Allegorithmic have posted two new videos of their upcoming 3D painting software that uses physics-driven particle brushes for simulating natural wear and tear effects: Substance Painter Beta – June Trailer, Substance Painter Beta 7 Update Beta 8 Roadmap.
Check out a trailer produced by Hungarian studio Digic Pictures for the latest installment in Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed video game series. Watch the video on YouTube.
Japanese artist/programmer Lyouta Koduka has launched a funding campaign to further develop his application that allows to sculpt and customize particle simulations and point clouds. More on Indiegogo.
Dutch artist Jonathan de Blok has written a brief making of for a recent promotional spot he made for telecommunications company KPN. More on the Iray Dev blog.
(Updated) RandomControl have opened a section on their site that will be showing new features in Arion 3. The first teaser presents support for hair primitives, as well as integration with Ephere’s Ornatrix plugin. More on RandomControl’s website.
Shortly after releasing Arion for Max v2.7.0, RandomControl announced that a beta of v3 of its hybrid-accelerated and physically-based renderer is available to current owners of the software. More on RandomControl’s website.
Exocortex announced the release of a 3DS Max connection script for their online 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. Developed by Dutch artist/programmer Klaas Nienhuis, the script allows to upload and download scenes from 3DS Max to your Clara.io account with a simple click of a button. If you have V-Ray installed, it also allows for the transfer of V-Ray materials. [more...]
New features in Cl3ver’s browser-based 3D engine include: support for all recent browsers and operating systems (using WebGL or Flash Player), loads 3 times faster, reduced memory consumption by 50%, etc. More on Cl3ver.com.
Adobe, makers of such tools as Photoshop and After Effects, have announced the latest release of their Creative Cloud toolkit, Adobe CC 2014. There are lots of updates across all of their desktop applications including new masking and tracking tools in After Effects CC, and the mobile release of Adobe Lightroom for Iphone. For full details you can check out the Adobe Creative Cloud website.
RealtimeUK’s senior generalist and VFX TD Graham Matthew Collier has posted online his latest combustible reel. Watch it on Vimeo.
Stock models site CGAxis is having a sale offering 60% off all collections until June 30. More on CGAxis’ website.
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