2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 294: Rigging and Drivers

Blender 3D News - Sat, 06/22/2019 - 00:00

Jan van den Hemel writes: Yesterday we looked at rigging and shape keys to make a bicep muscle on an arm move. Today, we make our life easier by automating that shape key using a driver. It's easier than it sounds! Have a look.

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Find Blender 2.8 Add-ons on Blender-Addons.org

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 11:00

Peetie writes: Hi, Blender-addons.org is a new website that lists add-ons for Blender 2.8 and for now, focussed on content as follows: Add-ons compatible with Blender 2.8. Mentions the culprit the users might stumble upon when installing and using the addon the first time. For now the focus is mainly on Free addons, addons with [...]

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Behind the Scenes: 3D Animated Short Film

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 08:55

Hi, My name is Rino Cheng and I live in Kuala Lumpur (Capital City of Malaysia). I am a co-founder of The Only Studio. How I Started Using Blender I studied Animation and Visual Effects in Multimedia University. I was taught how to use Maya for 3D-related assignments. At the time, I encountered numerous bugs [...]

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What's the Fracture Modifier all about? [promoted]

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

pavla writes: Fracture is a new physics modifier for Blender that's been in development for some time. It hopes to become an official feature some time in the 2.8 series, but for now it remains experimental. Even in its early stages it has been used for VFX work in film and television. In this livestream [...]

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Text Effects 2.8 [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 04:45

Issanou Kamardine writes: Hi all, I started to update my motion design tools to Blender 2.8. I'm happy to introduce you the new version of my Text Effects! The update come with very exciting features like animation loops, preset with saving font, and the ability to play text on curves! Here the basics: Animation on [...]

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Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 25

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 02:40

Every week, hundreds of artists share their work on the Blender Artists forum. I'm putting some of the best work in the spotlight in a weekly post here on BlenderNation. Cate archibi  That house in the hood  Alpine A 110  Spaceport  Knife block  Phobias  Divine  Overprotected  Tools of the Past - Still Life  Holland (Netherlands)  [...]

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Destroying objects with Blender Cloth engine - Part 2

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 00:40

luwizart writes: In this video we will destroy objects using blender cloth and particle system. See part one of this tutorial here.

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BlenderKit Adds Online Gallery

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:50

Vilem Duha writes: At the BlenderKit website we created a new gallery so you can browse all the assets available inside the add-on. It will come in handy especially for people who can't purchase a Blender license. Besides looking at the nice pictures you can also share any asset you want on Facebook or Twitter. [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 293: Muscle Deformations

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: A simple way of animating muscle deformations in Blender is to combine a mix of Shape Keys and rigging. Find out how in this quick video.

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Parametric Non-Destructive Modeling Practice

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:45

ChrisP writes: In these 2 videos I break down how I created this model of a camera lens using (mostly) modifiers like screw, array, boolean, shrink-wrap ... so that I can always go back and change things! Thanks for watching, have a great day! Video 1: Video 2:

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Easy Stones & Cracks Texturing

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 10:32

Aidy Burrows writes: As time is short let's get into a quick tip and break out the pun's immediately so let's crack on!... Time to crack the code of procedural stones and, well, cracks! :D Thanks to new procedural texturing options in Blender 2.8 we can easily do it in real-time using Eevee! In this [...]

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Optimuscan Forest v1 [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 05:02

Issanou Kamardine writes: Hello to all nature lovers ! It's been over a year that I'm working on a scan collection in my spare time. I scanned a hundred objects, and I decided to put some of them up for sale. The forest pack is ship with a Blender 2.80 addon plus an Octane standalone [...]

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Short Videos: The King

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 02:40

Pablo Cespedes writes: Hello everyone, I share the link to my YouTube channel, the animations are made in blender 2.8. and render in Eevee. The King is an animated series that presents the life of a little king and his particular sense of humour. I hope I make you laugh and have a good time. [...]

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Free Add-on: PresetterProfessional for Blender 2.80 Saves and Restores Interface settings

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 00:30

dpdp writes: Blender can require a lot of clicks to get all of your viewport, snap, and orientation settings just the way you like. If you're changing tasks many times a day, this can be tedious. PresetterProfessional aims to take away some of this pain by allowing you save and recall your settings in a [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 292: Bone action constraints

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Bone action constraints let you use a bone to control keyframed animation of another bone or several bones. It's a really powerful way to use premade animations quickly, for example, to close a hand by just animating one bone instead of all the fingers one by one. This quick tip [...]

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Creating a Walt Disney Inn in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 13:13

Get ready for a LONG video - Pietro Chiovaro is creating this nice 'Frozen' style building in a whopping 8 hour stream! While I'm sure it could have been recorded and timelapsed, I rather like the slow page and skipping through it. Nice music too! Hello everybody, this is my full process without cuts (in [...]

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Meet the Artist: Jan van den Hemel

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:03

About My name is Jan, and just like Blender founder Ton Roosendaal himself, I was born on the 20th of March in Amsterdam! Not the same year as him, however. Nowadays, I live in Ghent in Belgium, where since 2017 I have been working full-time for my one-man explainer video agency, Mandala Motion. I’ve always [...]

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Speedflow - Non-Destructive Workflow - Basics [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 06:50

wazou writes: Hey guys, In this tutorial, you will have the basics of Non-Destructive Workflow with Speedflow. You will be able to understand different workflow to make your asset and you will be able to edit it completely. Cheers!

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"DIVER" Sci-Fi Racing Series Episode 1

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 04:45

Brandon Wright writes: Last year I decided to stop working on first animated series, "Deadstar", and hopefully bring to a new series all the things I learned making Deadstar. So I decided to finally make a series based on an idea I came up with years ago, the idea of a vertical race with advanced [...]

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Audio Visualization with Modifiers in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 02:40

Curtis Holt writes: < Hi everyone! In this video, I'll be showing you how to create audio visualization systems using modifiers in Blender 2.8. You can download all of the .blend files for free from the link in the video description. Thanks for watching!

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