2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.80 Development Update! - Blender.Today Live #56

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 07:46

New time, new channel: Blender Today Live is now hosted on the Blender.org YouTube channel and starts at a new time: 5PM Amsterdam.

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2019, week 14

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 06:50

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! Morena by Lou on Sketchfab Medieval Stylized Temple by Fabian Orrego on Sketchfab Taliyah dancing with stars by aniarts on Sketchfab Chitter and Scum 3D by Adan on [...]

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A Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 04:45

Steve Lund writes: Learn how to draw a fantasy forest in Blender 2.8 using the new grease pencil tools! This video is perfect for any beginner looking to try out some digital painting.

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Video: Office Fighter

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 02:40

Shnubby shared this awesome 'Street Fighter' style video, created in Grease Pencil with a 3D background. FIGHT! This vid is called Office Fighter its a sequel to an animation I made a couple of years ago. Its inspired by old school TV and Arcade games i used to play as a child. Also inspired by [...]

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Generating Realistic Terrain in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 00:35

BlenderEngine writes: The tutorial demonstrates how how generate a costume terrain inside Blender 2.8 using Blender's generated cloud images that act as a height map to create the landscape look. Additionally, you can customize the scale and the amount of details of the terrain depending on what look you're aiming for. Great for building large [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 212: Bendy Bones in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Bendy Bones is a way of making really smooth bendy character animation. This is a quick tip on how to set up the bones.

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Br’cks - Advanced Procedural Bricks [Free Download]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 11:23

Simon Thommes has shared an amazing procedural Brick shader. It offers fine control over the bricks and mortar properties, which results in a wide range of possible outputs, with a stunning visual quality! These shaders require some nodes that are only available in Blender 2.80, so they won't work in 2.79. You can grab these [...]

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London Blender Day Line-Up (June 22)

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 08:20

Saplacan Alex writes: We are excited to announce the London Blender Day line up. The early bird tickets are available until 10th April, so grab your seat now. Alex.

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Turning A Fan's Drawing Into A Sculpt - Sculpting Workflow Explained

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 06:15

YanSculpts writes: A video of how I turned a fan's drawing into a 3D sculpt in Blender, explaining my workflow and giving tips along the way.

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Free PBR Textures by Pixel-Furnace

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 04:10

Cebbi writes: On my website textures.pixel-furnace.com, you can download procedurally generated and photo-based tileable textures with their corresponding PBR maps for free and use them in commercial and non-commercial projects, for games or realistic renderings. I hope you’ll enjoy the textures! Make sure to share awesome stuff you create with them. PBR Textures for Realistic [...]

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Tutorial on how to create a stylized texture

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 02:05

Linko writes: I have written a tutorial on how to create a stylized texture directly in the shader editor, ready to be baked in Diffuse color or Emit mode. This allows to see in real time what your texture looks like instead of baking your maps individually and compositing them.

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Daily Blender Tip 211: UI value scrolling in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 00:00

Jan van den Hemel writes: Blender 2.8 has a pretty cool new UI feature that lets you use the scrollwheel on the mouse to change values by hovering over the value box and CTRL+scrolling to change the value. This works pretty much everywhere in the UI. For colors for example, it will change the value [...]

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100 Amazing Blender Tips: Vol. 1 (e-Book) [$]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 09:55

Jan van den Hemel writes: Tired of watching hour-long tutorials to find a simple answer? These short, to-the-point tips will improve your Blender workflow in no time, with 335 pages of tips for Blender users. Buy it now and receive Volume 2 for free when it comes out!

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'Spring' Release date Announced

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 06:45

The release date for the latest Blender Open Movie project has been announced: Thursday, April 4. So don't plan anything important that day :) Remember that you can already access loads of project's production files, assets and tutorials on the Blender Cloud.

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Blender quick tip: How to control material values using drivers.

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 04:40

Christoph Werner writes: Hi Blender friends. This year I've started to publish a quick tip video series based on Blender 2.8. Some videos are really quick, but others became more small tutorials, around an hour long. In this video you will learn how to control material values using drivers. I show you how you can [...]

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Blender Cycles Plasma engine halo light effect [$]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 02:31

rogerbootsma writes: Hello, A month ago i released my Sci Fi plasma engines & exhausts pack on the Blender Market. I discovered a cool effect you can achieve by simply putting the camera inside one of the plasma exhaust shaders. Check out the video below. This effect could be useful for some space scene or [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 210: Mirror without Modifier

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 01:00

Jan van den Hemel writes: How do you mirror an object without using a mirror modifier? There are two ways, which I show in this quick tip.

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Blender 2.8 Modeling tutorial : Knife tool

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/29/2019 - 15:05

jayanam writes: In this video tutorial for Blender 2.8 I show how to use the knife tool and the snap to mid-point of edges to create a kind of dice object. For the corners I use beveling for vertices.

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New version of Flamenco Render Manager

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/29/2019 - 12:59

Sybren writes: Flamenco is the render management software developed and used by the Blender Animation Studio. A few days ago a new version was released with all the goodies they developed during the production of their new short Spring. Some of the highlights are: Smarter progressive rendering Rendering of video sequences into chunks of videos [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/29/2019 - 09:55

About My name is Jhonatan Lechar, I’m 21 years old and I’m from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I’ve completely stopped trying to learn 3D a lot of times, but I started using Blender when I was 12 and started taking it seriously about 8 months ago. I am self-taught (mostly through YouTube tutorials) and my [...]

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