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Google Summer of Code - 2022 Projects

Progress updates for 2022

Current State

The information in this page still to be populated through the duration of the Google Summer of Code.

1st evaluation - 25 - 29 July
Final submission - 5 - 12 September


Development Forum

All Blender and code related topics will go to the devtalk forum. Here students will also post their weekly reports, and can ask for feedback on topics or share intermediate results with everyone.

For real-time discussions between students and mentors. Weekly meetings will be scheduled here as well.


Google has granted 4 projects for the Blender Foundation.

3D Text Usability Improvements

by Yash Dabhade
Mentors: Campbell Barton
Branch: soc-2022-text-usability

Integrating Many Lights Sampling into Cycles

by Jeffrey Liu
Mentors: Brecht Van Lommel
Branch: soc-2022-many-lights-sampling

Soft Bodies Simulation using Extended Position-Based Dynamics

by Aarnav Dhanuka
Mentors: Sebastian Parborg
Branch: soc-2022-soft-bodies

Waveform Drawing Improvements

by Ming Xu
Mentors: Richard AntalĂ­k
Branch: soc-2022-waveform-drawing