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Monday Script Roundup!

Have a look at these helpful scripts & plugins specific to 3Ds Max to help improve your workflow (and get back to playing your Pokemon Go)!   Bone on Spline This script allows bones to animate along on a spline path. Bone on Spline is a simple and fun tool to help you ...

Posted: 07/11/2016

Color Helpers

Color is a huge part of 3d art, and cohesive color schemes are often overlooked in the world of 3D art. Here are some color helpers to help you choose cohesive color schemes for your work.   Adobe Color Helper cc Formally known as Kuler, this website will help you pick out whi...

Posted: 07/07/2016

New Blender Course with Alan Thorn!

A NEW Blender Course is here! In this 3DMotive course intended for intermediate viewers, instructor Alan Thorn explores how to build low-poly environment assets in a dark industrial theme. These meshes fit together seamlessly, like building blocks, for creating expansive a...

Posted: 07/06/2016

Particle Effects! 4th of July special Roundup!

For this special holiday we have a roundup of particle effects from around the web. If you need a refresher on particles in UE4, check out the intro to particle Terminology from Epic Games, and for the Unity user, check out their particle system manual. From technical artist Tom Shann...

Posted: 07/03/2016

Free Resources From Around The Web!

From user Kashaar is a smear effect you can add to objects inside Unreal Engine 4. The effect is inspired by the squash and stretch in Overwatch. Be sure to visit GitHub to download the project files, and drop in to the Polycount Smear Frame Thread to give your thanks! From A Sound Effe...

Posted: 07/02/2016

Paint of Persia

From the animation world is a new tool called Paint of Persia. It was developed by Dunin to allow users to rotoscope over existing footage inside or over another window, and then export the final result. A stable version for windows is not yet available, but is in the works. The program it...

Posted: 06/30/2016

Bi-Monthly Polycount Character Challenge

Aspiring character artists should check out the new art challenge from polycount. You can choose from designs by Anastasia Bulgakova, Michael Lim or Aleksandr Nikonov. Contenders are free to take on and interpret these using whichever programs you feel most fluent with. You are required ...

Posted: 06/25/2016

GDC Europe

After an amazing week of E3 news, releases and new trailers, it is time to get back to the behind the scenes game development. The Game Developers Conference Europe is right around the corner, and even if you can’t make it over there, the talks and and sessions will be posted at the ...

Posted: 06/18/2016

ArtStation Challenge! Concept Artists!

Sponsored by ArtStation Wacom and ILM this one comes right on the heals of their previous ‘the moment” is ‘The Ride’. This new ArtStation challenge focuses on artists creating work from a brief from an art director. This brief will be posted on June 13th. The artist...

Posted: 06/12/2016

Lumberyard Announces VR Support

Amazon announces VR support in the upcoming Lumberyard Beta 1.3. The new editor will have VR support Built right in utilizing the Gems system. Lumberyard uses asset packages, or Gems, which can be added to your game and will add assets or specific features to a game. Enabling these has no ...

Posted: 06/08/2016

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