Media Technology News
Pablo demonstrates some pretty awesome mesh editing in this quick tip video. While working at the Blender Institute, he received a specific modeling question and with help from Campbell he was able to achieve a result with amazing ease.
CrimsonWarlock and Full Bucket Music have released Ragnarök. Ragnarök is a VST 2.4 software instrument designed to simulate a custom-built one-of-a-kind analog synthesizer from 1980. Ragnarök [Read More]
Lenny is selling a rigged high-resolution scan on the Blender market. I guess you have to like the haircut, but the detail on the model itself is quite convincing! This high resolution Body Scan Character is the perfect Extension for your Architectural Renderings. The Character is Rigged with the Blender included add on “Rigify“. It`s made [...]
Learn about procedural modeling in Blender in Brussels this Saturday. tmaes writes: On Saturday 08 November, I'll present a workshop relating to my Python tools for architectural procedural modeling (ArToKi House/House tools, Floor Maker, Doors/Windows Maker) at the Belgian Blender Users Group (BBUG). This will happen at the Botkamp in Brussels from 10:00 to 18:00. In the [...]
The Gooseberry team just gained a new team member with the arrival of Manu Järvinen in Amsterdam.
I'll be hosting a meetup for Sketchfab in Amsterdam next Thursday. Join us if you're interested to chat about 3D on the web!
Blenderheads in Minnesota are meeting next week! John Fino writes: Are you like me? Does the thought of navigating the node editor to create a simple material for Cycles fill you with dread? Do you say to hell with it and go back to making game assets? (I know I do.) Well, November 4th month [...]
Andrew Price interviews Reynante. His artworks are unique in that each one has a purpose to it, which can result in some very interesting works. In this podcast Reynante talks about how he stays creative, where he gets his inspiration from, and how to get ahead online. Also discussed: How Reynante’s anniversary was partially ruined [...]
Trance Techno Soundbanks has released Synth 1 Trance Templates a freeware soundpack for the SYNTH1 synthesizer. It includes 4 short trance templates which can be opened in Fl Studio, Ableton [Read More]
And another awesome 'making of' video by David F. Sandberg. What I find particularly inspiring in his videos is that he works with such simple materials and ideas, yes creates compelling stories. Also, be sure to check out his previous videos:
Pierrick Picaut built a WebBL application to completely customize a boke. It was made entirely using Blender assets. Pierrick writes: Hi Everyone, This could sound interesting for those of you that are looking for webGL application. 6 month ago, I've started working for a company to develop an e-shop demo allowing the customers to customize their product [...]
All the videos of the Blender Conference 2014 are online now. One you definitely shouldn't miss is 'The Joy of Animation' by Hjalti Hjalmarsson. In this session, he shares animation theory, tips and tricks, and loads of examples. You'll learn and laugh!
Gleb talks about how he got started with GC and where he got his inspiration and knowledge. Hello, I’m Gleb. I’m an 26 year old dude doing computer graphics and I want to tell you about 3 words that, literally, changed my life.Before we start, let me say it: I believe that every artist can [...]
Join a workshop in Belgium on Wednesday, November 12 and learn about modeling and 3D printing with Blender. Baptiste Ghesquiere writes: The 12th of November I will be giving a hands-on workshop at Buda::Lab Kortrijk in 3d-modeling using Blender. I will guide you trough the interface, learn to navigate, and then we start modeling. We [...]
Racoon media has published an extended set of his stylized landscape tiles. You can use them in combination with the Tile Based Procedural Landscape/Cityscape Generator add-on (which will work with any square tile set). These assets can be used to create elaborate and diverse procedural tile based landscapes. The possibilities are infinite, you can create [...]
A commercial by Levitation Studio. Dan Reut writes: This "Flagler Spirits" commercial was created by Levitation Studio team using Blender as the main software. The clouds were created using FumeFX plug-in, After Effects (for compositing), and Davinci Resolve (for color correction). Blender is an amazing tool for creating something unique and creative! Blender is only [...]
This video demonstrates how rotary phones used to work. I remember having one when I was a kid and seeing this definitely triggered some memories! Timo Rychert writes: This one's a bit older, but it never made it to BlenderNation (I guess since I didn't subtitle it, when I tried first). Anyway, I just rediscovered [...]
Gabriel Hackett has been drawing a number of famous Blenderheads. He's been away for a while, but will now be posting his work here on BlenderNation. I often sketch in the evenings when if I'm not working on an animation - I had a free evening on my hands and I had run out of [...]