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How to export Blender models to Fusion with FBX and Alembic

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 04:10

Thinking Penguin writes: Basic 3d Data exchange between Fusion and Blender with Fbx and alembic formats.

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Tutorial: Create a door with details

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 02:05

jayanam writes: This is a series of videos in which I show how to create a door with blender and finally export it as fbx to a game engine (Unity 5). Part 1: I start with the handle of the door Part 2: Then the keyhole-plate Part 3: Add the keyhole and other details Part [...]

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Fluid Particles - Motion Tracking

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 23:47

Blazraidr shares another eerie video, combining fluid simulation with tracked footage (check out another animation by him here). Here's another video of fluid particles simulated and composited into live action footage. Footage was shot on a Canon 550D, tracked with Blender 2.78a. An HDRI of the scene was captured on site to get accurate lighting. [...]

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Blender User Group Lyon (France), Jan 4

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 12:41

Blendeheads in Lyon, France, are meeting this Wednesday! PtiLuky writes: Hohoho ! Right after Christmas and New Years Eve, we continue the party in Lyon, France, with the launch of our Blender User Group, this wednesday January 4th 2017 ! For this first meetup, the program is as follows : 7 to 7:15 p.m : [...]

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Rigged chess pieces with procedural wood [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 08:37

Pixelpoems.de offers a great set of chess pieces on the Blender Market. Hi all, i am proud to announce my latest product, a classic chess pieces set. The figurines are fully rigged and come with a pose library that represents a real life chess tournament game. So if you are not familiar with the chess [...]

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Happy 23rd birthday, Blender!

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 06:18

This is very cool: Ton just dug up his first ever piece of Blender code - written on January 2, 1994. So happy birthday, Blender! :) Happy 23rd birthday to Blender! #b3d pic.twitter.com/KtriEwBc21 — Ton Roosendaal (@tonroosendaal) January 2, 2017

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Storyboarding Basics for Blender Animators

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 05:16

Here's a super useful quick overview of storyboarding by Jugaad Animation. The upgraded Grease Pencil in Blender has opened up new opportunities in Storyboarding and 2D Animation. However, to use that function, you need to have a basic understanding of Storyboarding. Storyboarding is a process where you take the finished script and visualise it with drawings. [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab this week

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 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! ?StarOcean3? Nel Zelpher by JunSkywa1ker on Sketchfab Hand Painted Sword by polygonmonster on Sketchfab Walking Machine by manungue on Sketchfab Deer-chan by SearKitchen on Sketchfab Wc Export 01 [...]

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VFX Breakdown II: Saithan

Blender 3D News - Sun, 01/01/2017 - 23:57

Manikandan Rajendran shares another breakdown of  a scene in 'Saithan' Ramesh Acharya - Team R-Art Works Visual Studio. Ananother VFX Breakdowns from the film 'SAITHAN', made with Blender.

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Blender Developers meeting notes, January 1, 2017

Blender 3D News - Sun, 01/01/2017 - 12:26

Here are the notes from today's meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Ton Roosendaal writes: Happy new year! 2017 will be the year of 2.8, exciting times ahead. Below are the notes from today's 15 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. 1) Blender 2.8 projects Lukas Toenne restored particles/hair code in the 2.8 branch. Sergey Sharybin and Bastien [...]

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Image: Volcano

Blender 3D News - Sun, 01/01/2017 - 05:10

Conflig posted this wonderful scene that combines a volcano with underwater life. Hello! I'm back with another portfolio piece. I'm trying to improve my overall skills in modelling/texturing/lighting. I hope you like it! Any critique and questions are welcomed!

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The top 30 Blender developers 2016

Blender 3D News - Sun, 01/01/2017 - 01:24

Who were the most active Blender developers in 2016? Ton gives an overview and thanks them on Blender.org. Let’s salute and applaud the most active developers for Blender of the past year again! The ranking is based on commit total, for Blender itself and all its branches. Obviously a commit total doesn’t mean much. Nevertheless, [...]

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BlenderNation's 2016 in Review

Blender 3D News - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 10:00

2016 was another busy year in the Blender community, and I think all the signs are that 2017 will be the year where Blender will make its big breakthrough in the professional market. Here on BlenderNation things have been pretty hectic too - a more active community means more news to keep track of and [...]

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Time lapse: modeling a Space Station

Blender 3D News - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 08:10

Maybe you can get some inspiration from this time lapse by Fred Mantel. Hello everyone! Within this timelapse video, I'm modeling a Space Station in Blender. At the end of the video, there has been done some composition in After Effects too. It took me 4 hours to create the entire scene. I hope you enjoy [...]

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Image: Ratcap

Blender 3D News - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 05:58

TaekeKeuning writes: Hi everybody, I'd like to share with you a personal project that I've been working on: Another portrait, this time a New York Paperboy Sculpted/modeled the face with Blender, the clothes are made with Marvelous. Textured with Blender and Quixel, rendered with cycles and composited in Photoshop. I hope you guys like it, [...]

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10 great free resources for artists

Blender 3D News - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 00:27

Johnson Martin lists his ten favourite non-Blender resources on the web. I use a lot of tools as a creator and I know how hard it is to find quality tools and resources to bring projects to the next level of professionalism and creativity. As a result, I compiled this sampling of some of the [...]

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Moby Motion's Livestream starts now

Blender 3D News - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 14:00

Moby Motion's Live Physics Simulation Tutorial is on now. Enjoy! My live physics simulation tutorial! Come along with any questions you have about luxrender physics simulations, or anything else to do with Blender!

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Pac Man Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 11:00

Stefano Milani uses animated booleans to create a Pacman character. Hi guys, in our latest short video we made a Pac Man going around and running from ghosts in a real environment. When i was planning this project i was sure that making the Pac Man itself was the easiest part of the video ( [...]

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New User Group: Amman, Jordan

Blender 3D News - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 08:20

alekulyn writes: A Blender User Group has been established in Amman, Jordan, and to start off, we're already almost halfway through a Blender introduction course. We meet on Thursdays at 6 PM near the 6th Circle. For questions about seat availability, meeting changes, or just general information, a Facebook page has been set up.

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The Art of Alisson Monteiro

Blender 3D News - Wed, 12/28/2016 - 12:35

Alisson Monteiro from Brazil creates wonderful characters in Blender.

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