How to scale UVs from the center in Blender

Ever tried to ani­mate a tex­ture’s scale, only to find out it was grow­ing and shrink­ing from the cor­ners? This lit­tle prob­lem can be fixed eas­i­ly with a cou­ple nodes. Find out how to scale UV and gen­er­at­ed tex­tures from the cen­ter in Blender’s node edi­tor in this super-quick tip.

Making After Effects' Fractal noise effect in Blender

Fractal noise is a well-known effect in After Effects. Probably one of the most used too, it’s ver­sa­tile enough to cre­ate all kinds of effects. Users com­ing to Blender from an After Effects back­ground might be won­der­ing if there’s a sim­i­lar effect or at least some way to ani­mate noise. Let’s see how we can repli­cate it

EXP 002 // Bacteria

Time for anoth­er ani­ma­tion exper­i­ment in Blender. This time inspired by the end­ing sequence of the first episodes of Ergo Proxy

New IOR Reference addon

IOR Reference is an addon for Blender that adds a list of com­mon IOR val­ues right in the nodes edi­tor.

EXP 001 // Dynamic Paint Liquid

I’ve always seen Dynamic Paint as one of those exot­ic things in Blender that could only be use­ful for one or two odd things. Oh, how wrong I was

Default Cubism Challenge

Mike Pan launched his default cubism chal­lenge again this year. I joined in this time for 20 days, post­ing a ren­der on twit­ter every­day.

Bottles Mockup pack released

I’ve released a new prod­uct on the Blender Market! It’s a pack of full scene mock­ups with 5 com­mon bot­tle shapes.

Fuzz Texture pack released!

I’ve released a new prod­uct on the Blender Market, it’s called Fuzz. It’s a pack of pro­ce­dur­al tex­tures for Cycles to sim­u­late fur and ani­mal-print.

Bending light in Cycles

In today’s tuto­r­i­al we’ll break the laws of physics, and prove we can abuse nodes to make Cycles do any­thing we want

Figures texture pack released

After quite some time I’ve launched a new prod­uct in the mar­ket. It’s a pack of pro­ce­dur­al tex­tures cen­tered around geo­met­ri­cal forms.

Grunge Attack! released

Hey every­one, I got a new prod­uct out on the Blender Market. It’s called Grunge Attack! and it’s a pack of pro­ce­dur­al tex­tures for Cycles.