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Tutorial: Diamond Studded Text

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:25

BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! In this video I will be showing you how to create a stunning diamond studded text effect. Though this isn't a very difficult process, it can take a bit of time to achieve the final result. Throughout the tutorial there are many topics which are covered, including how to create the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Great Use of Animation Nodes! And Cats!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 05:26

Talmore writes: Okay, so there are no cats! I did just stumbled across some amazing tutorials by Vít Procházka over on his wiresoul channel on youtube. Vit has many tutorials on how to combine particles and Animation Nodes to create some awesome procedural effects. He has a series of videos that focus on effects used [...]

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Create a VR experience with Sketchfab

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 02:17

Create a VR experience with SketchFab The tutorial that Paul Chambers wrote for 3D Artist Magazine issue 105 is now available online. Paul says: I'm pleased to say that the tutorial I contributed to issue 105 of 3D Artist magazine earlier this year is now free to read for anyone visiting their website. As the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Monocasual Laboratories releases Giada v0.14.1 for Linux, Windows and OS X

Audio Freeware - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:37
Monocasual Laboratories has released a new version of Giada, codenamed Book of Shadows: a book containing religious texts and instructions for magical rituals found within the Neopagan religion [Read More]

New free Chocofur models available

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:55

chocofur writes: Hey everyone, just wanted to drop a note, there are 12 new free models to download from chocofur.com. A friendly reminder that all freely shared chocofur assets are released under CC0 license, meaning no rights reserved (you can do whatever you want with these files). To browse the newly added models please use [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Using Blender for Corporate Explainer Videos

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:45

nathanieldiazrua writes: I have been learning how to model using Blender and keeping up with the community for over 5 years now. I am amazed at how awesome the tool has become and in awe of so many great artists that use Blender. I love 2D animation and, lately, I have become fond of hybrid [...]

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Weekly CG Challenge #105: "Treasure"

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 03:29

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! Weekly CG Challenge #105, with the topic "Treasure" has started! If you are into digital art, 3d or 2d, then this is the perfect place for you, to improve your skills, get in touch with other artists and win great prizes! We have a bunch of Blender related prizes, besides [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Roadside Assistance - Blender Animated Short Film

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 00:22

Nimble Collective writes: First time Writer and Director Kathy McNeal teamed up with Nimble Collective and their Pilot Program to create an animated short film. The film is made in Blender and leverages an early version of Nimble's cloud-based production platform. Kathy also managed to source a gender equal, 50/50 balance in the team of [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

HY-Plugins updates HY-MPS to v1.1.7, HY-SEQ16x3 to v1.4 and HY-Mono to v1.5.1

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:29
HY-Plugins has updated HY-MPS to v1.1.7, HY-SEQ16x3 to v1.4 and HY-Mono to v1.5.1. Changes (HY-MPS): fixed when close/open plugin window, note display ignored root note setting. improved UI [Read More]

Out of the box 2

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 09:55

p2design writes: Hi Guis, It's been a while since I had the time to finish any personnal stuff. So here is my last creature box attempt. Here are 2 cycles rendering and the Sketchfab link. I've also made a turntable in EEVEE that I will post with a video covering the whole creation of this [...]

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Audient Launches Tutorial Hub To Complement ARC

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 09:08
Audient has launched Tutorial Hub. Audient has gathered together videos, professional tutorials and user tips onto one easy-access platform to create a free learning centre for all visitors [Read More]

Eevee Videos #2

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:45

Many artists are experimenting with Eevee, and the resulting videos are just too delicious not to share! Here are the latest three that caught my eye. (And oh! I also added a dedicated Eevee category ;-). Glenn Melenhorst Here is my first test of Eevee for Blender. This is an old scene I dusted off [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Four tips to improve your SSS

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 03:45

Lucas Falcao writes: Hi Blender community! This is an article with four tips on how to improve your Subsurface Scattering shaders in Cycles, it's based on how I've been doing my skin shaders to both professional and personal works. At the end of the article there is a link to the blend file, so you [...]

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Combining 2 different Node setups to create a nice chipped/cracked surface displacement

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 03:45

JoshuaAutumn writes: In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a very easy chipped/cracked displacement on any surface in Blender. This can help create some really nice chipped paint material or some old cracked glass objects, or for tiny pot holes and cracks in the road for your 3D scene. Wel'll be creating a displacement [...]

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Blender Eevee Update

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 00:31

Remington Graphics gives a quick update of some of the recent changes in Eevee. The video is a bit messy, but the story is good :)

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Blender used for Wonder Woman end titles

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:10

jonesbrosstudio writes: In an article on the site Art of the Title the team at Greenhaus GFX states that Blender was used for the 3d modelling.

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 29

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 07:00

Here's my latest overview of the best Blender work on Sketchfab this week. And remember: add the #Blender tag if you want me to find your work! THE KID - TOON SHADING TUTORIAL by murilo.kleine on Sketchfab Avatar - VR Cockpit by Ivanix88 on Sketchfab Fourmi by Kyan0s on Sketchfab Soviet K-21 by Eduard Cortés [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Weekly Blender Developers meeting notes - July 16, 2017

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 03:50

Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. 1) Blender 2.79 release Test build 2 ready! The first 2.79 release candidate then can be made after next Sunday, just in time for Siggraph. Release log is shaping up. Thanks Brecht van Lommel and Vuk Gardašević (lijenstina): Tracker, tracker, tracker! Everyone help! [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.79 Testbuild Available

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 01:44

Blender 2.79 is now at the point where everyone can help test it, and get it in shape to be released. Download it here, check the release notes and report your findings on the Blender bug tracker!

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Kuassa releases three guitar effect plug-ins: Efektor DS3603, FZ3603 and OD3603, and free "Silencer" plug-in

Audio Freeware - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 20:29
Kuassa has announced the release of three effect emulation plug-ins based on distortion, overdrive and fuzz guitar effect pedals. Originally modeled on many kinds of distortion, overdrive, and [Read More]

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