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The Lady of K'anamarka and the relevance of computer graphics for tourism

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 06:10

Cicero Moraes is back with a new story about digital archeology. For the eighth time, I traveled to Peru, as I have always been very well treated and enjoyed good moments throughout the social spectrum. The big difference from this episode in relation to the other seven is perhaps the fact that I realized how [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 31

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 03:05

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! Low poly McCree by Seafoam on Sketchfab Heart made of strings by Blenderkurt on Sketchfab Nintendo 2DS XL by Virtual Studio on Sketchfab Caretta caretta by CONABIO on [...]

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Screen Replacement

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 00:00

Darkfall writes: In this video we will be using Planar Tracking to replace the screen in our movie clip (Download Link Below). This technique can be used for many other effects such as the Healing/Regeneration Effect we did in a previous Tutorial. We wont be focusing on the removal of the green screen (That will [...]

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Oil Lamp Scene Timelapse

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 14:50

davzeppelin writes: Hi anyone here on BN, my name is Dave from Italy and i've been making a few blender timelapse videos in the last months... i'm working on a new one right now but it's taking me longer than i expected so i thought i'd share my last video for now... The result is [...]

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Sprytile v0.4.21 Release

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 12:42

ZeroByte writes: Sprytile is a set of tools for Blender that helps build 3D models from 2D tiles. Build scenes using tiles like it's the 16-bit era, or use Sprytile's paint tool to UV map your low poly models right inside the view port. With the release of version 0.4.21 and the multi-tile feature, creating [...]

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The Art of Eric Soares

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 07:22

I've featured Eric's "Path" before, check out his other work!

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City of Launceston 3D Scan Released

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 04:35

Stuart Attenborrow writes: A new dataset has just been released by City of Launceston (in Tasmania, Australia). It's a 3D scanned mesh of the central city complete with textures broken into 200m square tiles for download in FBX and Sketchup 8. The dataset is licensed under CC BY 3.0 AU meaning you can copy, distribute, [...]

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Blender Studio Podcast #056 - Dweebs

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/29/2017 - 07:30

Pablo Vazquez writes: The Blender Animation Studio is back with the announcement of a new short open movie project - The Dweebs, Blender Cloud got a new shiny workshop, we talk about the updates on Blender.org and much more. Join us for Podcast #56! The Dweebs Originally created by Hjalti Hjalmarsson (who is directing and [...]

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Plane Crash VFX

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 13:27

RememberAlbin Merle's Car Crash breakdown and tutorials? He's back with a fantastic plane crash simulation, all done in Blender! albin writes: Hi everyone, I finally finished the comp of my crash plane scene. The purpose of this test was to learn and improve my knowledge of the awesome Blender fracture modifier build. So here the [...]

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sculpting and retopology 101

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:30

Jellymeyer writes: Hi Blender folks. I'll admit that I was reluctant to even try post this to BlenderNation but It seems to have gotten some attention from youtube. I recently made a couple of tutorials on Sculpting and retopo-ing a simple candle. I have a hunch that it's because a lot of people aren't really [...]

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Dance MIDI Samples releases "DMS Psytrance Loops Free Pack"

Audio Freeware - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 08:50
Dance MIDI Samples has announced the release of DMS Psytrance Loops Free Pack. The download includes 50 synth loops including acid-lines and arpeggiated psychedelic synth textures. The pack also [Read More]

BUG Paris: EEVEE, August 5

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 06:00

e5dy writes: This Saturday, August 5, we will see together the development version of Blender 2.8 and in particular its real-time rendering engine, EEVEE This engine, like Marmoset, will bring Blender into the era of modern softs, as a tool for the development of video games and for the previz, as well as for the [...]

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Tutorial: Easy Cinematic Look

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 03:00

BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! In this Photoshop to Blender tutorial I will be showing you how to easily take any image and make it look more cinematic by using Blender's compositor in less than 5 minutes. It's super easy and will work with most scenes. I hope you guys enjoy this tutorial and learn something [...]

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Cycles Material Vault Lite Now Available [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 09:40

Reynante Martinez writes: Hey, Blender artists, I've got some awesome news for you! In cooperation with the awesome John Roper, we're very proud to announce the Lite version of CMV—all the essentials of the The Cycles Material Vault for half the price! Have fun with CMV and happy materializing! :) Get it now at www.cyclesmaterialvault.com [...]

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Learn Blender with the free "Blender Fundamentals" video series

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 06:30

The Blender Foundation has released a series of 25 instruction videos aimed at new Blender users. It covers everything from user interface concepts, modeling tools and rendering (animation doesn't seem to be included at this point but might get added at a later date). The videos are produced by Dillon Goo.

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Blender 2.8 EEVEE is Awesome!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 03:53

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In this video I give you a glimpse into the new Blender 2.8 realtime engine called “EEVEE” and a flying Trabant! This is what I got after testing it for a few hours. My conclusion: EEVEE IS AWESOME! (and will be even more awesome in the future) Enjoy! ~Zacharias EEVEE [...]

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MeldaProduction updates all effects and MPowerSynth to 11.02, MDrummer to 7.00, and releases MTurboCompMB, MWobblerMB and MFreeformPhase

Audio Freeware - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:26
MeldaProduction has updated all effect plugins and MPowerSynth to 11.02, and MDrummer to 7.00, providing several new features, optimizations, improvements and fixes. Additionally 3 new plugins [Read More]

The Art of Luis Burdallo

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 09:15

Awesome music equipment by Luis Burdallo from Madrid, Spain.

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New EeveePorn Videos!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 06:10

Feast on this, new eye candy from Blender's upcoming realtime engine!

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Tutorial: Neon Sign

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 03:05

BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! In this video I will be showing you how to create a neon sign in blender. This is an easy process which most beginners can follow along. In the video I will demonstrate how to create the model for the neon sign, how to create the materials for the light and [...]

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