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Autodafe updates Mega Drum Machines Collection for Kontakt to v2.0

Audio Freeware - 6 hours 58 min ago
Autodafe has updated Mega Drum Machines Collection for Kontakt to v2.0. New in v2.0: Multi-Out option for all kits (a much requested option, now each group can be routed to its own output in [Read More]

Save the Date: World Blender Meetup Day on March 17

Blender 3D News - 12 hours 23 min ago

futurehack writes: Blenderheads of the world…Save the date for World Blender Meetup Day (WBMD) on Saturday, March 17th. Once per year, Blender user groups and solution makers in various cities around the globe join online on a single day to share creative projects, development efforts and awesome techniques. The event is completely free like our [...]

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Learn sculpting by making game objects

Blender 3D News - 14 hours 38 min ago

Grant Abbit writes: Learn to create basic game objects with a sculpting workflow in this 6 part free course on youtube. Start with a simple shapes learn how to add detail learn to reduce the poly count with simple and quick retopology bake out cavity maps and normals create textures from those maps export the [...]

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30 Tips in Blender

Blender 3D News - 20 hours 40 min ago

Luca Di Cecca is sharing a huge amount of quick tips that will keep you busy this weekend :) In this series of tutorials I will show you common and secret tips which take inspiration from the questions that I get every day to work Note: this is a playlist!

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HDRI Haven: Now 125 free HDRIs and backplates

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:44

Greg Zaal writes: The last time I posted here, there were "only" 53 free CC0 16k HDRIs available on HDRI Haven. Since then I've added a whole lot more (now 125), and also released over 700 backplate images for various HDRIs (also free) thanks to my generous patrons :) All of the backplates are available [...]

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What Is Blender EEVEE With Demos!

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 04:10

Yanal Sosak writes: Video is pretty much explained in the first few seconds, so i will let it do the talking :)

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Blender Artists Migration: Project Update

Blender 3D News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:05

Last week the Blender Artists crowdfunding campaign ended. Time for an update! Raised funds The speed of this campaign was impressive - we reached the initial goal of €2500 (12-month migration) in two days, and three days later we hit the €4500 mark which allows for a full migration of ALL history on Blender Artists! [...]

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New Tutorial - How to create grass

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:49

BlenderBrit writes: In this tutorial we will be tackling customizable realistic grass using individually modelled blades, a particle system and some material node magic.

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B-PDX's 17th February 2018 Meetin

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:25

Jenuvyel writes: The Portland, Oregon Blender User Group (BlenderPDX) is holding its February meeting on the 17th, this third Saturday at the Art Institute of Portland, room 204 (a PC lab) from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Seating is limited, but everyone is welcome to explore and share their experiences with Blender! We are completely free [...]

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Exporting accurate and antialiased Zdepth passes.

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:20

p2design writes: Hi Everyone, Here is a short tutorial on how to create accurate and antialiased Zpath for your compositing in and out of Blender. This is not the ultimate tip as it can't fit alpha based render but I believe it will help as it's an old topic. Whenever you can't work your DoF [...]

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Image: Burger

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:39

I think Paweł Somogyi did an outstanding job on this hamburger. It's not easy to make food realistic, but I think he achieved it! Done in Blender. Mostly procedural textures, but I had to make some textures too - salad and tomato textures were painted in Gimp. And the text on toothpick. Oh, and the [...]

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Blender 2.8 Code Quest Live Q&A with Ton Roosendaal

Blender 3D News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:28

Pablo and Ton hosted a live session yesterday about the Blender Code Quest. In order to be as transparent and clear as possible about the status and the scope of this project, Blender Institute has organised a live stream with Ton Roosendaal and Pablo Vazquez, during which it will be possible to interact in real [...]

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Blender 2.79 Tutorial - Morph particles in any shape in a physically correct way!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:20

Here's a pretty interesting particle/liquid morphing trick by Juan Gea. In this tutorial we are going to cover a technique used to create particle morphing, but we will avoid the old Keyed particles technique because it has many flaws, this is a pysically based technique that delivers awesome results. We use the latest Fracture Modifier build [...]

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SampleScience releases the SampleScience Player - Free ROMpler plugin for Windows and macOS

Audio Freeware - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:57
SampleScience have announced the release of the SampleScience Player. This ROMpler instrument plug-in contains a core library of 200 playable instruments, from acoustic pianos to analog synthesizers [Read More]

Tutorial: Single point tracking

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:07

Jam Network studio writes: This video we start to get to grips with Blenders motion tracking tools. Starting with single point tracking I show you how to use individual points in your video clips to "pin" various objects to your footage so they follow along with the scene. Download the practice clip and read more [...]

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Blender Accepted into Google Summer of Code 2018

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 03:00

Once again, the Blender Foundation has been accepted by Google to participate in their Summer of Code educational sponsoring program. As one of 212 organizations, the BF will provide a mentorship program for students to help develop new areas of Blender. Google will start accepting proposals on March 12 - more news about how to [...]

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Tutorial: Creating a 3D Microscopy Stack or TimeLapse in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:55

Leo Blondel writes: For all biologist who are doing 3D microscopy, rendering them decently is always a pain. It's either ugly, hard, long, weird, or does not do what we want! It's time to bring Blender in the balance ! Here's a tutorial I made to guide anyone who wants to import a 3D or [...]

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Time lapse: Judy Hopps Summer Dress Costume

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 22:49

Magna Omega creates a summer outfit for his Judy Hopps model. Hello dear friends, I'm here with another workflow of this Judy Hopps commission, this time is a Summer dress costume, with the hat and the light dress.

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Disintegration Effect: Blender Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:58

Steve Lund writes: Learn how to disintegrate anything in Blender with this tutorial! I start by showing the disintegration process by using a few cool modifiers and simulating with the Cloth Sim. I then show how to use this effect as a 3D animated Visual effect combined with live footage. Special thanks to Blendergrid for [...]

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Girl

Blender 3D News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 04:43

Yuditya Afandi writes: "Girl" Artwork by Yuditya Afandi, based on character concept by Yungun Y. Personal project based on awesome concept by Yungun Y. I tried out some of the new features in Blender such as denoising and filmic color space. I used Cycles to render this artwork, except for the subsurface scattering which was [...]

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