Fabio Russo’s Image Layer add-on is allows for layer-based image editing inside Blender, similar to Photoshop and the Gimp. It is progressing slowly but steadily. He just released an update with a ton of fixes and some new features. He is still collecting donations for the next step – importing and exporting to image file formats such as XCF (Gimp).
Autodesk has just announced the discontinuation of Softimage after a final release in April.
My mind is blown again (the tip on the poke tool being the first time this week): Reynante Martinez shows a quick powertip on connecting multiple nodes with a single hotkey!
Nick Brunner is working on a short nature film. The trailer looks awesome!
This weekend’s contest ‘Twice Upon a Time‘ was more abstract than the previous contests, and it inspired some very varied work. StealthHawk’s entry ‘Alien Landscape’ was the clear winner though with 33 votes! He’s already working on a tutorial, so stay tuned for that one.
StealthHawk – you’ll get to pick the topic for next weekend! Please email me at bart @ this site and let me know what everyone should be spending their time on :)
Read on for some of the other cool entries.
HAL9000 animated 25,000 domino pieces in Blender for this video.