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Storyboarding is the Roadmap for Success

Storyboarding is the Roadmap for Success

Nov 19, 2020 at 02:57 pm by Warlord720

Storyboarding is not a new concept to many of us, but it seems out of any given group of digital artists, few of us have used the technique in personal video projects. Anyone.... Read More

Houdini Tutorial | For beginner | Episode - 01

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:58 am by -gToon

  From VFX World is the first of a series of tutorials on learning Houdini, the node-based 3D application from SideFX. Houdini has a great personal learning edition y.... Read More

V-Ray Learning Adventures: Part 2

Nov 17, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Welcome back! Last time I checked some of V-Ray's basis. This time I decided to take a deeper look at transparent materials, and experiment with them a little. I have noticed.... Read More

V-Ray Learning Adventures

Nov 09, 2020 at 01:01 pm by nemirc

This time I am starting a new series of articles, now focusing on V-Ray. While I’ve used a little bit of V-Ray in the past, I am not an expert, and I decided it would be.... Read More

Making AI behavior trees in PlayMaker

Nov 05, 2020 at 03:20 pm by nemirc

Right now, I am involved in the development of a couple of games. One of them is "Just Let Me Go," the horror game I've mentioned before, which is being developed in Unre.... Read More

Improve Your Holiday Composition

Nov 05, 2020 at 07:30 am by Warlord720

With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving almost upon us, it is that magical time of year that a lot of digital artists look forward to. No… not the holidays themselves.... Read More

Cinema 4D & Octane Tutorial - Basic Moon

Nov 04, 2020 at 11:53 am by -gToon

  Learn from Rhett Dashwood how to create a basic realistic moon in under 10 minutes using Cinema 4D and Octane. Scene File: NASA CGI Moon Kit:.... Read More

Digital human creation with Reallusion: Animating in iClone 2

Nov 04, 2020 at 02:00 am by nemirc

This time we are going to take a closer look at animation in iClone. You can produce animations using keyframes, puppeteering, and motion capture. Since I don’t have any.... Read More

How to make Pumpkins in Blender (Tutorial)

Nov 01, 2020 at 10:00 am by -gToon

In this tutorial, we will be creating pumpkins in Blender. We will be sculpting the Pumpkin stem, so if you can use a drawing tablet, you will get a better result. The mater.... Read More
Breasts physics in UE4

How to apply realistic breasts physics in Unreal Engine 4

Oct 27, 2020 at 02:00 pm by nemirc

If you're working on a videogame with a female character, you may find yourself in the need to add breast physics to her. I say "may" and not "will" is because breast physics.... Read More

Scene from Silent Hill in Unreal Engine

Oct 27, 2020 at 05:30 am by -gToon

In this breakdown, Quixel's Wiktor Öhman recreates Silent Hill's iconic bathroom scene in UE4 with the help of the Megascans library, Quixel Bridge and Quixel Mixer..... Read More
Sensory Abstraction Exercises

Sensory Abstraction Exercises

Oct 26, 2020 at 10:27 am by Barbara Din

Synesthesia or synaesthesia is a perceptual phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to involuntary experiences in a second sensory or co.... Read More

Cute Spooky Ghost Rig for Blender Tutorial

Oct 23, 2020 at 07:00 am by -gToon

Great Blender tutorial that sets the right tone for Halloween! This simple tut will get you started with your very own ghost with rig. Strait from SouthernShotty's youtube.... Read More

Creating 100+ Unique Pumpkins for Your Halloween Renders - Houdini and Arnold

Oct 22, 2020 at 05:45 am by -gToon

Source: Arvid Schneider youtube Complete Overview on how to Model, Simulate, Shade and Render hundreds of different Pumpkins for you in Houdini.  Need better fast.... Read More

Digital human creation with Reallusion: Animating in iClone

Oct 20, 2020 at 11:51 pm by nemirc

Welcome back. This time, I decided to take a closer look at animation in iClone. I could very easily animate my characters in Maya, like I’ve been doing so far. However,.... Read More

Digital human creation with Reallusion: Custom outfits

Oct 20, 2020 at 11:21 pm by nemirc

  Character Creator includes a few clothing items as part of the install. On top of that, you can purchase more content from the Reallusion Marketplace. However, sometim.... Read More

Digital human creation with Reallusion: Using SkinGen

Oct 20, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Welcome back to this series. This time I continue working on Amelia, as we explore Character Creator more deeply. Her body and face are pretty much finished (I still make chan.... Read More

Cinema 4D R23 Scene Nodes for Beginners

Oct 16, 2020 at 01:22 pm by -gToon

C4D R23 - Scene Nodes Workflow Part 1 - Beginners level from LFO Design on Vimeo. Roland Friedrich, a veteran special effects artist, has created a beginners guide to th.... Read More

Creating Cordage, Rope in Marvelous Designer

Oct 15, 2020 at 08:00 am by Warlord720

Marvelous Designer (MD) makes some tasks like belts and suspenders quick and easy. The most difficult part of these can be setting up the sewing but once you get your feet wet.... Read More

Cinema 4D Fog Volumes Tutorial (Redshift)

Oct 13, 2020 at 01:12 pm by -gToon

  Hi Everyone! In this tutorial I run through some of the basics of setting up fog volumes inside Cinema 4D and rendering those out using Redshift. I've also just upl.... Read More

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