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Game Art Spotlight: Body of Water

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:54

Tom Kitchen writes: So this was my design constraint for the Emporium scenes – take a location and imagine a tornado tore through it – and all that it left behind were things that had emotional relevance to a specific memory. Body of Water is one of the few scenes in Emporium taken from my [...]

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Matthieu Brucher releases free ATKColoredExpander v2.0 for Mac & Win

Audio Freeware - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:38
Matthieu Brucher has released version 2.0.0 of ATKColoredExpander, a free and Open Source compressor plug-in, for 64-bit Mac OS X (10.9 minimum) and Windows (32 and 64-bit) in VST2, VST3 and [Read More]

Beach Waves - Blender Fluid Tutorial : 2 of 2

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 09:48

Steve Lund writes: Learn how to create a realistic ocean shader, render foam particles, and combine everything with render layers to create animated waves crashing on the shore! See part one here.

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rncbc.org announces Qtractor v0.8.5 - Autumn'17 beta release for Linux

Audio Freeware - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:00
rncbc.org has announced Qtractor v0.8.5 as the Autumn'17 beta release for Linux. Changes to this mid-season dot release are detailed as follows: Audio clip gain and panning properties are now [Read More]

ShotPacker: UV island packing add-on for Blender [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 06:55

Auke Huys writes: Maybe you know IPackThat or similiar programs and extensions for other 3d packages - these programs helps you to pack your UV Islands to a compact mass. Usally we do this in Blender by hand, but this is a huge load of work and for the most of us, it isnt fun. [...]

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Blender vs. ZBrush: Basic per poly modeling

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 04:10

jayanam writes: In this Blender vs ZBrush video I compare some basic per poly modeling techniques like Move polygons, Inset and Extrude faces or adding bevels to objects. For ZBrush I use the ZModeler brush that is available since version 4R7. I know that ZBrush is not really designed for polygonal modeling like Blender is, [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 49

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 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! After the rain... - VR & Sound by Aurélien Martel on Sketchfab Blood Sunset by sebavs on Sketchfab Princess Bubblegum by Julien Kaspar on Sketchfab War Darksiders Faceted [...]

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Speed blender: pisten bully

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:00

MrSorbias writes: My models are free to use for noncommercial purposes.: Download finished scene (without textures) CC By 3.0 NC. Big thanks to you all of my patrons and a special thanks to my special patron AliveAndKicking! ^^

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Blender in Comics

Blender 3D News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 22:29

Paul Caggegi writes: Hi Blendernation! I've been publishing a webcomic for most of this year based on being a Stay-at-home Dad titled "Homebased". Sometimes, Blender has been a part of bringing that comic to life. I'd like to share some behind-the-scenes images to show how Freestyle and toon-shading have been utilised to integrate 3D sets [...]

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Autodafe releases REDs collection for VCV Rack

Audio Freeware - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 13:42
Autodafe has released REDs, a collection of VCOs and Sound Generators for VCV Rack for Mac/Win/Linux: S[Q]UARE is a single VCO which outputs a Square. CO[S]INE is a single VCO which outputs Cosine [Read More]

Workshop: Storytelling and Directing for Animation, Delhi, December 8

Blender 3D News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 12:27

Rajiv Mudgal writes: 8th December 11.30 to 2.00pm Please bring in your kids along, we will be having some very interesting and Fun Session on Storytelling and Animation with live demonstration in Character Design. Modelling, Rigging and Animation using Blender as the Base.

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20.000 subscribers: Free Low Poly Assets

Blender 3D News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 09:02

jayanam writes: Today, a total of 20000 people have subscribed to my youtube gamedev channel, and I created some additional models for my Blender low poly nature pack as a small giveaway, that you can download for free from my patreon.

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Digital Brain Instruments releases free "vPlayer 2" simple VST/AU Plug-in Host for Mac & Win

Audio Freeware - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 03:58
Digital Brain Instruments has released vPlayer 2, a free standalone software application developed for quick testing new VST/AU instruments without the need to use any DAW. vPlayer 2 can also [Read More]

Modeling Challenge: Ice Cream Truck

Blender 3D News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 03:05

Create an ice cream truck model on Sketchfab and win a $100 Amazon voucher. DING DONG! ICE CREAM! You must remember it from your youth – that wonderful sound on lazy summer afternoons that made your mouth water and your mother despair. Can you still remember what it looked like? And because all is fair [...]

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Soundmanufacture releases Max 4 Leap 2

Audio Freeware - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 01:18
Soundmanufacture has announced the release of Max 4 Leap 2, a free Max for Live Device to control Ableton Live with the Leap Motion Controller. Price: Free. [Read More]

Speed Tips for Blender - Sweet sculpt

Blender 3D News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 00:11

Claudio Naviglio writes: Hi, this is a basic workflow of sculpting 3D with Blender. It isn't a tutorial to create sweet bignè! Remember to: Set Display and Shading (Matcap with Ambient Occlusion) Use modifier Multiresolution (For more control over the mesh) Sculpt with appropriate sculpt brush (I like F SculptDraw, F Crease and F Smooth)

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Beach Waves - Blender Fluid Tutorial : 1 of 2

Blender 3D News - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:55

Steve Lund writes: Learn how to create realistic animated beach waves in this Blender tutorial!

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How to create colorful glass material (cycles render)

Blender 3D News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 23:37

JoshuaAutumn writes: In this Blender tutorial, you'll learn how to create a simple colorful glass material for Cycles Render engine. We'll be using the built-in texture nodes and a few other nodes to create a colorful blend, pattern, or gradient of colors for your glass object! This set up works for any glass shader.

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Blender modifiers tips for beginners

Blender 3D News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:24

jayanam writes: This is a Blender modeling tip for hardsurfaces using the modifiers Solidify, Bevel and Subsurface:

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Sculpting Cell With Commentary - Blender Speed Sculpt

Blender 3D News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 08:27

Yanal Sosak writes: Cell is a stylized female character sculpted fully in Blender. In the video i will take you through the process i went through while creating Cell, including useful tips. If you are interested in the bonus contents you can get them here: Bonus Contents

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