2D & 3D Animation

Blender Market: 25% off selected products [$]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 06:15

The Blender Market is currently running a large Cyber Monday compaign - until tomorrow, a large selection of products has a 25 discount.

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The art of Henri Castillac

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 04:10

Henri is a freelancer from Paris and creates beautiful scenes with a historic touch in Blender and Photoshop.

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'Watson and the cats' printed [$]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 02:07

Buy a posted by Lucas Falcao and get the .blend file. Lucas writes: Hi everyone! I'm starting selling my first printed artwork and if you would like to get one of these prints, you can buy through the links below. Or if you live in Brazil, you can contact me and buy directly with me [...]

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Tutorial: How to Make an Igloo

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/26/2016 - 03:53

BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! In this video, I show you how to model an igloo inside of Blender. It is very simple. We will be using a few modifiers to create the bricks, and help them keep their rounded shape. I'll also be showing you guys how to create the snow material for the igloo [...]

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Asset Sketcher 1.0 adds external libraries, categories and more [$]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/26/2016 - 00:00

ndee writes: Hi, I am happy to let you know Asset Sketcher 1.0 is now released. It is a complete rewrite and introduces some awesome new key features: New Scale Mode (This lets you add Objects and directly manipulate size and rotation by dragging your mouse) Asset Categories (Better organize your assets) External Lib Support [...]

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L2S 3d printer Kickstarter, Blender used in production.

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:52

This is the first time I've seen a 3D printed animation. A very cool project by massey. Hi all, I recently finished a video for CaltDynamics, A new startup company in Ireland. It is for their Kickstarter video for the new L2S 3d printer. I scanned Ross once using a 3DSystems sense scanner and (heavily) [...]

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Image: Nixie Tubes

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 08:20

Brilliant artwork by Daniel Crane. I love the detail and warmth in this image. A Nixie Tube is a type of cold cathode that contains a wire mesh anode and multiple cathodes that display different numerals when an electric charge is applied. Also they look really cool and remind me of old timey science labs.

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Blender compositing with animations: Basic steps

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 06:15

jayanam writes: In this video I want to show the basic steps for creating a composition with animated 3d objects and video footage to give you a kind of guideline where to start and which tasks are included.

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Free e-book: Blender 2.5 Materials and Textures Cookbook

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 04:56

Packt publishing is offering a free copy of Colin Litster's Materials Cookbook. It may be for 2.5, but I think you should be able to pick up an idea or two from it. But be quick: this offer is only valid today! Blender 2.5 is one of the most usable 3D suites available. Its material [...]

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Scrolling Text / Typewriter Effect

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 14:35

Darkfall writes: In this Tutorial, I show you how to create the Scrolling Text / Typewriter Effect. Since this version of Blender no longer has the typewriter add on and instead of installing it again, I decided to use the build modifier. With a few adjustments the build modifier worked out just fine.

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How to organize Blender 3D Projects

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 12:30

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In order to work focused and efficiently, to prevent a total creative chaos and not to jeopardize the completion of your project, you need to establish a decent file and folder structure. That is why in this video tutorial you will learn how to keep track of your files by [...]

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How to add a vignette with Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 10:25

jayanam writes: In this Blender tutorial I show how to use the node editor to add a vignette to your images using an ellipse mask, a blur and a mix node set to Multiply.

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Commercial Jobs experience using blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 08:20

moonman_pictures writes: Hey fellow Blenderheads, I just wanted to share my most recent experience using Blender for producing a commercial/explainer animation. I just recently started working on Upwork and was lucky to find a few jobs rather quickly. If you are unfamiliar with the website, it's basically an ''employment agency'' where you can apply for [...]

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The art of Emmanuel Idusuyi

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 06:15

Emmanuel Idusuyi from Nigeria has a very diverse portfolio on ArtStation. I like the somewhat dreamy themes in his work!

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The 2016 Blender Guru Christmas Competition has started!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 04:15

Andrew Price writes: The annual Blender Guru Christmas competition has just begun! It's simple: make something Christmassy in Blender and submit your entry. The winner get's prizes valued at over $600!

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Minnesota Blender Meetup, December 4 - Christmas Party!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 19:41

Paul Eckhardt writes: A few months back we played telephone pictionary in Blender. It's a combination of speed modeling and pictionary, and it's a blast. We're going to do it again, and this time, I'm going to reset the hotkeys in Blender so it's not super complicated every time I switch computers. If you missed [...]

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An Introduction to Shape Keys

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 14:55

Darkfall writes: Here is a quick Introduction to Shape Keys for Beginners. If you have never used Shape Keys before then this Tutorial will help you understand what they do. I also show you how to dilate a pupil, so if you have followed the "Fantasy / Sci Fi Eye Tutorial" you can load up [...]

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Blender Feature Preview: Auto texture scaling

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:40

3Descape writes: Does you scene constantly crash when rendering on the GPU because it's simply to big? Well then this could solve your problem: Auto texture scaling inside of blender. Specify the resolution the image should get scaled to and cycles will take care of the rest. This can save you scene as the memory [...]

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The art of Michał Pacholski

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 07:19

Michał's cars look incredible! All rendered in Cycles.

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Blender desaturate image using Hue correct and masks

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 05:11

jayanam writes: In this Blender tutorial I use the node editor to desaturate areas of an image using the Hue Correct node and masks.

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