Friday, March 22, 2013

Multi-View Render

Suppose that you desire to render two scenes into a single image (render).  This normally can be done in photoshop, or if it's a video, a video compositor.  However, if for some reason you want to do it all in Blender, it can be done.

For this entry we'll explore how to take the two following scenes:

...and render them into a single image side by side.  This approach can be used for stereoscopic rendering, or to do a dual view render, or just to combine two different scenes in a juxtaposed fashion.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Cell Fracture

This entry will cover the basics of animating the fracture of an object.  This entry is based mostly on information from the following video:  Blender Cookie Tutorial

The first step is to find and enable the Cell Fracture add-on in the User Preferences.