Happy birthday BlenderKit!
Our BlenderKit is no longer a kitten. Today we celebrate one year and so much has happened.
Here is a short list of our coolest achievements:
- Over 160 artists uploaded assets to our website. A big team indeed!
- The artists uploaded over 2,000 assets. Over 50% of these assets can be found in the free section.
- Over 23,000 users registered to BlenderKit. Additionally, there are anonymous users using the add-on.
- And no worries, the add-on went through many improvements. Fewer bugs and more things to play with.
- The add-on is now shipped with Blender. Just one click and you get all the goodies, no registration needed. Can it get any better?
- Well, yes, it can! Because we are also Diamond subscribers to Blender Development Fund and we (you) already sent €2000 to make every Blender artist a bit happier.
- Our website also got better. There is a gallery. There are articles and tutorials. Soon there will be even more updates.
- And maybe you saw us at the Blender conference 2019? We were there to present our kitten.
For more info, please check our blog and see our kitten grows:
We invite you to celebrate with us! As a present, grab this free cake model and use it in your scenes, or take any other of the 1000+ free assets that our creators give you.
Join the 400 awesome people supporting our creators. The happy birthday discounts will last until the 20th of November.
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