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Video: Eleanor's Garden

Blender 3D News - 2 hours 15 min ago

Guy shared this cool personal fan art project. I did this stylized TV opening credits to push my knowledge and use of photogrammetry for video creative content. The gorgeous Lion statues photogrammetry is by Egiptologo91 Music by Sergei Cheremisinov ('Glow in space') All done in Blender & Cycles. Enjoy,

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Auburn Sounds releases "Couture" Transient Shaper and Saturation Processor (VST/AU/AAX)

Audio Freeware - 3 hours 52 min ago


Auburn Sounds has released Couture, a Transient Shaper and Saturation processor.

Features:
Compress or expand in a single click. Speed and Front/Back provide a new kind...

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Learn Grease Pencil 2D Animation in Blender 2.8 Alpha 2

Blender 3D News - 4 hours 20 min ago

Matias Mendiola gives a fantastic overview of Grease Pencil - this will really help you kickstart your GP skills. After watching this tutorial by Matias Mendiola you'll have covered the basics of the new 2D workflow in Blender 2.8. From drawing to coloring, animating, adding modifiers and even FX!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Creating 3D product configurators with Blender and Verge3D [$]

Blender 3D News - 6 hours 24 min ago

soft8soft writes: In this beginner-level tutorial, we explain how to build a full-blown 3D product configurator using just Blender and the Verge3D add-on. The following topics are covered: Creating models and materials Adding interactivity with Puzzles Deploying the configurator online In total, this jewellery configurator offers as much as 12 ring variations - everything done [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

SoundGym announces EQ Knight: new EQ ear training game

Audio Freeware - 6 hours 32 min ago


SoundGym has announced EQ Knight, a new ear training game that was added to SoundGym's audio ear training platform.

'EQ Knight' is the 11th sound game on SoundGym. This game...

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Burzukh Studios Mega Metal Drumkit VSTi now free

Audio Freeware - 7 hours 2 min ago


Burzukh Studios has announced that its Mega Metal Drumkit VSTi for Windows is now free (It was $29.95).

Inspired by the sounds of old Slayer, Dark Angel, mid-period Death, classic...

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10 New Cycles Features in Blender 2.8

Blender 3D News - 8 hours 30 min ago

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In my new video tutorial you will learn how to use 10 new features for Cycles in Blender 2.80 (Alpha). To understand each feature better, I will explain them on practical example. Check the video description on YouTube for the chapters with timestamp. Enjoy! ~Zach

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Intermediate Tutorial: Low-Poly Nuclear Power Plant Asset | 3D Game Assets

Blender 3D News - 10 hours 34 min ago

jsabbott writes: Welcome to the seventh tutorial of the 3D Game Assets series. In this tutorial we will be modeling a low-poly nuclear power plant asset. The written tutorial can be found here.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MantaFlow: 3 NEW features you will LOVE!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 22:53

Juan Gea writes: Here you have our first english video of the new season in 2018! I will show you the LATEST and the LAST build of Mantaflow in Blender 2.79. We will review three NEW features of the latest version and will discuss some small problems and workarounds to ease your experience with this [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

African Ad made in Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:30

You don't hear a lot from the African Blender community, so I was excited to see this modest production. manjaro writes: Hi BlenderNation, I made this video using Blender, the idea was to make an animated commercial using an open source or free pipeline. The video is meant to serve as a proof of concept [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Create a Castle in Blender in 60 Minutes!

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:59

Get ready to be blown away by Steve Lund's latest tutorial! Hey Guys! Wheww! This one took a bit of time, but I'm excited to finally release my latest tutorial - How to Create a Castle in Blender in under 60 minutes! I explain the entire process from beginning to end, and all the different [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tracktion Software releases T7 DAW for free

Audio Freeware - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:36


Tracktion Software has announced that the full version of Tracktion 7 is now available for free (it was succeeded by their commercial DAW Waveform, currently at v9).

Here's...

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Custom Properties, Drivers and Intermediate Shape Keys

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:15

Danny Mac writes: This tutorial is split into 3 sections to make each function easier to find if required at a later date

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sketchfab Importer add-on for Blender

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:17

You can now directly search and download hundreds of thousands of Creative Commons models with the new importer addon! Models can be searched by keyword(s) or browsed. The addon then presents thumbnails of suitable results and each one can be called up on Sketchfab.com for a full 3D preview if desired before downloading directly into [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sonic Visualiser for Mac, Win & Lin updated to v3.1.1

Audio Freeware - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 03:29


Sonic Visualiser, a free application for viewing and analysing the contents of music audio files, has been updated to version 3.1.1 for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Changes:...

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SampleScience releases "Dr. Beat Box" (Mac/Win/VST/VST3/AU) and "Synthetic Vortices"

Audio Freeware - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:37


SampleScience has announced the release of Dr. Beat Box, a retro drum module paying homage to the classic drum machines of the 70s and early 80s.

Featuring 35 drum kits including...

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Blender Scene Beakdown "Headache" - Part 2 - Lighting | Materials | Rendering

Blender 3D News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:05

K1FF writes: Hi Bart, I just uploaded the last part of the tutorial series of my shot "Headache" (see part one here). I've broken it into two parts. In this second part I go over the lighting, materials and render settings. I hope you enjoy and if you have any questions, please let me know [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Modeling Low Poly Stones & Pillars

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 23:16

jayanam writes: In this video I show how to model and texture low poly game-ready models with Blender like damaged stones & pillars.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Share your SIGGRAPH 2018 pictures and stories!

Blender 3D News - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:28

I thought it would be fun to collect all Blender SIGGRAPH material in one place for us all to enjoy, and opened a topic on Blender Artists where everyone can post. This week, the focus of the Blender community is on SIGGRAPH in Vancouver. And while many of us would love to be there, most [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Winning the KVR Developer Challenge: An interview with Julijan Nikolic (Youlean)

Audio Freeware - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:43


Julijan Nikolic

As the KVR Developer Challenge winds towards the finish line NAMM has stepped up again. They will sponsor the winner at the 2019 NAMM Show January 24-27. The...

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