Allan Brito has just finished a new book, called "Blender 3D 2.49 Incredible Machines", in which he takes us through the process of modeling, animating, and rendering 3 different mechanical objects, as well as showing us how to use YafaRay and LuxRender.Â Check it out!
Here we see Brito tweaking a scene in LuxRender:
From the product description on the Packt website:
Modeling, rendering, and animating realistic machines with Blender 3D
- Walk through the complete process of building amazing machines
- Model and create mechanical models and vehicles with detailed designs
- Add advanced global illumination options to the renders created in Blender 3D using YafaRay and LuxRender
- Create machines such as a handgun, a steam punk spacecraft, and a transforming robot
See Brito's post on his new book on his website.