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22 Tips for Blender You’ll Actually Try

Blender 3D News - 1 hour 32 min ago

Gleb Alexandrov writes: Get better at CG every day with this collection of Blender quick tips. In this episode, we’ll do amazing things: explore stereoscopic rendering, straighten the UV islands, denoise the renders and more.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Still in Motion Contest

Blender 3D News - 3 hours 37 min ago

Light BWK writes: The Blender NPR team is glad to announce the "Still in Motion Contest." #NPRStillMotion “Portray movement and dynamics without animation.” 3 Huge examples: Soldiers charging to the battle front Spaceships exploding in battle Huge steam engine exploding and everyone running away from it 5 smaller examples: Girl on a swing A boy [...]

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Art Spotlight: Fantasy Village

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:11

Italian Blender artist Davide Pellino shares a look behind the scenes of his 'Fantasy Village' scene on Sketchfab. My name is Davide, I’m 31 years old artist from Italy and a self-taught guy who spends half of his time working on 3D models and the other half to make them look as if they were [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8: View Layers & Collections

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:10

Pablo Vazquez writes: Blender 2.8 will introduce a new way to organize your scene using Collections and View Layers. This raised some confusion in the community. In an attempt to make things clear, Dalai, Ton and I wrote an article on the Blender Developers blog about this new concept.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Video: Mercy 2.0 (Overwatch Fight Animation)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 06:15

Dillongoo writes: 'Mercy's Stress Relief' Anime Fight Scene: After the ult changes, Mercy has some alone time to vent her anger on some training dummies.

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Bob Perry Audio releases free "Bob Perry Listener" plug-in for Mac & Win VST2, VST3 & AU

Audio Freeware - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 06:07
Bob Perry Audio has released Bob Perry Listener, the new free tool for quickly checking your stereo signals. Monitor your left and right signals individually, listen to side and mid signals with [Read More]

Add-on: Turnaround Camera

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:10

Antonioya shares an add-on to quickly set up a turntable animation. The add-on does the following tasks: Create empty Parent empty to object Parent camera to empty Change interpolation to linear Create keyframes for rotation If you select "Dolly zoom" then a focal length animation is added to the camera too. Note: If you don't [...]

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Cescato Musiktechnologie updates free "Trans Computer Maschine" for Windows to v2.50 (Release Candidate 2)

Audio Freeware - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:28
Cescato Musiktechnologie has released v2.50 (Release Candidate 2) of Trans Computer Maschine, a free synthesizer plugin for Windows. Trans Computer Maschine is a Semi-modular Vintage Lead Synthesizer [Read More]

MeldaProduction releases MAutoStereoFix and updates all effects and MPowerSynth to 11.05

Audio Freeware - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:09
MeldaProduction has updated all their effect plug-ins and MPowerSynth to version 11.05, providing several new features, optimizations, improvements and fixes. Additionally MAutoStereoFix, a [Read More]

Video: DAC-FRA 2017 Titles

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:05

A fantastic abstract conference opening video by Midge Sinnaeve. Created in Blender, edited in Kdenlive. Breakdown coming soon!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Modeling and Rendering Hair in Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:51

The talented Nazar Noschenko shares his secrets on the modeling and rendering of gorgeous character hair!. Hey guys! I've been getting a lot of requests to make a tutorial on how I create hair, so I finally did it! Hope you find this helpful!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Abandoned Warehouse

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:48

Yves Perera writes: Hi guys! This is a render that I've made using Blender. It's a Warehouse that I've modeled, lit, rendered and composited in Blender (the txtures are from Substance Painter and the center pilar was sculpted in Zbrush). I made this envirronment for my schools graduation short film. The warehouse has a diffrent [...]

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Free Add-on: PBR Materials 3

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:20

Marco writes: New: All materials are Principled based except for Translucent and Volume materials Removed Light materials Added: Cloth, Particles, Velvet, Light dielectrics and Gallium, Molybdenum, Pewter, Rhodium, Tin, Vanadium, Zinc, Pot metals Fixed error when there is no material in the slot Removed Textures button Auto Updater

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The Art of Jan Drawc

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:15

Great Blender scenes by Jan Drawc from Tralee, Ireland.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Full Bucket Music releases free Mono/Fury v2.1.0 Synthesizer for Windows and macOS

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 04:37
Full Bucket Music has updated the free Mono/Fury synthesizer to version 2.1.0. It is now available for Windows and macOS (VST and AU). Changes since v2.0.1: MacOS versions (VST/AU). Rebased to [Read More]

Sketchfab Sculpting Challenge: Cartoon Characters!

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 04:10

Here's another cool challenge to improve your skills with. This month we’re aiming for a very different visual sculpting style as we’re exploring cartoon characters. This means stepping away from the highly detailed, matcapped sculpts and into clean, brightly colored models. So return to your childhood and bring back your favourite characters. Join to win [...]

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Ardour updated to v5.12

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 02:46
Ardour has been updated to v5.12. Much of the work in this release was sponsored by Harrison Consoles. Two of the most notable new features are the improvements in functionality to the new session [Read More]

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 38

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 02:05

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! Illya by Kent2D on Sketchfab Wander Over Yonder - The Pet (?t the entrance) by cordy on Sketchfab Scientist's Study by Jellepostma on Sketchfab Jagernaut (Beyond Human) by [...]

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Add-on: Skin Selection [$]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 23:48

lucky writes: Skin Selection is a Blender addon to select the bones controllers based on the meshes surface. It allows to hide all the controllers shapes and work directly with the mesh, clearing out the viewport. Hope it will be useful to you! Some of you may know something is similar is being prepared for [...]

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LVC-Audio updates T-Chain to v1.2.0

Audio Freeware - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:33
LVC-Audio has updated T-Chain to version 1.2.0. This update adds the following features: New TCS plugin: New plugin interface to load a single T-Chain module. New ClipShifter Module: New free [Read More]

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