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Cmusic Production releases free "Small Saw" instrument for Kontakt

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 07:35
Cmusic Production has released Small Saw, a free sample library for Kontakt. This instrument has a specific sound created with the help of a violin bow. Details: Saw performed by: Igor Talashov. [Read More]

What is the best GPU for Blender?

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:15

Are you looking to buy a new GPU for your workststation? Steve Lund compares options. Blender now supports AMD's graphics cards! SO what is the best options for rendering? In this video I benchmark the Radeon Pro Duo, and compare its performance with 2x GTX 1080's!

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How to Render HDRI in Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 04:05

Gleb Alexandrov writes: In this Blender tutorial we’ll render 360° HDRI and use it to illuminate the other scene. Watch now to learn more about equirectangular images and HDRI panoramas.

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 36

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 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! Odo by Gregory Khodyrev on Sketchfab i am food by affifuddin.y.hidayat on Sketchfab Egg + Avocado by sundai on Sketchfab SummerFantasy Island - Nature Asset Pack by Bobo [...]

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Add-on: Cobweb (spidernet) generator [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 00:00

Instantly add a little spookiness to your projects with this new Blender add-on.Vilem Duha writes: This procedural cobweb generator helps you quickly fill your scene with beautiful subtle cobwebs. If you are doing any abandoned or fantasy interiors, this addon will save you a lot of time while improving the quality of your renders dramatically. [...]

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Weekly Blender Developers meeting notes - September 3, 2017

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 12:43

Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Ton Roosendaal writes: 1) Blender 2.79 release After some deliberations it was decided to finally do the actual release. Even when Release Candidates get tested, nothing beats doing an actual release! Campbell Barton and Bastien Montagne will make a list of fixes to [...]

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A 16-part Blender workshop/course in Belgium

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 09:15

@l@in writes: On monday 04/09/17 a course of 16 lessons for Blender starts at the Cervo Go (evening school) in Ieper (Belgium). When: every Monday (18h30 - 21h45): starting on 04/09/17 (until 08/01/18). Where: Cervo Go, Minneplein, 8900 Ieper (Belgium) (058/41 51 61). Language: Dutch More information here. Menu: Modeling, 3D Scanning, 3D Printing with [...]

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Kickin - First mini-episode

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 06:10

Felipe Esquivel writes: Kickin' is a new web animated series we are doing here at Chaman Animation Studio. This is the first of three short episodes intended as a test for longer future episodes. Produced almost entirely in Blender, from modeling to editing (comp in Fusion). The first episode is "Pase largo" or "Long Pass", [...]

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Wireless Add-on

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 04:10

Saplacan Alex writes: Wireless is an add-on that easily lets you transform a curve into a cable. You can personalize this with different cable types and different ends just with a click. In this first release, you have 6 cable options and 24 cable ends covering the most commonly used electrical plugs, audio and USB [...]

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Epic Quest - Blender Guru competition entry

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:05

Rico Cilliers writes: My entry for the Blender Guru "fantasy" competition. Modeling, lighting, rendering, effects, fur/hair, shading etc. done in Blender. Substance Painter for texturing some stuff, and Photoshop for final compositing. main render More renders and screenshots on my ArtStation. Hope you like it!

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Bernie Maier updates Fifth Degree MIDI Sequencer for iOS to v1.1.0

Audio Freeware - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:55
Bernie Maier has updated Fifth Degree, the MIDI Sequencer app for iOS to v1.1.0. This update features a user request: the ability to play all twelve notes in the circle of fifths, in addition [Read More]

Tutorial: Creating an Ocean Shader in Eevee

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:00

As the ocean modifier hasn't been implemented in Eevee yet, monkeyhead presents an alternative approach. A great looking ocean made with Blender 2.80 EEVEE.

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The easiest way to troubleshoot your Python scripts

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:20

Dominik Liss writes: A quick and dirty way to troubleshoot your blender scripts. Don't use it for bigger projects though 😉

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New Upcoming Animated Series by Creator of "Deadstar"

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 09:15

Brandon Wright writes: After almost 6 years of creating Deadstar: The Animated Series, I'm starting a new animated series Kharia. Here's the announcement teaser video: Subscribe to the "Kharia" Youtube channel here, and follow the project on Facebook. I will be posting updates of the production's progression. For those of you who follow Deadstar, thank [...]

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Reel: Luciano Muñoz

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 06:10

Luciano writes: Hey guys!, I'm Luciano, an animator from Chile, currently living in Barcelona. I've been doing animation for some time now, and about 4-5 years ago I moved to blender as my main tool for everything. My main focus for work is Character Animation and I recently completed the MAN course at Pepe-School-Land in [...]

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Sculpting A Short Hair Girl - Quick Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 03:05

Yanal Sosak writes: This is a quick speed sculpt video with tips and a rundown on how I created this female character. You can also get the bonus contents on my gumroad.

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The Art of Makc Kopp

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 00:08

Cool low poly art by Makc Kopp from Astrakhan, Russia.

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When did you start using Blender?

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 10:25

The Blender.org site now contains a historic overview of splash screens. Take a look and see which ones you can still remember. When did you start using Blender? I think mine was around 1.37 - one of the very first Linux releases. I'm not even sure they HAD a splash screen back then :) And [...]

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Configurable Dynamic Jet Mesh

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 06:21

Mark Kingsnorth writes: I have written an add-on that will quickly create a configurable mesh in the form of a fighter jet or starfighter. In the past I have found it laborious and repetitive to model, mirror & subdivide the starting shape. This add-on does the job for you, first allowing you to configure the [...]

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Blend4Web 17.08 Adds Lead Motion Support

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 04:10

The Blend4Web Team just added support for the Leap Motion controller, and present a pretty fancy demo. We are glad to announce a new release of Blend4Web, a commercial-grade open source platform for creating interactive 3D Web experiences. For 17.08 we prepared a number of amazing features, including the support for the popular Leap Motion [...]

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