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This is the first release that previews the new Generic Graphics Library (GEGL) which is built entirely on a node-based system. As such, it already offers a number of improvements: 16/32bit per color channel processing Basic OpenEXR support On-canvas preview for many filters Experimental hardware-accelerated rendering and processing via OpenCL Higher-quality downscaling There are many [...]
Brandon Wright writes: I hope to release a new episode every month starting with this one. For anyone whose enjoyed the show up until this point, thank you, and I'm excited for you to see what is coming next!
Senad Korjenić writes: This collection of lowpoly stones will help everybody to make their nature scenes a little more realistic. There are 40 different looking models and the materials change randomly for every stone. All stones in your image will look a little bit different and that's exactly how they are in real life, right?
Are you ready for another weekend challenge? CG Cookie is sponsoring us again - the winner will receive one month of Citizen Access. Thanks guys! Rogier, who won last weekend's challenge, picked our new topic: 'The Wrong Tool for the Job'. I think it guarantees some funny/interesting situations :) Rogier also created the image for [...]
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If you've been debating if you should get a CG Cookie subscription, then now's the time! For the next three days you can get a 25% discount. Now through Cyber Monday invest in 12 months of Citizen access for less than the price of 8 months. We are offering a massive 25% off a Yearly [...]
Dan Brown writes: Hey everyone, Just a little shameless self-promotion, here. Have been busy with some stuff, lately, but I wanted to put out a show reel because that seems to be the right thing to do! This represents some of the work I've done over the past year (or so). It's not absolutely the [...]
The Blender Market is offering a 25% discount on 100 selected products from today until Monday.
Easily add greeble to your objects with this free add-on by Albertofx. GreebleFX enables you to add greeble to your objects. You can make your custom greeble on objects or make greeble based off object faces.
cfirwin3 writes: This is a comprehensive tutorial on the topic of rigging, rotoscoping, rendering and compositing stable and unstable lightsaber blades from the viewport and video sequence editor.
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The Blender.org e-shop is having a big sale on their training DVDs: all DVDs are 50% off until December 6. In addition, a bundle of 8 DVDs (see image below) has an 80% discount if you order before December 1.
Johanes Chendra presents his NPR animation project Gamatora. Hi all, I would like to share my work made with Blender, an anime style- short film. My goal is to create 3D animation that looks like anime (Japanese animation). When freestyle came to Blender, I thought it would be possible to make such animation. Thanks to [...]
Olivier Derop did an awesome projection mapping production on a print (and not on a building as these projects usually do). Very cool. Abyss is a video mapping made with blender. The idea is to turn two dimensional shapes into three dimensional objects. Do a Blender composition without shader, with an "add" ambiant occlusion and [...]
The Blender Institute team has started a podcast where we can learn more about what's happening in Amsterdam. Leave your questions for the next episode on the Blender Cloud blog (link below). We had a great time recording this, thanks for your questions! Please tell us what you think about this and ask us more [...]
Athanyse's Flower Pack offers 13 ready to use flower models. In archviz, nature is becoming more and more essential. Every buildings need a cool green nature environnement to be more appealing. Every modern living rooms need plants and vases to seam more restfull. And every houses need a garden. But a garden also needs flowers. [...]
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David Andrade writes: Hi Blender friends! We've got a new episode of Ray & Clovis for our North American friends! It's Thanksgiving and DJ Ray the Iguana is getting into the holiday spirit by taking calls from thankful listeners until... :)
William writes: 3D-Station shares two manhole cover textures. Made with 123D Catch and Bitmap2Material of Allegorithmic. Textures: Base color, normal map, roughness, bump, height map and mask. Size: 4096*4096.