2D & 3D Animation

Creating a random music selector - bge Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 13:41
John Hamilton writes: When making a game in the blender game engine sometimes you want to add music to your game. But don’t just want music looping over and over. Today I will be going over how to create a random music selector using logic bricks House model by hjmediastudios
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An in-depth look at Physically Based Rendering

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:50
CynicatPro takes a look at PBR and explains it in Blender terms. Well worth watching if you want to understand what all the fuss is about!
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Lunch Frog

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 08:40
Paulo Ricardo S. Ribeiro writes: Hi guys! This is a new work I did for composing my portfolio. :)
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How to Animate a Battle in Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 06:30
Learn how to simulate a battle using a particle system to instance characters. John Mervin writes: How do you animate literally thousands of characters? pros use software like MASSIVE, but can it be done right in blender? This intermediate tutorial with show you a hack to get to generate a battle scene with pars of [...]
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Star Stuff - a short film about Carl Sagan

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 04:20
In search of an answer to that seemingly simple question, Carl, a curious child, sets off on a great voyage of discovery. As one question is answered, more appear. Soon enough, where once stood but a curious boy, a great scientist will rise. "Star Stuff" is inspired by the work and life of Carl Sagan, [...]
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How do LEDs work?

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 02:10
Learn the physics behind LEDs in this educational video by the Universidad de Granada, Spain. Francisco M. Gómez Campos writes: Hi! I'm Francisco M. Gómez Campos, associated professor at Universidad de Granada, Spain. In the last six years I lead a team to develop educational videos using open software, and I'm an expert user and [...]
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Shader Pack for architectural visualisation

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 23:59
Karl Andreas Groß writes: Hi everbody, i am proud to present the third volume of my Shader Pack series for architectural visualisation. A Pack of seven new photorealistic materials is now available on the Blender Market. The Package contains: Brushed Metal, White Brick Wall, Exposed Concrete Panels, two types of Granite, a Wood Shader for [...]
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Free seamless wine leaves texture

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 07:48
Eisklotz writes: This is the free seamless wine texture from the upcoming Seamless Texture Pack Vol.2 Read more about this pack, or download the free texture.
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Reel: Kampoong Monster

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 04:20
Indonesia-based Blender studio Kampoon Monster shares an overview of their recent work.
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Materials and Rendering for Anime-Style Characters

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 02:10
Daniel Kreuter shares his insights for rendering Anime characters. After studying in Japan for a year and using the language to research the topic I finally recorded a tutorial summarizing my current techniques for texturing and rendering Anime style characters in Blender. There are many aspects to it. Material setup, vertex-painting, freestyle lines and compositing [...]
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Music video "El tango del Tata"

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:50
Thomas Braun writes: This is a music video i made for my friends Nikita and Luis (Andamula). It's my favorite song from their latest CD "Hold to the Rock". The video was a complete digital production - the drawings were made with Clip Studio Paint and all animation, compositing and video editing work was made [...]
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3Dami 2015 Films

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 08:40
It looks like the students at 3Dami had fun again this year in London. Check out their productions and a quick overview of the event. Tom SF Haines writes: 3Dami gives teams of nine students, aged 13-18, the task of making a one minute film in just seven days. They start from scratch, scriptwriting and [...]
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Create a Wall Smash Title Intro

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 06:30
Jonathan Lampel writes: Learn how to turn text into mesh, UV map cell fractures, smash objects, and more!
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VFX Breakdown for 2054: Los Angeles

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 04:20
Brad Hamilton breaks down '2054: Los Angeles'. Brad Hamilton writes: Hey Bart, I recently released the visual effects breakdown for my most recent video, 2054: Los Angeles. As I mentioned before the 3d renders and smoke simulations were done inside of Blender and the compositing was done inside of After Effects. Hope everyone enjoys! Brad
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daily - shortmovie

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 02:10
flojoART writes: My new short movie - daily - After Man of meat and the parking lot, I wanted to do something different. It´s a private project I've been working in my free time. It was lot of fun :) This time I used Octane for the rendering (Blender plugin) and premiere for the cut. [...]
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Water house

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 00:50
I adore this scene by Quizzes - there's so much to discover here! Quizzes writes: Hi all this is my new job, been doing it for about 2 weeks with breaks. Rendered on the CPU, rendering 5-2 hours, depending on the image.
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Roll-up Animation in Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:56
Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! After I've published over 150 Blender tutorials in German only, here is my first tutorial in English (and German). In this video you'll learn how to create a simple roll-up animation.  
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Modeling a Japanese Buddhist temple

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:26
I really like Giacomo Angelozzi's breakdown format of his temple scene! Giacomo writes: This is the Bentendo (buddhist temple dedicated to Benten, goddess of wealth, happiness, wisdom and music) of the Daigoji compound in Kyoto. Let's see how i've replicated it on Blender!
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Animating Blinks

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 02:10
David Schedler has created a quick, easy to follow tutorial on how to add a little more character to animated blinks.
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Tip: Moving multiple objects apart

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 00:37
Zacharias Reinhardt writes: With a simple trick, you can scale objects, which then won't be scaled but moved apart relating to the Pivot Point.
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