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November 2017 Meeting

The November meeting centered on using nodes and node groups to affect UV mapping in Cycles materials. The Hot Seat showed how to interpret Blender’s vector information and how to manipulate UV coordinates to make scalable, animatable, procedural texture mapping node trees.

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The January Epiphany meeting 1-17-2015

Well if you missed it, you missed it, as January was certainly a meeting of new beginnings.  Here’s who didn’t miss it: PHYSICAL ATTENDANCE (13):  Jevelyan; Alex Fontana; James Gable; Gene Wyatt; Paul Coones; Rhett Jackson; Jason Clarke; Michael Vincerra; Cary Hull;

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Meeting Minutes 10-18-2014

Recently Vancover BC hosted the Siggraph. Here is a taste of what went down. Siggraph 2014 Technology   Attendees: Jevelyan – Modeling, Paul – Python Programming, Briefed on LeapMotion, which is a two camera system, one of which is infrared.

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Meeting Minutes 9-20-2014

Agenda 020 Minutes Attendees Jevelyan (a.k.a. Jenuvyel) William Shaver Paul Coones Dan Webb David Bragi Rhett Jackson   G+Hangout Hookups? Alex Fontana and Robert Yodlowski linked in for about the first half Blender-CG News: Mentioned in previous meetings was the

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World Blender Meetup Day – Meeting Minutes

On August 23+ 2014 BlenderPDX participated in the first World Blender Meetup Day along with dozens of other Blender groups world wide. All were recorded on youtube streaming. While the editing goes on – the majority of links are here. Locally:

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Meeting Minutes 7-21-14

Attendees this meeting: Jenuvyel Jevelyan, Alex Fontana, Paul Coones, Dane Vandewiele, Rhett Jackson, Philip, Robert, Nate and Eugen — Welcome all! Meeting begins. Dane gives update on his Sci-Fi series – Cosmic Embers. Unveiled his flying robot with steampunk gear style features. Also

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Meeting Minutes 6-21-14

As June turned into summer we turned the heat up once more with some CG flame effects. Attendees this meeting: Jenuvyel Jevelyen, Alex Fontana, (Special guest Stirling Goetz from LA Blender), Curtis Randolph, Joseph Boquiren, Dane Vandewiele, Rhett Jackson, Cary Hull, Chris Kerchum,

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Meeting Minutes 5-17-2014

Whoo Doggie, if it wasn’t May CG and animation month than what was? On May 12-18 Portland was host to the NW animation fest,  the biggest animation show in the United States. Nate Sullivan was able to attend on Thursday which

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Meeting Minutes 4-19-2014

 April was definately a mad hatter party,  as the Portland Blenders had more show-n-tell and techniques to discuss than time on the hare’s watch. To make sure everyone was energic enough to keep up, friends in Hawaii sent chocolates to

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3-15-14 Meeting Minutes

3-15-14 Meeting Minutes Attended: Interest: Jenuvyel Jevelyen Head Director and of Modeling Nate Sullivan Producer/Director, Pipeline Director, Graphic Arts Director, Full Feature Project  – Lil Red Kap Alex Fontana Aftermath shorts series, Martial Arts of Chess full feature, Producer/Director, Production

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