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!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.
Glazing Polymer Clay: Resource and RecommendationPeople often ask how I get my dragon figurines so shiny. The short answer is that I coat each dragon in a gloss varnish after baking. But that's not the whole answer. I've tried a number of different clay glazes over the years, and I've learned a lot about what I like and dislike about them. If you're interested in reading my thoughts about the different glazes that I've tried, as well as where to find them, you might find this information helpful. If you just want the TL;DR version, get this stuff, it's awesome.More Like This
Before I get started, I'd like to state that I use water-based air-drying gloss glazes. My understanding is that oil-based glazes may end up eating into your clay, even if it's already been baked. Plus, cleanup for water-based glaze is soap and water - it doesn't get much easier than that. Now, let'