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Mar
27

3D Artist issue 53 out today

News & Features
by
stephen.holmes

3D Artist issue 53 is out today. Here’s a quick look at some of the exciting content you’ll find inside.

We’ve got another feature-packed 3D Artist for you in issue 53, bursting with 3D features, interviews and tutorials. It’s everything you’ll need to get through the month of April.

To start off, our cover artist this issue is the amazing BioShock Infinite character artist Gavin Goulden. Inside you can learn how to develop videogame-ready characters from the man responsible for BioShock’s Elizabeth.

3D Artist issue 53 out today
 

If you’re interested in learning more about how BioShock Infinite was brought to life, then check out our seven page feature on the game itself, in which we talk with the key players at developer Irrational Games.

3D Artist issue 53 out today
 

The videogame content doesn’t stop there, either! If you’re truly interested in landing a job in the videogame industry then be sure to take a look at our in-depth feature on finding work in videogames. Inside you’ll find advice from videogame artists from all stages of the content creation pipeline.

3D Artist issue 53 out today
 

If you followed issue 52’s tutorial on modelling vehicles for animation, then you’ll definitely want to follow up with Jahirul Amin‘s next tutorial, which looks discusses rigging the vehicles that you’ve modelled.

3D Artist issue 53 out today
 

We’ve got plenty more tutorial content where that came from too. There are tutorials in dynamic anatomy, ZBrush, soft-body dynamics, MODO creature design and this excellent look at creating cinematic 3D concept art from Hollywood artist Justin ‘Goby’ Fields.

3D Artist issue 53 out today
 

We simply couldn’t help ourselves from packing in just that little bit extra videogame content either. We’ve got a four page look at the graphically impressive Crysis 3 and the CryENGINE 3 tools that made it all possible. If you’re interested in that, then you’ll definitely be interested in what’s on the disc…

3D Artist issue 53 out today
 

If you buy issue 53 today then you’ll find a disc bursting at the seams with content, including a 90-day trial of Unity Pro and the complete CryENGINE 3 software development kit! Here’s a run down of what you can expect:

  • Access to the CryENGINE 3 SDK
  • 90 days of free access to Unity Pro
  • Over three hours of video training. Eat 3D has supplied some incredibly useful CryENGINE 3 training videos, and ZBrushWorkshops reveals the steps for making a character for use in a videogame.
  • An exclusive 60-day trial of LightWave 11.5
  • Five arch-vis assets courtesy of CGAxis
  • 50 anatomy reference photos from 3D.SK
  • 50 amazing high-quality textures from texturesrus.net
  • Plus find magazine tutorial files to follow along with the magazine, including video guides, ZTL models, MAX base meshes and more!

3D Artist issue 53 out today
 

Get your copy of 3D Artist issue 53 today!

You can purchase your copy through the Imagine Shop or get it digitally through greatdigitalmags.com. Alternatively, why not make big savings and buy yourself a subscription?