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Artist Resume: What It Is & What It Does

Andrew Johnson wrote a great article about resumes: what it is and what it does for an artist, what information is worth mentioning and what’s better to drop… look for the second part next week! Artist Resumes: A Primer Is a resume really all that important if you have a great portfolio? For artists, I think […]

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Modeling Achilles’ Sword for 3D Printing!

3D modeling Achilles’ sword inspired by the prop from the movie Troy. Using photo reference of the prop, Darrell explains how he creates a faithful replica that retains all the characteristics of the original! Shot and edited by Darrell Maloney  Source

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Best Workstation Computer for 3D Modeling and Rendering

The most interesting thing about looking for a Computer or Workstation for 3D Modeling and Rendering, is the fact that 3D Modeling and (CPU) Rendering are two very different use cases. Both use the Hardware of a Computer in very different ways! CPU Rendering CPU Rendering in itself uses all cores of a CPU 100% of the […]

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Best 20 Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software in 2019

Building information modeling (BIM) software is widely used by many construction businesses—big and small—especially in the AEC sector. With the plenty of BIM software solutions available today, the challenge comes in narrowing down the products to choose from. A good place to start is looking at the best building information modeling software solutions. What are […]

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Behind the Scenes: Retired Unit in 3D

My name is Carlos Sosa, I’m a 3D artist from Quito, Ecuador. I’m 36 years old and I’m the Multimedia Director at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Quito. I’m also one of the 3D instructors at the Institute. We are the first education institution in Ecuador to use Blender as our weapon of choice […]

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Making a 3D Wooden Fizz from League of Legends

Ricardo Viana shared his process of simulating a wooden Fizz statuette in 3D using ZBrush, Substance Painter, and Unreal Engine. Introduction I’m Ricardo Viana, 23 years old. I’m a graduating Animation student and a 3D artist from Brazil focusing on characters. I started my journey into digital art when I was 15 y.o., searching for cool stereoscopic 3D images. Accidentally, I found […]

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15 Mighty Maya Tutorials To Try Today

Fire up your copy of Autodesk’s 3D animation software and try out one of these high-quality Maya tutorials. Autodesk Maya is one of the go-to packages for 3D artists. In this post, we’ve rounded up the best Maya tutorials to help you make the most of this powerful tool. With its advanced tools and high-end […]

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Now It’s Easy Reverse-Engineer 3D Models

Researchers at MIT have developed a new way of editing CAD models. Described in the paper, InverseCSG: Automatic Conversion of 3D Models to CSG Trees, this method makes it easier and time-effective to customize 3D models and recover their metadata. If coupled with 3D printing, the researchers believe this method could become a powerful tool for reverse engineering, […]

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Level Design. Building a Stylized Druid’s Sanctuary

Introduction My name is Nicholas Balm and I come from a town in the United Kingdom called Cheltenham. I am a 3D environment artist and I specialize in stylized environments. I am also the proud owner of the art studio Tiny Talisman Games and through that and personal freelance, I have worked on games such as the recently released […]

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Rendering: Where Are We Now?

Rendering is great. You take a flat-looking CAD model, or scene, apply some materials and lighting, press some buttons, wait a while…and behold! You have a photorealistic looking scene. Or as near to that as possible. Rendering software comes in all shapes and sizes. For instance, Hollywood uses rendering in your favorite CGI blockbusters; video […]

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Studying Spirit Shrine & Accepting Failures

Moses Saintfleur talked about his Spirit Shrine environment created for the Artstation Challenge, the workflow in ZBrush, the fear to fail and the value of failures, and creativity. Recent Updates Hey! Сurrently I work at CyberConnect2 Montreal as an environment artist. This past couple of months have been a huge learning experience for me not only as an artist but in […]

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Professional Texturing Made Easy in Blender 2.80: Mask Node

Here is a full video lesson on using the Mask Node. A free tool used to add quick professional effects to your models. Source

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Программа-Инкубатор от FlatPyramid в Сфере Анимации, Игр и Киберспорта

В данный момент мы стремимся инвестировать, производить и совместно руководить разработкой и производством 2D- или 3D-анимации, игрового и киберспортивного контента. По сути, наша цель – финансировать и разрабатывать такого рода контент. При необходимости мы будем поддерживать вас 3D-моделями с нашей платформы, финансово инвестируем в вашу компанию, с получением доли в акционерном капитале и обеспечим руководство […]

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Стипендия в 1000$ от FlatPyramid

FlatPyramid предлагает 3D-стипендию всем, кто интересуется компьютерной графикой и смежными областями обучения. Это наша помощь сообществу и попытка стимулировать рост и развитие в 3D индустрии. Кто может подать заявку? Любой, кто изучает 2D или 3D графику, анимацию, дизайн, художественное проектирование. В основном, начинающие 3D-художники, 3D-моделеры, специалисты по компьютерной графике, аниматоры, дизайнеры и т. д. Как […]

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Stylized Character Workflow with Zbrush

Elina Karimova shared her character workflow used in personal projects and tips and talked about her Dwarf project made with ZBrush, Photoshop, and Marmoset Toolbag. Introduction Hi! My name is Elina Karimova. I started to pursue CG in 2015, in my university days. I had been studying architecture and we were taught some courses on 3D, rendered architecture and infrastructure in 3ds […]

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