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Emissive Special Roundup!

  Today we’ll be looking at emissive maps. These are maps that have now light cast on them so their pixels show at their full intense color. These are also called Glow maps, or Incandescence Map or Fullbright Map depending on the engine you’re using. They do...

Posted: 01/13/2015

50% off Holiday Sale!

Between now and midnight December 26th, take 50% off EVERYTHING at 3dmotive! Winter has arrived! Hopefully you haven't frozen your face off - because we're bringing some fat sacks down that chimney and giving away a 50% discount on ANYTHING on the site. This includes both our do...

Posted: 12/22/2014

Folio Friday - Chad King

If you’re a fan of the Bioshock series then you’ll immediately recognize Chad King’s environmental work. Chad worked on both Bioshock and Bioshock Infinite at Irrational Games concepting and creating environment architecture sets and props. Chad comes f...

Posted: 12/20/2014

New Release! - Monster Sculpting Series - Cthulhu

Stephen Wells Teaches Monster Sculpting! In this course we jump into the worlds of ZBrush dynamesh sculpting and H.P. Lovecraft at the same time! We tackle the Old God, Cthulhu, by starting with a simple dynamesh sphere and using several techniques, we pull and push and scul...

Posted: 12/19/2014

Script Roundup!

3ds Max scripts speed up the artists workflow and help them create awesome pro assets while reducing their workflow. Incorporating them into the workflow is a must for every 3D artist! Debris Maker 2 Debris Maker 2 is a wonderful free collection of scripts for 3ds Max that can genera...

Posted: 12/18/2014

A Brief Introduction to 3D Printing

    3D printers are fast becoming popular among hobbyist and 3D artists. Anything you can model can be printed, parts on a camera, designer jewelry, toys or appliances. As depicted in Big Hero 6, it may very well be that every household will have one.   The skill ...

Posted: 12/16/2014

New Release! - Stylized Character Texturing

The Stylized Texturing course is here! In this course, Ryan Ribot we will be teaching the necessary skills to prepare and hand paint a 3D Character for game production. To begin, he will focus on the process of setting up topology and uv's, as this is an important process to u...

Posted: 12/14/2014

ZBrush Summit Presentation: Red Storm Entertainment

At the last E3, Red Storm Entertainment released awesome gameplay footage for The Division. The game looks stunning, set in a post apocalyptic city with next gen PBR awesomeness. Recently Pixologic released another summit presentation with the Red Storm Entertainment weap...

Posted: 12/13/2014

Quixel Announces Closed Beta For Megascans

Megascans Closed Beta to Start in January! Last GDC Quixel announced and demoed their new service Megascans, which is a library compiled of thousands of high resolution scans of real world materials and assists. Every scanned material is perfectly tileable, sized in 2X2 meters...

Posted: 12/11/2014

New Course! - UV Unwrapping in Maya!

Stephen Wells teaches UV Unwrapping in Maya! In this course, instructor Stephen Wells is going to walk us through the process of learning the UV Unwrapping tools located within Maya.  To start he will be showing us the basics of UVs and manipulating them in the UV Tex...

Posted: 12/11/2014

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