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Stylish procedural countdown with Animation Nodes

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:35

Sergey Metelskiy writes: In this short tutorial I'll show you how to create fully procedural super-easy, fast, yet flexible stylish countdown, using Blender 2.8 and Animation Nodes 2.1

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 6

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 04:45

Every week, hundreds of artists share their work on the Blender Artists forum. I'm putting some of the best work in the spotlight in a weekly post here on BlenderNation. Revenge Lightsaber Lighthouse Bruce Wayne Stylized Realistic Portrait Caught you little thief Le Rue d’Automne Classroom Demon - sci-fi robot The wrong medium Steampunk Girl [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Dance MIDI Samples releases 'Ascension Factory Expansion 01'

Audio Freeware - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 03:05


Dance MIDI Samples have released Ascension Factory Expansion 01 for their Ascension synthesizer.

The free bank includes 80 new presets featuring basses, arps, pads, FX and leads,...

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Verge3D 2.10 is out! Now with VR and FPS controls [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 02:40

soft8soft writes: After 2 months of heavy development we are proud to present a new release of Verge3D for Blender. Among new features: Virtual Reality mode First-person camera controls Improved Blender 2.80 support Reworked tools for creating and updating apps Support for Refraction BSDF, Glass BSDF, and Wave Texture nodes Support for dynamic asset loading/unloading [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Robot Fight Trailer

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:35

Chosen One Media writes: Check out this quick trailer for a animation I am working on with Tonikoro Studios & Masterxeon1001. All rendering is in EeveE. Hope you enjoy!!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 160: Snap to orthographic view

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: You probably know the numpad keys switch the 3D views in Blender. But there's another way! This could be useful if you are working for example on a laptop that doesn't have a numpad on the keyboard. Find out how in this quick video...

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Art Spotlight: Ancient Temple

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:00

3D Environment and Prop Artist Jasmin Habezai-Fekri (aka curlscurly) shows us how she created her magical Ancient Temple model using Blender and ZBrush. I’m Jasmin Habezai-Fekri, a 3D environment and Prop Artist working in the Game Industry while going to university in Cologne. Currently I am freelancing for the game Slime Rancher by Monomi Park. [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

rncbc.org updates Qtractor to v0.9.4 - The Winter'19 beta release for Linux

Audio Freeware - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:00


rncbc.org has announced the release of Qtractor v0.9.4 as the Winter'19 Beta release for Linux.

Changes:
Drag-moving and copy-pasting existing clips, while over the main...

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Modeling and visualization a couch in Blender [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 08:55

A leather couch can be surprisingly complex. In this 16-part video training for both beginners and experienced Blender users, Sergey Blednykh shows you how to model, unwrap and texture it in Blender. Hello, my name is Sergey Blednykh. I d like to introduce you to my video course where I'll show you how to create [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Zacharias Reinhardt: My Blender 3D Art Progress in 14 Years

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 06:50

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hey everyone! I just released a new video, showing my progression as 3D Artist using Blender and Cinema 4D in 14 years (2004 - 2018). I also share some insights on how I started with Blender 15 years ago. Enjoy! ~Zach

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Warehouse Animation

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 04:45

moonman_pictures writes: Hey , I was commissioned to make a warehouse animation for Fixsus bvba back in April 2018 and it was finished around October 2018 (a lot of other stuff happened in the meantime). I've published an article about it with backstory, some tips and other information on the topic on my website now. [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Lighting Interiors with Eevee

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 02:40

Erik Selin writes: In this article, the goal is to outline the key points that we need to consider when dealing with lighting and reflections in EEVEE for interiors scenes. For cycles, we had the luxury of plug and play with an HDRI. A lot of the time that was enough to get good base [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 159: Bump maps or Normal maps?

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 22:29

Jan van den Hemel writes: Bump maps or Normal maps, what is the difference and which one should you use? I was wondering this myself for a long time, so I decided to investigate. Watch this short video to find out what I discovered...

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Thomas Mundt updates free LoudMax to v1.26 for Win, Mac, Linux and Winamp

Audio Freeware - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:14

Thomas Mundt has updated LoudMax to version 1.26 for Mac OS, Windows and Linux. The Winamp version has also been updated.

Changes:
Improved algorithm at high compression...

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Cloth Simulation in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:07

Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone! In this video, we’re going to be taking a look at different techniques for getting interesting surface detail with the cloth simulation features in Blender 2.8. The blend files that accompany this video can be downloaded for free from the link in the video description. Thanks for watching!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Summer Color

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 08:55

About Hi, my name is Alessio, alias Zale. I’m from Italy and I’m studying to become a 3D artist. I started to learn Blender three years ago, after I finished high school where I studied Computer Science, but I interrupted my studies to start working for a software house. While working there I continued to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

UVI releases UVI Portal - Downloading Desktop App

Audio Freeware - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 08:05


UVI has introduced UVI Portal, a new desktop app that lets you download, install, register, activate and update all your UVI products in a single, convenient location:
Download for...

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Blender won an ANNIE AWARD! Blender Today Live #48

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 06:30

Pablo writes: Lots of technical issues this week =( Sorry about that. Try just listening to it as a podcast. I will try my best so next week we have the best Blender Today episode ever.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tileable texture creation and EEVEE blending

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 04:24

Pierrick from p2design writes: Hi everyone, In this new tutorial I share tips and tricks to create an object based, stylised, tileable texture for game and I'll show you how to simulate heigh map blending as in Unity and Unreal engine so that you can test your texture quality. A french version will soon be [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Channel Robot releases SARP - free Kontakt-based arpeggiator instrument

Audio Freeware - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 03:06


Channel Robot has announced the availability of SARP, a free Kontakt-based arpeggiator instrument.

Here's what the say:

Sometimes its easier to just do rather than...

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