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Marius from Render Street takes a deep dive into the world of laptops and their suitability for running Blender and Cycles. Marius Iatan writes: A lot of people approached me lately with the question ‘What laptop should I buy for Blender?‘ This is becoming a harder and harder decision, as technology is changing so rapidly, [...]
The Blender Foundation has just released Blender 2.73! Check out the 2.73 features overview for the long list of improvements and the release log for in-depth information on this release. Download the new version here. BlenderTek posted the following overview of this release:
Artunchained's 'Random Object Array' add-on allows easy randomization of scenes without endless tweaking of particle systems. Years ago I proposed on Blenderstorm to add random values to the array modifier. It never happened. I was tired of tweaking a particle system for an hour, just to realise that the desired result cannot be made that [...]
By kilb3 Had a free evening, felt like christmas so… couple days later…I’d like to fix some things, but spent too much time on this anyway.
Did you see the new video for the Free Software Foundation that Bassam Kurdali produced with Blender? He now shares a detailed report of the creation process, outlining the tools he used, explaining the techniques and sharing all production files. Last October Libby Reynish from the Free Software Foundation commissioned Urchin to make a short [...]
Bitsonic has updated Cannabis, a free vocoder VST effect and instrument for Windows, to v1.3. New: Keyboard combination. Ctrl + shift + l load WAV. Ctrl + shift + o open octave menu. Ctrl + shift [Read More]
Bitsonic has updated Cannabis, a free vocoder VST effect and instrument. New: Keyboard combination. Ctrl + shift + l load wav. Ctrl + shift + o open octave menu. Ctrl + shift + s open semitone [Read More]
Chris Plus from CG Masters creates 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' earrings with Blender and has them 3D printed. Interested in 3D printing? Take a look at this tutorial on prepping your models for print using Shapeways.com. This is an overview of the printing process for a pair of earrings based on the axe Buffy uses [...]
VB-Audio has announced the release of a new Virtual Audio Mixer called Voicemeeter Banana. Voicemeeter enables you to connect and mix any audio sources with any audio applications in an easy [Read More]
Plughugger has released World of Sin, a sound expansion featuring 100 new mellow and ambient sounds for Spectrasonics Omnisphere with a focus on the most fundamental waveforms of them all: the [Read More]
Low poly and ramen make a delicious combination ;-) By SomjadeChunthavorn.
By Pieriko. I've made this one as a christmas gift for my girl friend's nephew. He loves dinosaurs.Made using Blender (of course) and Zbrush. It was the first time I used Zbrush trying to find a good workflow between both software. I will post a PDF tutorial ASAP regarding this issue. Original size is 3240x3240 [...]
FluffyAudio has released Simple Flute, a free instrument for Kontakt 4.2.4 (and above). Powered by a customized version of WIPS Scripts (with the given permission of customizing it by its author [Read More]
Mastrcode Music has updated DB-Force The Amen to version 1.2. What's new: Fixed the issue with some not working slices below MIDI note D3. Price: Free. [Read More]
Blenderrendersky has been creating some impressive work with the Blender game engine. Here's an overview. Blenderrendersky writes: Happy new Year everyone! I decided to create this small Reel to show off some things I created last year. I mainly worked on games in the Blender Game Engine so this is what you will see the [...]
Freelancer Alessandro Dalla Fontana landed a project with Kia Italy. Today, he shares his latest commercial and gives us a look behind the scenes of his project. I'm working like a house production for some advertising agency, in this case InventaCPM of Milan. My little house production is called like me, generally I work alone [...]
Nick Brunnes presents his 'Winter Special Tutorial' in which he creates a snowy forest scene. Welcome to the 2014 Winter Special tutorial! I am so glad to be sharing this one with you today and I hope you learn something from it! Have an awesome day, and Merry Christmas! P.S- My little Christmas present to [...]
Alin Bolcas' reel shows breakdowns of his best work. Hey, Happy Holidays and New Year! I'm back with my first fresh Demo Reel! I thought sending it to BlenderNation would be a good place to start sharing the news! How do you like it? Alin
In this fast four-minute tutorial, Kampoong Monster shows how to create a 'shield' effect. Kampoong Monster writes: Hi, in this short video, we try to show you tips how to make a basic Shield fx in Blender by using Vertex Weight Proximity modifier.