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10 of the best virtual reality apps for your smartphone

Get started with VR on your iPhone or Android phone with these 100 apps, spanning films, games, news and 360-degree photo-sharing<p>You don’t need to spend hundreds of pounds on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset to give virtual reality a try.<p>The Android or iPhone handset in your pocket is a VR device …

Virtual Reality

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$33.89from Amazon<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, …

Onions

MY SPICY FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH

CHICKEN AND BRINE:<p>4 skinless boneless chicken thighs (23.3 oz/660 grams)<p>1/2 cup (125 grams) jalapeno pickling juice<p>1/4 small onion, peeled and …

NASHED-UP HOT CHICKEN CUTLET SANDWICH

HOT DICKS SO BIGToday is the 4th day, the longest duration since 2002, the year I moved to New York, that I’ve <i>ever</i> gone without ingesting a drop of …

The Best Protein You Can Eat, According To Nutritionists

Don’t just settle for any old protein.<p>Protein is the key to keeping cravings at bay, building lean muscle and dropping those last few pounds. But according to a new review published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, it’s not just how much protein you eat that’s important: It's where …

This Grilled Pizza is Insanely Delicious And Easy To Make

Once you try this, you might never leave home again.<p>And if you have a grill — gas or charcoal — it can probably get a lot hotter than your oven. (The side benefit is that your grill won't heat up your home.) Charcoal specifically is the closest you can get to a traditional wood-burning oven, …

How to create a creature for the big screen

3D artist Tyler Bolyard reveals how to model a creature like Louis from Disney’s The Princess and the Frog.<p>My typical workflow when starting a piece …

Imaginative Geometric Paper Animal Sculptures Inspired by 3D Modeling

Artist Wolfram Kampffmeyer creates wonderful paper animal sculptures with angular geometric forms inspired by 3D modeling. Kampffmeyer, who is also a …

Sculpture

Burning Questions: What is ZSpheres in ZBrush?

Question: I’ve heard a bit about ZSpheres in ZBrush and wonder what it is exactly and is there anything like it in other 3D programs? How hard is it …

4 steps to digitally perfecting the look of clay

The first thing I do when creating a material is look for a lot of references on the internet. I do this to find the look that I'm searching for and …

Create believable fabric folds in ZBrush by Gavin Goulden

In this quick tip of the day, Lead Character Artist, Gavin Goulden will give you pro examples and advice on how to create believable fabric in the …

LightWave - Try LightWave

LightWave 2018 Full Feature Trial<p>Download Only<p>Want to try before you buy? Download the full version of LightWave and use it for 30 days, free.<p>Getting …

Creature Sculpting in ZBrush: Part 3

In this part of the <i>Creature Sculpting</i> series, you'll create, detail and PolyPaint a Rhino head bust using ZBrush, Maya and Photoshop.<p>1. Sculpting the …

ZBrush

Working with Dynamesh By Isaac Oster

Working with Dynamesh<p>In this two part ZBrush tutorial, Instructor Isaac Oster shows us tools and techniques within Dynamesh. We start with a basic …

Sculpting Hair in ZBrush

3 weeks ago<p><i>1.37K</i> Views<i>0</i> Comments<i>0</i> Likes<p>Creating MASH Effects: Blocky Ocean in Maya In this tutorial, we show you how to use MASH and Bifrost together …

5 Cool Ways to Use Polygroups in ZBrush

ZBrush has so many great features that it's easy to overlook one of the most useful aspects of ZBrush - Polygroups. Polygroups are really just a way …

The four mistakes that hold your songwriting back

Ryan Buckner looks at some common mistakes made by songwriters, why they hold you back and how to avoid them<p>ntil you learn an effective method of …

The Danger of Chords-First Songwriting, and Other Thoughts

<i>“From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro” is an 82-page eBook that explores many of the important questions that you need answered if you’re</i> …

How to calculate your songwriting splits

<b>Calculating songwriting splits can often be a prickly subject for writers, producers and bands.</b><p><b>Pete Bott, music, media and entertainment solicitor at</b> …

The Power of Scheduling Your Songwriting Activities

<i>Get the songwriting manuals that thousands of songwriters are using. “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle will improve your</i> …

10 ways to ruin a song

As Spinal Tap reminds us, it’s a fine line between stupid and clever. This is particularly true in the world of popular music, where one bad move can …

Making Simplicity in Songwriting a Positive Attribute

<i>“The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle covers every aspect of songwriting, from creating chord progressions, to writing melodies and</i> …

More SOS Past Articles coming...

Missing past issues? Can't find an Sound On Sound article?<p>On 15 June 2016 we launched this new web site, which currently hosts <b>10,072</b> quality reviews …

Audio Recording

Songwriting: To Collaborate or Not

<i>“The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-Book Bundle is being used by thousands of songwriters to solve their songwriting dilemmas. Comes with a</i> …

Songwriting: Is It OK To Use a Formula?

Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle and take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Now with a 7th free ebook. Read …

Avoiding common songwriting obstacles

<i>Ben Camp is a successful songwriter whose song “Gold” was a hit for Victoria Justice, tallying more than 14 million YouTube views. In Part I of this</i> …