2D & 3D Animation

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 8

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 02:05

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! "Chrono Trigger" - Crono by JunSkywa1ker on Sketchfab Ton Roosendaal by mwopus on Sketchfab Edgar Allan Poe by graft on Sketchfab Desert Diorama by ZugZug on Sketchfab Bluebell [...]

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How to make an animated flag in Blender.

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 23:48

A super quick tutorial by Daan Miles teaches you how to use cloth physics in Blender. After looking through a lot of videos I got idea to make 1 minute tutorial where I will show you how to make flag animation in 1 minute. To get best results I used cloth physics and wind field. On [...]

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Blender developers meeting notes - February 19, 2017

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:26

Here are the notes for today's 1500 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Ton writes: 1) Blender 2.78 'c' release Reminder, the 'c' was needed because: OSX build had wrong CUDA kernels. GLSL viewport is broken when Light Path node is used Crash of material preview when using Image sequences We had some delays last week, [...]

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The FAST method for creating Realistic Textures

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 00:33

JoshuaAutumn writes: Having realistic materials is like the golden rule to making photorealistic scenes in 3D modeling. Without good materials, the scene (or meshes) won't look real. Of course there are a few methods on doing this in Blender, for example, messing around in the material nodes, or photo scanning surfaces, etc. But now that [...]

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Chloe Swift Artwork by Yudit 1999 with Breakdown

Blender 3D News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:01

Yudit1999 writes: Hey there, here's my latest artwork "Chloe Swift" 17 Year old girl. She is smart, Little bit arrogant, She likes coffe, She likes sport, Especially morning run.. You can watch the breakdown here: Made with open source software Blender. Thanks to: Andrew Price for the textures from Poliigon a lot of awesome and [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Kitchen Diorama

Blender 3D News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 02:05

Ryan Pocock shares the 'making of' his gorgeous low poly kitchen scene. My name is Ryan Pocock, I usually go by “AutumnPioneer” online. I’m currently applying to university to study Game Arts in Cologne, Germany, though I am originally from England. Before only recently deciding on a big career change into hopefully becoming an environment [...]

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Blender 2.8 Development Demo 3 - Clay-Engine and Collections Teaser

Blender 3D News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 00:00

Dalai plays with the new display options and individual model matcaps. Let's hope he will soon present an explanation of what's going on ;-)

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Blender 2.8 Development Demo 2 - Render Layers and Collections Explained

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:48

Dalai Felinto follows up on his previous demo of the new render layers and collections system. Most of us had no idea what he was actually showing - today he explains the new concepts.

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Blender used for NASA Space Poop Challenge Entry

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:27

Dani Epstein worked on a design for the NASA Space Poop Challenge (yep, it's a real issue if you spend time in a space suite!). The entry he worked on won third prize! Blender was the tool of choice for a crammed week and a bit of designing technical illustrations for Hugo Shelley's NASA Space [...]

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How I made an octopus. Again

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 04:27

Scientific illustrator Mieke Roth is back with an amazing model, based on her research of dissecting an octopus. I have covered Mieke's work before - it's all very in depth and super interesting. Before I specialized in animals and their anatomy, my work mainly focused on technical stuff. I still do that, but my heart [...]

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Review: Cycles Material Vault

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 02:30

Yanal Sosak reviews the Cycles Material Vault. Hey guys! Did a review on Cycles Material Vault using one of my sculpts "Vivi". I included a time-lapse of the texturing and the hair as well. Here is the video review. How is your experience with CMV :)?

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Blender Sighting: Unity's "Adam Demo"

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 22:55

Sarwat noticed that studio Bläck used Blender in the creation of the characters Sebastian and Lu in the famous Unity Adam demo. In case you haven't seen it yet, here's the Adam demo: And here's the character breakdown:

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Low poly tree tutorial

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:30

gabbitt writes: I love low poly scenes and for ages I would build my low poly trees by using a cylinder and extruding the end. Then copy the tree and rotate it... but this took ages. Then it dawned on me that using the skin modifier would be a much quicker way. So here it [...]

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SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival 2017 - You Can Be Next!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:11

Cosmos Laundromat and the Gooseberry team are heavily featured in the call for content of this year's SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival!

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Compositing Arrays Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 08:38

thefxkidd writes: In this Tutorial the FX Kidd makes an impressive array of a single image in the compositor and animates them with ease! Great workflows!

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Minecraft Coderdojo, Amsterdam, Feb 18

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 06:05

mdewanchand writes: On Saturday the 18th of February MML Amsterdam organises a Minecraft Special Coderdojo with Blender and Raspberry Pi for kids and young students, age 7 - 17. The event starts at 11:00 and ends at 14:00. More information in Dutch can be found here.

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The art of Dimitris Christou (Update)

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 04:10

It's been almost a year since I featured Dimitris Christou's fantastic abstract artwork. I see updates from him on a weekly basis so I figured it's time for an update! This is only a small sample, visit his ArtStation for more.

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TLV Bread Assetpack Pro [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 02:05

This is the first time I've seen an asset pack that conists only of different types of (3D scanned) bread! Thijs Linssen Visuals writes: Hi Guys, About a month ago I started on making some 3D scans and I liked the results! So now I've made a 3D scanned Bread Assetpack. Ready to use in [...]

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Blender Chan!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 00:13

This Sketchfab model by SearKitchen is too good not to share :) Be sure to zoom out to enjoy the full scene! Just love the damn startup cube although I never use it Blender Chan! by SearKitchen on Sketchfab

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Blender Modern House Tutorial Series

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 23:48

Join Steve Lund in this 3-part architecture tutorial series. Learn every step involved in creating your first modern architecture! In this In-depth tutorial series we create a complete Modern House from scratch! Starting with the base exterior modeling, and then adding interior details like plates and bowls, and finishing with materials and rendering! If you're [...]

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