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
Alexa

Alexa is Really Cooking Now

Nov 29, 2018 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

When I first saw the teaser for an Alexa enabled microwave, I really didn’t give it a second thought. I mean… it can do a lot, but it can’t get stuff out th.... Read More

CC3 Pipeline Beginners Guide - Quick Start

Nov 16, 2018 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

This Quick Start is designed to help you grasp the basics of Reallusion's Character Creator 3 as quickly as possible. Each section demonstrates in a few minutes how to get thr.... 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
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
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
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DAZ to Character Creator 3

First Look: DAZ to Character Creator 3

Sep 21, 2018 at 01:52 pm by Warlord720

Reallusion is nearing release of Character Creator 3 and new details of character import and pipeline features have some hefty possibilities for content creators of Daz 3D cha.... Read More
Software sucks

How your attitude influences how you deal with software

Sep 20, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

DISCLAIMER: I am not a mental health professional or a doctor nor have I portrayed one on TV. END DISCLAIMER. Attitude effects a lot of things in life from how we get along.... Read More

AI and the Future of Automobile Ownership

Sep 13, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

It’s very difficult for me to imagine beginning my life as a young adult without my 1969 Chevy Camaro. It had a 350 and a four-speed Hurst on the floor. I was in love wi.... Read More

Web Hosting for the Freelancer/Artist

Sep 05, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

Like a lot of digital artists, I have been, and to some degree still am, a webmaster as I maintain my own site with Adobe Portfolio.  For years, I have also hosted custo.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing, Part 7: Taking Direction

Aug 30, 2018 at 02:00 pm by Warlord720

Taking Direction I’ve covered this topic before. Its importance cannot be overstated. It bears going over once again as following direction can be the difference i.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing - Part 6

Aug 23, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

Everyone’s a critic. We’ve all heard that before. Old sayings persist in some measure of truth. It’s why they endure over the ages. Even a critic has criti.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing - Part 5

Aug 16, 2018 at 08:00 am by Warlord720

Can you take professional criticism? A Skype conversation goes from normal to eerily quiet in a manner of seconds. The person on the other end is coming to terms wi.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing - Part 4

Aug 08, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

Does taking orders from everyone at your employer bother you? This is a rather simple concept that is commonly overlooked by novice freelancers. It is also a difficult conc.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing - Part 3

Aug 01, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

Are you inclined to say no or to say yes when assigned tasks are changed or other assignments are given to you on top of your already busy schedule? It is going to happen e.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing, Part 2

Jul 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Warlord720

Are you the “go to” freelancer? If you are fortunate enough to already have repeat contract business, then you are doing something right but are you the “go.... Read More

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