Learn to Make Custom 3D Images with Blender Master Class from No Starch Press

If you've ever wanted to become a professional graphics artist or learn tools that would assist you in creating your own video games but didn't know how to get started, you'll be interested in the new book Blender Master Class from No Starch Press. The new release renowned artist Ben Simonds and teaches newbies and experienced artists how to create stunning 3D images like a professional. Important topics such as sketching, blocking in and sculpting are covered in the chapters as you learn to create your own bat monster, robotic spider and jungle temple. A disc comes packed with the book that includes all of the tools you'll need to create your works of art and master important techniques in the Blender and GIMP software. Read on for more details and order your copy of Blender Master Class today!

"I chose each of these projects to provide a unique set of challenges," says Simonds. "And I use them to help explain how readers can use GIMP and Blender in their own projects. While readers can certainly use the book as a step-by-step tutorial, my real goal is to inspire them to make their own creative choices and make the most out of Blender for their own artwork."

Blender Master Class will teach readers how to:
  • Work with reference and concept art in Blender and GIMP to make starting projects easier
  • Create models, from blocking out basic forms to creating complex meshes
  • Sculpt both organic and hard-surface models
  • Create hair and fur with Blender's particle systems
  • Paint textures with Blender and GIMP and map them onto 3D artwork
  • Light, render, and composite models to create striking, ultrarealistic images


  • Blender Master Class is now available from publisher No Starch Press and can be purchased in print for $49.99 or in eBook for $39.99. For more information on Blender Master Class, check out the official No Starch Press website.

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