Open Art column

Jason van Gumster keeps us up-to-date on the latest open source tools and tricks for creating art.

Python tricks for artists: How to add interactivity to any Python script

Python tricks for artists: How to add interactivity to any Python script
Use these techniques to add interactivity to any Python script.Read more

Using Python to find corrupted images

Using Python to find corrupted images
Learn how to root out corruption in your image folders with this Python script.Read more

Blender enthusiasts gather for the 15th annual conference

Blender enthusiasts gather for the 15th annual conference
The 15th annual Blender Conference was held in Amsterdam last month. Here's what you might have missed.Read more

Python file-management tricks for digital artists

Python file-management tricks for digital artists
If you've done digital artwork for any appreciable amount of time, then the importance of good file management should be apparent to you. Learn how...Read more

Automating repetitive tasks for digital artists with Python

Automating repetitive tasks for digital artists with Python
For digital creatives, there are advantages to learning Python. Jason van Gumster explains.Read more

Creating 3D models for printing with Blender: Advanced tips

Project Gooseberry surprised sheep character
Part 3 in our series on getting started with 3D printing in Blender looks at advanced tips, including metaball objects, joining objects with the...Read more

Making and preparing 3D models for printing with Blender

Making and preparing 3D models for printing with Blender
In the second part in our series on 3D printing with Blender, Jason van Gumster examines the process for making models and preparing them for...Read more

How to get started with 3D printing in Blender

Opensource.com 3D printed coin
We explain how to get started using Blender to bring your 3D designs to life with a 3D printer.Read more