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Polar Lights: Magic in the Nightly Sky

Blender 3D News - 4 hours 59 min ago

German YouTube channel Miniatur Wunderland features a cool story about 'miniature architectural projections', where they use a combination of 3D software (including Blender) and CNC/3D Printing to create awesome projection shows.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Overlaying lower 3rds and text in Blender VSE

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 22:42

Paul Caggegi writes: Hi Blendernation! Continuing on my series of editing video using the VSE and a custom keymap .py script. In this tutorial, I demonstrate two ways of adding lower thirds and text to your video, complete with their pros and cons.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating Leonardo Da Vinci's Tank in Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:50

Pietro Chiovaro writes: Hi Artists, today I'm glad to show you the 3D creation of the Leonardo Da Vinci's Tank. For this project I followed the original project of Leonardo, hope you like it!! :-D Project end result Creation of Da Vinci's tank

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Augmented Reality app: Väderstad AR

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:29

Väderstad creates all kinds of farming equipment. With their new AR app you can see how it works inside! Martin Olanders writes: Here is a link to an augmented reality app done in Blender and Unity. All animated material is done in Blender then moved into Unity. Download the app and then also download the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Map Animation Tutorial - Part 1

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:11

moonman_pictures writes: Hey friends, I finally found the time to make a new tutorial! I hope you like it and that you are able to learn quite a bit of new things. Part 2 is in the works and will be released soon! Take care and have a moonacious day, Johannes

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Fragment updates Fragment Granular, Additive, Spectral Audio-Visual synthesizer to v1.0.2

Audio Freeware - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:48
FSynth/Fragment has updated Fragment synthesizer to version 1.0.2 which include Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression (MPE) instruments support and improved sound engine resulting in improved [Read More]

MeldaProduction updates all effects and MPowerSynth to 11.09 and MDrummer to 7.04

Audio Freeware - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:45
MeldaProduction has updated all effect plugins and MPowerSynth to 11.09 and MDrummer to 7.04, providing several new features, optimizations, improvements and fixes. Changes for effects in 11.09: [Read More]

Speed Blender: Old Street

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:15

Follow MrSorbias along as he creates this old street scene.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 47

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:48

Here's my latest overview of the best Blender work on Sketchfab this week. And remember: add the #Blender tag if you want me to find your work! Sister Repentia by Ralph, The Amazing Unitard on Sketchfab HAND FOR FOTO by blenderbump on Sketchfab Mini-Scape by Adan on Sketchfab House by Francois Kruger on Sketchfab Flamingo [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Apartment visualisation

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 08:21

Jan Grajczyk writes: I would like to share with you my latest interior renderings made in Blender and rendered with Cycles.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Death Star VFX! 2D Compositing in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 04:10

Kenan Proffitt writes: This quick tutorial helps get your feet wet with 2D compositing in Blender. We start by doing a simple one-point-track in the motion tracking section of Blender. Then using the 'import images as planes' add-on, we parent a death star image to our track. After that, it's a simple matter of compositing [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

SoundBytes / Three-Body Tech – Heavier7Strings Giveaway

Audio Freeware - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 02:31
SoundBytes Magazine and Three-Body Tech have teamed up to offer three full copies of Three-Body Tech's Heavier7Strings guitar emulation software. This giveaway is open to all readers of SoundBytes [Read More]

The Art of Marcella Lombardo

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 02:05

Enjoy the work of Marcella Lombardo from Catania, Italy. My name is Marcella Lombardo. I graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts with a master's degree in Graphic Design. I've been passionate about Computer Graphics my whole life. During my academic studies I got the chance to learn Blender, the 3D creation suit and it [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Game Art Tutorial: Make a Hand Painted Axe

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 23:13

gabbitt writes: Tutorial of how to make a low poly hand painted axe. Timelapse with commentary

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

This Week in Blender Development: 11/18/17

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 08:28

Aaron Carlisle writes: Hello fellow Blenderers here is a short list of what has happened in the development in Blender this week. To read more and to see the links for more details please see the full post here. master: Add select similar custom bone shape rBcd1d9950 Mikktspace/Cycles: Speed up the merging of identical vertices (speeds [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Library of 60 Base Meshes [$]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 04:10

This collection of base meshes offers a great starting point for many projects. Get your library of 60 ready-to-use unique Base Meshes model! (65 with the variations): Huge Quantity: 10 Peoples, 32 Animals, 8 Dinosaurs and 10 Creatures. High Quality: Created by artists for artists. Each one was carefully made to better attend the necessity [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Art of Arnaud Imobersteg

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 02:05

Enjoy the work of Arnaud Imobersteg from Switzerland!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating a distributed render farm with Blender

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:46

Jamesy writes: Hello there! Have you ever thought how you would cope with a tight deadline for an animation project, no budget for a renderfarm and not enough compute power to do the job? A friend of mine had a similar situation and needed help fast. So a group of us got together online and [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Brushes with custom icons

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:26

Martin Lindelof writes: I've created some brushes that covers all the default brushes you get with Blenders factory settings. And some extra stencils and decal brushes. And for them I've created some custom icons, which when posting on twitter got such a good response I decided to share them when I was done. You can [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Abbey Road releases Topline - Free recording app for iOS

Audio Freeware - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:42
Abbey Road recently released their first ever app, Topline, a simple recording app for iOS available now for free in the App Store. Abbey Road worked closely with emerging songwriters and producers [Read More]

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