The latest issue of 3D Artist is out now! It includes the ultimate guide to renderers, how to model a concept car in 3ds Max, an artist’s introduction to Unity 3.5, plus loads more.
Tutorials in issue 41 include Hussain Almossawri and Marin Myftiu slick concept car. Follow the steps to design, model, light and render a Jaguar-inspired vehicle. Learn how to design the wheel rims, prepare your blueprints, and bring out the true beauty of your renders!
Blizzard Entertainment’s Toni Bratincevic takes us behind the scenes of his latest personal project, ‘Tesla’. Discover his secrets and follow his progress from concept to completion to learn discover the art of 3D illustration. You’ll explore tips for laying out your scene in 3ds Max, find out how to get the most out of V-Ray, and see how Fusion can add dramatic effects.
In the workshop, Unity guru Roald Hoyer-Hansen gives us an artist’s introduction to the free game engine in this issue’s Back to basics tutorial. Have Unity 3.5 demystified by Roald as you create a simple studio setup, complete with realistic lighting.
Our features include the Ultimate guide to renderers by Michael Burns. Featuring top talents such as vehicle designer Daniel Simon, arch-vis master Viktor Fretyan, and character artist Andrew Hickinbottom and the Swedish animation house, Meindbender. Find out the difference between CPU and CGP-based rendering (go on, we won’t tell), and learn how the elite utilise different renderers for proven results. You’ll even find three rendering software trials on the disc for Maxwell Render, Bunkspeed PRO and KeyShot 3, to help get you started.
There’s all this and a whole lot more. 3D Artist is available to buy now from all good newsagents, supermarkets and at the official Imagine Publishing online store.
Treat yourself to 1.5 hours of video training from Digital-Tutors, free HDRi maps from the UK-based StudioHDRIMaps.com worth £13, and free 3D models worth a combined $100 from 3DOcean. You can also watch Roald Hoyer-Hansen’s workflow in Unity 3.5 to help get your head around this awesome free game engine!
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