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Build a Functional Trebuchet with Blender Physics

Blender 3D News - 8 hours 7 min ago

wintermute digital writes: Learn to use Blender's powerful Rigidbody System + Rigidbody Constraints to build a functional trebuchet! The trebuchet is very simple mechanically and is a great starting point to learn about Blender's physics engine, and also generates some very satisfying animations. Find a text version of this tutorial here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

"White Stew and Rice" Non-destructive Soft Surface Modeling

Blender 3D News - 10 hours 12 min ago

sakura writes: Hi everyone, I made imaginary food scene with Blender 2.82a Eevee. The objects are made from very simple meshes like plane or circle, then add modifiers for finishing form. This made it easier to edit and reuse objects and manage scenes for me. I think it's popular method used in non-destructive hard surface [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Sterile Life

Blender 3D News - 12 hours 17 min ago

About Initially, I am a filmmaker and cinematographer. A year ago, I started getting into 3D because I saw in it an open door for new artistic possibilities. To be honest, in the beginning, I underestimated Blender a bit, but now a year into it, I still can’t believe what this open-source software allows you [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Coffee Run - Blender Open Movie

Blender 3D News - 15 hours 25 min ago

Fueled by caffeine, a young woman runs through the bittersweet memories of her past relationship. Get the production files, assets, tutorials and exclusive making-of videos by joining Blender Cloud.

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Classy realistic buildings made easy: Part 3

Blender 3D News - 16 hours 27 min ago

cgshukla writes: This is a fresh tutorial series where we will take a shortcut and create a beautiful European high-class photorealistic building in just a few steps (considering...). Have fun! This is part 3 of this series. In this video we will take a look at the power of booleans to help us blend windows [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Ignite Amps updates PTEq-X to v1.1.1 adding Mac OS X Catalina compatibility

Audio Freeware - 16 hours 55 min ago


Ignite Amps has updated the free PTEq-X plug-in to version 1.1.1 on both Windows and Mac.

Changes:
Added Mac OS X 10.15 Catalina compatibility (32-bit version dropped)....

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Best of Blender Artists: 2020, week 22

Blender 3D News - 18 hours 32 min ago

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. Princess Ariel In the park Friendship Kyoko - Real Time Character Memorial Day 2020 Jillipp - Disco Dude Tom Hardy It’s the small things (video) [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

KX77FREE releases major updates for Kx Synth x16, Kx PolyM CSE, Kx PolyMod, Kx Modulad, Kx WaveTracer, SE PolyMod KX

Audio Freeware - 18 hours 45 min ago

KX77FREE has released updates for several free plug-ins.

Kx Synth x16 7.0 / Kx PolyM CSE 3.0 / Kx PolyMod 3.0 / Kx Modulad 5.0 / Kx WaveTracer 5.0 / SE PolyMod KX 2.0:
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2D Isometric Sprites (+ Pixel Art Style) (Updated) | Blender 2.83

Blender 3D News - 20 hours 37 min ago

jsabbott writes: In this tutorial, we will be learning how to make 2D isometric sprites (including an option for pixel art style) in Blender 2.83 *Please note, I am using techniques I learned from Markom3D ("Blender 2.8 How to make a Sprite Sheet") and SouthernShotty ("Blender 3D: Pixel Art Tutorial")

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Daily Blender Tip - Stylized Hair

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: Knowing how to model stylized hair is an important step in creating a character. This is one quick way to do it using Curves.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MeldaProduction updates all plugins to 14.07

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:38


MeldaProduction has updated plugins to 14.07. It is an important update which comes up with several improvements, new features and fixes. It is recommended to install this update. To do...

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Head Freestyle Sculpting

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 13:05

Riccardo Bancone writes: Hi, This Is one of the last sculpting practice timelapses I recorded during the lockdown. It's just a free-style head sculpt. I hope you'll enjoy it!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

PyClone Asset Management Prototype

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:16

Andrew Peel writes: Hi, I have been working on an asset engine for Blender, and wanted to get feedback from other developers and users. My design is inspired from all of the blog posts, development tasks, and other users proposals I have read over the years. I have created a video explaining the concept, and [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sculpting My Childhood Game - Earthworm Jim | Blender 3D Timelapse

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 06:50

YanSculpts writes: Sculpted a character from one of the games I played as a kid, Earthworm Jim, using Blender.

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Free download: CRT Filter

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 04:45

SynchronusE writes: I made this filter using the built-in wood texture in band mode to get the stripes or "scanlines". Then I offset the color channels to imitate the imperfect color channel alignment that most CRTs have and added a glare node set to fog mode. Obviously, the example above is a little extreme. A [...]

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Ardour v6.0 released

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 03:33


Ardour v6.0 has been released.

The developer says:

For some users, Ardour 6.0 will not look noticeably different from 5.12. However internally there have been huge...

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RTMG | Real Time Motion Graphics now available on Blender Market [$, promoted]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 03:03

Midge "Mantissa" Sinnaeve writes: Take your Blender & Eevee motion graphics skills to the next level with RTMG. Over 11 hours of training covering procedural modeling, quick animation techniques, shading tricks, lighting tips, Eevee optimizations and more! RTMG is aimed at Motion Designers and Visual Artists who want to learn about new techniques to quickly [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Modeling Corners

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 02:40

Aidy Burrows writes: Here's one of the modeling corners chapter from our latest course, 50 modeling issues from Hell. This is a more hellish problem than it first sounds, maybe one day it'll be a one click solution but for now here's some ideas. :)

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A Sound Effect Free Tutorial: How to Design Robot Sounds (includes 22 free SFX)

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 01:38


On A Sound Effect, independent sound designer Chase Steele has published a 45+ minute free tutorial on how to create robotic and mech sound effects - and to celebrate its release, visitors...

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5 Tips To Improve Your Exterior Rendering

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:35

Masaru writes: Have you ever wonder why your exterior rendering is so weird? There’s something not right but you can figure out why? Let me give you 5 tips that can help you improving your exterior render. Especially in Blender. Check it out!

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