Media Technology News

Creating a random music selector - bge Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 13:41
John Hamilton writes: When making a game in the blender game engine sometimes you want to add music to your game. But don’t just want music looping over and over. Today I will be going over how to create a random music selector using logic bricks House model by hjmediastudios
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

An in-depth look at Physically Based Rendering

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:50
CynicatPro takes a look at PBR and explains it in Blender terms. Well worth watching if you want to understand what all the fuss is about!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Lunch Frog

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 08:40
Paulo Ricardo S. Ribeiro writes: Hi guys! This is a new work I did for composing my portfolio. :)
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Animate a Battle in Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 06:30
Learn how to simulate a battle using a particle system to instance characters. John Mervin writes: How do you animate literally thousands of characters? pros use software like MASSIVE, but can it be done right in blender? This intermediate tutorial with show you a hack to get to generate a battle scene with pars of [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Star Stuff - a short film about Carl Sagan

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 04:20
In search of an answer to that seemingly simple question, Carl, a curious child, sets off on a great voyage of discovery. As one question is answered, more appear. Soon enough, where once stood but a curious boy, a great scientist will rise. "Star Stuff" is inspired by the work and life of Carl Sagan, [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How do LEDs work?

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 02:10
Learn the physics behind LEDs in this educational video by the Universidad de Granada, Spain. Francisco M. Gómez Campos writes: Hi! I'm Francisco M. Gómez Campos, associated professor at Universidad de Granada, Spain. In the last six years I lead a team to develop educational videos using open software, and I'm an expert user and [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

4drX releases MidiKeyswitcher MIDI VST Plugin for Windows for Keyboard Players

Audio Freeware - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 01:22
4drX has released MidiKeySwitcher, a free MIDI VST Plugin for Windows that makes it simple for keyboard players to select and change presets of your favorite synths with a MIDI Channel Map, Program [Read More]

Shader Pack for architectural visualisation

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 23:59
Karl Andreas Groß writes: Hi everbody, i am proud to present the third volume of my Shader Pack series for architectural visualisation. A Pack of seven new photorealistic materials is now available on the Blender Market. The Package contains: Brushed Metal, White Brick Wall, Exposed Concrete Panels, two types of Granite, a Wood Shader for [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Drupal 7.39 and 6.37 released

Drupal - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 13:45

Drupal 7.39 and Drupal 6.37, maintenance releases which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities, are now available for download. See the Drupal 7.39 and Drupal 6.37 release notes for further information.

Download Drupal 7.39
Download Drupal 6.37

Upgrading your existing Drupal 7 and 6 sites is strongly recommended. There are no new features or non-security-related bug fixes in these releases. For more information about the Drupal 7.x release series, consult the Drupal 7.0 release announcement. More information on the Drupal 6.x release series can be found in the Drupal 6.0 release announcement.

Security information

We have a security announcement mailing list and a history of all security advisories, as well as an RSS feed with the most recent security advisories. We strongly advise Drupal administrators to sign up for the list.

Drupal 7 and 6 include the built-in Update Status module (renamed to Update Manager in Drupal 7), which informs you about important updates to your modules and themes.

Bug reports

Both Drupal 7.x and 6.x are being maintained, so given enough bug fixes (not just bug reports) more maintenance releases will be made available, according to our monthly release cycle.

Changelog

Drupal 7.39 is a security release only. For more details, see the 7.39 release notes. A complete list of all changes in the stable 7.x branch can be found in the git commit log.

Drupal 6.37 is a security release only. For more details, see the 6.37 release notes. A complete list of all changes in the stable 6.x branch can be found in the git commit log.

Security vulnerabilities

Drupal 7.39 and 6.37 were released in response to the discovery of security vulnerabilities. Details can be found in the official security advisory:

To fix the security problem, please upgrade to either Drupal 7.39 or Drupal 6.37.

Update notes

See the 7.39 and 6.37 release notes for details on important changes in this release.

Known issues

None.

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Free seamless wine leaves texture

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 07:48
Eisklotz writes: This is the free seamless wine texture from the upcoming Seamless Texture Pack Vol.2 Read more about this pack, or download the free texture.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Reel: Kampoong Monster

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 04:20
Indonesia-based Blender studio Kampoon Monster shares an overview of their recent work.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

PreSonus releases Free "Studio One 3 Prime" and updates Studio One to v3.0.2

Audio Freeware - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 03:14
PreSonus has released Studio One 3 Prime, a free, entry-level version of its powerful yet easy-to-use music recording and production software for Mac OS X and Windows. The company concurrently [Read More]

ModeAudio wants to collaborate with you

Reason Refills - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 02:37

This week we teamed up with our friends at ModeAudio, a fantastic sound library company for music producers. They’ve dropped some of their most stylish loops, beats and samples to Propellerhead for you to build on.

ModeAudio Challenge

ModeAudio also shared a new Figure track with us this week. As soon as we heard it we knew it had awesome remix potential. Why not build on it with Figure, Reason or Take? We'd love to hear what you could do with it. More importantly, they would love to hear!

 

 

Like what you're hearing? ModeAudio have amazing ReFill libraries with many more samples and loops in the Propellerhead Shop.

Categories: Audio Production

ModeAudio wants to collaborate with you

Propellerheads News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 02:37

This week we teamed up with our friends at ModeAudio, a fantastic sound library company for music producers. They’ve dropped some of their most stylish loops, beats and samples to Propellerhead for you to build on.

ModeAudio Challenge

ModeAudio also shared a new Figure track with us this week. As soon as we heard it we knew it had awesome remix potential. Why not build on it with Figure, Reason or Take? We'd love to hear what you could do with it. More importantly, they would love to hear!

 

 

Like what you're hearing? ModeAudio have amazing ReFill libraries with many more samples and loops in the Propellerhead Shop.

Categories: Audio Production

Materials and Rendering for Anime-Style Characters

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 02:10
Daniel Kreuter shares his insights for rendering Anime characters. After studying in Japan for a year and using the language to research the topic I finally recorded a tutorial summarizing my current techniques for texturing and rendering Anime style characters in Blender. There are many aspects to it. Material setup, vertex-painting, freestyle lines and compositing [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Music video "El tango del Tata"

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:50
Thomas Braun writes: This is a music video i made for my friends Nikita and Luis (Andamula). It's my favorite song from their latest CD "Hold to the Rock". The video was a complete digital production - the drawings were made with Clip Studio Paint and all animation, compositing and video editing work was made [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

3Dami 2015 Films

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 08:40
It looks like the students at 3Dami had fun again this year in London. Check out their productions and a quick overview of the event. Tom SF Haines writes: 3Dami gives teams of nine students, aged 13-18, the task of making a one minute film in just seven days. They start from scratch, scriptwriting and [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Create a Wall Smash Title Intro

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 06:30
Jonathan Lampel writes: Learn how to turn text into mesh, UV map cell fractures, smash objects, and more!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

VFX Breakdown for 2054: Los Angeles

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 04:20
Brad Hamilton breaks down '2054: Los Angeles'. Brad Hamilton writes: Hey Bart, I recently released the visual effects breakdown for my most recent video, 2054: Los Angeles. As I mentioned before the 3d renders and smoke simulations were done inside of Blender and the compositing was done inside of After Effects. Hope everyone enjoys! Brad
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Ninja Tune releases Ninja Jamm app for Android

Audio Freeware - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 03:38
Ninja Tune has announced availability of Ninja Jamm, its free, easy-to-use, touch-controlled, four-channel sample-based music-making app designed by company co-founders and sample-based electronic [Read More]

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