Reviews

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
The Heretic: Morgan (VFX Character) package for Unity

The Heretic: Morgan (VFX Character) package for Unity

Jun 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Previously, I covered “The Heretic: Digital Human” free package for Unity, a package featuring an extremely realistic human character from “The Heretic&rdquo.... Read More
Budget Racing Sim Hardware

Racing Simulator Hardware on the Cheap

Jun 04, 2020 at 01:56 pm by Warlord720

Back in the early '90s, when graphics were much simpler, I remember getting into Papyrus Design Groups NASCAR Racing to such a degree I would be exhausted after a race.  .... Read More
The Heretic: Digital Human package for Unity

Review of The Heretic: Digital Human package for Unity

May 18, 2020 at 04:00 pm by nemirc

Last week, Unity Technologies released "The Heretic: Digital Human" as a free package on the Asset Store. This package contains the character created for The Heretic, an anima.... Read More
InstaLOD Studio XL

A second look InstaLOD Studio XL: This old hacker is impressed

May 14, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

I was proud of my last article on InstaLOD XL Studio. I was short on time and wanted to get something out that showcased the power of the tool without diving into the technica.... Read More
Make Human

Review Make Human is easy to use and gives good results

May 12, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

MakeHuman is a software that, as I understand, began as a module for Blender. However, it's been available as a stand-alone application for some time. The software is basicall.... Read More

Olive: a free non-linear editor for Windows, Mac, Linux

May 06, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Olive is a free video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux and, while it doesn't really compare to high end applications, it will fit all the needs of mid-range video editing ent.... Read More

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