Media Technology News
Do you need to align 2 objects? Max Puliero shows how in this quick tutorial. (English subtitles are available).
99Sounds has released Mangling Audio, a free collection of glitchy sound effects and processed audio loops crafted by Poztman. The library contains over 300 individual sounds in 24-bit WAV format, [Read More]
Danila created this character for the Outcast Odyssey Card Master Challenge/ Danila writes: I saw this challenge on deviantArt. I was curious if I could make good enough art to take first place, my wife said you must try and here is my entry. It took about 70 hours of modeling and 20 hours of postprocessing, wish me good [...]
"The Dwarves stopped by again. And, they're throwing plates... again. Dodge the plates!". A VR game made using Blender and Unity for the Oculus Rift. Patrick Sharkey writes: This past weekend at the 2015 Global Game Jam, I was able to team up with some amazing programmers and create a game based on the opening [...]
I was in the mood for a bit of weekend hacking: using IFTTT and some custom PHP code I'm now publishing all BlenderNation news to my Tumblr account: http://blendernation.tumblr.com. So if Tumblr is your thing, just follow me to get all the latest news! (Of course you could already follow me on Twitter and Facebook)
In the Behind the Scenes series, I'm inviting artists to talk about the creation of one of their works. Today, Rico Cilliers talks about Thunder God. Hi all! My name is Rico Cilliers (aka "Guss" on BlenderArtists), I'm from sunny South Africa, and I've been a Blender user for almost seven years now. I've always loved [...]
Adrian Kubasa shares a set of .blend files of popular pen models. Adrian Kubasa writes: I made some pens and I like to share this pens with you all. You can download the .blend-file for free on my website.
Here's a hands-on experience of the new Microsoft HoloLens, modeled in Blender by Xelus.
Oliver Villar from BlendTuts presents his new book 'Learning Blender'. Hi, everyone! A lot of you already have it, preordered it or know about it, but I was getting a lot of questions about the book. Because of that, I decided to record a video of me talking about the book and showing it to [...]
Mirax Labs has released Repertoire 1.0 for Windows. Repertoire is an easy-to-use multi-format audio file player that you can control using MIDI devices. It features a waveform view with CUE and [Read More]
A rocket boomerang? Oh yeah :) David Andrade writes: Announcing a new Ray & Clovis Short! This is our most ambitious Blender animated short ever. No OUTLINES! Subsurface scattering! Multiple layers. Plus a rocket boomerang, because, why not? Let us know what you think!
RenderStreet has added a new 'all you can eat' service. It has limited availability (due to scaling issues, I imagine). Marius Iatan writes: Behold! There's a new render plan in town. This year started at full throttle for us at RenderStreet with the launch of our newest program for Blender users. It has a different [...]
Procedural textures are a powerful tool. CG Masters dives in to them in their latest tutorial. Aidy Burrows writes: How to create any texture with cycles!!! That's a pretty big claim isn't it?! I think we're all reasonable people here though, I'm sure you'll see what I mean. We'll combine some texturing fundamentals together to [...]
Ton Roosendaal shares the notes of the developers meeting in irc.freenode.net, #blendercoders. Be sure to read the update on the hair sim! Ton Roosendaal writes: Hi all, Here are the notes from today's 15h UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders 1) Blender 2.73a released Last week a bugfix update was released. All went smooth sofar. 2) [...]
Allegorithmic presents a in-depth article on the interaction of light and matter and the basics of Physically-based rendering in this article. Light is a complex phenomenon as it can exhibit properties of both a wave and a particle. As a result, different models have been created to describe the behavior of light. As texture artists, [...]
Xelus shares a collection of 28 downloadable logos (Blender logo included).
By Guido. Enzo Ferrari called it "The most beautiful car ever built".The Jaguar E-Type, Jaguar produced from 1961 to 1975, was a breakthrough vehicle for the design, handling characteristics and aesthetics, in advance of the times in which the car was introduced. Its price, lower than that of competitors, contributed to its success, with a [...]
Learn how to cache the BVH tree and how to clean up some cache files. Michael Lackner writes: Hello everybody, Here is a quick tip on how to speed up your renders. I will also show you, where to delete unused cache files that Blender creates. This way I could get sometimes 70 GB more [...]
By Glenn Melenhorst. A model built in ZBrush and Blender. Rendered in cycles.