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Behind the Scenes: Gone with the wind

Blender 3D News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 06:15

NaturallyCG writes: The idea behind the picture is, to show the ironic of life. The field could be much bigger, the kite , which is controlled by a child, has to tangle exactly in the only single tree far and wide! Those who allready did first flight tests with a kite, may confirm us that. [...]

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Ward trolley animation by Dan Woolley

Blender 3D News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:48

Sorin writes: The animation creatively presents the components of the latest ward trolley from Refreshment Systems. Dan Woolley explains the tools he used. “I have used Pro Lighting Studio lighting rigs as a starting point for the lighting in my latest project. I couldn’t use the plugin properly as I am using V-Ray for Blender [...]

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Mercuriall Audio Software releases 64-bit AAX version of Tube Amp Ultra 530 for Mac & Win (incl. free version)

Audio Freeware - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:56
Mercuriall Audio Software has released 64-bit AAX versions of the Tube Amp Ultra 530 for Mac OS X and Windows. The AAX version is free for current owners of the plugin. Features: Complete modeling [Read More]

BlenderCN 2016.5.1 meeting promote motion graph made in Blender.

Blender 3D News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:26

Recently BlenderCN prepared a promotional motion graphics video, to let people know what thing happen in the Blender China user crowd. The video was made by masicblack.

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Image: First Light

Blender 3D News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:00

A cool Sci Fi scene by Lorenzoh. It took me about a month to complete from start to finish. I'm looking forward to hearing from the Blender community as to your thoughts about it.

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New Blender Competition: Characters

Blender 3D News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:58

The new Blender Guru competition is now live! Andrew Price writes: Finally a competition for all the imaginative modellers and sculptors out there :) Create a character in Blender - real or imaginary. The best one wins!

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Image: Yhorm

Blender 3D News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:00

Brilliant dark work by avocadosallad. I've always wanted to explore the dark settings in the souls series, but never managed to catch the exact feeling as in the game. This is a twist of how the actual Yhrom looks in the game series, with a more human look of course. It was really fun doing [...]

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rncbc.org releases Qtractor v0.7.7 "Haziest Photon" for Linux

Audio Freeware - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:30
rncbc.org has released Qtractor v0.7.7, code-named "Haziest Photon" for Linux. Qtractor is an audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt framework. Target platform [Read More]

Image: WARNING---предупреждение---WARNING

Blender 3D News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:25

By Juho Salila. "Baikonur, we have a problem" Continuing to explore the capabilities of Blender and Substance Painter combo with a touch of Photoshop.

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Behind the Scenes: "All of me" music video for Farewell Dear Ghost

Blender 3D News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 08:20

I thoroughly enjoyed watching the "All of Me" music video by Farewell Dear Ghost and to my pleasant surprise it turned out that a well-known Blender artist was involved in the project! Follow Mathieu Auvray (of Cosmos Laundromat fame, of course!) along as he takes us on a detailed tour of his latest production. Me, Sebastien Fauchere [...]

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Cartoon story about a robot

Blender 3D News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:15

A fully NPR video, I love the style! Alexandr Kalarashan writes: My experience of creating video, entirely in Blender 3d. Internal render and freestyle render. Happy viewing.

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Warsaw Flat

Blender 3D News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 04:10

Fantastic interior arch-viz by Wojciech Matusz. Warsaw flat design modelled and rendered in Blender Cycles. All models except Tolix Chair modelled by myself.

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Creative Imagery with Blender-2-G'MIC

Blender 3D News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:05

This connection to the G'MIC imaging processing framework adds a ton of processing options to the Sequence Editor. StarfallRobles writes: G'MIC is a sophisticated open-source framework for image processing. It provides several different user interfaces to convert/manipulate/filter/visualize image assets with over 460 different effects. Among these is a command-line interface, the popular G'MIC Plugin for [...]

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Submitting news now requires login

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:59

Hey folks, quick update from my side: submitting an article or header graphic now requires you to log in. This has nothing to do with security but instead with community conversation: previously, articles were submitted anonymously and if anyone commented on it, only I would receive the notification. By logging in before you submit something you will [...]

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Image: Robot Octopus

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:30

By MillionthVector. Found one of my old artworks and tried re-doing it better, here's what came of it. Took a few hours, rendered with cycles, almost a million polygons. And here's the old art it's based from:

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Blender Market: Smart Shaders Vol.1

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:25

Sayan Mondal presents his new collection of nine procedural shaders. These require no UV unwrapping and 'just work'. I'm hyped to announce the launch the Smart Shaders Pack: Vol.1 It consists of 9 photorealistic procedural shaders with 15 custom settings (each) on an average. You will love them if you have used my free materials [...]

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Blender Tutorial: Rendering 360° Videos

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 08:20

I found I enjoyed Heavenira's fast-paced Minecraft-themed tutorial. Try to keep up! In this tutorial, I will be covering how to create 360° videos in the Blender Internal Engine (also known as Blender Render)! Keep in mind that this is an Intermediate Tutorial, meaning that I will not be explaining why the steps are complete. [...]

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Addon: FPS Setup for the Blender Game Engine

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 06:15

ThaTimst3r's FPS setup will take the hassle out of setting up a user controllable character. It includes all the regular FPS controls.

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Tutorial: Water Paint Effect

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 04:10

Ethan writes: Hey Everyone. Check out my latest tutorial where I will show you how to re-create Photoshop's Water Paint Effect inside of Blender. We will be using the Bilateral Blur node inside of the compositor and I will also share with you a quick explanation of how it works. I hope you guys learn [...]

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DSLR Camera Breakdown

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 02:05

Here's the full camera breakdown as featured earlier in Blind Illusionists's Showreel. Blind Illusionist writes: My work to achieving my Bachelor's Degree at my university, entirely created in Blender. Final image is an placeholder from last years event "Foto-Uni" at "Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld". The Clip will be used as advertisement for next years "Foto-Uni". Created with Blender [...]

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