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New Book: Blender Master Class, by Ben Simonds



Ben Simonds (of Gecko Animation fame) presents his upcoming book, 'Blender Master Class: A Hands-On Guide to Modeling, Sculpting, Materials, and Rendering', and offers a 40% discount on pre-orders!

Ben writes:

My book, Blender Master Class (published by No Starch Press) is out soon. It follows the path of three different project and covers everything from modeling to sculpting, through to textures, materials, lighting and rendering. Plus for the next week, it's 40% off for both the print and e-book editions on the store when you use the coupon code WILLITBLEND at the checkout.

For more about the book, you can read the original announcement about it on my site.

For even more discount, head over to

About 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.


  1. $23.95 extra for Shipping on Nostarch to the uk, ummm! £5.95 on Amazon, thank you very much, but no free ebook for me. oh well! im happy:)

  2. I am just enjoying the sample chapter available at the website. I find it extremely clear and well written. Good job on your book!

    • I love replying to myself. I got mine too. Plus I have the ebook for my iPad. I love the ebook. One really nice thing is that the illustrations can be expanded to the full screen size of the iPad, making them really easy to see. The book is a little too advanced for me, but maybe it will raise me up a bit.

  3. I recieved the book yesterday. My first impression is that it has covered a lot of things beyond the beginner level. Also the images in the book are very clear and in full color.

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