Reviews

Adobe Fresco for Desktop: First Look

Adobe Fresco for the Desktop: First Look

Jan 14, 2021 at 04:00 am by Barbara Din

When I first heard about Adobe Fresco I got really excited, only to find out it was only for mobile devices. Since then, I’ve been waiting for the desktop version and no.... Read More

Comic Book Review: Here Comes Calico by Sigma Comics

Jan 12, 2021 at 05:30 am by -gToon

gToon reviews the first issue of the new, hard-hitting comic series: Here Comes Calico

Meerkat Demo (UE4)

Dec 31, 2020 at 05:30 am by nemirc

Recently, Epic Games released Unreal Engine 4.26, which includes a variety of new features (which I will cover in a future article). One of those features is a revamped hair a.... Read More

Surfshark - First Service I've Canceled Early

Dec 30, 2020 at 01:21 pm by Warlord720

When you freelance you have a lot of reasons to use a VPN as there are a lot of different interests that need to be protected. Even info not that sensitive needs to be treated.... Read More

ACTORCORE Online MoCap Library Released

Dec 03, 2020 at 11:48 am by Warlord720

ActorCore and Limited Time Offer Free Motion Pack  By M.D. McCallum  Reallusion has released its ActorCore online mocap library at http://actor.... Read More

Digital human creation with Reallusion: Making Paco with CC3 and ZBrush

Nov 13, 2020 at 05:00 am by nemirc

As I continue working on Just Let Me Go, I went back to Character Creator to make a new enemy (named “Paco”). I decided to make this enemy because he’s going.... Read More

Rocket 3F: a free 3D modeling application

Oct 27, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

This time I am bringing Rocket 3F, a free 3D modeling application for Windows. Rocket 3F works similar to your regular 3D modeling application, since it offers pretty much the.... Read More
Digital human creation with Reallusion: iClone Unreal Live Link

Digital human creation with Reallusion: Unreal Live Link

Oct 06, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

As I continue trying out iClone and Character Creator for my game development, this time I take a quick look at iClone. However, before getting into the application itself I d.... Read More

Digital human creation with Reallusion: Character Creator 3

Oct 01, 2020 at 02:15 pm by nemirc

Last time I took a quick look at Character Creator's Headshot. For my next step I decided to take a quick look at Character Creator, but I specifically wanted to see how I cou.... Read More

Digital human creation with Reallusion: Headshot

Sep 29, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

In my quest for a better and faster game development pipeline, I try to test out different applications, including web apps (for example, Mixamo). I've now decided to test out.... Read More
CC3 and Substance Painter UDIM Integration

CC3 and Substance Painter UDIM Integration

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Texturing can be a simple process for some artists and a baffling void of common sense to others. While the idea of flattening textures isn't new the concept of cramming them.... Read More

V-Ray 5 for Maya

Sep 15, 2020 at 08:30 am by nemirc

Chaos Group recently released V-Ray 5 for Maya, and this time I am taking a look at some of the new features in the latest version of this amazing renderer. V-Ray positioned i.... Read More
Pixologic discovers physics: Dynamic cloth and brushes

Pixologic discovers physics

Aug 28, 2020 at 10:03 am by Warlord720

Keeping in form Pixologic has finally added what most of us would call physics with its 2021 version. Of course, Pixologic is not most of us and ZBrush is such a different ani.... Read More
PortraitPro Body Studio 3 Review

Review: PortraitPro Body Studio 3 is 'fast and easy'

Aug 24, 2020 at 02:00 pm by Barbara Din

When I reviewed for the first time a piece of software by Anthropics, PortraitPro Studio Max 19, I was in awe. This time I'm reviewing their intelligent retouch software for f.... Read More

Review: Physics-based animation with Cascadeur isn't 'groundbreaking' but has potential

Aug 12, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Although I like flashy technology (and flashy visuals ingeneral), character animation is still one of my main interests in computer graphics. That's why Cascadeur sounded lik.... Read More

V-Ray 5 gives great renders and is getting better

Jul 30, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

I have always had an "almost there" relationship with V-Ray over the years. When I was fulltime freelancing my main contracts were to 3DS Max shops, so V-Ray was always in the.... Read More
Portrait Pro Studio Max Review

Review: Portrait Pro Studio Max is amazing

Jul 24, 2020 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

A few days ago, I stumbled upon this piece of software that sparked my interest, so I decided to give it a try and review it. A quick spoiler: it is amazing! PortraitPro clai.... Read More
Review: Corel Painter 2021

Review: Corel does everything right with Painter 2021

Jun 29, 2020 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

In my previous review of Corel Painter, version 2020, I mentioned how much I appreciated the focus on performance improvement, since all the bells and whistles in the world do.... Read More
Particle Illusion Standalone from BorisFX

Review: Particle Illusion Standalone from BorisFX is an easy-to-use tool

Jun 23, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

As you know, last week BorisFX made available Particle Illusion Standalone as a free application. Particle Illusion is a GPU-accelerated application to generate particle effec.... Read More

Quick Look at Adobe's Select & Mask - June 2020 Update

Jun 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Warlord720

Adobe has released its June 2020 update for desktops and iPads. This update includes enhancements to the popular "Select Subject" feature introduced back in 2017. With just a.... Read More

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