Blender 3D free beginner guide


Blender 2.5x is growing and we can figure it out by the fact that the community is getting bigger and bigger too. People all around the world are experimenting, testing, producing and then writing.


John M. Blain is a member of this community.


He is the author of “An Introduction to BLENDER a Book for Beginners” a free downloadable e-book in PDF format. At this moment the guide is based on Blender 2.57, but the file is in constant update. The book is divided in 24 chapters covering whole software interface.


Here the table of contents:

  1. The Blender Interface
  2. Navigate & Save
  3. Create Edit Objects
  4. Materials
  5. Textures
  6. World Settings
  7. Lighting
  8. Camera
  9. Rendering
  10. Raytracing
  11. Animation Basics
  12. 3D Text
  13. Nurbs & Metashapes
  14. Modifiers
  15. Particle System
  16. Child Parent Relationship
  17. Constraints
  18. Armatures
  19. Relative Shapes Keys
  20. Fluid Simulation
  21. Nodes
  22. Game Engine
  23. Video Sequence Editing
  24. Appendix


Lastly, don’t forget to thank John making a donation through his page.


Happy learning.