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Wobbling 3D Text Animation Timelapse Tutorial

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 04:10

String Fairy writes: Learn how to make wobbling 3D text in Blender Cycles + EEVEE! We cover creating text, adding custom materials in the shader editor, and animating a wobble in the graph editor.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

20 REASONS You Are NOT Improving - Artist Tips and Advice

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 02:05

YanSculpts writes: You and I have both seen it, Blender artists creating jaw dropping art, time after time. Is it because these artists know the ins and outs of Blender, or is there more to it? Blender has an infinite amount of ways to be used, it is only limited by the artists real abilities, [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating a Basic Honey Simulation in Blender 2.8

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 00:00

3Dtinkerer writes: In this tutorial, I show you how to create some realistic honey with Blender's fluid simulation! In this 30 minute video, I go over how the blender fluid sims work and give you a live demonstration on how to render your own realistic honey simulation. This video was created in the latest version [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

From Blender to Pixar, with Colin Levy - Interview

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:20

Andrew Price interviews Colin Levy on how he went from making short films in his backyard to getting a job at Pixar. Chapter marks: 2:17 Interview start - Colin's childhood making films 22:22 Challenges directing Sintel 26:44 Bombing his first Pixar interview 32:04 The decision to leave Pixar 38:25 Importance of being able to explain [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Easy Animation in 2.8 with EEVEE

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:00

DerekElliott writes: Hello BlenderNation! This tutorial was rushed out the door for a challenge going on over on Instagram! Two industrial design accounts are hosting a challenge to design and/or render provided files of some cool little trays. I thought I'd use the opportunity to introduce some folks to Blender and do a little tutorial [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Corvette C7 Stingray

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:55

About My name is Saksham Kumar and I am a 3D artist who lives in Delhi, India. I am 16 and currently a student. Cars are my passion since childhood. My family also loves cars and that is where this love for them came from. I used to draw 2D cars when I was 8 [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Cycles tile size in blender 2.8

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 06:50

highbeamstudios writes: I did some testing on the best tiles size for rendering with cycles in blender 2.8. I thought I would share my findings to help others to optimize their renders.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender for Blogs | Phase 3 - Part 12 & 13: Blending our Scene

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 04:45

Justin writes: Happy New Year 2019!! 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!! Today we take all the things we've learned in the past few videos and BLEND them together (See what I did there? [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 7

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 02:40

Every week, hundreds of artists share their work on the Blender Artists forum. I'm putting some of the best work in the spotlight in a weekly post here on BlenderNation. Flexible Chassis Uruk Hai Soldier Stylized Wooden House Doom guy meets metro guy meets scorpion! Will-O-Wisp Forest Dry Paradise Eevee Animation Freaky Self-portrait After the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Cave-Shroom-Tree - 3D Game Asset Creation Process

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:35

25games writes: This is a prop creation series with 4 parts. I will create and explain my creation process of an fantasy cave tree. The video is (nearly) uncut so that you can follow me step by step. I am working with the software: Blender 2.79, Photoshop CC and Unity 2018.3 (in the last part [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 167: Centering edge loops

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Sometimes you need to move an edge loop to the exact center in order to delete the other half and mirror it without issues. This quick tip shows you an easy way to do it.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 Collections, View Layers and render layers Tutorial

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:05

Denzyl Basterfield writes: In this Blender 2.8 Tutorial, I introduce you to collections, and view layers for compositing and keeping your Scene organized. Enjoy

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 Grease Pencil Scripting and Generative Art

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:00

5agado explores the possibilities of generating shapes and motion through Blender 2.8's Python scripting. What: learning the basics of scripting for Blender Grease-Pencil tool, with focus on generative art as a concrete playground. Less talking, more code (commented) and many examples. Why: mostly because we can. Also because Blender is a very rich ecosystem, and [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Level Builder For Blender 2.8 [$]

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 06:50

Kenneth writes: Level Builder is a powerful tools help you to speed up the level design process. You can use asset selector to select asset from blend libraries with categorized by collection and place the asset with three different mode. Grid snapping mode allows you to place asset on grid. Surface snapping mode snaps the [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 166: Incrementing file names

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:45

Jan van den Hemel writes: A quick tip about incrementing your file names easily.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 Fast Carve Updated: Extrude & Snap Primitives

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:40

jayanam writes: The Blender 2.8 Fast Carve Addon for hardsurface modeling and Boolean operations has been updated to version 0.9.0.3. The new features are extrude primitives and snap these to faces of the mesh. Here you can see the videos in which the features are shown: Extrude primitives: Snap primitives to faces:

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

'Next Gen' Wins 2 Kidscreen Awards

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:35

Congratulations to the Tangent Animation team for winning the Best Animation and Best Design in the Creative Talent category of the 10th Kidscreen Awards!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

5 Blender lighting & shading tips to make your renders pop

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 23:35

pavla writes: Without great presentation, even the most amazing render won’t shine. Here’s how to always showcase your artwork in the best light with Blender. Written by CG Cookie crew for 3DTotal.com!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Installing and configuring Blender 2.80

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 22:30

Douglas Knapp writes: By Douglas E Knapp at Blender Patrion on FaceBook. Just finished by first Blender 2.80 learning video. It is about installing and configuring the program for best usage. It is good for newbies and Blender heads new to 2.80.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Free Download: Mike, Fully Rigged Character (CC-0)

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:05

lucky writes: Try Mike, new and free rigged character! It can be used for any purposes, CC-Zero license). Rigged with the Auto-Rig Pro addon.

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