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Taylor’s Tools Zbrush plugin

From polycount user CapableWizard is a collection of Zbrush plugins that they’re found help their pipeline: SmartSphere - makes a sphere directly where the mouse is for ease of block out. Toggle Window Opacity - allows for opacity to be hotkeyed BorderSmooth -  smooths t...

Posted: 12/20/2015

Learn how to use 3DO!

Quixel has a handy series of youtube videos to help with their software, the most recent of which is a helpful tutorial covering all the ins and outs of 3DO, the rendering software that handles PBR with ease and grace while integrates into photoshop. 3DO was updated in Quixels 2.0 update, ...

Posted: 12/19/2015

Folio Friday - Christoph Schindelar

This week we would like to feature artist australian 3d artist christoph Schindelar. You might recall seeing his work make the rounds on his fantastic displacement textures. Christopher is a 3d generalist specializing in hyper realistic rendering. He uses a large assortment of prog...

Posted: 12/18/2015

Unity 5.3 is Here!

Unity 5.3 comes with a new version of MonoDevelop-Unity (5.9) which makes troubleshooting easier and quicker along with an overhaul on it’s UI. Unity 5.3 also allows you to split scenes up in a new and streamlined management system. For you art nerds out there Unity 5.3 comes with a ...

Posted: 12/13/2015

Free Textures and Substance Painter Tutorial

Allegorithmic Tutorial from Michael Pavlovich! From artist Michael Pavlovich is a series of tutorials on Allegorithmic's Substance Painter. If you’re looking to pick up some extra training, Michael takes you through the basic interface, painting with materials and map usage all th...

Posted: 12/12/2015

Folio Friday - Daniel Toky Schott

This we would like to feature the wonderful work of Daniel Toky Schott. A 3d generalist artist, Daniel does a mix of prop work, environment and character designs. Daniel has worked as an artist for mobile game company Wooga studios. Daniel focuses on character work for Max Ammo and Soft Lu...

Posted: 12/11/2015

More Hand Painted Texturing!

Let's Paint More Weapons! During this course we will utilize a combination of Maya and Photoshop to take a concept for a stylized weapon and translate that into a fully realized low poly hand painted asset for use within a video game environment. We'll start by briefly analyzing...

Posted: 12/07/2015

Humster 3D Car Challange

The folks over at Humster3D often run art challenges. The most recent one finished up with the winners announced. Carlos Pecino scored 1st place with an amazing render of  an  Mercedes AMG GT 2080. Second place went to  Sergey Smereka with a really sweet looking rat rod....

Posted: 12/06/2015

Color Constructor!

Fresh from painter Murry Lancashire is a small and handy new program for creating colors for paintings. The tool is mostly for 2d artists, but could be handy with many applications for tailoring scene colors and finding a lovely color palette. Check out his gumroad for a full descripti...

Posted: 12/05/2015

Folio Friday - Mathias Koehler

We’ed like to introduce you to Mathias Koehler, an awesome generalist artist from Germany. He comes from a background of Industrial Design, but also does some fantastic Sci Fi 3d modeling for Shallow Space. Be sure to check out his portfolio website for more awesome 2D and sketchfab ...

Posted: 12/04/2015

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