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Laser Cowboy Workflow

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 06:50

Alex Treviño describes the creation of his incredible 'Laser Cowboy'. His workflow includes Blender 2.79 and 2.80 and Substance Painter, and he shares his files on Gumroad at the end of the article (The clay-only scene is free). It's an incredible read, I highly recommend you grab a cup of coffee and sit down to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Changed Bones Add-on Filters Action Editor [$]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 04:45

If you're ever lost in the action editor when animating a complex object, Denis Chera's 'Changed Bones' add-on can help: it allows you to show only modified bones, reducing the visual complexity a lot! Changed Bones add-on is developed for animators who don't like mess of keys in action editor. It also speeds up the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

First steps with Universal Scene Description

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 02:40

Sybren Stüvel is working on implementing Blender support for the Pixar Universal Scene Description (USD) file format. USD is becoming increasingly popular as a pipeline format that allows teams and studios to easily collaborate on large asset libraries. Sybren writes: Universal Scene Description (USD) is a file format created by Pixar. To create, manipulate, and [...]

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Quick Low Poly Modeling with Booleans

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 00:35

MakeGames writes: While experimenting Boolean modifiers, I came across a new method to model low polygon models fast. In order to do this, you need to do the following: Create a cube, go to Edit Mode, press [1] to go to the Vertex mode. Press [Alt + M] and combine at the center. Use that [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 322: A couple of Interface Tips

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Here's a couple of quick tips that may help speed up your work in the Blender interface.

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Thomas Mundt updates free LoudMax to v1.30 for Win, Mac, Linux and Winamp

Audio Freeware - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:20

Thomas Mundt has updated LoudMax to version 1.30 for Mac OS, Windows and Linux. The Winamp version has also been updated.

Changes:
More precisely concerted attack and...

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Quiz: Eevee or Cycles in 2.80?

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 13:57

Gleb Alexandrov writes: What render engine are you going to be using more often in Blender 2.80, Eevee or Cycles? And why? Join the discussion in the comments!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Rast Sound releases "Vos Contemporary" - Free Sample Library

Audio Freeware - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 13:24


Rast Sound has announced the release of a new free sample library, Vos Contemporary, a unique collection of hybrid contemporary sound recordings and designed patterns.

Details:...

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Jet: Hachi (with some breakdown) Blender2.8

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:00

Wanoco 4D shares a fantastic quick Eevee demo with a short breakdown and some tips!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Braun RT-20

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:55

My name is Lorenzo. I am a self-taught artist, programmer, and Blender user living in the Netherlands. While my daily work involves mostly programming, I have been working and playing with Blender for more than 14 years. At times it was just a sporadic use, then it became a more regular, daily activity. Blender was [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

New Blender Cloud Training: Rain [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 06:50

The Blender Cloud team is currently preparing a new character creation training series based on the 'Rain' character by Julien Kaspar. Julien thoroughly annotated and documented every step of the journey, from exploratory sculpts, facial poses, mesh modelling, quick posing all the way to the final shading and lighting. All these steps are going to [...]

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Blender 2.80 RC 2 now Available

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 06:43

The second release candidate of Blender 2.80 is ready for download! Over 70 bugs have been fixed. Please check it out and report any issue you may find.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 29

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 04:45

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.

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Making a Sci-Fi Environment with BY-GEN (Blender 2.8)

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 03:08

Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone! In this video, I'm going to be showing you how to create a science-fiction environment concept with the help of the free BY-GEN add-on for Blender 2.8. The add-on and all of the demonstration blend files can be downloaded for free from the links in the video description. Thanks for [...]

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55 Free addons for Blender 2.8 in 50 minutes video

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 02:40

Peetie writes: This 50 minutes video on YouTube shows 55 addons that work with blender 2.8. You can watch the whole video at once or you can jump to the addons you are interested in. Here a list below: (It's in alphabetical order) 00:08 Advanced Boolean tool 00:55 Animation Nodes 01:10 Archipack 02:50 Beam Builder [...]

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Blender 2.8 Collections and Layers

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:35

Blender Insight writes: The new "collections" in Blender 2.8 are so easy to use, so to do a tutorial about them is almost not needed. However... together with "Layers" the get a little more complex, but also much more powerful. So here is an introduction on how to use collections and Layers together to get [...]

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Daily Blender Tip 321: Another Noise Tool (ANT)

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: A.N.T. Landscape generator is an add-on that generates all kinds of preset and customisable noise patterns, which can be useful to generate landscapes procedurally. This quick tip shows you how it works.

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Solcito Musica releases free SuperTron 4.0 for Windows

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:29


Solcito Musica has released SuperTron version 4.0. The new version adds a bigger panel size.

Both downloads are available for free at:

https://solcitomusica.blogspot.com/p/virtuales.html...

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Solcito Musica releases SuperTron 4.0 VSTi

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:29


Solcito Musica has released SuperTron version 4.0. The new version adds a bigger panel size.

Both downloads are available for free at:

https://solcitomusica.blogspot.com/p/virtuales.html...

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Free E-book: "Programming Add-ons for Blender 2.80"

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:05

Witold Jaworski, the author of the amazing "Virtual Airplanes" e-book for Blender, has updated his in-depth add-on development guide to Blender 2.80. Witold writes: If you already have some programming experience in Python and want to write an add-on for Blender 3D, then this book is for you! I am showing in this guide how [...]

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