Hi again! I'd like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2017. Also, I'll share a summary of 2016 and news for 2017 :)
Finally, the awaited "Alike" short film has been released online. Made in Blender by Daniel M. Lara and Rafa Cano. Congratulations!
You can watch all the films of the award and cast your vote!
This addon lets you generate animations using Blender nodes - great for motion graphics!!
It's exciting to see that there's a whole new viewport being worked on so heavily for Blender 2.8!
The new version of Blender is here. Learn more about what's new!
There's a new Cycles Demo Reel with the latest works from the community. Enjoy!
If you struggle with rigging, this is for you: Blenrig is an addon that with minimum setup, generates a fully functional rig for your characters. Incredible!
Bendy Bones will be a game changer for riggers and how they work. Learn about the improvements they introduce!
Grease Pencil has improved a lot more recently, and it's going to be included in the upcoming Blender 2.78. Here you have some interesting information and links to learn more about it.
Some people still think that Cycles is not a cool render engine. Don't let them fool you: Cycles, while lacking some specific features, it's totally able to achieve great results.
Krita developers are running a Kickstarter to gather funds for improving some tools in Krita, including vectors, text editing, and animation engine. Let's help them!
Painting around you in VR... that's something!
Blender's Grease Pencil is being used to make cool animations, check it out!
PBR is becoming more and more popular with it's advances in game engines and with software allowing to quickly and easily create PBR texture maps. It's exciting to see this project for developing a Blender PBR viewport coming to life!
The new Relase Candidate is ready, check out the newest features, help testing and reporting bugs :D
Watch my talk about Cycles at the World Blender Meetup Day 2016! Saturday, February 27th at 17:00 CET.
Caminandes 3 short film by Pablo Vázquez and the rest of the team have done it again :)
Congratulations for the Goya award for the best animated short film to Daniel Martínez Lara and the rest of Alike's team!
Here's an update of the Pose Sculpt tools development from Aligorith. An amazingly intuitive way of tweaking the pose of a rigged model!