IIT Bombay – blender walkthrough


Back in may 09 Mr. Sameer Sahasrabudhe (Project Manager at IITB*,  Center of Excellence) contacted me for his work that requires help with Blender. I landed at Mumbai on 5th July. Upon arrival, I got his call, he asked me to come over to his house to discuss few things with his students Chirag and Nitin….

Blender Tutorial – A car modeling approach in Blender


Level: Intermediate Introduction Unlike my previous tutorial on modeling the Toyota Celica car this article is not a step by step modeling tutorial for a beginner. What I have tried to tackle in this article is some useful approaches towards modeling the car body in blender. Although it looks and feel like a walk though…

Gimp Tutorial – Creating a Mahogany wood tile texture


Good looking ’tillable’ wood textures are often hard to come by, and that too if they are needed to be suitable for a particular job. The usual way is to modify the image(photograph) based textures, but in most cases they are not up to the mark. As photographs mostly come with lighting distortions, which, unfortunately,…

Blender Tutorial – Creating a vase in Blender – part 4


Creating a vase in Blender March 2005 Part 1: First crawls Part 2: Modeling Part 3: Material & Textures Part 4: Scene Lighting Part 4: Scene Lighting Step-20 For lighting the scene we will add two more lamps. You can either add new lamp from the Toolbox [Space bar] or duplicate the original lamp. To…

Blender Tutorial – Creating a vase in Blender – part 3


Creating a vase in Blender March 2005 Part 1: First crawls Part 2: Modeling Part 3: Material & Textures Part 4: Scene Lighting Page 3 of 4 Part 3: Materials & Textures Step-12 Now we are going to apply materials and textures to the vase and the floor. We will start with floor first. Select…