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Blender Guru: Top Blender Artworks from May+June 2016

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 06:15

Reynante shares his favorite artwork from the last two months. Following the last two month’s roundup of the best Blender artworks, here are the cream of the crop from June (in no particular order). Enjoy!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to dynamically fit doors/windows on walls

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 04:10

Great little trick here, even if it only works well on low-poly models! jacobathias writes: This tutorial I show how to put doors into walls without destructing your mesh, it's a great tutorial for those who work with architecture modeling... enjoy!

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Beginner Project - Rock Stream Environment

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 02:05

Aidy Burrows writes: After doing a few of these beginner projects the goal is to get any newcomer to a point where they'll not be able to consider themselves a beginner anymore. After this quick environment project you'll know about... Quick rock creation method Procedural texturing tricks Procedural modeling tricks with modifiers Isolating 'up' or [...]

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Matthieu Brucher releases free ATKTransientSplitter 1.0.0 for Mac & Win VST & AU

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 01:36
Matthieu Brucher has announced the release of ATKTransientSplitter, a free mono that splits a signal in transient and sustain parts. The plugin has the following parameters: RMS is the size of [Read More]

The art of Giorgio D'Albano

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:00

Giorgio D'Albano's steam punk and science fiction work has an amazing amount of detail. I loved exploring it.

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Weekly Voxels Challenge: Food

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 11:06

Elbriga (of Calvin and Hobbes fame) is also an active voxel artist. He's running a weekly voxel challenge on Twitter and Facebook and the entries are typically good fun. Care to join? elbriga writes: If you're looking for a fun and quick weekly challenge similar to Pixel Dailies, but in 3D, you should consider entering [...]

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Grease Pencil V2 now available for Windows 64bit

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 09:18

antonioya writes: After some months of hard work, I want to share a compiled version of new Grease Pencil v2 for Windows 64 bits. This is a development version, so don't use it in production. Download here. And a small video with the last demostration from @_pepeland_:

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Nova Sound releases Free FireArms Sound FX for July 4th

Audio Freeware - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 09:00
Nova Sound has released Free Firearms, a free sound library consisting of 5 firearm sound fx (48k / 24-bit WAV Stereo), inspired by first-person-shooter and war games, from the following Nova [Read More]

Web series: EUX, Des objets et des hommes

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 04:10

samytichadou writes: Hi, I just put together the first episode of a web serie about objects' life : This one was made using Blender for all 3d stuff, and after effect/photoshop for compositing ! You can also see some trailers and breakdown here: So far all videos were made with use of Blender, except the [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab this week

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 02:05

Here's another round of the best Blender 3D designs on Sketchfab. And remember: add the #Blender tag if you want me to find your work! Which is your favourite model? Silver guardian by and15445 on Sketchfab Mana Well by zugzug on Sketchfab Cowmera_final by happs on Sketchfab Ninjas. Texture variation. by wo262 on Sketchfab Space [...]

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PBR Shader Pack V2 adds Fresnel control and more realistic shading

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 00:05

BlenderBrit writes: Hi Guys, I've updated my free PBR Shader Pack to version 2. Usage hasn't changed all that much but a fair amount of tweaks have been made internally, some of them inspired by BlenderGuru's recent 'fixes' to his PBR setup and some of them just from things I've noticed in my day to [...]

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Minion - The Last of Us Clothing Theme by Bruno Oliveira

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 09:30

Papple! No, wait.. Banana! I feel as if Illumination Entertainment benefited greatly all the banana merchants out there with the Minions. Bruno posted his final version of the minion he started back in 2013. The fabric is stunning and the expression suits well the minion. Ok, now I'm off to buy some bananas! Link    

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Xenobioz updates Lynx VST to version 0.86 for Windows

Audio Freeware - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 09:20
Xenobioz has updated Lynx, a free Windows 32-bit VSTi plugin to version 0.86 with the following changes: Wave Editor Modifier: Added Multiply Abs Copy, Reduce Resolution. Changed from right click [Read More]

Reflective material (Material Nodes) - BGE Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 06:15

John Hamilton writes: Create an awesome looking real time Reflective material with Fresnel with nodes.

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Students demo reel

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 02:00

I always love seeing how kids can easily pick up Blender and make their first projects! Fulvio Silvano Fontana writes: Yesterday I did my final exam to become a teacher. Instead of a Power Point, I presented a short video with works made by my students (11-14 years old) in 2015/16. For the most part, [...]

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Random Values in Cycles Materials

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/02/2016 - 09:15

onelvxe writes: The age old question of how to get truly RANDOM values into the Cycles Shader Node Tree has been solved. Using some trickery and workarounds courtesy of Jacques Lucke's wonderful Animation Nodes, we can finally send truly random values into a Cycles Material. In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to create random [...]

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Blender Meetup: July 04, Nürnberg, Germany

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/02/2016 - 02:05

Gottfried Hofmann writes: The next meeting of NuremBUG, the Blender user group in Nürnberg, will be on Monday the 4th of July 2016 from 7pm at the Coworking Space Nuremberg. Coworking is located at Josephsplatz 8. Meet fellow blenderheads from the Nürnberg area and have some fun! We got free WiFi!

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Aldaris Beer Museum / Projection installation

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/02/2016 - 00:00

Karlis Stigis writes: Hello, a while back we did quite a significant project for Aldaris beer museum and brewery. Our task was to make 4 projections, each showing one of main beer ingredients – Yeast, Hops, Grains and Water in abstract and sensual way. The museum is in old brewery building and it still has [...]

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bigcat instruments releases the Surprise Piano for Kontakt

Audio Freeware - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 17:32
bigcat instruments has released the Surprise Piano for Kontakt. bigcat instruments has taken five public domain and creative commons pianos and allowed Kontakt to choose which piano should play [Read More]

Blender Cloud introduces Blender Sync

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 09:31

The Blender Cloud has added a new feature that is free for everyone to use (no paid Cloud membership required): Sync. The current version will synchronise your settings but more features, like image sharing, are in the works! Francesco writes: Blender Cloud is growing into a reliable and powerful storage solution. It is our goal [...]

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