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Here's my latest overview of the best Blender work on Sketchfab this week. And remember: add the #Blender tag if you want me to find your work! Which one is your favourite? Coraline Jones by h3sh on Sketchfab Alien by Pawel Ptaszynski on Sketchfab Server rack by crysis007-94 on Sketchfab British & German Soldier by [...]
Here's another 'speed tutorial'. Still loving the format :) AndyBay writes: In this video we morph an object from one shape to another using two slightly different techniques.
Here are the notes from today's meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Ton writes: Hi all, Here are the notes from today's 14:00 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. 1) Blender 2.78 release Release notes in progress. Three regressions should be fixed before a release. Meeting agrees on doing a status check om Wednesday, then either call for [...]
This is a very cool application of having Blender automatically generate series of images. Eibriel writes: Amazon organized the robot Picking Challenge, with the goal of accelerate the automation of its warehouses. One of the robots named Chainer was trained using thousands of images build on Blender and apparently rendered with Cycles. This is not [...]
Learn how to use Animation Nodes to achieve some very cool effects. enzyme69 writes: I wrote a step by step tutorial and also made some "live noding" video tutorials at BLENDERSUSHI exploring Animation Nodes Add-On and Sverchok Add-On inside Blender, to sample 2D image to 3D construction. From the basic of 2D grid image sampling to [...]
A nice car render with impressive lighting and good composition. I like that "posing" of the car, gives it good credit. Link
tommy writes: The first week of opening up EasyBlend.org for preview to the Blender community was certainly exciting! We had some ups and downs with the system, but for the most part things have gone pretty well. We had over fifty users sign up for free accounts and immediately started to see new Blender resources [...]
Pistol Alexandru writes: BlendMorph is a tool for Blender that helps you obtaining morph animations between images, placing points on an image which corresponds to another image. Simple and easy to use, with just a few points of zone morphing, such as nose, mouth and eyes and you will have an amazing result.
Apocalyptic car renders are always welcomed, I enjoy watching the story the car tells by all the imperfections. This is truly an impressive render, the car fits well with the environment. Link
Aidy Burrows writes: Real-time PBR in Blender - Current options and how to use them. Thanks to some recent Blender development I've been able to get a PBR approximated shader that works for Blender internal that I'd like to share. Plus a quick look over setting up some other real-time PBR options out there too. [...]
Patrick Clec'h writes: What if Blender could become one of the preferred tools to keep and even enhance creativity among kids and parents together? At 3D Roundhouse we are working on it. A few days ago, the Beijing Maker Faire was attracting lots of people. Many Chinese makers and some foreigners one from all ages had [...]
Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In this video tutorial you will learn how to model bicycles. I will give you tips on how to transform real objects into 3D models and will go into detail (e.g. regarding spokes, tires, saddle springs, bicycle chain etc.). At the end of the video you will learn how to [...]
ScottMichaud writes: At the small business computer hardware website I work for, we're playing around with the idea of getting into independent, educational videos. It's common to see tech YouTube channels explain similar topics by standing in front of a camera, but we're hoping that Blender will make it cheap enough that a single animator [...]
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You can now download new testbuilds for Blender 2.78 (these are not Release Candidates yet, so they're probably buggy). As always, you can report bugs on the BF Blender tracker. Release notes are available here.
The Blender hotkeys poster has been updated! It's now bigger than ever :) Giuliano DANSKY D'Angelo writes: Blender infographic poster as previously announced, is evolving: not only shortcuts but an entire mind map with the blender knowledge. Many of you are already scared by complexity, others are suggesting to add a lot more shortcuts: but [...]
BlendMaster writes: Hey Everyone! In this video I will be showing you guys how to create this cool colorful abstract wallpaper inside of blender. It's very easy to do. The modelling is not difficult at all and the material is what helps create the overall effect. I will also go into a little bit of [...]
Akash Hamirwasia writes: I have decided to post at least one Blender Tip every day! This is because I have found that all of you seriously find them useful :) I shall be posting a tip in a .gif format on my site every day, so you can check them out. Also, don't forget to [...]
Here's an interesting scientific application for Blender: using the motion tracker to do analyse fluid/particle flow. renatogsousa writes: Hi all, Apart from using Blender as a hobby, I also use it professionally whenever needed. In this case I've used the motion tracking capabilities to do some particle tracking analysis in microfluidic devices. There is a [...]
I got goosebumps when I read the title, the artist's goal was to create a parallel world between two eras. The concept is very interesting and we have a lot of elements in the renders to enjoy. Which world would you prefer to be in, left, or right? Link