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"The right way to model in Blender", Part 2

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 02:40

wazou writes: Hey guys, part 2 of my video about the right way to model in Blender.

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Blender 2 81 Development: PCF shadow filtering helps avoid light leaks

Blender 3D News - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 00:35

Peetie writes: Gone are the VSM and ESM methods to compute the shadows in Blender 2.81. No More. In place of that we have now the PCF method. In this video I show a few tips to get rid of light leaks, if you still have. (Bear with me, I suffer at the moment from [...]

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Watermelon shading tutorial

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 22:30

asaanimation writes: In this timelapse we will try to show you how to make watermelon shading with nodes. (only with nodes). I hope you enjoy it. It might not be the only way but still may be useful for you..

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Argentinian Blender Meeting "Che Blender" Is Back! - Oct 3-5

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 13:05

juanquico writes: Blender's Argentinian meeting will take place in La Plata on October 3, 4 and 5. It is free and will include talks, projections and workshops on animation, sculpture, modeling and 3D printing, among other activities. The main place will be the Fine Arts Faculty of the National University of La Plata, but there [...]

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New CG Boost Challenge: Alchemist

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:00

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce the 7th CG Boost Challenge for all 3d artists wanting to improve their skills and get the chance to win prizes worth ~$3,840 provided by our awesome sponsors (many cool Blender related prizes included)! BRIEFING, RULES AND PRIZES The topic for this challenge is “Alchemist”. [...]

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Behind the Scenes: You Will Never Catch Me

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 08:55

Hello everybody! I'm Jim Wild - 24 old general artist from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Some background When I was a child, I was very curious about the world—I liked to explore it and then express myself by creating things that make it better. It doesn't matter what tool I have—a pencil, a lego block or a [...]

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Video: How does a Combination Lock work?

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 06:50

Jared Owen writes: I like taking apart mechanisms to see how they work. The combination lock was so much fun to dive into. I took one to a lock smith to help me take it apart. I also looked up patents and other youtube videos to make sure that I knew how it worked. The [...]

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Fanan team releases Monica - A free dual layered monophonic synth for Windows

Audio Freeware - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 06:31


Fanan team has released Monica, a dual-layered monophonic synth with 2 completely different oscillators. The first oscillator is wavetable based with 64 wavetables + additional 64 wavetables...

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Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 36

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 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 from the Legend of Zelda  Sega Saturn First Version Final Blender 2.80 Eevee Engine  Turkish Coffee  Sculpting Tifa Lockhart from Final Fantasy 7  Red [...]

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8 Blender Render Farms Compared

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 03:20

Michael Soluyanov writes: Hi! I made a test of 8 render farms. Test includes render speed of 3 different scenes, upload/download speed and price. Timecodes: 1:24 RenderStreet 2:49 GarageFarm.NET 3:57 Raysrender 6:02 Blendergrid 7:18 Polargrid 8:06 Anima render 9:07 F1 10:22 TurboRender 10:46 Results Testing scenes: Тест 1  (change frame size to 100%) Тест 2. [...]

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How to Bake Textures

Blender 3D News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 00:35

Markom3D writes: I start off by creating a scifi panel, and then go about creating a diffuse, roughness and normal map.

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Note 10+ "Aura Glow" Procedural Material (EEVEE)

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 22:30

Creating a crazy "psychedelic" smartphone material in EEVEE.

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Toon-Pro [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:00

3DVision writes: Toon-Pro is a tool designed for professional users of Blender 2.80(EEVEE & Cycle).It contains all the effects you need to give a cartoon style to your animated movies. You can combine an NPR effect with the UV texture of your model and use several outline styles, this procedural shader is compatible with (EEVEE [...]

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Grease Pencil Eyedropper - Development Update

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 08:55

Work in progress for the new eyedropper tool to select Grease Pencil materials or create new materials using the selected base color. Currently under review for Blender 2.81.

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Photogrammetry Import Addon

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 06:50

Sebastian writes: I am currently working on an addon that allows you to import different photogrammetry (Structure from Motion) data formats into Blender. It can be used to perform automatic camera tracking in Blender. Also, there is an option to represent the point cloud with a particle system. Currently, the data formats of the following [...]

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Daniel Bystedt: UV mapping tutorial for Blender 2.80

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 04:45

Daniel writes: In this tutorial I will go over my workflow of UV unwrapping in Blender 2.8. I will also show some features of the addons TexTools and UV Packmaster 2.0 Pro.

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Sci-Fi Body Scanner Effect

Blender 3D News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 01:34

ChrisP writes: In this video tutorial we create 3 different looks of "vertex lasers" and finishing with a "body scanner effect" all using Blender 2.8 + EEVEE + Animation Nodes I hope you enjoy it and if you do, please leave a comment! Cheers, ChrisP

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Working on a Submarine & Underwater Look in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 22:49

Gesy Bekeyei talked about the production of his hard-surface project Lobster made fully in Blender. The project Lobster began with brainstorming the idea of a craft that NASA could send to explore the oceans on one of Saturn’s moon, Titan. I am a massive fan of the late Paul Pepera’s work and his whimsy, utilitarian [...]

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Blender Quick Tutorial No. 10 – Dynamic Mountain/Island Material

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 21:16

Christoph Werner writes: In this quick tutorial I show you, how to create a procedural mountain or island material in Blender. This video is based on my popular Dynamic Mountain tutorial, which can be watched on my YouTube channel or here on Blendernation. You can download the .blend file for free on my website if [...]

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How to use displacement maps

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 13:05

Markom3D writes: In this video I show you how to use a Displacement Map to give the surface extra details I run youtube.com/markom3d where I provide short, sharp and sweet tutorials on Blender, and provide information on projects that I am working on.

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