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Brenda's Poisonous Pastime


Brenda's Poisonous Pastime is a short animation aimed at "middle-aged female habitual drinkers". It was made for the NHS as part of an animation competition.

Albinal writes:

Hi, I entered an animation competition at the start of the year. I got on theshort list with the video below (not finished yet) and got commissioned to do the one above (finished).

All the animation was done in Blender, despite it being 2D. You can see more on my website.



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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. :DD a very smooth animation and good timing for a very humorous, stylish and "informative" video...great!!
    great speaker too..

  2. Wow these are excellent! I have seen the 2-D effect in blender a few times before but I must say this is the best!
    Classic stuff, extremely funny and proffesional.
    Good work! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Wonderful stuff, great timing.
    ... and I didn't even know Blender could do 2D animation....
    I am still battling to get up to speed with some basic Blender 3D stuff.
    Are there any links to specific 2D Blender tuts out there?!

  4. poor brenda lol:D she's a incorrigiable ale-hound and her beloved husband is getting fat from overeating underexcercising...however if she'D look from the side her husband would be perfectly flat :P

    great clip top notch look suits the subject well while not being inpolite or too harsh,
    Hope it will help lots of Brendas not to score so much booze anymore since it can pose a real problem later on.

    If she did that for 10years she'd have like about 25 550 units of booze, wich in money could buy her like 1 license of a leading 3d animation program.

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