Using Blender for Webcomics

I’ve now wrapped on Homebased for 2017 – my webcomic about being a stay-at-home dad. In more than one occasion, I’ve relied on Blender to create some of the sets, or props in order to streamline my creative process and keep up with an on-going three-strips-per-week schedule. Over the years, I’ve refined the process, and Read More …

Adding a lower 3rd text overlay in Blender’s VSE

I’ve added a new tutorial to my on-going┬áVideo Editing in Blender series – how to add and animate lower third and text overlays. I demonstrate two methods which have their own pros and cons: Using 3D text objects, and using the text effect strip directly within the VSE. Each has their own pros and cons Read More …

Using Youtube to drive Patreon support

So it’s the 5th month running a Patreon account (I paused for one of those months due to other commitments). I’ve recently gotten the word out on some blogs which have a wider reach than my own social media network, and this landing page for all things I do. The content is good quality, and Read More …

Import toon-shading compositing nodes

This is a quick tip to help you import an entire node tree, render settings, camera and lighting into your existing .blend file so you can render toon shaded images with my presets.

Video Editing using the Blender VSE

This tutorial will teach you how to use Blender as a video editing application. I’ve provided a simple Python script which will remap your keyboard shortcuts so that your favourite techniques from Final Cut Pro 7.0 or Premiere will now work using the Blender VSE. Download the Python script here: