FX artist Vikrant J Dalal has posted a new tutorial on creating a small scale fire and smoke simulation using 3DS Max and FumeFX. You can read the full tutorial over on the 3dTotal webpage.
Mhamed Elmezoued from Paris-based NKI studio (ex-Akama) has kindly made available a video he put together for the recent Autodesk Meet the Experts Webinar Series, in which he shows how a crowd of dark creatures was brought to life for the game cinematics of Rayman Legends, using 3D Studio MAX 2013 and Particle Flow. Watch the video on Vimeo.
Torrender.net is a new client-server service by ScriptAttack that works like Torrent for rendering, it is possible to set your PC to render scenes only from your friends and also submit scenes only to your friends to render. All content is sent in encrypted WinRAR archives. The beta version of the service has started in Russia. After the Russian group grows enough, the server module will be translated to English, adding a rating system and releasing an English version. More on ScriptAttack’s website.
Allegorithmic released the latest version of its material creation software for authoring Substances. New features include: [more...]
Allegorithmic has posted a number of video tutorials that go through the functionality of its tool for creating Substances. Watch the videos on YouTube.
New features in the latest version of the UV mapping tool include: [more...]
Swedish studio Meindbender has posted its latest showreel on Vimeo.
A tutorial by MFZanela on Três D1. (Portuguese)
A great short produced at Supinfocom by Ludovic Habas, Florent Rousseau, Margaux Vaxelaire, Mickaël Krebs and Yoan Sender. Watch it on Filmnosis.
Clovis Gay has released a new video demonstrating his upcoming plugin called Sliced Plane Object, which creates various 2D patterns such as brick walls, tiles, and futuristic GUI gyros. To find out more watch the demo video .
New features in the latest version of Grant Adam’s render pass manager plugin include: [more...]
Moscow-based Ipi Soft announced the release of the Biomech add-on for its motion capture application, which allows for in-depth bio-mechanical analysis of human motion. It includes visualization of tracking data and can export to various formats. The software can be used for gait analysis and rehabilitation, sports motion analysis and research in 3D human kinematics. A 30% discount is being offered until March 19th. Read the description page and find out more on Ipi Soft.