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Ton Roosendaal: Blender and the GPL

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 05:30

Ton shared his thoughts on the importance of the GPL license for Blender, Blender Add-ons and your freedom on this thread on Twitter. Worth a read! Blender is Free Software. It's free to use for everyone. Free to use for any purpose, also commercially. Blender is free to share with others, free to study its [...]

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Sony BSP10 - Non-destructive worflow tutorial [$]

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 04:45

pitiwazou writes: If you want to learn the Non-Destructive workflow on Blender 2.8, this tutorial is the one! In this tutorial, I will show you my Non-Destructive workflow to make the Bluetooth speaker, Sony BSP10. You will learn how to use modifiers, how to keep everything editable, to be able to make different versions of [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2019, week 23

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 02:40

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! Old Soviet photocamera by t-braze on Sketchfab Alice - Polycount Character Challenge by donenglandart on Sketchfab Steam Tractor - Aveling Barford by Fabio Orsi on Sketchfab Crimson Ronin [...]

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EEVEE Demo: Baking Indirect Lighting

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 00:51

Leroy writes: This is my last Eevee test, a year ago, baking indirect lighting is very slow, but I think it is fast enough now, you can use global light to make up for some of the environmental lighting deficiencies, hope you like.

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Daily Blender Tip 275: Smooth low poly edges

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: This is an interesting way to make edges really smooth despite using as few polygons as possible, using some easy normal editing.

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Create a Scifi Spaceship in Blender - Episode one

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 12:54

Markom3D writes: This is a full course that I have created that I will be uploading each ep every week on a Monday. Drawing a very rough concept drawing is the first ep, and the next will be available tomorrow. This is for 2.79, however if I can hit 10k subs, I will release the [...]

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The reason you (don't) need blend1 files [promoted]

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 10:25

pavla writes: What's that filling up your hard drive? Yep, it's them: blend1 files. What is a blend1 file and how do they work? Let’s say you’re working on a file called “Cool_project.blend” Normally, every time you save, this file is directly overwritten. However, if you have blend1 files enabled before it is overwritten, the [...]

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Product Visualization: #1 Lighting

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 08:20

ChrisP writes: In this first video of the series we take a look at how to quickly and easily improve lighting for product shots by creating highlights and shadows to show shapes, surfaces and materials and how to create a nice, seamless surface for the product to sit on.

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Modeling Cloth for Blender 2.8 is out [$]

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 06:15

Modeling cloth is an interactive cloth simulation engine. You can click and drag, add wrinkles, shrink cloth around objects mix softbody and cloth effects together and so much more. Rich Colburn's goal is to make it on par with Marvelous Designer. Modeling Cloth for Blender 2.8 has lots of fun new features. Keep in mind [...]

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Five ways to make smooth bevel with low resolution in blender 2.8

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 04:10

Leroy writes: In this video I will show you five ways to make smooth bevel with low polygon in Blender 2.8, I think it's will be very useful for you, especially in games and performance optimization. thanks.

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How to Create a 3D Logo Transition in Blender 2.8 (Eevee)

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 02:05

Ukramedia.com writes: In this tutorial, Sergei Prokhnevskiy from ukramedia.com will show you how to create a 3D Logo Transition using Blender 2.8 (Eevee).

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Daily Blender Tip 274: Camera Track To Constraint

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 00:00

Jan van den Hemel writes: Letting the camera point at an empty object is very easy in Blender. This quick tip shows you how!

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(Improved) Ivy tutorial for Blender 2.8

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 11:00

Vilem Duha writes: In this new tutorial, you can learn how to use Ivy generator in Blender 2.8, and how to take the results to another level with some of the free assets from BlenderKit.

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How is Electricity Generated & How LEDs Work

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 09:10

I don't know about you, but I love these explainer videos - especially when they do a better job than my university professors (yes, I have a degree in physics and this video cleared some things up ;-). Teddy T. writes: How does electricity even do stuff? We know it powers everything around us, but [...]

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Faster UV highlights in Blender?! Check this!

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 07:00

Luis Cherubini reviews the UV Highlight add-on by Benjamin Sauder. This 2.79 addon from Benjamin Sauder allows you to preview UDIM tiles and increase your texturing workflow by always showing your highlighted areas in the 3D viewport! Download it for FREE here.

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The BNPR Show #5 Modifier Skyscraper

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 05:00

LightBWK writes: Hey, it's The BNPR Show! #5 A celebration of stylized rendering. The highlights: Face me grass, the grass that will always face you Fake lighting, so fake, it looks good!!! Make stylized fire like how Sephiroth torched Nibelheim Away and Flow animations are done by 1 person, and... Stylized documentary is gonna be [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 273: Destructive Extrude

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 00:00

Jan van den Hemel writes: In case you've used Sketchup, you'll know that it's pretty good at extruding. There is an addon that gives Blender that same functionality. Check out this video to find out how it works!

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Photographer add-on available for Blender 2.8

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 11:05

chafouin writes: Now that the Blender 2.8 python API has been locked, I am happy to release a new version of Photographer, a free add-on that adds exposure controls, white balance, resolution and autofocus settings to your cameras. Enthusiast photographers should feel right at home with familiar settings that will hopefully help them achieve photorealistic [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Sunset at Casa Vermelha

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 08:55

The Good News First This artwork is available as an ultrawide 5k desktop wallpaper: The Artist Marko Por, 30 years old, Slovenia. illustrator, animator, surfer, nomad. I was never a "3D guy." In fact, this is my first artwork made with 3D software. And I like it, it's a powerful tool! I have a background [...]

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IMO 2020 Video in Eevee By Weybec in Blender 2.8

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 05:55

Niyal Parmar writes: A new project for Puma Energy we have finished last week in Eevee, The entire production was done by weybec. We have successfully completed our inhouse Film Hooka Pooka in Eevee last year, and this is first commercial work we have done in Eevee, its was great working experience in new blender [...]

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