Neoscape creates new worlds with Autodesk 3ds Max and Shotgun Software

Neoscape has perfected the art of envisioning worlds that don’t yet exist, from futuristic skyscrapers to picturesque landscapes. Spread across the globe, its team...

Artist of the Week - DangerUsLeArtist

Aug 03, 2020 at 01:25 pm by -gToon

Our pick for the August 3, 2020, Artist of the Week is the very talented DangerUsLeArtist. We love the drawing style and subjects of this artists work. Their bold use of color.... Read More

World building ideas part 1

Aug 03, 2020 at 12:46 pm by nemirc

Previously I shared some thoughts about writing characters. However, that is just part of the entire process. This time I thought it would be a good idea to talk about world b.... Read More

Blender Tutorial: How to Create a Fire Trail

Aug 01, 2020 at 12:45 pm by -gToon

Hello everyone! In this tutorial, we will be creating a fire trail Blender logo! We will be learning about curve constraints, dynamic paint and Mantaflow. If you enjoyed this.... Read More

AI systems using Unreal Engine 4: part 6

Jul 31, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Over the past few weeks, I have been testing my AI, adding a few things and making some changes. Here I will share some final thoughts on what I've been doing. In previous ar.... Read More

V-Ray 5 gives great renders and is getting better

Jul 30, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

I have always had an "almost there" relationship with V-Ray over the years. When I was fulltime freelancing my main contracts were to 3DS Max shops, so V-Ray was always in the.... Read More

Restream: Maxon's 3D Motion & Design Show Siggraph 2020

Jul 30, 2020 at 07:30 am by -gToon

 Maxon’s 3D & Motion Design Show (formerly C4DLive) featuring the world’s top motion graphics and VFX artists showcasing 3D techniques and re.... Read More

Paint Across UV Tiles (UDIMs) in Substance Painter

Jul 28, 2020 at 12:58 pm by Press Release

A new workflow for VFX artists and optimizations for everyone! This is it. The moment you have been waiting for. Today, Substance Painter reaches new he.... Read More

Character writing ideas: marks, personality, contrast

Jul 28, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Last time I shared some thoughts about visual design and backstory of the characters. This time I want to go a little deeper into using biography elements to write other parts.... Read More

Interview with Illustrator/Designer, Isabel Aracama

Jul 28, 2020 at 12:00 am by nickcharles

Meet Isabel Aracama, an experienced illustrator and designer with an incredible portfolio of varied and exceptional works, including her wonderful foray into scientific illust.... Read More

Artist of the Week - Dandene

Jul 27, 2020 at 05:09 pm by -gToon

Dandene is our choice for the July 27 2020 Artist of the Week. It's obvious this artist has talent to spare. We love the dramatic quality of her scenes. Colors are rich and bo.... Read More

Transfiguration, a Wild VFX Video

Jul 25, 2020 at 01:25 pm by Press Release

Transfiguration (2020) is a reworking of the Universal Everything studio classic from 2011, The Transfiguration. The Transfiguration was first shown at the studio's first majo.... Read More
Neoscape

Neoscape creates new worlds with Autodesk 3ds Max and Shotgun Software

Jul 24, 2020 at 12:39 pm by Press Release

Neoscape has perfected the art of envisioning worlds that don’t yet exist, from futuristic skyscrapers to picturesque landscapes. Spread across the globe, its team.... Read More
Portrait Pro Studio Max Review

Review: Portrait Pro Studio Max is amazing

Jul 24, 2020 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

A few days ago, I stumbled upon this piece of software that sparked my interest, so I decided to give it a try and review it. A quick spoiler: it is amazing! PortraitPro clai.... Read More

Unity 2020.1 is now available

Jul 23, 2020 at 12:22 pm by -gToon

Our first TECH stream release of the year is available as of today. Unity 2020.1 includes a wide range of features and improvements that make Unity workflows even more intuiti.... Read More

Quick Look at Reallusions SkinGen Plugin for CC3

Jul 23, 2020 at 11:16 am by Warlord720

I hate to say it, but I might as well. This new plug-in from Reallusion has me excited as a teenager at a Beatles concert in the '60s. OK ... at my age I can't really get that.... Read More
Improve Your Image Composition

2 Easy Ways to Improve Your Image Composition

Jul 23, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

A long time ago, in a place not that far away a wise person took me aside and asked if I would like to make compelling image renders instead of "show off" renders. A "show-off.... Read More
Unity

Unity releases first TECH stream release of the year

Jul 23, 2020 at 09:30 am by Press Release

Unity's TECH stream release of the year is now available. Unity 2020.1 includes a wide range of features and improvements that make Unity workflows even more intuitive an.... Read More

David McGavran Keynote at the Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show

Jul 22, 2020 at 01:25 pm by -gToon

Maxon CEO David McGavran delivers the opening keynote address for the ongoing Maxon 3D & Motion Design show. He's got some interesting news for future Cinema 4D developmen.... Read More

Amazon Releases Lumberyard Version 1.25 of their Game Engine

Jul 21, 2020 at 01:25 pm by Press Release

Let's kick off the start of summer with the release of Lumberyard 1.25! It may not be sparkling white beaches and the gentle murmur of palm trees swaying in a soft coastal bre.... Read More
Character writing ideas: visuals and background

Character writing ideas: visuals and background

Jul 21, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

My journey into computer graphics, then video, then game development, was mainly driven by two things. First, I like technology and visual arts. Second, I like stories and w.... Read More

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