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Vegetation Blender add-on review and guide

Vegetation is the name of another nature asset add-on for Blender. This time it focuses on trees, shrubs, and bushes exclusively. This is a smart move since digital 3D grass is a quite saturated market that needs some complementary assets in the Blender space. In short, the assets are of high quality as expected, but […]

Blender add-on review: Pro Lighting Studio

Pro lighting: Studio is one of those add-ons that has been around for quite a while. For me, it is an add-on that often gets used as part of my workflow, but in the community, it seems to live in the shadows of its slightly older brother, Pro lighting: Skies. Let's see if it doesn't […]

Top 10 Free Blender add-ons

There are many good add-ons for Blender making various tasks easier or at all possible. This is a list of the ones I have found to be the most useful as I work with Blender. F2 Node wrangler Power sequencer Animation nodes Bool tool Amaranth toolset UV Squares EasyFX Camera Manager MB-Labs Many of these […]

Botaniq Blender add-on review and guide

The number of vegetation asset plug-ins for Blender has grown lately. Botaniq is one add-on among many today that battle for attention in this field. The question is if it is worth your time and money. I would say a definitive yes. I think this add-on and the assets are very well made and sit […]

How to use the EasyFX Blender addon

With the EasyFX add-on you can quickly add post-processing effects to your render in Blender without having to set up a compositing node graph manually. I used it for many of my quicker projects when I just need something to show, but it is also great for creating a starting point for further post-processing in […]

How to sell 3D models using Blender

During recent years, the number of marketplaces for 3D assets has increased and so has the number of artists that try to sell their 3D models online. Either through their own store or through one of these marketplaces. To get started selling your 3D models you need to have an account on at least one […]

Blender add-on review: Baketools

I have used Baketools for such a long time that I don't even think about it as an add-on anymore. It has become part of how I use Blender. Baketools has enjoyed continuous development for a few years and has become better and more stable with every release. However, there are still bugs present and […]

Blender add-on review: Render plus

When I first came across Render+ and read the product page I was kind of confused to what it did or why I would want it. But once I tried it I realized that it deals with and remedy many of the details that can be real pain points when rendering. What is render+? Render+ […]

Blender add-on review: Graswald

Graswald has been around for several years. During that time it has evolved and aged gracefully. In its current state, I dare to say that it is both a good-looking and robust product with just a little too many bells and whistles. Let’s dive deeper into it in this review to see what I mean. […]

Blender add-on overview: Extra objects mesh

There is a limited set of primitive objects we can use as a starting points when modeling in Blender. Therefore, I wanted to give you a little extra help by explaining the extra objects add-on and how it might be helpful. What is the extra objects add-on? There are two extra objects add-ons in Blender. […]

How to use Blenders free terrain generator: ANT Landscape add-on

It has happened to me more than once that I start a scene, then with I'm about 80% through with my main subject; I realize that I want to put it into a scene. I also realize that if I do, I suddenly have several more days or weeks ahead of me before I finish […]

How to create realistic 3D trees with the sapling add-on and Blender

Creating trees is often a very much-needed part of creating realistic renders in Blender. Especially when working with architecture visualization. Nature in your scene is essential and even if you are creating interior scenes you will often need some kind of greenery. After you enabled the sapling add-on press Shift+A and add a "curve->Sapling tree […]

Blender OpenStreetMap importer: Review and Guide

Blender-OSM let's you import map data from the OpenStreetMap service directly into Blender. Are you a cartographer or Blender artist? I think both groups can enjoy Blender-OSM. I hope I qualify for the artist group, but really, I just want a 3D representation of my hometown in a couple of clicks. The goal of this […]

Ditch particles, use the scatter objects add-on in Blender

Sometimes a particle system is just to much for a simple scattering of objects. In these cases the scatter objects add-on is a neat package that give us just enough control for scattering of objects on a surface. How to use the scatter objects add-on in Blender? Enable the Scatter Objects add-on. Select objects to […]

30 Blender addons (install, manage, free and paid)

A Blender addon is just a piece of software that extend Blenders functionality. It can be in the form of a new tool, a new way to export a file format or a bunch of shortcuts that someone thought was a clever idea to put together. The goal of blender addons is the same: Simplify […]

Blender add-on review: UV Packmaster Pro 2

UV Packmaster Pro 2 or UVP for short, is a Blender addon that will help you pack your UV maps into the non-overlapping area or in UDIM terms called the 1001 space. I have tested UV Packmaster on Blender 2.80 release candidate and I must say that it is a very good timesaver when you are […]

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