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New Release! - Monster Sculpting Series - Elder Thing!

Sculpt the Ender Thing in ZBrush! In this series, we take on one of the very oddest creatures of the Cthulhu pantheon: the Elder Thing! We'll be using dynamesh for the entire alien entity but we're going to pull some "Frankensteining", that is, we're going to be creating differ...

Posted: 02/12/2015

5 3ds Max Useful Scripts!

Random Mesh Standard Object Looking for some organic shapes to start concepting creatures or building some rocks? Try Random Mesh standard object from Michael Hons. Random mesh lets you make a random primitive to start and allows for vertex colors to be added. Fractal Maker Anothe...

Posted: 02/11/2015

Unity 5 Candidate Release 1

  Today Unity 5 moves from Beta and moves into it’s first Release Candidate. The online Unity community is excited for it to approach final version release. For those of you who are thinking of upgrading to Unity 5 you can with your Unity Pro account. Links to component...

Posted: 02/09/2015

Learn Fibermesh in ZBrush!

New Course - Intro to Fibermesh in ZBrush! In this course, we'll be introduced to the world of Fibermesh in Zbrush. We'll first use Fibermesh on a simple plane and using some of the many groom brushes to 'brush' the hairs. We'll then move onto adjusting hairs with symmetry as w...

Posted: 02/08/2015

Folio Fridays - Matthias Develtere

Currently a Junior 3D artist at Machinegames in Sweden, Matthias is an amazingly talented self-learner. He displays some solid hard surface vehicles in his portfolio, and now as a professional artist his work continues to improve with some extremely beautiful vehicle work. Here's just ...

Posted: 02/06/2015

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

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