Media Technology News

The small won't eat the big

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 02:48
Fantastic character design and animation by pieriko. Here it is after weeks of work, the final render to illustrate my future animation reel (rendered but not composed yet). I will also make the tutorial on muscle deformation from driven bone based on this caracter ASAP. I hope you'll like it.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender FAQ

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 01:30
Light BWK and Lee Posey have launched a new Blender FAQ in an effort to make it easier for new users to pick up Blender. Light BWK writes: Recent events have created a surge in interest to Blender. New Blender users are at an all time high. Lee Posey and myself both experienced the amount [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Old Alley

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 23:00
A beautiful old street scene by ForgottenWorld (don't forget to enlarge it!) A dark old alley way lead to a world beyond... Cycles Blender 2.72 Photoshop
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Van Gogh's Sunflowers and The Starry Night

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:47
Giuseppe Delogu has once again applied his utterly amazing 'hair' technique to van Gogh paintings (see his 'Van Gogh's Hair' too). hello, my 2 recent work, i used the same technique "van gogh hair) in this case i used the force to shape the hair, wind and vortex, i hope you appreciate the work.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Stalking enemy AI in the Blender Game Engine

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:28
Add some intelligence to your games using logic bricks. Aidy Burrows writes: Be careful with this stuff, with enough logic bricks Blender might become self aware. Yup, In this game development installment we’ll be taking a look at artificial intelligence in the Blender game engine. How to get an enemy to roam around the level? [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation releases Neurobot - Free Bass synthesizer for Windows

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:08 has released a simple bass synth, Neurobot. It is designed with phase distortion oscillation, 2 waveforms combinations, sync LFO with 2 targeting options, filter envelope covering [Read More]

Demo Reel

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 07:34
Awesome work by Pieter Mylle. Hi everyone,I would like to share some of my last year's Blender fun. Hope you like it, any suggestions are welcome! Pieter
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender-Brussels workshop: creating addons with Benoît Bolsée

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 06:25
Join a free Blender workshop in Brussels, Belgium next week. Julien Deswaef writes: On Saturday 18th of October, Blender-Brussels is happy to invite Benoît Bolsée to give a workshop at F/LAT on how to create addons with Python for Blender. The Blender-Brussels are a monthly free and open series of workshops that explore creative coding [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

SpaceMoba (with making of)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 04:55
Paul Geraskin presents a short but nicely made video, with battles in different times. Here is my small video which i made with Blender and Natron. Blender: All was rendered in Cycles except the explosion. Blender is really great 3d application. But i found that it's pretty difficult to compose complex huge scenes when we have [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

CG Masters Tutorial Contest for Blender 2.72

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:40
The CG Masters Tutorial Contest is back! Chris Plush writes: Blender 2.72 has officially been released, and that means it’s time for another CG Masters contest to teach people how to use it! The goal is simple, create the best video tutorial or written tutorial you can using Blender 2.72! The deadline is October 23, [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Cableguys Offer: Invite 5 friends to Splice - get VolumeShaper 3 free

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:46
Cableguys have teamed up with Splice to bring you this offer: Users who successfully invite 5 friends to join the Splice platform can get Cableguys VolumeShaper 3 for free. Splice is a cloud [Read More]

Bela D Media releases updated free "Scoring Noise" for Kontakt and launches re-designed website (+10% discount offer)

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:02
Bela D has undergone a complete redesign with a new modern look offering greater product detail and updates. In addition, Bela D Media is now running a special promotion for hitting [Read More]

Developer Meeting Notes: October 12, 2014

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 00:06
Ton Roosendaal shares the notes from today's meeting in, #blendercoders. 1) Will there be a 2.72a update? There have been a couple of fixes that deserve to be released, just to make it rock solid. The team will check on what to merge in the next days, wednesday we could call for a build. [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Juno Ju-X releases two of new freebies for Mac: Oscillo and SpeAna

Audio Freeware - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 10:35
Juno Ju-X has released two new, free, low resource usage, applications for Mac OS X: Oscillo and SpeAna: Oscillo is a minimal oscilloscope. SpeAna is a spectrum analyzer. [Read More]

The Secrets to Realistic Fur in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 08:15
Learn how to create realistic animal hair with Blender and Cycles in this tutorial by Steve Lund.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Angry Ram

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 04:30
This ram is very grumpy indeed! Alin Bolcas writes: Hey there, I am happy to present you my latest artwork - Angry Ram! A 3d character design made with zbrush and rendered with blender cycles. It took me around 1 month from start to finish and it was a fabulous learning and creative experience. The [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Using the Sun Beams node to create light rays

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 01:00
Gottfried Hofmann shows us how to use the new Sun Beams node in the compositor. Gottfried Hofmann writes: Blender 2.72 got a new node for the compositor that is really useful when creating light ray effects. Learn all about the new node and different ways to animate it in this short tutorial.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Chuck Surack Part 2: Sweetwater Builds Their Own Computer

Audio Freeware - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 15:31
What do horse racing and Computer Digital Audio Workstations have in common? The Surack family for one. The Creation Station If you already distribute computer software and peripherals, and [Read More]

Blender Architectural Workshop, Porto, Portugal

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:30
Camara is hosting a Blender workshop in Porto next month for beginning and intermediate Blender users, focusing on architecture. I'm hosting a Blender workshop in , November 15, 22 and 29th, in Porto, Portugal. This three day workshop is intended for beginners and intermediate users of Blender with a focus in Architectural Visualization. But if [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Shattered Glass Audio releases SGA1566 - Free Tube Preamp Plug-in Powered by Analog-Circuit Simulation for Mac & Win VST & AU

Audio Freeware - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 08:47
Shattered Glass Audio has released SGA1566, a free plug-in for Mac OS X and Windows in AU and VST plug-in formats. SGA1566 is designed to deliver the sonic beauty of a two stage, all tube, preamp [Read More]