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Verge3D: 3D Bean Bag Configurator

Blender 3D News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:35

soft8soft writes: The Verge3D gallery has started getting filled up! Check out the beautiful Bean Bag configurator created by the Dutch artist Martin Hammersma. Everything was done with Puzzles - there is no a single line of programming code in this web app!

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Medieval Building 360 Degree View

Blender 3D News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:10

Pietro Chiovaro writes: Hi everyone! Here's the 360 degree view of the Medieval Building with some rendering details. 5 hours of render 1080p 60fps 500 frames 50 samples + Denoiser Blender Cycles

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How to Light a Simple Room in Blender, Part 02

Blender 3D News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 03:05

bintang senja writes: Hello Again ! This second video (see part one here) is about giving the materials and textures to the scene that already lit in previous tutorial. If you have any comment please let me know, I love to hear what do you guys think. Thanks Hope You Guys Enjoy 😉

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Monocasual Laboratories release Giada 0.14.5 "The Purkinje Effect" for Linux, Windows and Mac

Audio Freeware - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:14
Monocasual Laboratories release Giada 0.14.5 "The Purkinje Effect": the change in perception of colors as illumination changes from daylight to twilight. The automatic deployment system has been [Read More]

First Italian Blender Conference: March 10, Foligno

Blender 3D News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:00

dichitoarchitetto writes: Hi everyone! I'm proud to announce that the "Associazione Blender Italia", a no-profit organization founded by Italian Blender enthusiasts, passionate CG artists, professionals and hobbysts, will hold the first national conference on Blender on March 10th, 2018 starting at 09:30 and closing at 19:00. The location chosen is "Spazio ZUT", Corso Cavour 83/85, [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Auburn Sounds adds AAX support to Graillon v2.1 and Panagement v1.3

Audio Freeware - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:00
Auburn Sounds has released AAX 64-bit versions of its flagship plug-ins. Graillon version 2.1 and Panagement version 1.3 now support the AAX Native 64-bit format and as such can be run in Pro [Read More]

Commercial: "What Is A Puffin?" for Georgia Aquarium

Blender 3D News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:20

I would have totally believed that this is a claymation animation, but Peter Mattson pulled off an amazing job with Blender! Peter writes: I started this commercial thinking I was going to use claymation. After using Blender to create a storyboard, I figured it'd be easier to just make it with CGI and try to mimic [...]

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VST zOne releases QUO

Audio Freeware - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:14
VST zOne has released QUO for Windows. Quo is simple "stage" panner. It place two virtual microphones to simulate virtual stage. It does not simulate realistic room acoustics but rather focus [Read More]

Particle rendering times

Blender 3D News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:15

Michel Anders writes: Hi, because measuring is better than just assuming, I did some research on the question whether small meshes perform better than alpha mapped textures when rendering particle systems. The short answer is: Yes you can speed up your renders significantly is you take the time to model a silhouette instead of alpha [...]

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GrowthNodes: Explore organic growth on surfaces

Blender 3D News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:15

growthnodes writes: Today we finalized the first public release of the GrowthNodes addon for Blender. GrowthNodes is a Blender plugin for generative content creation and simulation of organic growth processes on polygonal surfaces. It can be utilized for both destructive and non-destructive content generation. Simulation is stored as a series of shapekeys which allows fine [...]

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Spider Web generator [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:10

Karlis Stigis writes: Spider Web generator made using Animation Nodes addon. Modelling convincing Spider Web is a tedious and time consuming process, especially if lots of different variations are needed. Textures are great, but sometimes they just doesn't cut it. This Animation Nodes setup will ease your pain and save you time, which can be [...]

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Agent 327: Alternative Ending

Blender 3D News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:05

This is hilarious and weird at the same time: watching a trailer with a totally different ending. Made me laugh out loud, enjoy :) WHAT IF “Agent 327: Operation Barbershop” had a different ending than that epic hairdryer-flamethrower we all know and love? This question came up several times during the story development process. Agent [...]

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MusE 3.0.1 Now Available for Linux

Audio Freeware - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:16
MusE, the free multitrack virtual studio for Linux, has been updated to v3.0.1. This is a hot fix release with some nagging bugs corrected: Build fix for packagers building with --no-undefined. [Read More]

Modeling Cloth Addon Available for Experimentation

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:59

Rich Colburn writes: The modeling cloth addon is available. It's very experimental but it's a lot of fun to play with. I made a demo video of the current feature set.

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AudioKit releases 600 MB of Free Vintage Casio/Yamaha Toy Keyboard Loops

Audio Freeware - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:42
AudioKit Pro has released a new free and open-source collection of over 800+ free original loops of vintage Casio and Yamaha toy keyboards. The free sample pack includes over 600+ MB of tempo-labeled [Read More]

Beginner tutorial: How to Model an A-Frame Cabin

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:20

jsabbott writes: Welcome to the second tutorial of the 3D Low-Poly Game Modeling for Beginners series. In this tutorial we will be modeling a low-poly A-frame cabin. You can also find the written version of this tutorial here.

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Sketchfab Launches a 3D Assetstore

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:09

Sketchfab just launched a marketplace! It was a logical step forward and the most often requested feature by the community of over 1.3 million artists. With the 3D viewer and model inspector, not only do you get to see the 3D models, but also their anatomy. You know for sure how a model is made, [...]

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Sketchfab Texturing Challenge: Shoes!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:10

Over on Sketchfab, I just launched a new fun texturing challenge, sponsored by Allegorithmic. This week we’re turning our attention to fashion! Grab this pair of sneakers by kenprol and texture your heart out. Adding a bit of geometry here and there is allowed but be sure to concentrate on the paint job and textures! [...]

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Reel: Erol Herzog, 2018

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:05

Erol writes: Hey guys! I'm excited to share some of the work I did in 2017! I'm grateful for all the things I've learned and all the projects I've had the privilege of being a part of. In 2017 I entered several new fields, including Archvis, Architecture Design, AR and VR! I'm already in the [...]

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Blender 2.79 Complete training from beginner to pro [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:00

yoji writes: Hi everyone! Here is my full training that I started to sell on the Blender market! The price will 29.99$ during this month only. I did choose to give back 20% of the sales for the Blender development fund. So don't hesitate , it's a good deal and you will contribute! Description: The [...]

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