3DS Max

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

Deadline 10 – Launch a Rendering Fleet in AWS | Amazon Web Services

Graphical rendering is a compute-intensive task that is, as they say, embarrassingly parallel. Looked at another way, this means that there’s a more …

Cloud Computing

Visualiser at MVRDV

<b>Visualiser</b> <br>Rotterdam, Netherlands<p>The visualisation team of MVRDV focuses on the graphic presentation in creating high-end photorealistic …

Design

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 …

Announcing public preview of Azure Batch Rendering

This week SIGGRAPH 2017 is blasting away in Los Angeles and I can’t imagine a better place than the premier event for computer graphics to announce …

Autodesk Maya

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

How to Build A Mech for Games?

Tim Bergholz has recently launched the Epic Mech Tutorial. We’ve talked about the techniques he uses here and he shared some of the stuff he’s going …

Game Development

PluralSight to Expand VR-Related Training as SIGGRAPH Opens

At SIGGRAPH next week, online training company Pluralsight plans to announce new partnerships that will help it expand its VR offerings. The move …

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

Get your next project started right with the best 3D modeling software

Whether you are looking for the right software to fuel your latest design project or picking the best engineering program for a company or class, …

3D Modeling

Virtual Reality Sketches of Animals by Tobias Wüstefeld

These virtual reality wooden sketches of animals by German illustrator and designer Tobias Wüstefeld were created using Tilt Brush, an application …

Virtual Reality

AMD Releases Radeon ProRender for Blender and SolidWorks

AMD has released a <b>free</b> ray-tracing engine for Blender, as well as Maya, 3D Studio Max, and SolidWorks, called Radeon ProRender. It uses a …

Advanced Micro Devices

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

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

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 …

AMD Ryzen

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

SketchUp Guide: 3 Ways to Supercharge Your Model Renderings

Michael LaValley is an N.Y.-state registered architect, career strategist and the blogging entrepreneur behind Evolving Architect. Michael is launching a new SketchUp Training course for aspiring architects. click here for more information on how to sign up.<p>Sometimes SketchUp just isn’t enough for …

Construction

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

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

Get a job: Skydance Interactive is hiring a VFX Artist

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

Create Incredible 3D Renders using this Free Maya Plugin

Intro<p><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 …

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

Chad Ashley: 3DS Max to Cinema 4D: VFX/Photorealistic Rendering [Video Tutorial]

Acceptance of Contract Terms<p>THE CINEVERSITY ONLINE TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE WEB SITE IS INTENDED FOR USE ONLY FOR LAWFUL PURPOSES. BY …

Copyright

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 …

Photography