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Take the KVR Audio 2015 Survey - Win Prizes

Audio Freeware - 13 hours 48 min ago
It's been a while since we've asked your opinion about all things KVR Audio. Now's the time to dive in and share your thoughts. As readers and avid KVR users, we know you'll have a lot to share [Read More]

Danit Peleg's 3D Printed Fashion

Blender 3D News - 14 hours 42 min ago
Israel-Based fashion designer Danit Peleg uses Blender to design her 3D printed fashion. Learn more about her work and see her designs in this video. Danit writes: This year, I decided to work with 3D printing, which I barely knew anything about. I wanted to check if it'd be possible to create an entire garment [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Ave Espelita | Animation Demo Reel 2013-2015

Blender 3D News - 16 hours 52 min ago
Avemagnadude's new reel is one of the best Blender reels I've seen yet! Ave Espelita writes: Hello! This year has been a very pleasant one for me. Coming back from a year long formation school in Switzerland, I had a lot more time to play around with blender and a lot of games. (particularly Skyrim [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Making of "Singlehaus"

Blender 3D News - 19 hours 2 min ago
A very nice interior render with a look behind the scenes. Lars Fischer writes: 3D-Interior Rendering of the Singlehouse. You find the Render-, Scene-, Worldsettings and more on my Hompepage. Happy Blending. Lars
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How To Make a Spider Walk Cycle in Blender

Blender 3D News - 21 hours 13 min ago
Learn how to create a realistic walk cycle for a spider in Blender in this video tutorial by Justin Lupica.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Making of "Share a Coke with ARMA"

Blender 3D News - 23 hours 23 min ago
Ethiopia-based studio Arma created this Coca Cola commercial as a test for their studio pipeline. Enjoy their video and the 'making of'! One of the biggest we faced was finding an integration between Realflow, arguable the best fluid simulation software out there, and our native Blender which we use for day-to-day productions. Sadly Realflow doesn't [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Fluid Designer: The Cabinet Library Add-on

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 09:39
Fluid Designer introduces its first commercial add-on for cabinet design. Andrew Peel writes: We have just released the Cabinet Library for Fluid Designer. This add-on can be purchased from the Microvellum Web store, and until August 31st you can enter in the coupon code ‘fluiddesignerpro’ to get 20% off. If you purchase the cabinet library [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender VFX Tutorial: Plane Tracking and Masking

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 09:22
Kenan Proffitt writes: In this quick VFX tip, learn how to use the plane tracking feature in blender and experiment with the different possibilities and flexibility it gives for quick visual effects.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 04:10
Dono (remember his demoreel?) created this beautiful blend of Hayao Miyazaki's work. dono writes: Hello, Here is a little tribute to the genius of animation Hayao Miyazaki. I made it with blender, gimp, octane and natron. I hope you will like it ! Thanks Bart and BlenderNation ! Cheers :)
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

THE ONE releases THE ONE: Skrillex Growls [Free]

Audio Freeware - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 03:03
THE ONE has released THE ONE: Skrillex Growls [Free], a free collection of 50 authentic and advanced Skrillex-style growl loops, as well as a text tutorial on how to make your own Skrillex-style [Read More]

Art Spotlight: Kitchen Test

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 02:57
Sketchfab member Happs created this kitchen scene and published it on Sketchfab. In this Art Spotlight, she talks about the creation of the design. Hey there, My name is Happs. I am very pleased to show you my process of creating the Kitchen Test scene. As simple as the name, this project started out with [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Developer Notes: August 2, 2015

Blender 3D News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 00:48
Here are the notes from today's meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Ton writes: 1) Upcoming 2.76 release OpenSubdiv: an essential fix was made by the Pixar team, we we can move on. (3.0.1 will be out soon). Unfortunately 3.0 has no UV texture support yet, will be in 3.1 later this year. For that reason Sergey [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to make Aged gold in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 00:00
Addicted to CG writes: in this video tutorial I am going to show you how to make an old gold material in Blender Cycles 2.74! Now an old gold material would be very useful in a lot of cases such as making an old house or anything similar to this. But it doesn't stop there. [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Virus DNA Injection

Blender 3D News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 00:00
Enrique writes: This is the cover of the April issue of Journal of Biological Chemistry. It represents the tail of a T7 Bacteriofage (a virus) injecting its DNA into a cell. Researchers are trying to understand how the process occurs because DNA is packaged at amazingly high pressure within the virus. It is still a [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Don’t stop the beat–more free drum loops for your music

Propellerheads News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 07:57

What’s the perfect follow-up to a week of drum loops? More. We're pretty sure there’s no such thing as too much drums.

Your new drummer

The aptly named Discover feed “Your new drummer” has been updated with a new batch of acoustic drum loops to get your creative juices flowing. Open them in Take or Reason and make music!

 

Figure drum loops

All melody and no time for drums? Check out this feed of Figure drum loops ready for use in Figure, Take or Reason.

Pop Beats

Kickstart your pop song with an instrumental loop! In the Pop Beats feed, we've shared some starting points for you to sing, play or build on.

Categories: Audio Production

Don’t stop the beat–more free drum loops for your music

Reason Refills - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 07:57

What’s the perfect follow-up to a week of drum loops? More. We're pretty sure there’s no such thing as too much drums.

Your new drummer

The aptly named Discover feed “Your new drummer” has been updated with a new batch of acoustic drum loops to get your creative juices flowing. Open them in Take or Reason and make music!

 

Figure drum loops

All melody and no time for drums? Check out this feed of Figure drum loops ready for use in Figure, Take or Reason.

Pop Beats

Kickstart your pop song with an instrumental loop! In the Pop Beats feed, we've shared some starting points for you to sing, play or build on.

Categories: Audio Production

Shpitz Audio releases Free FFT Processed Loops

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 02:26
Shpitz Audio has released Free FFT Processed Loops, which features 44 loops. The loops were made from environmental recordings that were processed using the CDP (composers desktop project). The [Read More]

Karoryfer releases free Shinyguitar sample library for Plogue Sforzando

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 00:07
Karoryfer Samples has released Shinyguitar, a free open source sample library for Plogue Sforzando. It features both electric and acoustic samples of an archtop guitar. Although such guitars [Read More]

Molecular addon explosions

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 00:00
Derek Barker is blowing up some cubes with PyroEvil's Molecular Addon.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

51 Blender Shortcuts you need to know

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 00:00
Thibault Houdon shows you 51 Blender shortcuts that will speed up your workflow. Blender has always been for me the best software in terms of speed and ease of use and that’s mostly true thanks to its incredible number of shortcuts. But that’s also something new user find quite difficult to learn. That’s why I [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

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