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Tutorial: A Pawn in a Hurry


pawn_thumb.jpgThis tutorial will teach you everything you need to know to get started with keyframe animation in Blender. It is a golden oldie that I wrote for the first Blender Tutorial Guide. This weekend I've dusted it off, checked if everything still worked for Blender 2.41 and redid many screenshots. I hope you'll enjoy it!

You'll find it in the Tutorials Section.

About the Author

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.


  1. Carl Gustafsson on


    Great tutorial!
    Found a little error though:
    It says in the beginning of keyframing (2nd page) that [SHIFT][CURSOR RIGHT / LEFT] Moves 10 frames forwards/backwards. It should be [CURSOR UP / DOWN] instead.


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