Making The Hulk in CC3

Aug 06, 2020 at 07:00 am by Warlord720

After getting some time under my belt with Character Creator 3.3, Headshot 1.1. and the Premium SkinGen Plugin I decided to create a character using the new Human Anatomy char.... 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

Quick Look at Reallusions SkinGen Plugin for CC3

Jul 23, 2020 at 11:16 am by Warlord720

I hate to say it, but I might as well. This new plug-in from Reallusion has me excited as a teenager at a Beatles concert in the '60s. OK ... at my age I can't really get that.... Read More
Improve Your Image Composition

2 Easy Ways to Improve Your Image Composition

Jul 23, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

A long time ago, in a place not that far away a wise person took me aside and asked if I would like to make compelling image renders instead of "show off" renders. A "show-off.... Read More

Fighting Yet Again with Windows 10 Update

Jul 19, 2020 at 12:18 pm by Warlord720

Since I have devoted a fair amount of space to update problems, it's only fair I take a look at the other side of this catch-22 called Windows Update. In fairness, there are t.... Read More
Video 101: Video Production Vs Video Creation

Video 101: Video Production Vs Video Creation

Jul 09, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

To the beginner it may seem that video creation and production are the same things but some of you reading this already know there is much more to the production process than.... Read More
More Windows 10 Updates - More Problems

More Windows 10 updates mean more problems

Jul 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

As some of you are well aware, I have written about this subject many times before and it's gone way past being a joke. Now it's just a fact of life. A reality as sure as deat.... Read More
Getting started in 3D digital art

How to get started in 3D digital art

Jun 25, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

You've finally decided to take the plunge and see about this 3D art thing that's going on out there. Maybe you are a frustrated creative or maybe you have friends that have 3D.... 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

Combating VR Sickness in Sim Racing

Jun 12, 2020 at 11:24 am by Warlord720

One thing I learned in the early days of VR development was the fact that I was susceptible to various forms of VR induced motion sickness. Now, this isn’t just an unple.... 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
Digital Artist Mark Johnson - Writer, Animator, Musician

An interview with Digital Artist Mark Johnson - Writer, Animator, Musician

May 28, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Mark Johnson is a man of many talents… animator, digital artist, director, storyteller, and musician to name a few. One talent that stands out to me is his ability to b.... Read More
Low Poly Crowd Creation

Low Poly Crowd Creation using Character Creator and InstaLOD

May 21, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

It was not my intention to do another article so soon involving InstaLOD but last week's article on using it to reduce a helicopter so it could be used in groups and formation.... 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
BioLite 620 - Solar Lighting and Device Charging Kit

Review BioLite 620 Solar Light is an expensive purchase at present, but worth the investment

May 06, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Being stuck at home means anything from long days in a small apartment to backyards or other private areas outside. For those lucky enough to have some room to roam outside an.... Read More

Cathy Fang & Wireality - VR Touch

Apr 30, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

This article started off as an introduction to Wireality, a virtual reality haptic feedback device for the hand that allows you to "feel" things in VR. It is a great research.... Read More

Getting reacquainted with InstaLOD Studio XL

Apr 23, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Last year I wrote about how to use InstaLOD in Reallusion's iClone to make drastic poly count reductions in your models while retaining form. Then I used InstaLOD Studio XL fo.... Read More
3DS Max 2021 Release

A Look at 3DS Max 2021

Apr 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Can you believe it? 3DS Max adds PBR materials!   But wait… this isn't 2016… this is 2021! Even real timers have had PBR for a whi.... Read More
Windows Networking Problems? Try the Master Browser

Windows Networking Problems? Try the Master Browser

Apr 09, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

With more people working at home it would be a great time for Windows networking to be reliable and it is for a lot of users. However, if you are on the other end of the spect.... Read More
Darth Angelus

A Q&A with Filmmaker Damien Valentine - Darth Angelus

Apr 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Damien Valentine (Darth Angelus), like a lot you reading this, is a man of many talents. He is also hard to put a label on as his creative energy could probably power a small.... Read More

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