Blender

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Introduction

Blender is a professional free and open-source 3D computer graphics software product used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, interactive 3D applications and video games.

Web Site

http://www.blender.org

Wikipedia Entry

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blender_(software)

Installation on Ubuntu Linux

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender
sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude install blender

http://tipsonubuntu.com/2015/04/03/install-blender-2-74-ubuntu-14-04linux-mint-17/

Check Version

blender --version
Blender about.png

Online Manual and Tutorials

Official

http://www.blender.org/support

YouTube

Blender Absolute Beginner Tutorial Episode 1

Community Web Sites

http://www.blendernation.com

http://www.blenderartists.org

Official Short Movies Made With Blender

  1. Big Buck Bunny (Open Movie Project: Peach)
  2. Elephants Dream (Open Movie Project: Orange)
  3. Yo Frankie! (Open Game Project: Apricot)
  4. Sintel (Open Movie Project: Durian)
  5. Tears of Steel (Open Movie Project: Mango)
  6. Cosmos Laundromat (Open Movie Project: Gooseberry)

Offical Blender Foundation YouTube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSMOQeBJ2RAnuFungnQOxLg