Some notes on using Blender
- Shift+a = Add menu
- Alt+c = Convert to Mesh
- Change Render engine to Cycles Render
- Change material -> Click Material -> Use Notes -> Change color -> Rename
Numpad 5 = Orthographic mode, Numpad 1 = Camear View
Choose Camera view, hit n, tick, "Lock camera to view" -> Move freely around with holding the right mousebutton down.
Rotate text on X axis; Right Click, press r + x and enter degrees
TAB in and out of text edit mode
Change font -> Mark text, scroll down to font, use the regular field to browse after a font.
To make an animation: Render all images as .png Switch to Video Editing Track 3 Edit strip: Blend: Alpha under, Opacy 1 -> Sequence of .png files Track 2 Edit strip: Blend: Alpha under, Opacy 1 -> Background image Render all as *.png
Use ffmpeg to put everything into one animation file.
ffmpeg -start_number 1 -i image-%04d.png -vcodec libx264 test.mp4
Shift + right click to select object then:
- ctrl + p = Follow path menu