3D Modeling

The new V&A museum in Dundee is a radical shape-shifter

No two of these jagged walls are the same, thanks to advanced parametric modelling<p>Every wall of the V&A Museum of Design Dundee is curved: sometimes …

Architecture

Quartz adds augmented reality models to its news reports

Quartz is known for its news app that delivers the day’s events in short conversational pieces, allowing readers to dive into more detail if they want or move on to the next story. It’s structured like a text conversation with a friend, parceling out each piece of information in message bubbles and …

Augmented Reality

knack studio transforms former museum into state-of-the-art acoustic resto-club in Munich

German architecture firm knack studio has transformed the former ‘forum der technik’ in Munich into a concert and events venue with a restaurant and …

3D Graphics

22 Tips for Blender You’ll Actually Try

Gleb Alexandrov writes:<p>Get better at CG every day with this collection of Blender quick tips. In this episode, we’ll do amazing things: explore …

3D Graphics

Neural Net Constructs 3D Model of Any 2D Face Picture in Creepy Breakthrough

Remember how Apple unveiled its $1,000 iPhone X with facial recognition software that allows you to unlock your phone with your face? Well good news, …

Machine Learning

New AI algorithm can transform any 2D image of a face into a 3D model

Sep 19, 2017 | By Tess<p>A team of researchers from the University of Nottingham and Kingston University in the UK have developed a new algorithm that …

Machine Learning

Make a 3D model of your face from a single photo with this AI tool

Just look how much Mark is enjoying the wonderful world of 3D<p>Bored? Of course you are, it’s Monday. So why not use this little AI-powered tool to turn a photo of your face into a 3D model, then idly spin it round, pondering exactly how and when super-intelligent robots will liquidate your body and …

3D Graphics

The Internet Is Having Way Too Much Fun With This New 3D Face Reconstruction App — See The Unsettling Memes!

The future is here… and it's terrifying.<p>PhD students at the <b>University of Nottingham</b> recently launched an app they created that transforms 2D photos …

3D

Abandoned Warehouse

Yves Perera writes:<p>Hi guys!<p>This is a render that I've made using Blender.<br>It's a Warehouse that I've modeled, lit, rendered and composited in Blender …

3D Graphics

Free Add-on: PBR Materials 3

Marco writes:<p>New:<p>All materials are Principled based except for Translucent and Volume materials<br>• Removed Light materials<br>• Added: Cloth, Particles, …

3D Graphics

Sketchfab Sculpting Challenge: Cartoon Characters!

Here's another cool challenge to improve your skills with.<p>This month we’re aiming for a very different visual sculpting style as we’re exploring …

3D Graphics

Quick Blender 2.79 Feature Overview

Zacharias Reinhardt writes:<p>Hi everyone!<p>I could not resist recording a quick (and dirty) video that shows some cool new features of Blender 2.79. So, …

3D Graphics

The 5 best 3D model websites for CG, animation, games, VR, AR more

These websites offer a wealth of high-quality low and mid-poly 3D models available for purchase.<p>Whether your needs include professional 3D models for …

Graphics

Vintage car found buried on Salisbury Plain: Explore 3D model of MG Roadster unearthed by archaeologists

A vintage MG Roadster that is believed to have been used by troops for training has been found buried on Salisbury Plain.<p>The 85-year-old vehicle was discovered by archaeologists during excavations of a former military site at Larkhill, in Wiltshire.<p>The 1932 MG J2, which is thought to have been a …

Archaeology

How Apple's iPhone X TrueDepth Camera Works - ExtremeTech

How Apple’s iPhone X TrueDepth Camera Works<p>By on September 14, 2017 at 2:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. …

Ziff-Davis

Tutorial: Dream Effect

BlendMaster writes:<p>Hey Everybody! In this tutorial I will be showing you how to create a cool dream effect completely inside of Blender's compositor. …

3D Graphics

Sony Xperia XZ1 users can order 3D prints directly with smartphone scanning app

Sep 13, 2017 | By Tess<p>Japanese tech giant Sony grabbed our attention a couple of weeks ago with the announcement that its <b>new Xperia XZ1 and XZ1</b> …

Sony Xperia

Google ‘Tilt Brush’ Now Lets You Easily Import Objects From ‘Blocks’ 3D Modeling App

Google has pushed an update to its VR paint program <i>Tilt Brush (2016)</i> that finally lets you intuitively drag your 3D creations in from <i>Blocks (2017),</i> …

Virtual Reality

Blender 2.79 is Here!

The Blender Foundation has just released Blender 2.79, the last official version before the huge 2.80 makeover.<p>New features include:<p>Denoiser<br>• PBR …

3D Graphics

Printflatables

Printflatables is a design and fabrication system for human-scale, functional and dynamic inflatable objects. The user begins with specifying an …

MIT

Cirila: Blender Sculpting Timelapse

Gorgeous character sculpting by Ismael Fuentes.<p>Ismael writes:<p>Full creation process of the sculpture of my grandmother Cirila. All you can see is made …

Boston

Review: Storyboarder

Blender Rookie takes a look at the freeware Storyboarder software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux.<p>About Storyboarder:<p>Storyboarder makes it easy to …

3D Graphics

Download 40+ Cycles Nodegroups for Free in Variety Nodepack V1.1

Stuntkoala shares more than 40 cycles node groups that include textures, materials, utility nodes, color tools, passthrough nodes and some random …

3D Graphics

Tutorial series: Let's Animate

Agu Rex creates great Blender movies like Love, Learning to Swim and Paperthin Rebels. In his new video tutorial series he'll be sharing his …

3D Graphics

Speed Sculpt: STRENGTH

Watch as Nelson Lima Villamil sculpts this brilliant portrait from a reference image.<p>Nelson writes:<p>Blender 2.79 + Cycles + No POST Based on DYLAN …

3D Graphics

Dealing with Mesh Artifacts in Subdivision Modeling

Johnson Martin writes:<p>If you’ve ever tried to model a car or any other shiny object, you know how hard it is to get perfect reflections outside of …

3D Graphics

Predator Gauntlet (Left arm) by fergal_kelly

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides …

3D Graphics

Explore Iron Man's Futuristic Malibu Mansion With This 3D Model

<i>What might the futuristic home of Tony Stark (AKA Iron Man) look like in our more mundane world? In this fun exercise, Archilogic imagines a for-sale</i> …

3D Graphics

Reality Capture and the Importance of As-Built 3D Models for AEC

The world is composed of two types of information: digital and physical. Physical representations of digital data exist all around us, as do digital …

3D Graphics

Modern Day Mad-Max Motors

50% impossible, 50% real vehicle, and 100% awesomeness, the Apocalyptic Vehicle series by Jomar Machado gives us a taste of what our rides would look …

Movies