Blender 30/30 Day 17 – Chromatic Aberration

Today I was playing around with Blender’s compositing nodes. I created a node group that roughly simulates chromatic aberration. It’s not super accurate (does not simulate the way an actual round lens affects light), but in a pinch it’ll do.

Find the blend file (with the node group) here!

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A CD Writer (DrawBot)

TL;DR: I took apart some CD drives and turned them into a very terrible etch-a-sketch type thing. In the future I hope to give control over to a computer so as to have a robot minion very terrible CNC drawing machine.

Code for the project is here.

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Blender 30/30 Day 11: Arduino to Blender

What I Did and Why

Using the AddOSC plugin for Blender and the oscP5 library for Processing, today I was able to get a proof of concept for an Arduino device chatting to Blender.
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Blender 30/30 Day 09: The Basics of Grass

After posting Dandelions the other day, I was asked by someone whether I knew of any better ways to make grass. I did not.

Today, however, I spent some time playing around with the hair simulator trying to get a half-decent grass effect. The intention of today is less a lovely render, and more a basic guide to making your own grass!

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