Jan van den Hemel writes: Rendering viewport animations is quick, and is an essential step before rendering in final quality. It allows you to judge the animation, and the timing of the camera moves. This quick tip shows you how to do it in Blender 2.8.
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Dion Moult writes: Radiance is a light simulation tool that can be used to render photometrically accurate images invented in 1985. It was the birthplace of many of the concepts we use today, such as normal maps, the HDR format, and exposure control. Radiance is not often used for photorealistic and qualitative rendering, and instead [...]
marcotronic writes: In this short video I'm showing you a way to change views in Blender 2.8 lightning fast (e.g. top, side, front etc...) without having to let go off your mouse or lifting your left hand from your keyboard where it usually sits for the keys involved in the main navigation.
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cgxev writes: Hello good Blender folk, Here I want to post a free shader called DustShaderZ. Enter 0 dollars and receive the link to the shader in your mail. Append the shader group into your scene and have fun!
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. Automated Space Greenhouse Concept Art - Guard (Cycles 2.8) This is my recent work. I want honest critiques! PlayStation Interior design Tree On Table Birth [...]
Pierre Schiller writes: This video tutorial will show user from other 3d packages how to create custom AOVs for rendering layers on Blender when you want to create custom anime shader passes. If you´re an experienced user, jump to minute 15. The key ingredient is creating a SHADER and overriding the scene by separating elements [...]
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Jan van den Hemel writes: This is a quick tip about rotating the viewport in an alternative way.
Danny Mac writes: Spent a good while working on this so I hope its useful! It's primarily aimed at people looking to jump to Blender 2.8. It's also a remake of my old eye tutorial (works with EEVEE). The accompanying PDF can be downloaded here.
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jayanam writes: This is a new Blender 2.8 video in which I show a trick for dynamic topology sculpting and smooth edges for hardsurface models.
Markom3D writes: I have started moving into the 3D printing space, using my skills with Blender. Here is a one of 3D models that I create, and then 3D print.
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Greg Zaal writes: Just noticed today that there are now over 300 HDRIs on hdrihaven.com :) Thanks to continued and amazingly consistent support from Patrons, there are now a handful of us publishing high quality HDRIs twice every week. You can see (and download) them here - there are no silly email forms, account systems, [...]
SouthernShotty writes: A quick explainer of 3 methods to make tileable textures! Comment below with your ideas for future tips/tutorials! Tag me in your work and I might share it! Follow for more tips and tricks on Instagram: @southernshotty
Brandon Hix writes: This Saturday, June 8th at 11 am CST (GMT-5), Brandon Hix and Alberto Cordero will be teaming up on behalf of The Orange Guild to bring you a live workshop on how to get started with Blender 2.8. The workshop will be live, we'll go for about four hours, and cover how [...]
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Jan van den Hemel writes: This is a workflow for making balloon text.
Background Hi! My name is Peter Sandbacka, and I make 3D art as a hobby. Being able to make anything in 3D has always interested me but the steep learning curve and the difficult GUI in any 3D modeling program made it hard to get started. It wasn’t until Blender 2.5 beta came along with [...]
3DSinghVFX writes: I have added two new nodes for grease pencil in animation nodes which will allow you to assign a new material/materials to grease pencil object and also allow you to control the material color with animation nodes. I have updated the "grease pencil object node" and Material-Instancer Node. I have made a butterfly [...]
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Erik Selin writes: When revisiting older projects or when you just recently moved a project file, you may have come across the pink color for texture, promptly letting you know something is missing. Not a pretty sight. Since I recently started to sort out my old archive, I started to use this simple but effective [...]
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Vilem Duha writes: We are happy to announce that the community-built BlenderKit database now offers over 1000 assets. All are ready to drag & drop in Blender in the Add-on. Until now, over 60 creators uploaded: 330+ free materials 90+ free brushes 100+ free models 500+ models in the Standard plan Without any login, you [...]
Jan van den Hemel writes: Ah, the default cube. Our unsung hero. How about we make it a little bit more comfortable? With a diamond tufting pattern, say? If you can spare one minute, I'll show you how.
Isabelle Grandguillot writes: Meet Nina and Alex, the new Blender rigs, ready to be animated! They include animation friendly controllers and pickers, IK/FK switching and snapping, clothes and hair variations, easy color modification. Available for Blender 2.79 and 2.8.