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Nova Sound releases "Free Art CSB" Sound Pack

Audio Freeware - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 09:00


Nova Sound has released Free Art CSB.

Inspired by The Sound Spotlight interview series, Free Art CSB includes a free instrumental produced by @ChillSmittyXBeats and is available...

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How to create curved slices in under 2 minutes | Blender Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:55

CGLife writes: How's it going everyone, in today's tutorial I show you how to create these cool looking Sci-Fi/hard surface curved slices. This technique is very easy and quick yet looks very nice on your models.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Bender Blender Grease Pencil Face Test

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 06:50

Level Pixel Level writes: Hello, this is my latest attempt at a 2D style cutout face in Blender using grease pencil. You can download the project files here. For this test, I implemented a full character turn around on a dial. This is similar to how Flash cutout characters are created. I also wanted to [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Developers Meeting Notes: September 21, 2020

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 04:45

Announcements 2.90.1  planned for Wednesday September 23, 2020. The fixes are already ported. For any showstopper contact  Jeroen Bakker  directly on #blender-coders . USD NVidia kick-off meeting  ASAN is now supported for macOS developers  Tuesday Talks  - modules to pre-fill this week’s upcoming notes . New Features and Changes Blender 2.91 User Interface Properties Editor (notes ) (video :cinema: ) ( Hans Goudey ) [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Create Beards & Hair in Blender

Blender 3D News - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 02:40

Martin Klekner writes: Hello everybody, with this video I am starting a new series, where I will show you my approach to making hair and beards in Blender. I use this process regularly on my project Heroes of Bronze :-) Cheers, Martin

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Secrets - Pixelated Renders in Eevee

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 22:30

Jan van den Hemel writes: To achieve a retrogame-like pixelated render with Eevee you can use the Pixelate node in the Compositor. This video explains.  

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Create a Procedural Escalator in Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:00

Dimitar P. writes: Let's explore how we can generate an escalator just once and for all. Why? Because it's procedural, and easily adjustable :) Useful for any type of architectural scenes, game scenes, anything really.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Behind the Scenes: Aki's Sims House

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 08:55

About Hello, my name is Ângelo Fernandes and I’m a 3D artist from Portugal. My first steps in 3D happened around 8 years ago. I had experience with photography and graphic design and I wanted to experiment with a different medium. 3D always felt like a more complete platform, but at the same time, it [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Music Video: Heart Of The Machine

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 06:50

Carel De Winter writes: This video is about a year old, and was done using 2.8 while it was still in the alpha stage, I had intended to put it on Blendernation at the time, but found myself undergoing, emergency surgery, and the video somewhat fell through the cracks. As I said 2.8 was still [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The Best Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2020, week 38

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 04:45

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!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender 2.91 - Emission Strength added to principled BSDF node

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 02:40

Emission strength was finally added to the principled BSDF node in both Cycles and EEVEE, resolving a small but potent paper cut. emission strength was added to Principled BSDF https://t.co/dBgMwUKwp7#b3d — Iyad Ahmed (@cgonfire) September 18, 2020 Previously, the principled BSDF node only had an emission color attribute. This forced the user to use workarounds [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

MAAT releases GŌN - Free Audio Visualization Plug–in

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 01:42


MAAT has released GŌN, a goniometer or "phase scope" for audio. It's lightweight, highly customizable and, for macOS folks, it's a Universal Binary 2.

A free, universal visualization...

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Upcoming iMeshh products in this Interior Arch-Vis Animation [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:35

Kris Hill writes: Hey everyone, I've been busy making some new products for iMeshh.com and wanted to make a full-blown animation with the new products. This was great fun to put together and took 142 days cumulative hours render time using Sheepit render farm. (only 1 week in my time). A huge thanks to everyone [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Sculpt Mode Improvement: Lock HDRI Rotation in LookDev

Blender 3D News - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:35

Pablo “New Feature Master” Dobarro has just added a patch allowing to lock the rotation of HDRIs in Material Preview while in Sculpt Mode. This features comes as an option that, when toggled, rotates the HDRI to follow the view rotation. You can now lock the HDRI rotation in Material Preview to the view. With [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Nils Schneider releases free Nils' K1v Kawai K1 emulation for macOS and Linux

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:00


Nils Schneider has announced that Nils' K1v, the Kawai K1 emulation plugin is now available for additional platforms:
Mac OS is now supported with 64-bit plugins in both VST &...

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Nils Schneider releases Nils' K1v - Kawai K1 VSTi

Audio Freeware - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:00


Nils' K1v, the Kawai K1 emulation plugin is now available for additional platforms:
Mac OS is now supported with 64-bit plugins in both VST & AU formats. For Linux, there are...

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Hardsurface Sculpting with Blender and 3DCoat

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 22:30

jayanam writes: In this Blender and 3D Coat tutorial I show how to use these tools for hardsurface sculpting / modeling and adding details using stencils. I also demonstrate the Cut Off tool in 3D Coat for difference boolean operations with radial symmetry.

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to build a machine and piston

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 13:05

pavla writes: In this episode of CG Cookie's YouTube series "Let's Build it in Blender", learn with Chunck how to take a robotic mesh and develop a robust rig using Inverse Kinematics and Constraints!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Particle system and Force Fields | Card Magic Animation In Blender (Part 2)

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 11:00

the_infinites writes: In part 2 of the card magic animation series, we're gonna be messing around with the particle system as well as a lot of force fields to achieve our final effect. So if you're new to force fields and particle system or haven't even worked with them, then this tutorial is perfect for [...]

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Head sculpting tutorial series

Blender 3D News - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 08:55

DevilPeace Arts writes: I tried explaining everything I do while sculpting. Overdrawing the shapes and slowly brushing to create the head. Spited video in few parts so the viewer can have a short break and process information with every part ! Playlist:  

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