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Create a good topological grid from marvelous using maya

This tutorial shows you how to create a good topological grid using maya. If someone used marvelous he knows that the grid no so good even if you use quads.

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Character & Cloth Production Tips

Konstantin Gdalevich prepared a detailed breakdown of his recent character Bird made for the challenge covering time-management tips for those who want to participate in challenges, sculpting process, cloth material and more. The project turned out to be very colorful and eclectic. Be it city maps or global locations, real or fictional, we had been digging in a bunch of… Continue Reading Character & Cloth Production Tips

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[Podcast] How the User Forum Changed the Course of SOLIDWORKS Software

What do you picture when I say “starting a movement?”  Do you picture angry mobs of people walking down a city street or outside of a City Hall?  Or perhaps you think of a large basement full of people speaking their minds?  Or perhaps you visualize the old Frankenstein movie with the angry mob heading… Continue Reading [Podcast] How the User Forum Changed the Course of SOLIDWORKS Software

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Sculpting Miles Morales from Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Did a fan-art of Miles Morales from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. If you haven’t watched the movie yet, you should!! Anyways, the first part is covering the sculpting, modeling, re-topology, rigging and posing. Part 2 will is about texturing and creating the materials. Character 3D models on Flatpyramid. Part 2 Source

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The 50 Best CAD Tools for Ideation, Rendering, Prototyping and More for Product Engineers

Top 3D CAD Modeling Software Product engineers are designing, developing, and taking products to market at a dizzying rate today, and that’s due in part to the advancements in software tools over the past few years. 3D CAD modeling tools especially have been beneficial to increasing the speed with which product engineers can generate models for… Continue Reading The 50 Best CAD Tools for Ideation, Rendering, Prototyping and More for Product Engineers

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Crafting a Stylized Japanese Character

Quentin Cartry talked about his stylized character made for the ArtStation Challenge Feudal Japan. Software used: ZBrush, Substance Painter, Photoshop, 3D-Coat, Marmoset Toolbag, Maya. Introduction Hey! My name is Quentin Cartry. I’m a 3D artist from France, but now I live in Montreal. I started studying 3D in Paris 3 years ago, and last year I decided to go to Montreal for the… Continue Reading Crafting a Stylized Japanese Character

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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… Continue Reading Artist Resume: What It Is & What It Does

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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… Continue Reading Best Workstation Computer for 3D Modeling and Rendering

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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… Continue Reading Best 20 Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software in 2019

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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… Continue Reading Behind the Scenes: Retired Unit in 3D

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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… Continue Reading Making a 3D Wooden Fizz from League of Legends

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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… Continue Reading 15 Mighty Maya Tutorials To Try Today

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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,… Continue Reading Now It’s Easy Reverse-Engineer 3D Models

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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… Continue Reading Level Design. Building a Stylized Druid’s Sanctuary

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