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Fracture Sounds releases free sample library - Sleigh Bells for Kontakt

Audio Freeware - 2 hours 35 min ago


Fracture Sounds have released a new Christmas freebie, Sleigh Bells for Kontakt, which includes six types of sleigh bells, deep sampled with up to 38 round robins.

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CityBuilder3d Blender scene breakdown: Soviet Trailer setup #4 [$]

Blender 3D News - 2 hours 47 min ago
Joseph writes: Hey Blendernation! In this video I breakdown the fourth shot in the in the new CityBuilder 3d add-on trailer for Blender 3d. All of these scenes use super simple concepts you can implement quickly to get nice looking city shots! Let us know what you want to see next! CityBuilder3D Ultimate Blender add-on [...]

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One Man Tribe releases HandPan Tribalized - Free Percussion Sample Pack

Audio Freeware - 3 hours 4 min ago


One Man Tribe has released HandPan Tribalized, a new free percussion sample pack, saying:

Imagine that the Handpan was created in Africa hundreds of years ago and not in Switzerland...

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Nodevember 2020 Highlights: Patterns

Blender 3D News - 4 hours 52 min ago
This is it. We have made it. The final week of Nodevember has just wrapped up, and the nodemasters can now rest, leaving their eroded keyboards to recover before next November. The rest of us can take a break too, having been exposed to an unforgiving dose of awesomeness that will leave us inspired (and [...]

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Getting started with Blender Array and Curve modifiers

Blender 3D News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 22:30
jayanam writes: This is a Blender tutorial for beginners and which I show how to get started with Array and Curve modifiers by a simple example:

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Custom properties and drivers in Blender made easy

Blender 3D News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 12:39
p2design writes: Hi everyone, I know a lot of blender users, especially beginners, are afraid to use custom properties or driver because they don't understand them. But creating these custom properties is not that complicated. In this tutorial, I will explain everything you know to build your custom properties the right way. I've also added [...]

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Free Holt Tools add-on adds multiple useful tools

Blender 3D News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 10:14
Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone, In this video, I show you a new free addon that I have released called 'Holt Tools', containing operations I find useful in my day-to-day work with Blender. This includes: Cleaning up the outliner. Converting suffixes in object names. Selecting objects that include specific strings in their names. Selecting by [...]

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Modeling a retro sci-fi laser gun in Blender 2.9 | Beginner tutorial

Blender 3D News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 06:50
Bespoke Cube writes: This slightly more advanced level tutorial demonstrates a step-by-step workflow of creating a retro-looking laser gun. The tutorial covers modeling, materials, lighting as well as scene and render setup.  

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Full Bucket Music releases Bucket Pops v1.0.0 for Mac & Win VST & AU (Free)

Audio Freeware - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 06:08


Full Bucket Music has released the Bucket Pops, a simulation of the classic Korg Mini Pops-7 rhythm machine, for Microsoft Windows (VST) and Apple macOS (VST/AU).

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The Mysterious Material Drop-Down | Material linked to Object vs Data

Blender 3D News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 04:45
Karim Joseph writes: In this tutorial, we have a look at the material drop-down that we see all the time when we create materials in Blender. The one right next to the material’s name; material linked to Data or to Object. What can we do with it? Let’s find out by first looking at an [...]

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Nembrini Audio releases Live Rig - Free standalone plugin host for macOS & Windows

Audio Freeware - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 03:18


Nembrini Audio has announced the release of Live Rig Standalone Plugin Host a new free host for Nembrini Audio plugins for macOS and Windows.

Live Rig is a standalone app to...

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Sketchfab 3December 2020

Blender 3D News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 03:13
End the year on a high note! Join our annual 3December Challenge to test your skills, making one model a day for 21 days. Artists who complete all 21 entries by January 4th will be entered into a raffle to receive one of 3 $50 Amazon vouchers, a framed print of their favorite entry, and [...]

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Man Makes Noise releases "Wildebeat" Natural Raw and Designed Found Sound Drums and Percussion for Kontakt

Audio Freeware - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 03:03


Man Makes Noise has released Wildebeat, a modern toolkit of natural raw and designed found sound drums and percussion, for Kontakt.

Wildebeat is made of an assortment of wood,...

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Blender Developer Meeting Notes, 30 November 2020

Blender 3D News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 02:40
Announcements Rendering meeting notes  User Interface meeting notes  Code quality  day this Friday. Geometry Nodes  plans to be merged to master today (Monday). Tuesday Talk (placeholder link for the upcoming meeting) Main topic for the tuesday talks is the original planning for the modules for 2.92 Localization Aaron Carlisle  needs help to move forward with his Weblate proposal . James [...]

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Video: Cute 3d Gameart in 2 Days - Game Jam Timelapse

Blender 3D News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 00:35
Rick Hoppmann writes: Hi all! I took part in a little game jam & made some cute 3D art for it. Here's my process + some tips for better game jams :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArVKHJlafSo

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Blender Market 25% Off Extended, Ends Today [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 22:53
Only hours after launching their Black Friday campaign last week, the Blender Market servers ran into trouble and crashed for about 5 hours. Jonathan Williamson wrote a great 'post mortem' of the root cause of the problem and how they handled it - I really love this kind of transparancy. To compensate and help their [...]

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AFX Tools are now 25% off! [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 13:05
Alberto Gonzalez writes: Don't miss out! All my add-ons are now 25% off on Blender Market & have been updated for Blender 2.91 & come with many improvements. Here is a list of the add-ons that are on sale, check them out: ClothFX MassFX DynRemesh/AutoFlow GreebleFX Quadwrap SnowFX DeformPro Astroview

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New Multires Displacement Smear Tool

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 11:00
Pablo Dobarro, Blender sculpt mode developer and man who sculpted a a real-life clone of himself to keep up with his own development pace, has just revealed his latest addition to the Blender Sculpt mode toolset: A Multires Displacement Smear Brush. Sculpt: Displacement Smear This brush can move Multires displacement over the surface. This works [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Kaspersky Space Security, part 1

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 08:55
About me Hey there! My name is Sergey and I am a CGI artist from Novosibirsk, Russia. I love movies, video games, big fan of rock music and a singer in a band. I started working in 3D in 2017. Actually, long before that, sometime in 2007, I tried to learn 3D using a huge [...]

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Increase Creative Productivity with LoUPE [$, promoted]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 06:00
Jeff Bell writes: Today Tangent Labs is excited to launch LoUPE: a new animation & VFX pipeline tool that helps artists and studios improve productivity, increase efficiency and collaborate with teams around the world. You can try it for your first month free here . LoUPE was built For Artists, By Artists. To make Netflix’s [...]

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