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Ton Roosendaal Receives Ub Iwerks Award for Technical Achievement

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 00:35

Last Saturday, Ton Roosendaal received the Ub Iwerks Award for technical achievement at the 46th Annie Awards, at the UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The Annie Awards are accolades presented annually by the Los Angeles branch of the International Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood since 1972,[1] to recognize excellence in animation in film and television. [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 156: How to correctly display pixel art textures

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: When using pixel art as textures, you don't want to lose any of their blocky goodness. But Blender by default will make them blurry - here is how to set the texture node up correctly.

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The Art of Iwo Pilc

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 05:40

Enjoy the work of Iwo Pilc from Kopaniec, Poland!

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Eevee Dither Material

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 23:30

Over on Blender Artists, cgCody shared this EEVEE material node setup that adds an oldfashioned dithered look to your materials. cgCody writes: Continuing from this discussion 2, the addition of the Shader to RGB node got me interested in the effect again. This node is awesome! I think we are going to see all kinds [...]

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A YoYo story

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 11:50

Stefano SottoZen writes: Hello BlenderNation, I invite you to watch this new episode of my "Bobot". A rusty and slightly overweight robot that I am having fun trying to animate the best I can. Blender was really a great tool. I am so happy that, years ago, after my beloved Softimage3D passed away, I gave [...]

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Free KIT OPS vid tutes + 2.8 update + free arch KPACK! [$]

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 08:45

Chipp Walters writes: Hey everyone! Chipp here letting you know we have a new update to KIT OPS PRO for Blender 2.8. Plus we have some really great vids which show it in action. Also, we're giving away a FREE architectural KPACK (the ones used in the videos) for all users. (KIT OPS FREE is [...]

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OpenToonz 1.3 Released

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 05:40

OpenToonz is an open source app for creating 2D animations. It used to be a commercial application that was widely used in the animation industry, but went open source almost 3 years ago. Herbert123 wrote on Blender Artists: A huge list of bug fixes and improvements across the board. The GUI has been improved further, [...]

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How to draw onto a mesh with Blender 2.8

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 02:35

jayanam writes: In this Blender 2.8 and Python tutorial I show how to draw into the 3d viewport and snap the vertices onto a mesh's face.

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Daily Blender Tip 155: Viewport transparancy

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 02:35

Jan van den Hemel writes: Did you know that you can set objects as transparant in the viewport as well? This can be handy if you are working with a bunch of for example glass objects, but you don't always want to switch to rendered view to be able to see through them. Here is [...]

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Game asset time-lapse - Create a Orc Sword in Blender 2.8 and EEVEE

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 23:30

Lluc3D writes: In this video time-lapse I'm showing the complete process to create a game asset in Blender, texturing in Quixel suite, also I'm using toolbag 3 for baking maps. Then I use EEVEE for rendering. The asset is a orc sword for the "Project DV" a new game project that I'm working on. I [...]

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Tutoralapse: How to Recreate Joy's Hair in Blender

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 11:30

John Mervin writes: The look of Joy's hair in the Pixar film "Inside Out" is phenomenal. no doubt about that. But can it be recreated in blender using the power of nodes? Let's give it a try! This is Part 2 of a tutoralapse (a tutorial/time-lapse hybrid) series. The first part demonstrated how to recreate [...]

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Interview with Cristina Ducci, a Famous Italian Opera Scenographer

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 08:55

Nicolas D'Amore writes: This week Blender.it interviews Cristina Ducci, a famous italian scenographer who uses Blender for the Italian Opera! You can read the interview in Italian, English and Spanish, and see some astonishing renders she did for the Opera here. Enjoy!

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How to Organize Your Blender Files, Marie Kondo Style [promoted]

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 06:45

pavla writes: If your are disorganized (as is 99.8% of humanity), your .blend projects may be getting out of hand. Now is the time to get inspired by Marie Kondo and use her famous tidying method! Here are a few tips by the CG Cookie crew based on #konmari tricks to ensure your folders stay [...]

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Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 5

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 04:40

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. Summer Color! Lava castle Gorgon Pistol (Gears of War Fan Art) 50’s Coffee Machine SpagBol Panda Ellie Hanging Vase Only a master of evil, kind [...]

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The BNPR Show #1: NPR Patent

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 02:40

LightBWK writes: The first BNPR show is now public. It is a celebration of stylized rendering. Highlights: Can you patent npr? Realtime edge rendering coming soon to Blender Ni no Kuni 2, you can learn a lot from it Show notes.

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Daily Blender Tip 154: Grease pencil cutter tool

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 00:32

Jan van den Hemel writes: Grease pencil in the recent Blender 2.8 beta now has a Cutter tool, which allows you to easily and intelligently delete parts of strokes that you don't need. It's pretty useful! Here is a quick tip about how it works.

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Medical animation training for Blender: Flowing Blood Cells

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 22:48

highbeamstudios writes: I have been working in the medical animation field now for over 13 years. After switching from Softimage to Blender I have really enjoyed using it and user community has been great. There seams to be a shortage of Medical animation training on YouTube for Blender and other applications so I have created [...]

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Tutorial Eevee I Lighting I interior

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 13:17

This is something in-between a tutorial and a video that's just very satisfying and calming to watch. Enjoy! blenderjo writes: hello I'm from Blenderjo, this time I updated to make a blender tutorial 2.8 beta eevee rendering for interior lighting. Thanks For watching

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Behind the Scenes: Fluffy 3D Boy

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 08:55

About My name is Kathy Diaz, I'm a 3D artist from Chile that enjoys modeling and designing stylized 3D characters! I’m currently based in Connecticut, working freelance in both organic and inorganic 3D modeling. I first got into 3D modeling as a hobby a few years back in an attempt to bring my original characters [...]

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Free Curriculum for Teaching Blender at School

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:05

pavla writes: For teachers and students looking to bring Blender to their school, Blender Curriculum is a free-to-download, turnkey solution for a classroom. The curriculum includes a detailed lesson plan to guide students through the basics of 3D using Blender and to quickly help them master theoretical concepts while getting a plenty of hands-on practice [...]

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