Media Technology News

Painted Metal Aging Test (Procedural)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 05:50
Here's a cool animated material test by Reynante. Read on to see how he did it. This effect was achieved by mixing three main shaders: paint, metal, and rust. From here, I controlled the transition/masking by animating the Color Ramp sliders that are plugged in a mix of procedural textures. This is a currently tedious [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating holes without deleting mesh (not boolean)

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 03:40
Here's a neat little modeling trick by Naman. Hi Guys, Doing modifier experiments now a days. Just found something cool, must be shared :D In this tutorial we will be "Creating holes without deleting mesh in blender" + making a never ending video with it ;) hope you like it :) Naman
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Multi-View is now officially in Blender!

Blender 3D News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 01:33
Dalai Felinto has committed his long awaited 'Multi-View' code. Multi-View will add support for stereo view using a variety of devices to Blender: with the proper hardware you will be able to render AND edit in full 3D! 3, 2, 1 ... and Multi-View (Stereo 3D) lands in master #b3d =) ;) :) — [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

A Happy (Blender) Birthday

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 23:22
John Roper writes: I am 13 years old and have been using Blender for 4 years. My birthday just came up, and I love Blender so much that this was my cake. Awesome :) Happy birthday John!
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Review: The Cycles Encyclopedia v1.2

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 11:30
BlenderNation Reviewer LevTV Reviews the 'Cycles Encyclopedia' ebook by BlenderDiplom. Introduction Who has not spent time in the Blender wiki trying to understand what each and every node produces? Although Cycles is a powerful render engine, the documentation about it could appear chaotic. Searching numerous documentation and watching multiple online tutorials over which node to [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

New on Download Gallery

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 09:10
A new page on offers a collection of cool and useful Blender demo files. The page contains examples like benchmarks from Gooseberry, real time demos, some complex scenes and more.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BGE Tutorial: Outdoor Lighting+Skydome

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 07:00
Blenderrendersky writes: Happy Easter everyone! (If you see this on Easter) I´m back with another Blender Game Engine tutorial, this time showing you how to light your outdoor scenes. If there´s anything you always wanted to see a tutorial on, just suggest it to me and I can try what I can do :D Happy [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial: Set and Tweak HDR Lighting

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 04:50
Pierrick writes: A short but very useful tutorial to set and tweak HDR lighting in Blender.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Developer Notes: April 5, 2015

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 02:40
Ton shares the notes of the developers meeting in, #blendercoders. Ton Writes: Hi all, Here are notes from today's meeting in #blendercoders. 1) Release status The official 2.74 release went out last week, no showstoppers were reported. Stats! This is the stat of last month, only for 2.73 downloads. 2) Next release targets [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Enjoy your coffee!

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 00:15
By Amr Ṭaha. Pick you favorite Drink ... what do you think kiki emoticon cappuccino .. dark coffee
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

CG Masters Tutorial Contest for 2.74

Blender 3D News - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 00:00
The CG Masters Tutorial Contest is back! Win cash, DVDs and get your tutorial published. Blender 2.74 has officially been released, and that means it’s time for another CG Masters contest to teach people how to use it! The goal is simple, create the best video tutorial or written tutorial you can using Blender 2.74. [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Carving Bunny

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:50
By Nita Ravalji “Carving Bunny” – Happy Easter Everyone made in Blender , cycles 500 samples :)
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Noisebud updates Fletchy-Muncher to v1.2

Audio Freeware - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 01:26
Noisebud has updated their harshness revealing tool Fletchy-Muncher to 1.2. The update contain two new features to make the user more aware that the plugin is active. One red LED that lights [Read More]

Happy Easter!

Blender 3D News - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 23:41
By Pratik Solanki Happy Easter guys .. software - blender3d render time - 1 second
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Achievements in Real Life - NoobtownMonkeys

Blender 3D News - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:49
Good Saturday night fun ;-) Gong Bao writes: We just released a Video some weeks ago, called Achievements in Real Life. It's about game achievements, brought into everyday life. All the 3D-Animations, Smoke and Fluid Simulations were made in Blender! Compositing was done in Adobe After Effects. There are some more Videos on our channel with VFX [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to sketch animations in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 03:10
Nancy Liang explores Blender's Greace Pencil and walks us through the process of creating an animation with it. In the last two Blender updates, the Grease Pencil tool got a major facelift. The Grease Pencil was traditionally used for annotating 3D drawings. Now, it can also be used for animation. And if you are a [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Market: IK-Particles Link

Blender 3D News - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 02:00
IK-Particles Link provides an interesting visual effect for particle systems. IK-Particles Link is a tool for artists allowing you to create awesome particles effects. This add-on makes it easy to connect a bunch of static/animated objects part of a cloud that you can also generate automatically by using the “IK Particles”. What features does IK-Particles [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

"Metropolis" Logo Sequence

Blender 3D News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 13:42
This video is amazing and I really enjoyed their 'behind the scenes' too! Joel Gerlach writes: Happy Friday everyone! Just wanted to send you our latest work. We did an opening logo sequence (like you'd see at the beginning of a film) in the style of a 1930's film. We did everything but the compositing [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Review: V-Ray for Blender

Blender 3D News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 09:02
Curious about V-Ray? Kent Trammell gives a brief overview and lists pros and cons. Blender is officially friends with an industry titan. V-Ray is an industry-standard commercial render engine with a long history and water-tight reputation. It’s an extremely versatile renderer with widespread use in architectural visualization, animation, game cinematics, VFX, advertising, and more. If [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Ford Truck

Blender 3D News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 07:04
This Ford Truck scene by Angelo Enderez is incredible! good day all.... here's an old project of mine that I haven't had the time to finish until now, but still, I don't want/not sure if i can call this done anyways CC are welcome
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation