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BC Trees responsive WordPress theme

BC Trees asked Blackspike to come up with a custom built Wordpress theme to include BC Trees’ new branding and to be fully responsive from mobile to tablet to laptop to desktop.

Rejected logo concept

We recently rebranded a London based company, and supplied them with a series of logo concepts. These are some of the rejected ideas that we are too fond of to hide away! Made entirely in Blender 3D.

Angry tree Blender Illustration

Found this lurking in dropbox, a quick and simple model of a tree character. Free .blend model file attached, under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons license.

Blender 2.5 Particle video

We’ve had a quick play with the improved particle system in Blender 2.5, and we’ve found it much better with the new UI. Your browser does not support the video tag. You should update your browser for crying out loud. Try Google Chrome or FireFox. It’s 3 light meshes applied to one plane emitter with […]

3D Bot Model

More practising of materials and textures, a simple robot model with a skin taken from a fighterjet fuselage. All made in Blender. bot in situ Free .blend model file attached, under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons license.

Blender 3D Kitchen model

Andrew price (@andrewpprice), who runs the excellent Blender tutorial site, has released a new modelling tutorial, creating a kitchen and appliances from scratch. The tutorials are always very well produced and part one is 45 minutes long. we picked up some great tips and it was really useful to see how the real Blender […]

Character modelling in Blender 3D

Continuing with character development with Blender 3D, we’ve seen two amazing portfolios this week, and we thought we’d learn from them by trying to duplicate their work. Still a long way to go before we’re at their standard! First up is the fantastic teodoru badiu (twitter: @teodoru) – we saw this image in particular and […]

3D Character rigging and animation

It’s been a long time since we tried to rig a character in Blender, so we thought we’d give it another go. Rigging involves creating a skeleton of armatures (bones) and attaching them to a mesh, so you can animate or pose the object in a fluid way. Your browser does not support the video […]

Blender 3D Nodes and Dupliverts

This is a test of Blender 2.5’s Composition Nodes, to see how they differ from the 2.49a release. We saw the incredible music video ‘Particle Garden‘ by David Tilman that he created in Blender, and gave away the source files. Taking a peak through those, he uses a mesh with dupliverts to map the spheres, […]

Technics 1210 3D blender model

Since the sad news of the end of Technics 1210’s, we thought we’d upload a model we made of one when we started learning blender. The materials are rubbish but the arm model was pretty cool :) .blend attached

Conchango Labs

Before Conchango was bought out by EMC, we were asked to create a beta labs site for all our test projects. This never came to be but we were always fond of the design, so here it is saved for posterity. It was also the first time we’d dabbled in real 3D using 3Ds Max, […]

Rhino Man

Made with Blender 3D

Windows 7 Gadgets

Windows 7 released with new desktop gadgets, we designed and created a computer management widget in 3D and HTML/JS

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