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zSpace, Autodesk Make Tinkercad Designs Immersive

zSpace and Autodesk have teamed up to let students explore 3D objects in an immersive VR environment. Tinkercad is Autodesk’s free, browser-based 3D modeling environment that lets users build complex 3D objects by combining simple 3D shapes like cubes, spheres, cones and cylinders. Designs created in Tinkercad are used for everything from 3D printing to […]

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The basics of realistic texturing

Blender expert Andrew Price, aka Blender Guru, reveals the secrets of realistic texturing in Blender in this detailed video tutorial. In this tutorial, Price shows you how to take a texture and creating some variations of it, using Photoshop, then putting them into Blender. Price has a whole host of excellent Blender video tutorials on his […]

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NASA Scientist Develops First 3D Model of Melting Snowflake

NASA is set to launch two satellite missions this year, in addition to conducting field research that will give scientists a better view of Earth’s frozen regions – made up of glaciers, ice sheets, permafrost, sea ice, and snow cover – known collectively as the cryosphere. One of the ways NASA studies the cryosphere is through snowflake research – […]

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Easter Experiments With Chocolate and X-Ray

Maybe you’ve been curious about what’s inside the chocolate.  Scientists at the UK’s University of Manchester have used X-Ray Computer Tomography to scan a chocolate Easter bunny, an Easter egg, a Toblerone, a Crème Egg, a Kit Kat, Maltesers, Ferrero Rocher, and a Double Decker bar. The Easter holiday is proving a tricky time: the researchers […]

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How To Model a 3D Easter Scene in 3ds Max

Check this small tutorial on How To Model a 3D Easter Scene in 3ds Max. The tutorial is created by Yyoshielectron.

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Top 5 3D Printed Easter Acessories

Easter is over in most of the countries and we’ve gathered interesting accessories that people have printed for the holiday. Here you may find a lot of interesting related 3D models. Cookie Cutter Easter Eggs Easter Bunny Egg Formed Lampshade Egg Holders

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How virtual 3D modelling and simulation can help us create better cities

New technologies offer new possibilities for planning and designing cities. 3D urban modelling and simulation can give a real sense of the outcomes of planning decisions. However, incorporating these technologies into planning practice has its challenges. The possibilities of 3D modelling A virtual 3D city model is a digital model of urban areas. It represents […]

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3D Modeling Events in the World Map

You will find 3D modeling related events on this map, just choose the date. Click on Tab button to open the slider, where you can pick different dates.

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Antwerp City Hall has been turned into a 3D printed model

3D software company Materialise has put together a huge 3D printed model of Antwerp City Hall, a building from the 16th century. The company had to use its Mammoth Stereolithography 3D printers for the large-scale 3D printing project. The Belgian city of Antwerp has many spectacular buildings, including its gold and marble-lined Central Station, its […]

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How To Reverse Engineer And Model Mechanical Parts

Step 1: Determine units Start by asking yourself where the part was made, and more specifically where it was designed. A part originating outside of the United States is probably metric, but what if it was designed by an American company and simply manufactured overseas? Alternatively, what if it was designed overseas, but with the purpose of […]

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A 3D reconstruction of Grenfell Tower Fire to find out the truth

Investigators are asking the public to send them video footage they have of the Grenfell Tower fire to allow them to build a full 3D timeline of how the fire spread. The Grenfell Tower fire which left 71 people dead last June deeply affected communities far beyond the west London residential block, and still leaves […]

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How to create realistic reflections

Not all surfaces have the same reflective characteristics, and if you want your renders to look realistic then you’ll need to ensure that they reflect light properly. In this tutorial from 3D World, Pietro Chiovaro talks through how best to create realistic reflections in Blender. Looking at the render above, you’ll notice that not all […]

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Introduction to Camera Tracking

This tutorial will give you a complete beginners introduction to Blender Camera Tracking and how to start using it right now. Finished Result Interesting 3D models for you. Source: blenderguru.com

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How 3D printing Can Impact Architecture Industry

10 ways 3D printing can impact the future of architecture: 1. New designs Due to the nature of the technology and how items are created using printers, developers and engineers will need to come up with new and innovative ways to create modern structures. More importantly, the designs and modeling of said structures will change […]

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Now You Can Get 70 Percent of Your Time Back From CAD Data

Get 70 Percent of Your Time Back Importing and Preparing CAD Data. Unity Technologies has announced a partnership with software company PiXYZ (pronounced pixies) to provide Unity users with PiXYZ’s CAD data import and preparation tools. Historically, importing and preparing CAD data for 3D development tools like Unity has been cumbersome and labor intensive, according […]

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