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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab this week

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/02/2016 - 00:33

Lots of cool low poly art in another round of the best Blender 3D designs on Sketchfab. And remember: add the #Blender tag if you want me to find your work! Which one is your favourite? The forgotten temple by Kyan0s on Sketchfab Master Chief From Halo by SketchCode™ Nihal on Sketchfab Tacos by denis_sd [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Plugin Alliance Offer: Unfiltered Audio Indent Plug-in Free Until August 15th

Audio Freeware - Mon, 08/01/2016 - 16:30
To celebrate the release of this new plug-in, Plugin Alliance is offering Unfiltered Audio's Indent for free until August 15th, 2016. Indent is an intuitive and sleek saturation tone box with [Read More]

ManuelbastioniLAB 1.3, the character editor for Blender, just released!

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/01/2016 - 08:10

Manuel Bastioni writes: The new version 1.3.0 of ManuelBastioniLAB, the open source character generator for Blender, is ready for download. ManuelBastioniLAB 1.3.0 introduces two fundamental new tools: the skin editor and the meta parameters. The skin editor is a powerful tool composed by two main parts. The first is the parameters editor, an intuivive set [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Akai Offer: All MPC Touch & Advance owners get Eventide Black Hole Free (a $199.99 value)

Audio Freeware - Mon, 08/01/2016 - 05:12
Purchase an MPC Touch or any Advance Keyboard to receive Eventide Black Hole completely free. This offer is also open to existing users - register your product at the Akai Pro website to redeem. [Read More]

Pokemon Sculpt by Pratik Solanki

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/01/2016 - 04:05

Pokemon Go sure is inspiring many artists out there. Here is a creepy, horrific, and well done render of Bulbasaur!  Link

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Cliff Tower - Full Blender3D course Released!

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/01/2016 - 04:05

Pierrick Picaut has just released another awesome Blender training video - both Blender beginners and advanced users will learn how to create a fantasy environment. Pierrick from p2design writes: Hi Everyone, I'm super happy to announce that I've finally released my new full length course. It's a 100% blender tutorial on how to create a [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender developers meeting notes, Sunday 31 July 2016

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/01/2016 - 00:02

Ton Roosendaal writes: Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. 1) Blender 2.78 release Planning and overview of targets. Not all targets are ready yet, we move the 'BCon3' deadline to make sure they're all in git master. Hermann Vosseler's (ichtyo) 2D stablizer gets final approval for merge in trunk. [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Christopher Lee by Mattiaslind93

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/31/2016 - 08:10

Late Christopher Lee, a British actor, singer and author, was magnificenly sculpted and rendered using Blender, Zbrush, Photoshop and Substance Painter. The Likeness is very well captured, and the eye on the detail is spot on. Great portrait! Link

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Parallax Effect

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/31/2016 - 04:05

Cubix writes: In the following video, I will teach you, how to create a parallax animation out of a single image. The overall technique shows similarities to camera mapping, though the process itself is much simpler. The results is more abstract, which gives the whole animation a more artistic look. And here are some examples [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Reel: Michele Canova 2016

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/31/2016 - 00:52

Michele Canova's showreel contains some very polished and professional work. MC78 writes: Hi people, I'm a professional Blender user from 2013, but I have to improve my knowledge in the next future. In the meantime I would like to show my last showreel made entirely with Blender (except the green car scene at the end). [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sci-fi Armor Concept by Andy

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 23:43

Andy was asked to come up with an image for Blender Cloud, and they did a good job in asking him! Outstanding concept and above all, texturing. Only one HDRI is used to light the whole scene! This may be a still image but I sure am imagining it in an animation short, and it is [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BeatMaker releases free SL Drums 2.0

Audio Freeware - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 10:19
BeatMaker has released SL Drums 2.0, a free plug-in for Mac OS X (10.11) and Windows 32/64-bits. Features: New interface. 118 drum kits, 59 kits 59 kits Stereo and multi-out (44 new kits produced [Read More]

Abstract Spherical Explosion of Hexagon Particles

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 04:05

Akash Hamirwasia writes: I have always created an abstract scene using a Plane object. But this time, I decided to do something different, by using a sphere to emit Particles! And the result of this idea was an amazing abstract wallpaper. In this video, I will be showing you just how to create an abstract [...]

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E-Interiores: Next-generation interior design with Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 23:48

Dalai Felinto shares a look behind the scenes of how Blender is used for flexible interior design. Meet e-interiores. This Brazilian interior design e-commerce startup transformed their creation process into an entire new fashion. This tale will show you how Blender made this possible, and how far we got. We developed a new platform based [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

4drX updates MidiKeySwitcher

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 14:02
4drX has updated MidiKeySwitcher. New features: Mac Version (VST Universal 32/64). Octave Shifts (for each MIDI Channel). 3- keys shortcut to resend Program and Bank at once. Custom "mod keys" [Read More]

Sketchfab adds VR Teleportation, Browsing and Scene Editor

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 08:10

Sketchfab VR support has matured with the addition of easy navigation and browsing - on all supported platforms including Cardboard and high-end VR systems. And with the new VR Scene Editor it's incredibly easy to set up your existing scenes for exploration in VR too! Read the full announcement here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sonic Nickelodeon Ident by Weybec Studio

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 04:05

A short animation was published for Sonic Nickelodeon by Nita which led me to ask for an informal interview that will interest you. Here is the animation: Introduction: Weybec Studio consists of 4 generalists: Pratik Solanki, Niyal Parmar, Nita Ravalji and last but not least, Purvesh Vyas. How They Landed The Job: They have been [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blend4Web 16.07: New DOF, Optimizations and More!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:13

Blend4Web Team writes: We are happy to present our new release! We worked a lot on optimisation: in some specific situations memory usage was decreased up to 80 times: from 160 Mb to 2.1 Mb! Also now you can try out new DOF with awesome Bokeh feature. And as always there is even more to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Racing Hoverbike (A Road Trip in 2116 Contest) by McGavish

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 12:20

I am in love with the concept, very appealing to the eyes. This was made for the Allegorithmic contest " Winners " and it hit the 8th place. Blender and Zbrush were used for the model and Substance Painter for the texturing. Link    

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Nimble Collective Presents 'Animal Fact #164'

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 08:10

Nimble Collective writes: Nimble Collective has premiered its home grown animated short at Siggraph 2016. The second Animal Fact was an in-house project to test the capabilities of our virtual streaming animation platform. Using Blender (featuring the new 'bendy bones' rigging system), Nuke, Audacity and other tools we were able to bring a chicken to [...]

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