3D Artist issue 74 is on sale today! This issue, we discovered how to re-create the natural world with cover artist Yasin Hasanian, who took us through the creation of his spectacular eagle with feathers made in Maya‘s new XGen. You can learn to create the piece yourself in his in-depth step-by-step tutorial on pg 40.
With Bifröst set to revolutionise the industry, you can discover how to master the elements in Maya with some of the industry’s top VFX artists this issue, who teach how to create water, smoke, fire and more effectively in your next project. For any Blender users out there, Ben Simonds explains how to model and texture a fantasy castle in a new tutorial. Otherwise, you can learn to model, texture and render an old classroom in Cinema 4D on pg 68, or take a look at Daniel Bel‘s incredible step-by-step guide to creating his I am Beowulf sculpture in ZBrush and 3ds Max on pg 50.
3ds Max users can also learn to reach new heights with our top 3ds Max tips and tricks from Industry Experts including Hasan Bajramović, Marek Denko, José Alves Da Silva, and Diego Querol. Don’t forget, you can also download a free 5GB worth of accompanying tutorial videos, free software, textures, scene files and much more on filesilo.co.uk/3d-artist-74!