william at trilug.org
Sun Apr 19 10:32:29 EDT 2009
It's a cross-platform open source (or at least was, haven't used it in a
few years) 3-D rendering and (supposedly) animation program. It also is
(or was, last time I used it), fairly painful to create objects.
Then again, I wish the object design interface worked like the old CadKey
1.4 software I used in college where I could specify X-Y-Z coordinates for
On Sat, 18 Apr 2009, Roger W. Broseus wrote:
> First-off, this is NOT directed at Jason but is a general rant about
> software web pages. And, I look forward to your talk. Now, the rant:
> Is "Blender" a cross-platform vegetable chopper? Sort of an open source
> or FOSS version of a Cuisinart?
> Being curious about Blender, I Googled and perused
> and other blender pages and found no quick and concise statement of
> purpose (or "about" page) for this software - not an atypical situation.
> One is left to determine purpose by surmise - paging through different
> pages to see what the software is used for.
> Roger W. Broseus - Linux User
> Email: RogerB at bronord.com
> Web Site: www.bronord.com
> novalug-request at calypso.tux.org wrote:
>> 11. Re: Upcoming Talks (Jason van Gumster)
>> Message: 11
>> Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 23:28:43 -0400
>> From: Jason van Gumster <jason at handturkeystudios.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Novalug] Upcoming Talks
>> To: novalug at calypso.tux.org
>> Message-ID: <20090417232843.7afc2bd7 at plasma.misaligned.net>
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>> Heya folks,
>> I recently attended the April meeting with the very helpful talk by
>> American Dave. Dave introduced me in the midst of his talk and
>> suggested that I might be "volunteered" to give a talk on Blender.
>> Well... he was right. I would certainly enjoy sharing Blender and all
>> the cool stuff happening with it if there's an interest. I'm not in
>> town in June, but I could totally do it in May.
>> Consider this my sign-up. Should be fun.
>> Take care.
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