Issue 112 of 3D Artist is out now!
Take your textures to the next level with our incredible guide, featuring tips and techniques from six of the best software – from Substance Painter to Mari to Marmoset Toolbag. Learn pro painting and material creation workflows from triple-A studios like Bungie, Quixel tips from the company’s 3D artist and our incredible ZBrush polypainting cover artist Maarten Verhoeven.
We’ve also jumped into Luc Besson’s space epic Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets with Rodeo FX to discover how they managed to instance this incredible and spectacular film, while Smoke & Mirrors tells us their secrets to global VFX and post-production success.
You’ve heard there’s a new release of Maya, but maybe you’re unsure of the update. Dusan Kovic has you covered with a great review of Maya 2018.
We’ve also talked to Neville Page, the concept and creature designer who worked with James Cameron on Avatar for three years – he tells us about reworking Klingons for the Star Trek universe and the new TV show Star Trek Discovery.
Elsewhere, you can discover how to create van Gogh style paint effects in Substance Painter from the winner of the Allegorithmic Mat contest Gabriel D’Orazio, design intricate clothing and headpieces with ZBrush and Maya, create interactive particles with Popcorn FX, build stunning sci-fi environments in 3ds Max and Unreal Engine 4, learn how to work with VR in Houdini and Unity, and much more.
PS. don’t miss our 4GB of free resources!
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This issue there’s also over 4GB of resources courtesy of some really cool people to download for free from FileSilo.co.uk when you buy the magazine.
Your free downloads this month are:
• 3ds Max UV mapping tutorial from Pluralsight
• 3 premium CGAxis models
• 25 textures from 3DTotal
• Mesh for Mat from the Allegorithmic contest, and tutorial screenshots to follow along with the van Gogh style Substnace Painter tutorial
• Loads of hi-res images and WIPs to accompany our tutorials
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