Looking for a specific art program

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Looking for a specific art program

#1 Post by Westeford » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:42 pm

I'm looking for a program that allows me to do the following simply and without any hassle. Basically I don't want to have to master a program just to do something relatively simple.
1. Add and edit 3D shapes
1a. I want to make a circular room
2. Add my own textures to those shapes
3. Move the camera into various views.
4. Maybe even a way to turn the interior of the room into a 360 panorama.
I'd also like it to be free, or at least have a way to try it before buying.

It feels like there should be a program like what I described, but I'm having a hard time finding it. Maybe I'm just blind.

Either way, anyone have any suggestions? I tried Blender, but I got quickly confused and overwhelmed. (I could just be an idiot, but it feels unintuitive to me.)
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Re: Looking for a specific art program

#2 Post by fleet » Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:00 am

DAZ 3d is free.
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Re: Looking for a specific art program

#3 Post by Cyanade » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:16 am

Google Sketchup is free and very easy to learn. It also has a lot of free assets in its 3d Warehouse.

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Re: Looking for a specific art program

#4 Post by ComputerArt.Club » Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:08 am

Blender can indeed do all those things, though indeed it can be tricky for beginners, especially texturing. Still, I teach elementary school students Blender, so anyone can learn it if they keep at it.

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