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3D Printing Blueprints by Joe Larson

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Getting acquainted with Blender

When Blender starts up, the Splash Screen can be dismissed by left-clicking outside the screen.

Note

The screenshots in this book use a custom color palette for print and a smaller window to minimize wasted screen space. Customizing the color palette will be discussed briefly later but these cosmetic changes will not affect the instructions presented at all.

The Blender interface is broken into several different customizable panels to keep things organized.

Getting acquainted with Blender

Each panel has resizing widgets in the upper-right and lower-left corners. By clicking on these widgets the panels can be split to add more panels or expanded into ...

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