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Get Ready: First Person Weapon Animations Megacourse is Coming! [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 02:34

pavla writes: Coming this week: a full-length Blender tutorial course to teach you everything about creating an insanely realistic animated FPS experience! Includes killer robots - of course. This course will show you exactly how to animate all the actions needed for a first-person shooter game, from quick boring ones like standing around doing nothing [...]

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How to easily create crown molding in Blender 2.8x

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 00:30

Widhi Muttaqien writes: Assalamu'alaikum. Hi guys! My name is Widhi Muttaqien from Expose Academy. In this tutorial video, I’m going to show you how to create a "crown molding" easily in Blender 2.8 or above. This method actually works also for older versions of Blender. If you wonder what “crown molding” is, basically it is [...]

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Softwrap - dynamics for retopology released! [$]

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 22:21

Jeacom writes: Hello blenderheads. In the past I wondered if it was possible to make a kind of algorithm that could transfer a mesh topology from one model to another. Well after a lot of work, I can say... It's perfectly possible! This add-on I call Softwrap and is my approach to solve this problem, [...]

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Blender Developer Notes: 4 November 2019

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:00

Dalai writes: Announcements Embark Studios joins  the Blender Foundation Development Fund  as gold level sponsor. Blender 2.81 At beginning of meeting still 15 issues on the bcon3:bugs track of the workboard  for 2.81. With release coming in closer developers are asked to pay attention to it. Nathan Letwory aired the idea to maybe bump the release date a week, but will [...]

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Cube Lives Matter

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 08:45

The default cube is suffering from constant abuse. Claudio Malefico Andaur comes to the rescue! Blender tutorial on an easy and fast way to recover your default cube using tantalizing modelling techniques like sculpting tools and modifiers, so you can delete it again in the future.

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Free Download: Kirby 3D Model Blender Rig

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 06:50

Joshua Ader writes: Kirby Blender Rig Version 4 was made thanks to all the support and downloads from the previous version! This character rig allows you to pose and/or animate Kirby to your heart's content. With easy to use and understand controls, bringing Kirby to life has never been easier. The main purpose of this [...]

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Blender 2.8 for Beginners - Making a 3D Lightsaber

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 04:45

henningsanden writes: If you're looking to learn Blender, this completely free 2.5 hour series is the place to get started! It's aimed at complete beginners to Blender 2.8 and covers UI, modeling, shading, lighting and rendering. 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5

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Free Add-on: IFC Exporter for Blender

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 02:40

Allan Brito writes: You will often see Blender as part of a workflow for architectural projects where it receives 3D Data for visualization from softwares like Revit, ArchiCAD, and BricsCAD. Those softwares will use BIM technology to develop architecture and engineering projects further. A free Add-on may invert the project development workflow and make Blender [...]

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How to make simple renders that look amazing!

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 00:35

mr-matt writes: In this tutorial, learn how to setup your low poly renders for a fantastic render in minutes using Blender 2.8!

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IWC Watch Render

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 22:48

Matt writes: This is the latest product render and the first watch model I made. It took me around 2hrs and 30mins to model, but the lighting and texturing are where I spent most of my time to get things just right.

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Free Download: Water Caustics Material

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 11:00

Brian writes: Hello, Recently I came across this article on 80.lv. The article discusses a material that Florian Gelzenleuchter created to have water caustics inside of Unity. I really liked what Florian was doing and wanted to make something similar that works in EEVEE. After some experimenting I have successfully created a water caustics material [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Small Apartment

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 08:55

About My name is Jaume Sanfrancisco (smili) and I’m from Alcoi, Spain. I’m a technical engineer in Industrial Design, although I’m not working in that area. I do part-time freelance projects related to 3D, graphic design, video editing, motion graphics, and stuff like that. Motivation I wanted to try a complete project in Blender 2.8 [...]

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SparkPackers releases "Free SparkPack - 1minute ON making a pop/dance beat" with Samples, Loops and MIDI

Audio Freeware - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 06:56


SparkPackers has released Free SparkPack, a sample pack with samples, loops and MIDI taken from the track that Michael from SparkPackers created during the first 12 episodes of his quick...

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Sketchfab November Challenge: Retro Electronics

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 06:50

This month's challenge theme is Retro Electronics. Just create a model of retro electronics, upload it to Sketchfab, and tag it #RetroElectronicsChallenge. Sketchfab writes: This month we're throwing a community modeling challenge and the topic is one that was suggested by Sketchfab user neuroup back in September: Retro Electronics. Just create a model of retro [...]

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Create Custom Buildings in Blender - Lazy Tutorials

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 04:45

Ian Hubert writes: SO. We did one of these a while back, and it's all well and good- but this version lets you more creatively model full 360 buildings, instead of being constrained by the original image- which is often a lot more useful (AND... fun?) Ian even prepared a not-so-lazy version of this tutorial [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2019, week 45

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 02:40

Here's my latest overview of the best Blender work on Sketchfab this week. And remember: add the #Blender tag if you want me to find your work! CARTOON CAR (Alexandr Krainuk concept) by Mickael Boitte on Sketchfab The library by galaxxxy on Sketchfab ?? - NeZha by JuanG3D on Sketchfab Fairy Ring Witch by donenglandart [...]

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BlendFab New Website as the Working tool for CG Artists

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 00:35

BlendFab writes: BlendFab has upgraded the website with a new look and make it a very easy way to use. Every architect, Interior Designer or CG GFX artist will find there usable Assets for the daily works. There are all over more than 50 000 different 3D Assets - 3D Models, PBR Material and Textures [...]

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TwoDPhysics Addon for 2d Rigid Body Physics

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 22:33

Sreeraj writes: TwoDPhysics is a 2D rigid body simulation add-on for Blender 2.80. Since Blender 2.8, it is now possible to create a fully fledged 2D animation in Blender using grease pencil or other means. And there isn't a dedicated 2D rigid body physics engine for Blender so far. The existing physics engine is dedicated [...]

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London Meetup Saturday 9 November

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 11:00

3DKEV writes: We will have a Blender meetup in London, Saturday 9 November, 1030-1440 London Hackspace HA9 6AR We will open with a general intro, and from there we will present the highlights of the Blender Conference in Amsterdam. There is a networking opportunity before the meetup, and during the break. 10:30 Doors Open/coffee networking [...]

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Curly or dread hair style tutorial

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 08:45

Dwayne Jones writes: Video tutorial on make curly hair or dreads in Blender.

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