Media Technology News

Blender to Fusion integration in the works?

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 04:20
Gottfried Hofmann spotted an interesting comment in a magazine that seems to point to a Blender/Fusion integration. Following the news of Pixar people working on a Blender plug-in, is this the start of large companies actively working on Blender support for their products? The May issue of Digital Production features an interview with John Paul [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BeatSkillz releases Beatfactory Drums - Free Drum Plugin for Mac & Win VST & AU

Audio Freeware - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 03:17
Beatskillz has released Beatfactory Drums, a free Drum Kit Plugin for Mac OS X and Windows (32- & 64-bit versions). The UI is simple and straightforward featuring a volume fader and a pan [Read More]

Blender Game Engine: Animatable GLSL Material

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 02:10
Learn how to use Blender 2.75's new GLSL Material Animations in this tutorial by John Hamilton. GLSL materials can finally be animated. Let’s learn how to set it up The animatable material properties are: Diffuse color Diffuse intensity Specular color Specular intensity Hardness Emit Alpha Horizon color Ambient color Mist start Mist depth Mist minimum [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Image based modeling with almost true dimensions

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 00:00
Ilia Kurochkin uses open source photogrammetry software to reconstruct his studio in order to obtain the right dimensions and size ratios. Hello I want to show you quick tutorial how to setup modeling with almost true dimensions without manual measuring. This tutorial is designed for confident blender users. Hope you like it!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Developer Notes: July 12, 2015

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 11:05
Here are the notes from today's meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Ton writes: Hi all, Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. 1) Release targets for Blender 2.76 Planning According to schedule, we move to BCon3 today. That means that the release targets are defined, only what's agreed on and listed [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Mini Games in Real Life

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 02:10
Staying in line with yesterday's 'Space Invaders in real life', here's another geeky take on reality ;-) Gong Bao writes: Hi! NoobtownMonkeys here! This ShortFilm of our "Game Situations in Real Life" - Series has BlenderMade VFX in it! All CGI Animations like the scissors, the MonkeyCoin and the Bombs were done within Blender! The [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Interstellar Astronaut

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 00:00
Paulo Ricardo S. Ribeiro writes: Hi! This is a new work I did for composing my portfolio. It is an astronaut based on the concept of the movie "Interstellar". =]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

A Collection of Brazilian Portuguese Blender Tutorials

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 13:00
Allan Brito presents his collection of (paid for) Blender tutorials. In the past five years I have been working to create a collection of training courses in Brazilian Portuguese for all the users asked me about learning opportunities with Blender. I started the project called EAD - Allan Brito (https://ead.allanbrito.com) in 2009 as an experiment [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Introduction to PRMan-for-Blender

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 06:30
Now that Renderman 20 is freely available for non-commercial use, and work on the PRMan Blender plugin has started, let's get our hands dirty and get rendering! MWY3510 takes us through the process step by step. Post your results in the comments!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Market: IKEA models – volume 1

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 04:20
This library contains 193 ready to use IKEA models. The library is inspired on the IKEA 2012 catalog. I have used the real sizes and proportions to make this library useful. I made this library some years ago with Blender for Sweet Home 3D users, and I have been using those models myself to improve [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Reel: Roman Chumak 2015

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 02:10
Roman Chumak's reel is pretty awesome. Hi! Here's a cut of my works.. I'm for hire.. = ) www.p43d.com p4ymak@gmail.com
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Candy Tree

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 00:00
By RicoCilliers Here's a quick project I did for the Weekly CG challenge on FB. this was 90% modeled and rendered in blender. other work was done in a bunch of external softwares I don't need to mention... except that post was in Photoshop (duh) It's a Candy Tree. Enjoy!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Space Invaders in real life

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 13:00
I love these guys :) SottoZen writes: Hi Blenderer :) Here is our last short video. A tribute to the famous arcade Space Invaders! All VFX are made using Blender 3D, hope you like it. Have a great day ;)
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Market: Animated Render Border

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 10:50
Ray Mairlot's new addon optimizes preview rendering by dynamically adjusting the render border during your animation. Blender has an inbuilt feature that allows you to draw a box around the areas you want to render (while looking through the camera) and skip the rendering of areas outside this box. This is called ‘border’ rendering and [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Archimesh 1.1 adds flexible editing

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 08:40
Archimesh 1.1 adds a slew of features including the ability to edit assets after creation. antonioya writes: Changes in version 1.1.0 NEW: Display measures for Walls (wall number too), Doors and Windows. Now it's easier to create exact measures. NEW: Doors are now editable after creation. NEW: Windows are now editable after creation. NEW: Venetian [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Use your voice

Reason Refills - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 08:34
Use your voice on Propellerhead this week!

The Sing to this-feed has been updated with new backing tracks from the Propellerhead community, just waiting for the perfect vocal hook. Add your voice with Take or Reason and join the music making!

Want a chance to have your song featured in the Sing to this-feed? Simply add (Sing to this) to your song title!

Vocal focus

There are plenty of talented singers and rappers making music on Propellerhead. We've compiled some of our favorite vocalists in this feed, from breezy bossa vocals to high-energy rap. Check it out!

Our favorite spaces

Last week, we asked you to create some space in your music with reverb. After listening to all the creative entries, we've picked our favorites. Check out our selection of lush, reverberated pieces!

Categories: Audio Production

Use your voice

Propellerheads News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 08:34
Use your voice on Propellerhead this week!

The Sing to this-feed has been updated with new backing tracks from the Propellerhead community, just waiting for the perfect vocal hook. Add your voice with Take or Reason and join the music making!

Want a chance to have your song featured in the Sing to this-feed? Simply add (Sing to this) to your song title!

Vocal focus

There are plenty of talented singers and rappers making music on Propellerhead. We've compiled some of our favorite vocalists in this feed, from breezy bossa vocals to high-energy rap. Check it out!

Our favorite spaces

Last week, we asked you to create some space in your music with reverb. After listening to all the creative entries, we've picked our favorites. Check out our selection of lush, reverberated pieces!

Categories: Audio Production

Stoney Beach + Breakdown

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:30
A gorgeous scene by Alex Walker.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Game trailer: Paper Train Rush

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 04:20
endi writes: Trailer of our upcoming mobile game "Paper Train Rush". 99% of the graphics in the game are done in Blender (1% Maya :)) and our level editor was Blender too.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Workshop: Architectural visualization, Porto, Portugal

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 02:10
Join an 8-hour workshop on architectural visualization by AZVAvisuals in Portugal on July 25th. Pedro Varela writes: This workshop is focused on teaching the basic skills on using Blender for rendering architecture. Basic knowledge of the Blender user interface will be taught, and a set of starting materials in a template will be provided for [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

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