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Handplane Baker Prop Art Contest!

Calling All Prop Artists and Polycounters! In celebration of the new version of Handplane, the makers have announced a contest! The objective is to model and texture an old school woodworking hand plane using handplane software and load the completed version into an engine of your choice....

Posted: 12/12/2016

Hum3D Art Challange Winners!

Our friends over at Hum3D announced the winners of their 3D car challenge. With 156 entries and a stricter set of rules, the judges had a hard time settling on the winners. First place is Nööburgring by Piotr Tatar. Impressing the judges with a photoreal textures and modelin...

Posted: 12/10/2016

Folio Friday - Christian Cunningham

Hailing from the USA is 3D environmental artist Christian Cunningham. His portfolio spans everything from full environments to beautifully crafted props and weapons. Chris worked on Riftwalker’s Siege of Inaolia as well as The Final Stand from Hella Games Entertainment. We were a...

Posted: 12/09/2016

Scripts from Miauu

From artist Miauu, also known as Kostadin Kotev are a bunch of useful scripts for 3ds Max. Hailing from Bulgaria, this artist has been creating useful scripts to help out fellow artists with their workflow. Check the videos from Miauu below to see a demo of some of these in action. These a...

Posted: 12/04/2016

UNITY 5.5 Update!

This week saw the release of the latest and greatest update of Unity. With this release comes improvements to the animation window, really awesome particle effect capabilities and a whole bunch of other fun capabilities to really dial in your video game. Vertex shaders can take extra...

Posted: 12/03/2016

Blizzard Student Art Contest Portfolio!

For those of you who are in college then the blizzard student art contest may be challange you’re looking for a winter break project. Two categories exist, one for Environment and one for characters. You must match the style of an area or race in World of Warcraft. Winners get a tour...

Posted: 12/02/2016

Cyber Monday Software Sales Roundup!

As we recover from our thanksgiving coma and get ready for work we realize it’s Cyber Monday! But before impulsively of buying a small drone with built in laser pointer for the cat or the new wireless subwoofer blender combo we may want to step back and look over some cool softwa...

Posted: 11/28/2016

Build an Environment from Scratch in UE4!

A NEW UE4 Course is here! In this course we will go over on Building an Exterior Environment in Unreal Engine 4 from scratch. We will be using free packs from the Unreal Marketplace to construct this environment as I cover some essential topics such as the Unreal Engine 4 UI, vert...

Posted: 11/28/2016

Marmoset ToolBag 3 Released!

The anticipated Marmoset Toolbag 3 is now out. This new version of Toolbag comes loaded with more features than ever, from animation to texture baking, Marmoset is making the case to be an integral part of any artist's pipeline. One of the major new features is the addition of an Anima...

Posted: 11/26/2016

Folio Friday - Bryce Szandro

This week we would like to introduce 3D artist Bryce Szandro, who hails from Melbourne Australia. Currently working in Architecture Visualization and doing the occasional freelance, Bryce has been moving towards 3D environments for video games, and his portfolio is looking awesome! We ...

Posted: 11/25/2016

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