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Tutorial: Add Rain to ANY Scene in Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:00

Learn how to use the compositor to simulate a rain effect. Ethan writes: Hey Everyone. In this tutorial, you guys will learn how to add fake rain in Blender's compositor. This way, you can instantly add rain to ANY image that you have created, or any other image that you want to change. It's very [...]

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Image: Valley

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 13:45

Some great atmospheric renderings here from Robin Janowsky.

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Bordeaux BUG Meetup (France)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 13:27

David Gayerie writes: Third session for the Blender User Group from Bordeaux on Monday, May 23. This session will take place at Le Node from 7h pm to 10h pm. Pascal Larramendy­ will show us the basics of video editing in Blender Vincent Debary will run a workshop about digital sculpting Come and meet us ! [...]

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Nova Sound releases "Sound For The Peaceful" - Free with email sign up and a chance to win $2000

Audio Freeware - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:00
Erace The Hate and Nova Sound have released Sound For The Peaceful 16, a free sound kit with a chance to win $2000. This sound collection consists of 16 samples, free with e-mail sign up. Sound [Read More]

Animal prosthetics modeled in Blender is internationally featured!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 06:15

Cicero Moraes writes: Dear friends, With great joy that I share with you a series of stories published in Inside Edition , a CBS TV show. These were the first animals of their species that received 3D printed prosthetics, and all of them were modeled in Blender! Gigi the Macaw Receives 3D-Printed Titanium Beak Injured [...]

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Blender VFX Showreel by Lukas Mohl

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:10

Blenderrendersky writes: I was honored to upload this great Blender VFX Showreel of a Friend called "Lukas Mohl". All the VFX were created in Blender and composited in After Effects. Lukas Mohl worked on several Shortfilms with me, and lastly did many of the VFX shots in the Sci-fi Shortfilm Memories. Feel free to leave [...]

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Audio Vitamins releases Contra Free (Win & OS X) and updates Contra to 1.0.1 for Windows

Audio Freeware - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:51
Audio Vitamins has released a free version of Contra. This version allows a user to compare up to 3 plug-ins over a 1 or 2 bar audition loop. Features: Automated hands free comparison. Compare [Read More]

"The Journey" by Zacharias Reinhardt (Artstation Challenge)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:05

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: This render was created for the Artstation "The Journey - 3D Transport Art Challenge". Created using Blender & rendered in Cycles, post processing in Photoshop. It took me over a month to creat this image. A traveller and his dog are waking up early in the morning to start another day on [...]

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Blender Market: Polygon Forest Pack

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 02:05

Johnson Martin (who is also an author for BlenderNation), is offering a pack of 47 low-poly trees and bushes on the Blender Market. Made for use in both Blender and Unity, this collection of assets is great for either placeholder objects or final stylized assets for a game or other type of project. The easily [...]

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Live Concert using Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:00

Jazzmanny writes: Hello, I have posted in the past with my works that I have done using Blender and this year is no different. I created this piece of work it took me a week to put together and produce for a live concert band this year. This was a 10 min piece and i [...]

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Image: Nikon D810

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 12:30

Erick Shaa's Nikon model is an great piece of modeling. Combined with the realistic shading, the model proves to be quite an impressive rendering.

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Treasure Chest Timelapse

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 10:25

Jimmy Widlund writes: It has been a long time since my last timelapse. I think it has been 3 years. Now I feel like it is time to do another one. Here you have it! Enjoy!

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Training and Templates: Point Density Magical FX

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 04:10

Gottfried Hofmann writes: Blender 2.76 introduced powerful new feature to Cycles: Point Density Textures. BlenderDiplom created four versatile templates for motion graphics and VFX that make use of the new feature. Each one shows a different aspect of Point Density Textures and how to use it to your advantage. The package also includes four training [...]

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Make a low poly city

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 02:05

Alimayo Arango writes: This tutorial shows you how to modify a plane to make low poly buildings. Also shows how to work with the array modifier to produce geometry while keeping your polygon levels low.

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Matthieu Brucher releases free ATKAutoSwell 1.0 for Mac & Win VST & AU

Audio Freeware - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 01:56
Matthieu Brucher has announced the release of ATKAutoSwell, a free plug-in for Mac OS X and Windows that is designed to lower the output sound after it crosses the threshold. Price: Free. [Read More]

Matthieu Brucher releases free ATKAutoSwell 1.0.0

Audio Freeware - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 01:56
Matthieu Brucher has announced the release of ATKAutoSwell, a plug-in that is designed to lower the output sound after it crosses the threshold. Price: Free. [Read More]

The Force Awakens in Cardiff

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:00

Cool motion tracking/VXF in these Star Wars fan shots. Stephen Thomas writes: I'm a CG artist who has been using Blender for close to 8 years now. I started using Blender as a freelance motion graphics designer and have carried it on to the production company that I co-founded almost two years ago. I started [...]

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Interior 360° Experience

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 22:05

RaduCius writes: Virtual experience 360° made with Blender . See it in virtual reality (8k) ! Gear VR or Cardboard for a unique 360 degrees adventure. To shorten the render process I baked all the textures. You can download the scene .blend here.

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Umeko Wars Fan Art

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 14:30

Dennis Gomes writes: My fan art of manga Umeko Wars created by Pedro Papa. "Overpainting" blender + photoshop.

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Blender developers meeting notes - May 9, 2016

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:41

Quite a full meeting this week. I'm quite excited by the HMD (Head Mounted Device) support for VR devices - can't wait to try my hand on modeling in VR :) Jonathan Williamson writes: Hey all, here are the meeting minutes from todays developer meeting in #blendercoders on IRC. 1) Current Projects Viewport Widgets Project [...]

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