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Any good free materials libraries online? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if there's any addons or online libraries of materials I can download. I've found one called online_mat_lib, but then discovered it was from 2008 and ...
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Where are some places to get reference images for modeling?

I'm a newbie. I've gone through a number of tutorials and want to get some actual experience with modeling. But, I don't know where to go to get good reference images for modeling with front/sides ...
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How do I make a 3 dimensional character out of flat picture?

I have a cartoon character (a lion) that is part of my business logo that I want to put into Blender and animate it somehow. Is there any way I can take a flat picture (JPEG) and transform it into a ...
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How do I change the mode of perspective?

I'm working on a scene that, currently, is much more convenient when the view is.. not the correct perspective. There's a word for this, but I have no idea how to phrase it and my tries to look it up ...
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Blender resources for architects?

My interest in Blender comes from wanting to use it to model physical structures and produce architectural drawings; what I have so far is really impressive, but there doesn't seem to be too much ...
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How would I attach text to a tracked point on video clip

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and Blender 2.72b. I've got a video clip where I want to display some annotation-like text next to some potatoes on a white table. The potatoes move a little in the video so I ...
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How can one have axis-view?

I can't find a single guide/tutorial or any reply to help me out on this one. So how to reset your view so that you can see the selected and focused object from "axis view" so that you can inspect it ...
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1answer
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How to make a grainy material in Blender Cycles?

How can I make a grainy/noisy looking material in Blender Cycles? I want to have a node set up where I can create a grainy material of my choice of color, with a noise variable so that I change the ...
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Delete frames from a video

I'm new to editing videos with blender. How can i delete selected frames from a video?
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Weird Black "Shadows" On Rendered Image

I'm getting these weird black shadows on my rendered image of this mailbox I'm making. Here's a link to the file and a link to YouTube so you can see what's going on. I was able to mess with the ...
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How can I access the video editor?

I just downloaded the software and don't know how to get to the video editor. All I see is a 3D maker or something.
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What are some 3rd party rendering engines available for Blender?

What are some 3rd party rendering engines available for Blender? I am using the internal blender render and I keep hearing in tutorials (blenderguru) that it is better to use an external render engine....
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Basics of Cycles shading

I have been using Blender for few months on and off. I keep learning and forgetting how to do things. The problem is I don't have a solid understanding of few key things in blender especially about ...
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Resource for Blender addons?

Trying to keep track of the updates to all the great, user-developed add-ons is fairly frustrating (at least for me). Is there currently a centralized resource where all these amazing add-ons are kept ...
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How do I add polygons to fill a face?

trying to recreate this Elijah bottle. I have two sides, one of which is outlined in red. How do I fill that face with polygons so I can then grab the center (that red square dot) to pull it outward ...

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