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Hard Ops 0098 Release - Californium [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 02:40

masterxeon1001 writes: I am proud to announce the release of Hard Ops 0098. This marks the first real update in the 2.8 era and with it we added a lot for users to explore and hope to improve upon in the future. You can read more about it in the release notes. Boxcutter also has [...]

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Verge3D 2.11 adds physics engine that even kids can use [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 00:35

soft8soft writes: Hello! We are excited to release Verge3D 2.11, the most artist-friendly web toolkit integrated with Blender. This version introduces physics engine, new VR features, WordPress sandbox website, custom user images, camera autorotation and other features! Check it out.

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Using the mist pass to create depth

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 13:02

Paul Caggegi writes: Hi BlenderNation! Ever wanted to show depth in your comic render, but didn't know how? Or maybe you thought it involves lots of volumetric tricks, and long renders? Well not if you know how to set up the mist pass and use it to your advantage! In this video, I will show [...]

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Behind the Scenes: After the Rain

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 08:55

Hi, my name is Torsten. I’m a freelancer from Berlin, Germany. I spent most of life using Cinema 4D, but discovered Blender two years ago for a web-project where we needed to run a 3D software on a webserver and to control it via PHP, but that’s another story…. I was initially overwhelmed by the [...]

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Blender experiments with ArtisGL [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 04:49

artisgl writes: ArtisGL 4.0.2 now supports Blender’s exporter plugin, and we are starting our experiments with Blender. Pavilion Barcelona (real-time rendering, WebGL oriented) Class Room (real-time rendering, WebGL oriented) Just a simple rendering with Car sample from Blender And finally, a full tutorial, describing how this can happen. This Tutorial describes how to export classroom [...]

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Rotating Multiple Objects on their Normals

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 03:27

ChrisP writes: In this tutorial I will show you how you can rotate multiple objects around their individual normals AND animate it all. We will also take a closer look at how the "Direction to Rotation" node works and how to chain together several transformations using matrices. Tools used: Blender 2.8 + Animation Nodes 2.1 [...]

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5 Biggest Changes Coming With Blender 2.8 [promoted]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 00:35

pavla writes: Blender 2.8 is coming our way fast: will you hit the ground running? Here are the most fundamental changes coming with 2.8 this spring, from revamped UI to EEVEE.

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Daily Blender Tip 186: Make a rope

Blender 3D News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: How to make a rope!

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How to Denoise Images in Blender – Free D-Noise Add-on

Blender 3D News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 11:00

Gleb Alexandrov writes: In this tutorial we’ll take a look at the free D-Noise add-on by Remington Graphics that brings NVIDIA OptiX AI-Accelerated Denoiser to Blender.

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Art Spotlight: Ice Fishing

Blender 3D News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 08:55

3D Artist Chris Laurer shares the tools and workflow that he used to make his clever Ice Fishing model for day 12 of 3December 2018. Hello you people out there. I’m Chris Laurer and I am a 3D enthusiast from Germany. If you ask me how all of this has started, I have a little [...]

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Creating Nebulas in EEVEE

Blender 3D News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 06:50

Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone! In this video, I'll show you my setup for creating beautiful nebulas using the EEVEE realtime rendering engine in Blender 2.8. Thanks for watching!

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Realistic Low Poly Rock Pack [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 04:45

Heg writes: Hi! I've just finished my rock pack for Blender Game Engine/Armory/Cycles/Eevee, or for any external game/render engine of course, what contains 300 pieces of rocks, separated into 6 main groups, with 2 phased LOD models and textures. I've been working on it in the past year, originally made it for my BGE/Armory flight [...]

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Creating Motion Graphics with Animation Nodes in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 02:40

3DSinghVFX writes: Hi... I have created these motion graphics with animation nodes and extra nodes which I have been developing. In these motion graphics, I mainly use bevel modifier with Set Bevel Edges Weights Node. You can download the extra nodes from GitHub page. Installation guide and my project files are available in the video [...]

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Video: Exploring Lithium Ion Batteries

Blender 3D News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 00:35

Teddy T. writes: How many lithium ion [Li-ion] batteries have you used today? Probably more than you think! Lithium ion batteries are practically everywhere, but how do they work? Why are they rechargeable? And why do they die earlier and earlier in the day the more you use them? This episode will go deep into [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 185: Wireframe Modifier

Blender 3D News - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: After experimenting with the "unsubdivide" option in yesterday's tip, I wondered if this could be used to make a microphone mesh. This tip shows you how.

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Red Module releases free suite of analog tape drum samples

Audio Freeware - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 13:07


Red Module has released limited free editions of their first series of drum samples. These free editions contain 7.5 IPS (inches per second) reel to reel tape mastered drum hits and are...

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rncbc.org updates Vee One Suite to v0.9.5 for Linux

Audio Freeware - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 12:00


rncbc.org has announced the End of Winter'19 release of the Vee One Suite version 0.9.5 of old-school software instruments for Linux.

The Vee One Suite are, in (historical)...

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Grease Pencil Goodness! Blender Today Live #52

Blender 3D News - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 11:45

Pablo shares the latest updates on Blender 2.8 development tonight. Grease Pencil is now a first-class citizen when using the workbench engine!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Legend of Lucas (Zelda Fan Film)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 09:06

sdeming writes: Link is real.. One day a young boy named Luc is called by magic into a new world of wonder where he must face the evil Ganon with the aid of his fairy Navi. Along the way he’ll encounter numerous enemies. Deku Baba, Chu Jelly, Skulltula, deku shrub, Staflos, to name a few. [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Only a master of evil, kind of

Blender 3D News - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 08:55

Hi there, My name is Matthias, I am an Applied Computer Science B. Sc. and Game Engineering and Visual Computing Master student from Germany. I started to dabble in Blender in the 2.4x era, but when 2.5 came around it really stuck. Since then I have worked on 3D animation projects, games, 3D printing, VR [...]

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