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"Morning Workout" - 3D Illustration Process

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 02:40

Auguste Lefort writes: Hey ! Here the playlist about the complete process of a 3D illustration made entirely with Free and Open Source Softwares such as Krita and Blender. This was a participation to an Instagram CG competition: the Highlight Challenge. Due to the deadline and the "still image" format I used crappy 3D methods [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Mechanical UI

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:35

Pascal Ferrère writes: What if everything we see on our screens was the result of a very complex and hidden mechanical system? Mechanical UI is my latest 3D project, entirely made with Blender where I bring you behind the scene of user interface. The article is available on Medium, with all images and animations.

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Daily Blender Tip - Corrugated Pipes

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Making corrugated pipes is easy with a couple of modifiers. This video shows the way.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Depth Pass for After Effects Animation (Linear Workflow)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 13:05

alexrweinberg writes: This is video shows how to get an anti-aliased depth pass suitable for animation from Blender for After Effects. This allows you to then have control over the DOF (depth of field) in post production in After Effects for more control. This is a "raw" linear workflow where the DOF is not baked [...]

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Comics style frame creation in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:00

p2design writes: Hi everyone, I've made a little animation to illustrate my latest rigging tutorial video and I received a lot of positive feedback regarding the comics style frame I've used to emphasize the impact of the whip. It was deeply inspired by the SpiderVerse movie I've rewatched a few days prior. I've decided to [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Tennis Player

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 08:55

About Hi, my names is Lucas and I work as a freelance 3D artist, mostly doing characters for animation and sometimes for games too. I live in the south of Brazil in the city of Porto Alegre. I learned the fundamentals of 3D at design college and since then have always tried to do personal [...]

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Blender: Easy Character Face Rig

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 06:50

SouthernShotty writes: Hi! Today we'll go through how to create an ultra-simple face rig in Blender. This is great for beginners or if you're looking for a stylized look. This method is really common in indie games recently and has kind of become its own style. The face texture pack is included for free so [...]

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Epic Space Battles - Part 1 - Creating An Asteroid Field

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 04:45

CBaileyFilm writes: Welcome to part one of this new and exciting blender tutorial series!!! In this episode we create about a billion stars, thousands of asteroids and some nebula... in 40 min. Buckle up! This is just the start of what will eventually be a very EPIC SPACE BATTLE. Subscribe to get notifications when each [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Rig animate whips and tail with ease

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 03:30

p2design writes: Hi everyone, Rigging and animating tails and whips and whatever relies on heavy follow through animation can be pretty complex. In this video I'll show you how to optimise your rig and use automation to help you create this kind of animation. You can watch the tutorial here: This is the kind of [...]

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Blender Developers Meeting Notes, 18 May 2020

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 02:40

Announcements Thursday is holiday in the Netherlands (21/5 - ascention day). Tracker curfew wrap up - blog post . Yiming Wu is resuming his work on LANPR. Welcome Ubisoft developers: Nicolas Fauvet, Sylvain Magdelaine and Thomas Capelle. They have been granted commit access to work in the xr-world-navigation branch. Bug Fixing Sprint The average of [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Make Custom Subscribe animations Using GIMP and Blender 2.82

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:35

Jacob Swing writes: Custom animations can give your channel special flare. Learn to make a custom subscribe animation so that you can get those sweet sweet subs.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Quick Particle Explosions - Mantaflow

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 23:56

mrcheebs writes: Explosions can be set up way quicker if you use particles as a base, rather than a singe mesh object. This tutorial goes over how to set up explosions with particle systems!

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Daily Blender Tip - Basics of Nurbs modeling

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 21:54

Jan van den Hemel writes: Patch Modeling, Lofting Nurbs surfaces - whatever you want to call it, making surfaces from Nurbs curves is easy in Blender if you know how! This short video explains the basics.

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Modeling Building In Blender Part 3

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:05

Saqib hussain writes: This tutorial is not only for beginners but also for the advance users. This is the third part of Modeling a building tutorial and in this tutorial you will learn how you can create banners, flags for a building. You will also learn how you can use wave modifier to give wind [...]

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Blend Tips: Switching out Textures and Materials

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:00

Tosmo writes: In this quick Blender tutorial, I will show you how to quickly switch out texture sets you have exported from Substance Painter, and how to switch between multiple materials.

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Conor McGregor Animation Timelapse

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 08:46

nuxttux writes: Quick timelapse of what went into making the Conor McGregor animation. For those interested in cutout animation, Blender is capable of it and more. You can also do 2d animation using the grease pencil. Process breakdown [simplified]: Come up with storyboard. Gather reference images for the character(s). Design environment. Illustrate character. Setup environment [...]

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Racing Car Animation Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 06:50

Derek Elliott writes: Hello Blender Nation! This tutorial takes the car model from my last tutorial and puts it on the track! This tutorial covers several sorts of animation, working with curves, even some cloth simulation and camera movement. Check it out!

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How to 2D animate with GREASE PENCIL | Blender 2.82 | Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 04:45

25games writes: Today I want to introduce my personal bascis for starting 2D animation with Grease Pencil in Blender 2.82. This is not an video tutorial about the principles of animation. The focus is on technical side and the tools to create animation. I'm not a 2D animator. I tried to get as many information [...]

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Quick Tip: Render Wireframes In Blender and EEVEE

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 02:40

Matthias writes: Hey there folks, Spent better part of a day figuring out how to render wireframes in EEVEE. Kinda felt dumb when I finally figured it out so I made a short quick tip video explaining the process. It's my first tutorial so not the best, but I hope it helps you out. Stay [...]

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Blender free FBX Export Addon for Game Assets

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 00:35

jayanam writes: Here is an update for the free Blender FBX export addon Batex to export one material only for game assets to be used in game engines like Unreal Engine 4 or Substance Painter for texturing.

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