Up to now, all of the scene creation I have done has been either in Poser or Daz Studio. Both programs are great, but the free software program Blender is extremely versatile and powerful. I’ve used it to model things, and played around a bit with animation. It was time to learn more.
After going through a bunch of tutorials on posing and animating in blender (just search with your favorite search engine, or on youtube.com), I leaned about a wonderful source of assets for blender:
This is a community of blender users who provide, for free, some great models. As part of my attempts to learn more about posing, I decided to reproduce poses created by professional comic artists. I got some characters from blendswap by a very talented artist called vmcomix.
Here’s my take on the four panel Doonesbury stirp from Saturday, May 5, 2012 in The Washington Post: