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New KORN Music Video made with Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 06:59

David Andrade writes: KORN is here! Theory Studios had the great pleasure of working with DECA Creative on a new KORN music video. We provided some of the visual effects this music video that involved everything from painting out an actress' face to exploding pieces off the band. Theory used Blender for everything from tracking [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Space Nebula Video Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 04:10

Mark Kingsnorth writes: I have created a video tutorial based on the work I’ve done around creating space nebula effects in Blender. The video describes the techniques I used to create the Nebula Node Group in a previous post on BlenderNation. For more images created using this affect and more visit www.markkingsnorth.com Enjoy!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Earthbound Fan Animation

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 02:05

Jared Claybrooks writes: So I did a fan animation in Blender using Blender Internal and Freestyle. The short is my take on one of the early boss fights in the game Earthbound. What do you guys think?

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

HY-Plugins releases HY-MBMFX Multi-Band Multi FX Plug-in for Mac & Win and updates HY-MPS to v1.1.5

Audio Freeware - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 00:44
HY-Plugins have released HY-MBMFX, a multi-band multi fx plug-in for Mac and Windows. Main Features: 5 effect slots per band. 20 effect types available. Re-sizable plugin window. Preset function. [Read More]

Virtual Reconstruction of an Old Castle Gatehouse

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 00:00

MrTheRich writes: At the beginning of June a small historical exposition was held in a small dutch town called Koudekerk (Coldchurch) . In this town used to stand a Grand Castle that had the name Poelgeest (Poolspirit). Around the middle of the 18th century, after a long history of war and peace, the castle, being [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Space VFX Free Update : Wormhole Edition Teaser

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 13:45

Aidy Burrows writes: Warp over to enjoy some dimension & time jumping VFX stylings. This is a free new update to the Space VFX course. It'll be coming soon to YouTube (available early to owners of the course from Monday on Gumroad). What’s in this update? 2.5 hours of bonus video tutorials: Blender Setup - [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Live Concert Event Animation titled "The Cowboys"

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:40

Here's a superb Blender production supporting a live concert performance. This was a Visual Video Animation created using Blender/ Cycles to render created for my local highschool that i spend about 8 months to create this for them. This year was special because it was the final year of the band director so i wanted [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Blender Discord Community

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 09:37

Here's a reminder about the existence of the Blender Discord - a great place to chat + talk to other Blender users. Joey Bennett writes: If you're familiar with Discord, then you know what a wonderful app it is for communities to talk, share stuff, and have fun. If you're not familiar with Discord, it's [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

99Sounds and SampleScience release free "Drum Machine" for Mac & Win VST & AU

Audio Freeware - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 08:28
99Sounds and SampleScience have released Drum Machine, a freeware drum rompler instrument in VST and AU plug-in formats for Windows and Mac OS. The plugin is based on a set of electronic and [Read More]

Art Spotlight: Mario Galaxy

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 06:15

Iván Batalla takes us behind the scenes of his 'Mario Galaxy' scene in this Sketchfab Art Spotlight. Hi! My name is Iván Batalla, I’m a young 3D Artist from northern Spain. I’m a beginner who discovered Blender around a year ago, and since then I have been modeling almost every day, learning new things with [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Anime series "Deadstar" Releases New Short Film

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 02:05

Brandon Wright writes: Just completed a new side short story for Deadstar series. This is a standalone story takes place before the initial first episode. You don't have to have seen the previous episodes to watch it. I also live streamed my progress over the course of the 3 months process it took to animate [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Dotec-Audio releases AAX versions of all products

Audio Freeware - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 01:12
Dotec-Audio has announced that AAX versions of all its plug-ins are now available: DeeComp. DeeGain. DeeMax. DeePanpot. DeeSpeaker. Also, the Mac versions now support Mac OS X "10.7 (Lion) or [Read More]

Create Ivy in Blender using the Ivy Gen Add-on

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:00

Daan Miles shows how to quickly set up Ivy Gen. Hello guys, this is short tutorial where I show you how to create simple ivy using ivygen built in add-on in Blender. It is simple and effective method which you can completely understand after this 4 minute tutorial. Thanks for watching and comments are welcome.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Art of Walid Achekzai

Blender 3D News - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:30

I'm impressed with the materials in the scenes from Walid Achekzai from Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Trickster - Commission Work for 3D World Magazine

Blender 3D News - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:25

Yanal's back with a another gorgeous sculpt. Take a look behind the scenes and see how he created it. Nice choice of music too :) Hey guys! So I did this work for 3D World Magazine last month, creating a character entirely using Blender. Here is a time-lapse video of it :) Facebook Page

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Full Bucket Music releases "The blooo" v2.0.0 for Windows (Free VSTi)

Audio Freeware - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 08:39
Full Bucket Music has released version 2.0.0 of the blooo for Windows. Changes since v1.1.2: Fresh and bigger UI. MIDI Learn. User-defined Startup bank (FXB). Many internal fixes, optimizations, [Read More]

Free CC0 16K HDRI: Pond Bridge Night

Blender 3D News - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 08:20

Greg Zaal writes: Hey all :) Starting today, I'll be releasing a new 100% free HDRI every Friday - they'll be CC0 and available for instant download with no email form or other funny business. If you make something cool with them, I'd love to see it :) Here's the first one.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Animation Nodes #6: Imminent Collapse (Imploding sphere effect)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 06:15

Zach Hixson continues his fantastic tutorial series on Animation Nodes. Now we are really getting into the exciting stuff, and seeing what Animation Nodes can really do! In this part we will be using everything we have learned so far to clone our object, rotate it, and use an Effector to control the distance. Here's [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MaxToBlender Plugin - Direct File Conversion [$]

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

Auke Huys writes: MaxToBlender is a plugin to transfer 3DsMax scene data to Blender with just 2 clicks. 3DtoAll did other exchange plugins like MaxToC4D, MaxToMaya, MaxToModo and C4DtoMax and now they solved common import/export problems automatically. It can also convert scenes with V-Ray shaders into Blender “similar” settings.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Wave Arts releases free "Tube Saturator Vintage" plug-in for Mac & Win VST2, VST3, AU & AAX

Audio Freeware - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 04:02
Wave Arts has released Tube Saturator Vintage, a free reissue of the original Tube Saturator. Tube Saturator Vintage uses circuit simulation technology to faithfully reproduce the sound of a [Read More]

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