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Sydney Blender User Group, Nov 15

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 14:30

Chris Lee writes: The Sydney Blender User Group is getting together for the first time. If you are in Sydney or greater NSW and you are interested in Blender, this event is for you. This is the start of a monthly group meeting, to help learn, share knowledge, work on projects together and more. Thursday [...]

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Blender 2.8 Tip : Sculpting with Alphas

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 11:50

jayanam writes: This is a new Blender 2.8 video tutorial in which I show how to use alphas for sculpting in details to a model in a performant way.

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CW Carbon Collection - A special material collection for Blender [$]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 09:15

Christoph Werner writes: Some time ago I've made some experiments to create a node for tiling texture patterns in Blender. Because I like carbon materials I've used this topic to create a node group that can create tiled patterns - I called it the "CW TilingTool". The end result of my experiments is a collection [...]

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Captain Disillusion: Blender Reality

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 06:40

The Captain opened this year's Blender Conference with a bar-raising presentation. If you haven't seen it yet, watch the edited version on his YouTube channel here. His 'Blender Reality' song which stuck in everyone's head for the next few days is now available on SoundCloud. Enjoy :)

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Artistic Ripple Effect in animation made in EEVEE (Blender 2.8)

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 04:05

mosessunny writes: Artistic Ripple Effect animation made in Blender 2.8 (EEVEE Render engine). Have Fun!

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GIMP 2.10.8 Released

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 01:30

The latest release of GIMP addresses several performance (especially aimed at slower hardware) and security issues. In addition: Early support for CIE xyY colorspaces MacOS improvements: fixing visual artefacts in the UI and better support for some non-Wacom tablets. More accurate calculation of transparent colors. And more, check out the release log!

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Speed Modeling: Simple Painted Dynamite

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 23:00

Charles writes: Welcome everyone ! This is my Simple Painted Dynamite model. I would love to get from you guys some feedback and share with me your thoughts ! Regards, Charles !

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Los Angeles Blender Meetup Sat. Dec 1st

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

futurehack writes: The next LA.blend meetup is in the works for Saturday December 1st. Everybody is excited for the Blender 2.8 Beta! Let's connect and share new feature tips/tricks, show off awesome personal and professional projects, and socialize with your Blender peers. Bring your projects on thumbdrive, URL or via cloud credentials and share what [...]

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How to Make Pitted/Old Materials 100% Procedural!

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:05

DerekElliott writes: What is up BlenderNation! I am finally back to deliver part two of my Metal Materials series (see part one here). In this part we're making pitted/old metals. In the next part we'll be creating a Rusted material. These are all completely procedural and are extREEEMEly versatile. Use this technique to create any [...]

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How to Draw 2D Characters in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:00

Steve Lund writes: Learn how to draw a cute cartoon Zombie in this new Blender 2.8 Grease Pencil tutorial!

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BakeMyScan: Open Source asset optimization

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 09:50

Loïc Norgeot writes: BakeMyScan is an Open Source toolbox for asset optimization, useful for 3D scans post processing, onilne publishing, game assets creation, sculpting, low-poly art, 3D printing and WebGL/VR/AR applications! Major Features 4 interfaces with Open Source remeshing software: Instant Meshes, Quadriflow, Meshlab and MMGtools 3 homemade remeshing/retopology methods (quick quadrilaterals and naive or [...]

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Best of Blender Artists: 2018, week 45

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 07:45

Every week, hundreds of artists share their work on the Blender Artists forum. I'm putting some of the best work in the spotlight in a weekly post here on BlenderNation. Typevariant House, autumnal & winter theme Tugboat 2.5D geometric punk drummer Virtual Reality Cherry Blossom Inn Taras Low poly The Girl with the Broken Wings [...]

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Suzanne Awards 2018 Ident

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 04:55

Midge "Mantissa" Sinnaeve writes: I was asked to create the Suzanne Awards idents for BCON 2018 and wanted to share them here. :) You can download the files from the Blender Cloud if you want to have a look at them. (Account required) And you can also watch the breakdown on my recent stream. (The [...]

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Blender 2.8 separates render and output settings

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 02:50

Gottfried Hofmann writes: There is a new tab in the properties panel of Blender 2.8 that includes all settings that have to do with file output like image resolution, frames, format, metadata while the render tab now focuses on settings that are engine-specific and/or define the look of the render:

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Trailer: Creating Mini Tanks for a Mobile Game in Blender 2.8 Alpha [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:46

pavla writes: In this new CG Cookie course, you’ll learn all about how to create mini tanks for a mobile game! We’ll cover all of the modeling and texturing, including tips and tricks like painting with layers in Blender 2.8, how to work with Photoshop files, combining procedural textures with hand painted textures in one [...]

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Remove texture tiling in Eevee with Anti-tile [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:40

Thatimst3r writes: Texture tiling can get really annoying, especially for large textured objects. This is where the Anti-tile Addon can help! I have just released a new update for Blender 2.8 + Eevee so that now you can remove texture tiling in real-time. No rendering required! The add-on is 100% procedural and super easy to [...]

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Goodnight Claire - Blender 2.8 development test

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 06:35

A little word of warning: Daniel Bystedt's latest project is a bit disturbing, but boy does it look amazing! Created in open source and free software Blender. Support the Blenders development by donating to the development fund. Computer setup: CPU: i7-8700, 3.8 GHz RAM: 16 GB GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Rendered with Blender 2.8's [...]

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Fantasy Game Weapon: Warhammer - Blender 2.79 Tutorial #01

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 04:30

25games writes: I was asked to create a fantasy weapon tutorial. The 3d asset and the design is for our game Kordex, which is currently under construction. Our whole world is build up on a special energy crystal system. This is the reason why the design is like this. If you are interested to model [...]

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Hilda S01 Opening : Fanart Remake In Blender 2.8 Grease Pencil

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 02:25

Here's an amazing demonstration of Grease Pencil by Blender user 曹連澤. Announcement : I also use another program for coloring and editing , and I didn't redraw any background image.

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Meetup: Blender Institute, Amsterdam, December 1

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 00:20

studioBaron writes: Come together in the Official Blender Institute. Saturday, December 1, 2018 Places are limited so if you plan to come, please sign up through the meetup page. More details and topics will follow soon on the meetup page. See you there!

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