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More Rigging with Chad Morgan!

Come Learn HumanIK in Maya! In this course, Instructor Chad Robert Morgan will go through the features of Human IK within Maya. To start, we will be discussing the origins of Maya's HumanIK system and some of the pros/cons when compared to its MotionBuilder equivalent.  Fr...

Posted: 01/20/2016

Modo!

In the Spotlight, Modo is Increasingly used in Game Development Modo is a 3d modeling program from The Foundry a UK based software company. They offer a powerful suite of programs that have been used from design to modeling to film editing. This last year we saw a bundle of awesome improv...

Posted: 01/16/2016

Folio Friday Kresimir Jelusic

From Croatia is a conceptual 3d artist Kresimir Jelusic. Kresimir works with an arsenal of programs, autodesk and zbrush to ArchiCAD and Octane Renderer. He focuses on Sci Fi scenery, spaceships along with Star Wars fan art. He mostly does freelance work. Be sure to check out his blog and ...

Posted: 01/15/2016

Oculus Rift Preorders!

Last week, Oculus Rift Ships to Developers and  countdown has appeared on Oculus Rift website to kick off pre orders. Prices are still going to be in the upwards of the hundreds, at exactly $599 not counting tax and shipping. The preorder, which is now open, comes with EVE: Valkyrie a...

Posted: 01/11/2016

New Polycount Contest: WAR PAINT!

  A Steam Workshop Contest Polycount in partnership with Relic Entertainment, the fine folks behind Company of Heroes 2 have released a 3D texturing contest. Pick a Company of Heroes faction, and pick a category to create a completely awesome and new skin for the tank. Categor...

Posted: 01/05/2016

Script Roundup Sherbet Flavored! (Max, Maya and Zbrush)

We kick off a new year with a collection of new scripts from several programs for you to improve your workflow and performance.   Maya GoZ Alternative Script Polycount user LOREX scripted an alternative to GoZ for maya, and is looking for beta testers. Maya Water Animation usi...

Posted: 01/03/2016

Our First Concept Course!

Cel Shading in Photoshop is Here! In this course, Colleen Larson will demonstrate methods for quickly coloring character artwork in a cel shaded style, while focusing on production value as well as flexibility. Over the span of four videos, many subjects will be covered, inc...

Posted: 12/27/2015

3Dmotive’s Massive Holiday Sale!

We’re excited to kickoff our massive Annulal Holiday Sale! Use offer code UGLYSWEATER anywhere around the site and get 60% off new signups and downloads! Are you one of our thousands of satisfied Udemy customers? We’ve got a present for you too - Grab any 3dmotive course ...

Posted: 12/22/2015

Create BlendShapes in Maya!

Learn to Animate Using Blendshapes! In Intro to Blendshapes in Maya, instructor Chad Robert Morgan gives us a detailed look on how to use blendshapes, including how to create blendshapes nodes, adding new targets, and how to create targets. We highlight common pitfalls to avoid...

Posted: 12/21/2015

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

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