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Blender Studio Tour #3

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 10:30

Ton takes us on another tour around the new Blender Headquarters in Amsterdam!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sketchfab Store leaves beta, get 10% off [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 07:23

After 6 months of Beta testing, the Sketchfab Store has now officially launched with many bug fixes and community requested updates. To celebrate, there's a 10% discount on all 3D assets through July 4. We first unveiled the Sketchfab Store Beta in January. Today, we’re proud to announce the official launch of our industry-defining 3D [...]

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Fanan team updates Callisto to v1.51 Callisto synth to 1.01

Audio Freeware - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 07:12
Fanan team has updated Callisto to v1.51 and Callisto synth to 1.01. Callisto v1.51 changes: Added new virtual keyboard with 5 octaves. Fixed CPU spikes that occurred on some DAWs. Fixed MIDI [Read More]

The ins and outs of low poly design

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 05:15

Jesse Davis dives into low poly design. Originally published on Blenderer.com. Low poly is amazing. It’s an entirely different style that’s become quite popular. While the low-detail design might look easy, don’t be fooled. It takes hard work, a bit of know-how, and experience to get everything right. This article will help you improve your [...]

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The Art of Steve Earl

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 03:10

Enjoy the work of Steve Earl, Freelance 3d illustration from Koh Samui, Thailand! I have worked freelance for 20 years in various creative roles, illustrator, graphic designer, exhibition designer and concept artist.

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Blender for Blogs: Greenscreen Removal

Blender 3D News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 01:05

Justin writes: Hey all! We've finally started Phase 2 of our Blender for Blogs series! Here's part one - all about removing your greenscreen backdrop. Also, I've added a NEW Freebie on my website! You now have access to the very same video I rendered in phase one. You can download this Pre-Cut Footage to [...]

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AudioKit Pro releases AudioKit Synth One - Free Open-Source iPad Synth

Audio Freeware - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 00:11
AudioKit Pro has released AudioKit Synth One. For the past 2-years, dozens of volunteers, including sound designers for M83, Tycho, Rihanna, and more have volunteered their time to create a free [Read More]

AudioKit Pro releases Free Open-Source iPad Synth

Audio Freeware - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 00:11
AudioKit Pro has released AudioKit Synth One. For the past 2-years, dozens of volunteers, including sound designers for M83, Tycho, Rihanna, and more have volunteered their time to create a free [Read More]

Ossim - Rigid body simulation baking tool [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 22:28

PeterGubin writes: Ossim is a simulation baking tool that generates an armature and skinned geometry based on rigid body physics simulation to use in game engines and realtime applications such as Unreal Engine 4 or Unity3d and many others.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Status Bar (& Quick Favorite Tips!) - Blender 2.8 Code Quest

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 10:34

Blender 2.8 comes with a new bar to place statistics and helpful information based on the context. Plus a few tips for the new Quick Favorites menu (Q shortcut).

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Tutorial : Curves and Stroke Effects (2.8)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 08:20

Denzyl writes: Just a quick animation tutorial on how to create awesome effects using Curves in Blender for motionGraphics. I am using Blender 2.8 but you can follow along using an older versions of Blender.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

NASA Switches from Blend4Web to Verge3D [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 06:15

soft8soft writes: Remember NASA's award-winning Curiosity Rover experience? It was upgraded to Verge3D to become even more engaging! The conversion process was pretty straightforward as almost no changes were needed for Blender assets. Read about it here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Apple updates GarageBand for Mac to v10.3 - New Drummers, Free Artist Lessons and more

Audio Freeware - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 04:18
Apple has updated the Mac version of GarageBand to v10.3. Changes: 2 new Drummers play Roots and Jazz-influenced brush styles. Free downloadable Artist Lessons show you how to play hit songs [Read More]

The Art of Bohdan Lvov

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 04:10

Enjoy the work of Bohdan Lvov, CG Generalist from Zaporizhia, Ukraine! Vulturing Balloon #wildwestchallenge by Bohdan Lvov on Sketchfab Armored Wagon #wildwestchallenge by Bohdan Lvov on Sketchfab Steampowered Steed by Bohdan Lvov on Sketchfab

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

CC_Hair - Custom Hair Shader

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 02:08

Chris Chuipka writes: An uber hair shader for Blender cycles that eliminates the struggle of creating your own from scratch. It's based on a PBR shader model that replicates the naturalistic properties of real hair and fur.

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Quick Favorites - Blender 2.8 Code Quest

Blender 3D News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 00:00

Pablo shows a new addition to the 2.8 interface: the 2.8 'quick' manu. Speed-up your workflow by adding your favorite tools into one handy menu!

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"Is time travel going to be incorporated into Blender 2.8?"

Blender 3D News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 22:20

Sorry, couldn't resist - this joke by Ayoub Moulakhnif is just too good :) Dalai seemed to be genuinely interested in this week's Blender Live - maybe we're on to something here! 🤔 Couldn't stop myself from doing this hahaha Huge thanks to the developers for making blender awesome! #blender #b3d @BlenderDev pic.twitter.com/EQzVkue2VH — Ayoub Moulakhnif [...]

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The Art of Roman Volkov

Blender 3D News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 13:20

Enjoy the art of Roman Volkov from Sumy, Ukraine!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Conference 2018 Tickets are now Available

Blender 3D News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 11:30

You can now order your tickets for this year's Blender Conference, October 25-26-27 in De Balie in Amsterdam. Choose the number of days and decide if you'll join the conference dinner (hint: DO IT!). Order before August 1 to get the early bird discount.

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Native Instruments updates Reaktor to v6.2.2

Audio Freeware - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:01
Native Instruments has updated Reaktor to v6.2.2. The Reaktor Core macro library has received a significant update, with many highlights. Added: Non-transposed nonlinear Sallen–Key filter. [Read More]

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