Watch a 5-part tutorial going over the entire modeling process of this sci-fi icosphere in Blender and Hard Ops.


Hard Ops is a massively popular paid add-on for Blender which streamlines and enhances the modeling workflow. It’s necessary to follow along.

It's an entry-level tutorial, though some basic knowledge of Blender interface is required before watching this. 

You Will Get:

5 Videos (1440p) 

40 minutes of step-by-step narration by Rachel

Hard-ops modeling workflow

Basic materials and lighting 

Final .blend file (ICOSADODECAHEDRON!) for Eevee, ready to render

Instructor: Rachel Frick

Hi, I'm Rachel Frick and I am a Blender user who loves modeling robots and designing interesting environments.

If you want to follow my art, I have an Artstation and Instagram.

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Thank you! For more information visit or contact us at [email protected] And if you have any questions, feel free to ask Rachel on Twitter.

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What the artists say:

"Amazing tutorial, Rachel's instructions are very clear and the result is stunning."  

Eris Snail - 3D Artist

"Rachel has made a really great hard surface tutorial! She is clear and concise when she describes her workflow and it shows the viewer how to get a great result using Blender and Hard Ops."   

Daniel Bystedt - Senior Character Artist

"Well paced, enjoyable, and informative - always a pleasure to learn from Rachel's artistry! 5/5" 

Erindale Woodford - 3D Artist