Part 0: Blender Controls

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Step 1
What is Blender? What is it used for?

Blender is a 3D modeling program to create 3D models for Animation movies, 3D games, advertisements, and so much more!

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Creating Rigged 3D models in Blender

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Creating 3D realistic environments in Blender

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Creating 3D objects and props in Blender

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Step 2
You can also convert blender projects to use in your other applications!
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Blender to Unity!

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Blender to 3D Prints!

Step 3
Let's get started with Blender! Look for the orange blender icon and open up Blender.
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Check Your Work
Step 4
Blender should open up and look like this.
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Step 5
Click anywhere outside the splash image to make it disappear.
Step 6
Since right now [Left Click] is Cancel and [Right Click] is Select, lets switch it back to normal
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  1. Click File
  2. Click User Preferences
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  1. Click the Input Tab
  2. Click "Left"
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  1. Lastly, click Save User Settings
Check Your Work
Step 7
Try clicking objects with your mouse's LEFT click to see if they're selected!

NOTE: There are only 3 objects to select; Camera, Lamp/Light, and the Cube

Planning
Step 8
Next we'll get used to the mouse controls! In this course/lesson (and only on this lesson), pay attention to this.
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Watching this will help you which mouse clicks are pressed and which keyboard key is pressed.

Step 9
How to Zoom: Scroll the mouse wheel
Step 10
How to rotate view: Click and HOLD the mouse wheel and move the mouse around.
Step 11
How to Pan: HOLD [Shift] and HOLD [Mouse wheel] down, then move your mouse around
Step 12
How to move an object: LEFT click and drag the object

How to let go of an object: RIGHT click while you're holding an object.

Check Your Work
Step 13
Let's Review!

How to Zoom: Scroll the mouse wheel
How to Rotate View: Click and HOLD the mouse wheel, then move mouse
How to Pan: HOLD [Shift] and HOLD [Mouse wheel] down, then move mouse
How to move an object: LEFT click an object and then move mouse

Step 14
That's the end of this lesson! Click on submit and go to the next lesson on Transforming!
Part 0: Blender Controls Info

Account

MVCode Clubs

Created By

Nepgear tina (instructor)

Course:

Blender Basics

Access Level

public

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