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A great architectural viz image by BlackBoard studios. We in BlackBoard Studios wanted to create an architecture visualization. The inspiration for the 3D simulation came from apartment seeking we did in airbnb and houzz.com. We looked for rooms with a unique atmosphere. We wanted to make a room with a small story behind it, on the [...]
BlenderMonth is already generating some great content. We're starting off with A :) I participate to the BlenderMonth organized by my friend Julien Duroure. The idea is to post an article everyday for the month and following the alphabetical order. I'll try to do my best and write some articles to provide contents for the [...]
Remember Blender Guru's 'Introduction to Cycles Baking'? Anderson Baptista posted the result of the tutorial to Sketchfab - a great example of the use of baking. First sketchfab test model. Baked textures with Blender's Cycles.
Bert Huntsinger sells this detailed all-American building on the Blender Market. This is a two building combo. The Haines Block building in Rapid City South Dakota and the Pennington Bank building. The Haines Block building is one of the buildings that make up the famous Art Alley. These buildings look pretty good even up close. [...]
By Rossclark. Soft ice cream cones flavor chocolate, vanilla, mixed, acai grape and hard chocolate covered.
A creepy sci-fi scene by J_the_Ninja A sci-fi lab/dungeon environment, inspired by a recent replaying of Metroid Prime (still one of the best games of all time, IMO). Check the BlenderArtists thread for an alternative viewing angle of this scene.
Get started with the Blender video sequence editor with this new CG Geek tutorial. Steve Lund writes: In this tutorial I give an Introduction in to using Blenders Video Sequence editor! I go over adding Clips, Transitions, Sounds/Music, and Text!
Join a free 4-hour Blender workshop by MakerMex in Mexico! The main focus is on using Blender for 3D printing. Jose Carlos Aguilar writes: MakerMex is giving a free Workshop at Leon Guanajuato, Mexico registration is open at www.makermex.com, workshop includes 4 hours of training. Blender Interface and Introduction to 3D modeling. 3D printing Toolbox in [...]
The Gooseberry team shares their progress - watch the entire 1.5 hour update meeting online! Getting the right visual concepts for for a film is really tough – and although we’re far from ready it’s getting more clear what direction the film is heading now. Really really awesome. I’m also really happy to see a [...]
Ton Roosendaal shares the notes from yesterday's meeting in irc.freenode.net, #blendercoders. 1) Upcoming 2.72 release The wiki page with our planning: (no changes, in 2 weeks a first release build should be there) Meeting discussed the too many open issues in tracker. Joshua Leung has quite some animation issues (NLA, constraints) on his desk. Most [...]
João Carlos Chigueco shares some great work in his reel. Hi there! I'm a 2/3D Animator from Portugal, These are some of my work in blender made this year, I hope you enjoy!
Blenderheads in Paris are meeting this Saturday! e5dy writes: This meeting of the season, we receive team Flossmanual to mark the release of their latest book: Blender for video game (with artistic Director David Revoy). Cedric and Elisa have agreed to come (I'm waiting for responses and Lucile XAM). They will talk about Flossmanual and [...]
WOK has released MiniStepper, a free MIDI Step Sequencer Plug-in for Windows. Ministepper is designed to be easy to use. There are 8 steps, each with velocity, gate length and mute. Several play direc [Read More]
This simple hack lets you change your header color. Leon writes: Get lost in your scenes? Make a change and define a color for each scene. This color will be displayed in the Info Header. And yes it is a little bit more useful than other Theme modifiers! () The costume colors are saved in [...]
I didn't see that coming - as it turns out, IKEA uses CG on the majority of their product images. Every year, CGSociety goes to SIGGRAPH, one of the premier conferences on innovation for the computer graphics and VFX industries in the world. In 2012, we watched as Martin Enthed, the IT Manager for the [...]
vladg/sound has updated Nova-67P, a free parallel dynamic equalizer, to version 1.0.3. Changes in 1.0.3: Now the full-band compressor can be turned off. Fixed multiple bugs in Mac version. Default pre [Read More]
vladg/sound has updated Nova-67P, a free parallel dynamic equalizer, to version 1.0.3. Changes in 1.0.3: Now the fullband compressor can be turned off. Fixed multiple bugs in Mac version. Default pres [Read More]
A wonderfully dreamy y Baka-chanLove. Be sure to enlarge the image to fully appreciate it: PS: BlenderNation now has a group on deviantArt!
The Microvellum has released Fluid Designer, the amazing parametric furniture modeling fork of Blender. I know we released this way later then we wanted to, but we had a lot of preparation for a trade show we just attended where we were demonstrating Fluid Designer for the woodworking industry. There was an very positive response, [...]
Blend4Web has just released an update with support for better animation, particle systems and more. Blend4Web Team writes: Our development team proudly presents the new release of Blend4Web - the open source framework for creating interactive 3D web applications. In this release: a new demo scene, improved animation, particle system and geometry procedural generation. We've [...]