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How to create realistic materials in Cycles

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:10

TheCGMaster writes: In this series I show you how to make beautiful simple materials in Blender's cycles render using 3 different textures from episcura.

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Image: Harley Davidson XR1200x

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 02:05

A very nice asset by Timofey Shcheglov. Harley Davidson XR1200x by TimoShch on Sketchfab

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Blender Institute Podcast #024 - Cakes

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 00:00

Film festival selections, amazing new Blender Cloud features and our daily work at the Blender Institute. Also, Hjalti’s birthday! Join us for episode #24. 01:00 - Hjalti, how does it feel to be 32 03:00 - Cosmos Laundromat at the Electronic Theatre in Siggraph 06:00 - Poliiigon 09:03 - Blender Developers meeting 16:44 - Artella [...]

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Video: Bible teaching series intro

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 13:07

Petri Rantanen writes: At TV7 I was given the assignment of creating the graphics for a tv series which has different Bible teachers teaching on different subjects a few episodes each. Title sequence End credits I first tested the Video Copilot Element 3D plugin for After Effects which I usually use because it is fast. [...]

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Eisklotz: Free materials, models and more

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:10

Eisklotz writes: Hey guys, I've made the last few days a relaunch of my website and I added some free stuff in my brand new download section. You will find there some seamless textures with defuse, AO, spec, displacement and normal maps. All textures have also a .blend-file with the final material, which is ready [...]

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Creating a double sided material

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 07:35

Rob Tuytel writes: If you are looking for more realism in your nature scenes, working with double sided materials is the way to go. In this quick tutorial i show the creation of a leave with a front & rear texture. I also show how to make a twig that can be used for tree [...]

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Image: Star Wars Viewpoints

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:55

Chris Skinner has created some brilliant halftone styled Star Wars images. I just love this style.

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Model Download: Mini Cactuses

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:10

Senad Korjenić writes: Hi everybody I would like to share some models that I created to put them in the background of my new image that I'm working on, the models have low details but they look good if you put them somewhere in the background.

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Video: Vincent... in crime!

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 02:05

Jim trim writes: I did a bit of animation with the new Vincent character over the last few days, and am looking forward to doing some more refined lip sync....now I've discovered the other 50 or so bones up for use (and lattices too)!

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Blender Cloud Texture Library add-on

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 01:00

Francesco Siddi writes: Wouldn’t it be great if you could access some Blender Cloud content directly from within Blender? Now you can! In the following video, Sybren demonstrates how to use the new Blender Cloud Texture Library add-on!

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Blender Game Project: GQ AntiVir

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 00:00

Chugy writes: Here you can see my Blender Game Project ! :) Its a Hobby but i want to make a Free to Play Game on Steam. The Player take the Role of a AntiVirus in a Computer and his Mission is to defend the Files. When the Game is in Alpha the Player have [...]

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Cycles Material Series : Wood, Granite, Glass

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:05

Tobias Milliken writes: In this Tutorial I show you how to create high quality simple materials in Blender 3D.

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How to Create Animated Ripples

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:30

[post introduction here] Gleb Alexandrov writes: Animating the fabulous ripples in Blender is easier than you think. After watching this 13 minutes tutorial you’ll be ready to create all kinds of ripples, splashes and puddles. Moreover, this is technique can be used in the real-time game engines like Unreal or Unity.

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Blender Sighting : "Hit Parade"

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 10:25

Jean-Grégoire Malvoisin writes: Seen today (May 11th) on a french national TV channel. Hit Parade is an upcoming musical where the artists will 'come back to life' with holograms. Blender is used in the process to recreate the faces of the artists. The video can be seen here. [Comment Bart]: I talked to Francois Rimasson who [...]

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Blender Room Scale VR Viewport on the HTC Vive

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:20

Explore Blender models on the HTC Vive with this port from Dalai's VR viewport! Cedeon writes: Video shows the HTC Vive working in Blender. May you now walk around your blends with joy in glorious room scale VR! Disclaimer: I am no developer so please don't expect, timely bug fixes, features, etc. I took a [...]

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Doing the Annoying Orange effect in Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:15

Micah Pendleton writes: There are tons of tutorials on how to do this in After Effects but I haven't seen any for Blender so, after an awesome request from a fan, I made one. It's really easy to do and, thanks to Blender being Open Source, you can do it for free.

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Amsterdam Blender 3D Spring Meetup

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:00

StudioBaron writes: Spring Meetup / Project Presentations / Workshops / Beverages Let's come together for the first spring meetup of the year. Final program and or more info will follow soon. (There will be Demo's and at least one workshop) This week is the European Makers week. So we could focus on modelling for 3D [...]

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Worn Hands - Weekly CG Challenge #54

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 04:10

Sebastián Zapata writes: Hey there, this was my first time participating in the weekly cg challenges by AgenZasBrothers. I really enjoyed it.. I won the 1st place :D There is the final render. Also clay and wireframe:

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HeadlessBuddha Samples offers Tape DD-10 drum machine as a freebie

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 03:51
HeadlessBuddha Samples has decided to give their Tape DD-10 drum machine for Kontakt 5 as a freebie exclusively at InTheBox Soundshop and you can get it here. [Read More]

Asset Management Update 1.1.3

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 02:05

Cedric writes: Hi all, We are pleased to introduce the new update of the Asset Management with a lot of new features! What's new ? Linking system Replace Assets Options to use existing materials and groups Use active Layer Activate snap to faces Automatic save of your scene when you add an asset to your [...]

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