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Previewing Your 3D Models in Cycles Like a Boss

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:20

Gleb Alexandrov writes: Previewing your model is an important part of any 3d modeling workflow. Discover a bunch of Cycles tips and tricks that’ll help you render previews like a pro.

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From Makehuman to Blender with IK and Face Controls

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:15

yogyog writes: Don't worry - I'll get back to the Lipsinc for the Lazy series, but this is a necessary detour... Whether it had to be quite such an elaborate tutorial, and whether I had to make it a Ru Paul's Drag Race spoof... I really don't know. While under 10 mins this took around [...]

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Your Dream Workspace! - Blender Today Live

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 05:02

It's time for Pablo's weekly overview of Blender development! Last week had a bunch of changes in the UI and a call for your dream Workspace to be part of Blender 2.8!

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A Blender User in the Future

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:35

wanoco4D writes: A long time later, in a planet far, far away.... The blue-haired girl lives in a world of blender. Why is she there? Because she just wants to play as an user...? or because she was made there....? This world is real for her? Now I'm making more scenes of this video with [...]

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Stylized character designs

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:30

pietermylle writes: In between projects, I have a lot of fun creating new character designs. This exercise converts popular flat design character style into conceptual and geometrical 3D style. Focusing on simplicity and avoiding overwhelming detail and textures is a big challenge but results in modular design and animation. As animation system, I decided not [...]

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Thomas Mundt updates free LoudMax to v1.22 for Win, Mac, Linux and Winamp

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:14
Thomas Mundt has updated LoudMax to version 1.22 for Mac OS, Windows and Linux. The Winamp version has also been updated. Changes: Fixed compiler-dependent rounding errors on all platforms. Slightly [Read More]

Bevel modifier not working?

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 23:13

Widhi Muttaqien writes: Assalamualaikum. My name is Widhi Muttaqien. A lot of my students have problem with bevel modifier not working as expected. When I check their files mostly they have the same cause of problem. I figure that other people may run into this similar situation when applying bevel modifier, so I decided to [...]

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Flip Fluids - Headache

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:30

Did you see Lawrence Jaeger's recent fluid video experiments? Today he is back with another awesome Flip Fluids example. Lawrence writes: This started as an idea to create an animation of something falling into a tank of water and having the water affect the object, slow it down as it sinks to the bottom of [...]

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How to make a Spring | Hard Surface & Eevee Timelapse/Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:25

Sammi656's tutorials are, well, different :) But I do enjoy his fast format. What do you think? Spring on the bike! Eevee saves your time!

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Video: What is Open Source Hardware?

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:20

FlojoArt writes: What is Open Source Hardware? A HOOU content production project of public universities in Hamburg. Was a lot of fun to work on the project. Of course, most of it was created the with the open source program Blender 2.79 (the best program with the best community in the world) Hope you have [...]

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The Art of Matias Toloza

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:15

Enjoy the work of Matias Toloza from Santiago, Chile! I'm a 3D Artist based on Santiago de Chile, Latin America. I have been working on CG over 6 years and i keep growing as an artist since i finished my career, studying only by myself with books. My expertise areas are 3D Modeling ( Non-Human [...]

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Blender tip : Linking objects

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:10

jayanam writes: In this short Blender tip I show how and when to use the feature object linking.

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Sonic Visualiser for Mac, Win & Lin updated to v3.1

Audio Freeware - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 03:06
Sonic Visualiser, a free application for viewing and analysing the contents of music audio files, has been updated to version 3.1 for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Changes: Add Plugins tab to [Read More]

VCV releases Rack 0.6.2

Audio Freeware - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 03:02
VCV Rack 0.6.2, the open-source virtual modular synthesizer, has been released with the following new features: Added module presets. Added command line arguments for setting Rack directories. [Read More]

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 29

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 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! Rank 3 Police Unit by nikvili on Sketchfab The Bird's Room by Curlscurly on Sketchfab Floating in Space: Sam by Kathy Diaz on Sketchfab Adventures of Space Dolphin [...]

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Why a render farm matters

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:00

Jamesy writes: Often the time taken to render a project can come to dictate the end result. Deadlines demand a result, and perhaps not the best results in the eyes of the artist. In this short article we talk about distributed rendering, how its not just faster, but gives you more flexibility in terms of [...]

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Timelapse: Old Clock

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 22:01

acvarium writes: The last few weeks I didn't have enough time to have fun with Blender. The video, that you will see, is just the beginning of the work on the scene. This old, vintage table clock will be in the center of the composition, on the dusty shelf with spider webs and scratches. That [...]

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Tutorial: Magical Liquid VFX

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 09:11

Darkfall writes: In this video, we look at adding some kind of Magical Liquid to a Movie clip: There are a number of things we need to do in order to achieve this effect. For the liquid I will be using a video of some Particles (link below) or you can use your own video [...]

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Blender Basics Course got an Update

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:30

pavla writes: CG Cookie's most popular Blender course just got updated. As always, it covers you everything you need to know in order to start using Blender like a boss...in 45 minutes. Whether you're totally new to Blender or want to refresh the fundamentals, this is a quick way to get up to speed with [...]

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Free add-on: NLA Additive Animation Layers

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 09:10

Edtion writes: This free add-on adds Additive Animation Layers to Blender, using the NLA Editor. What layers allow you to do, is create simple "offset" animations on top of previous animations. Without using layers, if you want to make changes to an animation, you would have to repeat changes for almost all the keyframes Here's [...]

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