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Tutorial: The Natural Substance (Realistic Plant Material)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 08:20

Thomas Berard shares some tips on how to create good looking plant materials. Have you ever struggled to create realistic plants within Blender Cycles? Plants are a very detailed aspect of nature and if it is represented poorly in CGI, your scene can look pretty average. If you were to inspect a leaf, for example, [...]

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Matthieu Brucher updates Audio Toolkit to v1.4.0

Audio Freeware - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 06:38
Matthieu Brucher has announced an update to Audio Toolkit, a BSD-licensed audio processing library based on a pipeline concept. This release focused on efficiency on IIR filters as well as adding [Read More]

Free Download: The CutAway Shader

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 06:15

Dylan Whiteman presents the CutAway Shader, a free Blender add on for architectural visualisation, model cutaways and more. After 3 years in the making - I'm excited to announce the alpha release of the CutAway Shader - a free addon for Blender for artists, architects, scientists and engineers. If you've ever wanted to cut away [...]

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Wooden Toy Car

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 04:10

Rence discovered a great site for free to use 3D assets and illustrates it with his latest project, a wooden toy car. There is this really great site for free 3D models called Dimensiva. All models are free for both personal and commercial use! I found this toy car model and I had to do [...]

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How to Model a Cave Scene

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

Darkfall writes: In this tutorial we will be creating a basic Cave Scene. I did a speed modelling video of this scene and since a few people had been interested about how I achieved it, I decided to do a "Condensed version" of it. The speed modelling video originally was over 3 hours. So I [...]

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Breakdown: Lord of Oil

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00

Anthony Pilon shows the different steps in his latest work, 'Lord of Oil' Another underground-themed render - moving from the crypt, to a catacomb. What's down that staircase, I wonder? https://cdnb.artstation.com/p/assets/images/images/004/785/647/large/anthony-pilon-lord-of-oil.jpg

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Tek'it Audio releases "MScontrol" - Free Mid/Side Control Plugin

Audio Freeware - Mon, 02/06/2017 - 16:41
Tek'it Audio has released MScontrol, a free mid-side controller utility plugin. MScontrol offers stereo signal encoding into mid­-side signal, decoding of mid­-side signal into stereo signal, [Read More]

Free download: Asteroids and Lightnings Galore

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/06/2017 - 10:25

Einar Petersen shares his *HUGE* collection of asteroids and lightning .blend models - it contains 1,000 asteroid models and 100 lightning models. Enjoy! So there I was tweeting about a 3D Lightnings library containing 100 Lightnings made in Blender3D that I had commissioned way back in time, when I was asked why I had not [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Art of Paul Siedler

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/06/2017 - 08:20

Paul Siedler's portfolio is very broad - ranging from awesome brutish characters to steampunk. Enjoy!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender and ZBrush for hardsurface models

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/06/2017 - 06:15

jayanam writes: In this tutorial I show how to combine 2 hardsurface models created with Blender with ZBrush Dynamesh.

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Free download: Blender Space Nebula Node Group

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/06/2017 - 04:10

Mark Kingsnorth shares a ready to use node group for creating beautiful 'space nebula' effects in Blender. Hi there, I have been using Blender for a while to experiment with space nebula like effects using procedural textures. To that end, I've created a "Nebula" Node Group to share that can create a variety of effects. Downloads, [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 6

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/06/2017 - 01:10

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! White Silence by denis_sd on Sketchfab Trvp by luyssport on Sketchfab Fishing? by SearKitchen on Sketchfab Kitchen Scene Diorama - Hand Painted by autumnpioneer on Sketchfab Assassins on [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Developers meeting notes, February 5

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

There's a lot of good stuff in this week's notes: Blender 2.78b is expected this Tuesday, 2.79 targets are becoming clear, the Google Summer of Code application has been submitted and a new developer joins the Blender Institute in Amsterdam! Ton writes: 1) Blender 2.78b, performance update Linux and Windows binaries are ready Mac OS [...]

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The Art of Olivier Pautot

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/05/2017 - 08:15

I like the cartoonish, smooth style of the France-based Blender freelance artist Olivier Pautot. Some of his shapes and color usage remind me of Poked Studio, allbeit it's obviously not as psychedelic ;-)

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What are Your top 10 Reasons to Love Blender?

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/05/2017 - 04:10

Bugzilla2001 shared a video listing his top 10 reasons for loving Blender (and I'm happy to see BlenderNation makes a quick appearance too!). What are yours?

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Surf, Light, Machine

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/05/2017 - 00:14

This poor little robot dreams of learning to surf.. Peter Mattson writes: This is a short I just finished created all in Blender- another chapter in the robot surf saga. Not that this is autobiographical but in real life my wife is a very nice person. Here is the original I made many years ago: [...]

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Embroidigraph Video

Blender 3D News - Sat, 02/04/2017 - 09:20

Chosen One Media writes: Check out this quick video I did in about 18 days, hope you enjoy!

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Handpainted texture workflow

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 12:16

Luyssport creates the most wonderful handpainted work in Blender. He shares his secrets in this tutorial. The video contains no sound, but the pace is slow and it's easy to follow. Hi, I´m Luis an artist from Leon, a beautiful city in Spain.I love all visual media as design, films, comics, videogames… but what really [...]

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The Art of Vladimír Stáňa

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 09:10

I love the steampunk work that Vladimír Stáňa creates. Steampunk Computer by tummi on Sketchfab

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Yan's Daily Tips

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 07:05

Yanal Sosak had launched a YouTube channel with daily Blender tips. Hey guys! At the beginning of this Year (2017), i launched (Yan's Daily Tips) where i post daily tips on character creations. There are cool tips on blender, sculpting and more to come. If you want to learn how to create characters, it is [...]

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