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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

Make your Photoshop better with Brusherator!

From the fantastic Sergey Kritskiy, the maker of Perspective Tools, released an extension for photoshop which should speed up the artist's process. Using a separate panel for brush, any artist can fill it with a selection of preset brushes and tools. Brushes are previewed in a separate b...

Posted: 11/22/2016

Building Your Skill Set Brick By Brick!

Procedural Bricks in Substance Painter! In this course we will go over in-depth on how to create a procedural brick wall in Substance Designer 5. We will go over on how to create a base heightmap that has a sculpted feel to it and after that we will move on to creating a normal ma...

Posted: 11/21/2016

New Knald! V 1.2.0

The new version of Knald is out with some robust updates. New choices are added for AO generation; users can now select from Cosine, Uniform Clamped and Uniform Unclamped Ambient Occlusion. Based off a SIGGRAPH course, Knald will now support Bent Normals, in junction with AO, will help cre...

Posted: 11/19/2016

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