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Spiral Sci-Fi Tunnel Animation in Blender 2.9 (Corkscrew VJ Loop Tutorial)

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 06:50

nebmotion writes: In this 3D animation tutorial I will show you how to recreate this spiral Sci-Fi tunnel animation. The corkscrew effect is easy to replicate and the tutorial is beginner friendly. These techniques are relatively simple and should help any beginner who is learning the basics of Blender animation.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Using AE2Blend

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 04:45

Stefano SottoZen writes: Hi everyone, I made this video (not sponsored) because I simply love this great Plugin. I am not a huge fan of the internal Blender tracking engine. I know that it works and I used it many times but this process is so much easier and faster in Adobe After Effects. AE2Blend [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

GSoC 2020 Overview: Liquid Simulation Display Options

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 02:40

Sriharsha Kotcharlakot’s GSoC project, Liquid Simulation Display Options, was mentored by Sebastián Barschkis and Jacques Lucke. This project aimed to add more informative display options for fluid simulations in the viewport’s Workbench engine. Sriharsha managed to implement, among other things: -Flag Grid Display, here seen with gridlines: -Vector Display, with MAC grid visualization options for [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Upgrade or spend $300 on Blender Addons?

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 00:35

OnlineRender writes: A lot of users are contemplating on switching software and using Blender as their main tool ... if you have an update budget here's a quick guide on tools you should buy.  

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Animating Wrinkles With Cloth Simulation!

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 22:30

Dikko writes: This is an upload from my Twitch segment which is all about experimenting with 3D stuff in Blender! The goal is to try and make something super cool within 60 minutes. Today we added some dynamic skin animation to this dinosaur, and I must say, I think the result is pretty kickass. I [...]

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Reel: Julien Herbey

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 13:05

Julien writes: Here is my personal Blender 2.8x - 2.9 alpha CGI Animation Reel (Vehicles, Planes, Car, Ship & mechanical). In addition, I use substance painter to create the PBR textures and After Effects for compositing and grading. Contact Mail: julienh.vfx@gmail.com Portfolio: https://www.artstation.com/julienherbey Workflow Assets modeled, UV UDIM unwrapped, animated & rendered on Blender Assets [...]

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"Release the Hurricane" || 3D Blender Teaser

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 11:00

DanielVesterbaek writes: "In the middle of the hurricane, you will find silence" - But only until you push the 'start engine' button. Then you will have 640 pure, Italian horse power shouting at you. A massive V10, with an upgraded look (like the normal Huracán was not enough) and an exotic interior..... - which I [...]

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BlenderKit add-on new features in Blender 2.90

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 08:55

Vilém Duha writes: Blender 2.90 is already out, and we wanted to share with You some improvements that we managed to get into the new version of the BlenderKit add-on: Perpendicular snap (in import settings) improves snapping to sloped surfaces or ceilings. Useful for trees on slopes/chandeliers under curved ceilings and others. UI was reorganized [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

2 Player Chaos in Blender - New Mixer Addon

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 06:50

Haha this is something different. What happens when 2 guys collaboratively model a donut in Blender using the new Mixer add-on? Mayhem! Oby_1 writes: CGsky and I wanted to push the new Blender Mixer addon (By Ubisoft) - see if we could make good o'l donuts in "coop'' mode. Turned out to be one of [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Best of Blender Artists: 2020, week 37

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 05:12

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. Indoor cat  2020 sux, i’m going to the Beach  Simit & Tea  I’m a unicorn!  Morning in the garden  Apocalypse  Moss Study  Cliff House  Abandoned [...]

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Better than FILMIC??

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 02:40

Koumis writes: I'll show you how we quickly I did color correction back in the day when i used to work in television. But is it better than filmic? I think so.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

New YouTube Show: Blender Sci-Fi Blitz premieres this Sunday [promoted]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 01:04

pavla writes: Sticky for 2 days pls ;) 60 minutes, no add-ons, no assets, no prep time: CG Cookie premieres a new YouTube show this Sunday! Chris Bailey tackles a sci-fi theme (which you can now vote on) and has to create a Blender image...within 60 minutes. This is a new bi-weekly show, coming to [...]

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Blender 2.91 gets new search with fuzzy matching

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 00:35

Another day, another new feature drops in Blender 2.91, this time in the form of a power-up for Blender’s search functionality, which now has fuzzy matching! SLOPPY TYPERS UNITE! ? Don't remember how to spell Subsurface Scattering? Simply type "sss"! This new search in Blender will change your life. https://t.co/EvnYCPLz9r #b3d #devfund — Blender.Today (@BlenderToday) [...]

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Blender Texturing Tutorial: Curvature Baking

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 22:30

jayanam writes: In this part of the Blender 2.9 high poly to low poly texturing tutorial I show you how to bake the curvature of the high poly to the low poly mesh.  

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

100+ Tips to Boost Modeling in Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 13:05

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone, in my new video I share over 100 modeling related tips for Blender. Enjoy! ~Zach  

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to use the Blender Graph Editor (Useful Tips Video)

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 11:00

pavla writes: In this video, we'll cover the essential hotkeys you need to know - mainly, how to insert a keyframe, how to select a keyframe, and how to control the viewport visibility (all the stuff you want to see in the graph editor).  

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Mindhunter Sony TC 510 2 Tape Recorder

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 08:55

My name is Borys Kępczyński. At the time of writing this, I am attending the second stage of architecture studies in Wroclaw, Poland. I’ve dabbled in 3D since the beginning of my studies 4 years ago. At first, I mainly used Sketchup and AutoCAD for basic representations of my architectural ideas. Somehow during one of [...]

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FrozenPlain releases Music Box Suite VST/AU - free and comprehensive $25 versions

Audio Freeware - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 08:12


FrozenPlain has released Music Box Suite, a VST/AU instrument capable of producing both realistic music box sounds, and intriguing sound design. It has been released as 2 different versions....

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September Behind the Scenes Sponsor: Qarnot Computing

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 07:36

We’re happy to announce that Qarnot Computing is sponsoring our Behind the Scenes series this month. With Qarnot’s help, we can continue to interview the best Blender artists, providing space for them to share their work and knowledge with the Blender community. Qarnot Computing provides a unique and smart approach to cloud computing by using [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

This is how I made the intro for Zerkaa Thursday!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 06:50

mv.artz writes: I'm super excited to share this recent project I worked on. In this video, I’ll be showing you how I made the animated video intro for Zerkaa Thursday. Zerkaa is one of the seven Sidemen, a collective of YouTubers. Each member has millions of subscribers on their individual channels. As of this year, [...]

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