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Art Spotlight: The Working Planetary Pocket Watch

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 13:05

3D Artist John Perkins tells us how he used Blender to create an animated model that illustrated an ancient calendar based on lunar phases. So for this adventure, what started it was an ancient calendar system that was actually used by the Jewish people for well over 1,000 years. If you have ever read the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 Updates for Hardsurface Fast Carve Addon

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 11:00

jayanam writes: Hey guys, there were several updates for the Fast Carve addon recently, here are the latest 3 videos about it: A circular array feature has been added: A new UI for the primitive mode: And last but not least we can display measurement info for the primitive shapes now and union the selected [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MeldaProduction updates all plugins to 13.00 and releases public MSoundFactory beta

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:32


MeldaProduction has updated all plugins to 13.00, providing several new features, optimizations, fixes and overall improvements.

Additionally the long awaited MSoundFactory...

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Sci Fi Walkway Speed Modeling in Blender 2.80

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 08:55

Davide Tirindelli writes: Hi everyone, i'm creating some scifi models as part of a bigger landing pad environment and this time i recorded my screen while making a walkway, as elaborate as i could. The modeling is in timelapse format, while the glass material with the glowing hexagons has a bit of an extra explanation [...]

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Blender 2.8 Release News, Updates & Project Overview

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 06:50

Lee Salvemini writes: In this new video, we have a bunch of information regarding the upcoming large version update for Blender. 0:56 Blender news – We have a ballpark release date for 2.8?? 2:41 Recent 2.8 beta updates – Comparing a build from a few months ago, to a few days ago 15:55 Project overview [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Generative Modeling with Modifiers (Blender 2.8)

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:45

Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone! In this video, I'm going to be showing you how to set up a generative modeling system using the modifier stack in Blender 2.8. Thanks for watching!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Art of Cameron Bright

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 02:40

Enjoy the work of Cameron Bright, 3D Artist from Muncie, United States of America!

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forward audio updates free faSampleDelay plug-in to v1.00.006 - incl. AAX version

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 02:13


forward audio has updated faSampleDelay to version 1.00.006. It's the first version including AAX for Pro Tools.

Changes:
Added: AAX support.

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Sonex Audio releases "Studio Ultimate" and 30GB Free Instruments for Kontakt

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 02:09


Sonex Audio has released 30 GB Free Instruments, and Studio Ultimate, an extensive 600 GB collection of Acoustic, Electric and Synth Instruments for NI Kontakt sampler.

Features:...

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Making a synthwave style visualizer in blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 00:35

Kustom Julius writes: Check out this 2 part tutorial on how to make a synthwave style visualizer using nothing but blender 2.8! Topics covered: Scene set up Navigation Particles Modeling Importing Sounds Material editing Transparent materials using EEVEE Rendering out a PNG sequence Rendering out a .mp4 Part1: Part2:

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Daily Blender Tip 250: Fluid simulations in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Here's a quick guide to getting up and running with fluid simulations in Blender 2.8.

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"Holograms of the Future" Modeling Challenge: Win a Looking Glass Holographic Display

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 10:57

Over at Sketchfab, the Looking Glass Factory is offering one of their 'Holographic' Displays (value $599) as a prize in a new modeling contest. The winner's model will also be prominently featured in their 3D Model Importer application. Primary Ion Drive /// by indierocktopus on Sketchfab

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Nintendo Game Boy (Cycles)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 08:55

Hiya, my name is Rafal, I’m currently working as a Graphic Designer in Poland. I picked up Blender a couple years ago but only recently decided to take up 3D more seriously. Not so long ago I decided that making some consoles in 3D would make for a fun personal project. Below you can read [...]

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Butterfly Effect or Lorenz Attractor Group Node of Animation Nodes in Blender - Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 08:20

3DSinghVFX writes: I have created a Group Node which allows creating Butterfly Effect graphics with animation nodes for blender 2.79 and blender 2.80. It is very simple and has few parameters which you adjust to create a different look of the effect. You can download the Group-Node blend files here. Happy Noding :)

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Extra meshes and primitives to start your project, the best included free add-ons in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 06:15

Daniel Oakfield writes: This overview is for people not familiar with Blender at all or if you want to dig a bit more and do something new with less common primitives. A very rich choice of meshes and curves and ready-made objects to start your modelling, some of them are ready from the first time [...]

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Differences of Blender 2.79 & 2.8 - Quicktips #02

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 04:09

25games writes: Hello Blendernation Community! I'm a modest 3d modeler creating lowpoly geometry and do some handpainted textures in Blender. For sure I'm very excited to Blender 2.8, but there are differences to 2.79! I want to highlight those differences and compare them in short videos. This is just the beginning of a bunch of [...]

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Press Play updates Stereo Helper to v1.2.0 and EnveLover to v1.0.3

Audio Freeware - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 02:55


Press Play has updated the free plug-ins Stereo Helper and EnveLover.

The new releases include a few bug fixes and performance improvements and optimize plug-in behavior in...

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In Depth Study of Blender: Mirror Modifier

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 00:35

Random Art Attack writes: In this tutorial, we look at the mirror modifier and some of the practical uses for it.

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Daily Blender Tip 249: Circle select and Lasso select

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Here's a quick tip on how to use the Circle select and Lasso select modes in Blender.

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Animated Sci-Fi Game Environment Creation [$,promoted]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 08:45

pavla writes: Walk through every single part of the animated game asset creation process in 21 concise and information packed lessons. You’ll end up with your own cool looking sci-fi door and have a thorough understanding of the game asset creation workflow, which you can then apply to *any* type project.

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