First download blender from
Step 1: Opening
You are faced with a toolbar to the left an right, file operations to the top, timeline on the bottom, and the 3D view in the center.
Blender's default starting mesh is a cube, we will be demonstrating basic functions on this.
Step 2: Basic navigation
To move up and down or to and fro, hold shift+middle mouse, and and move the mouse.
Use the scroll wheel to zoom in and out.
To select an object right click, to de-select right click away from the object.
To select multiple objects, hold "SHIFT" and select the objects.
To select everything press "A" or to de-select everything press "A"
Notice that when you select something, it will be highlighted orange.
Step 3: Object Mode and Edit Mode
This lets you select objects and move them around as you please.
This allows you to select individual vertexes, lines, and planes. you can modify the mesh in this mode.
to switch between these two modes you can either go down to the menu below, or just press TAB.