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Blender 2.49 Scripting by Michel J. Anders

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Chapter 8. Rendering and Image Manipulation

In the previous chapters, we looked mainly at the scripting aspects of the individual components that make up a Blender scene such as meshes, lamps, materials, and so on. In this chapter, we will turn to the rendering process as a whole. We will automate this rendering process, combine the resulting images in various ways, and even turn Blender into a specialized web server.

In this chapter, you will learn how to:

  • Automate the rendering process
  • Create multiple views for product presentations
  • Create billboards from complex objects
  • Manipulate images, including render results, by using the Python Imaging Library (PIL)
  • Create a server that creates on-demand images that may be used as CAPTCHA challenges
  • Create a ...

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