I should have opened this thread long ago, but somehow only thought of doing it now. As you may have noticed from my sig, I have a blog where I’m documenting my learning process with Blender. The backbone of that learning process is being Roland Hess’ Blender Foundations book, so I’ve been posting my results as I work through it.
Hoping to reach a broader audience of newbies like me who could be motivated by my progress, I’ll now update this thread every time I publish a new Blender Foundations -related post there.
Since I’m already half-way through, you can check the base post which has links to every post I made on each chapter:
The last few days I’ve been working on UV unwrapping (the hard way) to surface the character. Here’s a picture of how that turned out:
And here’s the link to the blog post with more info: http://faxonblender.wordpress.com/2011/03/31/chapter-7-episode-iv/
Next in line: painting textures directly in Blender.