A script by Nikolay Litvinov that allows to copy a material from one object to another without using the material editor. More on ScriptSpot.
Xoio has released another free set of cutout people. Download it from Xoio-Air.
AXYZ-design are offering ready-posed static 3D models for Archviz projects. They are available in Max, Sketchup and OBJ formats. More on AXYZ-design.
Blur’s Brian Whitmire has posted online his latest reel. Watch it on Vimeo.
Autodesk has released a new version of its 3D viewer with various improvements. More on Autodesk’s Area.
(Updated) Eddie Perlberg has replied to Max users’ comments by posting a message on this news item.
Autodesk appoints a new 3DS Max Product Manager once again. Eddie Perlberg worked before as an application engineer at Autodesk and is also an animator and motion graphics artist. He will be answering questions from the audience in the upcoming Autodesk Expert Challenge detailed below.
LA-based artist David Lewandowski strikes back with another case of out of control character animation. Watch it on YouTube.
New features in Itoo Software’s parametric modeling plugin include: integration of its Style Editor into Max (making it much more comfortable to work with – stay-on-top is not longer needed, all connection issues should be solved), various Style Editor improvements, new operators and support for V-Ray 3.0 beta. More on Itoo Software’s forum.
Eloi Andaluz has released Grid Master 1.0 for 3DS Max, which is a ThinkingParticles tool that allows the user to create lines that follow a grid. You can watch the introduction video, as well as download the preset from Eloi’s website, andvfx.com.
Johannes Tiner has posted a tutorial focusing on creating custom lights in 3DS Max using V-Ray. You can check out the video over at the Tiner.co website.
FX artist Hammer Chen has published a review of the latest offering from Chaos Group: V-Ray 3.0 beta for 3DS max. You can read the full review on the CG Record website.