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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action — adding the boat name

Now it's time to add the boat name and affix it to the stern of the sloop:

  1. Press A to deselect all objects.
  2. Press Ctrl+Numpad 3 to get the Left side view.
  3. In the File menu, select Append.
  4. Find 6907_09_sloop_Miss Blender Nassau.blend or the file with your favorite boat name.
  5. Open the Object folder.
  6. Select Miss Blender Nassau or whichever name you prefer for your boat with Shift+LMB.
  7. Press theLMB on the Link/Append from Library button.
  8. Press G and move the name to the stern of the boat where you can see it, then press theLMB to release it.
  9. Press R, Z, 180, Enter.
  10. Press S, 0.4, Enter.
  11. Now the name needs to be rotated into the proper orientation. Minus 90 degrees would turn it straight up, but if you remember in Chapter ...

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