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VCV releases Rack 0.6.2

Audio Freeware - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 03:02
VCV Rack 0.6.2, the open-source virtual modular synthesizer, has been released with the following new features: Added module presets. Added command line arguments for setting Rack directories. [Read More]

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 29

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 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! Rank 3 Police Unit by nikvili on Sketchfab The Bird's Room by Curlscurly on Sketchfab Floating in Space: Sam by Kathy Diaz on Sketchfab Adventures of Space Dolphin [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Why a render farm matters

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:00

Jamesy writes: Often the time taken to render a project can come to dictate the end result. Deadlines demand a result, and perhaps not the best results in the eyes of the artist. In this short article we talk about distributed rendering, how its not just faster, but gives you more flexibility in terms of [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Timelapse: Old Clock

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 22:01

acvarium writes: The last few weeks I didn't have enough time to have fun with Blender. The video, that you will see, is just the beginning of the work on the scene. This old, vintage table clock will be in the center of the composition, on the dusty shelf with spider webs and scratches. That [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial: Magical Liquid VFX

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 09:11

Darkfall writes: In this video, we look at adding some kind of Magical Liquid to a Movie clip: There are a number of things we need to do in order to achieve this effect. For the liquid I will be using a video of some Particles (link below) or you can use your own video [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Basics Course got an Update

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:30

pavla writes: CG Cookie's most popular Blender course just got updated. As always, it covers you everything you need to know in order to start using Blender like a boss...in 45 minutes. Whether you're totally new to Blender or want to refresh the fundamentals, this is a quick way to get up to speed with [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Free add-on: NLA Additive Animation Layers

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 09:10

Edtion writes: This free add-on adds Additive Animation Layers to Blender, using the NLA Editor. What layers allow you to do, is create simple "offset" animations on top of previous animations. Without using layers, if you want to make changes to an animation, you would have to repeat changes for almost all the keyframes Here's [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Eevee for interior design

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:02

hilth writes: Recently I start to try blender 2.8 and it is AMAZING! I just love the real time engine Eevee. It is really powerful.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

UI & Viewport Updates! - Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:00

Pablo is back with his weekly overview of the progress of Blender 2.8! Popovers makeovers! And a bunch of new little features for the 3D Viewport.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Low Poly Terrain Modeling

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:33

jayanam writes: In this short Blender tutorial I show you how to create Low Poly Terrain parts that you can use in your games as assets.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

| Tutorial | How to create textures for hand-painted eyes in Blender

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:25

Eric writes: A quick piece of eye hand painted tutorial I made in Blender. Eyes are the hardest part of the facial feature, hopefully you guys can comprehend the basics of painting eyes in Blender through my tutorial.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender VR at the INDIs: Leeds, July 20th.

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 07:20

mdewanchand writes: Checkout the Blender VR workshop at the INDIs organised by Leeds Film City. Tom from 3Dami and Monique from B3D101 and At Mind will be giving a workshop on how to create your own 3D models and animations used in VR. More information can be found here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Video - Customizable furniture

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 05:15

Julien Flament writes: I have been contacted by a seller of furnitures and they can customize the size of each furnitures they sell. So they wanted a short video about the customization to promote their services on Facebook. They gave me the plan of many possibilities for 2 furnitures and I started to build them [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Timelapse: Abstract Cubes

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 00:50

BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! I recently started a contest this month where creators must use the default cube to create a unique render. The main rule is that the shape of the cube cannot be manipulated in edit mode or by sculpting. I decided to do a few of my own renders and I wanted [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Improve your Wireframe Renders in Blender! - CGC Weekly #15

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:46

pavla writes: Wireframe renders are crucial for showing off your modeling abilities to the world, so they have to be flawless. In this episode of CGC Weeklies, we'll look at a few ways you can make your wireframe renders amazingly appealing!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender VFX: Working in Scene Referred Space

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:25

Paul Chambers writes: Working in Scene Referred Space in a compositing or rendering environment computes the behavior of light in a color range that is not limited to our display, but rather – as the name implies – is relative to the scene. There are two critical benefits to working this way. First, matching imported [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Photorealistic eye generator 1.0 [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 07:20

Cesar Salcedo's Photorealistic eye generator creates amazingly realistic results. Get it at a 50% discount now with code PEG50PDIT2FM. Do you have problems getting unique eyes for each of your characters? Do you want an eye of photorealistic quality which can be used even in close proximity shots? Look no further, this is your product [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MAGIX releases new Music Maker - professional audio engine, true multicore support and numerous new loops and effects

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:15
MAGIX has announced the release of a new version of Music Maker. 23 years after the program was first released, Music Maker is now equipped with a brand new technology system. The high-performance [Read More]

14 Awesome Modeling Hacks in Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 05:15

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In my new video you will learn 14 useful modeling hacks for Blender 2.79. What is your favorite hack? Let me know in the comments! Enjoy! ~Zach

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

ocenaudio Audio Editor updated to v3.4.3

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 03:58
ocenaudio, the free audio editor application for macOS, Windows, and Linux, has been updated to v3.4.3. Changes in v3.4.3: Add selection edition directly on canvas. Add reading support for overflow [Read More]

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