2018-02-10: Weekly News

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Changes to Blender


  • Cycles: add random walk subsurface scattering to Principled BSDF rBa6968e87
  • Cycles: random walk subsurface scattering rB0df9b2c7
  • Mesh: Remove Carve boolean rBe0597bae
  • Dopesheet: Synchronize selection on bones when selecting everything rB5f2b4002


  • Outliner: Add object(s) to new collection rB77b61b55
  • Outliner: Operator to delete outliner selected elements from collection rB9631c1ac
  • Eevee: Pixel Filter: Add parameter & rescale final LUT rB23d2f708

New Patches

  • Snap to second while scrubbing the frame in the timeline D3056
  • Cycles volume : fast empty space optimization by generating a tight mesh around the volume. D3038

Other Projects

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