23 Apr 14:Monument Valley, a Stunning iOS Game Designed With Blender Monument Valley is a stunningly beautiful iOs game, set in an Escher-like world with carefully crafted levels. While the game is short (I finished it in about one hour), its calm beauty and mind-bending puzzles really do leave an impression.
14 Apr 14:Sintel Restored on YouTube It looks like the message came through %u2013 as of 9am this morning (CET), Sintel is available on YouTube again. In case you missed it, there was an outcry on the internet this weekend as it was pulled by Sony after alleged copyright infringement.
20 Mar 14:Blender Course for Beginners, Rotterdam, Netherlands An introduction to 3D modeling, led by Michiel van der Zanden, at SKVR Beeldfabriek Rotterdam. The intention is to learn the basics in 8 lessons
20 Mar 14:Speeding up Facial Surgery with 3D Printing A medical service in Dijon, France, uses 3D printing and Blender to prepare models of patients%u2019 skulls to facilitate and speed up the creation of medical prostheses.
10 Mar 14:Project Gooseberry Launches, Seeks 10,000 Supporters to Write Film History The Blender Institute has just launched their latest open movie project, Gooseberry, from South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. Unlike the previous Blender Institute projects, this will be a feature length movie, requiring the participation of no less than 12 external renowned Blender studios.
1 Mar 14:Vantage Points: 6 Screen Surround Projection Performance Vantage Points is a one hour performance of 6 screen fixed media surround projection and 10.1 realtime surround sound. All video and music created and performed by Cole Ingraham and uses almost all open source software (SuperCollider, Blender, Processing).
1 Mar 14:Sheep it! Free Distributed Render Farm for Blender Sheep it! Is a free render farm for Blender where Blender users help each other render their scenes. I talked to Pierre Allard, who is one of the driving forces behind this project.
14 Feb 14:Godot Game Engine Goes Open Source Previously an in-house game engine solution, Godot seems a powerful game development environment. It deploys to several platforms such as Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, iOS, BB10 and HTML5. The team has fully open sourced it under an MIT license.
4 Feb 14:Blender Developer Rocket Science Series Showcases Blender Patches Plasmasolutions is now publishing a second series of videos. Where the Sneak Peeks focus on features that are slated for release in the next Blender Version, the Rocket Science series includes patches that may never see the light of day but are still interesting to follow.
25 Jan 14:Bangalore ACM SIGGRAPH, announces Blender Workshop Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, Bangalore ACM SIGGRAPH, has announced a session on Storytelling using Blender %u2013 Presentation & hand%u2019s on workshop by Satish Goda, a Junior Software Engineer and Senior Educator at Rhythm & Hues Studios.
30 Dec 13:How Blender started, twenty years ago%u2026 Ton started writing Blender during the holidays of 1993. He found his earliest backups and based on their timestamps, he has announced Blender%u2019s birthday to be January 2nd. Next year, Blender will turn 20!
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