3d rendering

If you are into 3D, you often hear the term 3D rendering. And if you are new to it, you may be wondering what 3D rendering means. You may get a different meaning for it, but they all boils down to the process of creating an image based on 3-dimensional data stored within a computer. It […]

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Maya Boolean Modeling

May 24, 2017

Maya Boolean Modeling

Learn how to do Boolean modeling in Maya. From basic boolean operations, anatomy of a boolean, where to use Booleans to common Boolean errors, you will surely learn the basics here. In order to follow this tutorial, it’s best if you have a basic knowledge of Maya. But before we start, let’s understand what Booleans […]

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TheRookies: 8 Days to go until submission is closed

May 24, 2017
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Are you an aspiring artist? Do you want to get noticed by top studios or just wanted to showcase your work? If yes, then don’t miss out this once in a lifetime opportunity. Autodesk Maya just opened its door to students, designers, illustrators, filmmakers, animators, digital artists or a developer to showcase their talents around […]

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Using MASH in Maya | How to Create Eyelashes

May 18, 2017
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To provide a procedural animation workflow as well as modeling, Autodesk Maya’s motion graphics toolkit was developed. With the addition of tools such as Placer and World Nodes that are used for modeling, the complex task becomes simpler and faster. Creating or adding eyelashes on a character model using MASH in Maya is a good […]

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GarageFarm.NET Now Supports Solid Angle’s Arnold Core 5.0.0.1

May 11, 2017
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GarageFarm.Net sent out a news release today about their support for the new Solid Angle’s Arnold renderer version. The PR says the render farm now supports Arnold Core 5.0.0.1. This is on top of the recent updates from the company whose been working continuously in supporting 3d artist with their render farm needs. The company […]

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How to Get SketchUp for FREE

May 9, 2017
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Whether you’re looking to shift careers or want to start with 3D design and animation, you will need to decide which software to use. However, there are few software out there that provides FREE downloads. If you are into architectural and interior design or landscape architectural design, Sketchup is the perfect software for you. SketchUp […]

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How to Skin Shading in Arnold Renderer for Maya

How to Skin Shading in Arnold Renderer for Maya May 3, 2017

This tutorial will walk you through skin shading using Arnold renderer for Maya. Scene files and texture can be downloaded here to be used as the starting point.The tutorial will also explore some of alSurface features by creating a skin shader and cover the basics linear workflow setup in Maya 2016 and MtoA. We’ll also […]

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How to Export an Optimized Image From SketchUp – A SketchUp Tutorial

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Michael Lavalley, one of my favorite Sketchup artist posted on Twitter today a really helpful guide about how to export an optimized image from SketchUp. He also provided video guides for each setup which I think makes it easier to follow. As we all know SketchUp is a great program for 3D modeling and learning […]

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Photo Matching Setup in Sketchup

April 21, 2017
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Photo matching in Sketchup is very useful when you want to model based on a photograph. This is one of the unique features in Sketchup that makes it stand out from other 3d software. Our friend Tony Gushanas‏(@designerhacks) shared on Twitter today this useful tutorial on How to setup photo matching in Sketchup. He also […]

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How to Increase 3DS Max Rendering Speed?

April 10, 2017
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Everybody wants to speed up their 3ds Max rendering, who doesn’t want to? If you are renting a 3ds Max render farm, this would mean saving more time and of course, render cost. If you have your own rendering machine, this would mean lesser render time and RAM usage. Not knowing how to optimize or […]

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