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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

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

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