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Cherry Audio updates Voltage Modular to v1.3.3 - Includes wave of new modules

Audio Freeware - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 12:20


Cherry Audio had updated Voltage Modular to v1.3.3.

The update includes:
Multi Threaded Mixing - On a fast computer with multiple cores, this feature can improve mixing...

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3D Animated Halftone Photo

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 11:00

ChrisP writes: In this video series we take an early look at Animation Nodes 2.1 in Blender 2.8 THIS IS PART 7 - Photo Halftone Effect in 3 Dimensions My Animation Nodes Playlist is here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Ignite Amps partners with STL Tones and releases the free Emissary Plug-in Bundle

Audio Freeware - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 09:07


Ignite Amps and STL Tones have joined forces and released the free Emissary Plug-In Bundle, featuring:

Emissary 2.0 Amp Module Re-coded from the ground up using Ignite Amps'...

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Behind the Scenes: Le Rue d'Automne

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 08:55

About Hello! My name is Davide Pellino, blending stuff from Italy and currently working as a freelance 3D artist in the videogame industry. I like to design dreamlike scenarios and fantasy characters, focusing on finding my own way to mix many different things together, such as combining handmade sketchy textures with a realistic ambient lighting, [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 Hardsurface Modeling Tips

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 06:50

jayanam writes: In this video I want to show you some boolean and hardsurface modeling tips & tricks and also compare the boolean method to another modeling approach.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 9

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 04:45

Every week, hundreds of artists share their work on the Blender Artists forum. I'm putting some of the best work in the spotlight in a weekly post here on BlenderNation. Link! Open your eyes! Demon Pagani Huayra Datsun at the beach Legend of Zelda Fanart Old Alarm Clock Pocket Paladin - collectible toy design 3D [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Quick Tip: Easy controls for complex text setup

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 02:40

Sergey Metelskiy writes: Hi, folks! In this quick tip I'll show you how to make your life much easier, working with text objects in Blender, using extremely simple node setup in Animation Nodes.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Mix Challenge - Competitions in March 2019

Audio Freeware - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 01:54


The Mix Challenge competitions start off with two games this month.

The following challenges are currently open to compete in:
Mix Challenge #052: Have the chance to...

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Sci-Fi Plasma Engines & Exhausts Procedural Shaders [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 00:35

rogerbootsma writes: Sci Fi plasma engines & exhausts to finally give life to your spaceships. Don't let your spaceship engines stay lifeless. These exhausts are fully procedural volumetric shaders that you can customize and animate. As shown on the renders you can even render inside the exhaust plume, it looks magical. This can only be [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 181: Timeline In and Out points in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: You can now set in- and out-points in the timeline in Blender 2.8 with a convenient keyboard shortcut. Find out how in this short video tip:

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial Blender 2.8 Eevee I Lighting & Light Probe

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 11:00

blenderjo writes: Hi, I'm blenderjo. This time I made a lighting tutorial in Blender 2.8 with EEVEE. May be useful! Kitchen - Lighting in Eevee -Light Probe in Eevee You can download the .blend here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BlenderKit tree bark materials

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 08:55

Vilem Duha writes: The BlenderKit database is constantly growing with new items uploaded by users, but we also try to do our best to make your life easier by creating the free assets ourselves. We just released a set of tree bark materials. These should help you when creating trees! There are some really nice [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Google Summer of Code 2019: Blender Accepted

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 06:50

Blender is one of the 207 projects that got accepted into the Google Summer of Code - their program that stimulates students to contribute to open source projects. If you have a Blender development project that can be completed in 12 weeks, check out the existing ideas and read the details of how to apply [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Short Film - The Meteor and the Moon

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 04:45

Beorn Leonard writes: This is a short film based on an idea from a young student at the Great Ormond Street Hospital School. The animation was created by Sarah Laufer and Beorn Leonard, and apart from some background models, was finished entirely in Blender.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender VSE: Absolute VS Relative Masks

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 02:40

Cerbyo writes: If you are getting errors when masking for the VSE and not understanding why, this video should shed some light on the problems. It examines the method of masking whereby you apply masks directly to strips as relative/absolute. This information is meant to append the masking tutorials found in the Blender VSE Series [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

New Spanish Blender Podcast

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 00:35

Joni Mercado presents his new podcast (or vodcast, rather) for the Spanish community. Hi community! I started a Spanish podcast for the Hispanic community out here. I thought into publishing here because a lot of us, the Spanish Blender community, doesn't have that much content in our own language and end up consuming English content. [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 180: Retopology visibility tips

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: I've been doing a lot of retopology lately, and these are some typical settings to make the process easier.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Prism Audio releases Atmos Piano for Mac & Win, VST & AU

Audio Freeware - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 15:34


Prism Audio has released Atmos Piano, a free sample-based instrument plugin for macOS and Windows in VST and Audio Unit formats.

Atmos Piano has a soft and unique sound, useful...

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Model Review: Goblin Slayer

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 11:00

sammi656 writes: Let's learn from this amazing Sketchfab model by Garm.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: It came from below

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 08:55

My name is David Horbach, 3D generalist and VFX artist from Germany and creator of It came from below. Although I have been in the commercial and movie business for over ten years now, most of the stuff I am working on is VFX related (3D set extensions and 2D compositing work), sometimes motion design [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

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