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7 Blender Features All Beginners Need to Know


Regus Ttef lists a number of somewhat hard to find featured in Blender that he found very helpful.

Regus Ttef writes:

Over the last year using Blender I've found some really useful shortcuts and features. so I though I would compile a short list of some of the most useful ones that I use almost everyday. This article is geared towards beginners but more experienced users could find they missed a few of these.


  1. I use Progressive Refine also and find myself wishing we could spend some developer time optimizing the performance of that excellent feature.

  2. Good article. I disagree on one thing, though. Progressive refine is only better if you don't know how many samples it takes for the picture to become clean. Otherwise it is much slower. The reason why they make it render in tiles is because it can speed up the render times: multi-threading.

    • IF you do know how many samples you need yes. But if you don't. (a large group, probably the majority) Then this method is better, under estimate. you would have to re-render. Over and wasting a lot of time.

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