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The tutorial is about how to load two videos and then cross from one to the other and then render the results.

It is made with the May 26, 2010 SVN version of Blender 2.5 Alpha


Link to the text and video but you need to be a member of CCFG


You can also veiw just the video on YouTube under XOMagick.

Douglas E Knapp



Welcome all of the computer graphics amateurs. The twelfth issue of the Blender-Empire Magazine has been released. This magazine deals with modeling using new version of Blender 2.5. We’ll continue our learning marathon and get to know new options of the program.

The Contents

1. Cartoon “wolf period”. How was it done?

2. 3D-clouds modeling.

3. Creating of a golden chain.

4. The Earth crust breaking animation

5. Creating of a broken egg.

6. Characters. Rigging: chinchilla and the squirrel from the Big Buck Bunny

7. Art Gallery

Link cover

Download pdf-version of the Magazine on

Video-course “Blender, First steps in Modeling” has come along with the Blender-Empire Magazine. In this course you will find modeling instruments in Blender 2.5. The course consists of 5,5 hours of lessons divided in parts. You are welcome to get more information here (

Best regards, Vladimir Vychegzhanin.

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