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The Best of Scatter trees with V-Ray

Adding details to your scene is always the way to go when you want to achieve more realism in your 3D art, and thankfully there are many plugins available to help you achieve exactly what you want. In this case, imagine you have a home surrounded by a large forest. …

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Buy now for $149 (new) / $75 (upgrade) Allegorithmic has spent the past few releases making Substance Painter probably the most famous texture-painting application on the market. It has an expanding user base in the game development community, as well as gaining popularity within ‘traditional’ 3D art creation. Free textures …

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The Best of Master large-scale environments in 3ds Max

The aim of this piece was to produce a piece of 3D art that’s ready to go straight from the frame buffer, with little or no post-production. Zagreb-based Studio Niskota (now Polymachine) created the project as a test bed for their no-post pipeline, and all the assets are modelled and …

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Buy the Wacom Pro Pen 3D at Amazon for $84.34 / £78.46 Built on the foundations of the Pro Pen 2, the Wacom Pro Pen 3D is only partially a new device. This means that it benefits from many similar specifications to its sister product, which is itself a step …

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The Best of Big VFX on a budget

Remember when a movie budget topping $100 million was big news? Today, no one bats an eyelid at those sort of numbers. It’s simply assumed that, to have good-enough CG to satisfy the multiplex masses, you have to spend the GDP of a small nation.   How to get your …

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The Best of Master CG portraits in issue 236 of 3D World

This issue we help you at excel at key tasks, from creating photorealistic portraits, integrating motion capture data into your scenes and setting up believable cloud simulations for your aerial shots. Buy 3D World issue 236 now We offer a great guide, that shows you what to expect from a …

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The Best of Win tickets to SIGGRAPH 2018

This Summer, CG enthusiasts from all over the globe will gather in Vancouver for the annual SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques) conference. And you could be there too!  Organisers of the conference are offering two lucky Creative Bloq readers the chance to win a full-conference …

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The Best of Uncover invisible effects in the new issue of 3D World

This issue we take a look at not just some incredible projects (from Adam to Altered Carbon) but also an in-depth look at some of the tools used to create some of the environments used in them. We explore invisible visual effects to uncover some of the astounding work carried …

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The Best of Illuminate your 3D work with Dome lights

The use of Dome lights has been one of the greatest advancements in CGI creation over the past decade. Bathing a scene from every direction used to be computationally intensive, but with advances in both hardware and software, the Dome light has emerged as an efficient way to start lighting …

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The Best of 19 tips for great Poser art

Poser software is greatly underrated. With version 11, its PBR Superfly engine enables it to create tremendous realism across a wide range of areas of 3D art, rendering directly in-program without the need to rely on exporting, third-party plugins, or integrating into high-end programs for materials and lighting that obey …

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