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  • 18 Oct 15 – a couple of animation tests

    I've been working on a personal project over the last few weeks (Suzanne competition 2016 perhaps?). One of the major characters is a mug. In the last month I have rebuilt it and started rigging it again. To test the rigging I've done a couple of little animations... Running... Hurdling the default cube... Hope you enjoy them and ...

  • 5 Sep 15 – Review of Matalogue addon

    Greg Zaal has created a great little add-on called Matalogue. Matalogue lives in the Trees tab of the Compositor toolbar and shows you nodetrees for Cycles materials, lights (including the world) and the compositor. It is really handy when working on the materials and lighting of your scene to allows you to quickly change which nodetree that ...

  • 29 May 2015 – Presentation at May MBS meeting

    If you missed the May Melbourne Blender Society meeting we broadcasted it via Google Hangouts on Air. Lots of good stuff on Bezier curves; animation and building your own HDRI! Link to the broadcast: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cqtdl2jgdqobfb45a7tfp6ucfus //

  • 19 Apr 15 – Making of Campaign Coins – part #1

    Recently a friend who runs the Campaign Coins who make beautiful metal coins for tabletop and RPG games asked me to update their logo for a new Kickstarter camapign. You can see the final video on the Campaign Coins Kickstarter. This is part one of the making of which covers how I set up the Rigid Body Dynamics. Part two ...

  • 19 Mar 15 – Presenting at Melbourne Blender Society next week

    I'll be presenting how I made the Campaign Coins kickstarter promo at the Melbourne Blender Society on Thursday 26 March 2015. You find all the details here: https://melbourneblender.wordpress.com/2015/03/19/melbourne-blender-society-march-26th-brendon-murphy-on-converting-materials-to-cycles/ See you there!

  • 24 Feb 15 – Pausefest Bubzilla animation

    Pausefest is a week long digital festival in Melbourne, Australia. On the last day there was a Start-up Expo, and I had a stand for Blender. When it was quiet I started doing some animation with Bubzilla to get people to come over and ask what I was doing... On the day I pretty much blocked ...

  • 13 Feb 15 – See you at Pausefest Start-Up Expo 15 Feb

    I'll be at the Pausefest Startup Expo on Sunday the 15th Feb 2015, 10am - 5pm at the Atrium, Fed Square.  Happy to answer any Blender questions you have!

  • 28 Jan 15 – Andrew Price (Blender Guru) in Melbourne Feb 9!

    Blender Training is proud to sponsor Andrew Price's visit to Melbourne. Andrew Price has been providing online tutorials for Blender for over five years and has published two of the most comprehensive training courses ever made for blender - the Nature Academy, Architecture Academy and very recently The Grass Essentials. Andrew also records a monthly podcast where he ...

  • 1 July 14 – Campaign Coins animation

    I have just finished an animation for Campaign Coins - with many technical challenges that come from fluid animations. You can see the final animation as part of their Kickstarter campaign. I'll be talking through some of the challenges at the July Melbourne Blender Society meeting as well as the World Blender Day both in ...

  • 18 Nov 14 – World Blender Day presentation

    Andrew Buttery from Blender Training along with Alex Fraser from Melbourne Blender Society participated in the World Blender Day held in August. Andrew presented on Fluid Sims and Alex presented on game engine. You can see Andrew's presentation and Alex's presentation on Youtube.

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