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The Grove Release 8 [$]

Blender 3D News - 2 hours 30 min ago

Wybren van Keulen writes: Say hello to The Grove 8! I can't believe it's been 5 years already - 5 years of relentlessly solving the puzzle of tree growth... This new release, The Grove 8, fills connects the dots and greatly amplifies what was already in place. In addition to fundamental changes to the growth [...]

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Switching to Blender 2.8 for Advanced 3D Artists

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 22:30

Henning Sanden from Flipped Normals writes: In this Blender 2.8 3D tutorial, we give advanced 3D artists a comprehensive introduction to Blender 2.8. This is the perfect tutorials for 3D artists who's already familiar with another software, like Maya or 3ds Max. Markers: Navigation - 00:36 Adding Objects - 02:35 Deleting - 04:21 Selection - [...]

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Stylized Magic Cauldron - Blender, Zbrush, Substance Painter

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 13:05

stylizedstation writes: Hi guys! This week's community submission is from Gabos! Thank you so much for the submissions. Gabos takes us through the steps to creating a beautiful stylized cauldron.

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QUICKDRAW! Grease Pencil Modeling Tool

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:00

alksndr writes: Hey guys, I released a new version of my addon QUICKDRAW. This tool makes converting grease pencil sketches to geometry very easy and efficient, you can sketch 3d geometry and make models in a similar fashion to 3DCoat and Gravity Sketch. Other features include: Booleans Lofting Bridge Patch Convert GP to Bezier Curves [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Tyrannosaurus rex Life Reconstruction

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 08:55

Introduction—Dinosaurs and Scientific Illustration in Blender Dinosaurs. It’s been 177 years since they were first described by British biologist Sir Richard Owen, and despite the fact that all of them (except for modern-day birds) have been dead for over 66 million years, they have continued to capture the imagination. While the awe-inspiring nature of these [...]

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Adidas Joins Blender Development Fund

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 07:20

The Blender Development Fund keeps growing at an incre The Blender Foundation writes: > News! Adidas signs up as a Corporate Silver member of the Blender Development Fund. Blender was used by Adidas for visualization before, we look forward to see what the renewed interest of Adidas in Blender will bring us!

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How to promote your products on BlenderNation and Blender Artists [$, promoted]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 06:50

Are you're looking to promote your Blender product or service to the Blender community beyond an occasional article on BlenderNation? Then take a look at our new Promotion Options overview. Free promotion is also available - anyone can get their story published here, and we have free banner space available for anyone on the Blender [...]

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Blender 2.8 Addon Review: Welder (Free)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 04:45

OnlineRender writes: Welder is a great little free addon, quickly create welds between objects it's not exactly new but it deserves to be in your toolbox.

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Mech Generator for Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 02:40

Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone! In this video, I'll be sharing a tool I've made for generating mechs and bipedal robots in Blender 2.8. The accompanying video explains how the system works so you can start building your own versions of the generator. There is a free and a paid version of the resources available [...]

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HDR_ProStudio for Blender 2.8 - FREE plugin + source code

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 00:35

Vlad T. Mafteiu-Scai writes: Hello everyone, Me and another developer started this plugin in 2016 and updated to beta 2.8 this year. Unfortunately after Blender 2.8 official was launched, some bugs appeared and I couldn’t find a replacement developer. The old developer doesn’t have enough time to contribute anymore either. Hiring a part of full [...]

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Can you really make a living as a Blender Artist?

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 22:29

chocofur writes: In today's video, I want to talk about making living as a creative person using Blender. Whether you are a freelancer, a designer or architect, in our day and age it is essential to know Blender at least to a certain level! I hope you'll enjoy the video where I'm also sharing some [...]

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PETA commercial made fully in Blender

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:00

Libor writes: It is a great honor for us to be able to present this worldwide campaign for the organization PETA . We are very greatful that they have decided to give us the opportunity of making their newest video. The fact that the whole film has been created using the Blender software makes us [...]

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Developer Meeting Notes: October 14, 2019

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 08:01

jesterKing writes: Announcements We will try post a single email on Mondays with the core points related to the developer and the coordinators meeting. A more complete report from the developer meeting will still be available on devtalk. Jacques Lucke presents a new design for particle nodes . Antonio Vazquez is working on input lag in Windows , for [...]

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Create a Base mesh for Sculpting with Blender 2.81

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 05:47

jayanam writes: Hey guys, in this tutorial I show how to model a base mesh with a good shading for sculpting with Blender 2.81 by using a reference image of a tombstone. In the next part I will use the new voxel remesher to create a high poly mesh for hardsurface sculpting.

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Reminder: Suzanne Awards 2019 Deadline - Oct 17

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 00:35

Just a quick heads up to submit your work for the yearly Suzanne Awards festival - the submission deadline is October 17!

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A recent free gift from NASA for the 3D community

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 22:51

Fire Angel writes: NASA recently released some new texture maps and a reworked bump map set of the moon. This makes it much easier to render really good images of the moon without spending a lot of money or alternatively spending ages processing NASA data to make the texture maps yourself. I used a texture [...]

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How to Quickly Texture Clothing using Blender and Substance Painter

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 13:05

MartinKlekner writes: Hell friends! This is another of my workflow tutorials, combining together several tools - this time, its Blender and Substance Painter. We’ll have a look at how to texture the garment we created in the previous Marvelous Designer tutorial, right inside the awesome Substance Painter. You will learn some quick fundamentals, how I [...]

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Behind the Scenes: A Place of Peace and Rest

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 08:55

Introduction Hello, BlenderNation! I’m Mohammed Marwan Al-Atassi, I’m a 24 year old 3D hobbyist from Syria. My first experience with 3D was a couple of years ago with Solidworks in engineering school. After I modeled some stuff I discovered Solidworks’ internal render engine, I applied some basic materials and I just fell in love with [...]

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Sculpting Franana, Banana Frankenstein

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 06:50

YanSculpts writes: This is a fun little video on why you shouldn't rush an artist releasing a video made as a joke of course, enjoy :)

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Godot team unveils Godot 3.2

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 04:45

Check out the new features in the leading open-source game engine. Featured image: a still from Resolutiion, Monolith of Minds’ upcoming action-RPG, created using Godot 3.x, and used by the Godot team to announce the first alpha release of Godot 3.2. Since going open-source in 2014, Godot has been going from strength to strength. The [...]

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