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JUCE updated to v5.4.0

Audio Freeware - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:47


ROLI / The JUCE Team have updated JUCE to v5.4.0.

Notable changes in v5.4.0:
macOS Mojave and iOS 12 support. Windows hiDPI support. Unity native plug-in support. Microsoft...

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How to create an architectural section in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 04:50

Dimitar P. writes: In this video, we will examine the process of creating an architectural section in Blender using Blender internal. Contents: create section using boolean modifier add thickness using the solidify modifier tips for setting an appropriate camera for sections adjusting the materials adding additional details to enhance the section adding people setting the [...]

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Steven Slate Drums 5 Now Available (+SSD5 Free)

Audio Freeware - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 04:17


Steven Slate has announced that Steven Slate Drums 5 is now available.

Also released is SSD5 Free, enabling you to experience a taste of SSD5 with full functionality and one...

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Blender 2.8 Grease Pencil to Mesh

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 02:45

gamedevfred writes: In this video I explore some options for converting Grease Pencil data to geometry data. It's not a super elegant pipeline but it has some serious potential uses for expanding blender concept art workflows.

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Video: How do touchscreens work?

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:40

Teddy T. writes: We use touchscreen displays for hours every day, but do you know about all the intricate layers and components that make them work? This episode goes into the structure and basic function of a touchscreen display. What goes into making toughened glass strong, how do capacitive touchscreens work, and how do OLEDs [...]

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Armory Nodes - Physics Nodes

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:37

Monte writes: In one of last of the videos on the Armory Visual scripting system for the foreseeable future I cover the nodes that handle physics with in the Armory Game Engine. These nodes let the bullet physic system handle the movement and reactions of your object during run time.

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Ws Pro Audio release free EQ E87V2

Audio Freeware - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 18:19

Ws Pro Audio has announced the release of EQ E87V2, a GPLV3 licensed project for Windows 32/64-bit (VST) with macOS VST/AU support coming soon.

E87 was developed for one purpose:...

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Free Procedural Cloud System for Eevee (real-time)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 13:22

Simon Thommes writes: Hey there, I just released a new and improved version of my easy to use shader to create realistic clouds for Eevee in real-time. Try it out, it's free :) Features: Easy to set up single clouds for hand placing generation of whole animated cloudscapes paintable cloud distribution Just head over to [...]

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Blender developers meeting notes - 2018-11-05

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 09:40

Here are the notes from today's developer meeting. Brecht writes: 1) New Features and Changes EEVEE added overscan support, to render a bit more pixels for better screen space effects. EEVEE now fully supports node groups, which had some bugs before. The properties editor now has vertical tabs on the side, rather than horizontal in [...]

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Make your splash in Blender 2.8 Beta!

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 07:35

Will your art be the face of the upcoming Blender 2.8 Beta? Learn how you can submit your work now! Ton writes: We need a splash screen again! Proposal is to ask the artist community for it again. Design target: make a splash to promote (or celebrate) the Blender Development Fund. Something that’s fun, engaging, [...]

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BlenderKit (Add-on & Online Database for Blender) [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 05:30

Vilem Duha writes: We are happy to announce the release of something we've been working on for a long time. Blenderkit is a new online platform made for Blender users, creators, and developers. We hope to bring a new momentum into the opensource world by introducing several innovations we've been working on. We provide an [...]

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From Pixels to Plush: Making 3D Models a Reality

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 03:25

Grant Wilk writes: Have you ever had the opportunity to hold one of your 3D creations in your own hands? If you haven't, you should, and this is why. From Pixels to Plush covers the start to finish process I took while converting my lovable character, Stegg, into a bunch fun stress balls. I even [...]

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Blender Foundation joins Academy Software Foundation as first free/open source org

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 01:21

This news snowed under a bit as it was released around the Blender Conference, but it's super exciting! DreamWorks Animation’s OpenVDB Adopted as the Foundation’s First Project; Blender Foundation and Visual Effects Society Join as Associate Members The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a neutral forum for open source software development in the motion picture and [...]

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Cryptomatte - a Brief history about compositing in Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:44

Pierre Schiller writes: For those of you who don't know what horrible fate compositors faced before deadlines, let's check out why Cryptomatte was a much needed life saver in a Blender-based studio pipeline.

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More UI Updates! - Blender Today Live #038

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 11:30

Pablo shares the latest updates on Blender 2.8 development tonight.

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Blender 3D tip — Realistic Specular value in Principled shader

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 09:10

Metin Seven writes: I love Blender 3D. It's a deservedly popular and successful open source 3D editor. Together with ZBrush it's my most important tool for 3D creation. Since version 2.79 Blender includes the Principled shader, enabling you to create most material types using a single shader node. I'm happy to share a little tip [...]

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Tutorial - Stylized Hair From Curves

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 02:40

Ethan Snell writes: In the last few months I've had some time to experiment with different methods of making stylized hair in blender, and one of the easiest and effective ways that I keep coming back to is using nurbs curves. A deceptively simple method, curves in blender has a ton of hidden flexibility, some [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 45

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:35

Here's my latest overview of the best Blender work on Sketchfab this week. And remember: add the #Blender tag if you want me to find your work! Autumn Men by Studio Ochi on Sketchfab Happy Pumpkin Crew by Curlscurly on Sketchfab Spooky Girls by Kathy Diaz on Sketchfab Coffee shop by vertexcat on Sketchfab Dot [...]

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Blender 2.8 Texture Painting with Masks

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 22:30

jayanam writes: This is a short texture painting tutorial for Blender 2.8 and using textures as stencils and masks. I use the material that I created in the previous part with that we can paint color and height at the same time.

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Video: What's inside of Buckingham Palace?

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 06:05

Jared Owen writes: In a previous video, many of my viewers suggested that I animated the layout of Buckingham Palace. I admit I had never heard of the building before! So much 3D modeling but in the end it was worth it. I was slightly disappointed that I couldn't find more information about the palace [...]

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