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Free HDRI with stars & Milky Way [16k]

Blender 3D News - 1 hour 43 min ago

Greg Zaal writes: Just uploaded my first reasonably successful HDRI with the stars: Moonless Golf. Like everything else on HDRI Haven, it's 100% free, 16k and unclipped. It had a lot of noise though, this really is the limit of my current equipment, the noise reduction probably butchered a few stars but it's better than [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How To Create A Character In Blender - Part 5/8 - Skin Subsurface Scattering Cycles

Blender 3D News - 3 hours 50 min ago

Yanal Sosak writes: Have you guys ever had difficulties with using SSS? In this video i will talk about how i use SSS for my character and which maps i created for her. It is not a step by step, but can be super useful. If there is something you didn't understand feel free to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Alien Egg Tutorial

Blender 3D News - 7 hours 23 min ago

Rence writes: I made an Alien Egg/Embryo type of simulation in Blender and have made a tutorial as well. I am enjoying taking what I make and then creating tutorials for others to learn from. I will definitely be making this more of a consistent thing!

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The Art of Luke Hayne

Blender 3D News - 10 hours 18 min ago

Enjoy the work of Luke Hayne, Freelance CGI Blender Artist from Romsey, United Kingdom.

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The Daily Dweebs

Blender 3D News - 12 hours 35 min ago

The Blender Animation Studio crew just released their latest open production, 'The Daily Dweebs'! 'The Daily Dweebs' is a pilot episode of a animated series revolving around the pet Dixey and his shenanigans in 1950's American suburbia. More information.

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Character Modeling in Blender

Blender 3D News - 14 hours 47 min ago

Marcella Lombardo writes: In this video series I will show you the full modeling process leading to the creation of the character of one of my renders 'Atomic Delivery' , from a concept by Sergi Brosa. I will illustrate the development of the model from beginning to end, including the use of Skin Modifier, Sculpture, [...]

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Yin and Yang

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:39

Reynante Martinez writes: My latest experimental piece: Yin and Yang Composition inspired by a photo I saw online and from one of my artworks titled “What Lies Beneath”. More info on my website and ArtStation. Printed version available upon request only.

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Video: Abstract Animation (with .blend download)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:06

Roger Bootsma writes: Hello, I recently made a Blender abstract animation using particles system with effectors. Also I used a volumetric shader for the light effects. You can download the complete scene file here. Expect some more animations with freebies, so don´t forget to subscribe. Happy blending!

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How we used Fracture modifier in our last video

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:20

Stefano SottoZen writes: Hello guys, in our latest video we used the "blender 2.79 fracture modifier build" to simulate a 10.000 ground pieces cracking and interacting with a giant robot Pac Man coming out from the soil. First of all, the Fracture modifier compared to the "cell fracture" is really much faster in calculation and [...]

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How to Blender Conference (some more advice!)

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:15

More tips to help you prepare your visit to the Blender Conference! S J Bennett writes: After seeing Looch's great little write-up on the Blender Conference, I did a great BIG write-up! It includes some handy insider tips like: when Blender Conference really begins and ends how to avoid getting ripped off at Amsterdam Schiphol [...]

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Tritik updates Krush to v1.1.1

Audio Freeware - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 04:39
Tritik has updated their free bitcrusher plugin Krush to v1.1.1. Changes: Fixed: wet/dry parameters not correctly recalled when linked. Fixed: automation of certain parameters not working in [Read More]

Ranch Computing Combines Powerful Rendering Hardware and Human Expertise [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 04:10

The Paris-based render farm Ranch Computing has recently added Blender to their list of supported platforms, and they’re introducing themselves to the Blender Community today. Ranch Computing is a French render farm. We have been rendering 3D projects for our clients throughout the world for the past ten years. Our main strength, apart from our [...]

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Rendering for Comics [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:05

Paul Caggegi writes: Hi BlenderNation! I've been creating an on-going series of Blender tutorials specifically for rendering 3D scenes for comics. They are currently available through Patreon for subscribers who support my work for $3 a month. The series takes you through downloading and setting up Blender; how to model, shade and light specifically for [...]

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Seaweed Audio updates Fathom to v1.0.15 - Adds Eight Channel Phasor

Audio Freeware - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:36
Seaweed Audio has announced that Fathom Synth has been updated with a new Phasor audio effect in version 1.0.15. The effect is built on eight separate phasing channels, each running independently [Read More]

Open source Kinect motion capture toolkit

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:00

meshonline writes: Hello Everyone, I had developed an open source Kinect motion capture toolkit, and put it on GitHub. If you want to make your own motion capture system, this is your best choice, it is completely free. You need to compile it yourself, I only use the it on macOS, you can try compiling [...]

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Timelapse+download: Simple ISOMETRIC Game Assets

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:01

Klean Design shares time lapse videos of the creation of isometric game models, and offers the results for download. Had fun making these Isometric game assets, downloads, video tutorials, and some little Explanation is available on my blog, thank you. Time lapse playlist (multiple videos!):

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Matthieu Brucher releases Audio ToolKit 2.2.0

Audio Freeware - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:13
Matthieu Brucher has updated Audio ToolKit to version 2.2.0 with the major introduction of vectorized filters. This means that some filters (EQ for now) can use vectorization for maximum performance. [Read More]

Blender Wins KLIK World Domination Award 2017

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:46

Blender just gained recognition by receiving an animation festival award that celebrates Dutch animation. About the award: This year marks the fifth time we get to present the KLIK World Domination Award. This highly coveted award honors an organization, studio or individual that helped Dutch animation take another crucial step towards total world domination (particularly [...]

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The Art of Mia Marié Boas

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:25

Mia Marié Boas is a Game Design Student at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Enjoy her work!

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Using Blender for solving real engineering problems

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:24

Behnam Partopour used Blender to research algorithms for 'packing' structures. The result has now been published. Packed beds are widely used in different areas of the chemical industry such as reaction engineering and separation processes, and researchers from different disciplines such as chemical and mechanical engineering and material science are interested in studying them. Therefore, [...]

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