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Easy Borders Course: Create 2D title animations for your videos with the Easy Borders Rig [$]

Blender 3D News - 1 hour 47 min ago

Justin writes: Ever wanted to create 2D title animations or name intros for your videos? It's now super easy with the Easy Border Course and Rig! Customize your border animations to create your own look and feel. Easy drag and drop handle controls allow you to make animations in just minutes and also tweak them [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Developer Meeting Notes: 27 January 2020

Blender 3D News - 2 hours 40 min ago

Announcements Dalai Felinto will post early this week a post on code.blender.org with a proposal for the 2020 big projects. Everyone then can discuss it throughout the week and the official plan can be signed off next week/meeting. FOSDEM - Free and Open source Software Developers’ European Meeting - happens this weekend in Brussels (1-2 [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Art Spotlight: Ghost Cat and Girl

Blender 3D News - 3 hours 52 min ago

Learn how 3D Low Poly Artist Evgenia Cherkasova combined low poly modeling, gradient textures, and ambient music to create her intrepid Ghost Cat and Girl. Hi! My name is Evgenia. I’m 23 and I’m a 3D low poly artist from Russia. In high school I wanted to create 3D models, but unfortunately, there weren’t such [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

CityBuilder 3D: Add-on Trailer [$]

Blender 3D News - 5 hours 56 min ago

Joseph writes: Hi Blendernation! We are excited to announce that we have just released the asset based add-on we have been working on for almost 6 months now; CityBuilder 3D! CityBuilder allows you to create custom cities in Blender 3d with over 40 professional 3d assets packed into a single user friendly add-on! Designed by [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

New Startup File for Blender 2.81+

Blender 3D News - 8 hours 2 min ago

Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone, In this video, I'll be sharing my updated startup file for Blender 2.81 and onwards. You can download the blend file for free! Thanks for watching and have a great day!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Weld Modifier in Blender 2.8x | Hard-surface Modeling Update

Blender 3D News - 10 hours 7 min ago

Gleb Alexandrov writes: Check out how to improve the procedural hard-surface modeling workflow using the new Weld modifier in Blender 2.8x.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Audio Damage releases RoughRider3

Audio Freeware - 10 hours 55 min ago


Audio Damage has announced the release of RoughRider3, saying:

Since 2008, our RoughRider series of compressors has been a mainstay of electronic and hip-hop music. With over...

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Daily Blender Tip: Procedural Noise textures

Blender 3D News - 12 hours 12 min ago

Jan van den Hemel writes: Bump maps can add a lot of interesting surface detail to your object. But a Bump or Normal map is not always included, for example when using a photograph you took yourself as a texture. In that case you can try adding the bump by using a procedural noise texture. [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sculpt January 2020 - Day 28: Sleek

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 22:30

Masha Bazueva writes: Today's topic for Sculpt January 2020 is “ Sleek” in the category “Physical”. Usually you'll want rich detail and texture in your sculptings, so now for a change: Present us with something sleek! It can be more challenging than you think! Sculpt January is the yearly event for challenging your sculpting skills [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

X-Wing vs TIE Fighter (+Breakdown)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 15:10

BenJewer writes: Hi! Just sharing my latest animation, a dogfight between an X-Wing and a TIE fighter. This animation was rendered in Eevee using the Real Object Based Motion Blur addon for sampled motion blur. Models were created in Blender and textured in Substance Painter. Cheers! Ben

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Game changer - Space switching in animation

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 13:05

p2design writes: Hi Everyone! In this new video, I want to share one of the tip I've learned recently and that is a game changer for animators. This is something I've learned from Annie Awards Nominee Richard Lico's latest course. Space switching in blender. A fast, intuitive and non destructive way to edit your animations. [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Free Eevee Manga Shader updated

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:00

Paul Caggegi writes: Hi Blendernation! I recently hit a milestone on Youtube: 10,000 subscribers! To mark this, I've released an update to the FREE version of the Manga Shader for use in Blender 2.80 and later, specifically in the Eevee render engine. It's responsive to in-scene lighting, has some new controls and a selection of [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Aston Martin DB5 Blender EEVEE

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 08:55

About Me My name is Jason Battersby, I’m a Canadian automotive exterior designer currently working for Audi Design in Ingolstadt, Germany. I have always been passionate about automotive design, as well as anything 3D related. Ever since my first 3D courses in college—Solidworks & Alias Studio Tools at the time—I have been drawn towards using [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Big Blender Projects 2020 - Blender Today Live #88

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 07:55

Blender.Today is a weekly live show highlighting the latest news on Blender 2.8x and the community.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

New course "Blender 2.8x EEVEE made easy" [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 06:50

jtornhill writes: My new course, “Blender 2.8x Eevee made easy”, is finally finished and launched!! You will find it on Udemy (30 days special price link) (online course (easier for me to help you there), or FlippedNormals (download content to your computer, then you don’t have to be online); Eevee is the new Render Engine [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Achieving Realism In 12 Minutes

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 04:45

DECODED writes: Creating a photo-realistic render is something that many 3D artists find overwhelming, but it's actually a very simple process. In this video, I'll show you how I created a realistic Margarita cocktail from start to finish, including every technique and time-saving trick I used to add an extra level of realism to the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

beatassist.eu releases AFX (Acoustics Frequency Xperience) - SF2 Drum Machine for Windows

Audio Freeware - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 04:39


beatassist.eu has released AFX (Acoustics Frequency Xperience), a drum machine plug-in for Windows that works with .sf2 files.

beatassist.eu has taken some acoustic samples...

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2020, week 5

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 02:40

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! The Tooki Totem from Stitchy in Tooki Trouble by Polygoat on Sketchfab THE FORGOTTEN SANDS | LOW POLY GAME LEVEL by murilo.kleine on Sketchfab A quiet place by [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip: Import Physics and Smoke

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 00:35

Jan van den Hemel writes: The Blender Fracture Build modifier is an awesome tool for destruction and it lets you easily add smoke and debris to your simulations. But how do we get that stuff back into Blender 2.8? Well, check out this one-minute video to find out!

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Sculpt January 2020 - Day 27: Satisfied

Blender 3D News - Sun, 01/26/2020 - 22:30

Masha Bazueva writes: Today's topic for Sculpt January 2020 is “ Satisfied” in the category “Internal”. Think back to your latest sculpture you were especially proud of. How did it make you feel? Awesome, right? Now back to your workstation and put that feeling into a completely new artwork! Sculpt January is the yearly event [...]

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