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Creating a Laser Beam in Blender

  • Software:Blender 2.71  ·
  • Difficulty:Intermediate

Yeah, laser beams!

Laser beam effects were made famous by film and television. This is a video tutorial about creating such laser beam effect using Blender and the Cycles render engine. It's a step-by-step procedure from modeling the base geometry for the effect, building materials, and how to use constraints to animate the laser beam so that it always hits its target.