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Basic tutorial about rendering grass for architecture with Blender Cycles • Blender 3D Architect

One of the new features of Blender Cycles in the latest stable release of Blender, is the support to render particles to simulate hair. This is …

Game Development

How to create a hdri-image in Blender

Hi folks, I was wondering how I can create a hdri-image in Blender? I know how to use available hdri-images as environment texture to light the …

How to get rid of noise in cycles?

Hi, I just finished rendering this tv with 2000 samples 1080 x 1920 with multiple importance sample turned on. I used two planes and a cylinder to …

Download Free HDRI Maps

How to setup a HDRI to get sharp shadows ?

Hi VizPeople had released a few non commercial HDRI’s about two years ago. In their examples they get sharp shadows but I always get only soft …

8 Methods of Cutting Holes

Evermotion writes:<p>Learn 8 different techniques of cutting holes in your mesh in just about 8 minutes! Perform this task on flat and curved objects. …

11 Useful Blender Tricks You May Not Know

Create a Beautiful Fall Road - Blender Tutorial - 03 : Rendering & Compositing!

31 brilliant Blender tutorials

Creating 3D art is not only timely, it can be very expensive. Thankfully, one of the best 3D modelling softwares around won't cost you a penny - with …

Blender 2.72 Tutorial - Create a Meadow Scene Follow-Along Part I

How to Make Fire in Cycles

Blender Texture Paint Tutorial: Create a trashcan.

Kenan Proffitt writes:<p>In this Blender tutorial, model and sculpt a simple trashcan, then learn the basics of texture painting to add texture to the …

How to set up normals and bump maps in Cycles

Pierrick writes:<p>Here is a new tutorial for beginners to advanced users of Blender covering the setup of normal maps and bump maps in Cycles.

Tutorials

Manual Camera Projection

Light BWK presents a tutorial on the camera projection technique which will allow you to reconstruct (part of) a 3D scene from a still image. I love …

Mobile Photography

Seamless texture pack

Adrian Kubasa writes:<p>The last weeks, I´ve taken a lot of photos with my DSLR. I had the idea to create a seamless asphalt texture with a normal map …

How to Generate Multiple Maps from a Single Image

Reynante M. Martinez writes:<p>In this brief article/tutorial, I'll show you how you can use a single image in Blender and generate several texture …

Tutorial: Light Wrap Compositing in Blender

Jonathan Lampel sets up a compositing node network to simulate 'light wrapping' - the effect where light seems to 'bleed' through the edges of a …

Tutorials

Paddling Scotland’s West Coast

<b>Photos and Words by Tim Gent</b><p>From Kintyre in the south to the Cape Wrath at the very top windswept corner of the country, the west coast of Scotland …

Video: Build Your Own Teardrop Trailer From Kayak Designer’s Kit

For many paddlers, building your own boat–whether it’s a cedar-strip canoe from scratch or a customized wooden kayak from a kit–is the pinnacle of …

Six Kayaking Blogs to Get You Past the Hump Day Slump

What do a middle school science teacher, a Colorado raft guide, and an Alaskan dirt bag living in a van down by the river all have in common? Besides …

Exclusive Interview: Trans-Atlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba

If you had to choose one word to describe 69-year-old Polish ocean paddler Aleksander Doba, it would be irrepressible. A compact man with an enormous …

Our campaign to ban plastic bags in Bali | Melati and Isabel Wijsen

10 Common Mistakes in Long Exposure photography

On all the workshops I’ve held here in Italy, I introduced a little game, where at the end of the workshop the attendees had to write down on a paper …

Photography

Frequency Separation for Dummies in Photoshop

You may have heard of this technique called frequency separation where you magically separate the details in your image from the colors and tones to …

Everything you think you know about disciplining kids is wrong

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Leigh Robinson was out for a lunchtime walk one brisk day during the spring of 2013 …

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

5 Pieces of Free Post Production Software for Photographers

Free software. In the past, this phrase to many of us suggested, poor quality, clunky and inefficient. Time have changed however and in the …