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Big Buck Bunny Butterfly Valentine


Use BBB's Butterfly and an on-line Blender service to create an image for Valentine's day. It doesn't render an animation or send e-cards, but it's still a lot of fun to play around with.

Paul Fitzpatrick wrote:

You can use Blender online to put your beloved's picture on the wings of a butterfly for Valentine's day.

If you think you recognize the butterfly, that's because it comes from the Big Buck Bunny movie (thanks to the Blender Foundation for releasing their characters into the wild under a friendly license!)

The animation was made in Blender and then placed in a Flash 10 interface, with one image texture left replaceable by the user. See 'Blender Tattoos' [] for another example of the process. If you want to make your own, you can welcome to sign up at

Cue bad puns about making your love take flight...

Thanks! Paul

About the Author

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.


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