What is happening to Blender with 2.8 release ? from everyday user perspective... and more

Well, I have to eat my words…I decided to make the leap, or at least try,
to bond with the new 2.8 GUI/workflow, especially since I found these
cool tutorials. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=ducky+3d

I haven’t used Blender in a while, and not sure if my addons for 2.79
still work, but if an addon doesn’t work in 2.8, and won’t be updated,
can still use 2.79. :wink:

Learning curves are never fun, at least for me, but 2.8 looks like
it will be worth it.

2.5+ was! :smiley: :+1:


When I hop back into 2.79 to do something I can’t yet do in 2.8 it feels so prehistoric and unfamiliar to me now - Alt+A to play the timeline? :woozy_face:


For those who are in the transition process from Blender 2.79 to 2.8:

Have a look at this blog post I wrote a while ago. It might come in handy.


Bless you, Metin_Seven!

That looks very helpful.

I will print it out, and study it. :+1::smiley::+1:

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Call me a wuss, but I decided to go back to 2.79b.

I went through basic 2.8 tuts & Metin’s excellent tips, but found
it was just too much to learn…not just trying to find where all the
things that I use have been put, but all the new bells
& whistles I’ll probably never use.

Wish there was a Blender 2.8 Lite, or some way to disable or hide
all the esoteric functions.

I’ll try disabling all the addons I don’t or won’t ever use, and see if
it helps.

But will probably just be happy to play in the 2.79b sandbox
with all my toys (addons).

ps- to all who slog on, and learn to love 2.8+,
I wish you all the best, and will look forward to seeing
your amazing creations.
Two of my greatest achievements are to have climbed Mt.Whitney,
and to learn, use, & love Blender. :smiley::+1: