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Blender 2.8 Release Candidate - New Features and Tricks

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 06:50

3Dtinkerer writes: The release of Blender 2.8 is upon us! In this video I discuss some of the new features coming to Blender 2.8 using the new Blender Release Candidate. Because there are so many new features and changes in Blender 2.8 I cannot cover every new change. If you have any question or comments [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Explaining PBR Texture Maps

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 04:45

Simonsanchezart writes: In this video I explain the purpose of the main maps of a PBR material ; learning how they work is essential, that way when you look at a map, you know exactly what's going to happen when you apply it to a material.

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GreebleFX now available for 2.8 [$]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 02:40

Alberto Gonzalez writes: With 2.8 coming along fast, I have ported the GreebleFX add-on! It is now available 20% off on Blender Market until July 17. Generate Non-destructive Greeble in seconds.

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Blender Tip: Circuit board with voronoi

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 00:30

Leroy writes: New features of Voronoi texture nodes, hope you like. it's only work in blender 2.8.

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Daily Blender Tip 316: Custom Startup Settings

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Today we look at how to customize your startup file in Blender in this quick tip.

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Driver expressions demystified in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 11:04

Pierre Schiller writes: Rigging characters in 2D is interesting using Blender. Have you consider creating a UI using grease pencil objects? If expressions and drivers were stopping you, in this tutorial we will script the visibility for grease pencil layers.

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Extreme PBR Combo Edition - 20% Off [$, promoted]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 08:21

Andrew_D writes: I would like to present the latest update of Extreme PBR, this time in Combo Edition, we have worked hard on the requests of our users to try to solve the problems and improve the experience and we have put new features, including the ability to create new materials and save them in [...]

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Purgatory - Quarantine Station

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 06:50

pixelarq writes: The work is about the virtual reconstruction of the Lazareto of Flores Island, located in the River Plate, South America The Lazareto functioned as a quarantine station for the immigrants arriving to Uruguay between the second half of the XIX Century and the beginning of the XX. Blender 2.79 was used for the [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Pop-Up Style Animation Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 04:45

DerekElliott writes: Hey BlenderNation! By popular demand I have created a new tutorial showing how to go about creating a "pop up" style animation as seen in the intro to my "Modeling with Modifiers" tutorial where we created a picnic table using a bunch of cool modifiers! Thanks for checking it out, let me know [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Stylized Table - Game Asset (SpeedArt/Tutorial)

Blender 3D News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 02:05

Arun Bharathi writes: For the 4th episode of game asset speedart, I made a Stylized Table. I use Blender, Zbrush and Substance Painter. Let me know what you guys think of the video in the comments also do tell me if you would like to see some specific game asset creation time-lapse. I hope you [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip 315: Freestyle Pencil Strokes

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: This is a quick tip about setting up Freestyle with just 3 modifiers to make the strokes look like they are drawn with a pencil, giving it a bit of random texture as well as varied line stickness.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Verge3D 2.13 is out - fully prepared for Blender 2.80 [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 11:00

soft8soft writes: Hi, We are excited to announce a new bunch of awesome features delivered in our latest release of Verge3D (Blend4Web successor). This version is fully compatible with the upcoming Blender 2.80, and includes high-fidelity shadows consistent with EEVEE rendering, screen-space reflection and refraction, toon shader, matcaps, customisable application templates, and many other things. [...]

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Meet the Tutorial Maker: Curtis Holt

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 08:55

Who I am Hi everyone! My name is Curtis and I’m a mixed-media content creator from London, England. I spend most of my time running a YouTube channel where I create a mix of content including tutorials, add-ons and artistic shorts. I’m known for distributing large amounts of free content alongside my videos, ranging from [...]

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Best of Blender Artists: 2019, week 28

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 04:58

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. Bird Person Pinup Fairy I’m your father….Suzanne Nanami Low poly room Koenigsegg One:1 Neeko Dinosaur Procedural Skin Texturing Dothraki fury Ocean Polaroid Originals™ OneStep 2 [...]

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Blender 2.80 Release Candidate is online!

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 03:02

The Blender Foundation has just published the 'Release Candidate' of Blender 2.80. This is the version that, if no major issues are found, will be released as Blender 2.80 next week. For now, please have a good read through the (impressive) release documentation, download Blender 2.80 RC and test it! Report any issues that you [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Time Lapse: Girl Sculpt

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 02:40

Srikanth0126 posted this girl in Blender 2.8 with the new sculpt mode branch by Pablo.

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Speedflow Basics - 04 - Parametric Gear [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 00:30

wazou writes: In this video, we will see how to make a parametric gear with Speedflow.

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Daily Blender Tip 314: Quickly Open Renders

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: This short tip shows you how to open your renders in a file browser directly from within Blender.

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Alien space engines & exhausts [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 12:55

rogerbootsma writes: Hello fellow Blender users. I have created a set of space engines with fully procedural volumetric exhausts. 100% created in cycles. These exhausts effects can be animated and modified with the node system. As a bonus a Sci-Fi space corridor/hangar is included as well, which you can see at the end of the [...]

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Blender 2.80 RC Release Delayed

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 10:57

Some last-minute issues delayed the planned release for today. New builds have been prepared, but seeding all the mirrors takes too much time for a release today. More news tomorrow! The Blender 2.80 Release Candidate is almost ready! It took a last round of tweaks, and it will be out in less than 24 hours. [...]

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