If you can see it... ANIMATE it.

If you can see it... ANIMATE it.

Jul 29, 2021 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

A lot of us are guilty of having motionless characters or animals on screen at one time or another in our animation journey. Usually, it’s when we are fairly new to the.... Read More

Decimation & Remeshing for Beginners in ZBrush

Jul 22, 2021 at 07:00 am by Warlord720

Sooner or later, usually sooner, when you commit to 3D work you will run into a common problem. Trying to reduce the polycount of your beautiful and perhaps groundbreaking ori.... Read More

Replica Studio Plug-in for iClone - Simpilcity in Execution

Jul 15, 2021 at 04:00 am by Warlord720

Having been on this iClone journey since the early 2000s there was a time when I knew every nuance of the application. Most early users up to a few years ago could claim the s.... Read More

Adobe Substance 3D Stager - Showcase your 3D Assets

Jul 08, 2021 at 05:00 am by Warlord720

  I admit to being a bit perplexed about just what 3D Stager does. It seemed like a dumbed-down version of a 3D app that did a lot of the work for you. To me, this means.... Read More

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

Quick Look at Cavalry - Motion Graphics Tool

Jun 25, 2021 at 04:30 am by Warlord720

A long time ago I did motion graphics and I mean a long, long time ago. Way back before some readers even knew what digital art was. It was fun, paid great at the time and I a.... Read More

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

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

Greyscalegorilla - C4D Toolkit, Training and More

Jun 04, 2021 at 04:30 am by Warlord720

When I first looked into Greyscalegorilla I was surprised by the amount of C4D goodies available once I got inside. It was much more than a kid in a candy store reaction. It w.... Read More

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

Red Dead Redemption 2 in VR

May 25, 2021 at 05:41 pm by Warlord720

Every time I would sit down to play Red Dead Redemption 2 (RDR2) I would wonder what it would be like to be seeing that world in VR. If you’ve spent just a few minutes i.... 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

Opacity Maps in iClone and Character Creator 3

May 15, 2021 at 04:30 am by Warlord720

One important, very simple tool in iClone and Character Creator is the Opacity map channel. I’m not talking about the opacity slider as that is more of a hammer on a gna.... Read More

High Poly Versus Low Poly for Beginners

May 05, 2021 at 12:27 pm by Warlord720

Every week more people are getting into digital 3D art. There are a variety of reasons for this from a wide range of new users. Some have a story to tell in a single image whi.... Read More

Budget Chair, Comfortable, Easy to Assemble

Apr 28, 2021 at 08:00 am by Warlord720

Yes, you read that right. A budget chair ($90 to $150) that’s not only comfortable but has a tilting back and the best part... easy to put together. Now let’s take.... Read More

MetaHumans not Usable for Everyone

Apr 22, 2021 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Unreal’s new MetaHuman Creator (MHC) web-based tool looks great from what I can see on YouTube and other places. Nice, clear interface with fairly crisp imaging. Created.... Read More

Basic Emissive Lighting in iClone 7

Apr 15, 2021 at 06:45 am by Warlord720

Lighting a scene with object-based lighting in iClone 7 can be fun for some and frustrating for others. According to recent email some are having a hard time lighting a night.... Read More

Spring Bones for Hair Sway

Apr 09, 2021 at 12:11 pm by Warlord720

By now most iCloners know Reallusion’s latest update to Character Creator 3 and iClone 7 brought a new hair and beard system that was sorely needed. Hair has been one of.... Read More

FlexClip - Online Promo Maker

Mar 31, 2021 at 05:48 pm by Warlord720

While vaccinations are on the rise the pandemic is still with us and that means chronic under and un-employment remains for many. The struggle to wriggle a dollar out of socia.... Read More

Easy Armor - ZBrush 2021.6 Project Mesh Tool

Mar 25, 2021 at 06:00 am by Warlord720

The latest update to ZBrush, 2021.6, brings new tools for creating complex and interesting armor along with many other things that require hard surfacing. From spaceships to b.... Read More

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