Review: Using KAPWING (KA-PWING) Online Tools was 'a pleasant experience'

Jan 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

As some of you know I'm an avid desktop user when it comes to digital art. I don't mind using a tablet or other device when it's called for, but I want my tower power to do my.... Read More
Redragon S-101 Gaming Keyboard and Mouse

Reviewing the REDRAGON S101-3 Gaming Keyboard and Mouse

Dec 26, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

I can admit it now that the Puget system is gone. I straight up used a cheap, shipped with a PC, HP keyboard, and mouse that was just short of not being input device.... Read More
ZBrush 2020

Is ZBrush 2020 Making Substance Painter Obsolete?

Dec 19, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

ZBrush 2020 brings us a lot of fantastic functional tools least of which is the vast improvement to that little Morph UV button hiding under the UV Map menu. What was once a h.... Read More
Puget Systems Workstation

Pass the tissues: Returning the Puget System Workstation

Dec 12, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

For some reason, I feel like I'm writing an obituary instead of a follow-up review for the Puget workstation. The computer itself has been flawless and that is the problem. I.... Read More

How the Farmer learned to love the PC

Dec 05, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

It was late 1981 or early 1982 as the Farmer sat at his desk in the old farmhouse and stared, in awe, at the greyish white, sort of rounded, boxes that sat in front of him. Th.... Read More
Managing Large Project Video Memory in iClone 7

Managing Large Project Video Memory in iClone 7

Dec 04, 2019 at 03:00 pm by Warlord720

Working with large scenes can be a real pain, particularly in a real-time app like iClone 7.  With most iClone projects... you don't even think about the setti.... Read More
Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Versus the Puget Workstation

Nov 27, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

This isn't going to be your usual review about gameplay but rather about installing Red Dead Redemption 2 PC (RDR2) on a pc and how it handles it. The gaming news is full of R.... Read More
InstaLOD Studio XL

What about InstaLOD Studio XL, the Heavy Duty Poly Cruncher?

Nov 22, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

A few weeks ago, I was given an opportunity to add InstaLOD Studio XL to my 3D creation pipeline. This is the big brother, standalone version of InstaLOD t.... Read More

AI Driven Headshot - New Character Creator Plugin

Nov 21, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Ah… nothing like this time of year and I don't mean the holidays. However, it is an early Christmas for a lot of digital artists out there as our creative products get.... Read More
Reallusion Hub Update Problem

How to fix Reallusion's Hub Update Problem

Nov 20, 2019 at 11:38 am by Warlord720

If you are one of the unlucky few that ends up with the Reallusion Hub hang up… with all buttons grayed out then don’t fret. Follow some simple troubleshooting st.... Read More
Puget Systems Workstation

Puget Systems Workstation - The First Two Weeks go better than expected

Nov 14, 2019 at 10:41 am by Warlord720

For the past two weeks or so I have been using the Puget system for everyday work from character creation to clothing creation and then checking that work in VR. It has been a.... Read More

Marvelous Designer 9 Brings New Tools

Nov 07, 2019 at 11:44 am by Warlord720

CLO Virtual Fashion released version 9 of its clothing app, Marvelous Designer (MD9) about a month ago. This update packs in a few new tools that are very promising to improvi.... Read More
Puget Systems Workstation

Puget Systems Workstation - First Use

Oct 31, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

As it always is in life, the Puget System workstation was delivered during a time of travel, changing weather and not enough hours in the day to take the system out of the box.... Read More
Confidence. Seems you either have it or you don't.

Are you scared of the Deep End?

Oct 24, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Confidence. Seems you either have it or you don't. Not much in between as just a little bit of confidence can go a long way whereas the reverse can keep you from realizing y.... Read More
Quick & Easy Winter Items in Marvelous Designer

Quick & Easy Winter Items in Marvelous Designer

Oct 17, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

With Fall here and Winter approaching its time for warm weather clothing and other items such as comforters, pillows, blanket, and bedspreads. It's also the time of year quest.... Read More

Review: 'Automatic Unfold' UV Unwrapper

Oct 10, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

In a recent article, I mentioned unwrapping and a tool I use in 3DS Max, PolyUnwrapper, which saves a lot of time and aggravation. One thing worse than skin weighting is unwra.... Read More

With New Tools Low Poly is Still a Mindset

Oct 03, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Two of the dominating factions of 3D usage sit firmly at each end of the spectrum. On one end you'll find the high-poly world of image rendering for various uses from advertis.... Read More

Tips: AAA Texturing for the Masses

Sep 26, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Without AAA texturing a model is just a mesh… and meshes are a dime a dozen. A lot of us can make meshes but can we texture them? Not so much for some of us. Maybe even.... Read More

InstaLOD IS in iClone 7... Sorta

Sep 19, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

In today's busy world, some of the answers to our questions are right in front of us, but we don't see it. Such a case is InstaLOD and iClone 7.  Ever since Reallusion a.... Read More
Adobe Spark Post for Android

Review: Adobe Spark Post for Android

Sep 12, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Alright. I admit it. This desktop tower fanatic has finally used a productive app in (gasp) Android on (double gasp) a Galaxy Tab E and liked it (hell HAS frozen over)! Now w.... Read More

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