A 3D modeler's best friend.
Image planes are an integral part of a modeler's workflow. Whether it's a device, sports car, or character, image planes keep a model's shape and form accountable.
What you will learn
Blender offers 2 native methods for establishing image planes for modeling reference:
- Background images: UI-based image planes that lack object properties and depend on orthographic/camera views.
- Image Empties: Object empties masquerading as image planes that can be manipulated like any other object.