After downloading Blender 2.63 and Matt Ebb’s 3Delight blender plug-in I decided to do a quick sketch of a space ship. This took me about 10-15 minutes to model and for some crazy reason 3 days to render. This was my first experience with BMesh and Renderman (3Delight). I did run into a bug where my model had holes in it after exiting and reloading but other than that I think Blender may replace Silo as my modeler of choice.
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