make: 3D – An overview of Blender

Blender is a free, open source, cross platform tool that can be used for, amongst many other things, creating 3D models and animations. Rowan Wilson, from the OSWatch team here in IT Services, described the basic concepts that underlie 3D … Continue reading

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make: 3D – Ancient and modern animal anatomy modelling

Sam Giles’ research is in paleobiology; she spends time reconstructing the anatomy of fossilised animals many hundreds of millions of years old. To do this, Sam uses CT scanners to build the datasets that she turns into the 3D visualisations, … Continue reading

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make: 3D – The story of a map

Carl Wenczek teaches Illustrator, Photoshop, GIMP, Inkscape and Sketchup for the IT Learning Programme. However, his real job is as an architectural visualiser – he creates 3D models of existing or planned buildings and places them in photorealistic images and … Continue reading

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