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The Complete Guide to Blender Graphics, 4th Edition by John M. Blain

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Nodes

The Blender Node system is a graphical display for data entry. One of its many uses is theapplication of Materials and Texture to Objects. Another use is assembling and enhancing imagesor movies. Consider a Node as a pre-assembled block of code for creating a display or effect.The Node is represented graphically in the Node Editor window. Nodes are arranged and linkedtogether in a pipeline combining data from one node with another. The data output is applied toan Object which has been selected in the 3D window.

Before you can use Nodes you have to activate the system ...

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