Jonathan Lampel shows you how to set up a Cycles shader that turns your Blender models into modern day holograms.
Blender 2.71 will have the possibility to render smoke and fire in Cycles. This is a feature many users have waited for since Cycles was first shown to the public. Here are some demos:
Tamito Kajiyama is the developer who has worked on the integration of Freestyle into Blender for the longest period of time. Since 2009 he is the maintainer of the project. In this interview, he talks about the history and hurdles of the Freestyle integration development and how motivating it is to have active users in early stages of development.
As I was trying to come up with a title image for the updated displace modifier tutorial, I simply used it on Suzanne. The result reminded me very much of cubism style, more precisely of a painting I had to reproduce in school. Picasso's Three Musicians. I studied the original and realized:
Blender 2.7x got a great new feature - volumetrics in Cycles! Learn the basics of the volume scatter effect in this tutorial.
In this tutorial you will learn how use the ARewO Add-on and Metaballs to create a double-strand of a DNA molecule.