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Art Spotlight: Botanical Plate

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 03:40

3D Artist Pauline C. Boisgallais details how she modeled three fly agaric mushrooms in Blender, and how she recreated the look of an old botanical plate. Pauline writes: As a freelancer working from home, I often struggle with working consistently on personal projects with no deadlines. Contests and challenges such as the ones Sketchfab organizes [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 3d Explosion Breakdown: Tank vs. Wall (Utilizing KHAOS) [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 01:35

Joseph writes: Hi Blendernation! In this video I explain the concepts behind building this wall explosion in Blender 3D. We use multiple 360 groundburst operators in the KHAOS add-on to build and shape a unique blast from a tank! Enjoy and let me know what you want to breakdown next!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Create Animated Material in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 23:46

Saqib hussain writes: In this tutorial you will learn how you can create animated textures using node system. And generate the animated texture using particles system. And animate materials with the help of some textures and alpha texture. Hope you find it beneficial.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Introduction to Blender 2.8 - FlippedNormals

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 14:05

henningsanden writes: Learn Blender 2.8 in the fastest way possible. In this two-part series, you’ll learn both how Blender works and also how to use it for professional projects. We cover everything needed to get started with Blender including core concepts in 3D, in-depth modeling tools, using modifiers, UV mapping, retopology, sculpting, demystifying the shader, [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 free retopology addon and tutorial

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 12:00

jayanam writes: This is a new Blender 2.8 Retopology tutorial in which I also show the free addon Draw Xray for keeping the retopo mesh in front of the high poly. I also bake the mesh maps afterwards with Substance Painter and add a stylized stone material to the model.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Breakdown: Messi in 3D made with Blender

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 09:45

Luis Roach writes: Hi Blender Community, I would like to share a breakdown of Messi made in 3D with Blender. It was a project for the game Messi Runner. Thanks.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Thomas Mundt updates free LoudMax to v1.32 for Win, Mac, Linux and Winamp

Audio Freeware - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 09:01

Thomas Mundt has updated LoudMax to version 1.32 for Mac OS, Windows and Linux. The Winamp version has also been updated. The Mac plugins are compatible up to OS 10.14 only.

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Blender Developer Notes: 28 October 2019

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 07:50

jesterKing writes: Announcements Blender Conference videos are online on the Blender Foundation youtube channel . AMD joined the Blender Foundation Development Fund  at Patron level last week. VR meeting was a success. Basically everyone seems enthusiastic, there’s quite some consensus and we have some planning on how to move forward, expect a report shortly. ( Julian Eisel ) Dalai [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Soda Devices updates Lith to v2.0.3

Audio Freeware - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 06:41


Soda Devices has updated Lith to version 2.0.3.

Changes:
Redesigned UI again. Added a light switch, the 'dark mode' can be selected. Enabled to save resizing settings....

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Blender to Unreal Engine with Matt Workman

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 05:45

The official Unreal Engine live stream had a prominent Blender feature last week with a very long and in-depth look at the Blender to Unreal Engine workflow. Creator of Cine Tracer Matt Workman, will join us on the next livestream to demonstrate his Blender to Unreal Engine workflow. As an artist familiar with traditional DCC [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Breakdown: Turning Passion For Coffee Into An Environment

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 03:40

Experience Points writes: Felipe Almeida De Abreu did a breakdown of his coffee shop scene and how the substance we all love inspired him.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Free Blender Addon Review - Piperator

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 01:35

Markom3D writes: This is a great addon for creating pipes quickly and automatically. This is a free Blender addon for now, so make sure that you get in quick and download it. If there are other addons that need to be reviewed, please let me know. Here's is a list of Addons that I have [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.8 - Rigging Spiderman in Grease Pencil (step by step)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 23:31

Pierre Schiller writes: If you were waiting for the opportunity to take any character and rig it using grease pencil, this is your video! We'll cover these topics: How to set an image reference. Draw and erase lines. Refine strokes with the sculpt tools. How to apply Grease Pencil effects. Apply masks in Grease Pencil [...]

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Candy Crash Style Assets Game | Blender Low Poly

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 23:30

Dprestino writes: Candy Crash Style Assets Game | Blender Low Poly Create in Blender 2.81 - Substance Painter and Krita

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Using Cryptomattes in Blender 2.8 - Compositing Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 12:02

henningsanden writes: Cryptomattes is an incredibly useful feature which will speed up your work when compositing and lighting. It allows you to generate masks for all objects, materials and assets in your scene with just a few clicks.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Old Brick Building

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 09:55

About Me Hey everyone! My name is Sady Fofana and I’m an aspiring 3D environment artist based in the Pacific Northwest US. Most of my work consists of sci-fi/futuristic stills and real-time environments. The science fiction genre has inspired most of my renders over the years. For the most part, I am self-taught and have [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

NEW CG Cookie Showreel - what do you think? [promoted]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 07:50

pavla writes: CG Cookie just dropped an all-Blender 2019 showreel. Includes monsters, guns, luscious hair. Oh, and a heart attack. What do you think?

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Darkfall VFX Nodes Add-on (Version 1.5)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 05:45

Darkfall writes: In this video we will be looking at Version 1,5 of the Free Add-on, Darkfall VFX Nodes. We have two new additions to the Tool Panel and that's the 2D Planar Tool and the Subsurface Skin Node. With the 2D Planar tool we can add a image or texture to our actor and [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2019, week 44

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 03:40

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! Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless bomber plane by domen96 on Sketchfab Tutankhamun golden Mask by Roger Masats Vidal on Sketchfab 3D Inktober: Ash by Daniel O'Neil on Sketchfab Cube Elite [...]

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Kushview Element Plugin Host is now Open Source

Audio Freeware - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 02:53


Kushview has announced that the Element Audio Plugin Host is now an open source project. Element is still under active development. The code is hosted publicly on Github and open for community...

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