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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Hand Grenade Tutorial Image

I just finished the How to Make a Hand Grenade tutorial by Andrew Price. In this tutorial, Andrew covers many aspects of blender: modeling, blueprints, texturing, UV mapping, image-based lighting, fracture tools, particle systems, compositing, basic animation with keyframes, and the use of the F-Curve editor. Wow! I think this is probably Andrew's most comprehensive tutorial to date. Good job!

Here is my result. I'm not entirely happy with it, but my computer is going super-slow.

The original greande, right before the explosion.

Here you can see the explosion. It is composed of the original grenade, broken up
by the fracture tool and a particle system that controls it. It also has an additional
particle system that shoots out the shrapnel pieces. The glow of the explosion is
simply an object with a semi-transparent orange material with a 


  1. Very nice Andreu love the explosion

  2. Thx Sebastião, I'm glad you like it. I'll try to post an animation soon :)