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Kent Trammell's Intro to Hard Surface Vehicle Modeling

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:45

pavla writes: In a recording of the first live session from his Vehicle Modeling Class, Kent Trammell gets into hard surface particular modeling and general polygon modeling techniques.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BlueLab plug-ins now available for Windows

Audio Freeware - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:03
BlueLab | Audio Plugins has announced that all the BlueLab plug-ins, which were recently updated and redesigned for MacOS, are now available for Windows too. The plug-in formats are VST, VST3 [Read More]

Brecht Van Lommel joins the Blender Institute as full time Blender and Cycles developer

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 05:21

The Blender 2.8 Code Quest has ended, but Brecht won't be coming home! He's returning to the Blender Institute (again ;-) as a full-time developer. Remember that the Blender Institute needs your support to hire people like Brecht. If you haven't already, consider subscribing to the Blender Cloud or becoming a Blender Development Fund supporter. [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Art of Heikki Hide

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 03:30

Enjoy the work of Heikki Hide from Helsinki, Finland!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.79.5 Cycles GPU Render Comparison with different Tiles (4K)

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 01:23

3d/vfx professor writes: Most Blender artists are using the official release only and they are used to set higher tiles for faster GPU rendering. Usually by using the Auto Tile Size addon. This is still necessary in 2.79b. But in the 2.79.5 daily builds there are significant improvements to support optimized hybrid rendering with CPU [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Armory Engine Vs Patreon Update

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 21:33

Serapth writes: Suddenly without warning 4 days ago, Patreon shut down the Armory game engine's page and refunded all donors. This left people wondering at the future of the Armory game engine and just what the heck is going on with Patreon. We are still in the dark on the later, but the Armory engine [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Krita 4.1.0 Released

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:00

This release includes the following major new features: A new reference images tool that replaces the old reference images docker. You can now save and load sessions: the set of images and views on images you were working on You can create multi-monitor workspace layouts An improved workflow for working with animation frames An improved [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Art Spotlight: Retrogasm 2018 - Chidori/Persona 3

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:30

3D Artist Anaïs Barbeau shares her entry from the Retrogasm 2018 competition: Chidori from Persona 3 and gives us a behind-the-scenes look at how she created the model. Hi everyone, my name is Anaïs Barbeau and I’m a freelance 3D artist from France. I started 3D modeling 9 years ago, but it’s been 6/7 years [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Verge3D 2.5: on the road to Cycles and Eevee [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 05:58

soft8soft writes: Hi @ll! With Verge3D 2.5 we're introducing the support for most frequently used Cycles nodes (including Principled BSDF shader). Try it out and and see how your own scenes look online! Also we made an awesome robotic experience based on the recent features. Check it out here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Fanan team releases Jumper Demo MIDI Utility for Windows

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 05:52
Fanan team released Jumper Demo, a free reduced, yet fully functional version of Jumper. Jumper Demo is a stand alone MIDI utility for windows computers, based on virtual MIDI cables method [Read More]

Video: How does a Grand Piano work?

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 03:00

Jared Owen created a fantastic video explaining the mechanics of a grand piano. This video covers the different parts of a Grand Piano and what happens when a key is pressed. For those interested - the keys being played on the piano are the real keys for the song (or at least close to it). [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Armory, Blender Game Creating Tutorials for the Armory Game Engine

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 00:54

Montedre writes: With the recent free release of the Armory game engine I have created a YouTube channel and Patreon page called Armory, Blender, Game that is dedicated to exploring and teaching Blender and Armory to create interactive media and games. There are currently 14 videos on the YouTube Channel along with PDF's and the [...]

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Blender 2.8 : Eevee, UI and Bones

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 22:58

jayanam writes: Here is a new Blender 2.8 video in which I want to give you some impressions of the latest development version like rendering for Bones and models with Eevee renderer, Pie-menu and creating animations with new bone overlays.

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Grease Pencil Shader FX - Blender 2.8 Beta

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 13:05

Here's a quick look at the upcoming Grease Pencil in 2.8 and they look AMAZING! You can now use modifiers like Blur, Colorize, Light, Pixelate and Rim and... they work for animations too! Check it out:

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The Art of Robert Tiess

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 11:00

Enjoy the work of Robert Tiess, Independent Multimedia Artist + Blender Specialist (RobertT) from New York!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Add-on: PBR Texture Multibaker

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 08:55

papalagi writes: Hello dear Blenderheads, as promised here's the video sporting the Addon for lightspeed baking of multiple PBR Textures at once. It needs the UE4 Node Group shown in a previous video. I hope it's going to be useful for all the people working in RT graphics / VR content, like me. Happy Blending! [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Zynaptiq releases World Cup Horn Suppressor plug-in for Mac & Win VST, AAX and AU

Audio Freeware - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 08:53
Zynaptiq has announced the immediate availability of the World Cup Horn Suppressor plug-in for the VST, AAX and AU formats on macOS and Windows. The multi-channel plugin allows suppressing the [Read More]

Faber Acoustical updates SignalScope X to v10.3 - acts as a free reader for FFT, Dual FFT, and Octave analyzer data

Audio Freeware - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 08:40
Faber Acoustical has announced that SignalScope X version 10.3 is now available for download from the App Store. In the new version, all tool tabs are visible, regardless of the current subscription [Read More]

First 2 Know feature - All made with Blender!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 06:50

Rence writes: Hi Bart, I was recently approached by the online Viral page, First 2 Know, to do a feature of my personal work. They got hold of me via my Instagram account and asked if they could make an edit of my work to post. I was so honored and told them to go [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Intermediate Tutorial: How to Model a Low-Poly Apartment Building

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 04:45

jsabbott writes: Welcome to the third tutorial of the 3D Game Assets series. In this tutorial we will be modeling a low-poly apartment building asset. The written tutorial is available here.

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