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Blender 3D By Example

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Blender 3D By Example

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Blender 3D By Example
About the Authors
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Organizing the scene

This is maybe the largest scene you have ever made, in terms of details and number of objects. So we will take some time to learn how to organize ourselves in order to have a more manageable scene.

Grouping objects

One interesting thing that Blender has to offer is the grouping tool. Let's see how it is working:

  1. We will group objects that have a logical relationship between them. So we first select every part of the house, such as the foundations, the walls, the curtains, and the fireplace, and we will place them in a group by pressing Ctrl + G.

  2. If we look at the last tool options in the left 3D view panel, we can enter a name for our newly created group.

  3. Now we can select barriers and create a new group with them.

  4. We'll leave the cliff alone, so we don't have to put it in a group.

  5. The rocks will also be part of a group.

  6. We will also group all the cart pieces.


    Using groups

    Groups are very useful as they allow you to organize a scene better. You can see all the groups that...