Media Technology News
The Spheree is a spherical display that comes close to a three-dimensional projector by actively correcting perspective fort the viewer. They hooked it up to Blender and it looks awesome! Spheree is a personal, spherical, multi-projector perspective-corrected display. Offers uniform, high resolution pixels projected to a spherical surface and gesture interaction with three dimensional objects.Spheree [...]
The NOX physically based renderer has been released under an Apache license. After years of development we decided to give NOX for the community. NOX physically based renderer, fully integrated with Blender and 3ds Max (and with C4D support) is now Open Source. We release it on Apache license - free to commercial use and modifications. [...]
Josemaria Rra has released his short film Ptolmus, a conversation between two intelligent species. Ptolmus briefly featured on BlenderNation before but had to be removed due to its entry to the Annecy Festival.
Saltline has updated Lisc-step, a free state variable filter VST plugin for Windows, to v1.0.3. Changes: Updated GUI. Effect bypass added. Preset manager and larger preset bank. 2nd step sequencer add [Read More]
Olivier "oenvoyage" Amrein presents his new demoreel. Olivier "oenvoyage" Amrein writes: Hello dear Blenderheads ! I just updated my demoreel with some recent work and personal projects. Enjoy and have a nice day full of sun and love! www.olivieramrein.com
Weight Lifter puts you in control of vertex groups. Michel Anders (varkenvarken) writes: I am pleased to announce that I have published my first commercial addon, WeightLifter, on Blendermarket. It is a comprehensive tool that allows you to create all sorts of vertex groups and vertex color layers that can be used create slope dependent [...]
Create a rowboat on a lake scene in Blender. Kenan Proffitt writes: This tutorial on creating a rowboat scene in blender is perfect for someone just getting started with blender and wants to learn more of the advanced parts of modeling, texturing, and using modifiers.
#KVRDC14: Acon Digital Multiply Chorus AU, AAX and VST Plugin Effect for Mac OS X and Windows wins the KVR Developer Challenge 2014
The voting stage of the KVR Developer Challenge 2014 has ended and we are very excited to announce that we have winners! If you haven't done so already, you can download the entries for free. The priz [Read More]
By Thinking Rabbit studio. Carlos writes: Mexican animation studio "Thinking Rabbit" made the opening for "Startup México", made with Blender. See more shots here.
Noah Paessel scripted an add-on to generate 'voxel' type images from bitmaps. It all started when I wanted to grab some colors from Vincent Van Gogh for use in one of my renders. I figured it should be possible to convert pixels into voxels, and using Blender's Python API, it was pretty easy. This technique might [...]
The free Anarchy Effects bundle has been updated again, this time to v22.214.171.124, fixing a few nasty issues: Spectral Autopan: fixed a bug causing distortion for static graphs. Fixed permission issues fo [Read More]
Dfvfx has created an awesome trailer for the upcoming new fracture modifier by scorpion81. This is a short trailer for the fracture modifier (WIP) that scorpion81 is working on!Check out the awesome build with an amazing fracturingspeed (!!!) and easy-to-use UI!
More science with Blender in this archeological reconstruction video by Juan Diego Carmona Barrero. Models of this video has been made entirely with Blender. The reconstruction corresponds to a dated archaeological site between the V-VII centuries B. C. This is a small farm located in the center of Extremadura (Spain), between the courses of the [...]
easytoolz has updated Mormox Imitate, the free synth VST instrument plugin for Windows, to v1.11 and added some new patches. Changes: 1.1: MIDI Controls inserted. 1.11: Bug fix at Glidepoti. 3 Banks w [Read More]
An Argentinean feature film, completely done in Blender, will be playing in theaters around the world! Juan Pablo Bouza writes: This week is the "official" World Premier of Cronopios & Famas, the 90 minutes Feature film we did with Blender and other open source programs here in Argentina. The Blenderheads who participated in creating the [...]
A very charming collection of robot models by Henri Hebeisen. I'm a freelance artist and trainer based in Toulouse, France. As I'm working on my portfolio, I've created this little video with some old robot model I created for the last few years. I've reworked all the material and shaders (some robots were initialy rendered [...]
Five 3D printers are printing an elephant at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam right now to raise awareness for abuse of elephants. Blender artist Dolf Veenvliet was involved in the project and reports. Dolf writes: All the way back in June I received a message from Joris Tubergen asking if I was interested in doing a project [...]
By RahulParihar. Some illustrations I did in Blender 2.71 and Arbaro. The BlenderArtists post contains the full individual images.
99Sounds has released White Noise SFX, a free collection of risers, white noise sweeps, tension builders and other transition sound effects crafted by Elias Pettersen aka Ammicuz. The library contains [Read More]