The purpose of this instructable is to teach some who has never used blender before, how to use it. We will go over the basics of modeling and navigating in blender.

First download blender from

Step 1: Opening

This is what blender looks like when you open it.
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.
<p>Great tutorial!!!</p>
<p>Is there a tutorial for using blender just for making simple short you tube type videos instead of complicated 3d images?</p>
<p>Great tutorial for beginners! Knowing the basics, allows for us to get comfortable with these controls and learn the numerous other ones as needed. Thanks!</p>
<p>Nice Contents ! Thank You ! </p>
<p>You're the best</p>
<p>Really great way of doing a tutorial, awesome work, thank you so much!! </p>
<p>are there competitions hosted for this stuff?</p>
<p>men!! this looks cool.</p>
<p>This is <strong>brilliant</strong>, oh my goodness!! I <em>wish</em> I had seen this tutorial sooner!</p>
<p>thanks bro</p>
thanq !! but some more depth we need i think!
Thank you! I have Linux so blender is the only cad I can use. Until now I had no idea how to use it.
It&quot;s FREE. That's the huge advantage.
what are the advantages of blender over other cad programs?
honestly, it's just a matter of preference. for me, this is what I know how to use, plus it's free.

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