Media Technology News
3D Tudor writes: Blender 2.8 How To Make Sci-fi Tank create Tracks & Animate Them Have you ever wanted to learn how to create tank tracks and animate them? Tanks are some of the most popular war machines and they are very popular among 3D modellers. This tutorial will show you how to create tank [...]
Kushiro writes: Now you can cut and slice your mesh into "solid pieces" easily by using Grid Modeler addon. In latest update of Grid Modeler, it has the functionality to Boolean Slice the mesh by drawn shapes directly. You can conveniently draw shapes on grids with perfect alignment and size, then cut it / slice [...]
Riccardo Bancone writes: This is the Breakdown a character for Unreal Engine that I created some time ago for the game Daymare: 1998, by Invader Studios. I was responsible for sculpting, retopology and texturing. I did the block-out in Blender, then continued the sculpting in Zbrush and back to Blender for retopo. I did the [...]
mv.artz writes: This is a follow-up post on a series for face rigs, we've seen how to set up this 2d face rig in Blender. This time around we use the existing face shapes to create a LED system for the eyes and mouth. Say you're working on a robot, this could be a cool [...]
25games writes: The Bevel function on curves is a very useful tool for creating a specific shape along a bezier curve in Blender 2.9 - So far I talked about round shapes but what is with rectangular curves? Sound strange but is very easy and cool! In this video I will give you a quick [...]
polygonrunway writes: New commentary tutorial! Let's learn some modeling hacks and create a fancy hammer in Blender 2.9
Joseph writes: Hey Blendernation! In this video I demo the new Nishita environment sky model in Blender 2.9. Nishita is the new system that allows you to procedurally adjust the sky and atmosphere with a crazy amount of control. Definitely a improvement. Hosek/Wilkie is still nice though. Let me know what you think in the [...]
Tosmo writes: In this video, I will show you how you can paint a stylized skin texture while accomplishing 100% of your texturing workflow in Blender. I'll go over the whole texturing process including normal baking, export, and material setup.
Function Loops has announced the release of Funky Disco and Slap House sample packs, plus that Fresh Vocal Hooks is now free for anyone.
Funky Disco ($17.90) is a new collection...
About me Hello there! My name is Alexander Bombelli (aka Scalix) and I am a 22-year-old German student in technical engineering. I have been using Blender as a hobby for probably the last ten years, mostly creating automotive models and every now and then a replica for some famous movie studio intros. And although up [...]
Redshift is the latest in a growing list of "industry-standard" renderers to join the roster of render engines with official blender support. Its latest 3.0.33 release brings with it the first public beta release of its long-awaited Blender plugin among a host of new features. pic.twitter.com/bP9hfvnk0D — Riley Brown (@rileybrown3d) November 17, 2020 While the [...]
Thomas Latvys writes: In this tutorial, you'll learn how to easily model a 3D emoji using the shrink wrap modifier.
TBProAudio has announced the release of dpMeter v5.0, which now uses a new graphics backend for smoother GUI scaling.
New features and enhancements:
3DVision writes: Car-Rig Pro 2.1 is now available, A test version is now available for only 1$, this version gives you an overview of 30% of the possibilities of the rig, so you can choose to get the full version after this test. Car-Rig Pro is the only Rig that offers automatic centrifugal force, automatic [...]
Every week, hundreds of artists share their work on the Blender Artists forum. I'm putting some of the best work in the spotlight in a weekly post here on BlenderNation. NEW FORMAT! I finally managed to find an efficient workflow to add the title + link to each image in the gallery. Enjoy :)
garagefarm.net writes: In this second tutorial of the motion graphics in Blender mini-series DJ shows how to create a simple but cool spying glass intro. First explaining the creation of 3d text in blender and its topology issues (yes Blender text tools need a lot of love from the devs) and showing a workaround trick [...]
MeldaProduction has updated plugins to 14.12, an important update that comes up with several improvements, new features and fixes.
Mainly, this update adds a new "Intelligent...
Paul Caggegi writes: Hi BlenderNation! In this follow-up tutorial to this series, I walk through leveraging the power of the compositor to better bring together 3D comic shaded assets, and 2D Grease Pencil elements for a polished, finished image.
TheGiven writes: Use these dirty little secrets to avoid ever figuring out seams, ever again!
Facebook has just joined the Blender Development Fund as a corporate level sponsor! Facebook was already developing tools to integrate Blender as a content creation tool in their Spark AR workflow. The addon allows for quick export of models made in Blender into their Spark AR platform via glTF. Welcome @Facebook to the Blender Development [...]