Power up with Blender

Orange Turbine is a specialized consulting firm that helps companies of any size and shape integrate the powerful and open source 3d software Blender into their production pipeline.

Deployment and Integration

We can help you switch to Blender from another 3D software or introduce it as the first 3D tool in your pipeline. 

Automation and Add-on Development

Let us do the heavy lifting of creating custom scripts, add-ons, or patches so that you can work as efficiently as possible. 

Training and Education

We have decades of experience in both Blender and teaching, so we can get you or your team up to speed in record time. 

Work faster with proven tools

Orange Turbine also develops and maintains several add-ons that empower creators to do more with Blender.

RetopoFlow

Sketch to create new geometry with artist friendly tools in a custom mode tailored for retopology. 

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Scattershot

Scatter, randomize, and blend texture sets with the power of procedural texture bombing. 

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Recent blog posts

Dive into some of the technical work and learn about what we've been up to. 

How to Make Your Blender Add-on GPL-Compliant
A comprehensive nuts-and-bolts how-to on what exactly needs to be done to mak...
How to Sell GPL Software (and avoid being a jerk about it)
Whenever we work with open source software, this question invariably comes up...
Teaching Adobe to Blend
Blender is everywhere and even big graphics companies are paying attention. C...

Is Blender right for you? 

Blender has surged in popularity over the last few years. Its fast pace of development and the explosion of its ecosystem suggest that its growth won't be slowing. However, it's not perfect for every scenario. Nobody knows both the power and limitations of Blender more than we do, so don't hesitate to reach out for a consultation to see if it's a good fit for your creative endeavors. 

Let's talk

A simple hello can lead to big improvements in how you work. Fill out our contact form to let us know about your amazing projects and how we might help bring them to life.

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Meet the team

The people behind Orange Turbine have been in computer graphics for a long time, working in animation, gaming, and visual effects, and include the author of the original Blender for Dummies and the founders of both CG Cookie and the Blender Market.