3D Modeling

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Blender: Mirror Modifier – Simply Explained

Having a hard time getting your symmetries nice and even, or want to flip an object the opposite direction in Blender? Learn more about the Blender mirror modifier which makes this task straightforward!

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G-Code Viewer/ 3D Printer Simulator: Best Tools

Looking for a G-code viewer or simulator? Check out our list of the best software that make G-code viewing and simulation possible.

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Blender: Lighting – Simply Explained

In Blender, it can be difficult to work with scene lighting. We'll show you the different options and when what lighting works best.

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3D Modeling: The Basics – Easy Beginner’s Guide

3D modeling can be complex. Easily learn the 3D modeling basics, including what it is, types, tips, terms, and more! Let's go!

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Reference Images for 3D Modeling: 10 Best Sites

Reference images for 3D modeling are essential to creating great models. Check out the best sites for them!

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Blender vs Fusion 360: The Differences

Fusion 360 or Blender? Read this simple guide to discover the similarities and the differences between these two 3D CAD programs.

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SketchUp for 3D Printing: A Tutorial for Beginners

Going from designing to 3D printing with SketchUp requires only a few steps, but can be tricky. In this article, learn how to make your first 3D model for 3D printing.

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SketchUp Free vs Pro: The Differences

SketchUp Free vs Pro, that's the question! If you're in doubt about paying for the Pro version, check out this article to learn the differences.

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The Types of 3D Modeling – Simply Explained

Various types of 3D modeling allow us to design various things, some better than others. Read on to see the best type of 3D modeling for you!

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Inkscape to G-Code – All You Need to Know to Get Started

Love your Inkscape and wonder if you can use it for generating G-code? You can if you read this article. We'll tell you all about switching from Inkscape to G-code.

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Blender vs Maya 2022: The Differences

If you need some help deciding on modeling software, we've got you covered. Read on for our rundown of Blender vs. Maya.

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Blender: Low-Poly Design – Simply Explained

If you're trying out new modeling techniques in Blender, low poly could be the one for you. Read on to learn about this unique style!

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3D Modeling Ideas: What Should You Model as a Beginner?

If you've started learning how to 3D model but are in need of 3D modeling ideas, you've come to the right place. Check out these cool ideas!

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Free 3D Textures: Best Sites

Looking for free 3D textures to improve your renderings? Check out our selection of the best websites where you can download them for free.

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DWG to STL: How to Convert a DWG File to STL

Do you want to convert DWG to STL? Check out this simple guide and learn how to convert DWG files to 3D printable STL files.

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Can You Use Tinkercad Offline?

Can you use Tinkercad offline? That's the question. Learn about what is possible and discover some useful alternatives.

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3D Modeling for Printing: Best Practices

When 3D modeling for printing, your choices should account for the print process. Let's review some best practices!

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MakeHuman & Blender: How to Make Them Work Together

When it comes to designing virtual human models, MakeHuman and Blender go hand-in-hand. Read on to know all about the two platforms!

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Fusion 360: Export as STL – 3 Simple Steps

With Autodesk Fusion 360, exporting as STL is no big deal. You only need 3 simple steps to prepare your design for 3D printing.

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Blender: Weight Paint – Simply Explained

Weight paint is essential to many aspects of the modeling workflow in Blender such as rigging, applying modifiers, and particle spreading, among other things. Explore this guide as we exlain Blender weight paint and show you how to use it!

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