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100+ Free Cycles Procedural Textures

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 03:05

Robert J. Tiess (who was recently featured here), has shared over 100 setups for procedural cycles textures on Blender Artists. In this thread I’m going to share a few of my many Cycles procedural texture experiments and settings. Perhaps you will find some of these interesting and/or useful :slight_smile: If you do, please feel free [...]

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Fallout: Liberty or Death Teaser Trailer - Upcoming CG Animated Mini-Series

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 01:00

tcheng00 writes: We just finished working on a teaser trailer for a personal project set in the Fallout Universe. We made this simply because we enjoy video games and cg animation and decided to combine our love for both in this upcoming mini-series. We used Blender, Modo, and 3D Coat at various stages. Please give [...]

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Blender modeling & snapping tips

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 22:50

jayanam writes: Here is a new Blender modeling tips & tricks video, in which I use my free Fast Carve addon and snapping to faces to create a simple hardsurface model.

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Speed modeling time-lapse of an Alien City

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:15

Fred Mantel writes: Just created this new speed modeling time-lapse of an Alien City. The entire scene has been created in 4 hours. Hope you like it!

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Art Spotlight: Flying Cthulhu

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:10

Allen Grippin talks about how he created this amazing Cthulhu model in Blender and Zbrush in this Sketchfab Art Spotlight. Hello, my name is Allen Grippin. I’m an old comic book artist who grew up reading X-Men and Spider-Man. I became very adept with a pencil and moved into tattoo art. I have always been [...]

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Blue Cat Audio releases "Blue Cat's Free Amp" Plug-in

Audio Freeware - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:23
Blue Cat Audio has released Blue Cat's Free Amp, a free guitar amp simulation plug-in. Using the same modeling technology behind the "Destructor" and "Axiom" software, Blue Cat's Free Amp offers [Read More]

Creating Underwater Scenes in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:05

MrSorbias explains how to set up a scene and lighting for convincing underwater scenes.

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Adrián Andújar's Monsters

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 06:00

Adrián Andújar from Valencia, Spain created this adorable collection of cartoony monsters as a personal project.

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Trailer: Kaliyuga - The Dark Ages, a Action-Adventure & Open World Game made in UPBGE

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 03:54

Fajrul Falakh presents the trailer of the upcoming UPBGE production Kaliyuga, which is expected to be released as a 'free to play' game later this month. Fajrul writes: Kaliyuga: The Dark Ages is an open-world game which player can explore, hunt, fight, interact etc. This game is based on a novel titled “Garuda Riders” by [...]

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PreSonus updates Studio One to v4.0.1 and releases Studio One 4 Prime (Free)

Audio Freeware - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:04
PreSonus has updated Studio One to v4.0.1 and released Studio One Prime, a free version of Studio One. With Studio One Prime you can enjoy many of the same powerful features from Studio One Artist [Read More]

Insight - A Game Environment

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 01:46

Auke Huys presents his amazing graduation project, which was entirely modeled in Blender, and animated in Unreal Engine. Hi guys, I've finished my work for graduation at school and I thought it'd be nice to share it here. It was done in almost half of a year - from the level design concept, through white [...]

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ToonKit for Cycles 1.1 Adds New Nodes, 'EasyToon' and more [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 23:01

The 1.1 update for the popular ToonKit for Cycles adds a long list of new features and improvements. Check out the video below for a quick overview of the changes. Cogumelo Softworks writes: Toonkit for Cycles 1.1 is Here! ToonKit for Cycles is the In-House solution developed by Cogumelo Softworks for render NPR, PSR and [...]

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Creating a stylized LOW POLY Car in Blender

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 07:47

chrisdev writes: Hey everyone, I'm back with another episode of my low poly Blender tutorial series on Youtube and wan't to share it with you guys. In this part we are going to create a nice stylized low poly car. Hope you like it. Oh and of course this video is in german, but you [...]

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The Art of Thomas Berard Revisited

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 05:44

I have featured Thomas Berard a year and a half ago - he was 14 at the time. His progress has been incredible, so please enjoy his recent works! I am a student and I'm only 15 years old. I started CG as a hobby about two years ago, but from that, it became something [...]

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ADSR Sample Manager Released - A Free Sample Management Tool For Your DAW

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 04:48
ADSR has announced the release of ADSR Sample Manager, a new free software application for MacOS and Windows that makes organizing, finding and auditioning samples simple. Designed to be the [Read More]

Render Layers vs View Layers - Blender Today Live

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 03:13

A week has past since the first Blender 2.8 Alpha release. There's life (and features!) after Alpha.

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Open Bionics: Blender Used in Prosthetic Arm Creation

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 01:05

TheCGMaster spotted a new update by Open Bionics on their prosthetic arm project. Using muscle sensors they can drive 4 motors in a 3D printed arm. And not only that, their designs look awesome :) We've featured them before, but it seems they're making a lof of progress. TheCGMaster writes: Hey BlenderNation, recently i saw [...]

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Challenge accepted – F16 Trophy animation (Interview)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:48

Bogdan writes: Azad Boubrit is a self-taught artist with a keen interest in science and fiction. The French Aeronautics University ENSMA (which he graduated) hold a ceremony every year where students present a short animation. This year, he went further than his colleagues before and, using Blender, made a spectacular 8-minute animation video. This is [...]

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Fakebook Pro app for Android adds 1000 new songs

Audio Freeware - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 11:10
Two huge song collections are now available for the Fakebook Pro music reader app. New PDFB script files is added for 557 Jazz Standards - Swing to Bop and for The Book -- all in all about a [Read More]

Hard Surface Modeling in Blender | Out Now

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 10:50

Aidy Burrows writes: Countdown is over! Hard Surface Modeling in Blender Course Now Available! Everything you need to know to create robots and other hard-surface stuff in Blender. The comprehensive guide to the super powerful modeling workflows plus 6 hours of theory (not to mention there's even a kitbash set) WHAT'S INSIDE? Video Info: 12+ [...]

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