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Virtual Reality The Next Big Thing?

Virtual reality glasses are nothing new, Oculus Rift has made VR once again popular and exciting. Although kickstarter supporters were able to get a version, and the development kit is currently available, the commercial release date for the oculus rift is expected to be in the middle ...

Posted: 02/02/2015

Getting Technical With Unity AI

One of the hardest things in a game is building working and adopting enemy AI. The Unity store has many 3rd party AI plugins to help you build your game. The most popular of these are the RAIN AI starter kit as well as the Shooter AI. Both have free demos for you to try out before taki...

Posted: 01/31/2015

ZBrush 4R7 is Here!

ZBrush 4R7 is Here! The long wait is finally over! Pixologic has officially released the highly anticipated 4R7. Boasting a large collection of new tools, and upgrades to old ones. The new Polygonal modeling tool ZModeler will allow users to hard surface model inside ZBrush, ...

Posted: 01/28/2015

3D Modeling On The Go!

Stuck in transit or family outing but desperately need to model something? Any other artist can wip out a sketchbook, but 3d modelers often find themselves at a disadvantage. Here is a list of tablet and budget friendly 3d apps: Space Draw From Scalisoft Space draw is for the Android...

Posted: 01/25/2015

5 Must Have Scripts

Get Bent Written by Shon Mitchell, this is a Maya script useful for bending hard surface trim pieces. Get Bent is supported for 2015 and earlier versions. Marvelous Tool If you’re using Marvelous Designer this script will aid in the preparation of models into 3ds Max. ...

Posted: 01/24/2015

Folio Fridays - Jonas Axelsson

Hailing from the land of Vikings and IKEA (Sweden) is Jonas Axelsson. Jonas is a newer artist to the industry of game art. Often he can be found posting his environmental work on Polycount. His work is wonderfully atmospheric and feels like it's already from a game.   ...

Posted: 01/23/2015

New Course! - Organic Polypainting in ZBrush

Learn Organic Polypainting in ZBrush! In this series, we jump into creating textures in Zbrush using polypainting. We'll examine the mesh and review references for the model and then we'll do a small exploration into matcaps and colours. We'll then begin to layer in a foundatio...

Posted: 01/18/2015

Put Your Skills to the Test!

For up and coming artists contests are a great way of testing your skill against other artists and for getting your work out there in the community. Judges for these tend to be industry heavy weights and of course there are the prizes. A shot at money and fame aside, These are one of t...

Posted: 01/18/2015

Folio Fridays: Joe Wilson

Joe "Earthquake" Wilson, at the front lines of game art.  Known by his peers for constantly testing the limitations of contemporary game art. Today he is the Senior artist at Marmoset helping to push the envelope of game art further into realism. Many of the Marmoset tutorials we...

Posted: 01/16/2015

New Course! - Monster Sculpting Series - Tsathoggua

Stephen Wells is back again with a new ZBrush sculpting course! For this course, we explore Dynamesh sculpting in Zbrush and we're continuing our cosmic entity series by working on Tsathoggua, one of the Old Gods and rival of Cthulhu. We'll be delving into dyamesh by first addi...

Posted: 01/15/2015

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