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MuTools updates MuLab and MUX Modular VST to v7.6.8

Audio Freeware - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 02:10
MuTools has updated MuLab and MUX Modular VST to version 7.6.8. What's new: New Resonator module. Resonates the incoming audio and the resonations can be played via a keyboard or sequence. New [Read More]

Umi No Ha (Blade of the Sea) - Post Mortem 02

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

Brandon Hix writes: In my second post mortem on the Blender Unleashed blog I dig into the lessons I learned while working on my latest 3d illustration featuring a massive katana and an epic Japanese landscape. This illustration won me a spot in the reader's gallery in 3d Artist issue 110 and I'm happy to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Create a Modern Interior in Blender Part 6: Realistic Lighting

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 23:01

Steve Lund writes: Learn how to achieve Realistic Interior Lighting in Part 6! We start by setting up an HDRI map and add some Light portals to control the light and reduce noise, then go on to UV Unwrap our objects and start on Materials! You'll find all parts of this tutorial here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Weekly Blender Developers meeting notes - October 2, 2017

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:35

Here are the notes from today's 08 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Sergey writes: Reminder: meetings are on Mondays now, next meeting is 9 Oct, 16 UTC (18 CEST). 1) Blender 2.79 "a" No decision on "a" is possible yet, need more time. Next we review status again. 2) Blender 2.8 projects Clement Foucault did [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

HDRI Haven now 100% Free, CC0

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:38

Greg Zaal writes: Hey folks :) Title says it all - my HDRI shop is no longer a shop, all the HDRIs I make are now completely free for everyone. No accounts, no email spam, no restrictive licenses or even captcha. Just pure HDRIs ready to be downloaded. CC0 = public domain, i.e. I no [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 3D Game Asset Creation : Well

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:20

jayanam writes: This is a Blender Game Asset creation series for a well model. I show how to: 1. Create the mesh of the well with Blender: 2. Add more details and sub models: 3. UV Unwrap the models: 4. Texture the well with Substance Painter: 5. Export the textures and import the fbx into [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

"Hero" Storyboard Spring and Team Warm Up

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 06:15

Daniel M. Lara shares a quick update on the progress of the new "Hero" open movie project: Javier and Me made the storyboard spring week, it was so intense and so fruitful, at the same time, the team was warming up with grease pencil tool. Now we are working in the animatic, two minutes, maybe [...]

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Gravestone Game Asset Creation Workflow

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

Grant Abbitt writes: This is my workflow for creating a gravestone game asset. I go through: basic shape modelling sculpting with multires modifier unwrapping baking painting applying the materials At the end i highlight a few mistakes i made and how i would do things differently.

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How To Create A Character In Blender - Part 3/8 - UV Mapping Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:05

Yanal Sosak writes: Part 3 of the course is on UV Mapping, i will take you through a quick unwrapping of Uly :) Tutorial starts at 00.26 seconds. Course: https://gumroad.com/l/RERIt. 50% off code: yansculpts_10k_special_limited See the other parts of this series here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

PAPERTHIN: Chaos

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 00:00

Agu Rex UD writes: What does the future hold for humanity... Will the advancement of science technology bring prosperity to mankind or will man lose control of such powerful knowledge? This is the story of those who live in such a time.

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Loopmasters update Loopcloud to v1.4

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 23:56
Loopmasters have updated their free cloud based sample service Loopcloud to version 1.4. New Features: Dynamic Audio Rendering – drag pitched, time stretched and sequenced audio direct to your [Read More]

Texture a Face in Stencil Brush Mode

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:48

yoji writes: Hi everyone i made a tutorial for texturing a face with stencil Brush in Blender 2.79 I made a French version too:

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Beach Waves -Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:45

Not new, but this wave simulation by Artell Blender is SOOOO good! Check it out. (Hat tip to Tangent Animation). My latest project to improve my skills in Blender fluid simulation. 100% Blender, except After Effect for final compositing. Been using Realflow before, and i'm quite surprised by Blender! It deserves a lot more attention. [...]

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Thomas Mundt updates free LoudMax to v1.19 for Mac, Win, and Winamp

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:14
Thomas Mundt has updated LoudMax to version 1.19 for Mac OS and Windows. The Winamp version has also been updated. Changes: Improved peak hold calculation. Minor optimizations. [Read More]

Building a render farm with 'normal' computers

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 06:15

Jamesy writes: In this video we show how you can easily make a renderfarm out of pretty much any computer that can run blender. If that sounds like something you'd be into, read on and of course watch the video too :) Up until fairly recently I had been using two laptops to render. I [...]

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NuSpace Audio updates Riviera to v1.3.0

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 04:25
NuSpace Audio has updated the free Riviera plugin with an improved GUI, new stereo functions, and maintenance fixes. Features: New GUI. Added gain, stereo mid-side width, and left/right phase [Read More]

[non-Blender] Snappers Advanced Facial Rig

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 04:14

Rence writes: This isn't a Blender piece but it is incredible and highly inspiring for 3D artists!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Full Bucket Music Ports the Deputy Mark II and Kern to Mac OS X (Free)

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 03:54
Full Bucket Music has ported the Deputy Mark II v1.2.0 and Kern v1.1.0 to Mac OS X (VST/AU). The deputy Mark II is a VST2.4 software instrument for Microsoft Windows (VST) and Apple macOS (VST/AU) [Read More]

VidPlayAU Multi-Format Video Player Plug-in Released For Beta Test

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 03:42
VidPlayVST.com have released for Beta Test an Audio Unit (AU) version of their multi-format video player for audio workstations. The plug-in plays video synchronised to the host transport and [Read More]

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 40

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 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! Being Good by Julien Kaspar on Sketchfab Little isometric room by vertexcat on Sketchfab Lulu & Frank by kokotheartist on Sketchfab Precisely by Earldense on Sketchfab Who let [...]

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