3DS Max

Game Design Deep Dive: Creating the striking pixel art of Crawl

<i>Deep Dive is an ongoing Gamasutra series with the goal of shedding light on specific design, art, or technical features within a video game, in order</i> …

Game Design

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

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

When it comes to construction companies, Sundt has a serious foothold in every arena, from mining and industrial to commercial, government, and …

Construction

Mental Ray for 3ds Max Gets Major Boost

Mental Ray for 3ds Max is available directly from NVIDIA — for free starting this week.<p>It includes all the functionality 3ds Max users rely on, …

Nvidia

The Art of Rendering: How to Create “House GEPO” Using 3ds Max and V-Ray

Ronen Bekerman is an industry leader in Architectural Visualization who hosts in-depth tutorials on his specialist blog. Architizer is pleased to present a selection of these guides written by some of the world’s best rendering artists.<p>Wittaya Wangpuk won best visualization of the week with this …

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

The Art of Rendering: How to Create a Stunning Prefab Home Using 3ds Max and Photoshop

Ronen Bekerman is an industry leader in Architectural Visualization who hosts in-depth tutorials on his specialist blog. Architizer is pleased to present a selection of these guides written by some of the world’s best rendering artists.<p>Mark Staddon is founder of Modern Babylon and the co-founder of …

Tutorials

5 Of the Best Applications Used In 3D Architectural Rendering by Real Estate Professionals

3D architectural rendering is slowly gaining momentum and popularity in construction projects because of a host of benefits that come with it. These …

Titanic VR Releases New Model Images for 105th Anniversary

105-years ago the RMS Titanic sank in the Atlantic ocean after hitting an iceberg. It’s one of the most famous maritime disasters with more than …

Virtual Reality

The Art of Rendering: How to Create "Termitary House" Using 3ds Max and V-Ray

Ronen Bekerman is an industry leader in Architectural Visualization who hosts in-depth tutorials on his specialist blog. Architizer is pleased to present a selection of these guides written by some of the world’s best rendering artists.<p>Pixelpark is an Italian studio working in the field of 2D and …

Tutorials

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 …

3D Printing

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 …

3D Printing

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

Now you can visit the International Space Station without a space suit thanks to Rewind's space experience<p>Even in virtual reality, floating 402 …

NASA

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 …

LED Lighting

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

<b>This free Maya plugin creates renders of exceptional quality – and you can download it for free now.</b><p>Finding the ultimate render engine is something …

Graphics

InsiteVR Is Direct CAD to VR Awesomeness

Virtual Reality applications are booming thanks to the onset of VR/AR headsets like Oculus, PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR. Those …

Virtual Reality

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 …

Game Development

Adam – VFX in the real-time short film

We are continuing our series of blog posts from last year, this time featuring a technical, behind-the-scenes glimpse of how the visual effects in …

Filmmaking

These images may look like CG renders, but they're actually photographs

In a world where many CG artists are aiming for photorealism, one very skilled photographer seems to be going the opposite way. These images look …

The 10 best visual effects breakdowns of 2016

Watch our pick of the best movie, TV and commercials breakdown videos created in the past year.

Animation

Ars Thanea On Creating HBO’s Poured Gold Advert

This stunning render of melted gold poured onto a static HBO logo is part of the The HBO – Soaking in Gold advertisement by Ars Thanea.For 3D …

ZBrush

What is 3D Modeling? Fields of use of 3D modeling

<b>Rendering Blog</b><p>Interior visualization in Unreal Engine 4 The best applications for architects, planners, and designers

3D

The artist blowing people's minds in virtual reality

Upon Salvador Dali's death in 1989, the world was reminded of his unique ability to render "the unreal world with such extreme realism that its truth and validity could no longer be questioned."<p>The art critic responsible for that description, the late James Thrall Soby, could not have imagined that …

Technology

HDR Light Studio 5.4 launches

A new version of HDR Light Studio is out and we find out how the commercials team at Framestore NY puts the software to use.

Tutorials

Use particles to create a 3D splash

This tutorial will take a look at how you can make a liquid splash, or crown effect, and can be used to make splashes out of water, milk, paint or …

Tutorials

Modeling a PVC or Aluminium Window in 3ds Max

Hey everyone and welcome back after a small posting break. The subscribers to the YouTube channel, or the FB page have seen my last post. If you are …

Attack Of The Cyber Octopuses

German filmmaker Nicola Piovesan is currently working on a film project entitled <i>Attack of the Cyber Octopuses</i>. Based on the title and the picture …

Movies