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Canadian studio Output Media used Blender for this very slick paper/low-poly style video. OutputMedia writes: Our new animated explainer video in the style of folding paper-craft! The animation in this video used the AnimAll add-on to animate vertices where normal shape keys or bones wouldn't easily work. The animations and camera were also exported to [...]
BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! This video's a little different. Today I'm going to be talking about my 1st contest that I'm holding. I will go over the basic rules and guidelines, as well as how you can submit your entry. The exact copy of the rules is here. Thanks for watching guys!
Gleb Alexandrov just hit 40,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel, and celebrates in his own style :) I think it's great news that Blender channels are getting this kind of traction these days. Congrats dude!! Hey guys, you're awesome! We have reached 40.000 subscribers on Youtube channel!! Thank you.
cctrevis writes: I am currently working on a series of illustrations for a book by a Brazilian author. The story is about a fantastic tale that takes place in a different world from ours and is focused on the music. The author, also a musician, had the idea to write the book based on a [...]
Here's another great addon to help you quickly set up your character rigs. Auto-Rig Pro is a powerful addon to rig your characters in a few minutes. Adjust the guide bones, click the button and there you go! You get a customized rig with an ergonomic bone picker, facial setup, IK-FK snap, a complete set [...]
Young artist Nazar hits us with another good artwork, professionally made for a company called Prime Media Studios. The overall character is appealing and the hair is well treated, a job well done! Link
Jenuvyel writes: We’re coming up on another month’s worth of CG sharing! The Portland, Oregon Blender User Group (BlenderPDX) is holding its August meeting on the 20th, this third Saturday 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 explore [...]
jayanam writes: I want to show in this video how to use Substance Painter to add a kind of ornament or decoration to a hardsurface model made with Blender. I am comparing 2 techniques for this: Paint in the decoration with an alpha to a black mask and using the stencil feature of Substance Painter.
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Another cute over sized eyes render by Cheryl, even the title is cute! Link
Matias Mendiola (story artist for Cosmos Laundromat, Caminandes and Agent 327) gives a detailed overview of his storyboarding process with Grease Pencil - a blend of storyboarding and animatics which he has dubbed storymatic. No doubt the new GP is an amazing tool for storyboard work! By the time we started working on Cosmos Laundromat [...]
Akash Hamirwasia writes: In this video, I will be sharing you a few Node Tricks which can improve your workflow in Blender. The tricks which I show you should work on both Compositor Nodes and the Cycles Nodes. Website: www.blenderskool.cf
I liked this video by Piotr. While the models are fairly simple, I think the story and the animation are well developed. I asked him a few quick questions about the project. The video Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I come from Poland. My job is to create websites and write articles [...]
So this just happened: Dillon Goo just discovered how to actually use Rigify and recorded a 28-minute "OOOhhhh!" and "Aaaaaah!" video. Word of warning: people might think you're watching that other kind of content ;-) Matthijs de Rijk summarised it perfectly! Ever seen an animatorgasm? Animator dillon discovers old blender toy after 5 years of [...]
An upcoming Shadow Catcher feature will save you from setting up complex node structures when working on your VFX. Very often in visual effects you’ve got to deal with shadows. If you’re adding a CG object or character to a scene, it’s almost certain that somewhere else in that scene it’s going to be casting [...]
Jonathan released his latest work, Furry Land, not long ago. He has a very particular style and it pops out! Here is a quick Q&A on Furry Land. How did you get inspired to create Furry Land? Been wanting to make a fluffy looking 3D illustration for a while now, but was never totally happy [...]
As the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro enters its second and final week, it's worth noting that the last time I blogged about Drupal and the Olympics was way back in 2008 when I called attention to the fact that Nike was running its sponsorship site on Drupal 6 and using Drupal's multilingual capabilities to deliver their message in 13 languages.
While watching some track and field events on television, I also spent a lot of time on my laptop with the NBC Olympics website. It is a site that has run on Drupal for several years, and this year I noticed they took it up a notch and did a redesign to enhance the overall visitor experience.
Last week NBC issued a news release that it has streamed over one billion minutes of sports via their site so far. That's a massive number!
I take pride in knowing that an event as far-reaching as the Olympics is being delivered digitally to a massive audience by Drupal. In fact, some of the biggest sporting leagues around the globe run their websites off of Drupal, including NASCAR, the NBA, NFL, MLS, and NCAA. Massive events like the Super Bowl, Kentucky Derby, and the Olympics run on Drupal, making it the chosen platform for global athletic organizations.
BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! Today we will go over how to use Blender as a photo editing software. I will show you how to remove the background of an image, similar to Photoshop, and then render a transparent background in both the internal render engine, and cycles render engine. I will also show you how [...]
Patryk created these very cool fighting ninjas. The character animation is excellent and I talked to him about his work. If you're from USA, Australia or New Zealand, please watch it on vimeo, as the YT has blocked the video in these countries. Can you tell me a bit about yourself? For how long have [...]
kagi writes: "L'impression 3D de A à Z" is a meeting organized by the Blender User Group Metz association. It is about 3D printing and 3D modeling. We will talk about all the steps from modeling to printing. Will participate to the event, ArianePlast, french manufacturer of 3D filament, based at Sarrebourg, and Concept Store [...]
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