Zach here, with another round of useful and inspiring CG and Blender related resources.
In my new video I show you how I created the (really short) short film "Family Trip", fully created in Blender of course.
This is a breakdown video, where I show how the scene was assembled, how the terrain, the animated water, the vegetation and the flying birds were created. Also, I give a brief look at the car rig, the animation and the final steps to finish this short film. It was a ton of fun to put this video together, hope you will enjoy it! 😁
Btw. this animation is based on the workflows I teach in my recently updated Cubic Worlds course for Blender. You can currently get it with 20% discount till July 29th (23:59 CEST).
Simply use the coupon code below and enter it at the checkout page.
Coupon Code: FAMILYTRIP20
Blender 3.3 will have a new hair system for hair/fur grooming. It looks very fun and intuitive to use compared to what we had before.
Check out the video above, which gives you a good overview of how it works. Also, you can read this article to learn more.
The young artist William Landgren is constantly creating fantastic shorts made with Blender.
His latest creation "VOLTA" has such a high density of visual content in each frame, you can really see that he paid attention to every detail. I especially like the vibrating cloth simulation at the end, and the sound design is also top-notch.
if you remember Blender 2.7 your knees hurt enjoy whatever the hell this is #b3d #blender3d pic.twitter.com/ua8uXv03xk
July 6th 2022
This little song about Blender 2.7 stuck in my head for quite a while. "Earworm" warning! 🐛👂
Last but not least, we recently hosted another fun livestream on YouTube, where we critiqued 20 submissions of our last City in the Sky 3D art challenge. The recording of the livestream is now available.
Check out the chapter marks on YouTube, to jump to specific sections of the video you are interested in.
That's it for this week, now enjoy your weekend and stay creative!
P.S. I will be on summer vacations with my family for the next two weeks. But don't worry, the CG Boost team is still there to answer your questions. 🏝️🌞
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