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Sketchfab Sculpting Challenge: Digital Pumpkin Carving

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 06:15

Download a 3D scan of a pumpkin and carve away! Wacom is sponsoring $500 in hardware in this Sketchfab Halloween challenge. Halloween is fast approaching, so it’s time to bring out the pumpkins and carve your Jack-o’-lantern! We’re super excited to have Wacom’s support for this challenge – they’re providing several Intuos tablets as well [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Stone Voices updates PolyGAS to v2.4

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 05:34
Stone Voices has updated PolyGAS (Polyphonic Granular Advanced Synthesizer) to v2.4 featuring important improvements. Here's what they say: "It would be desirable to put the end to a problem [Read More]

Bcon2017 – some advice

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 04:10

Luciano Muñoz shares some practical tips for your stay at the Blender Conference - from where to stay to how to plan your time. Hey everyone!, is that time of the year again, and I’m glad that for the third time (and second in a row) I’ll be attending the Blender Conference to watch talks, [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 42

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 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! HoloTech Bench by toomanydemons on Sketchfab Hannibal Lecter by graft on Sketchfab YusukeUrameshi by JunSkywa1ker on Sketchfab Batgirl by slowpoke on Sketchfab Dragon Lowpoly by Fabian Orrego on [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Animate Character Eye Blinks

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 00:00

Kip writes: Hey everyone! I am an animator and I’d like to share my experience with animation in Blender. This is my first tutorial to learn how to animate Eye Blinks in Blender. I am planning on making other tutorial in the future. So if you have any feedbacks or advices it would be very [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender PDX Meetup: Oct 21

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:41

Jenuvyel writes: We are honored to have Sam Brubaker volunteer a workshop on color theory as it applies to Blender’s newly integrated Filmic feature. You will not want to miss this! Sam has made a dotBlend file especially for you to experience a more effective and interactive presentation. If your email address is not in [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial - Spartan Helmet: PBR materials with low poly assets

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 07:07

gabbitt writes: This is the workflow I use for creating PBR materials for low poly assets. I was particularly interested in experimenting more with the roughness/glossy map with texture paint tools. Let me know if you have a different workflow I would love to hear peoples ideas.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Model Download: Realistic keys

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 04:10

lucasfalcao writes: Hi everyone, this is a small study I did with the new principled shader and procedural texturing, that I decide to share the blend file with the community. Hope you enjoy! :) Free download at my Gumroad page.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

VCV Rack v0.4.0 released

Audio Freeware - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:20
The largest update to the virtual Eurorack DAW yet has been released with VCV Rack v0.4.0. Here are a few changes: Cables can now stack on output ports. Added sub-menus for each plugin and scrollable [Read More]

How to create an Energy Flow Effect on any object

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:05

JoshuaAutumn writes: In this tutorial, you'' learn how to create an energy flow/aura effect onto any object in Blender. A pretty simple node set up that you can use to add to your object's material. This trick can be used for text effects (intros maybe), a sword with energy flow, planet effects, etc.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Art of Tommy Scheumann

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:09

Enjoy the work of Tommy Scheumann from Germany.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BUG Paris: Export for the Web, November 4

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 13:03

e5dy writes: For this 63rd meeting of the BUG Paris, Jonathan Giroux (aka Koltes) and Leon Denise will present their work on the realization of demo thanks to Blender and export in HTML5. You can already download the export addons from blender to javascript made by Koltes here and here, and see Leon's demo below [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Autodafe updates Modules Pack and Drum Kit for VCV Rack

Audio Freeware - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:37
Autodafe has updated its Modules Pack and Drum Kit for VCV Rack, for PC/Mac/Linux. Changes: Compatibility with VCV Rack 0.4.0. New Formant Filter Module. New Multimode Filter Module. Download [Read More]

DIY Motion Capture Studio for Blender

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 08:25

Grant Wilk writes: Hey everyone! Ever wanted to try out motion capture but haven't had the time, space, or funds to set up a $4,000 motion capture rig? Well, you can, and it's ridiculously easy, affordable, and space concious. If you don't already know me, my name is Grant and I'm the host of a [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Speed modeling: Blender isometric low poly kitchen

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 03:30

jayanam writes: This is a speed design and modeling video for creating a low poly kitchen with Blender 2.79 and Cycles renderer.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sonus Dept. releases Sonus Modular - Free Modules for VCV Rack

Audio Freeware - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 02:45
Sonus Dept. has released Sonus Modular, a pack featuring 7 modules for VCV Rack. The modules included are: Bymidside: MS (mid-side) encoder. Deathcrush: distorsion and bitcrusher. Multimulti: [Read More]

Sonus Dept. releases Sonus Modular, free modules for VCV Rack

Audio Freeware - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 02:45
Sonus Dept. has released Sonus Modular, a pack featuring 7 modules for VCV Rack. The modules included are: Bymidside: MS (mid-side) encoder. Deathcrush: distorsion and bitcrusher. Multimulti: [Read More]

Panca The Son of Java Island

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:01

Yuditya Afandi writes: Hi there, I want to share my latest work: "Panca" The Son of Java Island. Original character by Yuditya Afandi. For DXC character design challenge. Studio/Client: Original Character, Fantasy Textures Resource: Poliigon. Tasks: Modelling Sculpting Texturing Shading Rendering Animation When: October 2017   Comment: Panca, The Son of Java Island. My new [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

LA Blender Night Tickets, Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:35

Andrew Price is hosting a Blender Night in LA this weekend. Come hang out with Andrew Price and meet other Blender users in LA! Whether you're a Blender newbie or a pro, it's fun to meet other users. The night will include: Pizza Drinks (soda) A 60-min Blender competition with prizes (bring your laptop to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Full Bucket Music releases free FB-3300 Synthesizer for Windows and macOS

Audio Freeware - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:27
Full Bucket Music has released FB-3300, a free software instrument for Microsoft Windows (VST) and Apple macOS (VST/AU) simulating the Korg PS-3300 Polyphonic Synthesizer from 1977. It is written [Read More]

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