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CREATION OF THE CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE THE FORMULA ONE. Immediately after we started searching for those two concepts between all the reference points till, bingo!, the pod race featured in “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace”, appeared as the perfect solution. From that moment on we turn the Kotoc engine on: creativity and production. […]

Steel Life

Master Thesis graduation film. It was done at Arts et Technologies de l’Image, université paris 8 during my last year at faculty. It takes one more year to end up with an original soundtrack composed by Mathieu Alvado and interpreted by a symphonic orchestra at CNSM de Paris. All CG made with Maya 7.0 and […]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Export from Maya to DirectX

This tutorial will show you how to export mesh and animation to DirectX. Download XExporter.v1.2 (*.mel) source file Download video file Talk about this tutorial at the Forum >> 3DM3.comCopyright © Dr. DEdit by StrykerSource: http://www.3dm3.com

VIDEO TUTORIAL: ZBrush Speed sculpt “Amph Man”

A ZBrush speed sculpt created by Jesse Sandifer. Jesse uses ZBrush brush, painting and posing tools to create a creature with different fish like qualities. Download video file: Part 1 Download video file: Part 2 Download video file: Part 3 Download video file: Part 4 Talk about this tutorial at the Forum >> 3DM3.comCopyright © […]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Character Design and Development

Cesar Dacol Jr. is a character designer and film developer for the film industry. He will demonstrate that Zbrush is not just for the characters, but actually you can use at various other places like environments. These tutorials created by the Pixologic (makers of ZBrush). Download video file: Part 1 Download video file: Part 2 […]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: 3D Character Designers

10 minutes tutorial for 3d Character Designers explaining the complex unwrapping and designing of pixel strech free uv maps for textre-baking. It is a bit more advanced (it uses Unwrella for one part, yet the know-how can be used also witout any 3rd part plugins) yet it explains in step-by-step tutorial the whole process of […]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Projection Master Techniques ZBrush

In these 6 video tutorials you will learn how to create architectural elements using ZBrush projection master techniques with Sebastian Legrain. These tutorials created by the Pixologic (makers of ZBrush) for the 3D community, so everyone can easily go at advanced level in ZBrush. Download video file: Intro Download video file: Part 1 Download video […]

Foot modelling by Hatice Bayramoglu

This tutorial will describe how I modelled my foot model from a sketch . The method I used is polygonal modelling. Here, as you see I have a foot sketch which I found from net and I draw one myself too. I’ll start the modeling process using the hand sketch as a blueprint, you should […]

ALONE Short animation

This is the story about a very lonely robot who is looking for someone like him. Unfortunately, it seems that he is the last one… However, robot keeps going…

Yankee Gal – Short movie

Yankee Gal is a short film created by Antoine Perez, Céline Desrumaux, Francois Pons and Gary Levesque. It was made during our course at Supinfocom animation school in 2008. It took a whole year and a team of four people to make, and we can safely say it was one of the best experiences we […]
Video Tutorial: “Fly” – Blender Modeling Timelapse

Video Tutorial: “Fly” – Blender Modeling Timelapse

The screenrecording itself was done for Steve Gormley aka VJSteveG, who will be using the footage / timelapse in his work. The video you are seeing right now is more of a summary of a video tutorial that I am working on right now. There I will explain all the basic techniques used in the […]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Using Subsurface Scattering Shaders

In this video, we will look at how to work with the subsurface scattering shader that comes with SOFTIMAGE|XSI. Learn how to use the render tree to setup and implement this useful and interesting shader to achieve a realistic look for soft translucent materials. We will be working on surfacing a jellyfish! Download video file […]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Rendering for Animation with Final Gathering

In this video taken from our “Rendering with SOFTIMAGE|XSI v.I: mental ray” training product, we will get to see how to properly setup an architectural scene in preparation for camera animation using mental ray and Final Gathering. Without the right technique, rendering any type of animation with Final Gathering can produce undesirable flickering. However, in […]

Video Tutorial: 3D Models with a Basic Studio-Styled Setup

Here’s a quick tutorial that should help you create better renders to showcase your models. You’ll understand a very simple technique that will allow you to achieve the type of results. You’ll understand how to render your model with a seamless background and soft shadows, without complicated lighting and backdrops. Once understood, this type of […]

VIDEO: Irradiance Particles and HDRI Rendering

In this video taken from our “Rendering with SOFTIMAGE|XSI v.II: mental ray” training product, we will get to see how to use the new irradiance particles indirect illumination algorithm and combine it with image based lighting using HDRI rendering. This technique allows us to use the environment sampling feature of irradiance particles to render a […]

VIDEO: Irradiance Particles in mental ray for Maya 2009

In this video, from “Introduction to Rendering with mental ray in Autodesk Maya 2009”, we will continue to become familiar with the new Irradiance Particles feature from the latest version of mental ray. Learn how to start working with Irradiance Particles and lower your render times while balancing out the render quality of your image […]

HDRIs using Vray 1.5 RC3 Renderer in 3DS Max 9

Hello, this is Shashank Sharma, or better known as shashanks18 on 3DM3. In this tutorial, we’ll work out to know how to do a decent lighting using HDRIs using Vray 1.5 RC3 Renderer in 3Ds Max 9. Here, I’ll be using a Castle scene for the example, that I have modelled, textured and lighted up. […]

VIDEO: Introduction to the Maya 8 User Interface

This Noesis Interactive tutorial outlines the interface and basics of Autodesk’s Maya 8. It provides an overview of the tools, windows, and options you’ll need to get started with this popular 3D program. After following this tutorial you’ll be comfortable with the basics of Maya. Download video file Talk about this tutorial at the Forum […]