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From user Kashaar is a smear effect you can add to objects inside Unreal Engine 4. The effect is inspired by the squash and stretch in Overwatch. Be sure to visit GitHub to download the project files, and drop in to the Polycount Smear Frame Thread to give your thanks! From A Sound Effe...

Posted: 07/02/2016

Paint of Persia

From the animation world is a new tool called Paint of Persia. It was developed by Dunin to allow users to rotoscope over existing footage inside or over another window, and then export the final result. A stable version for windows is not yet available, but is in the works. The program it...

Posted: 06/30/2016

Bi-Monthly Polycount Character Challenge

Aspiring character artists should check out the new art challenge from polycount. You can choose from designs by Anastasia Bulgakova, Michael Lim or Aleksandr Nikonov. Contenders are free to take on and interpret these using whichever programs you feel most fluent with. You are required ...

Posted: 06/25/2016

GDC Europe

After an amazing week of E3 news, releases and new trailers, it is time to get back to the behind the scenes game development. The Game Developers Conference Europe is right around the corner, and even if you can’t make it over there, the talks and and sessions will be posted at the ...

Posted: 06/18/2016

ArtStation Challenge! Concept Artists!

Sponsored by ArtStation Wacom and ILM this one comes right on the heals of their previous ‘the moment” is ‘The Ride’. This new ArtStation challenge focuses on artists creating work from a brief from an art director. This brief will be posted on June 13th. The artist...

Posted: 06/12/2016

Lumberyard Announces VR Support

Amazon announces VR support in the upcoming Lumberyard Beta 1.3. The new editor will have VR support Built right in utilizing the Gems system. Lumberyard uses asset packages, or Gems, which can be added to your game and will add assets or specific features to a game. Enabling these has no ...

Posted: 06/08/2016

Learn to Rig a Quadruped in Maya!

A New Rigging Course has Arrived! Quadrupeds come in various types, and they all have their own unique needs, but in this module we will rig a canine character which covers many of the unique problems in rigging a quadruped. Some of these problems include how to deal with th...

Posted: 06/06/2016

Normal Tool

Normals Made Easier! From tech artist Travis (Toolzor) is a new script for photoshop called Normally Panel. Normally Penel contains Normally Blue 1 & 2 for normal map rotation but Normally Penel combines these into one script and gives the user some handy buttons to rotate, and...

Posted: 06/04/2016

UE4 4.12 Released!

This new Unreal Engine 4.12 update is one of the largest, with new tools added, improvements and featuring hundreds of updates. The highly anticipated 4.12 comes with the new Sequencer, the real-time cinematics and animation tool. VR editor is available with this release, ...

Posted: 06/02/2016

Scripts and Plugins!

Speed up your process with this collection of useful scripts and plugins for a variety of 3d programs! Styx From Daniel Molnar is a new script called Styx; a plugin for Maya, 3ds Max and Zbrush which assists in importing between all of them.   PolyUnwrapper 4...

Posted: 05/29/2016

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