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  • 9 Sep 14: Blender Developer Meeting Notes: September 7, 2014
    Ton Roosendaal shares the notes from today's meeting in, #blendercoders.
  • 19 Aug 14: Where Blender Functionality is Better Than Maya's
    Mark Masters from Digital Tutors compares several areas in Blender to their Maya counterpart and shows where it's easier to use.
  • 13 Aug 14: The Open Hand Project
    The Open Hand Project will make prothetic robot hands affordable for everyone. Blender plays an important role.
  • 9 Aug 14: New mobile game - Crazy Gear!
    Here's a very interesting and unique looking mobile game being produced with Blender and Unity.
  • 23 Jul 14: Andrew Price interviews Blender artist Andy Goralczyk in his latest podcast.
    In this podcast I chat with Andy Goralczyk, who worked on Big Buck Bunny, Tears of Steel, Omega, Caminandes - and most recently Creature Factory 2!
  • 23 Jul 14: Leadwerks Game Engine Adds Official Blender Exporter
    Leadwerks Software has released an official Blender exporter for the Leadwerks model format. This allows Blender artists to export their models to Leadwerks with automatic materials generation and full animation, without going through the FBX format.
  • 26 Jun 14: Natron is an open source compositor
    Over at Libre Graphic World, Alexandre Prokoudine talks to Alexandre Gauthier, developer of the node-based Natron compositor. Yes, it looks an awful lot like Nuke %u2013 read the interview to find out why.
  • 12 Jun 14: Meet Agata, crowdsourced animated movie being created with Blender
    The Russian Agata movie project is fully crowdsourced. And for a change, it%u2019s a movie project that%u2019s not asking for a financial contribution, but for artistical input! The results so far look very promising.
  • 5 Jun 14: Blender Cloud Relaunch
    We're proud to show you the brand new Blender Cloud. This is not just a face-lift, lots have changed under the hood
  • 2 Jun 14: Free compositing app ButtleOFX goes alpha
    Libre Graphics World reports on the release of ButtleOFX, a new open source compositing app.
  • 26 May 14: Discover how to create Architecture in Blender
    T's a complete beginners introduction to the topic of Architecture. It eases you into the topic, starting with a complete guide to the fundamentals of Architecture. Then weekly modules, furniture modelling, textures and models.
  • 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.
  • 16 Apr 14: First Blender Conference in Costa Rica
    On April 26th you can attend the first Blender conference in Costa Rica: Blender Pura Vida
  • 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.
  • 14 Apr 14: Creating Paintings for the Blind
    Remy Closset uses Blender and a CNC machine to create tactile versions of famous paintings so that blind people can enjoy them too.
  • 14 Apr 14: New Render Farm: Blendergrid
    The new Blendergrid render farm uses Amazon EC2 for rendering. By entering the preferred rendering time, you can influence the job price.
  • 20 Mar 14: Blender 2.70 is Now Available
    After two release candidates, the Blender Foundation has now released Blender 2.70.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.


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