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Blender Master Class: A Hands-On Guide to Modeling, Sculpting, Materials, and Rendering by Ben Simonds
No Starch Press
February 2013, 288 pp., w/DVD
US$49.95 Print Book and FREE Ebook
$39.95 Ebook (PDF, Mobi, and ePub)
Blender Master Class is a must-have for anyone who uses or even plans to use the Blender graphics tool. It is a learn-by-doing guidebook that takes all the frustration and guessing out of the Blender equation.
Author Ben Simonds does a marvelous job of taking the wonder out of using the powerful Blender features. He is a professional 3D artist and co-director of Gecko Animation Ltd., a post-production and computer animation company based in London.