Blender has been right on the verge of its V3 release and guess what happened. It released 2.93, which has been pretty much according to plan. As the company says Blender 2.93 LTS marks the end of a series “twenty years in the making.” It’s a big release but the developers say it’s solid. Therefore, the Blender 2.93 release is an LTS, long-term support, release in accordance … [Read more...] about What’s Blender been doing these days?
It’s been a big year for the Blender organization for several reasons. First, 2019 is the 25th anniversary of the Blender 3D software application, which Ton Roosendaal began developing in 1993. He had the first version of Blender running on January 2, 1994. Also this year, Ton and Blender were recognized for the ASIFA-Hollywood Ub Iwerks Award, the Blender Foundation has won a … [Read more...] about Ton Roosendaal wins the JPR Technology Advancement Award
The team behind the popular open source 3D modeling and animation software steps away from a demanding schedule to focus on the big picture. Successful open source software usually depends on two key components: a small army of volunteers and a task master who keeps everybody organized and focused on the goal. Blender, the popular open source 3D modeling and animation … [Read more...] about Blender takes a holiday
Popular Dutch comic book character Agent 327 will appear on the silver screen for the first time. The Amsterdam-based Blender animation studio and film production company Fu Works will make a feature length animation movie based on Agent 327, a popular Dutch comic book character. Hendrik Ijzerbroot, AKA Agent 327, is a secret agent working for the Netherlands secret … [Read more...] about Blender to drive creation of animation feature
The crowd-funded open production will unite 12 global teams to create a feature-length animation using only open source tools, including new Blender Cloud. The non-profit Blender Institute has launched a crowd-funded, open production computer animation movie project. The Gooseberry Project will use the open source Blender 3D animation suite and the newly launched Blender Cloud … [Read more...] about Project Gooseberry puts Blender to the test
The lines were long and the buzz was good around the Blender booth at Siggraph 2011. Blender has come a long way from its early days as an open 3D modeling and animation tool. The change has come with the growth of the Blender Foundation, formed in 2002 after the parent company Not A Number (NaN) shut its doors. At his Siggraph 2011 presentation, Blender founder Ton … [Read more...] about Blender keeps churning out free top-quality 3D modeling and animation