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Blender Market: Space Tree Pro gives you full control over trees

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:07
Unlike tree add-ons like Sapling, Space Tree Pro by Michael Anders allows you to shape your trees. Simply create blocking objects in their environment or draw shapes with a grease pencil. It looks amazing. I am happy to announce that my new tree add-on, Space Tree Pro, is available on Blender Market. It's a logical [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Quick Tip: Shader Node Group

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:40
CG Cookie shared this quick tip on Facebook: Are you taking advantage of Blender’s shader group node? Grouping consolidates complex networks into a single node which can be reused, tweaked, or added to other projects. Taking the time to setup intuitive input sockets is well worth the additional effort! How can you create a shader [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Soundhack releases Freesound Bundle v0.91 Beta for Mac VST & AU

Audio Freeware - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 06:56
Soundhack has released Mac OS X VST and Audio Unit beta versions of the Soundhack Freesound bundle (Confusingly this seems to be labelled at v0.91 and V9.01). The bundle consists of: ++decimate: [Read More]

Novation updates Automap to v4.9

Audio Freeware - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 06:50
Novation has updated Automap to v4.9. Automap Release Notes: Now detects Cubase 8 and Nuendo 7 (Win and Mac). Fixed conflict with Launchpad MK2 and Launchpad Pro. Please note Automap has no native [Read More]

Gooseberry Weekly #44: June 19, 2015

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 06:30
Join the Gooseberry team for their latest project update! Elysia Brenner writes: Here are your highlights for the penultimate weekly livecast of the Project Gooseberry Cosmos Laundromat pilot production. The animations and sims are almost finalized and the final renders are in the making. Plus, there’s a new and improved edit of the film with [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Audible Genius releases Syntorial for iPad - Synthesizer Training App

Audio Freeware - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 06:07
Audible Genius has announced that Syntorial, the synthesizer training app that teaches synth programming and sound design, is now available for iPad. The iPad app brings the same synth lessons [Read More]

How to Add camera shake to your Game

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 04:20
John Hamilton writes: How to create camera shake for your Games - this can be used for thing like explosions earthquakes and more Find more tutorials on blenderreal.com/
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Matthieu Brucher updates free Audio Toolkit to v0.6.0 and releases ATKStereCompressor v1.0.0

Audio Freeware - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 03:14
Matthieu Brucher has announced the release of ATKSteroCompressor, a free and Open Source dual channel compressor plug-in for 64-bit Mac OS X (10.8 minimum) and Windows (32 and 64-bit) in VST2, [Read More]

Blender camera tracking to Blackmagic Fusion

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 02:10
Valdemir Pedro da Silva writes: We use Blender to track a video to Blackmagic Fusion. Blender is a useful tool in our pipeline...
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The MoonMan Chronicles, Teaser Trailer 2

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:00
Johannes Steidele's 'MoonMan Chronicles' looks promising! Hi all, About time to bring you the next teaser trailer for the MoonMan Chronicles. Quite a bit of work went into this one, but there's more on the way. It's an open movie project, which I tackle on my own for now. Sub and like if you want [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Virtual Analogy updates Paraphrasis on Mac to v1.0.3

Audio Freeware - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 13:11
Virtual Analogy has updated Paraphrasis, an open source spectral resynthesis synthesizer to version 1.0.3. Among other things this has changed: Synthesise engine was highly optimised. Crashes [Read More]

Virtual Analogy updates Paraphrasis on Mac to 1.0.3

Audio Freeware - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 13:11
Virtual Analogy has updated Paraphrasis, an open source spectral resynthesis synthesizer to version 1.0.3. Among other things this has changed: Synthesise engine was highly optimised. Crashes [Read More]

Blender Quick Tip: Randomize Transform

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 13:05
Easily add some chaos to your scenes with this new quick tip by the AgenzasBrothers! #b3d #tip: Randomize Transform A) select all objects B) adjust settings in tool shelf C) randomized model by Chocofur pic.twitter.com/dummHLci8O — AgenZasBrothers (@AgenZasBrothers) June 24, 2015
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Port Stephens Commercial

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 10:50
A romantic video about a recycling bin? Here you go :) Stefan Wernik writes: Everyone likes a love story, especially one that blooms over a recycling bin. A new TVC for Port Stephens Council. We work hard to achieve a mix of 2D and 3D in many of our projects. A lot of our influences [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Download: Material Pack

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 08:40
Addicted to CG is offering a free pack of 20 Cycles materials. So this material pack includes 20 materials which are easily adjustable as they are all in groups at which you can tweak the settings to fit your needs. These materials are all used for cycles so make sure that you are using the [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Review: Anna rig

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 06:30
Alimayo Arango explores the Anna rig on the Blender Market. Read more BlenderNation reviews here. Introduction The Anna rig is a cartoon style character rig that can be used to quickly and efficiently create animated scenes. Description The Anna rig is a rig from the CGCookie marketplace from creator Artell. The rig controls allow quick, [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Running Blender From The Command Line

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 04:20
It's good to have a reminder from time to time that you can run Blender from the command line or from scripts. This makes it a super powerful tool in automated pipelines, like webservers. John Roper writes: For new users, running Blender from the command line could seem pointless. Why would you want to? Although [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

A New Source For Textures

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 02:10
Episcura offers HDRI images - while it is a paid service, a free account allows you to download up to 15MB/day. Chris Sikkenga writes: episcura.com was born out of necessity. Textures available at stock sites are not affordable. HDR images are very expensive. A few CG artists decided to rectify the situation and created this [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

[non-Blender] An informative and humorous interview with Ed Catmull, President of Pixar

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:01
Nick Vasquez writes: In a series called "Revolutionaries" The Computer History Museum interviews pioneers in the tech industry: Here they present an interview with Ed Catmull, Co-founder of Pixar and current President of Walt Disney / Pixar Animation Studios, (Does the name sound familiar? Think catmull-clark subdivision surface). Ed Catmull is a true pioneer in [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blend4Web adds a new normal editor

Blender 3D News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 06:20
The Blend4Web Team writes: The new normal editor will be included in the upcoming 15.06 release of Blend4Web, which will be come out later this month. The editor's interface has been changed significantly to improve usability. We made it possible to use this awesome tool not only for creating Blend4Web content, but also for general [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

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