Ep60: Tips for Beginners w/ Reynante Martinez

We will talk about:

  • General tips for learning Blender
  • Interacting with the community - the good and the bad
  • The Linux, Windows, Mac War - and why it's infuriating
  • Why paid add-ons aren't hurting Blender at all

New at Blender? Reynante Martinez joins to talk about his latest article, Things Blender Beginners Must Know. In this episode we discuss:

  • The importance of knowing the interface and shortcuts
  • Interacting with the community - the good and the bad
  • The OS war - and why it's infuriating
  • Blender's terrible file recovery system
  • The soon to be updated keymap system for Blender
  • Why paid add-ons aren't hurting Blender at all

Also, here's the link to that great Cycles Material Breakdown article by Chocofur that we mentioned.

Got a question for next week's post? Use #bgpod on twitter. (we ran out of time to answer them all this week, so will try to answer next week)

Andrew Price