3DS Max

Tutorial: CRYENGINE Environment Art Pipeline

In this in-depth tutorial, Crytek shows how to build big interactive scenes with Cryengine.In just over 30 minutes, you will see how to create a …

Tutorials

Dreams PS4 Creation Tools Are Same as Devs

Dreams Will Give Players Same Tools as Developers, Allowing Them to Create Anything<p>November 9, 2017Written by Anthony Nash<p>It feels like forever since …

PlayStation

pullin shapes - Roadkill UV Tool

<b>Quality of Life Enhancement Device for Computer Artists</b><p><b>Roadkill</b><p>If a good proportion of your life is spent texture mapping polygon meshes, then you …

This Lemonade “Stand” Is a Giant Drivable Lemon

After building his amazing submarine crib, video game artist Rob Adams decided to move on to his next challenge: a mobile lemonade stand. Adams says that:<p>I wanted to come up with a cool vehicle-based way for my kid to interact with the community. I thought about other ideas like a tiny taco truck …

Go-karts

Autodesk partners with Unity for VR and AR experiences in 3ds Max and Maya

Unity Technologies and Autodesk have announced their collaboration to create ‘a greater link’ between several tools, with Unity the first creation …

Autodesk Maya

Fan-made Overwatch map looks good enough for release

All those pillars for Symmetra Turrets... drool<p>Although Egypt is represented in Blizzard's popular title <i>Overwatch</i> (via the "Temple of Anubis" map) …

Overwatch

Unity 2017.2 brings Autodesk integration into the fold

If you’re a game developer or artist working with tools from both Unity and Autodesk, the next update to Unity 2017 comes with some potentially good …

Game Design

Get a job: Infinity Ward is hiring a Senior Visual Effects Artist

Infinity Ward is looking for an experienced Visual Effects Artist to author high-quality, photo-real particle effects as a member of its team in …

Game Design

When did you start using Blender?

The Blender.org site now contains a historic overview of splash screens. Take a look and see which ones you can still remember. When did you start …

Text Editors

This Submarine Crib Looks Like it Could be Out of a Movie Set

After building a fantastic indoor fairy tree for his daughter, Rob Adams was asked to put his skills to use once again to build a submarine crib. After 90 hours of work and $1250 worth of materials, he has something fantastic that would look at home in any nautically-themed nursery. You can see his …

8 of the best animated shorts

Garden Party is one of eight stunning examples of top animated shortsAnimated shorts are a booming category of animated 3D films, with a wealth of …

Animation

Google Cloud Platform’s ZYNC Render Now Supports Autodesk 3ds Max

Google to showcase technology preview of V-Ray GPU for Autodesk Maya on ZYNC Render and more at SIGGRAPH 2017.

Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform at SIGGRAPH 2017

By Todd Prives, Product Manager<br>For decades, the SIGGRAPH conference has brought together pioneers in the field of computer graphics. This year at …

Autodesk Maya

Pluralsight: www.pluralsight.com

At SIGGRAPH next week, online training company Pluralsight plans to promote expansions to its VR offerings. The company said demand is quickly …

Videography

The Vehicles of Jomar Machado

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Art<br>• Cars<br>• Design<p>Jomar Machado was an early adopter of 3D design tech, switching from pencil, brush, and paper based print …

Luc Besson

Anatomy Of A Fake: Creator Of "Leaked" Smash Bros. Switch Screens Speaks Out

With E3 just around the corner it's fair to expect plenty of daft rumours to come out of the woodwork, but the recent <b>Smash Bros.</b> leak really seemed …

Nintendo

Become a pro games artist with 3D World #222

Discover how to create responsive environments in UE4 and SpeedTree with unmissable artist insights, and how to speed up your workflow and sculpt …

Video Tutorials

The Real Life of a Virtual Construction Engineer: Sundt’s Eric Cylwik Gets Visual

For huge infrastructure projects, the future is in BIM: Here, Sundt’s Eric Cylwik discusses life on the job as a virtual construction engineer.

Construction

5 steps to a faster workflow

Thanks to his haunting sci-fi short OFF, recent animation graduate Martin Nabelek has been catching a lot of attention. Created as a final assignment …

Workflow

Get a job: Mindshow is hiring a 3D Character Modeler

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry!<p>Here is just one of the many, many …

Game Design

10 great new tools for 3D artists this April

The weather is getting better and the CGI community is getting excited as conference season approaches. NAB is just around the corner, with hopefully …

Autodesk To Soar On Subscriptions

Autodesk's decision to move to subscription model of its major product line will generate more consistent revenue.<p>Autodesk's is showing more …

Autodesk Maya

Using VRayEnvironmentFog as Volume Light in 3ds Max

Here’s another PRO method for adding realism to your images. <b>VRayEnvironmentFog</b> can be used to create realistic looking volume light. You can add it …

Tutorials

StemCell 3D models

Consistent Content.<br>Consistent Results. Everywhere.<p>Imagine the world’s largest library of 3D models available in any format. TurboSquid is proud to …

Stem Cells

Throw yourself into the VR void 250 miles above Earth with the ISS spacewalk app

Even in virtual reality, floating 402 kilometres above Earth is terrifying. Home, a 15-minute experience created by London-based production studio …

Virtual Reality

The VR Software Landscape

Of course, everything depends on what you want to do with VR, in my last 2 blogs I wrote about the different forms of VR and which hardware to choose …

Virtual Reality

Team Group Night Hawk 16GB DDR4-3000 Dual-Channel Memory Kit Review

The Night Hawk line brings LED lighting to Team Group’s T-Force DDR4 series. Is its 16GB, DDR4-3000, CAS 16 kit a good value for both performance and …

Computer Hardware

How To Get A Job At: KieranTimberlake

The search for employment is unpredictable and demands unrelenting patience. When you're at your wit's end, it can be tempting to send the same exact …

Employment

Create Incredible 3D Renders using this Free Maya Plugin

Graphics

A Thorough Guide on Using Megascans with UE4 and Max

We love Megascans – it’s one of the best ways to create high-quality content with minimum time costs. A talented developer Blue has a posted a …

Unreal Engine