Stijn Calis

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Google’s Experiment With Light Fields Show Potential of VR

<b>The stunning seven-minute guided tour is now available on Steam VR.</b>Google is working on ways to create the most realistic sense of presence while in …

Virtual Reality

Nvidia’s latest tech will enable ‘cinematic-quality’ graphics — on unannounced GPUs

Real-time ray tracing is the future, but when?<p>Nvidia is introducing a graphics technology this year that video game developers have been hoping to see for a long time: the ability to render and illuminate a scene in real time with cinematic quality, the company announced today at the 2018 Game …

Generating Concrete and Cracks in Substance Designer

Daniel Swing has recently shared a quick tutorial on the way he’s working on concrete and glass surfaces in Substance Designer. The guide doesn’t …

Tutorials

Houdini Foundations: Free PDF Handbook

SideFX released an amazing PDF book, which gives a nice introduction to the Houdini package!<b>Download Project Files</b>The book is called “Houdini …

Animation

Weaponiser – A Weapon Sound Design Solution

Krotos Audio, the company behind Dehumaniser and Reformer Pro product range, have released their latest plug-in called Weaponiser. Weapon sounds are …

Music Production

Graphic Design & Training for 3D

inlifethrill.com launched few years back, mainly as a forum to showcase my freelance work as well as a place to keep a record of what I was creating …

TUTORIALS

Landscapes Download - a 3D model collection by Rispat Momit

Spotlight Team Best Practices: Making believable visuals in Unity

Being part of the Spotlight Team, I am fortunate to be involved in some very interesting projects. The Spotlight Team at Unity works on games …

Game Development

Ash of Gods: Building The Art

Nikolay Bondarenko from AurumDust discussed the production of art for the upcoming turn-based RPG Ash of Gods. The game will be available on Steam on …

Building Great Lighting in Unity

Jonathan Caro shows how you can use Unity to build some very interesting lighting with cool little details and beautiful materials.IntroductionHey, …

Creative AI

Transform scan-based textures into production ready assets<p>Artomatix automates the repetitive tasks tied to scan-based texturing. Allow Artomatix to …

Unity Is on the Hunt for Blockbuster VR Movies

At Sundance 2018, Eliza McNitt's VR film Spheres inked a seven-figure distribution deal; we were there to experience it and find out how Unity …

Pixelator Turns Any Image Into Pixel Art

<b>How does it work</b><p>All the filters are highly customisable and can be turned on and off, so Pixelator can handle a large verity of source images, from …

Tutorials

Why Women DON'T like Social VR w/ Jessica Outlaw - 059

Download it: MP3 | AAC | OGG | OPUS<p>Summary:<p>Behavioral Scientist Jessica Outlaw is an outspoken Social Scientist in the field of VR User Experience …

Making Stylized 3D Characters Cute and Awesome

Lance Wilkinson did a fantastic job on the production of his fantastic animated 3d character. He showed the modeling, texturing, animation and …

Game Development

UE4 for VFX: Building and Optimizing Worlds for Real-Time

Focusing on how to build a better VFX pipeline for Unreal Engine 4, the first part offers a comprehensive overview of the content pipeline and …

GDC: Ten Principles for Good Level Design

How does one create a top-notch game level? What are the crucial points here? Is it about interactivity, readability or something else? Take a look …

How to Work with Level Design?

Michael Barclay did a very interesting talk about the way he approaches the creation of levels for games.<p>Introduction<p>Hey, my names Michael Barclay …

UX Design

Game Design: Introducing Mechanics

Max Pears comes back with another portion of tips and tricks for game designers. This time he is talking about setting up game mechanics and holding …

Game Design

Free Human Base Models

Braulio Fg has shared a free pack of three human base models in .obj format for your character art. Grab a free set and don’t forget to share your …

Topology

Free 3D Teeth with Textures

Looks like I spent more than 400 hours on this model, It was really fun, I’d definitely do it again. If you want to use it for personal projects – …

ZBrush

Keeping Concept Look in 3D Environment

Jennifer Carlin talked about the way she managed to achieve 2d-like look with her real-time 3d environment.<p>Introduction<p>My name is Jennifer Carlin, …

Game Development

Skeeva is creating 3D Art & CG Assets

My full name is Eugene Golovanchuk and I am an Art Director, Digital and Concept Artist located in Ukraine.<br>The main goal of this patronage is to keep …

Scriptable Render Pipeline Overview

The Scriptable Render Pipeline (SRP), introduced in 2018.1 beta, is a way of configuring and performing rendering in Unity that is controlled from a …

Tutorial: Retopology for Beginners in Maya

FlippedNormals has shared a nice guide to dealing with retopology in Maya. The tutorial discusses the advantages of quad draw tool, and some other …

Tutorials

Tips on Making Games: From Modeling to Post-Processing

Rob Nally shared some tips on the production of cel-shaded action games with Unity.<p>Hey, I’m Rob Nally. I’m a freelance 2D/3D artist and teacher from …

Game Development

Young Leia Recreated with FakeApp

Have you heard about FakeApp — a downloadable neural network by a Reddit user known as deepfakes? The tool lets anyone splice images of people onto …

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

HP Z 3D Camera - a Perfect Device for Scanning

HP Z 3D Camera is one of the best devices you can find for scanning right now. Actually, the new device has even earned the Best of Innovation Awards …

Free Faun & Goblin Rigs

Thomas Vialetto has released two free rigs for you to experiment with animation in Maya. The rigs are based on models by Victor-Emmanuel Pancrazi and …

Animation