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ANCIENT ROME Animation in Blender 2.9

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 04:45
Julien writes: A new 3D & VFX Blender 2.9 animation rendered in Cycles about Ancient Rome Empire. In the south of Greece, two armies of legions fighting until death or victory... The Artwork By using the new features of Blender 2.90, I wanted to update my workflow, in order to combine 3d render sequences with [...]

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Performance Improvements: Lattice Deform and Cycles

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 02:40
Blender's performance is always improving thanks to the steadfast efforts of its developers and contributors, now bolstered by two new optimization commits, heavily increasing performance. Cycles: Multithreaded export of geometry This commit, courtesy of Nicholas Lelong and Jagannadhan Ravi, improves the performance in scene synchronization by making it multithreaded. The biggest performance improvements are in [...]

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SampleScience announces Gorilla Bass plugin for Windows and Mac

Audio Freeware - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 01:00


SampleScience announces the release of Gorilla Bass, a plugin to create Reese basslines. Gorilla Bass comes in two flavors: Free and Pro. The Free version has 15 sounds while the Pro version...

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Instagram Render Competition

Blender 3D News - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 00:35
Blender Daily writes: Together with @blender.share I managed to organize a render competition on Instagram with prizes worth more than $1000 in total! Check out the post on Instagram to see what you can win and learn how to participate. We are looking forward to see your submissions! https://www.instagram.com/p/CHlJDVRD0mX/

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Easily Rig any Character

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 22:30
PolygonIsland writes: In this video I show how to easily rig any character using Mixamo's auto-rigger.

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'How to Install Blender Addons in 20 Seconds' - The Musical

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 13:05
Right, we can finally stop every add-on video with a 'how to install add-ons' because yogyog has you covered 😂 yogyog writes: Is the tutorial for your awesome add-on taking altogether far too long telling you how to install it? How does 20 seconds sound? This is released under a Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 [...]

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Updated Render Window Feature Request | Time to Vote!

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 11:00
Karim Joseph writes: Following the very productive discussion on the first video, here is the updated feature request, with 5 new features suggested by the community. It is now time to go vote on right-click select. Thank you very much to everyone who participated in the discussion. It was very interesting and constructive! Your feedback [...]

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BlenderKit 2nd Birthday (20% off) [$}

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 08:45
Vilem Duha writes: BlenderKit is now two years old. It’s a real thrill and you are all invited to celebrate with us. We wanted to share with you some info about our service. Over 370 artists uploaded assets to our website. A big team indeed! The artists uploaded over 5,000 assets. Over 57% of these [...]

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Creating the Netflix Logo Animation in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 06:50
Raghav Venkat writes: Hey gang, in this tutorial I'll show you how to create Netflix Logo Animation in Blender. Contents and Concepts: Introduction - Output Overview - Planning Project Setup Modelling - Logo Text Lighting Setup Stage 1 Camera Setup Lighting Setup Stage 2 Modelling - Logo Rework Lighting Setup Stage 2 Cleanup and Animation [...]

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Dyntopo Detail Size Edit Operator - Sculpt Mode

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 04:45
Sculpting wizard Pablo Dobarro is never away from the Blender Development news cycle for too long, and here he is back at it again with his new Dyntopo Detail Size Edit operator. https://dev-files.blender.org/file/data/xk3ugknsicvsyzo2a2v7/PHID-FILE-pmhwrftcy7mytz2utalz/2020-10-27_00-19-23.mp4This new operator works similarly to the "Voxel Size Edit" operator for the voxel remesher, where it allows for the editing of the [...]

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Grid Modeler sale [$]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 02:40
kushiro writes: Hello! I am Kushiro. :) Grid Modeler is a grid based tool for create mesh on top of another face easily. You can draw any shapes on the grid plane, then create new face / or boolean cut to it. You have all the shape tool : rotate, copy and paste, flip, scale, [...]

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Blender Secrets e-book update! [$, promoted]

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 01:58
Jan van den Hemel writes: Hi all! I updated my Blender Secrets e-book again, so if you were already a customer you can go to to your Gumroad or Blendermarket account to download it for free. If you haven't got it already, now is a good time! It's 1067 pages of tips and tutorials that [...]

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Win with Blender52's Week 47 Theme "Happiness"

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 01:51
TheGiven writes: Want to win a copy of Creative Shrimps's Hard-surface rigging course? All you need to do is submit a render for Blender52's Week 47 (16th-22nd Nov) Theme "Happiness". Blender52 is a community geared around helping amateur and pro artists stay motivated through the 52 weeks of the year with weekly prompts. In order [...]

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Making a Dyson AM07 Tower Fan with Non-Destructive Modeling

Blender 3D News - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 00:35
ChrisP writes: In this tutorial series we will model a Dyson designer fan using non-destructive techniques from start to finish including scene setup and materials. DOWNLOAD the .blend file from patreon.com/chrisp and use it in your interior renderings! Part 1 - Base Top: Part 2 - Base Stand Part 3 - Base Motor Part 4 [...]

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Preserve Shape with Sharp Corners in hard surface modelling.

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 22:30
Koumis writes: Using BIender 'll show you a simple way you can maintain the shape of your sub surfed model and add extrusion and have sharp corners on that extrusion.

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How to create a simple 2d face rig in blender (2020 update)

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 14:02
mv.artz writes: This is an update on how to create a simple face rig for your characters in Blender. I've been using this setup for a couple of years now and found a few extra tweaks to make the face rig extra animator friendly. In freelance work, but also in the studio I work for, [...]

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BlenderBIM Add-on & IfcOpenShell Toolkit is a BuildingSMART Awards 2020 Winner!

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 11:00
Dion Moult writes: The BlenderBIM Add-on extends Blender to provide features used by architects, engineers, and the construction industry. These features range from producing CAD drawings, to doing building physics simulations, to generating facility management registries from a building information database. Lendlease (a construction and property development firm) and Cox Architecture (an architecture firm) have [...]

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Behind the Scenes: FlynnEastwood's Inktober 2020

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 08:55
Greetings everyone! My name is Antoine but some might know me as FlynnEastwood. I’m a 3D artist from Montreal, Canada and graduated in the field of 3D creation using Maya/3ds MAX. Soon after, I made the switch to Blender when working in a small studio and since then, I never looked back. I’ve worked for [...]

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Creating and Rigging A Star Wars Droid In Blender

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 06:50
CBaileyFilm writes: In this tutorial I go over the basics of rigging. I explain how bones work and we walk through the process of weight painting and binding our mesh to the bones. Then we dive into inverse kinematics and I explain how it works and demonstrate how to use it. By the end of [...]

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Best of Blender Artists: 2020, week 46

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 05:23
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. Pilot Helmet: Dog Head “Unique Homeowners”, C&C is welcome! Alien Market Space Cadet The Bad Beginning Spacepunk spaceship Interior Attached :cherries: Sinosauropteryx prima Screwscape Ape [...]

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