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Blender Sighting: Run The Jewels "No Save Point," Music video BTS

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 10:50
Zach Hixson writes: I was watching the BTS video of the new Run The Jewels Cyberpunk 2077 music video "No Save Point," (directed by Mike Diva) and saw some familiar nav icons towards the end See the full music video here:  

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Monocasual Laboratories release Giada 0.17.0 "Chupacabra" for Linux, Windows and macOS

Audio Freeware - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 10:14


Monocasual Laboratories has released Giada 0.17.0 codename "Chupacabra" for Windows, Linux and macOS.

Changes:
VST3 support, along with a better persistence mechanism...

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Video: Ultimaker 2+ Connect video

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 08:55
Hello Blender Community! My name is Kurt Drubbel and I wanted to share my experience using Blender for one of my latest projects. It was a leap of faith knowing I dropped my usual 3D software for it. I have been a 3D generalist for over 2 decades (3D Studio DOS to 3DS Max as [...]

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Modeling Buildings In Blender by Saqib Hussain!

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 06:50
ExpertMan writes: This tutorial is not only for beginners but also for the advanced users. In this tutorial you will not only learn creating building but also you will learn how to create modular buildings, windows, corner modular pieces, top modular pieces,entrance, baking normal maps and ambient occlusion map. You will also learn how you [...]

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Blender Developer Meeting Notes: November 16, 2020

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 04:45
Announcements Google Summer of Code “Grease Pencil Bezier editing” by Falk David was merged! Tuesday Talk (placeholder link for the upcoming meeting) Blender 2.91 bcon4 still planned for November, 18 (Wednesday). Focus on fixing/addressing/re-triaging high priority as soon as possible. Review status on Wednesday at 11:00 CET / UTC 10:00 n #blender-coders . New Features and Changes Blender [...]

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Nodevember 2020 Highlights: Time

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 02:40
We have just crossed the halfway mark on this year's Nodevember, and the nodemasters have already transcended the concept of (vector) space, pushing full steam ahead into this week's category, "Time"! Here are some of the ones that came closest to bringing me to tears: #Nodevember Day 11: Prehistoric I decided to make the mosquito [...]

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Make motion graphics intro in Blender - Neon text

Blender 3D News - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 00:35
garagefarm.net writes: A two-part Blender tutorial showing some cool and easy tips on how to make an epic motion graphics intro. Creating 3d text with animated edges with glowing neon material in cycles. This first part covers the creation of basic 3d text and shading it, extracting edges from the text object and changing them [...]

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How to Make Procedural Snow in Blender (Quick Tutorial)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 22:30
Ryan King Art writes: In this quick tutorial, we will be creating a Procedural Snow shader in Blender 2.9.

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How to create a Tiny Cabin in the Woods

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 13:05
Madquake writes: I LOVE Blender and it's philosophy. I've been working with this great software for years but I felt that something was missing... Working on cute models and amazing animations was for me mere virtuosity. I felt that I needed somehow to participate in the community, and what best occasion if not sharing what [...]

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Photorealistic Fancy Lamp (Blender Tutorial)

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 11:00
Ryan King Art writes: In this Blender tutorial, we will be creating this Photorealistic Fancy Lamp, in Cycles render.  

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Behind the Scenes: Bathroom

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 08:55
About My name is Dhananjay Sharma. I am a CGI artist and photographer. I am from India. I have been in this industry for the past 6 years. I have worked in companies like Sparrow Interactive, HBA International and currently, I am working at Deckor International 3D Rendering studio. I have achieved the title of [...]

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Stylized PBR Texturing with Substance Painter for Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 06:05
jayanam writes: In this video I show the workflow on how to export PBR textures from Substance Painter for the stylized Axe model that I created in previous tutorials and import them to the low poly meshes in Blender 2.9.

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Add your own Object Greeble Libraries in the Plating Generator [$]

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 04:45
markkingsnorth writes: You can now create your own object Greeble libraries that can be loaded into Blender, bundled in the latest Plating Generator add-on. You could even sell them on Blender Market if you wish. What is a greeble? A greeble or nurnie is a prominent detailing added to the surface of a larger object [...]

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The Best Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2020, week 47

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 02:40
Here's this weeks 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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This weeks recommended Blender Downloads

Blender 3D News - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 00:35
OnlineRender writes: Every week I search high and low for the best free downloads from the Blender community. here is the download list thanks for your time and take care. KPUT - Create materials from texture maps, with UDIM support (substance painter compatible) Pre-Release nCNC v0.6.2 Addon 52 Fingerprint alphas Alpha Brush Render File for [...]

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Blender 2.9 retopology for beginners

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 22:30
jayanam writes: Here is a new Blender2.9 retopology tutorial in which I use the poly build tool, snapping to faces and a shrinkwrap modifier to retopo the handle of the axe model that I sculpted in the previous part. To display the low poly retopo mesh above the highpoly mesh I use a free addon [...]

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Artists in Solidarity with Belarus – an Open Letter

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 12:33
Gleb Alexandrov writes: As artists and creators around the world, we join the people of Belarus in their demands. Sign the Petition!

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Tutorial - Sand on Hair Strands

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 11:00
Raz Freedman writes: It's been almost 6 years since my last tutorial, and so I decided to share a little technique that I used in my latest project "Moving Castle" - a procedural shader for adding sand on tips of hair strands. I'm not a nodes expert, but I started getting into it lately, and [...]

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Vector Displacement Introduction

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 08:55
Erin writes: Nodevember has been full of amazing shaders and an unprecedented about of complex vector displacement! From the outside, this technique looks like magic but it's actually very simple to achieve great results! In this tutorial you'll learn the basics building blocks to get going with vector displacement!

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Introduction to Animation Nodes in Blender 2.9

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 06:50
Jennifer Abbott writes: In this Blender tutorial for beginners you will be introduced to the animation nodes add-on that allows you to make animation and motion graphics - all within Blender 2.9. We begin by exploring the interface of the animation nodes add-on. Next, we look at the node tree. Then we explore an example [...]

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