Hardware Review: NVIDIA's New Quadro M2000

Apr 22, 2016 at 09:20 pm by Warlord720

In the world of nVidia there exists two distinct paths towards pixel enlightenment. I'm just going to be plain spoken here. Today's digital artist has a lot to keep up with e.... Read More

Game development tips: Animating characters with Mixamo

Apr 20, 2016 at 10:52 am by nemirc

I recently wrote an article about Adobe Fuse CC (formerly known as Mixamo Fuse), a software you can use to create human characters for your projects. This time, I am going to.... Read More

Human characters with Adobe Fuse

Apr 11, 2016 at 02:38 pm by nemirc

Adobe Fuse CC is the newest addition to the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. If Fuse sounds familiar, you know Adobe acquired Mixamo last year, and now Fuse and the entire Mixamo s.... Read More

Motion Capture on a Budget with Perception Neuron

Mar 25, 2016 at 10:32 pm by Warlord720

Motion Capture (aka mocap) - most of us are already familiar with it and some of have either worked with it or seen it in action. Early mocap was great but required an almost.... Read More

NVIDIA Quadro M4000 Graphics Card Review

Mar 23, 2016 at 09:09 pm by Warlord720

The NVIDIA Quadro M4000 is a workstation class video card. It was launched along with its bigger brother, the NVIDIA Quadro M5000 which I wrote about in another article. T.... Read More

Review: Spine, a 2D Animation Program

Mar 04, 2016 at 11:16 pm by nemirc

For the last month, I've been trying out Spine, a 2d animation software for Windows, Mac and Linux, developed by Esoteric Software. Spine is mostly targeted to people doing 2.... Read More

Review: Autodesk Maya 2016

Feb 10, 2016 at 05:33 pm by Warlord720

Autodesk Maya 2016 has been out for a while now and I got to test drive it as part of my daily routine these past few months. This article covers some of my favorite feature.... Read More

3DS Max 2016 Review

Jan 29, 2016 at 09:28 pm by Warlord720

A long time ago whilst designing web pages I came across this funny little program: 3D Studio. I was looking for royalty free artwork to use on the web and to be totally hones.... Read More

Coexistence: Poser and DAZ Studio

Jan 08, 2016 at 10:49 pm by Warlord720

Coexistence of applications is something that was not really on my radar until it came up in a conversation with my editors about Poser and DAZ Studio (DAZ) coexisting on the.... Read More

Wacom Cintiq Companion 2 review

Jan 04, 2016 at 04:05 pm by nickcharles

Early in 2015, Wacom released the second generation of their Cintiq Companion. And this time, I believe Wacom got it perfect. The Wacom Cintiq Companion 2 is really a killer c.... Read More

NVIDIA Iray Making headlines - again!

Dec 23, 2015 at 11:36 pm by nickcharles

NVIDIA Iray® is now available as a plugin renderer sold directly to consumers for Autodesk 3DS Max and Autodesk Maya. Iray for other products, including Autodesk Revit and R.... Read More

NVIDIA GPU Quadro M5000 in Review

Dec 18, 2015 at 11:02 pm by nickcharles

NVIDIA Quadro M5000 Workstation Graphics Card The new NVIDIA Quadro M5000 workstation-class graphics card is the spiritual successor to the NVIDIA Quadro K5200. The 'M' in.... Read More

Revisiting Poser Pro 11

Dec 16, 2015 at 11:04 pm by Warlord720

There are so many new features and tweaks introduced in release 11 that it was impossible to cover them all in the initial review so I'm back to take another look at some of t.... Read More

Review: Corel Painter 2016

Dec 11, 2015 at 11:28 pm by nickcharles

This year, Corel released a mind-blowing new version of their digital painting application, Painter 2016. While Painter 2015 was an incredible leap from version X3, includ.... Read More

Review: Autodesk's MotionBuilder 2016

Nov 21, 2015 at 12:12 am by nemirc

Very recently, Autodesk released the latest version of MotionBuilder (2016). MotionBuilder can be acquired as a stand-alone application or as part of the Entertainment Creatio.... Read More

Review: Poser Pro 11

Nov 19, 2015 at 09:16 pm by Warlord720

I can still remember my first encounter with Poser. What I can't remember is how long ago it was because it is such a pioneer in its field. I remember an interface not exactl.... Read More

Corel ParticleShop Review

Nov 02, 2015 at 09:32 am by nickcharles

It was over a year ago that Corel first introduced their revolutionary, physics-inspired, particle brushes in Corel Painter 2015. And, somewhere along the way, the folks at C.... Read More

Review: Autodesk's Mudbox 2016

Oct 29, 2015 at 09:47 pm by nemirc

Very recently, Autodesk released the latest version of Mudbox, a 3D sculpting, and painting application. With Mudbox, you can affect the geometry of your model (sculpting), an.... Read More

Review: Maxon's Cinema 4D Release 17

Oct 25, 2015 at 07:59 am by -gToon

"Cinema 4D is user-friendly, integrates well with other professional applications and delivered us the creative advantage we needed to work quickly and translate our ideas.... Read More

Review: Reallusion's Character Creator

Oct 24, 2015 at 02:08 pm by Warlord720

"Reallusion has, once again, managed to deliver a product that far exceeds expectations." A big plus and minus to any creative project are the characters. If not done prope.... Read More