So you have downloaded Blender and you are wondering now what. You open it up and you see the blender default scene and go what the. Well don’t let the default view be intimidating or confusing. I say jump in, play around with things and see what they do. Hands on is the best way to learn blender and unlock all the features it has to offer. If your fancy is animation or photo manipulation blender is just the tool and here is a little help getting you started. If your the type of person who likes to read before you get started here is the place to go http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.6/Manual Here you will be able to find out what all the button do. You also find links to other blender resources to get you going. if you are one that likes to jump right in then I recommend http://blenderguru.com/ you will find tutorials and tips that have you feeling like a blender pro before long or if nothing else they will give you confidence to create. Just Play around and have fun. Remember if I can do it you definitely can.