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In Session Audio Fruit Shake available for free until November 24th, 2020

Audio Freeware - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 12:18


Designed for the free Kontakt Player platform, Fruit Shake by In Session Audio is available again for free through Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

With four fruit-shaped shakers...

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MeldaProduction updates all their plugins to v14.11

Audio Freeware - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 12:15


MeldaProduction has updated their plugins to version 14.11. It is an important update which comes up with several improvements, new features and fixes. It is recommended to install this...

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Character Rigging Quick Tip! Transferring Armature Weight Paints (The Quick and Nasty Way!!)

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 11:00
Dikko writes: I dunno about you but I like to avoid weight painting in blender at all costs. Here's just one of many methods you can try to avoid ripping your hair out.

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Iconem Uses Blender to Create Cultural Experiences on Heritage at Risk

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 08:55
Iconem was created to offer an answer to the destruction of built cultural heritage around the world. Indeed, Yves Ubelmann, the co-founder and CEO of the startup is an architect trained in the survey of historical sites across the Middle East and Central Asia. Prior to the creation of Iconem, he worked across various countries [...]

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How to model pencils in Blender 2.9, beginner step by step tutorial and freebie models

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 06:50
[email protected] writes: A step by step beginner tutorial in Blender 2.9, modelling several different kinds of pencils. This is a slow-paced video lesson which includes details and explanations on how to approach classic solid modelling issues. Included is the Blender 2.9 project file as a freebie.

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Best of Blender Artists: 2020, week 45

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 04:10
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. Demon Girl  Mother Brain - Captain N  Devil  Duel at Dawn  Winter Wind - Sculpting  Eternal War  Oreo Product Viz  When your birthday coincides with [...]

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This Weeks Recommended Free Blender Downloads

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 02:40
OnlineRender writes: Every week I curate the best free downloads, I deep dive into the fascinating world of blender add-ons, scripts and resources. Researching sites such as Gumroad, Blendernation, BlenderArtists, Github and more... Additionally I also recommend the best tutorials from the week in a seperate video.

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Blender Code Quality Day

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 00:56
Dalai Felinto just made a Blog Post on the Blender Developer's Blog, celebrating the 10th iteration of the Blender Code Quality Day, and taking this opportunity to outline some of the successes of the program. Read the blog post: https://t.co/SwEauaSwgF #b3d #DevFund — Blender Developers (@BlenderDev) November 5, 2020 The program was started in February [...]

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Blender for parametric modeling book available in PDF [$]

Blender 3D News - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 00:35
Allan Brito writes: After a lengthy review process for one of the highest-rated books from Blender 3D Architect, we are proud to announce an update to our "Blender for parametric modeling" book. The title is now available as a downloadable PDF. The contents work with both Blender 2.9 and 2.83 LTS. What do you learn [...]

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Lbug November 9 online meetup, call for future speakers

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 23:57
3DKEV writes: In these times of uncertainty and partial isolation, we would like to do our bit towards keeping the communal chin up; in this case, the community being Blender users and admirers everywhere (and we do mean everywhere - one of the silver linings of the epidemic). For this reason, we want to revert [...]

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Stan Smith Walkthrough

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 13:05
Hello my name is Ricky Purnell and I am a 3D artist and thought I would share my workflow that helped me create my latest work, hoping it will help others in the future. The Sole The first thing I like to start with is the Sole of the shoe. This part is always the [...]

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Intro to Materials with Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 11:00
Luis Roach writes: Learn the basics of material setup with Blender using the Principled Shader. We will create plastic, metal, glass, wood and more. Take a look!

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Introducing Quick Arch [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 08:55
Lucky Kadam writes: Hello Blender World, Ever modeled a building and wished for a button that will add a door? Or a button to add stairs or roof? We have got you covered. Quick Arch is a blender add-on that provides such one button solutions to all architectural needs. Just select the wall face and [...]

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Generating Color Mask Renders In Blender (+ Photoshop Masking Tips)

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 06:50
Christina Myrvold writes: This week on POLYCOSM we'll be demonstrating two ways of creating color mask renders in Blender, and how to use specific tools in Photoshop to easily mask-select a whole color block, and what sort of uses this might have. "Generating Color Mask Renders In Blender (+ Photoshop Masking Tips)": Happy Blending!  

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Zen UV for Blender [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 04:45
SergeyTyapkin writes: Zen UV is not just a set of tools, it is ready to use pipeline for fast creating UV’s in Blender. It represents an intuitive system created by professionals and refined in real projects. Enjoy this experience with us! Main Features Smart Zen Unwrap Operator to mark selected edges/faces as Seams and/or Sharp [...]

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Cycles Performance Improvements for CPU + GPU renders

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 02:40
Lukas Stockner just committed a patch implementing tile-stealing to Cycles, improving render performance on CPU + GPU renders. Some commits not only bring performance boosts, they even sound badass. "Tile Stealing" What a word! :D And should be great for CPU+GPU rendering. Thanks Lukas! https://t.co/ZzLRKqpdRh #b3d — Sebastian König (@s_koenig) November 1, 2020 Tile stealing [...]

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Pastelini - Pastel Painting Eevee Shader [$]

Blender 3D News - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 00:35
Darth Shader writes: Blender is going crazy good with NPR stylized renders, so I made this pastel shader for you guys, to test the limits of 2D looking CGI. It remakes your scene into a colorful pastel painting super fast, you just slap it on your models, choose the color, play a bit with the [...]

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Stylized Wood with Blender and Substance Painter

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/04/2020 - 22:30
jayanam writes: In this video tutorial jayanam is exporting a high and low poly mesh from Blender 2.9 to Substance Painter to create a stylized wood material. For this he combines 3 materials with different brown tones on the layer stack for color variation, highlighting the curvature and darkening the cavities.

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Blender 2.92 Trim Tools: New Sculpting Features

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/04/2020 - 13:05
jayanam writes: Here is a new sculpting features video for Blender 2.92 in which I show the Trim tools, new brushes for boolean operations in sculpt mode.  

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KIT OPS BATCH finally here [$]

Blender 3D News - Wed, 11/04/2020 - 11:00
Chipp Walters writes: Hey everyone, the team has been working on this one for a long time-- and we're finally happy to announce: KIT OPS BATCH helps convert existing assets into KPACKS. Includes Thumbnail generator, export from .blend, import OBJ, creates decals from PNGs and much more.

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