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Blender 3D 2.49 Incredible Machines by Allan Brito

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Chapter 1. Machinery Modeling and Visualization with Blender

Welcome to the first chapter of Blender 3D—Incredible Machines! This chapter will introduce you to a few concepts and relevant information about this book, and of course, talk a bit about this incredible software called Blender 3D and how we can take advantage of all of the tools of Blender.

Before we start talking about more technical stuff, such as modeling surfaces and polygons for our machines, let's just answer this simple question: What is Blender 3D? Blender 3D is a very powerful 3D graphics suite, which is open source and available for almost all of the operating systems in the market. One of its most impressive features is that it's light weight and can run on computers that ...

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