2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 165: Easily model folds

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:00

Jan van den Hemel writes: Here is a quick workflow for modeling good looking folds in cloth. It's not easy to sculpt folds realistically without much practice, so modeling folds is still a good technique. You can use sculpting afterwards to smooth them out and add some additional imperfections.

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Behind the Scenes: Dragoon

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 08:55

About My name is Adrien Rouquié, I’m a CG artist and illustrator from Avignon, in the south of France. I studied in Estienne School in Paris and Mopa (Supinfocom) in Arles, both for CG animation. I’m the co-author of the short film Outdoors, recently broadcast by Canal+. I am passionate about drawing, especially character design. [...]

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Rapid PBR Material Creator - Full materials on one click [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:50

Mateusz Szymonski writes: Hi Blender mates! I finally created an add-on that will reduce PBR material creating time to ONE second. Basically it makes materials for you. Just chose the directory with textures you want to use, click one button and you are done. No more repetitive joining nodes and choosing textures manually. It also [...]

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Blender 2.80 Tutorial - Eevee Probe - Irradiance Volume

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 04:45

Joni Mercado writes: Hi guys! I prepared a three-part tutorial about blender 2.80 and Eevee. This is not a step by step tutorial, but a full in-depth tutorial about what an irradiance volume probe is and how it works. In order to achieve great results with Eevee for Architectural Visualization, is a must to use [...]

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Eevee + Alpha : Glass

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:35

yogyog writes: I continue the Eevee and Alpha series, looking at glass... Actually, shortly after making this I found that Blender 2.79.4 had added the function of transparent, refractive glass ... However, for Eevee users, glass with alpha takes a bit of trickery to get working. Here are 3 short tutorials to show you how. [...]

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25 & 26) Blender for Blogs | Blending our Scene

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 22:30

Justin writes: Happy New Year 2019!! (I know this is over a month late, but apparently there was a slight problem with uploading posts back in January) But after a SUPER BUSY Christmas season, I brought in the New Year with a MONSOON in my kitchen! AAHHH! But, I'm finally back with more videos! Woohoo!! [...]

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Blender developers meeting notes: 11 February 2019

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 13:05

Brecht writes: New Features and Changes About 65 bugs were fixed last week. Edit mode wireframe drawing has been improved, to be more crisp and better anti-aliased. (Clément Foucault) Outliner collection and object visibility have been revamped. (Dalai Felinto) Bevel: better attachment points for unbeveled edges, arc miter. (Howard Trickey) Image, movie clip and sequence [...]

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Koschei 3D Robot - Rigged Model

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:00

Nikolai Mamashev writes: Dear friends, I am happy to present my new 3D model! This is a completely rigged futuristic robot. His name is "Koschei The Deathless". I hope you will like it. As usual, the model is free and you can use it for any purposes under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 [...]

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Create a sword with Blender 2.8 [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 06:50

yoji writes: Hi everyone, For those who wants to jump into Blender 2.8's new features, i did release a new course about sword creation for game engine from scratch. What you will learn: Discover a complete workflow to create a sword. Apprehend the interface and keyboard shortcuts for better efficiency. Get some polygonal modeling basics. [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 164: Anime-style tree

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 04:45

Jan van den Hemel writes: Here's my workflow for creating non-photo-realistic "anime-style" trees using Blender and Krita. Drawing leaves by drawing marquee-selections and filling those saves so much time and actually gives it a nice handmade look, better than painting the leaves all by hand.

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Pesky Pong - Playable Shader [Free Scene Download]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 02:40

Simon Thommes writes: So.. umm.. I made a game... in the shader editor... kind of. It's an interactive procedural shader with controls and a display. I also build a whole scene around it with all procedural shaders. It is real-time with Eevee, so 2.80 is required to run it. A few beautyshots and screencaps are [...]

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Free Blender 2.8(Eevee) Scenes

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 00:35

Stromberg writes: I've released several game ready assets in the blender format for free on my gumroad. Last of us inspired scene and dropship, is completely setup for blender 2.8's eevee render engine(The posts image is from eevee) Enforcer and Quake Vehicle comes with highpolies, lowpolies, bakes and textures, perfect for practicing your game art [...]

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How to create a stylized game asset

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 22:30

jayanam writes: This is a series of 5 parts in which I explain how to create a stylized game asset using Blender, ZBrush and Substance Painter. You can download the model for free from Sketchfab. Part 1: Low Poly with Blender 2.8 Part 2: Export from Blender 2.8 to Zbrush Part 3: High Poly Sculpting [...]

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Easy HDRI add-on for Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 13:05

Monaime writes: Easy HDRI is an add-on for loading and testing HDRIs quickly. It has been updated to work with Blender 2.8. More information and download link here.

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Denoise in Animation! - Blender Today Live #49

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:30

Pablo shares the latest updates on Blender 2.8 development tonight. ¡Animación con Denoiser! - Blender Hoy Live

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Behind the Scenes: Unitra Headphones and Old Pepsi Cola

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 08:55

About Hi! It’s Jakub Wysocki and I am 29yo who decided 1.5 years ago to finally go after his long delayed plans to become a 3D artist. My daily tool is Blender, but I am also supporting my workflow with other tools like Substance Painter, SketchUP, ZBrush, World Creator and many more one task programs. [...]

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Blender Discord 2019 Competitions (Update)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 06:50

TheOnlineAnimator writes: This is a month long contest for everyone to participate in! Come on in and have some fun and test your skills and get feedback. We won't be having just one this time; they'll be every month! For the month of February and into the future, we have another sponsor joining the prizes: [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2019, week 7

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 04:45

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! Hunter by chironamo on Sketchfab T?hoku earthquake - 2011 by Loïc Norgeot on Sketchfab Day 22 - Beast : Jungle by Noss on Sketchfab Ana The Valkyrie by [...]

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Free Auto Retopology with Instant Meshes

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 02:40

Simonsanchezart writes: In this video you will learn how to make an auto-retopology with Instant Meshes for free. With this tool you can quickly make clean meshes with quads.

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Record of Live #10, HARDWARE! and Workstations - Good hardware for 3D?

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 00:35

Juan Gea writes: Recording of Live #10 !! I talk about what computer do you need to work in 3D, specially, but not only, with Blender! I talk specifically about CPU`s, what do I recommend and why and about GPU´s and the same, what do I recommend and why :)

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