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Level Design - two material texture border - Blender 2.79

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 09:00

25games writes: Seamless textures are very important for creating levels. But how is it possible to create a transition between two different textures? Kordex don't uses a terrain in Unity and works with own created mesh structure. We come up with this solution to overcome texture borders! Watch the video now:

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KIT OPS PRO now available for 2.8! [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 06:55

Chipp Walters writes: Great news! KIT OPS PRO is now available for Blender 2.8! And it's a FREE update. Not to worry, the KIT OPS FREE version will be coming out shortly as well. Join the thousands of kitbashing users currently using KIT OPS and check out our new video at: Head on over to [...]

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Substance Painter Emissive Textures in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 04:50

jayanam writes: In this tutorial I show how to export PBR textures and the emission map from Substance Painter and use it in the Blender 2.8.

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The Art of Pablo Dobarro

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 02:45

Enjoy the work of Pablo Dobarro from Santiago de Compostela, Spain. See also our Behind the Scenes of 'Virtual Reality'.

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SMI music releases Trap E.Piano (Free)

Audio Freeware - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 01:59


SMI music has released Trap E.Piano, a free virtual instrument for macOS and Windows based on SMI Player (Maize Soft technology).

Key features:
32-bit samples. 3 layers,...

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Steampunk Pipes Kit (Cycles & Eevee)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 00:40

Davide Tirindelli writes: Hi everyone, i just completed a Steampunk pipes kit and released it as pay what you wish on gumroad so the pack is free, but it's possible to make donations, which will support future projects similar to this one, hopefully better! I made the kit for myself originally as i have a [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Laser Blast effect in Grease Pencil

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 22:36

Paul Caggegi writes: Hi Blendernation! In this tutorial, I show how to set up a grease pencil asset that integrates with 3D objects in a toon-style scene. I take the viewer through the process of setting up lighting, using a simple glow effect on the grease pencil asset, constrain the asset to face the camera [...]

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Spartan Warrior Modeling Course Christmas Discount [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 08:20

MartinKlekner writes: Hello Blender users, to celebrate Christmas and the New Year, I decided to create a discount code for my Spartan Warrior Modeling course! Now it's just $10 with the code: "heroesofbronze2018" ! The Course Contains: 3 hours of guided tutorials in 38 lessons bonus: adding rigged characters bonus: particle hair grooming bonus: painting [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Mask Node in Blender 2.80

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 05:15

Wayward Art Company writes: Hello, Blender friends! Here is a free Node download which will help add texture detail to your models. Cheers!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Mix Challenge - Competitions in January 2019

Audio Freeware - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 03:57


The Mix Challenge competitions start off with one game this month.

The following challenge is currently open to compete in:
Songwriting Competition #017: The theme being...

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Happy 2019!

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 02:18

I'd like to wish everyone a super happy, productive and Blenderful 2019! My year started off a bit hectic with the migration of the Blender Artists forum, but now that things are running smoothly I'll have time to focus on Blender itself a bit more and to finally dive into Blender 2.8. What are your Blender [...]

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Boyss-Sound-e-Scapes Sale (50-90% off) and a Giveaway

Audio Freeware - Mon, 12/31/2018 - 12:13


Happy Holidays. Boyss-Sound-e-Scapes is having their biggest sale during the holidays. All products are on discount 50-90%. Further details are on their Specials page and on each product...

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Knittr - Free Procedural Knitwear Shader

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/31/2018 - 09:19

Simon Thommes writes: Hey again, it's holiday season and I made a 100% Procedural knitwear shader that can be combined with usual image textures highly flexible extreme detail with micro-displacement looks great with cloth simulation 3 Example-Patterns included Get it here for free.

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Blender developers meeting notes: 31 December 2018

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/31/2018 - 06:15

Brecht writes: New Features and Changes As usual, the focus continues to be on bug fixing, approximately 125 bugs were fixed in the last two weeks. The Blender2.8 branch was merged to master. For builders and developers, see the bf-committers mail for details. Snapping settings now only affect Move transforms by default. For Rotate and [...]

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Modeling a Shaver in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/31/2018 - 04:10

esmilesvfx writes: Hi Guys, Wanted to share my latest tutorial about hard surface modeling with Blender 2.8. Enjoy!

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 53

Blender 3D News - Mon, 12/31/2018 - 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! Early Morning Walk by Sorin Covor on Sketchfab Medieval City Pack Demo by Ivanix88 on Sketchfab Dilophosaurus Wetherilli by Kyan0s on Sketchfab Stylized Medieval Shield-Handpainted-Low Poly by Kuschel3DS [...]

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Making an Architectural Asset (Blender 2.8, Substance Painter) Tutorial p.2

Blender 3D News - Sun, 12/30/2018 - 23:38

MartinKlekner writes: Hello friends! It's time to continue the Architectural Asset tutorial series, this time focusing on creating Particle Systems for the wreaths decorating the pedestal. This tutorial is again aimed at Beginner Blender (2.8) users and you can get more info in the video description or here on the website of the project. Merry [...]

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AudioKit Synth One now available for Blind and Visually Impaired musicians

Audio Freeware - Sun, 12/30/2018 - 21:00


AudioKit Pro has updated their free and open-source AudioKit Synth One iPad app to have comprehensive voice-over and accessibility features for Blind and visually impaired musicians.
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Blender 2.8 Blueprint creation with Measureit addon

Blender 3D News - Sun, 12/30/2018 - 12:52

yoji writes: Hi Guys, Wanted to share my last tutorial about measureit with Blender 2.8. As usual the tutorail is available in French and in English. Enjoy! English: French:

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Creating Procedural Christmas Lights with Animation Nodes. Part 2/2

Blender 3D News - Sun, 12/30/2018 - 08:15

Сергей Метельский writes: And now to the second part of our Christmas Lights setup, where I'm going to show you how to distribute light bulbs along a spline and to setup nice and handy viewport controls.

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