Jul 042012
 
Modelling and constraining a piston/actuator

In this video, remade for 2.6 from an older one, we model a simple piston/actuator, then, using parenting and constraints, control the movement of it with a couple of empties. Here you can find the original BlenderCookie tutorial for Blender 2.49, by Jonathan Williamson – : cgcookie.com/blender/2009/09/21/rigging-a-piston/

Jul 042012
 
Modelling with Curves

How to model some different looking things with 2D and 3D Curves, using bevel and taper objects, finishing with an exercise in tracing a logo and a quick render.