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Yan's Daily Tips #122 - How To Sculpt The Head - Blender Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 06:15

Yanal Sosak writes: In this episode I will talk about the things to be aware of before sculpting the head.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 Development: Cycles & Viewport combined!

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 04:14

Dalai Felinto does a quick demo of an amazing new feature in Blender 2.8, the ability to overlay engines. In this case Cycles with the (new!) 3D viewport.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 18

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 04:10

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! Blending by graft on Sketchfab Alien Creature 5 by Daniel Pe?ka on Sketchfab ''Chrono Trigger'' - Ayla by JunSkywa1ker on Sketchfab UNIT T-301 "Vanguard" by Sami Tarvainen on [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Peak

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 02:05

Paul Teaha creates an outstanding, beautiful snow scene using the famous micro-displacement feature. I am really pleased with all of these amazing renders we are getting after this feature got released! Artstation Link

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Minecraft Animation: Animation Life

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 23:42

Black Plasma Studios presents an awesome Minecraft animation in which Blender plays an important role! A behind the scenes is also included. A Minecraft animation comes to life as Steve wakes up inside the computer of an animation scene. Animation Life follows the adventures of Steve and his wolf companion as him and the animators [...]

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Tutorial: Creating a Matte Painted Shot in Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 14:30

Brace yourself - Sean Kennedy just shared over 5 hours of video tutorials on the creation of this impressive scene! For a recent article in 3D Artist magazine, I created a shot using matte paintings to extend a set. I thought it'd be fun to expand it quite a bit for my blog. Not only [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Giana Sisters by Pratik Solanki

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:22

This is so adorable! I can't stop staring at this artwork, part of me wishes it was a game already! Pratik, AKA Dragoneex, is well known for some cool cartoon-like renders and animations. Would you guys like an interview on this piece? Help make that happen by commenting "yay" or "nay" in the comment section below! [...]

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Gradient Mapping in Object Space

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 11:11

BlackhartFilms writes: In this tutorial we learn how to set up a basic cloth simulation, how to get our wireframe in our Cycles shaders, and techniques for applying gradients in Object Space! This technique can be used for a plethora of other effects, so it's definitely worth having in your Shader-Artist toolbelt.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Yan's Daily Tips #121 - Sculpting Course Introduction - Blender Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 06:15

Yanal Sosak writes: We will finally start the sculpting course, I will explain how it will work in this video so don't miss it! Bonus Contents  

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BlenderNation Exclusive Interview - JunSkywa1ker

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 04:10

Jun Skywa1ker creates amazing anime style characters using Blender, and often uploads them on sketchfab. I did an interview with Jun, asking him various questions and a step to step on one of his more impressive works on sketchfab, Sword Maiden. Sword maiden, ready for super attack! by JunSkywa1ker on Sketchfab Give us an introduction, [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MV's Plugins updates MIDI Choir to v2.0 for Windows

Audio Freeware - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 00:05
MV's Plugins has released version 2.0 of MIDI Choir, a freeware real-time pitch shifter. MIDI Choir is a polyphonic MIDI pitch shifter that changes the pitch of the processed audio signal according [Read More]

Weekly Blender Developers meeting notes - April 30, 2017

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 23:25

Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. 1) Blender 2.79 targets The targets list. The PBVH vertex/weight paint branch will be applied after release. "Filmic Blender" OpenColorIO config... Sergey Sharybin will ask Brecht van Lommel. It's just not trivial to do in nice backward compatible ways. OCIO lib needs update [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Los Angeles LA.Blend Meetup - May 6th

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 14:30

futurehack writes: It’s time for another LA.Blend Westside meetup to connect with your fellow open source 3D content creation peers, get social, give back, and learn the latest techniques for modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and game creation. Our May meeting will includes VR centric sesssions and will be [...]

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Yan's Daily Tips #120 - Texturing Layers - Blender Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 06:15

Yanal Sosak writes: In this episode I will show you how to paint in layer in Blender just like with Photoshop. P.S. The sculpting course Introduction will begin tomorrow!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Animating Particles Along a Curve (Without Curve Guide)

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 04:10

pavla writes: Blender quick tip: How to make particles (like smoke, fire or liquids) follow a path. Curve guide is the common method, but it does have serious limitations. If you want to make the particle movement more interesting by using gravity or extra force fields, there is a much better way.

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