Archive for January, 2008

Blender Hair Particle Tutorial

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Well after lots of searching I found a very good tutorial for blender. Its a tutorial on how to do hair with the new particle system.

Its called Tutorial, Fur with new particles and its over at


Here is the results I managed to get after about 1 hr of tweaking.

One warning, when I turned on GI with yafray this render took ages. I expect I got something wrong though.

Radiosity in Blender

Monday, January 28th, 2008

I also found this tutorial. It appears to be for an old version of Blender, but it explains how to get the radiosity to work in Blender.

The tutorial is available at

I managed to get this

Also you may want to read about general radiosity at

Blender Render Lego

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Well I finally got round to using blender more.

I just finished my first new render using blender and yafray.

see Lego Tanker Render

Its actually a model I created in CoCreate OneSpace Modeling as part of my daily job, which was imported via STL into blender using the Batch STL script.