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Blender 2.8 : 3D Cursor Update

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 02:05

The excitement about the new 3D cursor doesn't stop! Jayanam shows us how you can use the new rotation feature - I hadn't really understood these implications yet but they're super super useful! I just tried the new Blender 2.8 and saw they added an update for the 3D Cursor. Here is the video in [...]

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Blender Market Spring Sale - %25 Off!

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 23:23

You can now get over 400 products on the Blender Market at a 25% discount. If you wanted to get a copy of FLIP Fluids, RetopoFlow or any of the other packages in this sale - you have until Friday to get them.

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UVPackmaster: new efficient UV packing solution for Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:00

glukoz writes: We all know that the default Blender packing algorithm is far from being perfect. Other solutions may give better results, but either they don't integrate with Blender natively or they are written in Python so they are slow. That is the reason why the UVPackmaster add-on was created. The UVPackmaster is a new [...]

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New 3D Cursor & Armatures! - Blender Today Live

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:30

Join Pablo tonight at 9pm Amsterdam time for the new Blender Today Live! Pablo Vazquez writes: Time for the weekly round-up on the many additions to Blender 2.8! including a new 3D Cursor, new Armature drawing, UI improvements and so much more. Join the Live stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPiNIjRrbrg Also in Spanish - Español: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMfygjP0Ea0

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Blender developers meeting notes - 2018-05-14

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 09:00

Here are the notes from today’s 09 UTC (10 CET) meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Blender 2.80 Ton Roosendaal raise the question on when to merge to master. It is important for developers outside of Amsterdam to know when the merge happens. He will be sure this is discussed this week as part of discussing the [...]

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New 3D Cursor - Blender 2.8 Code Quest

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 07:28

I never even realised the 3D cursor was 2D! 😂 Seems like even the classic 3D Cursor is getting some love in Blender 2.8!

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Krotos Audio Giveaway Winner Announced

Audio Freeware - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 05:59
Congratulations to Aldo Gorga from Italy who won the recent Krotos Audio giveaway here at KVR. Aldo wins a software bundle valued at $1600 that includes Krotos Audio's Dehumaniser, the unique [Read More]

Blender Cast Modifier and Animations

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 05:10

jayanam writes: In this video tutorial I show how to use the cast modifier for a 3D animation of a metal ball falling into a rubber plate.

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 20

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 02:05

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! [Crypt of the NecroDancer] Cadence by BlueBead on Sketchfab Trisect Project - Chibi Still Scene A - Final by phrizee on Sketchfab Strelizia - Darling in the Franxx [...]

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A Salute to the Blender Game Engine

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 23:54

Wayward Art Company writes: I wanted to take a moment to thank all of the developers who created and maintained the Blender Game Engine for nearly 20 years! We can always look back fondly on it and continue to look forward to Blender's future.

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Add-on: Visual Limits

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 08:43

xbodya13 writes: Hello:) I would like to introduce an add-on that shows rigid body constraint limits in viewport

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Blender Course: Video Project Results

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 07:42

Felix Wilcken writes: I'm Felix, a 28 year old Media Art and Design Masters Student at the University of Fine Arts Saarbrücken/Germany. Every now and then I give courses to teach the students how to work with Blender. The idea is to work on a collaborative project with a main topic, to which the students [...]

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Blender To Unity: Prep Work, Clean Up, Vertex Groups

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 03:31

Porter Nielsen writes: In this video, we cover how to prep and clean up a file so it is ready to animate and export into Unity 3D. We discuss a plethora of topics, including vertex groups, hiding and the separation of meshes from one another, viewing normals to help select objects, and many more.

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Creating Motion Graphics in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 00:00

quentinsteinke writes: Here is a tutorial on Creating Motion Graphics in Blender. I hope you guys enjoy it!

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Blender Tutorial - Retopology, Modeling and Character Concept

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 13:08

YanSculpts writes: A challenge for you awaits in the video! I will show you how to model the mushroom in real time and challenge you to send your own version on my twitter, looking forward to your results! PS: The video covers 3 separate but related subjects (It is all mentioned right at the beginning [...]

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Final Part - Scifi Panel in Blender 2.79 Part 04

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 10:28

PorpitaStudios writes: Part 04 is the final part in this particular series. This part looks at the basics of unwrapping the panel for texture image. Creating the texture in photoshop and applying that to the panel in Blender Cycles. This is a beginners tutorial and does not go into depth on nodes and materials - [...]

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forward audio updates faSampleDelay to v0.94.2

Audio Freeware - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 07:00
forward audio has updated faSampleDelay to version 0.94.2. Version 0.94.2 contains the following changes: Added: compatibility to older MacOS versions up to 10.10 Yosemite. Fixed: installer may [Read More]

Art Spotlight: Vintage Tape Machine

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 06:10

Props and Environment artist Edgars Soiko shows us how he created his super-realistic Staff Picked Vintage Tape Machine model. The Model was done for an upcoming game – Private Eye, a Psychological VR puzzle game, set in the 1950’s. I’ve been working on this game for quite some time and I really enjoy making models [...]

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Time-lapse: Modern Living in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 03:05

Pietro Chiovaro writes: Hi artists! Today I'm so glad to show you the complete creation of this modern living, If you have any questions leave a comment below. :-) 8 hours of work Main Software: Blender 2.79 Secondary Software: Substance Painter, Photoshop

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EEVEE Particle Hair Showoff - Blender 2.8 Code Quest

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 23:26

The Blender 2.8 Code Quest team writes: Quick real-time screencast of particle hair drawing in EEVEE, available now in Blender 2.8 experimental builds. Files like this help developers to test features and performance. Thanks Nazar Noschenko for providing this great file.

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