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Blender 2.82a Bugfix Release is now Available

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 12:07

Blender 2.82a includes over 20 fixes to make the latest release rock stable. Update now!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

World Creator 2 to Blender 2.81. Render in Octane. 3D-Coat/Teya Conceptor clouds.

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 12:00

artofcharly writes: In this tutorial, I will teach you how to create a mountainous landscape with procedural textures in World Creator 2. Then we export all the necessary maps to Blender 2.81. Fix a bug with Displacement on non-tiled landscapes. Add clouds using Teya Conceptor and 3D-Coat. Learn how to create haze or fog in [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Today RECAP #094 | Grease Pencil, Sculpt Face Sets, Cycles Adaptive Sampling

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 09:45

If you didn't have time to attend or watch the entire Blender Today Live this week, then this recap is a great way to get up to speed fast. Thanks Pablo :)

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

IK releases SampleTank 4 CS, Six New Expansion Libraries, & SampleTank Editor

Audio Freeware - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 09:00


IK Multimedia has announces the release of SampleTank 4 Custom Shop, plus six Expansion Libraries and SampleTank Editor for the sound and groove workstation.

The new SampleTank...

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IK releases SampleTank 4 CS, Six New Expansion Libraries, & SampleTank Editor Public Beta

Audio Freeware - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 09:00


IK Multimedia has announces the release of SampleTank 4 Custom Shop, plus six Expansion Libraries and SampleTank Editor for the sound and groove workstation.

The new SampleTank...

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Daily Blender Tip - 3 ways to Smoothen out areas

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 07:50

Jan van den Hemel writes: Knowing how to smoothen out certain troublesome areas of your mesh is a fundamental skill for 3D modelers. This video shows 3 methods of doing so, in one minute. Check it out!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Art Spotlight: Raijin The Thunder Caller

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 06:30

Character artist Yuichiro Fujita used a Cubebrush challenge to test and expand his skills. Here's how he made his entry model, Raijin: The Thunder Caller. Hi all! I’m Yuichiro Fujita, character artist at CAPCOM. I have 7 years experience at cinematic and game studios. My passion is creating characters in any style, R&D workflows for [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.83 Features: Sculpting with Face Sets

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 05:45

jayanam writes: Here is a video about a new sculpting feature for Blender 2.83: Face Sets. They can be compared to Zbrush's polygroups and are added now to the Blender master branch.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Quickly Export Cloth Animation from Marvelous Designer to Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 03:40

MartinKlekner writes: Hello everybody, Martin here! If you ever wondered how the authors of The Witness short film created an animation in Marvelous Designer and exported it to 3D software, here's an answer for you. In other words, we'll simulate a movement of clothing and then get it to Blender :-) You can support the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

What's new in Blender 2.82? All the major changes and updates [promoted]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 01:35

pavla writes: Blender 2.82 was released just a few months after Blender 2.81, and it includes several new features and cool updates to existing features. It seems like Blender's development has really sped up! Let's dig into what you can expect when you open 2.82 for the first (or hundredth) time. Modeling Tool Drag Actions [...]

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Making a Better Cel Shader

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 23:30

Node Spaghetti writes: In this video, I demonstrate a few ways of getting a Cel-Shading effect in Blender 2.82 and analyze the pros and cons of each. Finally, I walk you through the design of my custom shader groups, node-by-node, so you will know how to use them, how to modify them, and how to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

15 Ultimate add-ons for Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 14:05

R ANIMATION STUDIOS writes: In this video, I have discussed 15 Ultimate add-ons for Blender. Full add-ons list: Blender GIS Animation Nodes The Grove Graswald Pro Lighting Skies City Builder 3D Khaos Blaze MTree Mesh Machine Physical starlight Gaffer Real Snow Retopoflow Blender kit - This comes with blender

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

I'm supporting open source: Drupal Association membership drive

Drupal - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 13:59

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Creating Easy Satisfying Animations in Eevee

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 12:00

Skyler Studios writes: Hi everyone Shehan From Skyler Studios In this video, I'll show you guys how to create a satisfying animation loop using the gradient texture and animating it to get a roller painting effect. I believe this anyone who has a basic knowledge of navigation in Blender can handle this tutorial and you [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Contemplation with Pipe

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 09:55

About Hello! My name is Richard Rabassa. I’m originally from New York (City) but moved south to the Carolinas quite a while ago. I’ve been a graphic designer for over 20 years, specifically with design and advertising agencies. My interest in 3D design started the day I discovered Adobe Dimensions (originally released in 1992). It [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

ANTIMICRO: Remap a game controller to fly/walk in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 07:50

OnlineRender writes: Antimicro is a great little tool for remapping the keyboard to a game control, perfect for moving and manipulating the camera in Blender.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Developers Meeting Notes: March 11, 2020

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 06:30

Dalai writes: Announcements Today (09/03/20) is the 6th anniversary of the Blender Cloud . The write up for the February User Interface Workshop is online . 2.82a Constraints “fix” (7728bfd4c45c) will be reverted for 2.82a, with a backward-compatible fix for 2.83. ( Sybren Stüvel ) Release date is still this Thursday, March 12th. Nathan Letwory [...]

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Bounty Hunter's Den - Part 1: Setting Up Eevee & Unreal for VR

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 05:54

CBaileyFilm writes: A brand new tutorial series from CBaileyFilm.com kicks off with this exciting first episode. Learn how to create an amazing sci-fi scene based on the Mandalorian using Blender's powerful real-time render engine Eevee! Then, learn the steps to take your scene into Unreal Engine 4 and turn it into a room scale VR [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Add a vignette to your video in the Video Sequence Editor (VSE) in Blender 2.82

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 03:40

Justin writes: This is the last video in the Border Line Animation series. We will overlay our animation over a video and add a vignette around it for a nice, elegant touch. Want a faster way to create border line animations? Check out my website.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

3D Scanning Challenge: Favorite Toy (Free Credits)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 01:59

Sketchfab is hosting a 3D Scanning challenge where you'll get free credits for the popular RealityCapture photogrammetry app to participate (Windows only). This month we’re teaming up with CapturingReality for a 3D Scanning challenge. Just take photos of your favorite toy and process it in RealityCapture, upload it to Sketchfab using RealityCapture’s built in exporter, [...]

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