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A lovely short video by Weybec studios. Pratik Solanki writes: Advanture of Tanu , another little fun Short from Weybec. It is done in Blender PBR branch , everything you see in the short is Blender Viewport , Hope to see it in blender's master branch soon :) Regards, Pratik
Cfirwin3 uses the new Blender 2.78 viewport options to achieve PBR-like lighting effects. Remember that Blender has no true PBR support yet, but with these techniques you can achieve some good results already. Tutorial 1: Viewport PBR Lighting This tutorial will focus on creating "Box" environment maps from equirectangular images. We will create a reflection [...]
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Very cool low poly fan art of Pixar's "Up" by Lars Grevsmühl!
I missed this during my vacation, but here's some great news: Dalai Felinto is joining the Blender Foundation to head up the Viewport project. Congrats Dalai! I'm looking forward to seeing you on the Conference this weekend :)
Learn to model an orchid and it's surrounding environment in the first part of this free tutorial by Josh Godwin.
Gelasio3d continues his Blender/Arduino experiment (read the first part here). Finalizing the motion capture prototype. Using Blender 3D + Arduino + Ethernet Shield. A mega Arduino was used. The movements were captured using 15 analog. And mechanical structure used 3D Print. The pieces were modeled in Blender
The nominations for the Suzanne Awards have been announced. The VFX Category was dropped because it had too few entries: Suzanne Award nominations: https://t.co/MiMBQAYBzW Unfortunately too few VFX submissions came in so we restored the Animation award #bcon16 — Blender Conference (@BlenderConf) October 26, 2016
BlenderBrit writes: In this tutorial series we will be creating a short 30 second animation of a starship flying through an asteroid field. It'll cover making asteroids, setting up a space scene with a mixture of a HDRI image and procedural generated stars, setting up the camera, other background elements, animation and render settings and [...]
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Another cool music video project, this one by Grasshorse Studios. Producer Kathy Buxton writes: When Fitz and The Tantrums approached Grasshorse Studios to collaborate in making this animated video it almost seemed predestined. The character animation studio had previously created a mobile app as an outlet for kids to talk about issues they weren’t comfortable [...]
The 2.78a 'bugfix' release is now available for download. Check the full list of fixes, see the 2.78 release log if you haven't already or just jump straight to the download!
pavla writes: This course is for the motivated student that wants to begin perfecting their animation skills. With a beginner’s understanding of animation with Blender under your belt, the Animation Bootcamp is the next step in your journey to become a first-class animator. Follow along with pro Blender animator, Wayne Dixon, and take that next [...]
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Barry C uses Blender to create a series of 'paper cut' animations. Check out these two. Hi ! My name is Barry Cheng and I come form Hong Kong. I have done an animation used Blender3D. The style a more like paper cut out animation + news paper comic , They a short and funny. [...]
jayanam writes: In this tutorial I show how to setup a camera in Blender to follow a path and track a certain point in the scene:
A fantastic scene by Slir with a definite 'Aliens' feel to it. Hello everyone! I made it for myself. Initially the idea was to a large creature in the technogenic surrounded by the ruined someone even more frightening. But in the scene has changed several times being turned into a queen spider creatures)) Creatures made [...]
Halloween images are starting to come in! This one by Sebastian Zapata first made me think 'Black Note' was some kind of poison, but it turns out to be e-smoking liquid (which is the same thing, probably ;-) During my journey in Black Note I've made several imagery with their products, this time halloween has [...]
The Fracture Modifier team is back with a cool demonstration video. After a long time im back with a new demonstration video of the Fracture Modifier we are working on for some years. It is a "simple" text-fracture simulation/animation. No special materialsetup or textures (except the background map). To give you the feeling of watching [...]
cekuhnen writes: Hey Bart, I finished another lecture series focusing on Furniture Design with Blender for beginners. The videos are all in my Channel Playlist below This covers introduction into Blender, basic object and mesh manipulation, basic construction methods as well as generative approaches for bend surfaces, basic 2D and 3D volumetric wood including creating [...]
Gottfried Hofmann writes: Halloween is coming up and BlenderDiplom celebrates with two tutorials on scary subjects: Morphing sculpted meshes using shape keys and animation nodes. Video of the effect: Part 1 - Morphing sculpted meshes using shape keys http://www.blenderdiplom.com/en/tutorials/631-tutorial-shape-key-morph.html Part 2 - Target tracking using Animation Nodes http://www.blenderdiplom.com/en/tutorials/633-animation-nodes-target-tracking.html
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Remember to cast your vote for the nominees of this year's Suzanne Awards! Deadline is tomorrow.