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Cartoonizing with Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 06:15

Here's a fantastic collection of portraits done in Blender! jawcooney writes: Artist Lance Phan creates cartoon portraits from various folks as continued sculpting practice in blender. Here's a behind the scenes he posted, and more of his work is on his instagram account.

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How to add Camera Shake

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 04:10

Darkfall writes: In this tutorial, I will show you how you can easily add some "Camera Shake" to your videos. If you have followed along with the "Star Wars style hyperspace jump VFX" tutorial, then we can now complete the effect with a "charging up" and Camera shake.

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab this week

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 02:15

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! Which one is your favourite? hearowarz_Izanami by bluetorch on Sketchfab Birthday Panda by Julien Kaspar on Sketchfab Hyperion W.I.P ( Team Collab ) by Nihal Rahman on Sketchfab [...]

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Cyber Monday: 50% discount on Blender Cloud [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 02:05

If you've been hesitating to subscribe to the Blender Cloud, then maybe this offer will help you decide: get 50% off the first three months now - so that's just €/$ 15 for three months! And of course you'd be helping the Blender Institute continue to create awesome Blender content. The offer is valid only [...]

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The Homemade VFX in Lights Out

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 00:08

David F. Sandberg is back with another production video of his short 'Lights Out' (see his first 'behind the scenes' here). Even though he has hired a professional VFX company, he enjoys handling some of the simpler effects himself - with Blender. This video contains a ton of useful tips, well worth watching!

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Modeling Grip Ridges - Topology Guides

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 13:27

Here's a very short and simple tutorial on how to model a shape that you may find many uses for. Johnson Martin writes: This shape is pretty simple. but a useful one if your modeling mechanical or sci-fi things with grips or ridges. So let's get to it!

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How to stabilize a video with Blender

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 10:25

jayanam writes: In this tutorial I show how to stabilize a video using Blender 2D stabilization and the compositor.

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Image: Robo-ant 018

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 08:20

Feral_man writes: My last finished project "Robo-ant 018". I want him to look like the engineer. The story of his life about repairing and build mechanics. But through his work, he becomes a hermit. Now he tries to find who he is. That's why I show him climb the rocks, searching for adventure.

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Blender Market: 25% off selected products [$]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 06:15

The Blender Market is currently running a large Cyber Monday compaign - until tomorrow, a large selection of products has a 25 discount.

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The art of Henri Castillac

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 04:10

Henri is a freelancer from Paris and creates beautiful scenes with a historic touch in Blender and Photoshop.

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'Watson and the cats' printed [$]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 02:07

Buy a posted by Lucas Falcao and get the .blend file. Lucas writes: Hi everyone! I'm starting selling my first printed artwork and if you would like to get one of these prints, you can buy through the links below. Or if you live in Brazil, you can contact me and buy directly with me [...]

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Tutorial: How to Make an Igloo

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/26/2016 - 03:53

BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! In this video, I show you how to model an igloo inside of Blender. It is very simple. We will be using a few modifiers to create the bricks, and help them keep their rounded shape. I'll also be showing you guys how to create the snow material for the igloo [...]

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Asset Sketcher 1.0 adds external libraries, categories and more [$]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/26/2016 - 00:00

ndee writes: Hi, I am happy to let you know Asset Sketcher 1.0 is now released. It is a complete rewrite and introduces some awesome new key features: New Scale Mode (This lets you add Objects and directly manipulate size and rotation by dragging your mouse) Asset Categories (Better organize your assets) External Lib Support [...]

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L2S 3d printer Kickstarter, Blender used in production.

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:52

This is the first time I've seen a 3D printed animation. A very cool project by massey. Hi all, I recently finished a video for CaltDynamics, A new startup company in Ireland. It is for their Kickstarter video for the new L2S 3d printer. I scanned Ross once using a 3DSystems sense scanner and (heavily) [...]

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Image: Nixie Tubes

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 08:20

Brilliant artwork by Daniel Crane. I love the detail and warmth in this image. A Nixie Tube is a type of cold cathode that contains a wire mesh anode and multiple cathodes that display different numerals when an electric charge is applied. Also they look really cool and remind me of old timey science labs.

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Blender compositing with animations: Basic steps

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 06:15

jayanam writes: In this video I want to show the basic steps for creating a composition with animated 3d objects and video footage to give you a kind of guideline where to start and which tasks are included.

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Free e-book: Blender 2.5 Materials and Textures Cookbook

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 04:56

Packt publishing is offering a free copy of Colin Litster's Materials Cookbook. It may be for 2.5, but I think you should be able to pick up an idea or two from it. But be quick: this offer is only valid today! Blender 2.5 is one of the most usable 3D suites available. Its material [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Psychic Modulation Black Friday "Construct" Drum Machine Giveaway (Free)

Audio Freeware - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 18:07
Psychic Modulation's Construct VST Drum Machine and Constructors Ableton Live Pack will be available for free download from now through Black Friday weekend. Construct is a drum machine plugin [Read More]

Scrolling Text / Typewriter Effect

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 14:35

Darkfall writes: In this Tutorial, I show you how to create the Scrolling Text / Typewriter Effect. Since this version of Blender no longer has the typewriter add on and instead of installing it again, I decided to use the build modifier. With a few adjustments the build modifier worked out just fine.

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How to organize Blender 3D Projects

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 12:30

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In order to work focused and efficiently, to prevent a total creative chaos and not to jeopardize the completion of your project, you need to establish a decent file and folder structure. That is why in this video tutorial you will learn how to keep track of your files by [...]

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