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Book: Blender 2.8 for Architecture [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 11:00

Allan Brito writes: One of my first books related to Blender was about the use of Blender 2.4x for architecture. It has been almost ten years since the release. Blender came a long way since version 2.4x, and I thought it was about time to get an update. Today I'm proud to announce that I [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Brushes Material Practice

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 08:55

About Me My name is Joakim Tornhill, but I think you might have seen my alias “Blender Insight” that I use when I do tutorials around materials in Blender. I love to create stuff and have always been writing, sculpting, drawing or making short movies. I live with my family in the third biggest town [...]

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Free download: Mushroom and Tree Branch

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 07:00

Issanou Kamardine writes: Hi, I would like to invite you to download our free scanned 3d models. thanks Issanou Mushroom 02 by optimuscan on Sketchfab Mossy Old Tronc by optimuscan on Sketchfab

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Open Source ≠ Free? Blender Add-ons and Piracy

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 06:20

pavla writes: If you make addons, use addons, or are just spectating the Twitter debates about addon piracy, this is a discussion you won't want to miss! In this livestream, Jonathan Williamson (creator of Retopoflow) and Jonathan Lampel (CG Cookie's Blender trainer) discussed how Blender's Open Source GPL license affects the users and creators of [...]

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How to make Sand

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

String Fairy writes: Learn how to make sand in Blender Cycles using techniques in the material editor and particle system.

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Blender Meetup Amsterdam "The Great Migration": September 21

Blender 3D News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 02:33

studioBaron writes: Blender Users meetup Amsterdam @ Blender Institute: Saturday 21 September 2019 15:00 - 18:00 Theme: Out with the old, In with the New: GO 2.8 ! To keep track of the #attendees: Please sign up through: The Great Migration Saturday, Sep 21, 2019, 3:00 PM Blender InstituteBuikslotermeerplein Amsterdam, NH 5 Blender Users Attending [...]

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1 tip to instantly make better materials

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 22:49

chocofur writes: Hey! In today's Blender 2.8 tutorial, I want to share a secret (or at least very uncommon) technique to make your Blender materials instantly better. It is called angular roughness (or fresnel glossiness etc.) and works both for Eevee and Cycles rendering engines. As a Chocofur Team we're also working on a small [...]

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Sydney Blender User Group: Blender for Beginners, September 4

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 13:05

Chris Lee writes: If you are in Sydney or greater NSW and you are interested in Blender, this event is for you. We are starting Blender for Beginners sessions every second month. This week is the first. We will be looking at using Blender 2.80 for those who have little experience. If you have used [...]

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Cycles & EEVEE Materials Library Pro Materials Collection [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 11:00

Alvaro writes: Cycles & EEVEE Materials Library Pro Materials Collection is a complete bundle that includes Pro Materials Interiors and Pro Materials Exteriors for blender. Save 25% for both. $1 per Material and Highly detailed Models and Scenes for Free! All Models and Scenes are Included More than 100 professional materials RAW Renders (No post-production [...]

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Developer Meeting Notes: 2 September 2019

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 08:55

Announcements Julian Eisel is now working full time for Blender in a 4 month contract. Nathan Lovato (gdquest) has been granted commit access to contribute Power Sequencer: video editing tools in the add-ons repository. The patches for the sculpt branch are finished, except for the transform tool. (Pablo Dobarro) We started to organize “mentorship” tasks [...]

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Voxengo updates Voxformer to v2.15 and SPAN to v3.5

Audio Freeware - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 08:00


Voxengo has released updates for Voxformer, the vocal channel strip plugin, and SPAN, the FFT spectrum analyzer plugin.

Voxformer v2.15 includes the following changes:
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UVPackmaster got a huge update including UDIM support [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 06:50

glukoz writes: The UVPackmaster team is proud to announce that the version 2.2 of our UV packing add-on was released. This update introduces a lot of new features: New STANDARD and PRO editions features: Save/Open Preset - UVP provides a ton of options now, so to improve user experience a preset system was added in [...]

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Video: DUCK! (+Breakdown)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 04:45

Something approaches a quiet corner of earth with fowl haste. Only one thing left to do… Motif Studios shared this cool short and gives us a peek behind the scenes! Andre Janse van Vuuren writes: Motif Studios had a month of creative freedom going on- time for the artists to push themselves and make some [...]

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Hypersynth releases Soundbank 4 for Xenophone

Audio Freeware - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 04:28


HyperSynth has announced the release of Soundbank 4 for Xenophone. The new free soundbank contains 128 new presets designed by synth expert Carlo Mezzanotte. The sounds are categorized...

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Making a low-poly vampire scene - Part 1 - Mausoleum | Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 02:40

jsabbott writes: This is the first video in a series of three videos showing you how to make a low-poly vampire scene. This first video tutorial is about making the mausoleum (crypt). Enjoy :)

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Blender Compositor Disc Cache Playback Addon

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 00:35

The Blender 2.8 Compositor Disc Cache add-on promises to speed up working in the Blender compositor. Please give it a try and share your experience here!

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Abstract Cube | Cycles | Blender 2.81 Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 22:46

String Fairy writes: In this tutorial, you will learn some unique procedural texturing techniques like plugging a texture into the size of a wireframe node, as well as some lighting tips.

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Low Poly Vehicles | Easy Blender 2.8 Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 12:10

Steve Lund writes: Learn the basics to hard surface modeling in Blender 2.8 with this beginner Low Poly Tutorial!

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Behind the Scenes: Royal Bulgarian Army Dagger

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 08:55

About Me Hello! My name is Boris, 22 years old, and I am from Varna, Bulgaria. I am a self-taught 3D artist with great passion for video games, space, history and weapons. I discovered Blender in mid-2018 and it has changed my life! It is the software that has finally given me purpose and motivation [...]

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Blender Today Live #75: New Sculpt Brush!

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 08:00

Blender.Today is a weekly live show highlighting the latest news on Blender 2.8x and the community.

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