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Character Design Contest From Reallusion

Calling all 3D artists character artists! Reallusion has announced a character contest for any character artist to apply. The subject is open to any character, and Reallusion has made free some helpful rigging tools with their Character Creator. Judges will be looking at the work in pr...

Posted: 08/06/2016

SIGGRAPH News

This week wrapped up the 43rd SIGGRAPH conference in Anaheim California. SIGGRAPH is the largest and oldest computer graphic convention showcasing the latest in tech demos, research, new and current hardware, art and education. This year's SIGGRAPH featured a large amount of VR tech, new...

Posted: 07/30/2016

Unity 4.5

The New Unity 4.5 is here and with some nice improvements which include a new Module manager, and upgraded shader importing. Shaders now compile on demand for the specific platform that is targeted for development. Error reporting and shader debugging have also been improved. Editor feat...

Posted: 07/28/2016

Folio Friday - Vadim Spiridonov

This week we would like to feature the artist Vadim Spiridonov. He has does fantastic work on hardsurface models, specifically rifles and accessory hard surface props. He has worked on Escape from Torkov and on DayZ. He currently works at Battle State Games. Check out his fantastic models ...

Posted: 07/22/2016

Perspective Tools v2

From Polycount user kritskiy is a rad new perspective tool for photoshop. With this you’re be able to do dozens of helpful tasks, like make grids anywhere by selecting two lines using the pen tool, wrap texture layers to specific planes, and use those with bezier curves. Perspective ...

Posted: 07/18/2016

Folio Friday Danaos Christopoulos

Making a wave across the internet with his Deadpool, we would like to feature the work of Danaos Christopoulos. He is a 3D character artist from Greece who participates regularly in the polycount challenges. His character work includes a 3D rendition of a Golem from character artist Maria ...

Posted: 07/15/2016

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

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