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bee.jpgThe April edition of the gallery is now online. This is quite a historic moment - I have actually cleared my gallery backlog :)

I also noticed that I have now been maintaining this gallery for exactly two years, and I have started brooding on a way to prepare a 'Best of two years of Blender art' election. More news about this will follow soon, but if you have any suggestions on how to do this, I'm all ears!

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.


  1. Thanks for the update! I hardly ever check the gallery now as it seems to get updated at very infrequent intervals.

    Nice to see Nick Towers has a new entry, he's a personal fave of mine.

  2. Hey there Bart,

    It's Mal here ( one of the two Irish guys who worked at NaN in the good ol' days ). It's great to hear that you have that back-log cleared, some of the Blender artwork is awesome!

    I've recently put up a prize for a Blender GE competition for an art gallery builder we recently built, and when I saw this news, I thought I'd put together a quick virtual exhibition of this gallery also.

    Here's the link ( PC and Mac, *NIX if you have the CrossOver plugin )

    ( full-screen version is at )

    Click on an image, then click and drag to rotate it. Also, hold down your button for a few seconds without moving ( or press SPACE ) to zoom in.


  3. Very nice, love the "old house" picture.

    Please let us middle click the links to open the pictures in a new tab also (just fill in the href and include return false; at the end of the onclick handler)

  4. You could run a poll on or BlenderNations instead of on the forums (although make sure you make a post about it in BlenderArtists Forums). Perhaps take the top x% (10 or 5 I would figure) out of the total gallery submissions that exist and then hold a poll with those to narrow them down, and then a final round to determine the best submissions for the round-up.

    Also, a side note, it'd be neat to learn a little more about the author and their production process via extra info that could show up around the pop-up with the image (quite similar to 3DTotal).

    Excellent to hear that you've cleared out the back up of images! :)

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