HDRI Hub - Free HDRI Environment Maps HDRI Hub, a provider of royalty free textures, is pleased to provide you free HDRI environments for download that you can use in your private and commercial projects. Our focus is on producing great quality maps with a very high dynamic range to help you with photo realistic lighting and shading. All our sets are created as sIBL packages, which enable you to set up your scene with a single click by using the sIBL software. What is sIBL? sIBL is a short name for Smart Image Based Lighting. In the free samples section you will find even more downloads. Also make sure to visit our store to find an even larger range of environment maps, ranging from day to night and urban or natural locations. Space Skies for games Above Cloud HDRI Skies for aircraft renderings
Gottfried Hofmann - Blender Network - Connecting Blender Professionals I'm a Blender trainer and VFX-artist from Erlangen, Germany and Founder of the Tutorial-Website BlenderDiplom.com. Up to today I have worked as freelance artist, one-on-one-trainer, instructor and author of numerous articles and tutorials on Blender. My main strength is to figure out complex problems related to simulations, shaders and compositing. Language: German, fluent in English References: Presentations / Talks: 2011 Blender Conference / Amsterdam: Think like an Engineer! Workshops: 2011 Blender Conference / Amsterdam: Simulation Masterclass 2013 Blender Conference / Amsterdam: OSL for Artists (and Developers) Training Courses: 2012 Three-Week Blender Course at Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg 2013-2014 Basic and Intermediate Courses at VHS Erlangen Print magazine Articles about Blender: 9 Articles in c't (DE) 3 Articles in Linux Pro Magazine (EN) 5 Articles in LinuxUser (DE) 13 Articles in Digital Production (DE) Online Articles and News on Blender: Tutorials: Community:
openfootage HDRI resources Store: Individual HDR and sIBL Files. Page 5 (81-100.) This section contains individual HDR files including sIBL sets for sale and electronic download. The panoramic images below are tonemapped/LDR previews. 81. 81. Please note that all panoramas are highly compressed, tonemapped versions for online display. Mt. HDR Resolution: 8,000×4,000 HDR + Tonemap File Size: 69 Megs (RAR) sIBL File Size: 18,656 KB (RAR) Price: $14.95 US 82. 82. Mt. HDR Resolution: 8,000×4,000 HDR + Tonemap File Size: 61 Megs (RAR) sIBL File Size: 16,155 KB (RAR) Price: $14.95 US 83. 83. Mt. HDR Resolution: 8,000×4,000 HDR + Tonemap File Size: 73 Megs (RAR) sIBL File Size: 19,139 KB (RAR) Price: $14.95 US 84. 84. Mt. HDR Resolution: 8,000×4,000 HDR + Tonemap File Size: 53 Megs (RAR) sIBL File Size: 12,982 KB (RAR) Price: $14.95 US 85. 85. Mt. HDR Resolution: 8,000×4,000 HDR + Tonemap File Size: 52 Megs (RAR) sIBL File Size: 12,686 KB (RAR) Price: $14.95 US 86. 86. Mt. 87. 87. Mt. 88. 88. Mt. 89. 89. Mt. 90. 90. Mt. 91.
Technical Sculpting with Inflate brush + material (R15) Creating Realistic Grass in Blender Let’s welcome Jonathan Lampel to Blender Cookie Tutorial: Learning how to create realistic grass in Blender Hi guys, and welcome to this written tutorial about creating realistic grass in Blender. This blender tutorial is meant to teach you how to create and add grass to whatever scene you need, by showing you a simple and fast technique. A few things to note before starting: This tutorial is going to be using Cycles, but you could take the technique to Blender Internal if you wanted, but you will not be able to follow along exactly while creating the materials. Adding any kind of grass to a scene takes a lot of computer power. Part 1: Introduction to Grass While this part may not be necessary, I would advise that you do it if you want to ingrain in your head how to make your grass look natural. The best way to learn something is by observation – so that’s what you’re going to do! Part 2: Setting up a Scene (figure 2-1. (figure 2-3) (figure 2-4) (figure 2-5) Part 3: Creating the Mesh (figure 3-2)
From Photon to Photograph | Indigo Renderer ernie-echols Ernie Echols a fine artist who resides in the great state of Colorado. He is drawn in by the inspiration of the beautiful nature and scenery surrounding him. Ernie has found deep and devoted ways to express his talents through his inspirations. His talents are well defined in his wildlife and nature photography. He spends most of his free time searching for that special shot and his ability to get up close to wildlife enables him to capture unique photos. Broadening his horizons he has developed a unique style of digital painting. To become one with nature as if one was actually there can be accomplished through deep observation of Ernie's galleries. All paintings, images, and quotes are copyright © Ernie Echols. 40 Detailed Cinema-4D Tutorials to Turn you Into a Professional For those of you who don’t know yet, Cinema 4D is a 3D modeling, rendering and animation software package (developed by MAXON Computer GmbH of Friedrichsdorf, Germany). Cinema 4D has the benefit of a very flexible interface and it’s a user-friendly program, which you can master easily if you invest some time in researching some tutorials. In this post we’ve collected 40 of the best Cinema 4D tutorials, from beginner to advanced levels. A nice blend of written and Cinema4D Video Tutorials. When you’re done with these, make sure to check out our cinema 4D tutorial directory and our Cinema 4D Video Tutorials collection! Over there you can find several 100 more Cinema 4D tutorials! Beginner Level Using VRay in Cinema 4D In this tutorial you will learn how to illuminate a simple scene using the Cinema 4D VRay plugin. Apple Pro Speaker Cinema4D Tutorial The Design of the Apple Pro Speaker is as simple as ingenious. The basics: Primitives How to Make a Pencil The Basics Basic Cinema 4D Tutorial