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Basics of curve based modeling in Blender

Blender 3D News - 3 hours 43 min ago

AndyBay writes: In this One Minute Video Tutorial we'll demonstrate the basics of curve based modeling in Blender by using the One Minute Video Tutorials logo as a case study.

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NAMM 2020 Report

Audio Freeware - 4 hours 34 min ago


Since 2007 the NAMM Show has grown beyond the National Association of Music Merchants original concept to a global event with musical instrument enthusiasts from throughout the world.
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Procedural Brick Texture | Blender 2.81

Blender 3D News - 5 hours 48 min ago

jsabbott writes: In this tutorial, we will be making a procedural brick texture. [Inspiration from “Blender Know How” (YouTube)]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Retro Vaporwave Space Station Animation Tutorial - Evee

Blender 3D News - 7 hours 53 min ago

nebmotion writes: In this Blender animation tutorial you will learn how to recreate this retro vaporwave style sci-fi space station using Blender's Evee render engine. I will show techniques such as instancing to save on RAM space, simple keyframe animation and basic node based texturing and shading using the emission and principled shaders. These techniques [...]

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Python Scripting - Create Custom Group Nodes

Blender 3D News - 9 hours 58 min ago

Darkfall writes: In this video we will be creating a Custom Node Group for the Compositor. Custom Node Groups are really useful for speeding up our workflow. We can take a whole bunch of nodes and contain them in a single group. We can then define what options we want the user to be able [...]

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Watch a UVPackmaster new video - improved UDIM support and other new features [$]

Blender 3D News - 12 hours 3 min ago

glukoz writes: As you probably know Blender 2.82 was released a few days ago. This new version comes with UDIM support (finally!). But every experienced user knows that in order to fully utilize the power of UDIMs one needs UV maps which are properly packed. Fortunately thanks to the UVPackmaster add-on, fast and tight UV [...]

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World Blender Meetup Day Picking Up Speed: Saturday March 21!

Blender 3D News - 14 hours 8 min ago

futurehack writes: World Blender Meetup Day 2020 is gaining momentum with more than 24 city groups, studios and professionals participating thus far. Our marathon stream of Blender presentation sessions from around the globe begins on March 21st starting at 03:00 UTC from groups such as the following: John McCarthy (Adelaide), Melbourne Blender Society, Character Mill [...]

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Particle City - Part 9 - The FINAL EPISODE!!!

Blender 3D News - 16 hours 13 min ago

CBaileyFilm writes: Particle City Episode 9 is out now! In this final episode of the series we learn how to speed up our render time significantly! We also add in some secret sauce to spice up the camera animation and bring it home. Finally, we premiere the final render - you won't want to miss [...]

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How to import a SVG & work with it | Blender 2.81 | Tutorial

Blender 3D News - 18 hours 19 min ago

25games writes: Have you ever tried to import an .svg file to Blender? It can be very useful to create new shapes with this function and you are able to spare some time for modeling. This is just my way how I use and work with SVG-files. If I forgot anything or if you have [...]

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The Ring Of Power (Blender Tutorial)

Blender 3D News - 20 hours 24 min ago

Ryan King Art writes: In this tutorial we create the Ring Of Power, From Lord Of The Rings, using Blender version 2.81. Hope its helpful and hope you enjoy it!

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Daily Blender Tip - Smooth Shortcuts and Round Cubes

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: In this short video we take a look at making objects smooth and round. Check it out!

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Video: Magic forest

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:15

physbox writes: Hi, I want to share the video that I created recently - "Magic Forest". This is a journey through the magical forest. The video was created in Blender 2.82. Rendered in EEVEE. The forest was created in low poly style. Meadow (in the hemisphere form), on which the petals open, was created using [...]

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Blender Ohio Meetup 3, March 5

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 15:10

anthonyweir writes: Hello fellow Blender…ers, Date: March 5th, 2020 Time: 5:30 PM EST Location: Panera Bread 3625 Fishinger Blvd Hilliard, OH 43026 Today was our 2nd Blender Ohio Meetup and we grew in numbers. The meeting was nothing but productive, we introduced each other and learned about what our strengths as Blender users are. Today [...]

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Blender cgi short film - Lights, Camera, Action

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 13:05

Pepe Baze writes: A short film that I made with Blender. Breakdown coming soon. Thanks to Albin BKB for his amazing spacesuit.

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Behind the Scenes: Interior Kitchen

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 08:55

About Me Hi, My name is Jesus Alberto. I’m from Mexico and I have been a 3D artist since 2015. I was interested to learn 3D because I liked the 3D effects from the movies when I was a child, so in 2015 I started to make 3D things like small objects or abstract things [...]

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Blender Animation Studio: Coffee Run

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 07:35

The Blender Animation studio has started a new short open project, directed by Hjalti Hjalmarsson! As part of the creation process of the Rain character rig, the animation team at the Blender Animation Studio has been performing a number of tests and animation exercises to validate its functionality. During one of these tests, Hjalti laid [...]

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Effective animation through simple rig

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 06:50

p2design writes: In this video I will show you how you can achieve appealing animation rapidly by keeping your rig as simple as possible. I will be using straight forward and layered animation workflow to achieve this, and also some space switching tips. Hope you will like it. Video: Full timelapse:

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Recreating A Photo In Ten Minutes

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 04:45

DECODED writes: Hello again BlenderNation! In this video, I'll walk you through the steps I took to recreate a photo of a metro station in Blender 2.81. This is a beginner to intermediate tutorial that most users should be able to easily follow. It covers the whole creation process from modeling to texturing and rendering [...]

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Blender Conference Los Angeles: June 1-2

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 03:30

For the first time ever, an official Blender Conference is hosted in the USA! Join them in Los Angeles on June 1 and 2. Calls for participation are now open too.

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Short Film: Over Stimulated

Blender 3D News - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 02:40

Lumeo writes: Over Stimulated' is set in the year 2042. Given the exponential growth in technological consciousness (A.I.) and theoretical asteroid mining rig designs being drastically improved every year and not to mention games including asteroid mining and shaping the aesthetics of them for future engineers to reference from when creating the perfect asteroid miner [...]

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