Hero is a showcase for the upcoming Grease Pencil in Blender 2.8. Grease Pencil means 2D animation tools within a full 3D pipeline. In Blender. In Open Source. Free for everyone!

Hero is directed by Daniel M Lara, and it is the 6th short film funded by the Blender Cloud.

Following the classic Blender Cloud publishing model, blend files, walkthroughs and breakdowns will be released in the upcoming weeks. You can already enjoy a couple of shots in the gallery.

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Latest Updates

  • Teaser Trailer

    We are proud to present the trailer for Hero, the first Blender Open Movie ever created with Grease Pencil on... read more

  • Play with the new version of Grease Pencil!

    Get Blender 2.8 - Grease Pencil branch The Blender 2.8 branch of Grease Pencil (greasepencil-object) can be... read more

  • Backgrounds Explorations

    One of the weaknesses of "Hero" project is the preproduction in backgrounds, the one month of preprpduction was... read more

  • Bcon Grease Pencil Talks

    Every year the Blender Conference Is a great event , a nice place to meet a lot interesting people and get... read more

  • Grease Pencil Talk in 3D Wire Festival

    Last week I made a presentation and a couple of interviews of "Hero" project in 3D Wire festival celebrated in... read more

  • "Hero" Storyboard Sprint and Team Warm UP

    Javier and Me made the storyboard sprint week, it was so intense and so fruitful, at the same time, the team... read more

  • Setup!

    The last week our great handyman Victor Remolina (@tharkos ) was very busy tuning the new server and the new... read more

  • Hero, a Blender 2D open movie project

    Today we announce "Hero", the latest Open Movie project -the 6th already- funded by the Blender Cloud. As usual... read more

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