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New Add-On: Shape Generator [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:20

markkingsnorth writes: Quickly create and configure countless random shapes for a wide variety of purposes with Shape Generator. Generate ideas and abstract concepts for inspiration. Create base meshes for further editing such as spaceships, game assets, and objects I haven't even thought of. Create shapes for background assets or to add peripheral details. The shapes [...]

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The Art of Théo Domon

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 08:15

Lots of Horizon Zero Darm fanart here: enjoy the work of Théo Domon, 3D Artist at Gamma Minus, Mechanical Designer, 3D maker in Paris, France!

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Blender Artists 2.0 Campaign Reaches Goals: Full History Migration!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 07:47

Wow, wow, wow, in less than 5 days this amazing community showed how much they care about Blender Artists! We have now raised the €4500 needed to migrate ALL history from the current site to the new Discourse platform. Work has already started on Monday when we reached our first goal, I'll keep you posted [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Unwrap and Substance Painter texturing

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 05:10

jayanam writes: In this video tutorial I show how to UV unwrap the hard surface model I created in the previous tutorial with Blender and texture it by adding a smart material in Substance Painter.

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Blender 2.8 hybrid (CPU+GPU) rendering – speed and quality

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 02:05

BogdanRST writes: The upcoming major release of Blender – version 2.8 – has a lot of buzz surrounding it. Aside from the new features introduced, there are notable performance improvements as well, including a hybrid (CPU+GPU) rendering mode. The RenderStreet team has put this new mode to the test. Read the article to see how [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Exporting Freestyle as SVG for 2D coloring

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 22:52

Paul Caggegi writes: Hi guys - Would you like to generate line-work in Blender, but don't want to muck about with the compositor for your comic coloring? This is just a quick tutorial on how to enable "export Freestyle to svg" in Blender, and how to import it into GIMP or Inkscape as a raster [...]

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rncbc.org announces Qtractor v0.8.6 - Winter'18 beta release for Linux

Audio Freeware - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:00
rncbc.org has announced Qtractor v0.8.6 as the Winter'18 beta release for Linux. Changes: Added LV2_UI_updateRate option support. Added brand new option to deactivate plugins only if they can [Read More]

Model Download: 2D Persian in Blender! (Pokemon Fan Art)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 10:31

MJ Vilches writes: This is my first attempt in creating a 2D character in Blender. Just a simple 2D rig, nothing fancy. It's like using the puppet tool in After effects or any other animation program. You can check out the .blend file here. Hope this adds something on your Blender learnin! ENJOY! You can [...]

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Godot 3.0 adds PBR, Bullet Physics, glTF support, Visual Scripting and more

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 06:57

The Godot team has released an impressive update of their open source game engine. After more than 18 months of development, all Godot Engine contributors are proud to present our biggest release so far, Godot 3.0! It brings a brand new rendering engine with state-of-the-art PBR workflow for 3D, an improved assets pipeline, GDNative to [...]

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Blender Beasts 2017 contest wrap up

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 03:05

GarageFarm.NET announces the winners of their Blender Beasts contest! The dust has settled, and the victors have emerged! Though we received many formidable renders, we've chosen the entries we thought told the most compelling stories, with good conceptualization and execution. The winners of our Blender Beast ‘17 competition are: Koos Heemskerk for 3rd place, who [...]

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How to Create a Paint Splash in Blender

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 02:19

Gleb Alexandrov writes: What’s the easiest way to create a paint splash effect in Blender? You may have thought of fluid simulation, but even easier way would be to use particles, force fields and metaballs. Garnish it with the principled shader and you’re good to go.

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Trailer: Smash Bros Animated Mini-series

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 00:00

rgflake writes: I've grown up with Nintendo and have basically owned every Smash Bros that has come out! I thought I'd create a miniseries that pays homage to this beloved franchise!

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Video: Andy Pirki Painting

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 12:50

Aum Animation is back with another awesome video (make sure you see their "Skating Lessons" too!) Sharing one of the promos for our Tv show 'Andy Pirki'. This 3D animation video done using Blender shows the artistic side of'Andy & Pirki'. A wise man once said, 'For a true artist, anything and everything is a [...]

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Animated "adaptive subdivision" of Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 10:30

3D Singh writes: Hi everyone... I'm excited to share this video which is basically for adaptive subdivision of Blender. I applied the subdivision to the still images then animated the bump/strength of displacement and got some beautiful results. Enjoy!!!

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 5

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 08:29

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! Cob by luyssport on Sketchfab R'Shiru Oddmane by BigGreen on Sketchfab SculptJanuary: Day 21 - Ancient by Julien Kaspar on Sketchfab Old Tower by Gregory Khodyrev on Sketchfab [...]

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Blender Artists 2.0 Campaign Reaches First Goal

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 03:05

Woah! In only 48 hours, 111 backers pledged the €2500 required to move the last 12 months of history on Blender Artists from vBulletin to its new platform, Discourse. Our next goal is reaching €4500, which will allow us to migrate the ENTIRE history (more than 14 years!), something that I believe is essential to [...]

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OMG why can't I delete my animation clips? A Blender tip

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 00:13

Jellymeyer writes: I made this quick tip in mid 2017 and I've noticed the sound of relief in the comments and I wanted to share it with BlenderNation

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