2D & 3D Animation

Blender animation 'Whole' nominated for best animation at SXSW

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 03:11
'Whole' will be competing at the SXSW Film Festival! William Reynish writes: The short film WHOLE, previously shown at the Blender Conference in October, will have its US premiere at the big South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. The film was completely animated and rendered in Blender using Cycles. It will be competing [...]
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Face of Mary Magdalene will be reconstructed with Blender

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 00:06
Cicero Moraes writes: One of the most significant characters in the History, transcribed by the biblical texts and surrounded by folklore, will have her face revealed. You can read more details on this page. I hope you enjoy!
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Revisiting your old models

Blender 3D News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 12:30
Daniel F. R. Gordillo revisits and reworks his old work. What best way to test new Blender versions than to open your old files? This time, I'm reviewing one of my earliest models, and trying to give it a complete overhaul. New optimized topology, new High-poly sculpt, new textures, new hair, some rigging... the whole [...]
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Arachnid

Blender 3D News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 08:30
By Slir Hello everyone! Blender 2.73 Cycles
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Quickest Way to Install Blender Addons

Blender 3D News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 05:33
Blazraidr writes: Here's a tutorial demonstrating the quickest way to install any Blender addon!
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In Game Camera zoom with logic bricks

Blender 3D News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 02:38
John hamilton writes: Learn how to setup a camera zoom in game with the logic bricks in the the blender game engine.
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Inside your camera

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 23:05
A work of art by swmo. I have been working on this on and off for ages. There is more I could do but I think it's time to finish and move on. Hope you like it.The camera is quite completely modeled and might be useful so I'll clean up the file and put it [...]
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Dennis Mayhew's Magic Mirror

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 13:35
This short film has some modest VFX done in Blender, but I rather like what they've done on a tight budget. Lee A. Stripp writes: Hi guys, just wanted to bring your attention to a short film I worked on. I did all the visual effects in Blender, it was a very small budget of [...]
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Be a Buddy, not a Bully

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 07:45
India-based studio Vivify created a series of shorts for the Cartoon Network UK. Ajit Nair writes: We had worked on a series of three shorts namely, Bully, Bullied and Observer for Cartoon Network UK. These shorts are part of their Anti-bullying campaign. You can watch the videos here. It was produced between October - November [...]
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Behind the Scenes: the Art of Robert Harris

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 05:30
I haven't featured any of Robert Harris' work before, but I kept seeing his work on deviantArt. I decided to invite him to talk about his work. First I would like to thank you for the invitation to share about my art. My name is Robert Harris, I was born in Trinidad & Tobago and [...]
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Sci fi Tea Break

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 02:51
Sottozen is creating funny short videos with Blender. Here's his latest. Short video test using Blender 3D for tracking a spaceship into a real footage. Modeling, texturing, tracking and render using only Blender and Cycles render engine.A video tutorial will soon follow to show how we did this and solve som problem on te way. [...]
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Crystal Turtle

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 23:00
This model by Jeepster is incredible. I'm finally going to call this one finished. I hope you like it! Modeling, sculpting, texturing, and rendering were all done with Blender and Cycles. Compositing and color correction was done in Photoshop. The scene ended up being roughly 6.6 million polys. Here's a screencap of the viewport, for [...]
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Creating the one ring

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 12:06
Create your own preciousssss :) jovlem writes: Learn how to create your own "One Ring" with Blender. I will show how to model the ring, how to engrave the text and how to use volumetric light. You also will learn how to setup your renderlayers so you can do some post processing in the compositor! [...]
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motion design/editor

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 08:41
Peter Mattson writes: I did a real bulk of this motion design in Blender.
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#AnimationMarch - Improve your animation skills!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 03:17
Zacharias Reinhardt presents the follow-up of #SculptJanuary. Hi everyone!In January this year we'd started the Facebook group #SculptJanuary. The goal was to improve our sculpting skills, while creating 31 sculptings in 31 days. This experiment was a big success. After one month we'd over 500 members and a gallery with over 1000 pictures of sculptings. [...]
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Good Night Lad: Reading Evolved

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:08
Good Night Lad is a children's book that's brought to life with augmented reality. All assets were created in Blender and they look gorgeous. Creator Brad Grimm is raising funds on Kickstarter, but with 15 days ago he has already exceeded his goal. Brad writes: Hello, I wanted to share with you a book that I [...]
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Azul Maduro - teaser 1

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 13:33
Chaman Animation Studio share a first glimpse of their latest project. Felipe Esquivel writes: Hi all, We want to share the first teaser trailer of our upcoming shortfilm. Cheers
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Arrietty

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 04:14
Kewin Krawczyk shares this character model from his animation project. I would like to share my first and main character model for upcoming short animation. Arrietty is my first and main character for short animation which I'm currently working on. She is a young warrior with special designed weapon. For render I used Cycles. Model [...]
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Passage

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 01:43
Oliver Jelko shares the previsualization of a projection project in Germany. After leaving it on a hard disk inside a drawer for quite a while, I have recently uploaded a video dating back to 2013. This is a previsualisation of a concept by Michael Bielicky and therefore a commissioned work; it was realized by Malte [...]
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Switching Between Multiple Cameras

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 22:30
Kent Trammell shows how to set up multiple camera's and how to switch between them. A common question from the “How Do I…” post revolves around jumping from one camera to another in Blender. This ability is valuable to simulate real-world filming techniques. For example, an animator can animate an entire conversation between two characters [...]
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