Hello, my name is Tim and this is my first post, first project, first model, first Blender, linux and Gimp experience. I downloaded a bunch of tutorials and made my first model. It’s a spaceship.
It took me about 24 hours in total to get from start to finish (I had to figure out quite allot).
Getting the Raytrace Baker to work was a real pain in the ass, it took me about 6 hours to figure it ALL out -.-
It only seemst to work on closed meshes and non-adaptive rendering. I even had to cut some long faces to get the resolution right.
The banner was created using all Gimp features, I just tried every one of 'm and sticked with the ones I liked.
The texture was done really quick. Actually. Playing with the blender renderer took allmost all of my time. I especially like my nebulae