated images with live footage using compositing techniques.
  • Basic methodology for creating an armature, setting it up, skinning a model and animating it.
  • Useful tools, along with some tips and tricks for architectural rendering.
  • Smart and powerful usage of procedural textures.
  • Improve the final result of your renders with the compositing system.
  • Set up configuration and code for the Blender Game Engine, such as logic bricks and Python scripts.
  • Reuse data from external .blend files by means of the library system.

Approach
Using a projects based approach you will learn fun and challenging aspects of Blender 3D development. With each project you will be able to show off a creation that utilizes Blender 3D maximum potential.

Who this book is written for
If you are already able to perform some basic tasks with Blender 3D and want to go from the simple and boring renders of monkey-headed characters living in box-like scenes to creating more detailed, visually richer, and more polished results then this book is for you. It will give you a good idea of the amount of complexity required for real-world projects and help you in deciding what area you are going to specialize in later on.

This book is also useful if you are a user of any other 3D package wanting to get up and running fast with Blender 3D.

About the Author
John E. Herreño Velasco is a 27 year old who developed, at the early age of 13, a deep curiosity for the "magical" things that modern digital computers can do. He recently graduated as an Electronics Engineer from the National University of Colombia, which helped him understand how computers are built, and studied by himself some principles on software development to get to know how to get the most out of them. He became interested in Blender 3D after finding version 1.72 bundled in a magazine CD bought for a very different reason and has been learning since then from the awesome community of users hanging out on Internet forums and writing tutorials. Today, he's highly convinced of the power that Open Source Software and the business models around it have to improve the general quality of life in developing countries. But, above all, he's just a human being wanting to know and serve Jesus Christ.

Currently he spends most of his time working from home, doing Drupal web development and Blender Training, along with some custom software development.

I want to express my gratitude to my parents Ramiro and Lucela, my brother Wbeimar and my sister Dayana for being such a great blessing from God and the greatest encouragement I have found. I would also like to thank the team at Packt: Steven Wilding for starting this project and providing me some good guidance to outline the contents, Rebecca Sawant and Shubhanjan Chatterjee for their patience on my permanent missing of deadlines and Susmita Panda for the very good and clear feedback on the produced material. Finally, I would like to thank my current employer, García Iguarán Asociados S.A.S., for their continued support and encouragement on this project.

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