2D & 3D Animation

How to make "Realistic basket garden" in Blender

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 00:39
Sayan Mondal writes: In this tutorial you would learn : How to create realistic materials using insane bump. How to create believable nature. How to use image composition to keep the viewer interested. -Sayan.
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How to get your work featured on BlenderNation

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 03:00
BlenderNation features the Blender community's top stories every day and you might wonder how you could get yours to be included. The BlenderNation sourcing process is pretty straightforward: part of it is me looking over forums and social media. However, as BlenderNation is not my main job there will be days when I just don't [...]
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Pun Intended

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 23:53
Rahul Parihar has created four tongue-in-cheek illustrations in Blender A set of four Illustrations, done entirely on Blender, an open source software. Bacon Strips : A bacon strip who works in a strip club. Mozzartrella : A piece of Mozzarella cheese, shaped like Mozart, sheds a tear as it watches its violin get chopped on [...]
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Blender Developer Notes: May 10, 2015

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 12:16
Ton shares the notes of the developers meeting in irc.freenode.net, #blendercoders. Here are today's notes from the meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. 1) Release targets for 2.75 The AMD patch (splitting OpenCL kernels for Cycles) is in. Kudos for Sergey Sharybin who spent quite some time on getting this to work with the rest of the [...]
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FJ Guilford Sculpts

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 08:01
FJ Guilford has published a series of rather cool sculpts on his ArtStation
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Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 03:16
By Luis Arizaga Rico Two little guys I did as fast digital sculpt exercise. Then painted in photoshop for skin textures, facial hairs...
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BGE Tutorial: Enemy Random Shooting

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 00:04
John hamilton writes: How to setup a enemy that randomly shoots at the player in the blender game engine
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BGE Inventory System

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 03:55
Blenderrendersky writes: This is a game a friend of mine is working on. The game is created entirely in the BGE and already features a working inventory script, crafting, lot´s of different weapons and many more. You can follow the BlenderArtists thread to give him feedback or to follow his progress.
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6 Yeas of Blender

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:58
Here's a nice concept: Jimmy Widlund shows his progress as an artist from the moment he started using Blender. I first started using Blender sometime in 2009. Back then we only had Blender 2.48 and rendering with "BI" was like the only option. It's really interesting to look back on the old work that I [...]
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Breakdown: Euphoria Module

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:00
Anton Ilmyanov breaks down his awesome Euphoria Module video. Here's a breakdown video for the Euphoria Module short film. If you haven't seen the film yet, you may want to watch it first (takes less than 4 minutes).
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Tutorial: Hand Painting Tileable Textures in Blender 2.74

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 01:40
Wayward Art Company writes: Greetings Everyone! In this video I show how to paint simple cartoon style textures that are easy and fun to create. Enjoy!
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Reel: Chosen One Media

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:33
Chosen One Media writes: Here goes a quick reel of some of my latest work. Everything was modeled and rendered in Blender Cycles, hope you guys enjoy!
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Trailer: Down to the Wire

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 09:20
I like everything about this trailer, from the surprising characters to the cinematic editing. Juan Carlos Mostaza writes: Hi everybody, My name is Juan Carlos Mostaza, 10 years ago, we develop a short film called Broken Wire. It  won more than 40 international prizes, and it was nominated to Goya prize (Spanish Oscars). BW was [...]
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Music video: We Are Castor - Grave

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 08:01
German film student Calvin Serrano created this video for We Are Castor - it's his first full Blender project!
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Shader Forge: Dispersion

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:00
Learn all about simulating optical dispersion in Cycles in this new tutorial by CG Cookie's Kent Trammell. This optical phenomenon is the rainbow-like coloration that occurs with refractive materials like diamonds, crystal glass, and glass prisms (think Pink Floyd). Such light transmission causes the incoming light to separate into its component colors as it passes [...]
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The elevator - Don't press that button

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 03:40
Sottozen writes: Here we are with this new veryvery short video: "The elevator"! Was funny to add an "extra button" on the elevator using Blender and try to animate and simulate the falling and the collision of the elevator on the street. Some people told us our short videos are way TOO SHORT.. be patient [...]
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Blender Guru Contest: Steampunk

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 01:32
Blender Guru has lauched their next contest. These always generate great artwork, I'm looking forward to the results! Create an image in the style of steampunk. It can be anything – characters, vehicles, cities, animals, weaponry – as long as it’s steampunky! Steampunk is a “subgenre of science fiction that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs [...]
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Morphing Particle systems with Keyed Physics

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 23:30
Learn how to make particle systems morph between predefined shapes. Jonathan Lampel writes: Find out how to use keyed particles to morph between particle systems! Super useful when transforming one object into another, or switching between physics types.
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Heineken 3D Print Pack, Designed in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 12:40
Dolf Veenvliet designed three 3D printable products for Heineken. Now Blender keeps your beers cold, too :) Dolf writes: I was commissioned to create the 3D Print pack for Heineken. It consists of an Ice Bucket, Bottle Opener, and a coaster. The models can be downloaded for free via Heineken's official thingiverse page. Now everyone [...]
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TV Commercial: Motor Show 2015

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:30
Jan Marcinowski writes: Hello, after 3 months of work we managed to finish our latest TV advert. It's the first one we did with car so ... super excited! What makes me post it is the fact that the whole job we did was done in... blender. Here goes the video: If you like it [...]
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