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Python Crash Course for Blender!

Blender 3D News - 1 hour 16 min ago

Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone, In this crash course, I introduce you to the world of Python in Blender. We'll take a look at how to access and create the major types of data in a blend file such as objects, modifiers, textures and materials - as well as how to turn your code into [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Modeling for Animation 06 - Retopologising the Face!

Blender 3D News - 3 hours 2 min ago

Dikko writes: In this video, we work through the puzzling task of retopologising the face. Starting by demistifying the edge flow, we then dive into the action by blocking out the initial flow, and gradually work through the rest of the face!  

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Listening

Blender 3D News - 4 hours 22 min ago

About Hello guys, I'm Natan Ernani. I was born and currently live in São Paulo, Brazil, and I'm 20 years old. I started learning 3D in August 2018. Before that, I made digital paintings. I'm still very new to 3D art. When I met 3D, my mind exploded. I was very surprised at what it [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Nils Schneider releases Nils' K1v - A free ROMpler emulating a 1988 Japanese classic

Audio Freeware - 5 hours 41 min ago


Nils Schneider has announced the release of Nils' K1v, a ROMpler that accurately emulates a famous Japanese classic from 1988.

Features:
Accurate emulation of all parameters....

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Mixanalog adds LA-2A

Audio Freeware - 6 hours 9 min ago


Mixanalog, the audio processing platform with remote-control and real-time audio streaming, has added LA-2A compressor to their selection of analog gear for mixing and mastering.
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Blender Conferences Amsterdam 2020 + LA 2021 Canceled

Blender 3D News - 6 hours 26 min ago

Ton just announced that given the circumstances, the Blender Foundation has canceled the plans for the Blender Conferences in Amsterdam and Los Angeles. I am sorry to announce this, but the Amsterdam Blender Conference 2020 will have to be cancelled. Moreover, Blender Foundation will suspend organizing international events until life can go back to normal [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BlenderToday: Openvdb I/O For Mantaflow!

Blender 3D News - 9 hours 46 min ago

Fluid simulation caches can now be imported/exported in OpenVDB! This will be part of the upcoming Blender 2.90 so go and test it out!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Quick Tips 001: Using Array Modifier Along Curve Paths [Blender 2.82 Tutorial]

Blender 3D News - 10 hours 37 min ago

nebmotion writes: Welcome to Blender Quick Tips! In this quick Blender tutorial you will learn how to use the array modifiers to duplicate or instance an object along a curve path. This is an essential time saving technique which will be a great addition to any 3D artists arsenal.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Free Download: Air Conditioners Pack

Blender 3D News - 12 hours 42 min ago

Anton Dmitriev is sharing a pack of 9 good looking air conditioners for Blender on Gumroad. Enjoy!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip - Single-Sided Emission Shader

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 22:41

Jan van den Hemel writes: It's easy setting up a plane or any object as a lamp by adding an Emission shader to it. However in some cases you only want the object to emit light from one side. Here's how we do that.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

New CG Boost Challenge: Samurai!

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 13:05

Masha Bazueva writes: Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce the 17th CG Boost art challenge for all 3D artists wanting to improve their skills and get the chance to win great prizes! BRIEFING, RULES AND PRIZES The topic for this challenge is “Samurai”. Samurai – There are few topics of the far east as [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Modelling for the VFX industry Part 3

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:43

Robert Rioux writes: This is part 3 of 5 of my series of modelling for the high end VFX film industry. This time we talk about bevels.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Used for Slack Connect Launch

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 06:50

Ian Pitkanen writes: Hey Blender Nation! We’re excited to share some of the development of the visuals we created for the Slack Connect launch in Blender! Here is the full launch video we created at Greyduck with our collaborators: We used Blender 2.83 and Cycles to render this project. The new denoise features were a [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Red Sounds releases Iconic 808 Free Sample Pack

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 05:53


Red Sounds has released a new free 808 sample pack featuring 20 production-ready 808 samples inspired by producers like Southside, Lex Luger, TM88, Metro Boomin, and more.

Price:...

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Easy hand modeling Tutorial In blender 2.8 with out sculpting

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 04:45

inuruhussen writes: easy way to model a hand to get both realistic and stylized hand in blender 2.8 without sculpting This is my very simple hand modeling workflow. Using just box modeling and simple polygon tools in blender 2.8 both for beginners and intermediate and even pro users

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Work Smart not Hard with Chocofur Model Manager for Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 02:40

chocofur writes: High-quality 3D Models are a key to successful Blender project! They'd not only make your life easier but also enable you to focus on the creative side of things! However, importing the pre-made 3D Models to Blender and organizing the assets may be much more tedious than you think. That's why we've created [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Alone at the Playground

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 00:35

Stefano SottoZen writes: Hi everyone, I made this new episode. Rendered in EEVEE. I hope you may enjoy this. I have to say that, making this, especially about animation in Blender, I learned a lot and I would like to share with you something. Let me know if you would like to see a tutorial [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating a Wind Effect Rig – 36 Days of Type

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 23:29

MartinS writes: Inspired by the ‘36 Days of Type’ community project and others like it, I wanted to use the letters of the English alphabet as a creative constraint combined with a key concept or goal to help explore interesting concepts in Blender. The Letter A. In this first project I wanted to understand the [...]

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London Blenderday program 11 July

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:00

3DKEV writes: We are back with the second edition of the London Blender Day on Saturday 11 July from 10:00 till 18:00 GMT-As it is an Online event, all are welcome, no need to travel to London this year. The Blender London day is a community day that welcomes Blender users from all levels. There [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Neon Street

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 08:55

About My name is Siamak Tavakoli and I live in Iran. I am a 3D Environment Artist and Musician/Sound designer. I have been working as a 3D artist for almost 8 years. My biggest focus over the years has been learning and designing 3D environments and props for gaming, I have acquired all my skills [...]

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