Every school year I forward to The Summer of Really Learning 3D Modeling. Unfortunately, it keeps getting canceled—usually by equally good things. But I really can’t let September come around again and not have made any 3D models in a traditional modeling program. So, I watched an old video that I had saved and made […]

Blender 3-D View Pivot Point

Rotating the 3-D view in Blender sometimes behaves strangely. The pivot point seems to lie somewhere between me and the screen, making it very difficult to manipulate the view. The fix is to change the pivot point. Options include: Numpad . to pivot around the selection’s center. Shift C to pivot around the 3-D cursor.