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USSR Otshel'nik

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 02:17
By ThomasKole A fictional mobile underwater science station. Made in Blender 3D, baked lighting. Original is real-time ready.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Voxengo updates freeware Beeper, MSED and Stereo Touch plugins - incl. VST3 Support

Audio Freeware - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 01:44
Voxengo has released updates for the freeware Beeper (v2.7), MSED (v2.8) and Stereo Touch (v2.7) plugins. These plugins are available in AudioUnit, VST and VST3 plugin formats (including native [Read More]

Maya to Blender animation from Bloop Animation

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 01:30
Talmore writes: David Andrade from Theory Animation published a great tutorial/overview on how to use Blender for animation if you are a Maya user for Bloop Animation's YouTube channel. It is a fantastic side-by-side comparison of the two animation packages for anyone looking to switch between either program. Enjoy
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Learn blender with a poster

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 22:58
All Blender's shortcuts on one poster! It's a little crowded, but then so is Blender ;-) Giuliano D'Angelo writes: In Blender, shortcuts are the ring of power. Here is my tribute to the best 3d open source application. A complete infographic to help finding the way in modeling with Blender 3d. The size of the [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

NAMM 2015: Welcoming Back the Masses

Audio Freeware - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 17:07
First, the good news... NAMM traffic was higher than in the last couple of years, as was the general energy at the show. In fact there was so much interesting stuff that it took twice as long [Read More]

[non-Blender] Every Frame a Painting

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 16:10
A colleague recommended the YouTube Channel 'Every Frame a Painting'. It analyses film scenes in detail and gives very insightful comment on composition and editing. I find it a pleasure to watch - well worth investing a few minutes a day!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Gooseberry Weekly #25: February 6, 2015

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 13:30
Another week, another weekly look at the progress on Cosmos Laundromat! Check out the full video below, full of Gooseberry personality, and then move on to the highlights to revel in the images and details.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Weekend Contest Winner: The Little Prince

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:02
This weekend contest you could win a ticket for the IT's ART Magazine Masterclass. The topic 'Space' was food for imagination and resulted in some impressive entries. My favorite is Russcript's 'The Little Prince'. It is just gorgeous. The boy on his own lush little private planet and the rose in its own glass sphere [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Isometric Illusion

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 06:00
In the Behind the Scenes series, I'm inviting artists to talk about the creation of one of their works. Today, Markus Bilz talks about 'Isometric Illusion', a tribute to M.C. Escher and Monument Valley. This article has been republished from Markus' website with his permission. You can find the original article here. While doing my attractors [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating parameterized objects with Python

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 03:45
Michel Anders shows how to build your own parametrized objects using Python. Michel Anders (varkenvarken) writes: hi, got some questions on how to implement parameterized objects in Blender Python so i wrote a small tutorial to explain some details. The tutorial along with the code for a simple parametrized add-on can be found here: -- [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to animate images with Blender and GIMP

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 02:29
Lean how to edit and animate photographs using open source tools. Johannes Steidele writes: We submit our first-ever Blender/Gimp Tutorial on how to animate images using Gimp and Blender 3D. I hope that you can learn something and that you enjoy the tutorial. We also take in Tutorial requests from time to time. There's more [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MuTools releases Version 6.3 of MuLab and MUX Modular

Audio Freeware - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 01:41
MuTools has updated the MuLab and MUX Modular to version 6.3. New: New Audio Unipolarizer module. You can now set exact parameter values by double-clicking a parameter value which pops up an [Read More]

Ambient Lighting: Embrace the Dull

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 00:30
In the next part of his Lighting series, Gleb Alexandrov examines ambient occlusion. Ambient lighting – I don’t mind if you call it dull and gray – should be loved and praised for its grayness and flatness. As it usually happens, by taking out the form, we gain something even more valuable: composition unity and [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Developer Notes: February 1, 2015

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 22:47
Ton Roosendaal shares the notes of the developers meeting in, #blendercoders. Ton writes: Here are the notes from today's 1500 UTC meeting in #blendercoders. 1) Release targets for 2.74 We are still one more week in BCon2 (get the patches ready for inclusion in 'master') Custom normals is in master. We need stakeholder [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

VST Zone releases second free preset bank for Eclipsis

Audio Freeware - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 18:34
VST Zone has released a second preset bank for Eclipsis. It contain 75 presets in 6 categories. This time focused more on instruments, pads and synth sounds to prove that you can make more than [Read More]

Sunny Field

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 14:00
By -Tom-.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

[non Blender] Game of Thrones: Taming the Dragons

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:30
Steve Lund writes: Here is a behind the scenes look at how PIXOMONDO created the dragons for Game of Thrones Season 4.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honours Erwin Coumans

Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 09:11
Erwin Coumans, the developer of the Bullet Physics library, received received an incredible honor this weekend. Phymec writes: Congratulations to Erwin Coumans, former Blender developer, for being honored with a technical achievement award for the development of the open source Bullet Physics library by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Scientific [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

CFA-Sound releases "SUPER-7" free VST Synthesizer

Audio Freeware - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 09:00
CFA-Sound has announced the release of SUPER-7, a free VST synthesizer for Windows which features a close emulation of the infamous supersaw oscillator, as gift to celebrate the 7 year anniversary [Read More]


Blender 3D News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:00
By Pratik Solanki; more images available on BlenderArtists.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation