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Note that Blender is not a "graphics editor" per se rather it is 3D modeling software you can use produce graphics among other things.

 

Blender is a very good tool even for people that can't see well. Some settings that you might useful:

- You can organize your workspaces however you want making things big or small according to your needs

- Adjust overall text/icon size via File -> User Preferences -> System -> DPI. The default is 72 and if you find it too small you could double it to 144 for example.

- Adjust 3D Manipulator / Handle sizes in Interface part of the User Preferences

- Adjust various view specific elements such as 3D view outline width and all the colors in User Preferences -> Themes -> appropriate window

- Some views such as Logic and Action editor you can zoom into with mouse wheel making all the elements bigger / smaller according to your taste

 

After you have all your settings configured as you want, remember to save them with File -> Save Startup File. Now every time you start Blender and start working on something you have all of the above configured already.

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does my programming knowledge help's me?

or i have to learn everything from start?

 

I'm not sure if I understand what exactly you are trying to make with Blender. Anyway. programming is a task for logic and structure and modeling is a creative task although there is of course a bit technical knowledge involved.

 

Does programming knowledge help you make models? Hardly. Though if you've worked with graphics / 3D models with your programming you'll have easier time grasping some of the basic concepts like vertices, edges, faces and normals, diffusing etc.

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Your first step is reading or watching some Blender tutorials. Literally if you google searched "Blender tutorials", I would be surprised if you didn't find something helpful. You kind of need to do this - we can help you with a lot of things, but we generally aren't going to take the time to hold your hand walking you through creating a few polygons, when there is already much better information available that can teach you faster, if you put in the effort.

This is the cold, hard answer.

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yes, i use my programming knowledge to draw 3d Images

but can i create them using blender?

 

 

Yes, you can make 3D models with Blender. I don't know what you mean by "drawing" 3d "images".

 

I would like to help you with Blender in any way I can, but you aren't exactly telling us what you want to make. Maybe it's a language issue but I'm not ready to give up just yet smile.png

 

Did you watch any tutorials yet?

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i like to design my character

and use it in my game

in my game, you have to kill

i named it genocide

now i need everything that are needed for killing like guns, bombs, panzers, cars, bullets, people, fire and more

now how can i design them?

as i mentioned before, i can't see well: i have 20% of eyesight only!

but i can see with magnifier

now can i design or say to my friends to go and design for me!

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I want to say yes you can, but naturally I can't promise something like that for another person. However many people make all their game characters, guns, etc. with Blender so it is definitely possible.

 

Remember it takes lots of time to become good at making models, even if you have perfect eyesight. So you must be patient. Download Blender and try it yourself, it doesn't cost you anything :)

 

Start with simple shape and object that does not move such as a barrel or a box. Try to make the shapes and don't worry about textures yet.

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Regarding your eyesight, you might want to purchase a larger monitor. Choose the biggest one in 1920x1080 resolution you can get, which is probably around 26".

Some of the things you mentioned, like the bomb and the bullet, could potentially be easy to make. Making a good human, however, is kind of novice. You should probably save that for last.

If you want to be challenged to make something... I challenge you to make a vase from scratch, though you can use a shape as a base if necessary. I made my first vase just pretty much learning the interface. I think I created a circle and extruded, but my memory of my method is a little fuzzy. It's still an easy challenge, though.

Good luck.

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Ok
i know now
now a question to get started with blender:
when i made my project in blender, and draw the shape: i want to design a wall now
after that, how can i save it?
my mean is save for use in programming
thanks and sorry


There are two types of files. Saving it as a Blender file, and exporting it for use in games. You definitely want to save anything you make as a Blender file to work on it later. But to use it in games, you need to export it.

I'm not using Blender right now so I don't remember what option you click, but it should be at the top left of the screen under the menu, the save and export buttons. The menu is probably named something like "File".

There is nothing to apologize about. I was a little straightforward in my posts because I wanted you to do well. If we taught you everything, you simply wouldn't learn, and I would rather a man learn to fish than have their fish caught for them. But anyway, this is a great community where I or anyone else can still help you.

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Which game engine or development software do you use?

 

Unity takes .blend files so you can just File -> Save (CTRL+S) a .blend file and Unity can open it.

 

Other engines might use .3ds or .fbx and this you can export with File -> Export.

 

But now focus on getting shapes done.

 

If you have some problem or anything you want to ask about Blender feel free to PM me.

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