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This is Normal!

You've Never Seen a Normals Course Like This! In Intro to Normal Maps, Warren Marshall will be providing a crash course on normal maps and walking you through the technical know-how to fix commonly encountered errors in your normal maps. Knowing what's going on under the hood w...

Posted: 09/26/2017

VR Game Creation Tips!

For any students or industry professionals working in VR we have a bite sized roundup of game creation tips for both technical and emotional narrative that may inspire or inform decisions you should be making for your VR games.      Jim Ivon talks with 80.lv on how to ...

Posted: 09/24/2017

FJTools V0.3

From artist Florian Jonas comes a really slick toolset to help production artists speed up workflows in Zbrush. The FJTools allow users to group and rename as well as hiding, isolating, and showing subtools based on prefix. The tool also allows for converting multimeshes to subtools, a...

Posted: 09/19/2017

Hair Tools for Characters!

Creating realistic hair for characters is always a pain. To make the process easier we have for you a roundup of tools that will help make hair modeling faster and more enjoyable for a variety of programs! Braided Hair H.2.3 Created by artist Reza Asaie, this 3Ds Max script allows th...

Posted: 09/16/2017

Marmoset Toolbag 3.03

The new Free update for Marmoset toolbag 3 is here! The 3.03 update is jam packed with new features. The update includes support for Mac computers for the first time. To help with shader creation, the new update supports Python scripting to allow any studio or user to customize and aut...

Posted: 09/12/2017

Give Our Latest Course a Hand!

A NEW Unity Course is here! By the end of Sculpting Hand Anatomy in Zbrush, you'll have a solid understanding of the anatomy of the hand, the underlying muscles, and how to interpret them into the 3D form using zBrush. After a quck intro to the physical anatomy, you will learn how...

Posted: 09/12/2017

ARCore From Google!

Google has released a preview of ARCore which allows developers to build for AR across all Android 7.0 Nougat and above platforms. ARCore is powered by Unreal Engine and UE4 support. The next major UE4 release 4.18 will include the ARKit support with early access for ARCore. Android St...

Posted: 08/30/2017

Custom Shaders for Marmoset Toolbag 3

From the awesome tech artist Danilo Nunes Paulo come some really fantastic new shaders that can be downloaded and customized. Danilo has created a shader that supports animated UV coordinates, for pannar or for displacement and an additional heightmap blend, which would be perfect for ...

Posted: 08/27/2017

DevCon/GamesCom Recap

Since it’s start in 2009, GDC Europe took place next to Gamescom in Germany. Last December, event organizer UBM announced it was cancelling all future GDC Europe events. To fill the void, DevCon was created and hosted nextdoor, to bring together speakers, lecturers and connect in...

Posted: 08/26/2017

Unity 2017.2 Beta Test

Unity 2017.2 enters beta testing! Unity is looking for help beta testing the newest iteration of 2017. If you’re looking for early access to the beta, and willing to help Unity bug hunt, then head on over to the Unity 2017.2 beta post, and don’t forget to see the guide to...

Posted: 08/24/2017

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