Swords should be relatively easy to make, no more than say 15 minutes to whip one off. It's taken me about an hour, hour and a half, to regain my bearings and relearn the keyboard shortcuts for some things.
There's still plenty I don't know, or remember.. but playing with light, shadow, light sources, and the various 'skins' you can slap on something are fun to play with.
I didn't make exactly what I want.. but I also have no real reason to work with the program more than I have already. It's a nifty program, and I may wind up dragging out my textbook on the thing and going through some of the exercises should I find myself a) bored enough and 2) in need of actually refreshing my skills-proper in the program.(read: have potential offer of employment that requires using it)
So, here's a single sword, with one light-source that lightly coloured. The blade is coloured, let's seeif you can accurately guess the colour of it. The hilt/handle are the same, and easily discernable.