Media Technology News

Animating Blinks

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 02:10
David Schedler has created a quick, easy to follow tutorial on how to add a little more character to animated blinks.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tip: Moving multiple objects apart

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 00:37
Zacharias Reinhardt writes: With a simple trick, you can scale objects, which then won't be scaled but moved apart relating to the Pivot Point.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation


Blender 3D News - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 08:10
TaekeKeuning writes: Hi everybody, I'd like to share with you a personal project that I've been working on. It's a portrait of a sapeur (Congolese dandy of sorts). I did everything with blender, rendered with cycles and some compositing in photoshop ;) For bigger image, and some clay renders etc. you can check out my [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Master Chief Helmet

Blender 3D News - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 02:07
Michel Hernandez writes: Hi everyone, My name is Michel Hernandez from Mexico. I just want to share with you a model in which I have been working for a couple of weeks in free time (4:00 am- 7:00 a.m. mainly :P, It is what allows me my current job ). Do not do this professionally, [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Rendering Smoke without Volumetric Shaders in Blender 2.75

Blender 3D News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 04:25
Wayward Art Company writes: This video shows a quick setup for rendering a smoke effect in Cycles without using volumetric shaders in Blender 2.75. Enjoy!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

2054: LOS ANGELES (Dystopian Future Short)

Blender 3D News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 01:15
Nice timing, I just landed from my SIGGRAPH flight from LA :) Brad Hamilton writes: Hey Bart, There was a lot of compositing in After Effects for this video but all of the 3d shots were made in Blender as usual. Feel free to post it if you think the community would enjoy: I was [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to model an ice cream cone

Blender 3D News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 21:20
Ricky McCallum writes: For a long time, I stayed away from curves because they're just so different from meshes and I didn't understand their unique features. But they're super versatile and they let you build complex shapes while keeping your workflow non-destructive. So if you have 6 minutes and you want a practical introduction to [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation


Blender 3D News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:10
[post introduction here] Chosen One Media writes: Please check out this Metal Work commercial I made about a month ago with Blender 2.75, thanks & hope you enjoy!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Color Correction and Color Grading (with Blender)

Blender 3D News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 11:59
Micah Pendleton writes: In this video I show the basics of color correction and color grading, using Blender and Kdenlive.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How To Setup Clay Renders

Blender 3D News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:52
Mason Menzies writes: In this short video tutorial i show you how to create and set up clay renders in Blender, the fast and easy way.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Reel: Lukas Mohl

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 17:20
Lukas Mohl writes: Hi everybody, today I want to show you some work I finished over the last months in this Blender VFX Showreel. Enjoy!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tortoise hoof and toucan beak rebuilt with the help of Blender and 3D printing

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 14:10
Cicero Moraes writes: Dear friends, In this post I present two projects with one goal, to bring back quality of life to animals. The post features how to use Blender and 3D printing to rebuild the hoof of a tortoise who was a victim of a florest fire and also the reconstruction of a toucan [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Create Shockwaves

Blender 3D News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 09:00
Kenan Proffitt writes: Knowing how to create a good shockwave is very useful for 3D artists. Applicable for VFX, title scenes, or Just fun ol explosive animations. However, most of the methods in blender for this sort of thing take hours of render time because it involves the smoke simulator. With this tutorial I talk [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sketchfab adds support for animation

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 08:50
You can now display animations using Sketchfab's WebGL viewer. It fully supports their other display options like Physically Based Rendering and Realtime shadows. Natalia writes: Today, we’re excited to announce our Animation Preview which lets you add a new dimension to your models: motion! We know this is one of the most requested features from [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Noisebud makes Midsider 1.0 Free for Windows

Audio Freeware - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 05:00
Noisebud has made their plugin Midsider 1.0 available for free. Midsider will give any VST plugin mid/side abilities. Version 1.0 where built to be used in Reaper but can work in other DAW's [Read More]

Cosmos Laundromat – First Cycle

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 16:33
The Gooseberry team just released the first part of Cosmos Laundromat at SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles. In 'First Cycle' Franck meets Victor, who is about to change his life in a very unexpected way. Ton Roosendaal writes: We’re very proud and happy to share the first 10 minutes of Cosmos Laundromat with you. It’s been [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Link Belt Crane

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 13:50
Sebastian Zapata writes: Hi guys! I would like to share my latest work. I used "Pro-Lighting : Skies" and "The Grass Essentials" from Blender Guru Made with Blender and rendered with Cycles. The model is very clean and I did not use dirty textures since my client wanted a brand new product look. Enjoy! :)
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Model a Smoking Pipe

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 13:40
Dominik Liss writes: Here is another BlenderCampus Tutorial ;) This time on how to model a smoking pipe
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Named Most Popular 3D Modeling Software for 3D Printing

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:30
Belgian 3D Printing service i.materialise researched the popularity of 3D design applications for 3D printing. They based their ranking on multiple factors, including community activity, youtube and more. Blender came out on top! Fabian writes: We did a research on the most popular 3D modeling software for 3D printing and found out that Blender has [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

"Timelapse" ad

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 09:19
Jan Marcinowski writes: Hi there, some time ago, we produced a short 30s YouTube ad, for one of our clients. Since the main argument for choosing this type of studies (9 weeks in school and than 9 weeks internship) is time efficiency, we decided to go with timelapse idea and show a desk of one [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation