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New CrowdRender Beta Project Launched!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 09:00

After working on their distributed rendering software for 5 years, the CrowdRender team is now ready for their next step: scaling up their platform and making it super easy to access peer to peer shared computing resources. We're building our new and improved network render addon! If you want faster rendering for your animation or [...]

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12 Principles of Animation - in 3D

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:10

Kodochigov Vitaliy has illustrated the famous '12 Principles of Animation' in an animated 3D scene - made in Blender. Every animator knows these princes. I’m trying to demonstrate to each of them on the cube. This is my first animation on Sketchfab. I decided to make it maximum. As practice has shown, Sketchfab has processed [...]

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Hyderabad Blender User Group Meetup, May 20

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 02:05

sreenivas writes: Hello everyone! It was a great turnout for the last event, where we explored the basics of 3D and did an intro to Blender. This week we are going to explore the "basics of 3D modeling" and see how we can use blender to model assets for your games, VR experiences or 3D [...]

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Infected Mushroom and Polyverse release Wider - Free Stereo Effect Plug-in

Audio Freeware - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:00
Electronic duo Infected Mushroom and Polyverse have announced the release, for free, of Wider, which they describe as a unique stereo effect. Wider takes the stereo section from its sibling, [Read More]

How to Create 3D Text in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:01

Derek Elliott writes: Hello again, BlenderNation! This is a very quick and simple tutorial for those of you who want to know how to add text in Blender. This is for beginners but as always with my tutorials, there may be a tip hiding in there even for the advanced user! Please let me know [...]

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B-PDX's 19th May 2018 Meeting, 3-6pm

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:25

Jenuvyel writes: The Portland, Oregon Blender User Group (BlenderPDX) is holding its May meeting on the 19th. Seating is limited, but everyone is welcome to explore and share their experiences with Blender! We are completely free and open. We are very newb friendly, because we are all newbs. Bring any/all your works for share and [...]

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Technique behind the Cherry Tomatoes image

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:33

acvarium writes: I love 3d and love photography. But my work mostly composed with modeling and texturing for real-time rendering, such as games. It was a long time, since I worked on the project, that has to be just a beautiful image in the end. But I thought about that for some time. The night [...]

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Demo Reel made with Blender and Krita

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:32

TR writes: Hi Blenderheads! I'm so happy i finaly got my first reel together! So i thought i share this on my favorit Blender blog. Most of it (well everything exept the veeery last scene) was made with Blender and Krita. Some of the 2D animations are made with grease pencil (cant wait for 2.8!!!) [...]

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How to Model a Sci-Fi Door | 3D Low-Poly Game Modeling for Beginners

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 06:15

jsabbott writes: Welcome to the ninth tutorial of the 3D Low-Poly Game Modeling for Beginners series. In this tutorial we will be modeling a low-poly sci-fi door. The written tutorial can be found here.

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The Art of Stanislav von Syktyvkarian

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 04:10

Enjoy the work of Stanislav von Syktyvkarian, "Junior 3d Hokage" from Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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Blender 2.8 : 3D Cursor Update

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 02:05

The excitement about the new 3D cursor doesn't stop! Jayanam shows us how you can use the new rotation feature - I hadn't really understood these implications yet but they're super super useful! I just tried the new Blender 2.8 and saw they added an update for the 3D Cursor. Here is the video in [...]

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Blender Market Spring Sale - %25 Off!

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 23:23

You can now get over 400 products on the Blender Market at a 25% discount. If you wanted to get a copy of FLIP Fluids, RetopoFlow or any of the other packages in this sale - you have until Friday to get them.

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UVPackmaster: new efficient UV packing solution for Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:00

glukoz writes: We all know that the default Blender packing algorithm is far from being perfect. Other solutions may give better results, but either they don't integrate with Blender natively or they are written in Python so they are slow. That is the reason why the UVPackmaster add-on was created. The UVPackmaster is a new [...]

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New 3D Cursor & Armatures! - Blender Today Live

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:30

Join Pablo tonight at 9pm Amsterdam time for the new Blender Today Live! Pablo Vazquez writes: Time for the weekly round-up on the many additions to Blender 2.8! including a new 3D Cursor, new Armature drawing, UI improvements and so much more. Join the Live stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPiNIjRrbrg Also in Spanish - Español: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMfygjP0Ea0

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Blender developers meeting notes - 2018-05-14

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 09:00

Here are the notes from today’s 09 UTC (10 CET) meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Blender 2.80 Ton Roosendaal raise the question on when to merge to master. It is important for developers outside of Amsterdam to know when the merge happens. He will be sure this is discussed this week as part of discussing the [...]

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New 3D Cursor - Blender 2.8 Code Quest

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 07:28

I never even realised the 3D cursor was 2D! 😂 Seems like even the classic 3D Cursor is getting some love in Blender 2.8!

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Krotos Audio Giveaway Winner Announced

Audio Freeware - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 05:59
Congratulations to Aldo Gorga from Italy who won the recent Krotos Audio giveaway here at KVR. Aldo wins a software bundle valued at $1600 that includes Krotos Audio's Dehumaniser, the unique [Read More]

Blender Cast Modifier and Animations

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 05:10

jayanam writes: In this video tutorial I show how to use the cast modifier for a 3D animation of a metal ball falling into a rubber plate.

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 20

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 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! [Crypt of the NecroDancer] Cadence by BlueBead on Sketchfab Trisect Project - Chibi Still Scene A - Final by phrizee on Sketchfab Strelizia - Darling in the Franxx [...]

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A Salute to the Blender Game Engine

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 23:54

Wayward Art Company writes: I wanted to take a moment to thank all of the developers who created and maintained the Blender Game Engine for nearly 20 years! We can always look back fondly on it and continue to look forward to Blender's future.

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