This is the support thread for the Blender2MSFS toolkit, which you can find in the Resources of fsdeveloper under Scenery->Tools. Reply in this thread to post any questions, comments or suggestions in regards to the toolkit itself.
This toolkit was made possible by the generous donations and support of outstanding members of this community. If you would also like to support the further development of this toolkit, you can do so by donating to my Paypal:
To get you started, Dean Crawford and I compiled a primer, both for the use of the toolkit itself as well as how things are done in the new sim. Those documents are by no means exhaustive resources, but they should facilitate a better understanding of the processes involved in getting content deployed to the new platform.
You can find the wikipedia entry for the Blender2MSFS toolkit over here:
A primer on some of the pitfalls with the new simulator has been posted here:
For a more in-depth analysis, check out Sean's thread on the SDK:
To get you started with Blender as a 3D modelling tool, I would recommend starting out with BlenderGuru's doughnut tutorial, which will teach you the basics of Blender:
To dive deeper, check out the “hard surface modeling tutorial by Gleb Alexandrov and Aidy Burrows:
It’s expensive, but filled with valuable information.
To get an idea, check out Gleb’s Youtube channel:
I would also recommend you take a look at Didier’s thread about some plugins that make life easier:
That’s it for now. Have fun learning!