Media Technology News
Midge Sinnaeve presents a four-hour workshop on creating motion graphics with Blender on the Blender Cloud, covering a number of different effects and techniques in Blender.
A beautiful render made by Paweł Pęcherzewski. The choice of colors, breathtaking effects and the bokeh really pops and give a magical feel to it.
I just finished watching this beautiful and sad film directed by Alexander Heringer. Incase you missed it, Bart posted an article on an interview CGCookie did with them right here. CIRCLE depicts a young woman in despair, who after experiencing a tragic loss escapes into the seemingly perfect past. She loses herself in vivid memories [...]
The post Circle, an Award-Winning Full Film Made With Blender appeared first on BlenderNation.
Steve Lund writes: Dive into space with this exciting Star Destroyer Tutorial! I start by teaching the basic modeling process for creating a Sci-FI Spaceship, with the help of some cool modeling tips and tricks! Then with part 2 I show how to easily add realistic details with Micro-Displacement maps!
Yanal Sosak writes: In this YDT episode I go through when to pose your sculpts in Blender which is a question asked quite often.
The post Yan's Daily Tips #094 - When To Pose Your Sculpts - Blender Tutorial appeared first on BlenderNation.
Use Greg Zaal's new HDR Sky maps to select the right time of day for your scene. Hey all :) I've just published a new set of HDRIs that were all shot from exactly the same position on a hilltop at various times of day - this gives you another dimension of control: time. As [...]
SSL announces 24 Fader and AU Delta Control Plug-ins for AWS Consoles - enhanced Logic compatibility - available May 2017
You can now download all Reynante Martinez' free files in one fell swoop :) If you're new to my Freebies page or to my newsletter list, you can now download all the freebies (Blender scenes, materials, and more) as one file. Enjoy! :) WARNING: This is a huge file! Visit the Freebies page for the [...]
The 11 Second Club is a monthly character animation challenge, hosted by Animation Mentor. While not Blender-only, I thought I should start sharing their monthly challenges as they're an excellent way to sharpen your animation skills. Enjoy! Cathleen Hylton writes: Come check out the 11 Second Club! This is a monthly animation contest. The winner [...]
The post 11 Second Club Monthly Animation Contest: Rogue One appeared first on BlenderNation.
Artists seem to get some really nice results mixing up Substance Painter with Blender. Here is a cool payphone render by Maksim Savickii. Payphone by formula25rus on Sketchfab
This shows how you can get great results with minimal geometry. This beautiful fire marble, wet realistic wood and waterfall background image all work well together to create this beautiful render by Shuprobho Das.
Yanal Sosak writes: In this episode I will take you through posing your character using the marionette technique. This will help you avoid going through the hassle of rigging :).
The post Yan's Daily Tips #093 - Posing Marionette Method - Blender Tutorial appeared first on BlenderNation.
Quickly set up sprite sheets with kilbeeu's new add-on. With this addon you can create grid-based sprite sheets right inside Blender from images or when rendering an animation. You don't need any external software - just Blender and this addon - which means it's perfectly integrated with Blender and will run on any platform, with [...]
The post Get Sheet Done: Create sprite sheets in Blender [$] appeared first on BlenderNation.
Darkfall writes: In this Two Part Tutorial, we will be creating a very simple animation "Trapped Fireflies". In Part one we will be doing a little modelling and setting up the particle system. Using the awesome "Boids" featuer we get an amazing motion for the fireflies. They do need to be "tamed" a little before [...]
I know how much you love low poly art, which is why I keep an eye out for any good ones. Here is a cool sailor fishing done by Samuel Korn.