7 Blender Features All Beginners Need to KnowOver the last year using Blender I've found some really useful shortcuts and features. so I though I would compile a short list of some of the most useful ones that I use almost everyday. This article is geared towards beginners but more experienced users could find they missed a few of these. Enjoy!7 Blender Features All Beginners Need to Know7 months ago in Blender More Like This
1. Hover Copy/Paste
This one is the best of them all, if you read any of this read this! If you hover over a value or color and press CTRL C it will copy the value! No need to click on it and select it, just hover!
2. Random Node
The random node is an output from the "Object Info' node found under the "Input" folder. The random node has unlimited possibilities. In the example I linked the random output to a color ramp node with 3 colors, then plugged that into an emission shader. And as you can see it randomly selects one of the colors for each object.
intro to fluid simulation with blenderhello blender heads! i've prepared a small tutorial about fluid and water simulation that will make you able to create animations like this one based on some requests from the :iconblender-nuts: group membersintro to fluid simulation with blender2 months ago in Blender More Like This
please note that i wanted to keep things simple and i only explained the basics and it will cover what you need to make a basic simulation, if you want more details about this subject please look in youtube for more advanced tutorials.
in this tutorial i assume that you already know how to add, delete, move, scale, rotate and all the basics of blender
Level: Beginners Intermediate
let's begin then
what you will need to d first before making a fluid simulation is setting a domain, it is a box that determines the boundaries of the fluid simulation, no fluid can get out of it
think of it as a transparent container that holds the fluid
all the settings for fluid can be accessed from the physics tab as shown in the picture