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New Release of Flamenco - More Control

BlenderNation - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 1:25pm

The Blender Foundation's Flamenco render manager has just received an update that adds several features to give you more control over the workers. Sybren A. Stüvel writes: Today, a new version of Flamenco Manager and Worker (both versions 2.1.0) introduces more control over your Workers from the Flamenco Manager dashboard. You can now send Workers [...]

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How to Model a Compass [Tutorial]

BlenderNation - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:18am

Here's a nice beginner-level modeling tutorial by Jennifer Abbott. This is the first in a series for my latest course - 3D Low-Poly Game Modeling for Beginners. In this tutorial we will learn how to model a low-poly compass. ---------------------------------------- Jennifer S. Abbott is a digital/graphic designer who works across many design disciplines – including [...]

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The Crawling Shadows of Fearnmore - Trailer + breakdown

BlenderNation - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:21am

elbriga writes: Here is my latest personal project, The Crawling Shadows of Fearnmore - Trailer: I undertook this project with the following objectives: Experiment and establish a functional workflow for a AAA trailer production, including: preproduction and storyboarding, art direction, asset modeling, cloth simulation, texturing, rigging and skinning, grooming, animation, physics simulation, lighting, compositing, VFX, [...]

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Visualization of a bridge with Blender

BlenderNation - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 3:00am

Bark writes: Here is an interesting project, which we from QUADRAFLEX (Berlin) realized a few weeks ago (Nov. 2017) in cooperation with the restorer Dempwolf and the city of Hamburg. The aim was to visualize the Lobards Bridge in Hamburg as it might look after the upcoming restoration. The lighting design at night was also [...]

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Stirlingmotor Explainer Video

BlenderNation - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 9:15am

Nobby writes: A few years ago I see a nice Stirlingmotor in a video on Youtube. Dave shows how he has made this Motor and share the 2D-drawings. I thougt to build this motor too and started to design the motor in 3D-CAD. When I learn to use blender more and more, I try to [...]

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Add-on: TexTools for Blender

BlenderNation - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 7:10am

renderhjs writes: TexTools is a free addon for Blender with a collection of UV and Texture related tools. Back in 2009 I released the Original TexTools for 3dsMax. This is my first blender addon and it is at an early development phase. More features will be added in the future. Current features: Align Edge. Aligns [...]

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The Gaudi buildings of Skaldy

BlenderNation - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 5:05am

Madrid based Blender artist Skaldy recreated some of Gaudi's works including the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell.

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Personalized video - New year wishes

BlenderNation - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 3:00am

Belgium-based Pieter Mylle uses Blender to generate new year wishes for his clients. Hi all, This is a video template for B2B communication to wish clients a happy new year. Design & animation is done in Blender and After Effects. A batch render is used for personalization. Enjoy! Pieter Mylle

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Blender developers meeting notes - 2018-01-02

BlenderNation - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 1:36pm

Here are the notes from today's 18 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net ​#​blendercoders. Reminder: meetings are on Mondays now, next meeting is 8 Jan, 9 UTC (10 CET). This one was on Tuesday exceptionally due to the holidays. Dalai Felinto writes: 1) Blender 2.79a We expect a test build to be announced next week for people [...]

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25 Professional Titles for Blender [$]

BlenderNation - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 9:15am

This template by Jugaadanimation provides 25 configurable animated titles for your video projects. When I was freelancing, I realized that the client used to ask me to look for the music track, voice-over and sound-effects. This is in addition to the animation. Each client expected a “package” of services, which minimized their efforts. So, I [...]

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Blender projects in 2018 to look forward to

BlenderNation - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 7:10am

Ton Roosendaal gives an in-depth overview of the accomplishments of 2017 and his expectations of 2018: Eevee, Grease Pencil, Workflow & “Blender 101”, a new UI theme, Cycles, the Blender Game Engine and more! The blender.org project is very lucky with attracting talent –great developers working together with fantastic artists. It’s how Blender manages to stand [...]

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Blend4Web Release 17.12 adds PBR support

BlenderNation - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 5:05am

The Blend4Web team writes: The year 2017 is coming to an end, so it is time to present the final release of this year. It brings several important new features, major inner refactorings and fixes for a number of issues. First of all, Blend4Web now supports Principled BSDF node that basically brings PBR materials to [...]

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AssemblMe – LEGO Animation Made Easy [$]

BlenderNation - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 3:00am

Bricks Brought to Life writes: AssemblMe is an add-on for Blender that makes layer-by-layer animation efficient and non-destructive. Blender offers excellent physics and particle simulation tools, but when you've got a final resting place for your objects, you'll find yourself keyframing each object individually. AssemblMe provides an intuitive and efficient workflow for creating (and adjusting) [...]

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Blender Retopology Tips, Tricks & Addons

BlenderNation - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 2:08am

jayanam writes: This is a kind of sequel for my last Blender retopology video, in which is talk about some additional tips & tricks and the addons bsurfaces and F2.

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The Art of Charles Turner

BlenderNation - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 3:20pm

Enjoy the work of Charles Turner, Interior design specialist from London, United Kingdom.

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Blender Addon BSurfaces for Retopology

BlenderNation - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 12:15pm

jayanam writes: This is a short overview of the Blender addon BSurfaces for retopology.

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Join SculptJanuary to become a better sculptor

BlenderNation - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 9:10am

SculptJanuary, the yearly 31-day sculpting event, has started again! Each day, pick a new topic from the calendar and share your results on social media and Sketchfab with hashtag #SculptJanuary18. If you complete all 31 assignments you'll enter a raffle for some nice prizes. Enjoy! SculptJanuary18_01_Mouth & Nose by yunxizheng on Sketchfab

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2018, week 1

BlenderNation - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 9:10am

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! Heroine in the Snow Forest by Rui on Sketchfab ????? by Kodochigov Vitaliy on Sketchfab Old Man of the Mountain by JuanG3D on Sketchfab Altea by scot.doria on [...]

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An introduction to compositing nodes

BlenderNation - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 6:05am

Jam Network studio writes: Getting to grips with Blender's compositor can be a bit daunting, with so many nodes to choose from things can get confusing very quickly. In this series we will look at each individual node and explain how to use it and why. This first season looks at the Input node options. [...]

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Blender Shortcuts Map

BlenderNation - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 1:00am

Start your new year by printing out this shortcuts maps and putting it on your wall :)

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