Blender 2.49 has been criticized as being hard to learn and not up to date with the needs of the graphics artist community in general.
Most people who are solely interested in sculpts use this version because of the add-ons available to make sculpt-making easier.
There are many inworld Second Life user groups (in numerous languages) that are dedicated to helping and teaching Blender users. Numerous other sites, for example Blender Art Magazine — a free, downloadable magazine with each issue handling a particular area in 3D development — and Blender Nation, provide information on everything surrounding Blender, showcase new techniques and features, and provide tutorials and other guides.
There are many add-ons for Blender that allow an easier content creation experience. page_id=705 (has been updating his tutorials for 2.5)
Doc Pad will streamline your web development process allowing you to craft full-featured websites quicker than ever before.
Blender is a free open source 3D computer graphics program, available under the GNU General Public License for the Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Update Star includes support for many languages such as English, German, French, Italian, Hungarian, Russian and many more.
You can choose your language settings from within the program.
is an documentation generator that uses a simple folder structure and Markdown files to create custom documentation on the fly.Nevertheless new users are adopting it because of the easier to learn interface and the new add-on tools designed for Second Life that are coming online for this version. The user base forms the core of the support mechanisms for Blender.For the purposes of Second Life Blender can allow a user to design and create the files necessary to import sculpties as well as the "mesh" object type. Most users learn Blender through community tutorials and discussion forums on the internet, such as Blender Artists .To find add-ons that are specific to the needs of Second Life, look here: Add-ons for Blender 2.49 will not work on Blender 2.5x, so be sure of which version you are using. list=PL11D6E99BB51A2BB2 SL — Blender SL on You Tube — Machinimatrix (Has tutorials for old and new Blender, so if you see an interface that doesn't look right, look at one of his other tutorials.) series=Blender crash course https:// Place/videos (this site is not free.) (This is currently being updated so your milage may vary) Nalates' Tutorials Index Clothes via Blender - Several tutorials on how Blender and SL work.v=m5Dwdg Vbi Xc&feature=BFa&list=PL11D6E99BB51A2BB2&lf=plpp Making of rigged clothing Second Life Shape Export - 2013 - This tutorial explains the problems with OBJ verses XML shape export.