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Happy Birthday, Blender!


30 years ago, the very first version of Blender saw the light of day! Today, the Blender Studio team put together this amazing video to celebrate.

Happy birthday, Blender!

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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. Good idea, storyline and editing. If the next 30 years should look like that they really shouldn't be stopped. Happy anniversary!

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