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Blender 2.8 Shield Modeling : Collaboration Grant Abbit & Jayanam

Blender 3D News - 2 hours 1 min ago

jayanam writes: This is a collaboration video of Grant Abbitt and Jayanam for creating a low poly medieval shield with Blender 2.8. It consists of 3 videos. In the first one I modelled the shield with Blender 2.8. Then Grant did a UV unwrapping: And finally he texture-painted it:

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Product Animation in Blender: Phone

Blender 3D News - 4 hours 6 min ago

DerekElliott writes: Hey BlenderNation! Check out my latest tutorial on how to put together a professional product animation. We cover the creation of a phone model, lighting, animation, and some tips on syncing with audio. Don't miss it!!!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

HDRi Maker updates to version 1.1 | 20% Off Coupon inside [$, promoted]

Blender 3D News - 6 hours 11 min ago

Andrew_D writes: Some time ago I created this simple addon that manages 360 ° background of the hdrihaven website which is fantastic and I participate in donations monthly. One of the strong points of this addon is the "Shader catcher FX" which in a single click creates a material that absorbs the shadow of the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Check out promising open-source texture-creation tool Material Maker

Blender 3D News - 8 hours 15 min ago

Neat new app authors PBR texture maps via a Substance Designer-like nodal workflow. Blender has a powerful node-based editor for creating 3D shaders, but when it comes to authoring 2D texture maps, many artists turn to commercial tools like Adobe's Substance Designer. What if there were a way to create those textures in an open-source [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

EV Express 10.1.8 released [$]

Blender 3D News - 10 hours 21 min ago

Peetie writes: Good news! EV Express 10.1.8 is released for Blender 2.81. EV Express in one word: Huuuuuuge time Saver! (Lighting, rendering, camera and compositing) What is EV Express in few more words: EV Express is an add-on that speeds up tremendously the workflow setting up a scene in EEVEE to showcase your model. No [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Art Spotlight: Fairytale Bank

Blender 3D News - 12 hours 25 min ago

3D Artist Ivan Sorokin shows us how he transformed Gerrit Willemse's whimsical Fairytale Bank 2D concept into a 3D model using Blender. Hi! My name is Ivan Sorokin, I’m a 3D artist from Chelyabinsk, Russia and I’d like to share a bit of my creation process of Fairytale Bank. Since I was young I’ve always [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial Modeling and shading Raw Beef In blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 23:19

CaasperART writes: Hey iam caasperart, and this is my tutorial about making beef like in the thumbnail, We will focused on material making, the material is procedural and in this tutorial we will just using 100% blender So in the first video you will learn making base mesh. Second video you will learn how to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Roof and Floor Procedural Texture Pack [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 13:05

of Nodes and Noodles writes: Extra procedural textures for Blender! Architecture themed, and all customisable! Get 4 Roofs, 4 Floors, 1 Wood Facade, a set of custom utility nodes, and a set of ready-made, high-quality materials illustrating how all these nodes can be used. Pick yours up from the Blender Market.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Softmod 2.0 Add-on Mesh Deformer (free)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 11:00

mmemoli writes: Soft Mod 2.0 is an addon I wrote to be able to create shapekeys in the same way I do in other software like Maya. All the features are showcased in this video below. The add on is free and it can be downloaded here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Green Shed

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 08:55

Background Hi, my name is Łukasz Gąska, I'm 27 years old and I come from Poland. I work as an architect. I am self-taught, I have been using Blender since my studies; I started working in Blender in the last year of my studies to present my master's thesis. Although ArchiCAD is the main program [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Neon Skies - Animated Short with blender and Unreal Engine

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 06:50

Paulo Silva writes: I'm very proud to present our recently finished animated short, "Neon Skies". This short was created as an entry to the Unreal Film Jam. We had 6 weeks to create it from scratch to conclusion! It was a rough few weeks but we manage to finish it! Blender 2.80 was used to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

You can now vote for the Suzanne Awards

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 04:45

Watch the Suzanne Award entries and vote. Your vote defines the top 5 for nominations.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2019, week 43

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 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! Alchemist's House by Jessica on Sketchfab NEOPARK by PetraS. on Sketchfab Lightforged Draenei Pedestal by BrunoParrela on Sketchfab Disco Elysium by ruflse on Sketchfab A Fox Selling Sugar [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Devil Soundz updates all plugins for Windows

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 01:05


Devil Soundz has updated Devil to version 2.0.4.1, Devil Bass Module to version 3.1.7, Devil Drummr to version 1.7, Devil Reverb to version 2.0.5 and Vocal Reverb to version 2.0.6.
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BlendFab reaches goal of Year 2019 with 50GB of different assets in Online Libaries for 3D artists [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 00:35

BlendFab writes: Guy's we can proudly say that today the BlendFab Online Asset libraries have reached 50GB of different assets for 3D Graphic artists that can be synchronized with anyone's local PC. All the best, BlendFab

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Mantaflow Liquid Simulations

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/20/2019 - 22:56

Jonathan Kron writes: This video is all about the new Fluid Engine in Blender 2.82 and show you how to get started with Mantaflow.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

What is Packing? New Blender 2.8+ UDIMs & Addon Review [$]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/20/2019 - 10:37

Luis Cherubini writes: Today I explain for beginers what packing UVs are, along with UDIMs and share some ways to automate your process with the UVpackmaster2 addon made for Blender 2.8+.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Top Tips in Blender 2.8 You Probably Didn't Know

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/20/2019 - 05:50

henningsanden writes: We cover our top tips in Blender 2.8 which will speed up your work a lot, such as clever selection tips, connecting nodes together, resetting values, using the bevel shader and much more.

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Node Expressions Add-on (Full) Now Available for Free

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/20/2019 - 03:42

BaldingWizard writes: Node Expressions (Full) now available for free download - generate node groups from a textual mathematical epression. Supports mathematical operators (+, -, *, /, **), trigonometric functions (sin, cos, tan, asin, etc.), modulo, clip, musgrave, point cloud and more.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

"Halloween" art in less than 10 minutes

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/20/2019 - 02:00

Nita Ravalji writes: Hi everyone, let's make some quick artwork.. the method is very simple.. I made this artwork in 4 minutes. believe me if you have the artwork in mind you can make it under 10 minutes too by this technique. It is made in Blender 2.80 EEVEE . Hope you like it, Nita

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