Learning to create UV maps and apply textures using Blender
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Learning to create UV maps and apply textures using Blender

In my last post, I documented my experiences learning the basics of Blender. In the process, I provided a bare-bones guide to using the key modelling tools along with some tips and tricks. This post will continue on from there by taking a brief, but hopefully informative, look at UV maps and textures in Blender. This…

Creating Tyres in Blender
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Creating Tyres in Blender

Welcome to this quick tutorial on creating tyres in Blender with detailed screenshots and some hints and tips. Over the many long weeks since March, I have slowly taught myself, with just a bit of guidance from Mattxjs, RSend Software and WMR Modding, to model in Blender. My latest project has been to create a…

Learning to 3D model using Blender 2.90
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Learning to 3D model using Blender 2.90

Blender is an open-source 3D “creation suite”. The software, which is free to download, can be used to create 3D models that can then be imported into GIANTS Editor (GE). So, why am I interested in learning to use Blender? Well, being able to make 3D models competently is the first step to being able…

Marston Trailer Pack for FS17
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Marston Trailer Pack for FS17

Having recently started to get to grips with using Blender 3D, I have been able to bring some big improvements to the Marston trailer pack for FS17. Not only are their now several more variants than before and configs, but the models themsevles have brand new normal and specular textures. The normal map textures in…