The FractureTools add-on is relatively unknown to the wider blender community, but no longer! Rainer Selvet has created a tutorial on how to use the pre-installed addon inside Blender 2.56, so you’ll be blowing things up in no time!
After reading this tutorial you will be able to create fracture/shatter animations like in this video.
The Freezing Moon Foundation has been working on improving it’s website among other things since the last time they’ve been featured here on BlenderNation. Along with those improvements, a tutorials page is being developed, which has been already populated with quite a few neat tutorials mainly related to our beloved Blender and GIMP apps. Check it out and keep an eye on it for constant updates and more tutorials!
I had a question yesterday about adding a decal to a mesh for my project, and David Ward came to my rescue by recording this excellent little tutorial on UV mapping an image onto a Suzanne in Blender 2.51!
Blender Indonesia has just released the second issue of their e-magazine, .Blend Magz! Complete with community news, artwork, tutorials, and interviews (including an interview with yours truly,) this magazine shows an impressive arsenal of work. Congratulations, Blender Indonesia Army! Check it out now!
Super-awesome facial rigging tutorial by David Ward, available now at BlenderCookie.com! Â This tutorial teaches you how to rig an alien face: head, mouth, and eye – even how to do “sticky eyeballs.” :)