The Blender Animation studio has started a new short open project, directed by Hjalti Hjalmarsson! As part of the creation process of the Rain character rig, the animation team at the Blender Animation Studio has been performing a number of tests and animation exercises to validate its functionality. During one of these tests, Hjalti laid [...]
p2design writes: In this video I will show you how you can achieve appealing animation rapidly by keeping your rig as simple as possible. I will be using straight forward and layered animation workflow to achieve this, and also some space switching tips. Hope you will like it. Video: Full timelapse:
DECODED writes: Hello again BlenderNation! In this video, I'll walk you through the steps I took to recreate a photo of a metro station in Blender 2.81. This is a beginner to intermediate tutorial that most users should be able to easily follow. It covers the whole creation process from modeling to texturing and rendering [...]
For the first time ever, an official Blender Conference is hosted in the USA! Join them in Los Angeles on June 1 and 2. Calls for participation are now open too.
Lumeo writes: Over Stimulated' is set in the year 2042. Given the exponential growth in technological consciousness (A.I.) and theoretical asteroid mining rig designs being drastically improved every year and not to mention games including asteroid mining and shaping the aesthetics of them for future engineers to reference from when creating the perfect asteroid miner [...]
OnlineRender writes: Originally popularized by the artist Lee Griggs, I replicate the effect in Blender... there is several different methods for creating this visual however simply instancing on vertices delivers quick and great results. Thanks and take care.
Jan van den Hemel writes: The new Blender has an hugely improved Cloth functionality. One cool value to play with is "Pressure". It allows us to create these kind of balloon-like fonts.
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jayanam writes: Here is a Blender 2.8 modeling tutorial for absolute beginners. We will create 3 simple objects, a box, a vase and a room - and although this is a beginner video I am using shortcut keys, cause I think it's very important to learn these as soon as possible.
Jeff writes: Adding crown molding in blender can be tricky. Luckily, you can learn some great tricks in this tutorial on adding crown molding quickly in Blender.
ChrisP writes: In this video I show you how to use the new "find shortest path" node of the free add-on "Animation Nodes" in Blender 2.8x! Tip: If Blender crashes during rendering with AN "Auto Execution" enabled, check my tips at https://chrisp.zone
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benvurlod writes: I've made this tutorial to give you some keys to make your projects using Eevee, the real-time rendering engine available since Blender 2.8. This engine does not replace Cycles but allows you to work in a more fluid way if you don't have a computer with powerful calculation capabilities on the graphics card. [...]
szczuro writes: There will be 4th meeting of Bydgoszcz Blender User Group in next week (24.02.2020). The topic is Procedural Materials. More information about the event on Facebook.
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Jamesy writes: Why should you help us create render farm software? With the advent of eevee and hardware accelerated ray tracing, surely render farms (and distributed rendering) are outdated in 2020? Yet the numbers show that rendering is still an issue, especially for the cycles engine. Since blender 2.80 launched we've had the highest growth [...]
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mrcheebs writes: Simply enabling and running the cell fracture addon is easy - but the numerous settings give us a lot of fidelity. This video goes over all the settings for the cell fracture addon, and how to use it for a rigid body simulation!
Ian Hubert is back with a not-so-lazy Blender tutorial.
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3D Artist Ilya Kalyagin was given a film camera by a friend. Here he shares how he recreated the camera in digital 3D using Blender and Substance Painter. Ilya writes: Photography is my second hobby. In addition to digital photography, I tried many times to shoot with film, but each time I put it off...until [...]
Announcements User Interface team workshop 2 days end of the week (William Reynish will be at the Blender HQ) Los Angeles Blender Conference call for content . Coffee Run project announced by the Blender Animation Studio / Blender Cloud. New .blend demo files available , developers to get them for internal testing. LANPR development will [...]
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jayanam writes: This is a quick hair beginner tutorial for Blender 2.8 in which I explain the very basics for getting started with Hair particle systems step by step. I show how to create a hair emitter, which are the main settings and then how to edit the hair using different brushes. In the end [...]
Jan van den Hemel writes: Sliding vertices along an edge is convenient, but what if there's no more edge to slide along? Check out this short tutorial for the answer!
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Egneva Designs writes: One-hour video about making a minimalist girl's bedroom. It will help you gain a better perspective on Interior visualization using Blender 2.8x.