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SketchUp 8, Celtx & Lectures

A great 3D modeling program, a superb media per-production tool, compelling lectures about storytelling from a comic-book legend and they're all free.

IsoRod, Published on May 09, 2012

Trimble SkecthUp 8 is free, powerful and easy to use 3D modeling program. SketchUp 8 has a large model warehouse.  Users can upload their models to share with the community or download other user created models. SketchUp is integrated with Google and was used to create many of the 3D models in Google Earth. This the application featured in the post Design a 3D city with SketchUp.  There is also a professional version of the program with a extra features which has to be paid for.

Celtx is a free media pre-production tool. It is used for producing and organizing anything from  screenplays to comics. Other projects that Celtx can be used to create are films, videos, stageplays, audio plays, documentaries, machinima, games and podcasts. 

Storytelling Lectures are a series of posts in Jim Shooter's blog, that were part of a story telling seminar he used to give during his time as editor-in-chief at Marvel Comics. There a few other post that cover other topic such as coloring, ballon/caption placing and an occasional rant about a specific topic very instructional. The lectures are the fourth item on the table of contents.

Links to all items mention in this post will also be in the Resource Links found on the lower portion of the Resources section.

TAGS: Comics , Non Trivial Things (NTT) , Resources , Links , Education

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