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Blender 3D News - 11 hours 53 min ago
Reynante M. Martinez writes: "Consequence," my latest artwork. This is a small reminder on how we should be aware of our actions and how it affects the past that we leave behind and the future that we create. I would love to hear your thoughts on this. :) More info here. Breakdown video:
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Mirage terrain and landscape addon launched!

Blender 3D News - 14 hours 24 min ago
The new Mirage terrain and landscape generator is on sale for a limited time. Diego Gangl writes: Hi Guys! I launched a new addon in the market. It's called Mirage and it lets you generate terrrains and distribute trees over it easily. It also has some vertex groups utilities (so you can tweak the terrains [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Puff-shroom 3D

Blender 3D News - 18 hours 50 min ago
Super Dasil writes: Hi everyone!! i made this character fan art from Plants vs zombies 2
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BGE Head Shading - Download included

Blender 3D News - 21 hours 55 sec ago
Did you see last week's article 'Skin in Cycles. Emily 2.1'?  Blenderrendersky took Lee Perry-Smiths's famous scan and did a pretty good job at shading it in Cycles. Blenderrendersky writes: I tried to create a realistic looking skin shader in the BGE using Lee Perry-Smiths headscan. I think it turned out quite nicely, especially for a [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Free ebook: Blender Game Engine: Beginner’s Guide

Blender 3D News - 22 hours 46 min ago
Packt Publishing is giving away the 'Blender Game Engine: Beginner’s Guide' ebook for free - you have 15 hours to get it! Pack writes: Want to create amazing 3D games with absolutely no programming experience? Know your way around the basics of Blender? Grab this book - free today only - and start making top [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

"Lili - Cosmic Speed" music video

Blender 3D News - 23 hours 11 min ago
This is a pretty cool music video, enjoy! Sergey Metelskiy writes: Music video In the creation of which I participated in april-may 2015. VFX supervising, postproduction and VFX creation done by me. All 3D graphics and animation, matchmoving done in Blender. Compositing in After Effects. Produced by Inner-Vision Studio
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How open film project Cosmos Laundromat made Blender better

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 13:30 features an article by Jason van Gumster on the importance of the Gooseberry project for Blender. Jason writes: (...) Roughly one year later, the production is complete. According to Ton Roosendaal, who helms both the Blender Institute and Blender Foundation, the production costs weighed in at just under 400,000 euros. This paid for everything, [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Alpha Tauri 3D Graphics Commercial

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:10
Marcin Klapczynski writes: Here's my biomedical animation studio promo reel / commercial. Everything was done in Blender, except the final video sequence editing. I was working on this project with Robert Gutierrez, who created the fantastic 3D models of microplate dispenser device and anatomical blood brain barrier elements. We produce short explainer videos for small [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blend4Web 15.08 Introduces Node-Based Logic Editor

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 08:48
Blend4Web Team writes: Our team is glad to present a new release of Blend4Web, an open source tool for developing interactive 3D web applications. In this release you will find: the node-based logic editor, support for multiple "Material" nodes in node materials, tools ported to Windows, support for the brand new browser Microsoft Edge and [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Future Loops announces Zardonic Signature Sample Pack "Reinventing The Bass" and Free LP Sampler

Audio Freeware - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:40
Future Loops and Zardonic are teaming up for a special signature sample pack from the EDM and Bass Music producer. To commemorate this release everyone gets a special free sampler LP that features [Read More]

Bela D Media creates Kontakt Demo Room and offers 10% discount

Audio Freeware - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:37
Bela D Media has added additional product demos and created a new Kontakt Demo Room. Visitors may freely download and audition products with the full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt [Read More]

Tutorial: Easy realistic dirt and grease

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:15
Cedric Van der Kelen writes: Easy realistic dirt and grease Tutorial :D and all procedural! the trick is to use a node that doesn't get a lot of attention, the separate HSV node, to get some cool effects out of a simple noise node.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Video: Mock Cosmetic Spot

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 10:10
James Scott created this fake cosmetic commercial for his portfolio. A short mock ("mock-see") cosmetic commercial. Background environment, motion tracking, and products created with Blender then composited with After Effects. Total project time completed - 1 month. I downloaded Blender about 5 years ago, but couldn't figure out how to use it. So I wasted [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

KV331 Audio updates SynthMaster and SynthMaster Player to v2.7.4

Audio Freeware - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:02
KV331 Audio has updated their software synthesizer plugins SynthMaster and SynthMaster Player to version 2.7.4. This latest update adds 300 new presets to SynthMaster Player's factory library [Read More]

Tutorial: Create a Ping Pong Mini Game

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 08:05
Learn how to create a Ping Pong (not 'Pong' ;-) game in the Blender Game engine with this three-part tutorial by Blender Campus. Blender Campus writes: Hey everyone :D I recently created a short Tutorial Course in which You'll learn how to make this game :) Share, like and comment this tutorial :P Any Feedback [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

[non-Blender] Websites for CC0 and Public Domain Images

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 03:40
BlenderDiplom lists 9 websites with royalty free images that you can use in your projects. Are you using any that are not on the list yet? Gottfried Hofmann writes: Images in the public domain or licensed CC0 are really useful because you can use them for (almost) whatever you like. So it's always handy to [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Developer Notes: August 31, 2015

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 01:32
Here are the notes from today's meeting in #blendercoders. Sergey Sharybin writes: Hi, Here are the notes from today's meeting in #blendercoders. 1) Upcoming 2.76 release Projects planning. It's too late for OpenVDB branch now, it'll be included into one of the next releases. Previous week was fully spent on bug fixing, over [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Use HDR textures in the BGE and Viewport with hdr-2-rgbm

Blender 3D News - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 07:45
Ucupumar's hdr-2-rgbm allows you to use HDR textures by converting them to RGBM. HDR 2 RGBM is addon for encoding HDR image to RGBM format. I created this addon because BGE or viewport cannot read HDR texture properly (RGB value always clamped at 1.0). RGBM format can encode any HDR image to standard 8-bit PNG [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial: How to Create Low Poly Nature

Blender 3D News - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 04:36
While Steve Lund is offering his Low Poly Nature Asset Pack on the BlenderMarket, he is also teaching you how to create your own assets. That's a great attitude Steve, thanks! Steve writes: Need Grass, Flowers, or Rocks for your next project? Then this tutorial is for you! Or if you don't have time to [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MusiKernel Team releases MusiKernel 15.09 for Linux and Windows

Audio Freeware - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 09:00
MusiKernel Team has announced the 15.09 release of MusiKernel, a music production solution for Linux and Windows featuring a suite of integrated hosts and plugins. Changes since 15.08.2 All: [Read More]