Lobe.ai - Free (and code free) Machine Learning App

Oct 28, 2020 at 12:43 pm by Warlord720

Microsoft has released a free artificial intelligence tool for images and videos that works with other open-source machine learning and AI platforms. You supply.... Read More

Hell Froze Over - Win 10 Update Repairs Previous Problems

Oct 21, 2020 at 11:11 am by Warlord720

That is correct. You read that headline right. Hell has officially frozen over. Last patch Tuesday, the same Patch Tuesday that’s causing problems for other users actua.... 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
Are you Over Animating?

Are you Over Animating?

Oct 08, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Veteran animators don't always agree on the mechanics of how to animate a sequence because there are so many techniques available. Factor in whatever software package you are.... Read More

Marvelous Designer Winter Clothing

Sep 30, 2020 at 12:46 pm by Warlord720

With fall upon us, a lot of animators and still composers are busy putting together some holiday scenes. Particularly when you consider how 2020 has gone so far it makes sense.... 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

Creating Armor with Marvelous Designer

Sep 17, 2020 at 07:00 am by Warlord720

When it comes to thick armor some Marvelous Designer (MD) users turn to other software not realizing that the armor can be made in MD with simple patterns and an overlooked fe.... Read More

Simple ZBrush Armor Creation

Sep 09, 2020 at 12:19 pm by Warlord720

A frequently requested topic for a lot of new ZBrush users is how to create armor and there are a lot of methods to achieve this. Some are advanced and require some time to ac.... Read More
A Dinosaur Cuts the Cord - Streaming Wins Out

A Dinosaur Cuts the Cord - Streaming Wins Out

Sep 03, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Way back in the early '90s I signed up for the new service DirecTV. I was spending a lot of time in an RV for bass fishing tournaments. Sometimes over 90 days a year and back.... 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

Adventures in Computing with my 87-year-old Mother

Aug 20, 2020 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

My mother's computer was getting about as long in the tooth as she is. They have both been on this planet for a long, long time in respective human and PC years. They are.... Read More
Being More Productive Working at Home

How to Be More Productive Working at Home

Aug 12, 2020 at 11:19 am by Warlord720

By now we're all feeling a bit of COVID fatigue. The more social of us are certainly feeling the walls closing in when we don't leave our homes for work. Some people know they.... Read More

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

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