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Autodesk to Transition to Cloud

The summer of 2016 will mark the last time perpetual licenses of Autodesk will be sold, and after the company announces they will move all software to a subscription basis as reported through Barrons. Month to month payment plans are already available, and those will become the norm....

Posted: 09/29/2015

Unreal Releases Infinity Blade Assets

Awesome news from Epic Studios. They’ve just released all modular environmental, character and prop assets for Infinity blade free for you the user to download! The entire set can be found over at the Unreal Community. The set is thousands of assets strong, and valued at millions of ...

Posted: 09/24/2015

Killing Floor 2 Steam Workshop

The guys over at Tripwire Interactive have announced a Contest and a steam workshop for Killing Floor 2. A thread was started at polycount for help with original and quality asset creation for the Guns n Gear theme. The contest ends October 18, but you’ll be able to submit as many pr...

Posted: 09/23/2015

New Stylized Texturing Course from Ryan Ribot!

More Stylized Texturing! In this course, we will be teaching the necessary skills to prepare and hand paint a 3D Creature for game production. Starting from the baking process, we will cover all the necessary skills that a texture artist will need to paint a character. After...

Posted: 09/23/2015

Help With Normal Maps!

For those of you struggling with normal maps or would like some tips, here are some resources to help get those maps looking shiny! The Handplane program is a free editing program for world space normal maps. Simply bake your normal map in your prefered program, import your model and ...

Posted: 09/19/2015

Folio Friday - Darko Miladinovikj

From the small country of Macedonia is the freelance 3D artist Darko Miladinovikj. Darko’s specialty is hardsurface modeling and texturing of weapons. His portfolio is filled with some fantastically realistic modern rifles, shotguns and pistols along with accessories - scopes, silenc...

Posted: 09/18/2015

Cloth Modeling Tips and Tricks!

Modeling realistic clothing is one of the challenging things a 3d artist will have to do in their career. Recreating soft organic shapes is a must for any artist, so here are some videos to help! Artist thienhai ton has several amazing youtube tutorials for modeling and simulating...

Posted: 09/14/2015

Steam Controller at PAX

The Steam controller was spotted at PAX,  Robbin Walker from Valve showcasing the track wheels which can be reprogrammed completely. The controller was made with mouse and joystick inputs in mind. The Haptic feedback will adjust accordingly. It comes with two familiar trigger buttons ...

Posted: 09/12/2015

Folio Friday - Antonio Neves

Welcome to another installment of Folio friday! This week we would like to feature Antonio neves, a 3d environment and prop artist from brazil. His work is mostly hand painted textures.His work is fresh with some quality use of color and solid texture painting work. He’s worked at Ea...

Posted: 09/11/2015

The Intro to UE4 Has Arrived!

A New Unreal Course is Here! Ever wanted to get into Unreal Engine 4 and unsure where to start? Introduction to Unreal Engine 4 is a course that was created with new starters or those wanting to learn the engine in mind! This 3 volume course will go over many helpful tools t...

Posted: 09/08/2015

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