The Blender Foundation announced the release of the latest version of its open source 3D software. New features include: [more...]
Kamil Malagowski has released Break and Form for 3DS Max. This script allows artists to break a model’s polygons into separate pieces and then recreate the object by animating the transforms of each piece. See the script in action on Vimeo. More details on the script can be found on Kamil’s website.
Side Effects Software has released Houdini 13, the latest version of their 3D software. Latest features and upgrades include the Finite Element solver, a new particle workflow, and updates to their Bullet, fluids, and Ocean FX tools. For the full release and all the details, visit the Side Effects website.
A fun short with a low-poly aesthetic created by Udi Kaslasi, Yair Meirovitz and Alon Tako at the Bezalel Academy of Art & Design. Watch it on Filmnosis.
Microsoft’s Kinect is being used to translate sign language, helping the hearing and the deaf communicate. Watch a video on YouTube.
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.