Godot Game Engine - Showreel 2023

Today, the new Godot Game Engine showreel 2023 for Games on desktop, mobile and console was released. It shows that this open-source game engine gets more and more traction and gives developers the opportunity to develop great indie games without being tied to commercial providers and their business models. As stated before, at the moment I’m working in Unity and Godot at the same time, depending on my vision andRead More

Blender Rendering & Shading Schulung mit Helge Maus / pixeltrain

In Zusammenarbeit mit der Visualisierungs-Akademie Schweiz GmbH bieten wir ein komplettes Blender Curriculum mit deutschsprachigen Live-Online-Klassenraum-Trainings an. Unser “Blender Rendering & Shading” Training (2-Tage Workshop) findet am 04. + 05. April 2024 statt. Sei mit dabei! Informationen und Anmeldung auf der Website:https://visualisierungs-akademie.ch/de/kurs/blender-renderingkurs/98514946-325f-4818-bcdb-4f6b351a490b Bei Fragen hierzu stehe ich gerne zur Verfügung 🙂 P.S. If you are interested in an english class for Blender or an english company training please contact me on info(at)pixeltrain.netRead More

Blender Shortfilm Wildheart

Today I want to share another amazing and beautiful Blender shortfilm project with the name „Wildheart“. The goal of the makers of this short is to make a feature-length film in the future. So they started with this short film. I hope you like it as much as I do! It tells the story of the bond between two street living kids as they search for a sense of family.Read More

Helge Maus 2024

Dear Followers, Today is officially my second day at work and I would therefore like to wish you all a healthy, successful and happy year 2024. I wish you many creative thoughts and projects. I would also like to thank my dear Patreons, for their support and loyalty. Their constant support means a lot to me and it motivates me to stay on track with my vision: I want toRead More

Helge Maus / pixeltrain talking about Blender for Production at the View Conference

Some time ago I had the pleasure to talk to Kirill (Kyrylo) Tokarev from 80.lv about the State of Blender in the industry, how to learn it and my personal journey into the 3d & vfx industry: https://80.lv/articles/helge-maus-on-the-state-of-blender-and-how-to-learn-it/ Hope you like it and find some inspiration in it! Helge P.S. You can also follow me on my (free) Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/posts/interview-about-95061738?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=postshare_creator&utm_content=join_link

Godot Game Engine - Cooperation with Google and The Forge

Yesterday a new partnership between Google, The Forge and the Godot Foundation was announced on the Godot Blog. The goal is to optimize and expand Godot’s mobile engine for Vulkan-enabled devices, i.e. Android devices. However, changes and enhancements in this area will also be useful for other mobile devices as the Godot code will be optimized. From the announcement and the social media posts from Godot Foundation Members you canRead More

The first maintenance update to the 4.2 feature branch Godot 4.2.1 is just released, as the first maintenance update to the 4.2 feature branch. It fixes a number of platform-specific issues, which should make it easier for everyone to upgrade their Godot 4.1 projects, or start new ones in 4.2. https://godotengine.org/article/maintenance-release-godot-4-2-1/ Have fun!

Godot 4.2 released!

Godot is an open-source general purpose game engine aiming at helping you develop both 2D and 3D games. It’s powerful, fast, light and easy to learn. The new version Godot 4.2 has been available since yesterday after an active beta phase. This update is important because the Godot 4.x branch was a very big step towards modernization, performance and feature expansion. Many workflows between Godot 3.x and Godot 4.x wereRead More

Blender Shortfilm "Supertramp" by Fabrizio Gammardella

Some time ago I’ve written about the Shortfilm “Supertramp” by Fabrizio Gammardella. It was made in Blender by a small team of talented artists. At the moment there is the opportunity to watch it in the free section of the Festival del Cinema di Salerno. https://show.festivaldelcinema.it/animazione/supertramp/ The film is heartbreaking on one side, but also a wonderful experience to watch. The animation of the dog and the communication without wordsRead More

pixeltrain Blender Academy 2024

🔥 pixeltrain Blender Academy 2024 🔥 dates are fixed now! Would you like to learn Blender in a well-founded and practice-oriented way?Without watching hundreds of redundant and shallow tutorials? Learn online, with live teaching sessions, in small groups and with personal mentoring from Senior 3D & VFX trainer Helge Maus. Through our modular system, you can build your own curriculum to suit your previous knowledge, pace and goals. The nextRead More