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Jona Dinges creates 10 amazing low poly characters using Blender. My favorite is... dang it, hard to choose. Which one is yours? Artstation Link
Yanal Sosak writes: Texturing is a very fun process in character creation, in this video we will talk about how you should start learning texturing.
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Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! Our new Weekly CG Challenge #99, with the topic "Tiny Worlds" has started! If you are into digital art, 3d or 2d, then this is the perfect place for you, to improve your skills and win great prizes! We have a bunch of Blender related prizes, check out the list [...]
Yanal Sosak writes: In this video I will talk about a very important feature in Blender, which can be used for facial animation and correcting rigging issues.
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After a LONG break, Riven Phoenix is back with a new tutorial series! Here's his first part. Here is a new free online video series for beginner blender users I am working on where I will show how to create a high quality 3D character design from scratch without using any reference.. Here is the [...]
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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! Deserted Elementary School Hallway by Aurélien Martel on Sketchfab SPHINGE by pieriko on Sketchfab Low Poly Antartica Project by Coolblu on Sketchfab PWS 5t2 by Agnieszka on Sketchfab [...]
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Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Ton writes: 1) Blender 2.79 targets The targets list. Reviewing continued last week (for Denoise and OpenHMD), but there's no final result to mention. Meeting agrees we should really release early July (benefits SIGGRAPH promotion). That means early June testbuilds, and early May [...]
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I just came across Andrea Coppola's feature-packed PBR shader node. With SMART PBR PRO v. 1.2 you can finally: Create a complex material without worrying about the right node configuration. Have full material control with minimal effort. Take advantage of its easy and intuitive interface.
Guillaume SCHLATTER creates his first car model, and it looks amazing! The car design is beautiful, and the perspective he gave to the renders makes it shine. Artstation Link
And now for something completely different: David Ward created a music video for kids. Hey, I finally resurrected and finished a project I'd been playing with a couple of years ago; it's a fun little song about a submarine and life in the sea that I wrote and recorded myself. Check it out if you [...]
Yanal Sosak writes: In this YDT video I will talk about vertex groups, which is a very cool and important feature to learn.
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Alexandr Gluhachev creates an awesome station scene for the purpose of studying Substance Painter and Designer. He also provides the materials (in the link below). Artstation Link Materials Gumroad Link (Substance Painter Format)
A FANTASTIC abstract music video by S J Bennett, perfectly animated to the rhythm of the sound! RYGCBMK◯ (rig-bim-ko) is rhythmic abstract procedural animation: a two minute detour to a little place full of brightly coloured dancing shapes and sprightly retro electronic music. We hope you enjoy your stay. The visuals were created with varying [...]
Airborn Studios contributed to Blizzard's latest Overwatch event, Uprising. If you are interested in knowing how Blender was used, read below. Long ahead of her public debut in March, the latest Overwatch hero had stopped by in our studio. We gladly flexed out art muscles and crafted the first skin to made available for Orisa as [...]
Yanal Sosak writes: In this quick tip I will show you how to quickly control the subdivision of the whole scene in one go.
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Lex4art presents his realistic materials packs on the Blender Market. “Real Materials” is a series of texture-based ... materials for Cycles render. All 65 of them are based on hi-res textures (average size is 4K), have decent PBR implementation and friendly interface for tweaking (no need for knowledge of nodes - just apply material to [...]
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Here's a great entry level tutorial that will teach you how to model and texture a low-poly mushroom. Widhi Muttaqien writes: Assalamualaikum. My latest multi-part tutorial covers the basic of UV Unwrapping and texture painting in Blender I hope you guys enjoy it. Wassalamualaikum. Part 1: Modeling the mushroom model Part 2: UV unwrapping concept [...]
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Gnan Sai Reddy creates some nice abstract wallpapers. The choice of colors and the design is well done. He also made a mobile version wallpaper! Artstation Link