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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action — closing Blender

Now let's close Blender and study some basics of animation:

  1. Press the Esc key to close the render window and return you to the 3D View window.
  2. Press Ctrl+Q to quit Blender. A dialog box will come up asking you to confirm that you want to Quit Blender, click on it to quit Blender.

What just happened?

When Blender renders a scene, it brings up a special render window over the 3D window. Pressing the Esc button closes this window, returning you to the 3D window. Ctrl+Q closes Blender 3D down completely. Congratulations! Everything else about learning Blender is just an elaboration on this.

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