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Reel: 3DAGroup

Blender 3D News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:00
Some good animation work from a new Russian studio. Hi. We are a young Russian company, 3DAgroup. We are engaged in creation of 3D graphics. All works presented to a portfolio were made in Blender. In the development of design for our site, we also used Blender.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Soundsystem Brabant releases Thesis 2 Granular Delay for free (VST Win)

Audio Freeware - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 01:31
Soundsystem Brabant has announced the release of Thesis 2, a new version of the granular delay that supports pitch shifting, time-stretching, panning options and LFO modulation. Thesis 2 is now free a [Read More]

Model Download: Vehicles Assets

Blender 3D News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 01:00
A sweet set of game vehicles and a matching landscape to drive them around in. This is a low poly 3D Vehicles asset It's the first set I created and will create more based on this set. Set contains 12 unique cars in 7 different colors totaling 84 different vehicles. Feel free to let me [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BlenderNation is entering vacation mode!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:53
I'm about to leave on a 2-week vacation. I will try hard to avoid any contact with computers during that time :) Don't worry though, I have pre-programmed a lot of great stories for you and the awesome Chris Plush (Blengine) is going to keep an eye on things here. If you care to sponsor a [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

CFA-Sound releases FilterGrizzy2 - Free Filter Plug-in for Windows VST

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:41
CFA-Sound has announced the release of FilterGrizzly2 - a free filter VST plug-in for Windows. Features: 2x oversampling and anti-aliasing algorithm. tube-based filter drive unit. classic analog ladde [Read More]

Game engine: FPS Mouselook script and realtime text

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:00
Check out this new CG Masters tutorial on using a mouselook script in the BGE for FPS controls. Plus learn how to add real text in the game engine (not bitmap fonts), use Python to word wrap long strings into multiple lines, change the font resolution, and learn how to change the text in game. [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Demo Reel: Oscar Paz

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 02:00
Check out Oscar Paz' work. Oscar Paz writes: My name is Oscar Paz, i'm from Mexico City, i've been working with Blender as a primary tool since 7 years ago, i have been part of very interesting projects of mapping and 3D. i havent had time before to collect some of that projects into a [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Gooseberry pilot kick-off – first day

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:41
Gooseberry is now in full swing, the story team has arrived and has begun filling a new office with their ideas. This morning the story team arrived for the kick-off. I’ve temporary rented an empty unit from our neighbors, this office has long walls that can be filled entirely with storyboards and concept art. A [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Interview: Tamito Kajiyama from Freestyle

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 06:15
Gottfried Hofmann interviewed Freestyle's Tamito Kajiyama. Tamito Kajiyama is the developer who has worked on the integration of Freestyle into Blender for the longest period of time. Since 2009 he is the maintainer of the project. In this interview, he talks about the history and hurdles of the Freestyle integration development and how motivating it is [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Addon Overview: Mesh Lint

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:38
This one is quite old, but I think it's still very useful: Kent Tramell reviews the Mesh Lint add-on that helps make sure your geometry is error-free.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

X-Plane - Mykonos Airport made with Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 02:00
Fly around a Greek island with the X-Plane flight simulator in a Blender-generated scene. ILIAS TSELIOS writes: Mykonos Airport is an add-on for X-Plane flight simulator by Laminar Research. For our 3D objects we used mainly blender for modelling and exclusively blender for UV-unwrapping, texturing and baking. Blender is a powerful tool and fits perfect [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Market: Blender Chair Creator Add-on

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:00
The Blender Chair Creator lets you to dynamically configure chair models, allowing for up to 10,000 different combinations! Blender Chair Creator is a blender file which provides opportunity to create your own chair. You can create a model by using 40 different elements and 4 sets of materials. Thanks to this, your chair will be [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Saltline updates Free Brzoza to v1.0.2 for Windows

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:12
Saltline has updated Brzoza, the freeware synthesizer for Windows, to version 1.0.2. Changes: New user interface. Larger preset bank (including DFL presets). Preset manager. Extra state variable filte [Read More]

How to Make a Grungy Metal Material?

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:02
Gleb is back with a new tutorial: Discover how to make a Silent Hill style grungy metal material in 5 steps!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

99Sounds releases free "Cinematic Sound Effects" Sample Library for Kontakt and SFZ

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:39
99Sounds has released Cinematic Sound Effects, a free collection of futuristic sound effects crafted by Joshua Crispin aka Generdyn. The library contains a set of 50 impact sound effects, risers, atmo [Read More]

UVI updates UVI Workstation to v2.5.4

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:48
UVI has updated UVI Workstation to version 2.5.4. Changes: [New] Preset loading time optimization. [Fix] Fix possible hang when loading session. [Fix] Fix possible issue with mono mode. [Fix] Fix poss [Read More]

Simulating thick cloth

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:00
Blender's cloth simulator works great on thin structures, but not so well on thick materials. David Radford found a good approach to solve this. I recently had a project that required a cloth simulation on a very thick mesh. With the standard cloth settings, this was impossible. I had to find another way. A simple [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Biome Digital Launches Free Sample Packs Competition

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 03:08
Biome Digital are giving away some free samples packs from their website www.BiomeDigital.co.uk. All you have to do is "Like" their Facebook page. Four winners will be picked at random and notified by [Read More]

Steinberg updates VST Connect Performer for Mac and Win to v2.0.40

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 02:59
Steinberg has announced the availability of a new maintenance update for VST Connect Performer, the client-side application for Steinberg's VST Connect remote recording solution. The 2.0.40 update res [Read More]

Tutorial: Create a Professional Text Animation

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 02:00
Learn how to create text animations in Blender. Mark LaBarr writes: In this tutorial you will learn how to create a fancy text animation using Blender. It all started out when I saw a few professional text intros and I thought to myself: ‘Psh, Blender can do that!’
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

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