Other Free Open Source tools for the 3D artist.

Render engines to use with Blender:

Aqsis. RenderMan-compliant Open source 3D rendering solution.

SunFlow. A Java open source rendering system for photo-realistic image synthesis.

LuxRender. Open-source, free software rendering system for physically correct, unbiased image synthesis.

FreeStyle. A software for Non-Photorealistic Line Drawing rendering from 3D scenes.


Blender. The free open source 3D content creation suite.

Wings 3D. A subdivision modeler inspired by Nendo and Mirai from Izware.

Ayam. Free open source NURBS modeller.

Image editing tools:

The Gimp. The GNU Image Manipulation Program.
  Qtpfsgui. A graphical user interface application that aims to provide a workflow for HDR imaging.

Other tools:

Inkscape. An Open Source vector graphics editor.
Makehuman. Open source, innovative and professional software for the modelling of 3-Dimensional humanoid characters.