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How 2D Tools Let You Go 3D

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 00:00

Cartoon Brew features an article that looks as the available tools for 2D/3D workflows and includes Blender. The debate about 2d versus 3d animation is becoming increasingly irrelevant as more artists use an integrated 2d/3d approach thanks to the new generation of powerful animation tools. Earlier this year, Blender unveiled a new short film called [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Time-Lapse: Low Poly Rally Scene

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 11:09

Justinas Telksnys shared this cool scene and shows how he created it. You can see more of his work on ArtStation. I tried to recreate one of the real world rally scenes in my low poly style using Blender. The whole process took me 3 hours.Low Poly Rally Scene

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Mistwire 7 - Sound, Lighting and More

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 08:59

Montedre writes: The 7th video in the Mistwire series is now out. I cover a little about sound, dynamic lighting and some of the struggles of working with programs in development and a older computer. Enjoy, subscribe and share.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Guru's Pro Lighting Studio Reviewed In-Depth [$]

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 06:17

Jonathan Lampel writes: Blender Guru addons are among the most polished, professional addons for Blender, period. Pro Lighting Studio is no exception. It's a powerful tool that makes lighting singular subjects like characters, vehicles, and products an easy, enjoyable experience. You guys requested a review so Kent Trammell is here to explore and demonstrate it!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Making of BRUTALISM 101 animation - from Blender to Unreal Engine

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 04:10

Michal Franczak writes: Today I am gonna show you how I created the animation BRUTALISM 101. It's industrial / minimal / ambient / psychodelic look at Akira Sakamoto Architect & Associates corridor. It is a proof-of-concept visualization that was made with my music band in mind. Models were created and unwrapped in Blender and then [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Graswald Tutorial and Render Credits Promo [$]

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 02:05

garagefarm.net writes: Learn to create a picnic scene with Julius Harling's Graswald addon in our brand new tut! If you purchase Graswald within or after the publish date of this tut, send us a copy of your invoice or receipt from Blender Market via our email, Facebook or Instagram and get a coupon for $50 [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 Screencast Keys Add-on

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 23:32

jayanam writes: Since there is no Blender Screencast Keys Addon at the moment in Blender 2.8 I decided to create an own one. It is called Shortcut VUr that you can get for free from my github. In this video I show the addon in action and also explain how it is implemented. The add-on [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Improving Asymmetrical Sculpting in Blender

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 11:30

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In my new Blender tutorial you will learn how to use 3 different techniques to sculpt symmetrical on asymmetrical objects. This is useful for sculpting dynamic posed creatures and characters (e.g. for 3d printing). Btw. my Patreon page is now public. If you love my content, feel free to check [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Model, Light, Texture, Bake & Rig eyes in Blender

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 08:30

Danny Mac writes: Worked hard putting this one together so I hope you learn something new! :)

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Low Poly Nature Project - Forest and Meadows

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 04:10

I love low poly style art and noticed this video by EmacEArt. All modeling done in Blender, rendered in Unity. I love to create complete 3D environment. My “small universum” are done from the scratch, starting from a concept and a first draft through creating models in 3D software. Next, I compose a scene, set [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

RetopoFlow 2.0 Demo and Q&A with Developers Jonathan Williamson and Jonathan Denning

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 02:05

Jonathan Lampel writes: After a full two years or more of work CG Cookie is releasing the long-awaited version 2.0 of RetopoFlow for Blender! The development team went back to the drawing board (literally), taking everything we learned in 1.x and rebuilding the entire toolset from the ground up. RetopoFlow 2.0 introduces a cohesive retopology [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating a dusty shockwave

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 00:04

Wassim OUARTSI writes: Hey guys ! This is a quick and easy tutorial on how to make a dusty shockwave using blender. This idea behind this tutorial is to use the particles as drivers for the smoke and adding forces to create the shockwave effect. You can get the blender file here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

7 VFX Tips: Using Blender and After Effects

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 09:05

Joseph writes: Hi BlenderNation! In this video I share seven ways to realistic composite CGI layers together to create a more realistic live action final shot. To create this shot I used Blender 3d for creating the computer generated imagery and I composited all of the layers inside of Adobe After Effects. I also used [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

DynRemesh Released [$]

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 07:00

Alberto Gonzalez writes: DynRemesh is a tool for instantly remeshing your dynamic topology sculpts & 3d scans with high number of tris. Save some time by remeshing your dense topology in a click! Now available on Gumroad.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender motion capture retargeting tip

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 04:50

Maciej Szczesnik writes: Hi guys, I have a small tip about motion capture and / or animation retargeting in Blender. It's actually quite easy and doesn't require any add-ons. You can also find an example blender file to examine, here. Hope it helps!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Darkfall Live Stream 002

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 03:17

Darkfall writes: This is an Edited Version of the Live Stream #002. We will be looking at the Node Editor and how we can Optimize our Workflow by using the Node Wrangler addon. We will also be using the Material Node in a quick example that will make use of our Seamless Images/textures. Finally we [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Intermediate Tutorial: Low-Poly Sci-fi Cargo Container | 3D Game Assets

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 01:02

jsabbott writes: Welcome to the eighth tutorial of the 3D Game Assets series. In this tutorial we will be modeling a low-poly sci-fi cargo container asset. The written tutorial can be found here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Livestream: Alicevision Meshroom and alternatives - Today, 9PM Amsterdam

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:25

Juan Gea writes: Second live streaming in English - Alicevision Meshroom and other commercial alternatives - Tuesday 28 at 21:00 UTC+1 (Spanish hour) After the short Live about the new RTX GPU´s I´m going to start the actual real deal live streamings about 3D software, tutorials and 3D in general. This time I will cover [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Making a Steampunk Furnace in Blender 2.79b

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 09:20

Davide Tirindelli writes: Hi everyone, i recorded the full making process of this steampunk furnace that i did for a friend. The video, in two parts, shows everything: modeling - materials - light setup and compositing + some final touches done in gimp, mostly as it's faster and a bit more versatile than the blender [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

We Bare Bears goes 3d in Blender Eevee

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 07:15

Nita Ravalji writes: Hello everyone… here is another project in Blender Eevee… had some issues in particles and transparent bg else everything worked good :) love the show by the way. I've rendered it in 4K … that’s why i love eevee… almost same rendertime as making playblast…

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

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