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Old Mill

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 04:51
By Sepultura Hi Guys, finally had time for another short study project!This time I've decided to look at references for something new to create, and stopped in the beautiful concept arts from Alice in Wonderland by Scott Lukowski, which inspired me to create a new project for training purposes. Here's a link to the Artist [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Animation Blender fluid filter

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 23:30
A clean product demonstration by Comete agency from France. Florian Benedetto writes: hello, I present to you the work of the COMETE agency in Lyon (France) Video entirely made ​​with Blender and Cycle (assembly after effect). Video tutorial animation to show the FUNCTIONING of an industrial machine to filter water.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Model Download: Low poly WW2 Binoculars

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 14:50
By Eprdox. "Low Poly" WW2 binoculars of soviet origin. I made them over the weakend, just for practice, so take that into consideration. 2048 px textures included. I also included the node setup of the preview render.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Japanese Temple

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:45
By Sebastián Zapata. This render was my entry for the Blender Cookie Architectural Rendering Contest. I wanted a peaceful japanese temple, so I give it an inspiring chromatic.I chose japanese architecture for its beauty and complexity. I think the modeling was a challenge and I learned a lot of things from it.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Virtual Creations releases UltraChopper and funkFX as Donationware for Mac OS X AU/VST

Audio Freeware - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:01
Virtual Creations has released UltraChopper 1.3 and funkFX 1.3 for Mac OS X 10.6 or higher / Intel CPUs in AU and VST effect formats as donation ware. [Read More]

Grow, a pointless garden simulator

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:34
Roberto Roch shares a brilliant Game Engine project Grow is a tiny (non)game made with Blender's game engine. Originally made for peace,love, and jam, it was built trying to follow the jam's guidelines of creating "non-violent, peaceful games that embody harmony, coexistence, acceptance and resolution". Since the game fitted the requirements for another jam that [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

"Ray's The Dead" Vehicle Modeling, UV Mapping, and Texturing

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 04:32
7 hours of YouTube instructions! Matt Carter writes: We (Ragtag Studio) just posted a 7 hour Youtube video series in which artist Matt Carter models, UV maps, and textures a vehicle for our game "Ray's The Dead" using Blender and Krita. The videos were recorded live previously on Twitch. See the entire playlist here. Here's [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Market: Flare Compositing Pack – Vol 1

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:15
Jim Morren offers a set of flare effects for Blender. This product is great for adding feeling/atmosphere to your scenes, be it animation or still images, with this product you will add life to your light sources. This Pack contains four different and unique flares, each designed to be both simple, easy to use and [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation


Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:52
Reynante M. Martinez presents his latest work, Nostalgia. For close up shots, visit his website.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Elephants Dream spotted on Netflix

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 03:35
Bill Knechtel reports finding Elephants Dream on Netflix, appearantly as test content. I can't reproduce this on my Dutch Netflix account, so this is probably region-specific. I was doing a search on Netflix for "8 1/2" by Frederico Fellini, hoping that I could stream it (they don't have it), when I stumbled across something odd [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Weekend Contest Winner: Ninja Marvin

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 03:29
Giving 3DHubs' mascotte Marvin superpowers clearly made everyone's imagination tick! The entries were super cool, and some of them have even already been 3D printed during the weekend. Very very cool indeed. The winners have been determined by mixing the number of votes and the input from the 3DHubs team, but we all agreed on [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Low poly human character video

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 23:30
Pigart is back with another cool timelampse, showing us how to create a low poly character. This is a pretty simple video tutorial on how to make good human characters/basemeshes. It's nothing too spectacular but it should give you an understanding of what and how you should do stuff when making characters.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BlenderPDX MeetUp, Saturday September 20

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:00
Blenderheads in Portland, Oregon are meeting this weekend. The Portland, Oregon Blender User Group (BlenderPDX) is holding a meeting on Saturday, the 20th of September at the Art Institute of Portland, room 204 (a PC lab) from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Seating is limited, but everyone is welcome to come, explore, and share their experiences [...]
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CG Cookie: Let the Games Begin!

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 07:45
CG Cookie adds an cool upgrade to their site: gamified learning. You can now test your knowledge in tests, gather XP and compete against other students. Nick Haskins writes: Often times as kids, it was the simple things that got us the most excited. I know for me, it was the way clouds rolled in [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Developer Meeting Notes: September 14, 2014

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 05:07
The first testbuild of 2.72 is now available! Here are the notes from today's meeting in #blendercoders 1) Upcoming 2.72 release Official testbuild is available now. For next week: just more bugfixing! The release then could happen within 10 days. Almost forgot about the splash... Ton Roosendaal will ask the previous judges to appoint [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Bremmers Audio Design updates MultitrackStudio to v7.8

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 02:59
Bremmers Audio Design have released MultitrackStudio 7.8 for Windows and Mac OS X. The new version is available free of charge for users who purchased the program after September 1, 2012. Older versio [Read More]

The Golden Age VR - Teaser

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 02:10
Rob Tuytel has transformed his Golden Age material into a fascinating VR experience using an Oculus Rift, Unity and Blender. Today he shares a teaser video and a heads up about the upcoming crowdfunding campaign. The golden Age VR is wrapping up for launch, to finalize the project we start a crowdfunding campaign, not to [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation announces the Vee One Suite 0.5.1 release for Linux

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 01:05
synthv1 old-school poly-synth samplv1 old-school poly-sampler drumkv1 old-school drum-kit sampler has updated the Vee One Suite of old-school software instruments for Linux to versio [Read More]

Create a realistic wine glass fluid simulation

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 23:30
By Steve Lund. Steve Lund writes: Learn how to model a wine glass, how to setup a realistic fluid simulation, and how to use the new Cycles Volume Absorption node to render realistic fluid!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation