3D Modeling programs and devices advance in leaps and bounds. New tools make sculpting accessible and ever more organic. Can artist skip learning the ‘oldschool’ skills and just embrace the new? 3D Tools of the Future are here Coming up is Motion-based creation with a new device, Leap Motion, think Kinect on stereoids. The developers […]
These are 3D art asset modeling, rigging, uv-mapping and texturing tips. And not only for low-poly though it is where they are needed the most. See also other tip collections, the first and second set. Minimize number of Draw Calls the Asset generates Draw Calls are for game engine the number of separate objects, materials […]
These modeling, uv-mapping and texturing tips apply to 3D art asset work for games and similiar media. While they are best matched with low-poly 3D, they are definitely not limited to it. See also the previous collection here and the 3rd one here. Middle edgeloop optimization & UV-mapping a character It is common to model […]
Character Tutorial goes on well but this is not yet a release, read for details. Also I’m sharing some CGmascot plans.
This video should help a bit with software questions conserning the Animation Character Creation Tutorial.
Would you like a sneak peek at the Character Creation Tutorial I’m developing? This video shows the tools and how I use them, the method in brief.
Important part of character design is giving the character history. This is the story for the tutorial character.
Ever wanted to make a 3D character like seen in animated movies? I’m making an tutorial showing how to do just that. Check out preview stuff here.
What are pros and cons of the 2 main polygon modeling techniques and how could we keep modeling trouble free – you know, fun? This is my take.
What makes characters mascots? How does one design a mascot? Since I work with these creatures I feel I should write a bit about them. What is a mascot? In short a mascot is a representative figure, a symbol and a communication tool for somebody/some organization. At its best the mascot personifies their values, communicates […]