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MeldaProduction updates all effects and MPowerSynth to 11.01

Audio Freeware - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 08:42
MeldaProduction has updated all effect plugins and MPowerSynth to 11.01, providing several improvements and fixes. Changes for effects in 11.01: Added Visible switch to multiparameters, which [Read More]

The Art of Arnav Singh

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 06:15

I love the cute characters by Arnav Singh from India.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Basics of Image-based Lighting in Blender (2/7)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 04:15

Gleb Alexandrov writes: In this tutorial we’ll be exploring the basics of HDR image-based lighting in Blender. What’s IBL, how to set up a basic high dynamic range environment and where to download free HDRI images. Let’s get started! This is the second tutorial from the Image-based Lighting video course.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Monocasual Laboratories updates Giada to v0.14.0 for Linux, Windows and OS X

Audio Freeware - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 03:00
Monocasual Laboratories has updated Giada to v0.14.0, codename DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET, for Linux, Windows and OS X, inspired by the Chrome/Chromium error flag raised when your Internet [Read More]

Audio Damage releases "Grind" Distortion Plug-in and updates free "FuzzPlus 3" to v1.0.1 (incl. AAX)

Audio Freeware - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 02:10
Audio Damage has announced the release of Grind, a new plug-in described as "a true powerhouse of audio warfare, Grind puts the "damage" in Audio Damage". From subtle tube-style saturation to [Read More]

Blender Game Reel

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 02:05

CG Sky writes: Hi everyone, I just wanted to share my Game Development Reel which features games I made in the Blender Game Engine over the last year. With this reel my aim is to get my foot into the professional game industry. Wish me luck! :) Here are the individual links to my projects: [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Substance & Blender Texturing Workflow [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 22:58

CG Cookie has launched a new learning track on using the popular Substance Painter with Blender. Substance Painter and Designer are 2 powerful texturing tools to use alongside Blender when making assets for games, animation, or VFX. CG Cookie's Jonathan Lampel shows you how to get the most out of them with Blender, going over [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Viewport: Past, present and future

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 12:21

Dalai gives a quick overview of what's happening with Blender 2.8, the plans for SIGGRAPH, and how you can get involved. (PS: I'll be at SIGGRAPH too this year - see you there?) It’s been too long. Do you remember Eevee? A lot of development happened in the past month, so listen up.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Lighting GI baking Setup

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 07:06

Reducing rendertimes and getting rid of noise is a hot topic right now. Here's a new video with some tips and tricks. Hi it's Iscream from discord Today I gonna show you how I setup my scene to reduce my render time by accelerating the samples AND making them more efficient. Link to download the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Matthieu Brucher releases ATKGuitarPreamp - Free VST2, VST3 & AU for Mac & Win

Audio Freeware - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 03:40
Matthieu Brucher has released version 1.0.2 of ATKGuitarPreamp, a free and Open Source stereo delay plug-in, for 64-bit Mac OS X (10.9 minimum) and Windows (32 and 64-bit) in VST2, VST3 and AU [Read More]

Sonic Visualiser for Mac, Win & Lin updated to v3.0.3

Audio Freeware - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 02:47
Sonic Visualiser, a free application for viewing and analysing the contents of music audio files, has been updated to version 3.0.3 for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Changes in 3.0.3: Improve [Read More]

The Art of Armando Tello

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 02:05

Awesome work by Armando Tello from Guatemala, made with Blender and Substance Painter.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sewing Low Poly Clothes in Blender

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 00:37

Jez Impbox uses cloth simulation to create low-poly garments in Blender. A small tutorial on sewing low poly clothes in Blender.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Action comedy short - The Job Interview

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 12:05

Sasu Luhtala and Tuomas Tulijoki worked on this five-minute short for eight months. What do you think of the result? The Job Interview is 5 minute film about two people waiting to be interviewed. What can go wrong with that? Me and my friend wondered eight months ago whether we could make a short film with [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Cleaning up Photogrammetry Meshes in Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 06:15

Photogrammetry (the process of reconstructing 3D models from images) is awesome, but often generates heavy and 'noisy' meshes. You'll need to manually clean up the results afterwards to make them usable. Hello dear Blenderheads, I've made a video showing part of the cleaning process of an architectural photogrammetry model, it's one of the rooms of [...]

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50+ Space VFX User Works

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 06:15

Here's an awesome compilation of work by students of the Space VFX course by Aidy and Gleb. Enjoy! Aidy Burrows writes: We've been receiving emails, tweets and fb posts with incredible renders and w.i.p.s inspired by Space VFX video course. Here are 50+ space renders made by awesome Blender community.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Beginner Guide to CGI VFX

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 03:49

Steve Lund writes: Learn how to do Visual Effects in Blender! In this tutorial I show how to accurately camera track your live footage, and add in 3D models with realistic reflections and shadows!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 22

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 02:05

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 Climb by Curlscurly on Sketchfab Sushi dog cart by Marlakinky on Sketchfab Sawamura Spencer Eriri by Chokomancarr on Sketchfab Slender Man for PBR Game Engines by Noah [...]

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Weekly Blender Developers meeting notes - May 28, 2017

Blender 3D News - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 00:26

Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Ton Roosendaal writes: 1) Blender 2.79 release Project page with targets and planning. Mac OS libs need update, Arto Kitula volunteers to help with it. Goal would be to keep 2.79 work for Mac OS 10.6 and later. Note: for 2.8x it will [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Glitch Effect

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 08:00

Darkfall writes: In this Video we will be creating a pretty simple Glitch Effect. You can build upon this effect by adding more/different nodes but the process is quite easy to do. By Exposing the Color Channels we can play around with them to get a fringed effect. Then, using an image (see below) we [...]

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