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5 Must Know Tips With Bump/Normal Maps

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 06:50

Aidy Burrows writes: One danger is that the default settings sadly don't help us. Other dangers of bump/normal maps are that we don’t directly see them like we would a color map, instead we see more how the light bouncing off the surface has changed because of them. That means it isn’t always immediately obvious [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender developers meeting notes: May 6, 2019

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 04:45

Here are the weekly meeting notes of the Blender developers. Development Following the 2.80 release plan, we should stop doing significant user interface and Python API changes next week. After that the focus will be on bugfixing and documentation. Developers should focus on finishing user interface and API changes as soon as possible. New Features [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sample Fuel releases Cycle-Lite - Free Sample-Based Cycling Instrument for HALion Sonic SE

Audio Freeware - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 04:35


Sample Fuel has announced the release of Cycle-Lite for HALion, HALion Sonic and the free HALion Sonic SE.

About Cycle-Lite, Danny Lux, owner at Sample Fuel, says:

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Sample Fuel releases Cycle-Lite - Free wavetable synthesizer for HALion Sonic SE

Audio Freeware - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 04:35


Sample Fuel has announced the release of Cycle-Lite for HALion, HALion Sonic and the free HALion Sonic SE.

About Cycle-Lite, Danny Lux, owner at Sample Fuel, says:

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#Blender52 - "Space"

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 02:40

TheGiven writes: #Blender52 is a weekly Blender Challenge which follows weekly prompts to help Blender users of all skill levels to stay active and to help them keep progressing. The name reveals the goal of a new render for every single week of the year. This weeks Prompt/Theme is a community favorite with "Space". So [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Suzanne 3D Print : Suzanne the Pirate

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 00:35

Darkfall writes: In this video we will be doing another "Suzanne Print" where we take the Blender Mascot Suzanne and turn her into something else. So continuing our Pirate theme (from last week), I wanted to turn Suzanne into a Pirate. If you want to download the Base mesh or the final STL be sure [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 248: Math Mesh modifier

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: The Math Mesh add-on in Blender 2.8 is a pretty interesting add-on written by Ryan Southall. Check out this quick tip to see how it works!

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Devil Soundz updates free Devil Drummr to v1.4 and free Devil Reverb to v2.0 for Windows

Audio Freeware - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 11:21


Devil Soundz has updated the free VST plugins for Windows Devil Drummr and Devil Reverb

These updates are major updates that fix some bugs and add enhancements.

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Behind the Scenes: Visitors

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 08:55

About me Hi! I’m Victor Duarte, a freelance 3D Artist and mechanical engineer based in Barcelona. A while ago I did another Behind the Scenes article where you can read a bit more about how I fell in love with Blender. I’m so glad to have the opportunity to share another Behind the Scenes with [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

COLOURED ICONS! - Blender Today Live #61

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 08:46

This tiny tweak yet major improvement finally made it to the properties editor. Plus a whole lot of UI updates, fixes and the usual Q&A. Tune in Blender Today Live 61!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2019, week 19

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 04:45

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! Pizza love <3 by soulfire on Sketchfab Dick Gumshoe by tidiestflyer on Sketchfab Floating House by Ferre P.K on Sketchfab Japanese Festival Lamp by MatheusEvan on Sketchfab Old [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Build Modifier Fun

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 02:40

Markom3D writes: Here is a fun example of what can be achieved with the build modifier.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Make a EEVEE Reflection Catcher

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 00:35

ChrisP writes: Based on the concept from the last video we create a "reflection catcher" but this time for EEVEE! Visit chrisp.zone for downloads, pics, infos, links and more! I have just signed up to Patreon so if you like my free tutorials and would like to support my work and see more in the [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 247: How to make screws

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

Jan van den Hemel writes: You don't need a modifier to make screws - this video shows you how to do it the easy way.

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Chris Hooker updates free Octaver OC-D2 to v1.3

Audio Freeware - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 18:23

Chris Hooker has updated their free Octaver OC-D2 to version 1.3 in order to fix a bug that caused the preset manager to incorrectly recompile audio streams, and caused presets using Polarity...

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How to Quickly Add Large-Scale Landscape into Blender using World Creator

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 10:57

MartinKlekner writes: Hello friends and welcome to this new tutorial detailing yet another technique I use often when making my Heroes of Bronze short film. This time we’ll have a look at World Creator a great tool for creating detailed landscape models, like the one you see in the banner. Find Project Files and more [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating a Stitched Patch in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 08:20

pavla writes: Using curves and procedural thread materials we can achieve a high-fidelity result without too much work or time. Just think of all the patches and embroidery you can add to your characters! This is a livestream hosted by Kent Trammell and now available for everyone to watch on CG Cookie.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Lantern Timelapse Modeling

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 04:10

Mohamed Bassem writes: I have modeled a 3D lantern in Blender. So, I wanted to show it to you guys

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Tutorial: Strange Particle effect with Node-Based particles of Animation Nodes in Blender 2.79

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 02:05

3DSinghVFX writes: I have made a tutorial for strange particle effect with node-based particle system of animation nodes in blender 2.79. I found that it is very easy to make this effect with the node-based particle system. I have also provided the link for node-based particle and my project files in the video description. Happy [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 246: Two ways to make welds

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 00:00

Jan van den Hemel writes: Here's two ways to make welds in Blender - one with an add-on, and another without. Check it out!

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