BY PREMIUMBEAT New to Blender? Here’s what you need to know to get started using this powerful, free 3D creation suite. 3D modeling and computer graphics are skyrocketing in use. Content channels of all kinds are increasingly dependent on animation, visual effects, motion graphics, and VR. Game design, 3D printing, texturing, skinning, particle simulation, compositing—you name it. Content powers the […]Read more "Complete Beginner’s Guide to Blender"
by TurboSquid Know what’s cool? Free stuff! TurboSquid has a solid collection of free 3D models, and it even includes some of their most popular selections. You can browse the free collection here. To get your free 3d models, just sign in or sign up on the site, and start downloading! You can also download several free […]Read more "What’s the Best Site to Download FREE 3D Models?"
By Todd Blankenship | nofilmschool.com With this new affordable add-on, you can now connect Blender and After Effects. Long has been the frustration that Blender doesn’t have more After Effects tie-ins. After Effects has long had more Cinema 4D functionality, even including a lite version of Cinema 4D right there inside the software. Blender users, however, […]Read more "Bridge the Gap Between Blender and After Effects With BlenderAE"
by Cinecom | Jordy Vandeput The process of 3D scanning is not new, but the technology today is very accessible. In the past you would need expensive equipment. In the video below, the guys at Cinecom demonstrate how you can scan real life objects using a simple app on your iPhone or iPad. This app […]Read more "Create a 3D Environment by SCANNING Objects (Polycam)"
By NFS Staff, nofilmschool.com The company behind HitFilm has updated CamTrackAR, an app that allows you to capture video and 3D track the data simultaneously using Apple’s AR technology. CamTrackAR allows anyone to create virtual productions on the iPhone or iPad, where users can import and previs 3D models in real-time. With version 2.0, the app has added new features, including […]Read more "FXHome’s Free Virtual Production App Now Has Chroma Key Filters"
by Michael Maher, Rocketstock The best of the best. Free motion design software and asset collections you must have on your machine. Looking for free programs, plugins, templates, and asset collections to add to your motion design toolbox? Here are 10 motion design tools and thousands of FREE assets that you should definitely have in your […]Read more "The 10 Best FREE Motion Design Tools and Asset Collections"
by askNK Explore, download and use over 1,800 free assets ranging from models, brushes & materials for blender and directly in blender with a perfectly integrated add-on which is now available now in blender 2.8x. Links: Download Blender for Mac, Windows or Linux for free here: https://www.blender.org/download/ and explore it’s features. BLENDER 2.83 – SCULPTING […]Read more "1800+ FREE ASSETS FOR BLENDER!"
by Moviola In this Impossible Shot episode we are going to create Land Sharks! And we’re going to show you how to do it using your footage and free software. Specifically, we’ll track in Meshroom, animate in Blender, and composite in Nuke Non-commercial—all free downloads. You’ll need a few files to get started: https://moviola.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/sim_src.zip Software used in […]Read more "Create Your Own VFX Land Shark with FREE Software"
by Moviola Blender offers world-class 3D animation tools for the cost of breathing air. All you need is a computer and someone to teach you. Well, if you’re reading this on a computer you’re ready to go. In under 30 minutes our survival guide will get you up to speed on the fundamentals of working […]Read more "A Blender Survival Guide"
by Bryan Haines Free GoPro Editing Software: 7 Options Before we get started, I want to qualify the programs on this list. To be listed, they must offer a “free forever” version. Some of these programs are available for free with a premium upgrade. But there is no trial software included in the list. How are these programs […]Read more "7 Best Free GoPro Editing Software Options"