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ZBrush: 4R7

For those of you new to the 3D world, ZBrush was first announced at SIGGRAPH and the demo version 1.55 released in 2002, and has been a powerful Digital Sculpting program ever since. Now it’s one of the best with Disney, Weta, and Ubisoft to name a few, incorporating the sculptin...

Posted: 11/22/2014

Folio Friday - Stefan Groenewoud

Every Friday we'll be doing a 3D artist featurette to focus on up and coming talents or industry heavyweights. If you’re fresh to the 3D scene this is a good chance to get to know the artists of the industry. Stefan Groenewoud is a 3D environment and prop artist who's portfolio...

Posted: 11/21/2014

Script Roundup!

Hard surface modeling can be difficult and time consuming. Custom scripts help speed this process. Here is a small collection of useful scripts for Maya and 3Ds Max, some old and some new, all are helpful: Straightening edges is a common issue, and there are many scripts out there to he...

Posted: 11/20/2014

Creating Trees Tips and Tricks

Palms dot the horizon in Crysis, deciduous trees provide a backdrop in the newest COD, and pine trees provide fleeting cover in Halo’s popular Ragnarok map. Trees are a hidden hero of games, while the player never interacts much with them, few realistic games don’t have the...

Posted: 11/19/2014

PBR: The new industry standard

What is PBR? Last GDC saw the launch of Unreal 4 and Marmoset Toolbox 2. Both changed materials to be closer to photorealistic, and raised the bar for realistic assists in the gaming industry. With Unity 5.0 soon to support PBR, we’re going to recap what it is and pr...

Posted: 11/17/2014

New Course! Radio Modeling Series

Stephen Wells kicks off his new series on modeling a Radio in 3ds Max! In this course, instructor Stephen Wells walks you through the process of creating a high poly clock asset within 3ds Max while utilizing many of the modeling, unwrapping, and texture creation tools used in the...

Posted: 11/04/2014

October Freebies!

In case you missed them - check out all our freebies this month! We have a great collection of free videos this month for you! If you haven't joined us yet, don't worry - we launch a free video every week to give back to our incredible Game Artist community. Hopefully this will sh...

Posted: 11/02/2014

The 3dm Halloween Spooky Sale!

Between now and midnight November 3rd, take 50% off EVERYTHING at 3dmotive! We like candy. But we like giving you a sweet deal even more! We're proud to announce we are offering everyone a 50% discount on ANYTHING on the site. This includes our Downloadable courses, New Subscrip...

Posted: 10/29/2014

New Course - Blender for Game Artists!

Blender is the best free modeling program out there, learn how to use it! In this course, instructor Alan Thorn is going to be giving a comprehensive introduction to Blender for Game Artists.  Here, Alan will show you how to get up and running in Blender for creating animated...

Posted: 10/21/2014

New Course - Drone Modeling Series!

Check out this awesome new tutorial on Modeling in Maya! In this tutorial, instructor Laszlo Mandi is going to walk you through his process for creating a security drone inside of Maya and then rendering it in Keyshot. To start, he will be covering basic topology for the mesh an...

Posted: 10/01/2014

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