2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial: Dynamic Paint in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 00:30
Here's SottoZen's latest video tutorial. I always really like their videos and this tutorial is well produced too, except for the sound - you need a better microphone guys! Hi guys, we made this new tutorial about Dynamic Paint in Blender. Hope you like it. Stefano.
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Clovis' Vlog: Catnip!

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 12:35
David Andrade writes: Hello BlenderNation! We're back at it with a new Ray & Clovis short this month! Clovis is back with his vlogging. In his own words: "Hey everyone, I'm back and answering some of YOUR cat-related questions. Who knew people knew so little about cats? Or about me? I need to do more [...]
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VR thesis project: 'Which One?'

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 07:05
Following up on this week's story on VR content, here's an interesting application where the Blender Game Engine was used with an Oculus Rift. This project allowed a user to interactively re-arrange a room. E.Perinelli writes: "Which One: make your interior choice" is the final thesis of Denise Ferrari, who recently graduated with the highest [...]
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Blender Market: Fashion Collection – Top Hats

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 03:21
You can buy anything on the Blender Market these days, including a collection of old fashioned hats! :) Ricky Colson writes: I love history, and in my own projects I’m constantly having to research and build old models (architecture, furniture, etc). There are plenty of modern and futuristic assets out there, but I’m more interested [...]
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Videotutorial: Creating a Tic Tac Toe game in the Blender Game Engine

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 00:04
Blender Campus takes you through the process of creating a modest but instructional game: Tic Tac Toe in this four-part video tutorial. Just uploaded the last part of the Series :) Enjoy making Your very own TicTacToe Game in Blender !! Overview Video: Create Game Assets: Script the Gameplay: Script the Check Algorithm: Finishing the [...]
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Trailer: Anna & Froga

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 08:04
Vanilla Seed, a Blender studio in Lyon, France, just released the teaser for their "Anna & Froga". This is the teaser screened at cartoon Forum 2015 for the TV series "Anna & Froga". Production : Vanilla Seed / La Chouette Compagnie From the original books of Anouk Ricard published by Sarbacane. Big thanks to the [...]
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The Grove - Grow true to nature 3D trees

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 06:34
Wybren van Keulen presents a new tree add on for Blender. It's based on the natural growing processes in nature. The Grove is the exciting new way to grow natural 3D trees. Simulate the seasons in interactive steps. Each year growing, bending and pruning to evolve majestic trees. This simulation based algorithm evolves true to [...]
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Azul Maduro - Short Film

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 05:15
Felipe Esquivel's 'Azul Maduro' is a delightful reminder of childhood memories. We finished this short earlier this year, and has been touring the festival circuit (more misses than hits) since then. We want to share it with the community and want to know your opinion. It was made with very little budget; a NIkon D800 [...]
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Creating Photorealistic Pine Trees

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 02:36
Jonathan Lampel writes: Learn how to make great looking pine trees from scratch, using Blender's sapling addon and instancing.
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Download Blender 2.76 RC3 Now

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 00:35
Blender 2.76 RC3 is now available for download and testing. Get it from Blender.org and read the list of bug fixes here. As always, you can report your bugs on developer.blender.org.
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Image: Stellie

Blender 3D News - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 08:21
A beautiful portrait by ChaseAvano. Great hair! Created using Blender, Cycles, AfterEffects, Photoshop and ZBrush.
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Video: "Bye" Animatic Test

Blender 3D News - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 04:00
Daniel M. Lara is doing awesome things with Blender's grease pencil (see "For You" too). He has even opened a Vimeo channel specifically for Grease Pencil works.
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Modeling a Hobbit Hole

Blender 3D News - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 00:12
BlendyCat writes: Watch me speed model a hobbit hole in Blender. I started by creating the hill from a plane using dynamic topology. Then I created the rocks also using dynamic topology. After that, I began modeling the actual hobbit hole starting with the wooden beams. Next step was creating the wall for the house [...]
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Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 12:40
Opico created this portrait in ZBrush and animated+rendered it in Blender. It began as a quick fire simulation sketch... Sculpting and Polypainting - Zbrush. Animation and Rendering - Blender. Color Grading - Davinci Resolve. Hades Pissed Off from Omar Pico on Vimeo.
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Video: Fight

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 05:30
Marco Antonio Real Adame is a professional character animator. It's a little dark, but the character animation is great! During my career I had never forget my beginnings. Like lots of Blender fans and a community active member, one of my dreams is to win a Suzzanne award. I did this animation last year and [...]
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Short Film: Half a Loaf!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 04:05
Fernando Marcos Telles de Sousa's 'Half a Loaf' has a visual style that's unique. The story is a little slow paced, but I found I rather enjoyed watching it. Great job! Hey guys! This my new short, done 100% in Blender Internal. Hope you guys like it! Thanks! :D
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Image: Lake House

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 02:30
This scene by kless has a beautiful atmosphere and SO much to discover! I've been super excited to post this one took me a while, hope you all like.
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Nature in Blender: Modeling Photorealistic Flowers

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/29/2015 - 23:54
BlendyCat shares this time-lapse video of flower modeling. Watch how I create photorealistic flowers in this short speed modeling video. I started by creating the shape of the flower which sort of resembles a bowl, then I applied the flower textures and worked with the nodes until I got the right effect. It was just [...]
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Stump Tree

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/29/2015 - 12:32
Vizuaris writes: Inspired by Blender Guru.
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"Why I Love the Blender Node System"

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/29/2015 - 11:26
Gottfried Hofman writes: Frederik Steinmetz created a short video to show all the cool features that make the workflow in the Blender node editor super easy and super fast. It was designed as a video to show to developers of other programs some of the neat features of the Blender node editor, in hopes they [...]
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