2D & 3D Animation
jayanam writes: In this tutorial for Blender Addon Programming I show how to add a panel, interact via props with the active object in the scene and how to add a custom Operator.
A short but well made video. JulioVII writes: Hello everybody! We present the Teaser of "HOPE", our first short animated film made with Blender. It's currently in production by Uplop Estudio. Hope is a project we are developing at this moment. In this little teaser we are presenting our main character exploring its environment. The [...]
mrDan writes: Reality is the most realistic representation. We introduce a material display called ZoeMatrope that can reproduce a variety of materials with high resolution, high dynamic range and high light field fidelity by using real objects and human vision characteristics. ZoeMatrope achieves super-realistic material representation and animation by using composition and animation principles of [...]
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Tamir Lousky writes: PyCon is a professional conference for python programmers. The first PyCon in Israel was held last May 2-3 (2016). It was a really great conference, with lots of fascinating, useful talks and workshops. It also presented the audience of python coders with an introductory talk about Blender scripting, titled: "Generating, automating and [...]
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Wybren van Keulen writes: The Grove just turned 1 and is already celebrating its 4th release! Grow conifers and breakthrough broadleaf trees – cast real shade, bend physically and prune interactively. Conifers can look deceptively straightforward and sometimes even “procedural”. But once you get to know them, they turn out to be extremely sensitive trees. [...]
Blend4Web Team writes: New part of Blender/Blend4Web tutorials' series is out! The tutorial is about basics of Blender: viewport interaction, basic shape manipulations and a bit of work with a modifier. The series is basically for beginners, but at the same time it is closely connected to Blend4Web-based workflow, so everyone will find there something [...]
jayanam writes: Now here is a very short tip on changing values of Blender's inplace editors precisely by using the control key on your keyboard and the mouse wheel, I am using Bldner for many years but I found this out yesterday:-)
Stico offers a ahopping 327 animated Blender models in his Bronze & Iron Age Unit Pack. Go get it! Large number of Blender animated units, 327 exactly, made for old pc game which use spirit animations. Each unit's armature includes 6 different animations like running, fighting, dying, etc, joined together. Units lines cover period of [...]
grol writes: In the new The Creators Project documentary Jonathan Zawada is talking about his work done in Blender. Here is what the The Creators Project is saying about it: In this episode of Visionaries, we explore the dynamic, dream-like and often digital creations of Jonathan Zawada. His multidisciplinary art practice is difficult to pin [...]
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Polinalkrimizei writes: The idea of WOODEN Germany is to make awesome glowing furniture made out of wood. So far, apart from quite unique projects in our region, we made different kinds of lamps, where all the light actually shines through a real thin layer of wood, which is then laminated onto glass. As we offer [...]
Indie game studio Hammer&Ravens games shares some of their workflow. Hi guys, our main 3d guy, George, is producing endless assets for our Empires in Ruins game. Even though we are making a simil-isometric 2d game, all of our our assets and animations are produced as 3d ones in Blender. Once rigged and animated, George [...]
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jayanam writes: This is the first Blender addon programming tutorial I recorded to demonstrate how to develop a very simple addon. It adds a panel to the tools region with a button. On clicking this button a new cube will be added, nothing serious but it gives beginners the possibility of getting started with Blender [...]
Quick personal note: I'm on vacation this week and I'm in a place with very bad internet connectivity. I'll do my best to keep the news flowing, but things might slow down a little. Sorry! :-/
Gottfried Hofmann writes: Totally new to Blender? Did you try the software already and want to get a really good grip on it? Blender Foundation Certified Trainer Gottfried Hofmann from BlenderDiplom and Adam Kalisz will host a 2-day workshop on the fundamentals of Blender at K4/KuKuQu in Nürnberg (near Erlangen and Fürth), Germany. Participants will [...]
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jayanam writes: In this tutorial I show the workflow from modeling a hardsurface model with Blender to texturing it in 3D-Coat. Therefore I unwrap the model in Blender, export it as obj file, import it in 3D-Coat and use the Smart PBR materials there for texturing.
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! Which one is your favourite? Rooks by Gregory Khodyrev on Sketchfab Pacific Rim - Moviecontest Static Final by MaxCajazeiras on Sketchfab Climber by brunoandrade on Sketchfab Leather shoes [...]
This is a cool and easy effect to add to pictures or footage! Moby Motion writes: Blender isn't the most popular software among photographers, but it's perfect for achieving a nice tilt shift effect! You can use it for every part of the process: from stabilising your time lapse, to adding the tilt shift effect [...]
I liked this alligator character by Lucas Souza and asked him some questions about it. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Lucas Souza, from Brazil. I am 17 ( going for 18 ) years old and I met the Blender around 7 years ago. I learned almost everything I know [...]
AlecFarai writes: Say hi to my new character Bot. a concept based on references from several robots that I liked. some of you may know which I most favored. Mainly used blender for everything. especially the modeling which I did totally in blender. with some help from tools like the knife tool. really help with [...]
A cool image by Icestorm. I love the composition and humour :) Halloween is my favorite holiday, so I love to make halloween themed art :) I made this with Blender Cycles. It took me 8 hours, but I reused some older stuff. The poly count was 2 mio. I hope you like it :) [...]