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:''See [[:Category:Blender]] for tutorials.''
 
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[[File:Blender 16.png|(icon)|link=]] '''Blender''' ([http://www.blender.org/download/get-blender/ download]) is a free and open source [[:Category:Modeling|3D modeling]] package that can be used to create models for Source. Blender has also been available on Steam since April 3 2015, it comes with automatic updates and
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[[File:Blender 16.png|(icon)|link=]] [http://www.blender.org '''Blender'''] is a free and open source [[:Category:Modeling|3D modeling]] package that can be used to create models for Source. Blender has also been available on Steam since April 3 2015, it comes with automatic updates but has no support for the in-app steam overlay currently.
 
 
 
 
  
  
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== Features ==
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Blender offers free 3D modelling and texture mapping features.
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* You can create texture, and animate models.
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* Use addons to import and export numerous different file types like SMD and DMX for your Source mods or the Steam Workshop.
  
  
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== Where can I learn to use Blender? ==
 
== Where can I learn to use Blender? ==
Although the Valve Developer Community only features information on Source based programs, we offer a variety of external resources for you to learn and master Blender.
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Although the Valve Developer Community has limited information about using Blender, we offer a variety of external resources for you to learn and master Blender.
 
 
 
 
* '''[http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.6/Manual Blender 2.6 Complete User Manual]''' - The definitive manual on Blender 2.6, provided by and hosted on the Blender website.
 
  
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* '''[http://www.blender.org/manual/ Official Blender Manual]''' - The definitive manual on Blender 2.6, provided by and hosted on the Blender website.
  
 
* '''[http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Blender_3D:_Noob_to_Pro Blender 3D: Noob to Pro]''' A helpful online resource book hosted on WikiBooks, a site that runs on the same format as this site.
 
* '''[http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Blender_3D:_Noob_to_Pro Blender 3D: Noob to Pro]''' A helpful online resource book hosted on WikiBooks, a site that runs on the same format as this site.
 
  
 
* '''[http://www.cdschools.org/Page/455 Blender Basics - 4th Edition]''' an online(but printable) classroom textbook released under [[wikipedia:Creative Commons|Creative Commons]] BY the Central Dauphin High School.
 
* '''[http://www.cdschools.org/Page/455 Blender Basics - 4th Edition]''' an online(but printable) classroom textbook released under [[wikipedia:Creative Commons|Creative Commons]] BY the Central Dauphin High School.

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See Category:Blender for tutorials.

(icon) Blender is a free and open source 3D modeling package that can be used to create models for Source. Blender has also been available on Steam since April 3 2015, it comes with automatic updates but has no support for the in-app steam overlay currently.


Features

Blender offers free 3D modelling and texture mapping features.

  • You can create texture, and animate models.
  • Use addons to import and export numerous different file types like SMD and DMX for your Source mods or the Steam Workshop.



Blender and Source

  • The Blender SMD Tools can import and export SMD and DMX.
  • See Animation in Blender to learn how to rig and animate in a way that survives SMD export.
  • You can store as many models as you like in the same .blend file. Use scenes and/or layers to easily manage the different elements.

Where can I learn to use Blender?

Blender ui.jpg

Although the Valve Developer Community has limited information about using Blender, we offer a variety of external resources for you to learn and master Blender.

  • Blender 3D: Noob to Pro A helpful online resource book hosted on WikiBooks, a site that runs on the same format as this site.


External links