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Demo Reel

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 07:34
Awesome work by Pieter Mylle. Hi everyone,I would like to share some of my last year's Blender fun. Hope you like it, any suggestions are welcome! Pieter
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender-Brussels workshop: creating addons with Benoît Bolsée

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 06:25
Join a free Blender workshop in Brussels, Belgium next week. Julien Deswaef writes: On Saturday 18th of October, Blender-Brussels is happy to invite Benoît Bolsée to give a workshop at F/LAT on how to create addons with Python for Blender. The Blender-Brussels are a monthly free and open series of workshops that explore creative coding [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

SpaceMoba (with making of)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 04:55
Paul Geraskin presents a short but nicely made video, with battles in different times. Here is my small video which i made with Blender and Natron. Blender: All was rendered in Cycles except the explosion. Blender is really great 3d application. But i found that it's pretty difficult to compose complex huge scenes when we have [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

CG Masters Tutorial Contest for Blender 2.72

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:40
The CG Masters Tutorial Contest is back! Chris Plush writes: Blender 2.72 has officially been released, and that means it’s time for another CG Masters contest to teach people how to use it! The goal is simple, create the best video tutorial or written tutorial you can using Blender 2.72! The deadline is October 23, [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Cableguys Offer: Invite 5 friends to Splice - get VolumeShaper 3 free

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:46
Cableguys have teamed up with Splice to bring you this offer: Users who successfully invite 5 friends to join the Splice platform can get Cableguys VolumeShaper 3 for free. Splice is a cloud [Read More]

Bela D Media releases updated free "Scoring Noise" for Kontakt and launches re-designed website (+10% discount offer)

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:02
Bela D Media.com has undergone a complete redesign with a new modern look offering greater product detail and updates. In addition, Bela D Media is now running a special promotion for hitting [Read More]

Developer Meeting Notes: October 12, 2014

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 00:06
Ton Roosendaal shares the notes from today's meeting in irc.freenode.net, #blendercoders. 1) Will there be a 2.72a update? There have been a couple of fixes that deserve to be released, just to make it rock solid. The team will check on what to merge in the next days, wednesday we could call for a build. [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Juno Ju-X releases two of new freebies for Mac: Oscillo and SpeAna

Audio Freeware - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 10:35
Juno Ju-X has released two new, free, low resource usage, applications for Mac OS X: Oscillo and SpeAna: Oscillo is a minimal oscilloscope. SpeAna is a spectrum analyzer. [Read More]

The Secrets to Realistic Fur in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 08:15
Learn how to create realistic animal hair with Blender and Cycles in this tutorial by Steve Lund.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Angry Ram

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 04:30
This ram is very grumpy indeed! Alin Bolcas writes: Hey there, I am happy to present you my latest artwork - Angry Ram! A 3d character design made with zbrush and rendered with blender cycles. It took me around 1 month from start to finish and it was a fabulous learning and creative experience. The [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Using the Sun Beams node to create light rays

Blender 3D News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 01:00
Gottfried Hofmann shows us how to use the new Sun Beams node in the compositor. Gottfried Hofmann writes: Blender 2.72 got a new node for the compositor that is really useful when creating light ray effects. Learn all about the new node and different ways to animate it in this short tutorial.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Chuck Surack Part 2: Sweetwater Builds Their Own Computer

Audio Freeware - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 15:31
What do horse racing and Computer Digital Audio Workstations have in common? The Surack family for one. The Creation Station If you already distribute computer software and peripherals, and [Read More]

Blender Architectural Workshop, Porto, Portugal

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:30
Camara is hosting a Blender workshop in Porto next month for beginning and intermediate Blender users, focusing on architecture. I'm hosting a Blender workshop in , November 15, 22 and 29th, in Porto, Portugal. This three day workshop is intended for beginners and intermediate users of Blender with a focus in Architectural Visualization. But if [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Shattered Glass Audio releases SGA1566 - Free Tube Preamp Plug-in Powered by Analog-Circuit Simulation for Mac & Win VST & AU

Audio Freeware - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 08:47
Shattered Glass Audio has released SGA1566, a free plug-in for Mac OS X and Windows in AU and VST plug-in formats. SGA1566 is designed to deliver the sonic beauty of a two stage, all tube, preamp [Read More]

Shattered Glass Audio releases SGA1566 - Free Tube Preamp Plug-in Powered by Analog-Circuit Simulation

Audio Freeware - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 08:47
Shattered Glass Audio has released its newest free plug-in, SGA1566. SGA1566 is designed to deliver the sonic beauty of a two stage, all tube, preamp using circuit simulation technology. SGA1566 [Read More]

Exobotany

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 06:40
Martin Bässler has posted a series of impressive 'exobotany' (extraterrestrial) plants on CGSociety. See the entire series in his portfolio.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sneak Peek: Sculpt holes and knife

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 04:10
Campbell Barton demonstrated two new sculpting tools: Holes and Knife during the Gooseberry meeting yesterday. Sculpt Holes Sculpt Knife
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

A Sci-Fi scene (with breakdown)

Blender 3D News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 01:30
By Kai Lietzke. I rendered this scene with the sheepit renderfarm and 350 samples. I hope you like it!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Animating a "Deadstar" Shot in 17 Minutes

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 23:05
Watch Brandon animate a shot from Deadstar. Brandon Wright writes: I filmed myself animating a short Deadstar shot from start to finish. I thought it'd be a fun thing to do since I'm so not used to working on display. But I thought blender users might like to see it, even though it's very basic [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Gooseberry Weekly, October 10

Blender 3D News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:17
The Gooseberry team discusses their progress during their weekly meeting. Ton Roosendaal writes: Here is my quick selection of highlights of today’s weekly. Note: Mathieu will present the final animatic next week! We also worked on our asset management system and the dependency graph. More tangible results should be coming next week as well.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

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