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Blender 2.8 Pie Menu with Python

Blender 3D News - 1 hour 46 min ago

jayanam writes: I added a Pie menu to my Blender 2.8 addon Fast Carve. I show how to use it and also the Python implementation of this part of the addon.

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The Thanos Gate with Mantaflow smoke simulation! - Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - 3 hours 51 min ago

Juan Gea writes: Some tutorials related to Houdini or 3dsmax created a lot of expectation, for Houdini... well you have the VFX Machine that Houdini is, with all the details and simulations, for Max... you need a pair of plugins, PhoenixFD and TyFlow, but they do it pretty well... but... can we do that with [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 260: Camera Crane Rig

Blender 3D News - 5 hours 56 min ago

Jan van den Hemel writes: The Camera Crane Rig addon is a nice tool with which to make cool camera moves. Look at this quick video tip to see how it works!

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How to make realistic confetti in 2.8, beginner tutorial about particles system and EEVEE

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 13:37

Daniel Oakfield writes: A beginner tutorial about how to do realistic golden and paper confetti (coriandoli), real Italian confetti (almond confectionery), rice for weddings, EEVEE render engine and fun with Blender 2.8 particle system!

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Blender 2.8 Beginner Modeling : Low Poly Key

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 09:30

jayanam writes: Here is a new Blender 2.8 beginner tutorial for modeling a low poly key. It is a model that I added to my Unity Low Poly Game Kit and in this video I show how to actually create it. You can download the blend file for free from my patreon account.

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Add-on: Control your Blender camera with Real Camera 3

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 07:06

Real Camera is an add-on that allows you to control the Blender camera like a real camera. From version 3.0 it works only in Blender 2.8. Marco writes: We finally added real time Auto Exposure for Eevee and Cycles, this feature is like eye adaptation on other render engines like Unreal Engine. Auto Exposure automatically [...]

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Stylistic Alien Environments with EEVEE (Blender 2.8)

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:10

Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone! In this video, I'll be showing you my template blend file for creating stylistic alien environments with EEVEE in Blender 2.8. We will explore the combination of in-scene lighting and world nodes to achieve a wide range of moods and colour palettes. The .blend file can be downloaded for free [...]

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Eevee Test - Room

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 02:05

Gab writes: The scene comes from my company’s short movie: “Lonely Boy” in which I’m involved (not yet released). Rendered with Eevee.

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Daily Blender Tip 259: Sketchy moving toon outline

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 00:00

Jan van den Hemel writes: It's easy to switch between camera's while rendering in Blender 2.8. All you need to do is bind the camera to markers in the timeline. That way when uploading to a render farm you can upload just one file, instead of one file per camera angle. Watch this quick tip [...]

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Futuristic Tech Cube Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:32

Kustom Julius writes: Hey Guys, Check out part 1 of my new Tech Cube Tutorial made using blender 2.8! Topics covered in Part 1: Procedural modeling with modifiers Adding an HDR to world scene Using volumetric lighting in EEVEE Camera Animations

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Behind the Scenes: Orange Summer Vacation

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 08:55

About me Hello, my name is Somjade Chunthavorn, I am a Game Artist based in Bangkok, Thailand. I started using Blender seriously in 2008 on release 2.49 and have been using it in both personal projects and studio work ever since. I learnt everything about 3D modeling and the application by myself with some foundation [...]

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Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 20

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 06:50

Every week, hundreds of artists share their work on the Blender Artists forum. I'm putting some of the best work in the spotlight in a weekly post here on BlenderNation. Natabata Interior Project  You Shall not Pass!  Gwen Stacy Sculpture  My E-Cycles renders  Captain Hook  Cuppa Joe? Exterior archviz  Summer afternoon  Sci-fi grenades and crates [...]

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Sonic - Character Creation / New Video Format

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 04:45

YanSculpts writes: Creating Sonic in 3D and explaining my workflow with a new video format!

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Animating a Flame with Grease Pencil in 2.8 [$,promoted]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 02:40

pavla writes: Create an animated cartoon flame with Grease Pencil and Blender 2.8! The course includes how to use a particle system for blocking out a flame reference (FREE lesson), drawing grease pencil lines, coloring, and adding effects.

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Toonkit 1.3 Preview 2 Released [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 00:35

Cogumelo Softworks writes: Hi! We're proud to announce the Toonkit 1.3 preview 2 is here! Note that it's the first version only for blender 2.8x! Other than bug fixes this version includes the new Shader Selector Node. With that you can create custom AOVs in Cycles! Also It's 25% OFF During Blendermarket Sales! Bye!

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Daily Blender Tip 258: Quick camera turnaround

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 22:35

Jan van den Hemel writes: With this quick tip, you will learn how to set up a turnaround camera that loops endlessly.

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Are Ngons Really That Evil in 3D Modeling?

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:30

Gleb Alexandrov writes: Some people say that ngons should be avoided at all costs, while others say that this hatred and phobia of N-sided polygons needs to stop. In this tutorial we’ll take an in-depth look at the problems with ngons to raise our 3d modeling game.

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VFX Breakdown: Sink Baby from P.T. (Silent Hills)

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:20

iriarte93 writes: I have made a very short vfx clip inspired by the Konami's game, P.T. (Silent Hills). The objective was learn about vfx in general and mixing live-action footage with CGI specifically. The creature was sculpted in ZBrush and textured in Substance Painter. Rigging, animation, motion tracking, rendering, clean up and compositing was done [...]

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Easy steps to sync music to video

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:51

Factory Settings writes: Since we're an audiovisual label, we're always looking for easy solutions to synchronise music to animations. In this tutorial we show you the steps how we use Blender to synchronise animations to music. We first export a MIDI file to comma separated values (CSV text files) using the non-commercial free license of [...]

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A Tale of UVs and Textures - The Essentials

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 06:50

Johannes Steidele presents a new, super in-depth introductions to texturing in Blender. A Tale of UVs & Textures and Tex Tools - pars 1 of my new series. This is dedicated to the many people who have done some texturing and UV unwrapping but didn't understand the many, many essentials behind it (like myself in [...]

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