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Kjartan Tysdal joins the team at Blender Institute

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 15:46

And another famous Blenderhead joins the Blender Institute to work on the Agent 327 movie! Francesco Siddi writes: You have already seen some of his great work in the weekly folders and in our weekly report for the Agent 327 - Barbershop. You might also know him from his work in as CG Artist on [...]

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Vegan Black Metal

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:49

Lucas Falcao writes: Hi internet! This is my last work, which I finally finished. The basic idea that I had in mind was create a contrasting situation that was funny and unusual between this young black metal dude and his colorful vegetarian meal. Big thanks for everyone who gave me feedback and helped to improve [...]

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The art of Laurent Palmier

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:25

Laurent Palmier from Toulouse, France, creates awesome spaceship scenes. Here are some of my favourites, check out the rest on his ArtStation page.

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Video: PPAP (Joni Boli Cover)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 08:20

PPAP made it to Blender :) I first noticed Mochamad RezaPermana's 'Monkey Park' work on ArtStation and asked him about it. I didn't expect this video in return :) Mochamad writes: This is my personal work for my short movie. I was modeling in blender texturing in substance and normal map in ZBrush. and rendered [...]

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Creating a Wave of Cubes

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 06:15

Learn how to create a trippy animation effect with Daring Dino's latest tutorial. In this video I break down how I made a seamless wave of cubes animation, all in Blender.

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Airwindows releases free PurestGain and BitShiftGain plug-ins (VST & AU)

Audio Freeware - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 04:31
Airwindows has released another two free AU and VST plug-ins for Mac OS X and Windows: PurestGain is a high-res noise shaped gain, with smoothed fader. BitShiftGain is a 'One Weird Trick' perfect [Read More]

Space VFX Elements | Official Teaser

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 04:10

And another partnership launched today: CG Masters and Creative Shrimp are producing a new training together. Get ready for the ultimate Space VFX training for Blender. The new video course coming November 30th. Two nerds - Aidy Burrows and Gleb Alexandrov, joined forces to create it. Stay tuned & share!

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CrowdMaster Partners with Theory Studios

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 02:26

John Roper has secured the future of his popular CrowdMaster add-on with a new partnership! We are proud to announce that Theory Studios is partnering with us to support development of CrowdMaster. Current goals are to improve workflows and create tools for working with larger crowds. Theory will help us create artwork and promotional material [...]

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MuTools releases MuLab 7.2

Audio Freeware - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 14:58
MuTools has released MuLab 7.2. What's new: New Grain Player module. See video below. New Sample DSP function "Normalize Dynamic". This function can dynamically boost the audio level of samples. [Read More]

25 new free Chocofur models under CC0 license

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 14:07

chocofur writes: Hey everyone! Another update from Chocofur. Today we've released 25 new free models and changed our licensing for all free products to CC0. It means you can copy, modify, distribute, even for commercial purposes all our freely available 3D models and scenes. The CC0 license also applies to our free shaders and textures. [...]

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KINGDOM CGI Trailer

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 12:07

Matthias Arcan writes: Here is a recently teaser trailer I created with blender for a short film I’m currently working on called KINGDOM. "In a not-too-distant future natural resources have significantly decreased to near infinitesimal amounts. What little natural resources is left is divided between the largest economies of the world.With little to no petroleum [...]

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rncbc.org announces Qtractor v0.8.0 - The "Snobbiest Graviton" beta release for Linux

Audio Freeware - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 12:00
rncbc.org has released Qtractor v0.8.0, code-named "The Snobbiest Graviton", beta for Linux. Release highlights: Auto-backward location marker (NEW). Clip selection edge adjustment (NEW). Improved [Read More]

Support BlenderNation with your Cyber Monday shopping

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 05:25

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VST4FREE releases X Crash - Free Crash Cymbal AU & VST Plug-in for Mac and Win

Audio Freeware - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 04:38
VST4FREE has released X Crash, a free Audio Unit and VST instrument Crash Cymbal plug-in for Mac OS X and Windows. X Crash is a sampled 16 inch crash cymbal. This is an "explosive" crash from [Read More]

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab this week

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 04:15

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! Which one is your favourite? Blender Boy by Dimas NP on Sketchfab Wizardess by polygonmonster on Sketchfab Animation - Interface Gadget 01 by Xelus on Sketchfab DeWalt Drill [...]

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The art of Aleksandar Misic

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 02:24

Aleksandar Misic from Belgrade, Serbia has a great collection of Blender art on ArtStation. It was his Franck/Suzanne that originally caught my attention :)

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Embertone Orange Friday and Beyond Sale: 8 days of deals, freebies, and new products

Audio Freeware - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 01:28
Embertone has lined up 8 offers, one each day from Monday Nov. 21 - Monday Nov. 28. Follow them on social media to keep up with individual sales, or head to their website. The first offer (Monday [Read More]

Blender spotted in awsome Star Wars Fan Film!!

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/20/2016 - 09:20

gmartins26 writes: I recently spotted Blender in a behind the scenes video of an awsome Star Wars Fan Film: Note: I have nothing to do with this Production! Making of DARTH MAUL: Apprentice - A Star Wars Fan-Film

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The art of Bjarke Pedersen

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/20/2016 - 06:15

I'm surprised by the diversity of Bjarke's work. Enjoy!

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Kung Fu Cooking Girls : Grease Pencil + Freestyle workflow

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/20/2016 - 03:00

Here's another cool Grease Pencil project + a look behind the scenes by Yadoob. The new Grease Pecil tool of Blender 2.8 allows original workflow such as using Freestyle render. This video explains how to use 3D characer and Grease Pencil for a 2D animation. You can find the Freestyle to GreasePencil Exporter here (thanks [...]

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