Have you watched these yet? For a teaser to see what is in store for Autodesk’s Max 2014?
If you haven’t seen Viz-people’s Sky Timelapse offering yet, have a look here if you need it. 27 HD skies in the pack.
BUT, there is always a free sample to try out first – here.
2D People – check. Good quality – check. High resolution – check.
Waitrons, medical staff, flight attendant, service workers – check, check, check, check!
Viz-People’s latest release is People Service V1. Now niche is what we need (we now have this pack)! And this is definitely the first step to fulfilling a need in the industry.
Ask yourself how [...]
Try out Mourelas Konstantinos’ Book Scatter Script here.
It is compatible for 3DMax 2010 – 2013. There are no guarantees, as it’s still being worked on.
V-Ray 2.0 Dispersion is simple yet powerful feature which allows you to create stunning close ups of refractive objects with caustics.
- as featured on CGrecord
Autodesk has announced it’s 2013 versions of 3d Max. Bugs fixes and new features are the highlights. Click through here to see video features.
Here is a list posted on Free 3D Models of free model making software packages. This will definitely help if you’ve just started 3D or are still saving to buy your copy of the more expensive programs. There are also links to their sites, etc.
LINK – http://www.gfx-3d-model.com/2012/02/ten-free-3d-model-making-software-packages/
Much specific detail goes into product illustration and animation – if you’ve done this, then I’m sure you’ll appreciate the following animation by Javi Martínez
The Accuracy Of Time:
“The Accuracy Of Time… la precisión del tiempo”, a short movie by Javi Martínez from Javi Martinez on Vimeo.
It’s a heart-sinking feeling when you can’t find that important file. We’re obsessed about backups because 1) you can’t always trust your hardware and 2) we don’t want to waste time doing it all over again. Try backing up your files online.
Dropbox seems to be quite popular – with up to 2GB free storage. Adrive has [...]
Viz-People has released their latest people pack – Casual People V3 (and yes, we have it!) – This casual people pack does not fail to deliver on Viz Peoples track record. If the PDF catalogue isn’t enough to get you drooling, view the samples here.
There are 14 different people (men and woman, no children) each [...]
This tutorial by Arnab Bhadra, will go through making 3D stereoscopic renders using Max 2012. This, by using a free script by Andrew Dour. Link through here to watch the video.
Have a look at this script that relinks missing files in Max. Apparently it’s easy, fast and reliable. And it’s free – so why not try it out? Watch the demo video below and visit their site to download.
Relink Missing Files Demonstration Video from Nick Moutafis on Vimeo.
This idea by Arch Group is so simple and, I’m sure, will be successful too. Introducing the Sleep Box.
Includes plug points, TV, Wi-Fi router, alarm, safety deposit box and built in pay station. Not to mentioned place for luggage and the ever-important bed (Yes, I have been that desperate to lay down flat on a [...]
123D is a free solid modeling software program based on the same Autodesk technology used by millions of designers and engineers worldwide. Not an engineer? No problem, with Autodesk 123D you can design precise and makeable objects using smart tools that let you start with simple shapes and then edit and [...]
Try SketchChair if you ever wanted to design and build your own furniture.
It will be an open-source software, but read more about it here, after watching this video:
SketchChair Kickstarter Campaign from diatom studio on Vimeo.
Gustavo Capote, Neoscape’s UK art director reviews V-Ray 2.0 for 3Dworld.
The good and bad, according to him?
V-Ray proxies render faster
Glass dispersion adds realism
V-Ray GPU is fully integrated
Improved frame buffer
GPU needs lots of graphics card memory on big scenes
Lens effects don’t render as single elements
Read the full review here.
Have a look at Ant Traffic Simulator if animating vehicles in animation is too time consuming. This traffic simulator, for 3DsMax, does automatic vehicle rigging, etc. Simple presets and ’shortcuts’ – have look at their list of features and demo videos. It might just be worth it?