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Applications! VIVE X Start up Funds and GDC Volunteer positions!

VIVE X The VIVE X Global Accelerator program is aiming to get new companies training, support services, mentorship and funding to create a diverse range of VR projects. HTC will be giving out some of a $100 million set up specifically to develop the VR environment. Application ends on...

Posted: 10/16/2016

Unity 5.4.2

This week saw the launch of the next update to the Unity Engine! While this isn't a huge update compared to previous ones, there have been many notable improvements. The reflection probe component now displays Box Size instead of Size and the Probe Origin is now Box offset. Tooltips and to...

Posted: 10/15/2016

Folio Friday - Moses Saintfleur

This week we would like to feature Environment artist Moses Saintfleur. Moses has been creating awesome environment work, and atmospheric scenes. Recently he has created substance materials for the successful kickstarter project Days of War which you can check out at their webpage. Check o...

Posted: 10/14/2016

Materials for Substance!

Fun with smart materials! PBR materials have never been as fun and easy to work with as much as substance Painter has made them. If you’re looking to fill up on more brushes and smart materials for your projects then check out Substance share; the place to share and create subst...

Posted: 10/09/2016

Brush alphas Roundup!

Sculpting on a cloudy Saturday? Finishing a project for school? This collection of handpicked zbrush alpha sets may be just the thing you may need! From Paul Tosca is an awesome set of stone damage and texture. These are a perfect set to use to create damage, cracks or just to add that ...

Posted: 10/08/2016

Zbrush Core!

Made for students and hobbyists! Pixologic at their annual Zbrush 2016 summit announced the smaller affordable version of the zbrush software, Zbrush Core. The more affordable Core offers basic sculpting features of Zbrush for an affordable cost. Zbrush Core contains the standard s...

Posted: 10/04/2016

Layered Asset Workflow Exposed!

Modeling Workflow Simplified! During this course we will be exploring the process of creating a conceptual 3D Environment asset from using a layered approach to design and form. We will begin by using existing reference materials and overlaying recognizable shapes, forms and silho...

Posted: 09/27/2016

Substance Painter 2.3

The new Substance Painter release is now here. The main new feature is an export to photoshop which builds files into .PSD files. Adjustable padding now has been added as well, along with the adjustable color set of the background of UV sheets. Scripting now allows for extra maps to be...

Posted: 09/16/2016

Unreal Engine 4.13 Released!

VR Spectacular! The new Unreal Engine is making a splash in the VR community with further updated VR support and VR template projects. These projects allow you to grab a demo level and pull it apart to see how to properly set up Motion Controllers. The VR editor is improved with an expe...

Posted: 09/13/2016

Back to School Resource Roundup!

With semesters starting or underway, here are some useful back to school materials to help you in your Digital Art Classes! UE4 Materials Unreal Engine has uploaded an automotive material set from their 2016 GDC Demo For free. The pack features 21 master materials along with 75 mat...

Posted: 09/09/2016

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