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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

Sculpt Interiors in 3ds Max and ZBrush!

Your Interiors Will Never Be The Same! In module one of this course, we will begin by learning how to breakdown a piece of reference to a more manageable state we can work from. Once we understand what is required of us to complete the piece we will start creating the base o...

Posted: 09/06/2016

More 2D Photoshop Courses!

// Another  Photoshop Course Has Arrived! The first thing students will learn in this course is exploring initial designs to use for the rest of the project, as well as tips about reference to makes designs more believable. After the initial design stage, topics like rough ...

Posted: 08/30/2016

Procedural Texture Help

For those of you working with Substance, then you should absolutely check out artist CCKing's The Ultimate Projector substance Plugin which allows you to rotate a texture map on your model.  Artist vlad_the_implyer posted an awesome breakdown of creating stylized t...

Posted: 08/10/2016

Learn More About Materials in UE4!

// A NEW Unreal 4 Course is here! To start off this course, we will be looking at the various ways of displacing textures within UE4. We will then discuss in detail the pros and cons of each method and the best ways they can be utilised for a video game environments. ...

Posted: 08/08/2016

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