2D & 3D Animation

3D printed architectural model with bronze filament

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 01:10
Matthieu Dupont de Dinechin (viralata) created this shape un his Ultimaker 3D printer. He shares a video of its creation process which involves Blender, 3D printing and some good old-fashioned handwork! Matthieu Dupont de Dinechin - viralata writes: A new test of the use of displace modifiers in Blender to generate some architectural forms and [...]
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Motion design logo video

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 23:00
A nice motion video by Imagecorp. Video for my agency,Motion design logo with Blender/cycles.
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Fracture modifier development update

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:47
I had a chat with Dennis Fassbaender, who is part of the team that is working the Fracture modifier. He has some awesome things to show, like fracturing along a path! What is the Fracture modifier? Right, the Fracture Modifier has been in development since one year. Martin Felke (scorpion81) is the man that does [...]
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Around the World

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 05:40
Artur Szygulski posted a mesmerizing set of images that are a mix of architectural and flower shapes.
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Blender Guru Christmas competition 2014

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 03:30
The Blender Guru Christmas competition has kicked off again! I'm looking forward to this one, last year's entries were amazing!
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Robot VFX

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 01:10
A good camera tracking by Blenderrendersky. To me, the most surprising part was not the robot - can you guess what was? Blenderrendersky writes: Hi, I created this short animation a while ago. I think the Robot came out pretty Realistic. The model is from LeafStorm on Blendswap. Please tell me your impressions in the comments [...]
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Blender Course: VFX and Simulations, Germany, November 26

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 23:00
Gottfried Hofmann is hosting a Blender training on VFX and simulations next week. Gottfried Hofmann writes: There is an advanced course on VFX and Simulations with Blender again in Erlangen, next to Nürnberg, Germany. You can book the course through VHS and it will be held there as well. The course starts on Wednesday, 26th of [...]
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Reel: Brandon Crapo

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 13:05
Brandon Crapo presents his short but impressive reel. This is a condensed 44 second demo reel that I put together. The plants, Venator class Star Destroyer, floating islands, LACC shot, liquid oranges, and ufo were all rendered in Blender Internal. 99.9% is Blender Cycles/Internal and Blender compositing. I used after effects for color correction on [...]
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Blender on Morrocan animation festival and national television.

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 10:55
Maroccan studio Active Design promoted Blender during the prominent Casanim festival and even made it to national television. Cédric Gémy writes: The last week of October, the most important Movie Animation festival "Casanim" has happened in Casablanca. During this week, our few team has been invited to promote Blender during the event and in some [...]
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Blender Market: MotionTool 1.0 adds 50 new nodes and more

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 08:40
Vitor Balbio introduces the 1.0 version of his successful MotionTool add-on. During the last 6 weeks you guys have been helping us to make this great tool with all your feedback, suggestions, ideas and support. Now we are proud to present the version 1.0 of MotionTool! This is the first version after the BETA period [...]
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Zelda the Wind Waker in interactive 3D

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 08:36
Rahul has posted his awesome Zelda the Wind Waker model in full 3D on Sketchfab. Thanks to him I've booted up my old copy of Zelda again :)
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Blender Turn a 2D photograph into a 3D animation with Blam

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 06:30
Here's a quick one minute(!) tutorial on how to use the Blam add-on for creating a camera projection of a photograph.
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Blender used on short TV program

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:20
Nice Blender VFX for a French television program "Mon tropée, ma victoire". Timothée Godard writes: This is a short TV program called "Mon tropée, ma victoire" (In english : "My trophy, my victory") I was hired to work on. I only used blender to make 3D views for the trophies, renders were made using Cycles.
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Cartoon Caravan

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 02:05
By Andres Mirez. This is a Cartoon Caravan made in blender and rendering in Cycles. I hope you like!!!. This is my website in case you want to see https://www.facebook.com/andresmirez
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Blend Library - Asset manager for materials, objects and nodes

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:28
Vincent Gires presents his Blender asset manager. I worked on an asset manager add-on for Blender. Here is the description: This script aims to read folders that contain blend files, display the content in a list of elements that may be imported. This is useful to save custom node setups, materials or objects that will [...]
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Running Forest

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 14:10
A beautiful nature scene by Yanal Sosak. As CG artists, we tend to keep running towards a goal. After a long break from blender, i created this image. Hence the name, Running Forest.
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Blender courses in Faenza, Italy, November 27

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 12:30
Blenderheads in Italy can follow a free introduction lesson on november 27. Nazzareno Giannelli writes: Hi Blender community! I'm Nazzareno and I'm here to let you know that on November 27th at FabLab Faenza (Museo Carlo Zauli via della Croce 6, Faenza, RA 48018 Italy) there will be a free introductory lesson about Blender and [...]
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Blender Developer Notes: November 16, 2014

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 11:10
Ton Roosendaal shares the notes the developers meeting in irc.freenode.net, #blendercoders. 1) Release targets for 2.73 Planning and targets overview. Compositor patch review will be done this week by Sergey Sharybin Mesh transfer project goes ok, but Split Normals will move to the next release - it would be giving too many issues. Dalai Felinto: [...]
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Things Blender Beginners Must Know

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 08:27
Have you just started learning Blender? Reynante M. Martinez lists his top tips and resources for successfully jumpstarting your Blender career. Reynante M. Martinez writes: To my fellow Blenderheads who are just starting out on this arduous yet wonderful journey of Blending, I've written a short article on how to get your feet wet and [...]
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Flow, A Short Abstract Animation

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 05:41
This work by Sascha Uncia has a wonderful atmosphere that made me forgive the small rendering errors. writes: I've just finished a short animation for college titled flow. Feel free to have a look and let me know what you think.
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