Reviews

Glycon VR for Unity

Glycon VR: A mocap jewel for your Unity toolbox

Feb 28, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Finally, I get to talk about Glycon, a cool little Unity-based tool for virtual reality motion capture. This is a review I wanted to publish weeks ago but there were too many.... Read More
NVIDIA Titan RTX Video Card

NVIDIA Titan RTX Video Card, Part 1: Gaming

Feb 07, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

There are very few things in computer hardware that I am almost completely ignorant of how it works and why. I will freely admit that video cards fall into that category once.... Read More
Reallusion iClone

Reallusion releases iClone update with Iray

Jan 31, 2019 at 08:00 am by Warlord720

Reallusion, maker of easy to use animation software, has released their latest update to iClone version 7.4.  This update brings the much anticipated and long awaited Ira.... Read More
FlowScape

Review: FlowScape is limited landscape art escapism

Jan 24, 2019 at 02:00 pm by Warlord720

Every once in a while, you run into a new application that just puts a smile on your face because its so much fun to use and best of all… it's budget priced. As with a.... Read More
Q-Dir

Q-Dir: The Simplicity of Freeware

Jan 17, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

For those of you that have followed my recent soap-opera/PC-saga know that it has indeed been trying at times. All starting with my HP Omen suddenly becoming less and less abl.... Read More
Doodly

Hands on Review of Doodly, a drag-and-drop video creator

Jan 03, 2019 at 09:30 am by Warlord720

As artists… most of us love to doodle. Some of us just aren't worth a crap at it. I include myself in this group. Oh, I can doodle… it's just… no one&he.... Read More
Marvelous Designer

Review: Marvelous Designer 8 leaves user 'extremely satisfied'

Dec 06, 2018 at 04:30 pm by Warlord720

As a career 3D modeler, I’ve used all sorts of methods for making cloth-based objects and character clothing. From sculpting to pattern sewing the available tools have c.... Read More
Character Creator 3

Character Creator 3 and converting character to 'Game Base'

Nov 12, 2018 at 01:27 pm by Warlord720

When you open Character Creator 3 Pipeline there is a large button on the right-side Attribute menu that says, “Convert to Game Base.” This simple button is a bit.... Read More
Godot Engine

Review: Godot is a good light-weight game engine with 'pretty amazing renderer'

Nov 08, 2018 at 11:00 am by nemirc

Godot is a free and open source engine that you can download to make your own games. The engine is made and maintained by a group of developers from around the world. However,.... Read More
Character Creator 3

Character Creator 3 adds realism with Iray integration

Nov 01, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Warlord720

As animators and illustrators, we are always interested in a better render. In this day of faster computers and GPU assisted everything, we are used to faster renders. U.... Read More
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Character Creator 3

Character Creator 3 adds ZBrush Integration with GoZ

Oct 25, 2018 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

GoZ… that magical word that most ZBrushers love to see on a menu choice. For those that aren’t in the loop… it’s a direct link from Character Creato.... Read More
Character Creator 3

InstaLOD Integration - Part 2: Game Character LODs

Oct 22, 2018 at 09:56 am by Warlord720

In the last installment, we talked about the poly reduction feature of InstaLOD in Character Creator 3. Now we are going to delve into another extremely unsexy and downright b.... Read More
InstaLOD

Character Creator 3: InstaLOD is the 'Holy Grail' for modelers

Oct 10, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

InstaLOD… I’m in love. Where have you been all my 3D life??? I am smitten with this new feature Reallusion has added to its new, standalone, third version of Cha.... Read More
Character Creator 3

Bringing DAZ & other 3rd-party assets Into Character Creator 3

Oct 04, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

There are so many new features in Reallusion’s standalone, Character Creator 3 Pipeline, that I will be devoting some entire articles to specific features such as the ne.... Read More
Character Creator 3

Reallusion releases Character Creator 3

Sep 26, 2018 at 05:54 pm by Warlord720

When the folks at Reallusion released their Character Creator awhile back it was noted to be a very powerful morph slider style custom character creator with a simple interfac.... Read More

Top Free Mandala Making Android Apps

Aug 14, 2018 at 11:00 am by Barbara Din

In one of my Art Candy articles, I showed you some nice digital mandalas being born. This time, I bring you some good options for you to start playing with digital mandalas.... Read More

Review: Outdoor Theater on a Budget

Jul 20, 2018 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Recently an opportunity arose to review an outdoor home theater projector. At first, I was reluctant to do a review thinking the cost of the projector alone would be a budget.... Read More

Game development tools: What you need to know about Sculptris by ZBrush

Jul 11, 2018 at 10:30 am by nemirc

Sculptris is a free sculpting tool from Pixologic, the creators of ZBrush, and it allows you to easily add details to your 3d models. Those details can be then used as normal.... Read More

Revisiting Cinema 4D Via Release 19

Jun 28, 2018 at 12:12 am by nickcharles

As it had been some time since I had tried Cinema 4D, I was curious to see how much had changed, especially since the last version I used was release 11.5. Cinema 4D's ease of.... Read More
Rebelle 3 Review

Review: Rebelle 3 feels like a real studio in your digital hands

Jun 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Barbara Din

Last year, I reviewed Rebelle 2 and I loved it. It's a great piece of software focused on wet media with a nice and intuitive UI. This year, Escape Motions release.... Read More

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