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Blender for Visual Effects by Sam Vila

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Chapter 2

Preparation

In this chapter we are going to make sure we have all the elements we need to start working on a project.

Getting Ready

It’s quite obvious that if this book is about Blender, we need the software we’re talking about, so let’s pick it up from the official website: http://www.blender.org.

Once you are on the main page, click on the download section and select the distribution for your operating system. Install the software once the download is finished and then you’re ready to go.

Here is an example of how the main interface of Blender appears:

Setting up Blender

Now that you have Blender up and running, we should spend a ...

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