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Blender in Science: COMMANDER

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 06:50

Michelle Lehman writes: This animation, created as a brief overview of an Oak Ridge National Laboratory research initiative called COMMANDER, was the perfect opportunity for building a low-poly set. As a Science Animation Producer, I often find that animations with realistic models are more subject to nit-picks on minor details. Low-ploy sets serve as an [...]

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Krotos announces Music Production Live Stream Part 2

Audio Freeware - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 06:08


Krotos is hosting Part 2 of the free Music Production & Composition Live Stream with Alessandro Mastroianni on Thursday 10th September 2020 at 18:00 BST / 19:00 CEST / 13:00 EDT / 10:00...

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Particle Nodes Design Discussions

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 04:45

Blender developer and Animation Nodes extraordinaire Jacques Lucke is in Amsterdam for two weeks to participate in workshops and design discussions to determine the future of Particle/Modifier/Everything Nodes. The notes for these discussions are being updated as they go on this Devtalk thread, you can check them out and give feedback. Particle nodes, Jacques’ first [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

5 Favourite Characters for Creating Acting Shots.

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 02:40

Luciano writes: In this video I'll list the 5 rigs I consider the more suited for creating Character Animation Acting Shots in Blender 2.8+, based on appeal and rig features. Remember: If you have any questions ask them the youtube comments as I'm constantly checking that no question gets unanswered! Subscribe to The Adventures of [...]

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Quadwrap Experimental Version [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 00:35

Alberto Gonzalez writes: I have included an Experimental Version of Quadwrap where you can test WIP tools that will be coming to v2. This will help me improve the tool as I implement more functionalities. This version includes the QuadDraw tool where you can draw quads using a dynamic Quad Brush. Easily place quads by [...]

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How to create a Wooden Stool (Blender Tutorial)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 22:30

Ryan King Art writes: In this Tutorial, we will be creating this Wooden Stool in Blender. Hope its helpful. /blockquote>

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Youlean Loudness Meter 2 Deal - 38% discount

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 13:36


Youlean is offering 38% off of Youlean Loudness Meter 2 Pro as a celebration for their plugin birthday.

The offer ends on September 15th at youlean.co.

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Timelapse: Tears in the rain

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 13:05

João Paulo Lacerda writes: Hello guys! I'd like to share with you my latest video, from a personal project, hope you enjoy and feel free to ask me anything :)

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 How To Make Sci-fi Tank create Tracks & Animate Them

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 11:00

3D Tudor writes: Blender 2.8 How To Make Sci-fi Tank create Tracks & Animate Them Have you ever wanted to learn how to create tank tracks and animate them? Tanks are some of the most popular war machines and they are very popular among 3D modellers. This tutorial will show you how to create tank [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Nova Sound releases "Free Art ETH" Sound Pack

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 09:00


Nova Sound has released Free Art ETH Sound Kit, inspired by The ARTrepenreur 101 "A Peace Parade" Documentary.

Features:
8 Sounds. Stereo .wav. 48K 24-bit.
Free...

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CGI Animated Short Film “AALY” by Abdelrahman M. Daoud

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 08:55

Abdelrahman M. Daoud writes: AALY is a story of a robot, stuck in the desert, doing what he likes best. This short film was written and directed by Abdelrahman M. Daoud.  

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

iridescence, x-ray and soap bubble shaders

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 06:50

Robert Rioux writes: Hey! Blender Bob here! Let's do iridescence, x-ray and soap bubble shaders!

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2020, week 37

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 04:45

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!

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Blender Developers Meeting Notes: 7 September 2020

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 03:35

Announcements Daniel Bystedt is a new member of the Modeling team (welcome!) He will help with design and give feedback on developments. 2.90 potential showstoppers collected in T80396 . These are candidates for 2.90.1 “corrective release” (formerly known as 2.90a) There is a new  Incidents  column in the 2.90 dashboard  to collect issues raised during the release/2.90 process. e.g., [...]

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Easy Jet Thruster Rigging tutorial for beginners | Blender 2.8 + free Project file

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 02:40

index3d writes: in this tutorial, We will Rig Jet Thruster with locked track constraints.

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Animation Layers Addon V1.1 update [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 00:35

Tal Hershkovich writes: The Animation Layers Add-on is updated to version 1.1 With a new improved UI, and new options: Locking Layers - when a Layer is locked, it will not be possible to edit its animation and layer properties. Notice that locking and solo options work separatly (and different) from locking and solo options [...]

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Rigging a "snail" using Bendy Bones

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/06/2020 - 22:30

Stefano SottoZen writes: Hi everyone, Recently I had a lot of fun testing some animation with bendy bones in Blender. I made this tutorial to show how I made this. I hope you may find it useful :) Have fun and thanks for watching.

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Rock Golem Animation Breakdown

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/06/2020 - 13:05

Markom3D writes: This is a breakdown of creating this very short animation of a rock golem building itself.

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IK Stretch with Maintain Volume Constraint

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/06/2020 - 11:00

Hawasly writes: Hi, I just thought that this would be a quick handy tip for riggers! It fixes the bad deformation the internal IK Stretch option causes. It's quite simple and yet very powerful. Thank you!

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Quickly create a Sci Fi Helmet with the latest Plating Generator [$]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/06/2020 - 08:55

markkingsnorth writes: Get the add-on on Blender Market. This tutorial shows how to use basic modelling techniques and the new materials feature in the Plating Generator to quickly create a Sci Fi style helmet in Eevee. For this and more, visit: My Blender Market Page My You Tube channel My blog Or follow me on [...]

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