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Daily Blender Tip 191: Basics of Shape Keys

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/10/2019 - 23:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Today's tip is about the Basics of shape keys.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Lava Castle

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/10/2019 - 09:55

About My name is Sangil and I am from Korea. I would like to thank BlenderNation for giving me the opportunity to present one of my artworks. I worked as a matte paint and concept artist at Korea vfx from 2008 until recently and now I am a freelancer. I started using Blender four years [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 190: Join As Shapes

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/10/2019 - 05:10

Jan van den Hemel writes: Join As Shapes is an interesting option for when you've made a different shape from the same object, but have not added a shape key in advance. You can still turn it into a shape key with this method.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Contest: Characters

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/10/2019 - 03:05

BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! I wanted to share with you the latest contest. The topic chosen for this month is characters. The idea is to create a render of your own character. The rest is up to interpretation. You can create either a really stylized character, a hyper-realistic character, or something in between. Specific rules [...]

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Tutorial: Simple Holographic Earth in EEVEE Blender 2.8!

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 23:59

Kev writes: This video shows you how to create a holographic Earth using transparency in Blender 2.8 using EEVEE. We cover alpha, textures, rendering with transparency, bloom, clipping, reflections, and more.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 189: Plane with irregular holes

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 09:05

Jan van den Hemel writes: After yesterday's tip, a lot of people asked me how to make the plane with irregular holes in it. So here is a quick tip on how to do that!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Audacity updates Audacity to v2.3.1 for macOS, Windows and Linux

Audio Freeware - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 08:32


Audacity has updated Audacity, the free, open source, cross-platform audio software for multi-track recording and editing, to version 2.3.1.

Audacity 2.3.1 replaces all previous...

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Audacity releases Audacity v2.3.1

Audio Freeware - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 08:32


Audacity has released Audacity version 2.3.1. Audacity, is a free, open source, cross-platform audio software for multi-track recording and editing.

Audacity 2.3.1 replaces...

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Baroque Executive office (Blender EEVEE)

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 02:05

1D_Inc writes: Hello everyone! A very nice event happened - 500 000 downloads of my very first free stock baroque model - Mirror table! To celebrate this event, I, with generous help of Albert Shamseev, made made baroque interior, and rendered video in 60 fps in Blender’s EEVEE. Scene/video stats and some details can be [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.80 Eevee : Black Living Room

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 00:00

vianarch writes: This 15 minutes video covers interior lighting and material setup in Blender 2.80 Eevee. It will give you step by step tutorial with clear narrative voice and closed caption in English and Bahasa Indonesia. The tutorial file is available here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 & Substance Painter: Color ID Maps

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:06

jayanam writes: Here is a new tutorial for Blender 2.8 & Substance Painter texturing : Create a color id map with Blender for Substance Painter and use it for adding materials to particular parts of the map.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Caught you little thief

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 08:55

About Hi, my name is Jean-Paul, alias Jean-Paul K. I live in France, near Paris, and I’m a teacher for pupils (10 years old kids). I started to learn Blender four years ago, I tried to learn it only with tutorials. I’m very grateful for people that are sharing their knowledge and take time to [...]

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Tutorial: Meshroom for Beginners

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 06:50

Yann Lanthony dives deep into the open source photogrammetry (3D 'photoscanning') software Meshroom in this tutorial. In this tutorial, we will explain how to use Meshroom to automatically create 3D models from a set of photographs. After specifying system requirements and installation, we will begin with some advice on image acquisition for photogrammetry. We will [...]

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Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 10

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 04:45

Every week, hundreds of artists share their work on the Blender Artists forum. I'm putting some of the best work in the spotlight in a weekly post here on BlenderNation. Garden of the sleeping beast The birthday Dancing Pig Artist’s tools Baroque Executive office Hermit crab Fabulous Thor Little Garden Academy Awards Stage Screen: Twisted [...]

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Roman Army Tutorials [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 02:40

Jeroen Bakker writes: CrowdSim3D released 3 tutorial videos explaining how to create a running roman army attacking a fort and avoiding a falling rock or a roman army protecting themselves against arrows from the CrowdSim3D enemy. All videos use Blender 2.80. Running ahead: Falling rock: Tortoise formation:

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Open Blender Job Positions for 'The Diddlys'

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 22:50

Alexandru Pistol's animation studio is looking to hire a number of artists for a kids animation television series. Hello there, We are looking to hire people to work remotely for a TV animation series called The Diddlys, which will contain 20+ episodes or more, for about 5 minutes each episode. And we are gonna produce [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 188: Make a cylinder with holes

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: How to make a cylinder with many holes, the easy way.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Material Download: Procedural Milled Metal

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:21

Bark writes: Hello, guys! Bark here from Quadraflex.de. Metal objects are often machined with a milling machine. This results in different texture gradients in the different axes of XYZ. Milling aluminium also has a special feature. This results in additional iridescent surfaces because the aluminium immediately gets a transparent oxide layer. (Example in the zip [...]

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Blender for Archviz part 1

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 06:50

Zig writes: Blender isa perfect tool for Archviz projects. Here we're not focused so much on the mechanics (although there's a bit of that) as on the art direction. This is step one of an iterative process to making great, client-driven, archviz projects.

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Daily Blender Tip 187: Easily fix edge loops

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 04:45

Jan van den Hemel writes: Here's a combo of keyboard shortcuts to easily fix messed up edge loops

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