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Mercuriall releases free "Greed Smasher" and discounts "Spark" and "U530"

Audio Freeware - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 06:00
Mercuriall Audio has released Greed Smasher, a new free audio plug-in for Mac OS X and Windows in AU, VST and AAX plugin formats. Features: The modeled circuit is based on the MESA/Boogie GRID. [Read More]

Xenobioz updates free Lynx Synth VSTi for Windows to 0.875

Audio Freeware - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 04:35
Xenobioz has updated Lynx, a free Windows 32-bit VSTi plugin, to version 0.875 with the following changes: More presets for a total of 512 presets. Added random line waveform. Added random segment [Read More]

Quick Tip: How to add Film Grain

Blender 3D News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 02:14

Darkfall writes: In this quick video we look at adding Film Grain to our movie clips with very little work. This technique is really helpful if you want to make your footage look harsh and grainy, or if you are adding 3D objects to live action you may want to use Film Grain to blend [...]

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7 Benefits of High Dynamic Range

Blender 3D News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 22:55

In the third pard of his HDR lighting tutorial series, Gleb Alexandrov explains why you should use it. Discover seven benefits of using 32-bit HDR environments in Cycles: from physically plausible glare to sharp shadows. Plus learn a thing or two about scene-referred rendering.

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Eevee: Live Viewport Demos

Blender 3D News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 05:18

One of the Blender 2.8 features that is generating a lot of excitement is the new realtime rendering engine Eevee (no, not the Pokémon). Here are some videos that were made with it, and remember: this are all real-time viewport recordings! Daniel Bystedt from Bläck studios (see our interview with him): Dorian Zgraggen: Юрий Жестников: [...]

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MuTools updates MuLab and MUX Modular VST to v7.4.11

Audio Freeware - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 03:37
MuTools has updated MuLab and MUX Modular VST to version 7.4.11. Changes: Plug-In Slot module: The list with possible inserts was filtered depending on the slot's I/O setup, but that could be [Read More]

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 24

Blender 3D News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 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! A Moment's Reprieve by rawrlungs on Sketchfab Pin Up - Ohbibi - SUP Multiplayer Racing by kiuun on Sketchfab Old Italian Kettle by Samize on Sketchfab Frog fountain [...]

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Tihanov Denis updates free OrilRiver VST Reverb to v2.0.2 Beta - releases Mac version

Audio Freeware - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 01:34
Tihanov Denis has updated the free OrilRiver reverb VST effect plug-in for Windows to v2.0.2 beta and released the first Mac version. Changes: VST2 / VST3 Mac OS X version. Added new graphics [Read More]

Image: Blood and Fire

Blender 3D News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 00:00

A fantastic dragon model Rico Cilliers! I made this dragon as part of a bit of R&D work in Blender, Zbrush, Substance Painter, xNormal and Photoshop. As usual, Blender formed the backbone of my workflow. I used it for modeling, UVs, materials and shading, lighting, scene-setup, rendering and compositing.

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Weekly Blender Developers meeting notes - June 11, 2017

Blender 3D News - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 12:36

Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. 1) Blender 2.79 release Testbuild call has been done. OS X version will be ready tonight. Expect download links available tomorrow. Project page with targets and planning. Bugs, bugs. Bugs! 2) Blender 2.8 Help is always welcome. Some issues can be found here. [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Image: Mawar (+Breakdown)

Blender 3D News - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 06:15

Yuditya Afandi writes: "Mawar" Character by Yuditya Afandi. Her name is Mawar, She is a 19 year old girl that really love listening to music, Especially Taylor Swift's song. She is funny, she likes talking. Her dream is to meet Taylor Swift one day. This is another study of stylised character. In this project I [...]

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Free HDRI: Sunny Vondelpark

Blender 3D News - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 01:42

Here's Greg Zaal's next free (CC0) HDRI image - the Vondelpark in Amsterdam. You can download it in resolutions of up to 16K.

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Tension map add-on

Blender 3D News - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 00:15

Yegor writes: Hello there! This is my tutorial on how to use a very handy add-on for dynamic effects based on stretching and squeezing of the mesh. Hope you'll like it!

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Bingoshakerz releases Free Label Sampler

Audio Freeware - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 08:27
Bingoshakerz has released Free Label Sampler, a package that contains 2GB+ of audio samples and loops for deep, tech, funky and disco house productions. Free Label Sampler includes 1,500 royalty [Read More]

Blender Conference 2017: Call for Proposals & Tickets

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 06:15

You can now submit your proposal for a talk at the Blender Conference, as well as order your entrance ticket at a €20 discount. Remember that the Conference was sold out last year, so better get it quick!

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Blender Birthday Sale: 25% Discount on 250+ Products

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 06:09

As the Blender Market celebrates its third anniversary, they are offering over 250 products at a 25% discount! This offer lasts until Sunday, June 11.

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Tutorial series: Animation Nodes loops

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 04:10

lumpynose writes: Here's a heads up for Animation Nodes newbies. One of the things that many AN youtube tutorials don't cover is the detailed stuff about how loops work, how you use Invoke Subprogram for input parameters and to get data into and out of the loop. On youtube Thinking Penguin is the first one [...]

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Hart Instruments Sampler Engine (HISE) v1.0.0 build 649 now available

Audio Freeware - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 02:22
Version 1.0.0 build 649 of Hart Instruments Sampler Engine (HISE) , cross-platform open source audio application for building virtual instruments, is now available. Huge Changes: UI redesign. [Read More]

Download Exclusive Tutorials by Zacharias Reinhardt for Free!

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 02:05

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! If you love something, set it free! Inspired by Gleb Alexandrov's latest successful experiment, with providing his latest video course under freemium. I decided to release all my small premium products under “Pay-What-You-Want”. That means, you can download them for free or spend the amount you think is worth it. [...]

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Blender Studio Podcast #53 - Opera

Blender 3D News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 00:49

Pablo Vazquez writes: A few hours before the Blender Animation Studio team goes to the opera we talk about the latest updates on Blender development such as grease pencil and other 2.8 goodies. Blender Cloud got tons of training after the Agent 327 release, and there is even a tease of new open content coming? [...]

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