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Inkscape 1.0 is here!

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/10/2020 - 03:30

Whoops, this one flew under my radar this week: after 16 years of development, the Inkscape team has released the official 1.0 version of their open source image editing software. Smoother performance, HiDPI support, new & improved Live Path Effects & native macOS app

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial: seamlessly looping low poly car animation

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/10/2020 - 02:40

Skyler Studios writes: Create an easy seamless looping low poly car animation tutorial in blender 2.83 with a Rotation Camera Move really fast an easy. i start with the low poly car model and create a UV sphere and some trees with the sapling addon use a particle system to distribute them in the sphere [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Claw Hammer Speed Model

Blender 3D News - Sun, 05/10/2020 - 00:35

Jacob Swing writes: I love modeling tools. Maybe its because I love industrial design or maybe its because tools have a simple logic to them, either way they are super fun and I had a blast modeling this hammer. Be safe out there!!!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip - Pipe Nightmare

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Pipe Nightmare is a free add-on created by Proxe, one of the people behind Hard Ops, and it lets you create insane amounts of pipes with almost no effort.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

3D for NOOBS - Livestream Lesson 01

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 17:15

Dikko writes: This is the first Twitch live-stream recording for 3D for NOOBS. Episode 01 - The absolute basics! Verts, Edges and Faces. We build a table using basic modeling tools and a couple modifiers to kick things off, and a create basic little potted bonsai plant. Each week we will cover a new topic, [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Lens distortion and Glare with Transparent Background

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 13:05

Levi writes: Check out this video if you want to add glare and/or lens distortion to your renders. I wanted to make a render of my model with transparent background and lens distortion, but when I applied the lens distortion on it the transparent background became black, and I didn't know what could I do. [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Seashells Add-on Update: Create paper fans!

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 11:00

Aniket writes: The free on open source Blender addon for creating seashells has a new function for creating folded paper fans now. It also animates them and makes then spin. Enjoy! Please read the Readme file there for detailed instructions and help.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Reflekt Audio releases Viva - Free VST/AU Instrument Plug-in

Audio Freeware - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 09:33


Reflekt Audio has released Viva, a free VST and AU plug-in for macOS and Windows.

Viva is described as "a festively unique sounding plugin" that contains a handful of unique...

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Video: Realm of the Dead

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 08:55

John Eagan writes: We've called something forth from the depths. Something. Eeveel. I'm a professional animator and I love Blender. I was very excited to see what Eevee in 2.8 could do so I made this trailer for a future project. I was not disappointed. Not only were the settings already optimized, but the bloom [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Video: Sci-Fi Jet

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 06:50

pranjal1989 writes: I put together a SciFi jet sequence in Blender. Used Substance Painter for the shading work and Blender to animate and light. Rendered in Cycles and a bit of Eevee for the clouds. Everything came together in Nuke for the final composite. Thanks for checking out.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Animation in Blender for beginners

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 04:45

Nishant Neeraj writes: In this tutorial you will learn about animation process in blender with Timeline, Dopesheet and Graph editor with all their important tools, tips and tricks and how to use them to do animation with optimum capacity.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to draw in 3d space with GREASE PENCIL | Blender 2.9 ALPHA | Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 02:40

25games writes: Hello and welcome Pixels, today I want to show you how to draw in 3d space with Grease pencil tool. Basically you just have to understand how to use the different isometric views (front, side, top) and how the brush location system is working (for example: origin, 3d cursor,...) I start to explain [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Quarantine Contraption in Molecular Script

Blender 3D News - Sat, 05/09/2020 - 00:35

Moby Motion writes: Like many others, I have been working on my Blender animations and simulations while in quarantine. Check out my latest contraption, this one using the molecular script add-on in Blender 2.82.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip - How to make chains

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: In today’s short tip we look at creating chains that have rigid body dynamics. It’s pretty easy!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

New in CHALK STYLE PRO: superfast AO wireframe renders [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 13:10

Chipp Walters writes: Hey guys, Got a brand new addon to share. It’s called CHALK STYLE PRO and it creates beautiful ambient occlusion wireframe renderings in just seconds. It’s between 10 and 100 times faster than Blenders freestyle renders. And even better you only need to press a single button to see your render in [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

GoB Add-on: simple ZBrush>Blender interchange

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 11:00

This free add-on by JoseConseco establishes a direct link between Blender and Zbrush, making working in both tools at the same time almost seamless. GoB will transfer: Objects (only meshes) Polypainting UVs Mask Polygroup Diffuse map Normal map Displacement map You can download GoB from GitHub, and find more information on the Blender Artists topic.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Butterflies

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

About Hello there! My name is Olya Deeva. I am a graphic designer based in Moscow. I started with 3D about two years ago to expand my skills as an artist and totally fell in love with it. April is the time when everything starts to bloom and wake up from the cold winter. It’s [...]

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Video: LDN

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 06:50

Christoph Lendenfeld writes: My lockdown personal project. This is basically the houses i see when I look out of my window in London. Funnily enough the houses look all the same at first but are actually all slightly different depending on the street. Style very much influenced by the great dedouze Made with Blender, rendered [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Intimate Noise Sale: 50% Off Selected Packs

Audio Freeware - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 06:00


During May's weekends, selected signature sample packs on Intimate Noise will be offered at 50% off their regular price.

This weekend's selection includes originals curated...

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Lostin70's releases free "Keys Of The 70's" - Virtual Keyboard with Vintage Vibes

Audio Freeware - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 05:16


Lostin70's has released Keys Of The 70's, a free virtual keyboard instrument with vintage vibes.

Key Of The 70's is a sample player with integrated vintage effects such as Tube...

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