Media Technology News

Model Download: Rigged cartoon car

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:24
Racoon Media has published a nifty rigged cartoon car model, and describes the creation proces in detail. This is my first ever rig.Its a very simple but functional one. The wheels spin automatically in the direction of motion when the rig-cage on layer to is moved on its X axis. The steering wheel and front [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Modeling Exercise - Microphone

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 02:56
Chris Plush writes: Check out a new tutorial on modeling that tricky wire cage at the top of a microphone!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Gooseberry Weekly, October 17

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 23:56
The Gooseberry team discusses their progress during their weekly meeting. Good news is that our script now is FROZEN! Casting started as well, and there’s a new animatic in progress, which is WIP still – but already in Blender Cloud for our supporters. We reached the limits of where storyboard/animatic could be improved further, better [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.72a released

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:21
Blender 2.72a, the bug fix release for 2.72, is now available for download. See the list of bug fixes for full details of this release.  
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Weekend Contest: Golden Days

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:00
Klamauk's was the winner of the last weekend contest with his work 'Taxi Driver'. For this weekend, he picked 'Golden Days'. Im thinking about something like golden days, because autum is coming. But i dont really know if its an suitable theme.Golden leaves, last warm sun rays over the hills, a computer running blender while [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Master 3D hair and fur in Blender

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 07:45
Okay, to the 'Simulate Bear' function wasn't actually real, but this tutorial by Gleb is! Learn how to make furry goodness. Hair simulation in Blender can be pretty diverse, but what’s the best way to create an old, worn-out look using a particle system? 3D Artist contributor Gleb Alexandrov talks you through the process in [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Model Download: Miniature House

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 05:15
A cute miniature architecture model by alverhothasi. Here is Clean and simply mini architectural design interior , it's not really perfect, but hope you like it guys :)
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

KVR u-he Synth Bundle Giveaway Winner Announced - Wins ACE, Bazille, Diva & Zebra

Audio Freeware - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 05:04
Congratulations to Mark Twine from the UK who has been selected as the winner of the recent u-he Synth Bundle Giveaway here on KVR Audio! Mark wins the fantastic collection of u-he synths worth [Read More]

Samodiva - animated character concept

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 03:15
Ignilibrium has posted a very nice character animation using a combination of 2D and 3D. It's been some time since I last posted here guys. I did a project I had in mind for some time. I wanted to draw a character concept art, and then animate it as a motion graphic in Blender. Most of [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

[non-Blender] Slow-mo scene from X-men: Days of Future Past

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 01:38
Here's a great look behind the scenes of what I thought was one of the coolest scenes in the new X-Men movie.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Klevgränd Produktion releases Vandelay Multiband Echo Device for Mac AU (free) and iPad

Audio Freeware - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 23:59
Klevgränd Produktion has announced the release of Vandelay, a new multiband echo Audio Unit plug-in for Mac OS X and app for iPad. With three separate delays in three frequency regions, Vandelay [Read More]

Walking City

Blender 3D News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 23:35
The character animation in this video by Nelson is a little rough, but I really like the visuals and the concept of his work. My first short animation I am from South America Chile , and I really like this software , I have been studying for a long using tutorials on the internet . I would like to make [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Shattered Glass Audio updates SGA1566 to v1.0.6

Audio Freeware - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 14:07
Shattered Glass Audio has updated its SGA1566 plug-in to version 1.0.6. Changes: Improved oversampling. [Read More]

Shattered Glass Audio updates SGA1566 to Version 1.0.6

Audio Freeware - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 14:07
Shattered Glass Audio has updated its SGA1566 plug-in to version 1.0.6. Changes: Improved oversampling. [Read More]

Understanding Composition

Blender 3D News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:30
Learn all about the importance of composition in this new Blender Guru tutorial. It took me 8 years to learn this the hard way: that Understanding Composition is one of the most important things you can learn as a CG artist. And yet almost no one in the CG field is teaching it. Which is [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Orange Free Sounds releases "Halloween Orange Scary Sounds"

Audio Freeware - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:37
Orange Free Sounds has released Halloween Orange Scary Sounds, a collection of free scary sounds. Halloween Orange Free Sounds is a collection of sounds and themes you can use for Halloween (or [Read More]

Project Monkaa Teaser

Blender 3D News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 05:35
Project Monkaa is a 5 minutes short animated movie, entirely made with Blender and GIMP and other Free/Open Software programs. It is produced by Weybec and will be published by the Blender Institute on the Blender Cloud on October 22. "Monkaa is a blue furred, pink faced monkey who consumes a crystallized meteorite, which makes [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Short Film: Pique Tico

Blender 3D News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 02:16
Bernardo Alfaro Hidalgo and Juan Pablo Solís Gutiérrez from Costa Rica created this short film for their graduation project. Hello Blender Community. I´m glad to show you our work. We´ve been working on a short film for about 2 years, sadly we weren't in time for the Suzanne Awards. I hope you enjoy this brief [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.71-2.72 development visualization

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 23:01
This video by Sinestesia Studio visualizes the commits of Blender 2.71 and 2.72. Ever wondered how much work really went into a Blender release? Now you can see it! This is a visualization of development between 2.71-2.72 created with Gource. I saw World of Gnome do a Gource vis like this a few weeks ago, [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Los Angeles Westside Blender Meetup

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:38
Blenderheads in Los Angeles are meeting this Saturday! Stirling Goetz writes: The Los Angeles Westside Blender MeetUp Group (LA.Blend) is meeting this Saturday, October 18th at our usual venue in Santa Monica. Join us and meet your fellow LA Blenderheads. Session Agenda (subject to change): Time-lapse Animation Using HDRI Sequence Environment Maps Using Blender for [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation