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Reel: Sergey Metelskiy

Blender 3D News - 2 hours 14 min ago
Very cool work here. Sergey Metelskiy writes: My humble showreel with some latest works for 2014. Software used: mostly Blender & After Effects. Intro made in Blender + Freestyle + some post in AE
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation releases "Mantra Evo" VSTi Synthesizer for Windows

Audio Freeware - 4 hours 52 min ago has released Mantra Evo, a free VST instrument plug-in for Windows 32-bit. Mantra Evo is a synthesizer plug-in combining FM and Phase Distortion synthesis all in one. It provides [Read More]

CrimsonWarlock and Full Bucket Music update Ragnarök Free Synth VSTi for Windows to v1.1.0

Audio Freeware - 8 hours 8 min ago
CrimsonWarlock and Full Bucket Music have updated Ragnarök to version 1.1.0. Changes for Ragnarök since v1.0.2: Minor UI changes. Added support for individual skins (download now also includes [Read More]


Blender 3D News - 8 hours 25 min ago
Prepare to be blown by this short video by Bluepixels Animation Studio! Shrinidhi Rao writes: Bluepixels Animation Studio Pvt Ltd is a small production house from in a coastal town in India called Mangalore. We started operations in 2009 as an arch-viz studio and also started evaluating blender and other open source software in our free time [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

99Sounds releases free "Project Pegasus" sample library for Kontakt

Audio Freeware - 9 hours 50 min ago
99Sounds has released Project Pegasus, a collection of analog pads, ambient soundscapes and arpeggio loops created by Bryan Lake. The included sounds were crafted from scratch using various virtual [Read More] updates Qtractor to v0.6.4 - The Baryon Throne beta release

Audio Freeware - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 23:34 has announced the new beta release of Qtractor v0.6.4, the "Baryon Throne" release. Qtractor is an audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt4 framework. [Read More]

Blender Meetup, Stuttgart, Germany, November 29

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 23:00
Blenderheads are meeting in Stuttgart this Saturday. DingTo writes: The Blender User Group Stuttgart is meeting for the second time, this Saturday (29th November, 6pm) in the shackspace.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Nailstar Packaging

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 13:12
Beauty is in the imperfections. Sebastian Zapata nailed it in this product packaging project where what first appears to be a simple box actually has some very subtle flaws that add to its realism. Sebastian Zapata writes: Hi Blender Nation, here I go with the latest product visualization work I did for a client. See [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Mass Effect HD Geth Rifle

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:05
It seems like Xelus is back in full force! He just published this Mass Effect HD Geth Rifle on Sketchfab.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Introduction to Bokeh for CG Artists

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 07:50
Gleb Alexandrov takes us on an excursion into the world of photography and illustrates the use of the bokeh filter. This is a bokeh tutorial, aimed mainly at CG artists. Why? We won’t speak much about aperture and lenses here. Our main focus will be general principles of bokeh effect and how it relates to [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial: Displace + Decimate in 2.72+

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:40
PigArt has posted a short tip on how to make your low poly models look better using the Displace and the Decimate modifier. I love these short formats for tutorials, probably because it forces the authors to think hard about the content of the video.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to combine a 3d model with live action video

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 03:28
Another look at combining live action footage with CG in this tutorial by Alimayo Arango. The idea of this tutorial is to give a basic idea to start with incorporating live action video with 3d. In this tutorial you will learn how to animate a ship so that it aligns with live action video footage. [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Wejaam releases WR6000 for iPad

Audio Freeware - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 03:28
Wejaam has announced that WR6000 is now available for free for iPad. WR6000 for iPad combines a sequencer, sampler, synthesizer and the randomization tool of groove drums that allows you to [Read More]


Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 01:20
Animator_mojtab created this very realistic landscape scene. The kicker: it only took 3 minutes to render! Blender / render blender / render time 3minute
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Meetup: December 01, Nürnberg, Germany

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 23:00
Blenderheads in Nürnberg, Germany are meeting up next Monday. Gottfried Hofmann writes: The next meeting will be on Monday the 1st of December 2014 from 8pm at the Coworking Space Nürnberg. Coworking is located at Josephsplatz 8, more information here. Meet fellow blenderheads from the Nürnberg area and have some fun! This time there will be [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Melbourne Blender Society - November Meetup

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 19:30
Blenderheads in Melbourne are meeting this Thursday. Andrew Buttery writes: The Melbourne Blender society will be meeting at VPAC Systems Office on Thursday the 27th of November from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Firstly, we are working on something big early next year and will hopefully be announcing it on the night. In an action packed last [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Gooseberry Weekly: November 21, 2014

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 17:05
The Gooseberry team discusses their progress during their weekly meeting. This week’s round-up of Gooseberry project work was a long one, clocking in at 1.5 hours. Watch and your reward is the full layout and animatic to date (a longer-than-final 17 minutes), livecast in full for the first time. Or, you know, just skip to [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Nichole's Photoshoot

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 13:50
A very promising work in progress by Alexander Kane. This is Nichole, a character I came up with in my spare time. She is currently a work in progress. Originally I was challenging myself to model Elsa’s face from Frozen, but later began adding my own twist on it. It has taken me a little [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender puzzle game 'Stars' is now available for download

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 13:39
Blenderrendersky has finished his game 'Stars'. I finished my first big game project. It was entirely in Blender, and it runs in the Blender Game Engine. I made it alone with some models from Blend Swap.I might sooner or later release the blend file for the city I modelled for the game, so stay tuned for that.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Kai t-50 aircraft

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 08:40
Awesome aircraft models by Slim_ Firstly, hello everyone!I would like to show you my last project. It is training fighter aircraft KAI T-50. See the BlenderArtists thread for more images.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation