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Video: "Some Night"

Blender 3D News - 3 hours 2 min ago

Here's a fun short character animation by Yudit1999. 2017 new short film Some Night: Short Film Produced by Yudit 1999 in Banjarnegara, Indonesia. The Character called "Evelyn Snow" created by me. This short animation film was made with the free 3D software Blender. All Animation and Visual created by me. Special Thanks to: Zero4Mike (Couch Model), [...]

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Exporting Images from Blender - The Proper Way

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:28

In this new BlenderGrid article, Johnson Martin looks at the different options for exporting your work from Blender after rendering. He covers lossy vs lossless encoding, color depth, compression and render passes. When rendering Blender projects, image exporting and file formats are often an unimportant afterthought in the big picture, but Blender offers access to a [...]

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Blender instead of Photoshop?

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:27

Gottfried Hofmann writes: Recently I saw an effect created in Photoshop and thought: Hey, that can be achieved in Blender as well with the added bonus of highly controllable and realistic lighting. So I created a tutorial on it - combining real 3D and fake 3D:

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Acustica Audio announces N4 Multi-effect Plug-in with Pre-order Offer

Audio Freeware - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:15
Acustica Audio has announced N4 (Nebula), a multi-effect plug-in in VST/AU/AAX formats for Windows and OS X. Acustica Audio say N4 emulates the character and personality of analog hardware with [Read More]

Image: Redhead

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 02:05

Nazar Noschenko just posted another wonderful character, with a quick look behind the scenes. Also Check out our previous features of his work! Hey there! I'm glad to introduce you my new character for Prime media studio's. Visualisation of the character from the comic "Hearts for sale" by Miyuli

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RAMBO Titles: an easy level compositing Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:20

thefxkidd writes: From the far away land of Belleville Ontario Canada in the FX Kidd workshop, Adam Kidd delivers this fun video tutorial on the remaking of the titles of one of the most cherished movies of all time: Rambo: First Blood Part II! although no files are given, this simple tutorial is easily accessible!

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HDRI in the Blender Institute

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:50

Use the lighting from the Blender Institute in your own projects with this new HDRI capture by Greg Zaal. Greg Zaal writes: After the Blender Conference last year I shot an HDRI inside the Blender Institute in Amsterdam, complete with devout blenderheads and cloned institute staff alike. Direct download links are here.

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B-PDX's 21st January 2017 Meeting

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:02

Blenderheads in Portland, Oregon are meeting up this Saturday. Jenuvyel writes: The Portland, Oregon Blender User Group (BlenderPDX) is holding its January meeting on the 21st, this third Saturday at the Art Institute of Portland, room 204 (a PC lab) from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Seating is limited, but everyone is welcome to explore and [...]

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Art Spotlight: Hope - Crystal Moon

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:24

Julio Sillet shares a look behind the scenes of his fabulous short film 'Hope'. Hi everyone, I’m Julio Sillet, a 3D modeler and Freelancer from Mérida, Venezuela. I’m a music fan, videogames lover, and technology addicted. I work with three friends at Uplop, a small animation studio. I specialize in modeling and texturing, I also [...]

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SoundBytes magazine releases SoundBytes DDMF IIEQ Pro - Free Plug-in

Audio Freeware - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 06:04
SoundBytes magazine in cooperation with DDMF has released a new free plug-in for all SoundBytes magazine readers. SoundBytes DDMF IIEQ Pro is a six band equalizer. It comes with 27 filter types [Read More]

A quick tip for creating chromatic aberration using Gimp

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 04:10

Wassim OUARTSI writes: Hello guys ! I made a quick tip on Gimp to fake some chromatic aberration on your renders. It is very simple and intuitive technique. Cheers !

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KVR Giveaway - Win Native Instruments Komplete 11

Audio Freeware - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 03:56
Until the end of February, we are offering the chance to win a copy of Native Instruments Komplete 11, the world's leading collection for music production, performance, and sound design. Enter [Read More]

New "Deadstar" Fight scene

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 02:05

Brandon Wright writes: I wanted to test out some new animation techniques before continuing the official episodes. This is a short side story that takes place before the first episode.

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Creating a Chamfered Circle - Topology Guides

Blender 3D News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:36

Johnson Martin is back with another quick topology tutorial - creating a chamfered circle (like on the tip of a pencil). This time I’m going to show how to model a chamfered circle. I spent a fair bit of time on this one, trying to find a simple method for modeling the shape, and I [...]

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x1101 Studio updates Stem Player for Android to v1.2017.01.11

Audio Freeware - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:17
x1101 Studio has updated Stem Player for Android to version 1.2017.01.11. Stem Player is an Android player for Stem audio files. Changes: Added a mixing option. Performance improvement. Bug fixes. [Read More]

Free PBR Textures Library

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:36

Here's a rich collection of PBR ready materials - containing all the PBR channels you need!Marco writes: This is a Library full of Free PBR Textures that will grow everyday. They are Seamless and contain all the Maps like Albedo, Reflectivity, Roughness, Normal and other maps. A single place, for all the texture you need, [...]

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A 16-part Blender workshop/course in Gistel (Belgium).

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 08:20

Alain writes: On 16/01/17 a course of 16 lessons for Blender starts at the Cervo Go (evening school) in Gistel (Belgium). When: every Monday (18h30 to 21h45) - starting on 16/01/17 (until 22/05/17). Where: Cervo Go, Callaertswalledreef 8, 8470 Gistel (Belgium) (058/41 51 61). Language: Dutch Site (Dutch): www.cervogo.be Menu: 3D Printing with Blender, Smoke-, [...]

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TED Video: The Trolley Problem

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 06:15

Eoin Duffy created this video to illustrate 'The Trolley Problem' - would you kill one person if that would save 5 others?  A short animation from Eoin Duffy for TED Ed. 90% of 3D created in Blender. Hand, brain, and bird models kindly provided by blend Swap users Super Dasil, Mahesh and Pranavjit Virdi. ABOUT [...]

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'Mechanical Blender' fork adds CAD tools to Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 04:45

Mechanical Blender is a new Blender fork that aims to add CAD tools to Blender. The current features include snap tools, measurements and more. The team promises to keep their code in sync with the main Blender branch, so it should stay up to date. Jaume writes: Hi! I've uploaded new videos about mesh dimension [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 3

Blender 3D News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 02:05

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! siesta by SearKitchen on Sketchfab ?ommunist space ghosts Fan Art by diapasma on Sketchfab On the lake by cordy on Sketchfab g-w-3 by pzh145gmail on Sketchfab Phantom blade [...]

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