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How to Terraform Mars in Blender!

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 09:38

Izac Peterson writes: Hello! This is a tutorial on how to Terraform the planet Mars in Blender! The Full tutorial, including screenshots of node setups and the textures used can be found on BlenderArtists at https://blenderartists.org/t/how-to-terrafrom-mars-in-blender/1135455 Thanks for your support!

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Create a Dragon in Blender

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 04:30

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In my new video you will learn how to create a dragon in Blender 2.79 for 3d printing (or for what ever you want). Additionally, we will take a quick look on how to create a procedural material for the EEVEE realtime render engine in Blender 2.8. This video is [...]

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The Art of Alex Vorador

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 02:00

Enjoy the work of Alex Vorador from Riga, Latvia!

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Modeling & rigging R/C Buggy using Eevee viewport

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 23:21

Some incredible rigging by Sobschack! Hello, I use for the first time the Eevee viewport to show my modeling, shadding and rigging work on a R/C Buggy car. What's a so cool tool is Eevee to show all animated works ! Love it ! It's promise to a bright future ! Bye Vincent

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Timelapse: Using 3D Models to Create a Painting

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 11:45

MartinKlekner writes: Painting is hard. I mean... I create concepts, matte painting and stuff like this for a living - and I still think its hard. Sometimes, when I have enough time, I start my paintings from scratch, based on a hand drawing or just painting directly in Photoshop. When time is short, however, I [...]

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Best of Blender Artists: 2018, week 47

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 09:05

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. Unseen Westeros: Golden Tooth Beach loft. Blender 2.8 Remnant of a mascot Last Job Romeu&Julieta Studios to FAO C y b e r d e [...]

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Blender 2.7 - The Comprehensive Handbook Review

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 07:00

At this years Blender Conference Thomas Beck released his much anticipated Blender Handbook. Read this review to learn what it's all about! Description Blenders has a huge amount of features and tools and editors, big enough for most books to not try and cover everything it has to offer. Not the Comprehensive Blender 2.7 Handbook [...]

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Toonkit For Cycles 1.2 Released with early 2.8 support, and 25% OFF [$]

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 05:30

Cogumelo Softworks writes: We would like to Announce that Toonkit for Cycles 1.2 is now available! Other than many improvements this package contains also the first Blender 2.8 version. While this is yet experimental is also feature complete compared with 2.7 version. To celebrate this Toonkit for Cycles is included on the Blender Market's Black [...]

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Blender 2.8 GPU module API : Draggable UI widgets

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 04:29

jayanam writes: In this Blender 2.8 video I show how I implemented a draggable UI widget (panel) using the GPU module Python API. The addon can be found here. it is a prototype, please tell me your opinions, ideas and suggestions for improvement.

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Chocofur Black Friday Cyber Monday - 30% Off [$]

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 02:58

chocofur writes: Hey everyone! This year you can get 30% discount on ANY Chocofur purchase made between 23th Nov (Black Friday) and 26th Nov (Cyber Monday)! That includes our Interior Visualization Course for Blender 2.80 (which is still extra discounted as pre-order) or the Lifetime Bundle including the entire collection of our Blender assets + [...]

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Blender Market Black Friday Sale: 25% Off [$]

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 01:52

Over 570 products are now 25% off on the Blender Market. Offer ends on Monday!

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Free Downloads: Grease Pencil Projects

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 00:11

Several artists have shared their Grease Pencil projects on the Blender Cloud. You'll find both static and animated examples here. Enjoy, and thanks everyone for sharing!

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Asset Sketcher v1.2 [$]

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 22:42

ndee writes: Hello everyone, I am happy to announce that Asset Sketcher v1.2 is released on the Blender Market.. Asset Sketcher is a powerful addon for popolating your 3d environment with assets. Be it for a rendered scene, game or animation film. With an intuitive workflow you can add lots of objects to your scene [...]

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Low Poly Garbage Truck - Blender Speed Modelling

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 09:57

Matthew writes: Time-lapse of a low poly garbage truck created in Blender for use in the game Radical Relocation.

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Behind the Scenes: Virtual Reality

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 07:05

Hi! I'm Pablo. I'm a 3D artist and computer engineer from Santiago de Compostela, Spain. I started with 3D two years ago when I was studying for my degree. During an internship, I was told to make a custom installation of Blender in a data center. It didn't work at all, so I spent most [...]

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CGLounge Interview with Reynante Martinez

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 05:00

Reynante Martinez writes: So glad and honored to have had the chance to be interviewed by the awesome guys at CGLounge. We talk about inspiration, art, and lots of stuff! :) Check out the interview here.

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Tutorial: Modeling a Gold Watch

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 02:55

Damien writes: Hello everyone, I have recently created a YouTube account called "Final Result". I'm planning on releasing a bunch of tutorials, some long like this one, and some shorter ones. Most importantly, the final result of the tutorial, is the video thumbnail. When I was learning blender I would see some awesome thumbnail, get [...]

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Christmas Competition 2018

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:43

Reynante Martinez writes: If you're a Blender artist looking to level up your skills, earn huge prizes, and promote your work, then join my Christmas Competition 2018. Some of the prizes include Cycles Material Vault, Hard-Surface Modeling, FriendlyShade textures, and many more. All valued at $1,500! Join now

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Tutorial: Making a bed with modeling cloth

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 22:30

dj writes: Hi Blenderheads ! In this recently published tutorial I am showing some cool uses of blender for interior visualisation. This time it's making a bed. For modeling the pillows and bedcover I used an awesome free addon called 'modeling cloth' by Rich Colburn. While it's still in development and a bit experimental, it's [...]

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Sketchfab adds 'Ground Shadows'

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 08:55

In many cases, you need a floor to properly 'ground' your models and prevent them from becoming a floating thing. Sketchfab now makes this easy by automatically generating 'ground shadows'. The new feature supports two options: dynamic lights or baked ambient occlusion. From the Sketchfab Blog: We’re very excited to share a fantastic new rendering [...]

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