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Blender 2.8 modeling with Subsurface Modifiers

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 06:50

jayanam writes: In this video I show two methods of creating a simple hardsurface model, in the first one I just add a cylinder with 32 vertices for the rings, add edges loops and bevels to these - in the second one I use a subsurface modifier.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Boyss-Sound-e-Scapes releases 4th Year free pack

Audio Freeware - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 05:27


To celebrate its 4th year anniversary, Boyss-Sound-e-Scapes has released the 4th Year Free Pack which consists of:
278 acid bass loops + bonus loops from the demo (630 MB). MIDI...

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Now Animation Nodes Support TEXTURES with new Texture Input Node

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 04:45

3DSinghVFX writes: Hi... I have created the Texture Input Node. So, now Animation Nodes SUPPORT TEXTURES. The Texture Input node allows you to control mesh or curve data, Set Vertex Weight, Set Vertex Color, Material/ Shader of Object and anything, directly with the TEXTURE. That means you can convert texture info (color or luminance) directly [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 179: F2 Add-on

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 02:40

Jan van den Hemel writes: I'm sure most people are aware of this add-on by now, but in case you aren't: this should definitely be part of your everyday workflow in Blender!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Verge3Day Europe 2019 - May 26 Netherlands

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 00:35

soft8soft writes: Dear friends! We’re excited to announce the first community event Verge3Day Europe 2019! This meetup will be hosted in the Netherlands, Eindhoven area on May 26. We invite you to attend the conference to share your knowledge with other Verge3D professionals! Read more about the upcoming event on this page.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Painting on layers in 2.8

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 22:30

gabbitt writes: I thought people might like to see how I use layers for painting and how you can use multiple layers in the texture paint mode in 2.8 if you want to see the complete how to make a dinosaur series then here's the full playlist.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Hora Music releases PCM Drum for VCV Rack

Audio Freeware - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 13:53

Hora Music has released PCM Drum for VCV Rack, emulating the sounds and features of classic PCM (sample based) Drum machines of the 80s.

Hora Music says "All has been done to...

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forward audio updates faTimeAlign to v1.00.6

Audio Freeware - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 12:10


forward audio has updated faTimeAlign to version 1.00.5.

Changes in both plugins:

Fixed (only AU): a bug that could cause a false delay compensation if the sample...

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Armory Module - Tracking Pack

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 11:00

Monte writes: Armory, Blender, Game has released another Module for the Armory game engine. This one covers tracking one object with another, like a turret tracking a player or a security camera. The module includes node trees for the basic tracking action and different ways to start and end the action. This module was created [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Create a 3D Movie Intro in Blender with EEVEE

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 08:55

DerekElliott writes: Hey BlenderNation This tutorial comes as a request to create a Avengers/Superhero style movie intro. It covers some basic text work, texturing, lighting, animation, and rendering! All in 2.8 EEVEE to give you the speed you need! Let me know if you have any questions and feel free to leave suggestions for my [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Voxengo updates Shinechilla (incl. VST3 & AAX), SPAN and SPAN Plus

Audio Freeware - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 07:27


Voxengo has released updates for SPAN, SPAN Plus, and Shinechilla.

Changes in Shinechilla v1.1:
Added VST3 support. Added AAX support. Implemented a fast Shift+Click...

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Voxengo updates Shinechilla (incl. VST3 & AAX), SPAN, SPAN Plus

Audio Freeware - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 07:27


Voxengo has released updates for SPAN, SPAN Plus, and Shinechilla.

Changes in Shinechilla v1.1:
Added VST3 support. Added AAX support. Implemented a fast Shift+Click...

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2getheraudio releases Ticky Clav 2 - free virtual instrument based off the popular modeled Clavinet plugin from Big Tick Audio

Audio Freeware - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 07:12


2getheraudio has announced the immediate availability of their second remastered plugin originally released by Big Tick Audio. This time it's Ticky Clav, an instrument which emulates the...

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Xenakios updates PaulXStretch to v1.2.4

Audio Freeware - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 07:01

Xenakios has updated PaulXStretch to v1.2.4.

Changes:
Changed Import file button to show/hide an overlaid file browser for audio files (This seems to be the only technically...

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Procedural Asphalt Material in Blender Cycles + EEVEE

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 06:50

String Fairy writes: In this video you will learn how to create a 100% procedural asphalt material completed with a glittered surface. Works in both EEVEE and Cycles. Follow the 20 minute tutorial, or just download the blend file here. Enjoy!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating a Lava Lamp in Blender (Blender 2.8)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 04:45

3Dtinkerer writes: In this tutorial, I go over some methods that you can use to create a realistic lava lamp simulation in Blender 2.8.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

PolarGriD is Looking for GPU Renderfarm Beta Testers

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 02:40

PolarGriD writes: Dear Fellow Blender Users, Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Peter Uhlich and I am what you would call a 3D Veteran. I was working with the Commodore Amiga with Sculpt 3D and Imagine in the '80s. I worked in the '90s with Cyberware 3D Laser scanners when Maya was [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 178: Colorful Wireframes

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 00:35

Jan van den Hemel writes: Will continue with the VFX stuff tomorrow, but I just wanted to share this really cool new feature in 2.8! This makes it much easier to see what you are doing in wireframe mode, especially with a lot of objects.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial: Creating a Dynamic Rig for a Fish

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 22:30

Luciano A. Muñoz Sessarego writes: Hey Everybody!, Today I want to explain a quick and simple technique for adding dynamics to your characters or whatever you're doing, could be used for a fish (like in the example) but also for antennas, ears, tails and so on. If you like and do something with it show [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Decal Scatter: Procedural distribution [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 13:05

Thatimster writes: Hi everyone, I've just finished developing Decal Scatter, a procedural PBR Decal distribution addon! This allows you to build complex materials in one click, without needing heavy particle systems. Bullet-holes, leaves, posters, craters, patterns you name it! The adaptive flexibility, fast performance and simple 3 step workflow make this addon a must-have for [...]

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