The walking dead: Blender as a tool for paleontologists with a case study on extinct arachnids

  title={The walking dead: Blender as a tool for paleontologists with a case study on extinct arachnids},
  author={Russell J. Garwood and Jason A. Dunlop},
Abstract This paper serves two roles. First, it acts as an introduction to Blender, an open-source computer graphics program, which can be of utility to paleontologists. To lessen the software's otherwise steep learning curve, a step-by-step guide to create an idealized reconstruction of a fossil in the form of a three-dimensional model in Blender, or to use the software to render results from ‘virtual paleontology' techniques, is provided as an online supplemental data file. Second, here we… 
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