Friday, 21 September 2012 13:08
The skin modifier which is new in Blender 2.64 has been added to the modifier compendium. The skin modifier can be used to easily create base-meshes for sculpting or to create abstract or cartoonish figures.
Tuesday, 24 July 2012 11:31
I started modeling a pool table. I see this as part of a test for the new b-mesh, which I have tried out very little so far. Here is a summary and how to avoid some of the pitfalls.
Published in Blog
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 14:47
In this Tutorial Frederik Steinmetz demonstrates two elegant ways to stylize renderings using the new double edge mask node. Additionally he shows how to use node groups in order to keep your compositing nice and organised.
Saturday, 07 January 2012 11:48
In this tutorial you will learn how to install the Blender to Octane exporter by yoyos. Frederik Steinmetz will guide you through the process and help you to avoid the most common pitfalls that still exist, due to the beta status of both the exporter and Octane.
Thursday, 22 December 2011 12:41
This is Blenderdiplom's way of saying: have some nice winter holidays. In this tutorial Frederik Steinmetz will demonstrate how to set up a beautiful macro scene consisting of a few frost-covered plants with a nice backlighting effect. It's rendered in Cycles with a little compositing. Enjoy!
Friday, 16 December 2011 18:39
Maybe you have notivced a lot of development on BlenderDiplom.com lately. I have joined in to present my latest tutorials on this site as well. You might have seen the praying mantis series and have a lot of questions, or need / have updates on the technology. Then join in on the first blenderdiplom live question and answer session ever. It will be held Sunday December 18. at 17:00h (that's 5pm for Americans) UTC + 1 (Germany).
Published in Blog
Sunday, 30 January 2011 17:47
The second effect of Nion's second reel shows a big drum of smoke growing dangerously bigger and bigger - a nice, simple and very educational effect I chose for my second tutorial of his grand effect reels!