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TRAPPIST-1e Rescue Mission 360° animation

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 00:49

Helena Valenzuela writes: TRAPPIST-1e Rescue Mission is a 360° animation short film about an astronaut that has to rescue TESS.203 an analytics of terrain robot. This was my final project for graduation on college, and the purpose of the video is to create an interest of astronomy on young people and deliver facts about our [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Los Angeles Westside Blender Meetup Sept 22nd

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 14:30

futurehack writes: Hello SoCal BlenderHeads! This is a Westside Los Angeles Blender Users Group Meetup where we get together, share news/tips/tricks, provide feature overviews, share creative projects related to open source digital content creation software and Blender in particular (blender.org). Typical meetings include a Blender related news/release roundup, technical sessions on creative projects, breaks for [...]

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Reel: Mickael Boitte

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 06:15

Mickael Boitte is a multidisciplinary 3D artist from Belgium. He presents his best work from 2015-2018.

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Tutorial: Creating Abstract Fluid

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 04:10

BlendMaster writes: Hey Everybody! In this new video, we will go over how to create your very own abstract fluid splashes inside of Blender. This is a very fun and simple project to follow along to. We will first create the particle system with our metaball being the particle object. Afterwards, we will smooth out [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 35

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 02:05

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! SphereBot by Formation on Sketchfab Baikal Plasmagun by mrrobot on Sketchfab Xylia - Daughter of the Red Moon by Adipriatna on Sketchfab Egg and Sausage by Dinh Hoang [...]

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Tutorial: Model a Wicker Basket

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 00:00

GarageFarm writes: Tutorial showing a quick way of modeling a wicker basket in Blender 2.79 and making a turnaround camera animation of the model, using some pre-installed addons (tissue, turnaround camera)

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Speed Paint: Owl Statue Texture Painting in Blender

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 12:20

Here's a cool speed paint by one of my favourite Sketchfab artists on Sketchfab. Enjoy! And the final result: Owl statue by graft on Sketchfab

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The Art of Enrico Cerica

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 09:15

It's been a while since I last featured Enrico Cerica's work, and he's been quite productive since! Time for an update.

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Marines 3D-Print Part To Repair Multi-Million Dollar Fighter

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 06:10

Here's a cool story about how US Marines saved a staggering amount of money by 3D printing a simple part for a fighter jet - using Blender. (...) Imagine you’re a US Marine, and instead of fixing a dishwasher or TV remote, you’ve got a $123 million F-35 fighter in the shop. The part you [...]

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How to Photoscan Easy and Free - Meshroom and Blender

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 03:05

Steve Lund dives into Photogrammetry with the new Open Source tool Meshroom and takes you through the steps to making your own first succesful 'photoscan'. See also this topic on Blender Artists if you need support. blockquote> Learn how to do photogrammetry and create some amazing 3D scans with Meshroom and Blender for free in [...]

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Blender Tutorial: The power of Active Element!

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 23:54

Koumis writes: This tutorial will show some ways in which you can use the Active Element pivot point for armatures in Edit mode, walk cycles and models in edit mode. Caution: this video starts a little (too) loud!

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Video: TASCOI - The Animated Sound Curve Object Instancer

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 11:20

A fascinating music video by Art Soft! Hi, my new video is ready to start here. Made with the internal renderer (not Cycles!) of Blender 2.79 (64 Bit / Windows). With the help of Blenders's animation nodes, there is an evaluation of the given curve object. This evaluation provides all 3D locations of all points [...]

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Timelapse: Venom - Scuplting, Retopology & Texturing

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 08:15

Kirt Erwin Dorado shared this timelapse of the creation of Marvel's Venom character.

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10 Tips for Creating 3D Assets for Virtual Reality

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 05:10

Jonathan Lampel writes: Virtual Reality is not going away any time soon! In this video I’ll go over what makes modeling and texturing for VR different than for regular games. Any 3d model can technically be used in a virtual reality environment, but there are a lot of limitations specific to the platform that should [...]

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Blender Power Sequencer 1.1 out: Faster edits

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 02:05

gdquest writes: Our Free VSE add-on ships with 7 new features, including: A cross-platform multithreaded renderer for the VSE, BPSRender, which fixes bugs existing scripts had A re-written tool to render proxies from videos, with a clear progress report Automatic smart selections for key tools when you don't have anything selected And more! You can [...]

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Pirates Cave in Blender

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 23:00

Pietro Chiovaro writes: Hi artist! Today I'm glad to show you the creation of this Pirates Cave. After all the feedback that I received, I decided to start to create tutorials, so let me know if you have any request and tips! :-D For this scene, I spent 8 Hours and I used the following [...]

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Problem Solving with Math In Animation Nodes

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 12:55

Zach Hixson writes: Hello, and welcome to another video! Leading off of last video, I'm switching things up a little this time and instead of an A-Z tutorial, I documented my step by step process on how I think through a problem, and use interesting math to do so. It's a new format and I'm [...]

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Blender 2.8 Hardsurface Fast-Carve addon update

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 10:42

jayanam writes: The free Blender hardsurface modeling addon Fast-Carve is updated to Blender 2.8, here is a video how to use, download and install it.

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New Blender Renderfarm Leonardo Render is Nearing Launch [$]

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 08:45

I recently talked to the team behind Leonardo Render, a new renderfarm that will initially focus on Blender, and Maya, V-Ray and 3DS Max in the future. They're getting close to their public launch and are looking for Blender users to help them beta test. The Leonardo team writes: Founded in 2017 by a team [...]

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Colorful Gun Smoke in Blender (CGC Weekly #21)

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 07:30

pavla writes: Make a gun blast out a puff of colorful powder when it fires by utilizing Blender's smoke simulations! Trust us...you'll have a *blast*

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