2D & 3D Animation
Use the 36 filters in the Enhance Nodepack to quickly get the right look for your scene. Enhance is a pack of nodes designed to help you get a professional look. Quick and easy. The pack includes 36 nodes ranging from complete styles to the basic filters to build them and more. Analyse, create masks, [...]
Florian Benedetto shares two product presentation videos. Product vizualisation created by Agence Comète Lyon Art Director : Florian Benedetto presentation floors in 3D. 3D exploded view of the assembly https://vimeo.com/108479800
All Reynantes best work in one minute! Reynante M. Martinez writes: I'm very happy and proud to present to you - my first demo reel, ever! Thanks so much to YOU. Have fun! :)
Remember the Freefall breakdown? Tony is back with another scene. Tony Diaz writes: Tony Diaz here again! Thought I'd share another shot breakdown from the same music vid as my last post, this time just showing the comp passes. Motion tracking, modeling etc. done in Blender (learned all about physics, cell fracturing and smoke) and [...]
By jar862. I had been wanting to do close up backlit leaves for a while now. Cleaning some photos I found some Oak leaves that I had shot photos of this past summer that were perfect for such a project. Luckily it was a mostly overcast day and I shot them on a concrete back [...]
This week we were short a few familiar faces (enjoy your vacations, Ton and Sarah!)…but still plenty long on stuff to share. Here is the weekly, for anyone who missed it, plus a quick peek at the highlights, gathered below!
Pepeland's Daniel M Lara tried the new Grease Pencil tools for Blender 2.73 and created this wonderful short video. .Blend file is included. You can download the Blend file: You NEED download an updated version of Blender from here: builder.blender.org/download/ The blend file. If you don't use a updated version of Blender you can not play [...]
Warning: contains some creepy scenes.
Daniel F. R. Gordillo will be presenting Blender at the Arocena Museum in Torreón tomorrow. Hello! Just want to share this info about the next conference I'm giving, this time in my hometown, Torreón, México, in the fantastic Arocena Museum which is a remarkably big venue with an equally big hispanic art collection and event [...]
You can never have too many tutorials on creating realistic grass. This one my Mason Menzies is long and in-depth. In this tutorial i teach you how to create realistic and beautiful grass in blender cycles. we walk through creating a simple grass particle system and then we add in imperfections to the grass to [...]
If you follow the 3D printing news then you may have noticed that Autodesk is now taking orders for Ember, their open design printer. The designs are yet to be released, but Corentin3D already created this 3D model.
Learn how to create a tiling texture in Blender with this new CG Masters tutorial. Aidy Burrows writes: Need to create the illusion of millions of polygons? For games or film production that’d be pretty handy. Sounds like we need some tiling textures. No problem! Here I’ve outlined one way to do it in Blender. [...]
3DTotal interviews Ignacio Corrales about his work with Blender on Kiribati. A team of 40 artists in Argentina led by Ideas Fijas came together for a fun and challenging project – the animated feature Kiribati. Using Blender and V-Ray they created an efficient workflow to tell viewers a story well known in a clever and elaborate way. [...]
Dennis Fassbaender shows us all the ins and outs of the new fracture modifier. This is Dennis and im writing you because i have finished the introduction to the fracture modifier.It took many, many hours to finish that "small" video-project (more than 15 hours in total). The introduction has 4 chapters: 1- welcome, basic things [...]
Thomas Dinges shares the notes the developers meeting in irc.freenode.net, #blendercoders. Here are the notes from today's 1500 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders.1) Blender 2.73 Release The initial "Input Method Editor (IME)" support for text buttons, has been merged to master. Some libraries need to be updated, platform maintainers will take care of it. We [...]
Blenderheads in Minnesota are meeting up next week. John Fino writes: Door prizes at the upcoming December 14th meetup: two copies of Olivar Villar's brand new book: "Learning Blender: A Hands-On Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters" Courtesy of the nice people at InformIT Publishing we have two copies Olivar Villar's new book about Blender and [...]
Blenderheads in Paris are meeting this Saturday! e5dy writes: This Saturday, December 6, at the "cité des sciences" François Grassard (aka Coyhot) will come show us a demo the pipeline Blender/Natron. Natron is a new compositing free software developed by INRIA based on OpenFX. Meetup details.
Trippy with a dash of violence. warning: Comical blood and gore'The more questionable rituals you endure, the more power the cult receives'. Cult is a new music video by Dileep (me), a 3d artist and musician from Trivandrum, India for a project called Dolphin. The video was made all by myself over a couple of [...]
This add-on by Antonio Vazquez scans for free keyboard shortcuts. Antonio Vazquez writes: Recently I heard of Blender Market contest, so I decided participate and create a small add-on that I have needed several times, to find a free shortcut for adding a new one. The add-on is very simple as it's useful, not only for [...]