BUILD OFF WORLD

in Second Life

BLENDER BENDERS

MESH SNOWFLAKE COMPETITION

Task was to Build a mesh snowflake, no more than 2 meters in any dimension, and no more than 20LI ... rezz it at the Barn before noon SL time on christmas day.


It can be as traditional or as off the wall as you like, winner to receive 3 hours 1 on 1 blender instruction on a project of your choice.


Good Luck!!



Everyone was a winner in this competition, all entrants get 2 hours 1 on 1 time, winner gets 3... and the winner is Saori (large white snowflake pictured)!! 


Congratulations!



 

Blender Classes Beginners & Advanced - starting from 15th October 2013

Blender Classes for Beginners is for people that want to learn Blender to make simple objects for upload into SL, they will be held on Fridays at 2pm slt.


Blender Classes for the Advanced (but anyone is still welcome) is for people who attended Graham's classes in the past or who already have a good understanding of how to use Blender UI and want to further their skills for uploading more complicated objects into SL, these will be held on Tuesdays at 2pm slt.


Check the calendar for dates and times of the classes or Build Offs you want to attend.


Blender Classes

Since we started Graham's Blender classes 12 weeks ago we have come a long way and learnt many new skills including how to use Curves, Decimating, Mirroring, Subdivision, Bevelling, Boolean, UV Editing, Materials, Texturing, Loop cutting & Animation plus much more and have created our very own Curtains, Table Cloths, Arches, Fences, Wine Glasses, Chairs etc.  


Candlestick Competition

Just recently we had our very first Blender Competition!  The brief was to create a Candlestick within an hour and 15 minutes!

It was a fun little competition using a lot our skills from all our classes and we came up with some wonderful creations.  


Here was our brief:


Time - 1 hr 15 mins

Object - candlestick

Software - Blender 

Best and most detailed candlestick wins!


And the Winners were:


1st place Logan

2nd place BigJoe


Congratulations Blender Benders!

Here are some pictures of the candlestick creations.
 
  • Logan, Blender Candlestick
    Logan, Blender Candlestick
  • BigJoe, Blender Candlestick
    BigJoe, Blender Candlestick
  • Rottin, Blender Candlestick
    Rottin, Blender Candlestick
  • Leavana, Blender Candlestick
    Leavana, Blender Candlestick
  • Leavana, Blender Candlestick work in progress
    Leavana, Blender Candlestick work in progress
Logan, Blender Candlestick
Logan, Blender Candlestick