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The BlenderDiplom Blog features test, doodles, previews for tutorials and various other things related to Blender.

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Blender 2.68 Feature: Smooth Fire Emitters

Blender 2.67 has just been released and there is already awesome new things added to the development version of Blender 2.68. Like this great new feature by MiikaH - smooth emitters for high resolution smoke and fire simulations!
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New Feature Test: Vorticity from Moving Objects

Recently I created a demo video to show off a new feature in Blender 2.65 - Collision objects now cause vorticity when passing through smoke!
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Desert Explosion

This is just some old doodle I found on my harddrive, it dates back to October 2011.

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Some Thoughts on Comments in Node Setups

Recently a thread on Blenderartists popped up with the idea of a 'comment node' where one can put text to describe what a node (or node group) is doing exactly. I will show a few current solutions how to add comments to your Blender nodes and how they could be improved.

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CT Data Visualized in Blender

I tried to check whether Blender can be used as a tool to visualize medical CT-Data in Blender. Obviously yes!

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NuremBUG: The Nuremberg Blender Usergroup

Earlier this year me and four other brave blenderheads got together and decided to start a regular meeting of Blender users in Nuremberg, Germany. The NuremBUG was born.

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BlenderDiplom Tests and Doodles

From time to time I do some tests or create random doodles. I finally gathered them all in a playlist for you to enjoy :). Constantly updated!