Both Blender and Sintel have won Awards from 3D Worlds annual CG Awards. Blender picked up the award for Software Update of the Year, and Sintel won for Best Short CG Animation of the Year (Short Form). Congratulations to everyone involved!
Ton’s response to Blender winning the Software Update of the Year Award:
We’ve had many compliments for delivering this UI and tools redesign project. It’s been a huge task – over three years of work – something free or open-source projects typically are advised to never even attempt! An official recognition from 3D World readers means a lot to us: thanks!
BlenderArt Mag Issue #34 is now avaliable. This months issue centres around rigging and add-ons, with articles on rigging tank tracks, getting started with python scripting, and SP Bouza’s blenrig rigging system. Plus as always there is a gallery of images submitted by the community.
Issue #33 of BlenderArt magazine is now avaliable. This months title is “Everything but the Kitchen Sink”, and is filled with tutorials and reader submitted images. Topics covered in this months issue include modelling a high end car, modelling without blueprints, and creating interfaces for facial controls.
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