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Space VFX Elements : The Ultimate Guide To Creating The Galaxy In Blender. Have you ever wanted to be a sci-fi filmmaker?

Space VFX Elements : The Ultimate Guide To Creating The Galaxy In Blender

Create your own Star Wars fan fiction in Blender? Or just add a jaw-dropping space render to your portfolio? Creating artistically pleasing space phenomena can be tricky. Quasars, gas giants, nebulae and black holes - these things can make you and your computer suffer...NO LONGER! After watching this video course you’ll be ready to create even the most complex space phenomena in Blender.INSTRUCTORSAidy Burrows - Artist, Overly Optimistic, Lead Instructor at CG Masters.netGleb Alexandrov - Founder of the Creative Shrimp Website, Caffeinated ArtistWHAT'S INSIDE?

BlenderBrit – Free Tutorials for Blender. How NOT to make normal maps from images or photos. Normal Map Creation in The GIMP. To create a normal map using GIMP, download the Normalmap plugin, installing it per the instructions in the readme file.

Normal Map Creation in The GIMP

Tip:The plugin can also be used to create dudv and height maps Place the windows in a useful way After restarting GIMP, open a copy of the texture you want to create a normal map for and click: Filters → Map → Normalmap... Before starting, you should click the 3D Preview and place it next to the normalmap window. GIMP: Texture Normal Map Tutorials – Specular Spectacular. So, you want to learn more about how materials – that’s normal maps and specularity maps in addition to the regular textures, which will now be called “diffuse,” will work when Second Life enables the new features.

GIMP: Texture Normal Map Tutorials – Specular Spectacular

Well, they’re a way to add eye-popping detail, if you do it right. When the shiny part happens, it’s pretty spectacular. The tutorial from TheGameCreators.com was my original starting point for a Second Life-specific tut on how to create the extra textures using GIMP that can be used to add depth and shine to objects inworld once the new Materials Project viewer is released (and all the other third party viewers can show the work they’ve already done).

The adventures of LollypopMan. Hey guys!

The adventures of LollypopMan

, we’ll I’ve been personally talking to Jacques Lucke and he has been helping me understand Animation Nodes and I’m committed to share everything I learn from him in little tutorials that will help us out building a community of users that will benefit from this powerful addon. Below there is the written tutorial as well. The problem: Blender Python. Master of Rigging. 45 Epic Blender Tutorials. Rigging Blender Blog. Norman Rig for Blender by Ivo Grigull Released under license: creative commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported Please use a Blender revision that is greater than or equal to 34624.

Rigging Blender Blog

The addons/scripts used by the rig do not work with the official 2.56 build from the blender website. Download the rig only, for Blender 2.57 To install, extract the directories to 2.57/scripts/addons inside the blender-folder. Blender Overview For Maya Users and Beginners « annex2nothing.com. Okay maybe not the snappiest of titles but I think it does convey the overall thrust of what will be covered here.

Blender Overview For Maya Users and Beginners « annex2nothing.com

This video and written series will aim to cover the basics of Blender aimed primarily but not exclusively at Maya users from a modelling/Texturing/UVing perspective. The material here is presented in an inclusive and wide enough way so as to allow beginners to get a grasp of blender too (and a sense of Maya while we’re at it.) PlanetBlender – Enter the world of CG. Makingproceduralfabricmaterials – PlanetBlender. The adventures of LollypopMan. BlenderDiplom. Discover the Secrets to Creating Realistic Nature in Blender. Product Features • 13 In-depth Nature Tutorials • 636 Nature Textures • 2, 118 Reference Photos • 138 Nature Models • 13 Ready made nature scenes • 224 Professional Nature Photos • ...plus much, much more!

Discover the Secrets to Creating Realistic Nature in Blender

Nature: The 'Holy Grail' of CGI Whether we're walking through the park, driving to work or looking out our window, nature is something we see every day. That's why I've create The Nature Academy. Why is Nature Important? If you haven't seen it already, take a moment to watch this short film: The Third and The Seventh. The artist's name is Alex Roman, and he did something that almost no one else dared to do: created a photorealistic short film with nature. Realistic shaders tutorial in Blender and Cycles. - chocofur.com. Gleb Alexandrov. The Cycles Encyclopedia. The Cycles Encyclopedia With The Cycles render engine you have more than 77 material nodes at your disposal.

The Cycles Encyclopedia

Who could possibly remember them all? Well, you can, with the help of this book. The Cycles Encyclopedia is an in-depth book covering all nodes and settings of the Cycles render engine. Blender Tutorials – BlenderHD. Complete Blender Creator - Learn To Make 3D Models With Blender. Video Workshop: Movie Scene Creation in Blender 3D (EN) – AgenZasBrothers.

Introduction If you are one of those artists who strive to dive deeper into the world of 3D design, you are probably familiar with the following feeling: every time you stumble over a striking 3D rendering or an awesome 3D animation, you end up comparing it to your own 3D work and suddenly realize that you still have a long way to go to achieve this kind of professionalism.

Video Workshop: Movie Scene Creation in Blender 3D (EN) – AgenZasBrothers

Consider this workshop a shortcut that will help you to save some time on the way. We will give you advanced techniques and interesting tips and tricks to create a beautiful movie scene in 3D, using the open source 3D software Blender. And all of this with reasonable effort. How to make a car wheel. This tutorial was created with Blender 2.49, however it will still work in 2.6+ Ever since 3d software was created, artists have hated the car wheel.

How to make a car wheel

The intricate detail combined with the circular shape make it one of the most difficult shapes to master. The tire is so difficult that artists have invented new ways to fake it, like using a bumpmap, making it extra dark, applying motion blur and tilting the wheel. The Complete Guide To Blender Graphics 3rd Edition. Blender 3D Design Course. Blender 3D Design Course Note: Added new Lesson #13 - NURBS Surfaces / Meta Objects - April 27, 2013. Blender Tutorials, Podcasts, Competitions & Products! CG tutorials, art and indie lifestyle with Gleb Alexandrov. Home - Dark Scarab. Blender Sushi: anstudy. After a while, I realized that Procedural Animation is really different from Manual Animation. Both creates movements and beautiful visual that can entertain many, but the thinking is different.

This is probably obvious for long time animators that got exposed to both. Not something that you need to think about, when working. It just happens. What I mean by Manual Animation in computer is what is rooting originated from Traditional Animation, frame by frame, pose to pose. Procedural Animation, however, it is more like about automation. NOTE: If you happened to know any "Animation Mentor" students, they might mention "beats and rhythm in animation" while animating a character. I have personal interest in both manual and procedural animations. Talking about beats of music, I think creation of procedural animation can learn by observing electronic music, sampling and loops. Blender 3D Tutorials. CGCookie. Blendtuts.com. Blenderpedia. Blender tutorials and training with KatsBits.com.