Tips + Tutorials

Testing Lumen in Unreal Engine 5

Jul 17, 2021 at 06:00 am by nemirc

I am coming back to Unreal Engine 5 and this time I have decided to test Lumen, the new lighting system. Lumen is a fully dynamic global illumination system designed for next.... Read More

7 Qualities of Light (Everyone Needs to Know)

Jul 16, 2021 at 04:00 am by -gToon

Creative Shrimp made this excellent introduction to light in 3D. 

How to Make your own Short film with Cinema 4D and X-Particles Sticky Explosions Tutorial

Jul 05, 2021 at 02:24 pm by -gToon

3DBonfire tutorial on making a short film with explosions using Cinema 4D and X-particles. 

Cinematic Lighting Starts with the Basics

Jul 01, 2021 at 06:15 am by Warlord720

We’ve all seen them. Those fantastical renders that look so real or cinematic they jump out at you and demand your attention. Transversely we’ve all taken great pa.... Read More

Testing Nanite in Unreal Engine 5

Jun 29, 2021 at 04:30 am by nemirc

While I don’t plan to use UE5 for any real game right now, I have decided to test it a little bit, and this time I wanted to try out Nanite. As you know, from my previou.... Read More

iClone 7: Quick Body and Facial Animation with Lipsync

Jun 27, 2021 at 05:45 am by -gToon

A quick tutorial on how to export your iClone 7 facial animation with lipsync to Blender

Blender Destructibles in iClone 7

Jun 21, 2021 at 05:00 am by Warlord720

One thing I can proudly proclaim is I can really destroy things in 3D. Not just tear them up… destroy them. In fact, I was fortunate enough to spend a few years of my f.... Read More

VFX Side Quest | Melting Faces with the Template of Doom

Jun 19, 2021 at 09:00 am by -gToon

Check out this cool VFX tutorial from Red Shift on recreating an Indiana Jones movie effect. 

Video Editing in Blender: A Beginner's Tutorial

Jun 17, 2021 at 12:14 pm by -gToon

Great beginner's tutorial on how to edit video in Blender. 

Tutorial: How to Make a Paper Coffee Cup in Cinema 4D

Jun 12, 2021 at 12:45 pm by -gToon

Take Clothing to a New Level with Panel Loops

Jun 12, 2021 at 07:00 am by Warlord720

Marvelous Designer is not new to a lot of people reading this and neither is ZBrush. While both can make fantastic clothing in the hands of skilled artists, the task gets a bi.... Read More

Creating LODs using Character Creator 3

Jun 11, 2021 at 05:30 am by nemirc

During the past weeks, I have been working on my studio’s last game for the PlayStation Vita, a top-down hack-and-slash game titled “Killer Dolls United.” Fo.... Read More

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Curly Hair (Jamaican Bounce Style)

Jun 09, 2021 at 05:45 am by -gToon

Try a curly hair tutorial in C4D and Octane from the excellent youtuber New Plastic. 

Unreal Engine Free Stuff June 2021

Jun 02, 2021 at 09:26 am by nemirc

As every month, the Unreal Marketplace is offering some assets for free. If you are an Unreal Engine user, it is a good idea to keep an eye on the Marketplace every month, as.... Read More

Cinema 4D Layered Cake Loop Tutorial

May 31, 2021 at 06:30 am by -gToon

Short layered cake loop tutorial from CGshortcuts.com.

Substance to Blender Tutorial

May 29, 2021 at 11:27 am by -gToon

Polygon Runway shares a simple tutorial on taking materials from Substance to Blender.

The Reality of Digital Art - Part 2 - Your First Render

May 26, 2021 at 06:45 pm by Warlord720

As promised in the first installment we are going to get you going on your first render (composed image) as quickly as we can with some basics. We are also going to concentrat.... Read More

Making a nicer-looking top-down perspective in Unity

May 24, 2021 at 07:00 am by nemirc

For the past months I have been working on a top-down game as a side project. While 2D top-down games cheat the perspective (placing everything in a “laying down positio.... Read More

Create your digital clones with Avatar SDK

May 22, 2021 at 04:00 am by nemirc

Even though I have decided to use Reallusion’s CC3 for my projects for the foreseeable future, I am always interested in tools that make your work easier, including tool.... Read More

The Reality of Digital Art - Introduction

May 20, 2021 at 06:30 am by Warlord720

You want to be a digital artist but it’s so confusing, with so many choices you’re not sure where to start. You just know you want to do it. First, you have to fa.... Read More

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