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Crowdrender v016: New and improved network rendering

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 22:20

Jamesy writes: We are super stoked (Australian slang for happy) to offer the blender community the sixth revision of our network rendering addon for blender :D. We're also celebrating that we've lasted this long with a model we made of this rather cute computer. If you haven't used or even heard of our addon before [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Grove 7 opens up a world of possibilities [$]

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:16

Wybren van Keulen writes: Take all existing features – wrap them up in an all-new implementation – and open up a world of possibilities! Get instant feedback from a flexible new interface that amplifies the fun of growing. Go back to you tree at any time – prune, rebuild, keep growing or even add wind [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Omens I

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 08:37

Background Hey, my name is Aleksandr Kilimnik and I am a 26 year old Concept Artist. I was born in Odessa, Ukraine but have been living in Los Angeles, CA nearly my entire life. I've taken a bit of a weird path in getting to where I am at in art as I decided I [...]

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Time-lapse: Low poly male base mesh texture painting

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 07:20

Here's a cool hand painting video by Polish Blender artist Brain Graft. Final result: low poly male anatomy model by graft on Sketchfab

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The Art of Giovanny Arce

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 05:15

Enjoy the work of Giovanny Arce from San Juan, Puerto Rico! Wizardess by polygonmonster on Sketchfab Hand Painted Sword by polygonmonster on Sketchfab World of Warcraft Legion - fanart speed sculpt by polygonmonster on Sketchfab

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Blender developers meeting notes - 2018-11-26

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 03:10

Here are the notes from this week's developer meeting. 1) Blender 2.8 Beta We are aiming for a Beta release this week. Still waiting for: New splash screen Release notes on blender.org Renaming of some features Possible changes to default preferences Note that we will not make a specific build for this, we will continue [...]

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Brazilian company of cirurgical screws and prostheses employs Blender as leading appliance

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 01:05

cogitas3d writes: In September 2017 I started developing OrtogOnBlender, an add-on oriented to the planning of orthognathic surgeries that originally correct facial deformations in adults. Its purpose is: to make the beginner’s life easier by presenting a range of commands at one button 2) to offer features that are not present in native Blender, such [...]

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Breakdown: Goodnight Claire

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:51

See how Daniel Bystedt used Eevee in his impressive Goodnight Claire video. Daniel writes: I just finished the breakdown of my project "Goodnight Claire". Check out all the stuff that you can do in Blender 2.8 #Eevee thanks to the amazing Blender developers Is there anything you'd like to ask Daniel about this amazing work? [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

New 3d Illustration Bootcamp Just Launched [$]

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 09:08

Brandon Hix writes: The Epic 3d Illustration Bootcamp for Blender Artists just launched! This is an 8-week intensive bootcamp designed to take you from creating casual 3d art to professional 3d illustrations using Blender. But learning how to create amazing graphics is only part of the focus... In this bootcamp, you'll also examine the art [...]

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ManuelBastioniLAB Character Editor Shuts Down

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 07:15

In a surprise move, the popular ManuelBastioniLAB project has been discontinued. After a failed attempt to raise some funds (which surprisingly wasn't shared on social media, Blender Artists or here), Manuel reached the conclusion that he needs to move on. Manuel wrote: I’m sorry, I did my best, but I cannot continue the development of [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Robot Pilot

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 05:10

Background and studies in 3D Hi, there! I’m Luis Augusto and I live with my wife in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, in a small town called Registro. Nowadays, I spend most of my time learning and practising 3D. My first contact with 3D was around 2001 with the software LightWave. At first I [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 48

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 03:05

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! Peace Lilies by Zale on Sketchfab SleepyCat by richanatario on Sketchfab Jessie by andmish on Sketchfab PUBG: Tukshai (Official) by Karol Miklas on Sketchfab Mickey & Minnie anniversary [...]

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It's Monday not Mundane | VSE Animation Timelapse

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 01:00

nuxttux writes: It's #Monday not mundane. Time-lapse from start to finish, see how this animation was made. This #animation was made today for today, and any other Monday. This was executed using Blender, but not inside the 3D space. Everything was animated using the #VSE. The graphic assets were created in Inkscape. Add-Ons used: VST [...]

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Blender for Blogs: 3D TEXT for Video Editing

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 22:47

Justin writes: Learn how to put text into your video by using Blender's 3D Editor to create cool text effects. You can then save your images to import them into Blender's Video Sequence Editor (VSE). NOTE: This video is NOT a comprehensive guide to 3D Text! It focuses mainly on using Blender's 3D Editor instead [...]

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Art Spotlight: Jerry Seinfeld's Kitchen

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 12:39

Ferrre Poorkazem created Jerry Seinfeld's kitchen in Blender. In this Art Spotlight she tells us how she did it. Hello! My name is Fereshte Poorkazem (Ferre is my nickname). I’m a game artist and freelancer currently living in Tehran, Iran. I started my career as a 2D artist in indie game companies in my country [...]

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Stylised Game character workflow - part01

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 09:45

p2design writes: Hi everyone, As you may know I've been working for an independent game company as a Lead 3D artist on the game called Noara. We are preparing the alpha now and our game will be opened to the public very very soon. You can subscribe here if you want to test the game. [...]

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SCATTr - Free Tool for Procedural Texturing

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 07:10

simonthommes writes: I finally got around to release my newest procedural texturing tool for Blender 2.8 along with a 3-part tutorial series making use of it. It's all free, even though a tip is, of course, much appreciated. I'm completely new to tutorials and still in the process of finding a comfortable workflow.. I hope [...]

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Vraag - A higher-level library for Blender scripting

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 04:35

Andreas Klostermann is working on a concept for a new type of scripting language for Blender. From what I've seen so far it has the potential to make scripting more easily accessible for artists. What do you think? Blender Vraag is a Python library for more elegant or easy scripting in Blender. It contains a [...]

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Importing a Game Character from Blender to Unity

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 02:00

Chris Plush writes: Lee Salvemini is back with the next installment in his Unity game series. In this chapter you’ll be exporting a character from Blender and importing it into Unity. Then you’ll be setting up a scene for the first game level and setting up physics for the player character. This is chapter 5 [...]

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Blender 2.8 UI Widgets Addon

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 23:28

jayanam writes: I started the development of new Python lib for painting widgets into the 3D View in Blender 2.8. In this version I added buttons with mouse hover effects and you can add custom functions to them. The addon can be downloaded here for free.

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