An Hour with Blender: Learning 3D Modeling


The following is a companion post containing the hotkeys used in the following video.  It is an hour in duration and attempts to teach the basics of 3D modeling in Blender.  It is a companion to this video which is also an hour in duration and introduces the viewer to Blender.  Of course if you prefer text based tutorials, we’ve got you covered there too!


The Video


The HotKeys


Blender Hotkeys



Switch mode ( object, edit ) Tab
Switch Edit Mode (Vertex, Edge, Face) Ctrl + Tab
Switch to Edit Vertex Mode Ctrl + Tab + 1
Switch to Edit Edge Mode Ctrl + Tab + 2
Switch to Edit Face Mode Ctrl + Tab + 3
Rotate R
Scale S
Translate/Move/Grab G
Select Object RMB
Select Multiple Shift + RMB
Select All/Clear Selected A
Select Edge Loop Alt + RMB
Box select B
Circle Select C
Lasso Select Ctrl + RMB
X Ray Display Mode Z
Specials Menu (Common operations) W
Vertex Menu Ctrl + V
Edge Menu Ctrl + E
Face Menu Ctrl + F
Extrude E
Bevel Ctrl + B
Knife Tool K
Connect Vertex J
Fill/Create Face F
Insert Edge Loop Ctrl + R

Art Video

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