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Tutorial: Suzanne Smushed and Smudged

It's fairly easy to dissolve objects in Blender, but you can go even further. Learn how to use particles, a point density texture for volume rendering and a moving force field to get a ghost-like effect.
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Tutorial: Advanced Fire Shaders in Blender

Most people use very bright shaders when creating fire in Blender. But in many situations a more subtle approach works a lot better. This tutorial shows you how to get there!
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Quick Tip: Smoke Gone Wild

Using the setup we created in the Wicked Drum of Smoke tutorial we can easily work out a scene of the smoke simulation gone completely insane as you could see in Nion's first effect reel. This quick tip shows how!
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Tutorial: Introduction to Fluid Particles in Blender

Since Version 2.57, Blender has a Fluid Particle Simulation integrated that is easier to use than ever. This tutorial will show you the basics.
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Quick Tip: Playing with the Inkdrop Effect

The inkdrop effect is very versatile. This quick tip shows how you can achieve an astonishing ink flow by just changing a few aspects of the setup. This is another tutorial covering Nion's cool Blender effects.
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Tutorial: Create a Wicked Drum of Smoke in Blender

The second effect of Nion's second reel shows a big drum of smoke growing dangerously bigger and bigger - a nice, simple and very educational effect I chose for my second tutorial of his grand effect reels!
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Tutorial: Light Streaks in Blender

Cool looking light streaks are not exclusive to commercial products like AE. In fact, you can create those in Blender as well. With full control over speed and timing thanks to the motion trail addon.
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Tutorial: A cool looking Inkdrop in Blender

Inkdrops are heavily used in Motion Graphics and Design. Usually one needs to search through stock footage archives to find a fitting drop, which often also means to pay license fees. Thanks to Blender, you can now easily create perfect inkdrops that can be tailored to your project's needs.
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Tutorial: Mix Smoke of Two Different Colors

If you ever wanted to know how to mix smoke of different colors in Blender 2.5, here's a simple how-to. This is the first part of my series of tutorials for Nion's excellent Blender effects. Preview video and tutorial after the jump!
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Tutorial: How to dissolve objects in Blender

Did you ever wonder how to dissolve or disintegrate objects in Blender? Find out here!

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