Blender 3D beginners tutorial - 3D animated logo intro - Part 2


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This is a beginners tutorial Blender 3D 2.73 - In this tutorial we will add colour material to text and reflection to floor.

Now that we have created the basic objects for our video intro animation, we can start to think about adding materials and some reflections to improve the overall visual aspects of our animation work. We will use blender to create a custom material and also use blender to generate reflections. Will check some sample renders to confirm we are happy with the overall look and feel before proceeding to the next tutorial. In the next blender tutorial we will focus on adding particle effects to add some wow factor to our final rendered animation.

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Short Cut Keys:

R = Rotate
 Press - X,Y,Z to isolate rotation axsis

S = Scale
 Press - X,Y,Z to isolate scale axsis

Middle mouse button to rotate around selected object

Shift + Middle mouse button to pan around object

Shift + C will move 3D cursor to middle of screen

Right click to repositon 3D cursor

Shift + A = Add Object

Tab Key allows you to switch between Object and Edit mode

N = Transform Tool Right Side of screen

T = Transform Tool left Side of screen

F12 = Render

Escape Key = Back to 3D view


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