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New Features Jmesh Tools Addon for Blender 2.9

Blender 3D News - 57 min 49 sec ago
jayanam writes: There are new features added to the hard surface addon JMesh Tools for Blender 2.9 like improvements for booleans with mirror and arrays and convenience functions for symmetrize and the textbox. The addon is also available now on the Blender Market - but don't worry it is still free and will always be [...]

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Hired Steel - A mech fan animation project

Blender 3D News - 3 hours 2 min ago
CKormann writes: The first episode of our Fan Project HiredSteel just launched on Youtube, after over 6 months of work. Give it a watch and tell us what you think! You can support the TMC on Patreon.  

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The Best Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2021, week 15

Blender 3D News - 5 hours 7 min ago
Here's this weeks overview of the best Blender work on Sketchfab this week. And remember: add the #Blender tag if you want me to find your work!

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Blender 2.83 Flag Tutorial Free Download Cloth & Physics Simulation

Blender 3D News - 7 hours 12 min ago
3D Tudor writes: Haven’t we all looked at beautifully animated fabric flags with envy as we see them dance against the wind? In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a flag simulation using cloth physics, a wind generator, and a rigid body for the flagpole. FREE .blend file included for you to [...]

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How to Add 3D Objects to Photos with Blender

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 22:31
Blender Daily writes: In this tutorial I demonstrate a simple technique to integrate 3d models into any image! Among other things you'll learn how to extract the camera perspective from the photo and how to get realistic shadows. I hope you find it useful!

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Fanan team releases Spacelifter 3 - free modular echo-reverb for Windows

Audio Freeware - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 15:51


Fanan team has released Spacelifter 3, a modular echo-reverb plugin. They say:

Spacelifter 3 is the next evolution step for our modular space effect that combines 3 crafted...

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Free MixnMax material mixer and masker Add-on for Blender

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 13:06
Lump writes: Easy, Fast and Versatile A super easy to use fast and versatile mixer add-on for Blender. Convert your own materials or exported 3rd party materials like Quixel Megascans* materials into a new mixer node group and mix materials with a color ID texture or a greyscale mask. Normal maps can be masked and [...]

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Last Chance: Blender Market Sale ends Today! [$]

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 11:50
If you were planning to purchase a Blender add-on, asset, shader pack or anything else on the Blender Market, you'd better hurry up: their 25% off Spring Sale ends tonight at GMT-5 11:59 CDT (Chicago time)!

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Character animation using NLA

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 11:01
Todor Nikolov writes: Hey Nation, lately, I spent some time figuring out good workflows for the NLA Editor in Blender. Nonlinear Animation is a powerful tool for combining and blending separate Blender actions into a single animation. It can help you work faster, iterate over and experiment with your character movements. However, as with any [...]

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Make awesome music driven animations!

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 08:56
Daniel Grove writes: Did you know you can use music to drive your animations in Blender? It's easy and fun! The only limits are your creativity. I'll also show you how to get free music and even split in to separate instrument tracks for better animation dynamics!  

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Create Stylized 3D Art in Blender - Teaser

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 06:51
Gleb Alexandrov writes: Discover the secrets of creating non-photorealistic 3d renders in Blender! 11+ hours of stylized 3d art training for those who want to learn the NPR way of using Blender.

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Eevee Eye Candy: DOF Demo(Free Scene)

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 04:46
An candy eye candy scene ;-) Leroy writes: I made a simple candy scene to test the new DOF in Blender 2.93 EEVEE Render, yes, still rendering in real time. You can download the scene for free from the link below. If you like this, please like and subscribe, thanks.

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Blender 3D Environment Breakdown

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 03:31
A neat breakdown video of a personal project by Jadrien Cousens. Hello! My name is Jadrien and I work remotely as a freelance matte painter, concept artist, and environment generalist. ​I've contributed visual effects to over 50 film and television projects, including Game of Thrones, Fantastic Beasts 1 and 2, and Guardians of the Galaxy [...]

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Procedural Observation Tower

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 02:41
Dimitar P. writes: Time-lapse video on how this procedural tower was created with modifiers.

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Procedural Gold Material (Blender Tutorial)

Blender 3D News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 00:36
Ryan King Art writes: In this Blender Tutorial, we will be creating two different gold materials. One material will be more lumpy and bumpy for a gold nugget, and the other one will be a smooth gold material. Hope the tutorial is helpful!

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Making Modular Architecture in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sat, 04/10/2021 - 22:31
Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone, In this video I provide a breakdown of my recent experiments with building modular structures in Blender. I show you my various attempts at making a piece of art and discuss some important things to keep in mind when creating a library of modular pieces ready for use in future [...]

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Turn Anything Into A Painting with Shader Nodes

Blender 3D News - Sat, 04/10/2021 - 13:06
joeycarlino writes: In this video I explain how to take any image, video, or texture, and distort it in the shader editor, to make it look like a painting. It's easier than you might think!

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From Script to Screen with the Screenwriter add-on

Blender 3D News - Sat, 04/10/2021 - 11:00
tintwotin writes: Setting up and writing a correctly formatted screenplay in the Screenwriter add-on using fountain screenplay formatting and export to ex. pdf, Final Draft or fountain: Writing in Screenwriter: Assigning 3d objects to words in the script and generate scenes populated with all of the assigned elements and with timed dialogue: Another example of [...]

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Blender Solidify Modifier Complete Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Sat, 04/10/2021 - 08:56
Gottfried Hofmann writes: The solidify modifier in Blender is a real beast when it comes to options and controls. That is why we decided to split it into two parts. The first part covers all the basics of the solidify modifier in Blender: The second part deals with the complex options of the solidify modifier: [...]

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New CG Boost Challenge: Futuristic Transport

Blender 3D News - Sat, 04/10/2021 - 06:51
Masha B. writes: Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce the 25th CG Boost art challenge for all 3D artists wanting to improve their skills and get the chance to win great prizes! BRIEFING, RULES AND PRIZES The topic for this challenge is “Futuristic Transport”. Futuristic Transport – With climate change becoming more and more [...]

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