The Exigency

Movie Review: The Exigency is weirdly watchable

Jan 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

Almost one year ago, I wrote about The Exigency, an animated feature-length movie made in Poser. The movie was released on New Year's Eve, and I recently had the chance to wat.... Read More
3D Buzz had closed

3D Buzz is closing, while giving us a final gift

Jan 08, 2020 at 01:52 pm by nemirc

I am inclined to think that most people involved with higher end 3D graphic applications (such as 3DS Max, Maya, Houdini, etc.) are familiar with the site 3D Buzz. As a matter.... Read More
Mixamo animations in Cinema 4D R21

How to use Mixamo animations in Cinema 4D R21

Jan 08, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

As I mentioned in my Cinema 4D R21 review, one of the features is the Mixamo Control Rig, allowing you to easily modify animations you obtain from Adobe's Mixamo. On this art.... Read More

Fresnel Experiments in Amplify Shader Editor

Dec 31, 2019 at 03:30 pm by nemirc

This time I would like to take a look at the Fresnel effect in Amplify shader. I really like the Fresnel a lot because it allows you to add the peach-skin effect to your shade.... Read More

A brief look at Walking Simulators

Dec 30, 2019 at 01:21 pm by nemirc

I am of those who believe the decade will end in 2020, but I see a lot of articles that are about “looking back at the decade about to end” so I figured I might ju.... Read More
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Maxon Cinema 4D Release 21

Review: Maxon's Cinema 4D Release 21

Dec 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

Cinema 4D R21, the 3D modeling, animation and 3D painting software from Maxon, was released recently, featuring some interesting changes, and also a change in the software lic.... Read More
Game Developer Tips

Game Developer Tips: Useful web apps for GIFs and videos

Dec 10, 2019 at 03:00 pm by nemirc

Hello and welcome to another "game development tips" article. This time, I would like to share a couple of nice web tools that can help you with your promotional material. Th.... Read More

Materialize: a free texture creation tool

Dec 04, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Materialize is a free and easy to use (yet, very good) tool to create texture channels from a single image. The basic idea is this: you import your diffuse map (also known as.... Read More
How to create mist in Unity

Tutorial: How to create mist in Unity

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Welcome to another short tutorial. This time we will make a quick mist effect. In some languages (including my very own, Spanish), things like mist and fog can be confused be.... Read More

Free digital painting on the web: Pixlr Photo Editor

Nov 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

Pixlr Editor is another free tool from Pixlr. While Pixlr X was a simpler, easier to use online photo editing tool, Pixlr Editor is a fully featured online photo editor that i.... Read More
Maya Tips

Maya Tips: How to use automatic hard surface retopology in Maya

Nov 19, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Retopology usually performed when you need to create a lower resolution version of a high-resolution 3D model (for example, when you make a model in ZBrush and you need a lowe.... Read More

Free Online Photo Editing with Pixlr X

Nov 14, 2019 at 02:00 pm by nemirc

You have surely noticed we now live in a time when technology has allowed web apps to evolve a lot, and let you do a lot of things you were unable to do only a few years ago..... Read More

Adobe introduces distribution changes to Substance

Nov 14, 2019 at 11:36 am by nemirc

As you know, Allegorithmic, the developers of Substance Painter and Substance Designer (as well as other Substance-related services) was acquired by Adobe in January this year.... Read More

Amplify Shader Editor for Unity

Nov 08, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Amplify Shader Editor is a node-based shader creation tool for Unity. Some time ago, I discussed Shaderforge, a tool that became my de-facto shader creation tool, but, after.... Read More
DesignCap review

Easily create cards or promo material with DesignCap

Nov 05, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

DesignCap is another do-it-yourself web service that lets you create different kinds of promotional or branding material, as well as arts for personal use. You can create thi.... Read More

Creating NPCs with Navigation Meshes and PlayMaker - part 5

Nov 01, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

As I said in the previous part of this series, AI-driven NPCs can be used for scenarios where you need to deal with friendly NPCs. Last time I showed you this clip from Half.... Read More
Video Combiner

Easily join videos with Video Combiner

Oct 30, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Video Combiner is a small, and free, Windows application that lets you combine multiple video files in one single file. The application is developed by MP3 Toolkit. The sof.... Read More
Poser has a new home

Poser has a new home: What can we expect?

Oct 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

If you have been following the news, you know Poser was acquired by Bondware, the company behind Renderosity. Also, Poser was updated to version 11.2. Poser 11.2 is not a big.... Read More

Review: Free and easy 3d modeling with Dust3D

Oct 16, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

3D modeling has earned a reputation of being difficult, and I am not going to say it is easy, because it's not. However, every now and then, there's a new 3D application that.... Read More

Creating NPCs with Navigation Meshes and PlayMaker - part 4

Oct 11, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Adding AI to your NPCs could also be used for scenarios where you need to deal with friendly NPCs. If you have played Half Life, you may remember how cool it was when you cou.... Read More

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