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Magnum Force Playing Cards Kickstarter

Blender 3D News - 5 hours 20 min ago

Baz shares the creation process of the cartoon character video he created for a Kickstarter campaign. As a long time Blender user and enthusiast, I'm thrilled to finally show a project I've been working on for the past year on which I used Blender extensively. I've been using Blender in my work for a few [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MeldaProduction updates all their plug-ins to v12.05

Audio Freeware - 6 hours 4 min ago


MeldaProduction has updated all their plug-ins to version 12.05. It is an important update which comes up with several improvements, new features and fixes. It is recommended to install...

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How to Create a Realistic Texture with a Single Image

Blender 3D News - 7 hours 25 min ago

DerekElliott writes: Hey Blender Nation! I often find myself with a cool texture or in a situation where I have to use a certain texture (fabrics, for example) but I don't have the appropriate normal, bump, roughness, etc maps to create a realistic texture. This tutorial goes over the very simple steps that I take [...]

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18 Free Wrinkle Alpha Textures

Blender 3D News - 9 hours 35 min ago

Brandon Funk writes: I've created some Wrinkle Alpha Textures that can be used in most sculpting programs. With the impending release of 2.8, I wasn't sure if the brushes I created in 2.79 would even work. So now, you can pick and choose which textures you would like to use. Here you can download the [...]

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14) Blender for Blogs | Phase 3 - Part 2: Adding a Background

Blender 3D News - 11 hours 40 min ago

Justin writes: Hey there! This is Part 2 of Phase 3 in our Blender for Blogs video editing series where we will add a background to our scene Google Slides to design it and place it behind our image sequence using. I show you the workflow I use to create a simple backdrop, export it [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

HY-Plugins releases HY-MPS2 - Block-Based Step-Sequencer Plug-in

Audio Freeware - 13 hours 17 min ago


HY-Plugins has released v2 of HY-MPS, the block-based step-sequencer plug-in for MacOS and Windows.

Changes v1 > v2:
Aux control is replaced to timing shift control....

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Review: Blender on the Microsoft Surface Go

Blender 3D News - 13 hours 45 min ago

Blender performs surprisingly well on the Surface Go tablet!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Free download: Bony & Beefy body mechanics rigs for Blender! [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 23:44

looch writes: Hey great people in the Blender community! I'm Luciano an animator from Chile currently living in London, I've found that one of the problems of blender when it comes down to animation is the lack of fast and appealing rigs, so I decided to do something about it, though im no designer or [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating an Ancient Greek Hoplite Shield in Blender and Substance Painter

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:25

Martin Klekner writes: Hello friends! I made my very first tutorial and I’d like to share it with you here. It is a 3 part course (3 hours long) where I create the ancient hoplite shield asset from scratch, using Blender and Substance Painter. If you want, you can purchase the course with extra materials [...]

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Video: Eleanor's Garden

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:20

Guy shared this cool personal fan art project. I did this stylized TV opening credits to push my knowledge and use of photogrammetry for video creative content. The gorgeous Lion statues photogrammetry is by Egiptologo91 Music by Sergei Cheremisinov ('Glow in space') All done in Blender & Cycles. Enjoy,

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Auburn Sounds releases "Couture" Transient Shaper and Saturation Processor (VST/AU/AAX)

Audio Freeware - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:43


Auburn Sounds has released Couture, a Transient Shaper and Saturation processor.

Features:
Compress or expand in a single click. Speed and Front/Back provide a new kind...

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Learn Grease Pencil 2D Animation in Blender 2.8 Alpha 2

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:15

Matias Mendiola gives a fantastic overview of Grease Pencil - this will really help you kickstart your GP skills. After watching this tutorial by Matias Mendiola you'll have covered the basics of the new 2D workflow in Blender 2.8. From drawing to coloring, animating, adding modifiers and even FX!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating 3D product configurators with Blender and Verge3D [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:10

soft8soft writes: In this beginner-level tutorial, we explain how to build a full-blown 3D product configurator using just Blender and the Verge3D add-on. The following topics are covered: Creating models and materials Adding interactivity with Puzzles Deploying the configurator online In total, this jewellery configurator offers as much as 12 ring variations - everything done [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

SoundGym announces EQ Knight: new EQ ear training game

Audio Freeware - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:02


SoundGym has announced EQ Knight, a new ear training game that was added to SoundGym's audio ear training platform.

'EQ Knight' is the 11th sound game on SoundGym. This game...

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Burzukh Studios Mega Metal Drumkit VSTi now free

Audio Freeware - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:33


Burzukh Studios has announced that its Mega Metal Drumkit VSTi for Windows is now free (It was $29.95).

Inspired by the sounds of old Slayer, Dark Angel, mid-period Death, classic...

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10 New Cycles Features in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 03:05

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In my new video tutorial you will learn how to use 10 new features for Cycles in Blender 2.80 (Alpha). To understand each feature better, I will explain them on practical example. Check the video description on YouTube for the chapters with timestamp. Enjoy! ~Zach

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Intermediate Tutorial: Low-Poly Nuclear Power Plant Asset | 3D Game Assets

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 01:00

jsabbott writes: Welcome to the seventh tutorial of the 3D Game Assets series. In this tutorial we will be modeling a low-poly nuclear power plant asset. The written tutorial can be found here.

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MantaFlow: 3 NEW features you will LOVE!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 22:53

Juan Gea writes: Here you have our first english video of the new season in 2018! I will show you the LATEST and the LAST build of Mantaflow in Blender 2.79. We will review three NEW features of the latest version and will discuss some small problems and workarounds to ease your experience with this [...]

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African Ad made in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:30

You don't hear a lot from the African Blender community, so I was excited to see this modest production. manjaro writes: Hi BlenderNation, I made this video using Blender, the idea was to make an animated commercial using an open source or free pipeline. The video is meant to serve as a proof of concept [...]

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Create a Castle in Blender in 60 Minutes!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:59

Get ready to be blown away by Steve Lund's latest tutorial! Hey Guys! Wheww! This one took a bit of time, but I'm excited to finally release my latest tutorial - How to Create a Castle in Blender in under 60 minutes! I explain the entire process from beginning to end, and all the different [...]

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