First launched in 2003, SpeedUpMyPC has provided a lifeline to countless PC users who have been frustrated by slow start-up and program opening times, frequent freezes and crashes and a general deterioration in computer performance. The software optimises system settings, deletes junk files and improves RAM and CPU function, injecting a new lease of life into a PC therefore reducing the need for expensive hardware updates. After a system scan ...
Rendering, raytracing and depth of field are key skills and principles that all CG artists need to know, especially those just starting out in the 3D industry. This free professional level tutorial concentrates on developing those key skills as well as elaborating on topics such as reflectivity, material attributes & render settings. By controlling these principles, you will learn how to manipulate the characteristics of a reflection. Finally, you’ll ...
StudioGPU Ships MachStudio Pro 1.4 Real-Time Non-linear 3D Workflow and Rendering Software -
New Features Include Photoshop Integration, Physically-Based Cameras, Seamless Softimage Support and More
StudioGPU continues to streamline 3D workflow with MachStudio™ Pro 1.4 software, offering new features and functionality for unparalleled real-time 3D workflow and rendering performance. Available today, MachStudio Pro version 1.4 software further liberates creative workflow with dozens of new features and enhancements such as physically-based ...
A robot designed using Autodesk Inventor is preparing for battle with the RobotWar's champion on The Gadget Show
Taking the concept of battling androids to a new level, a technically advanced new robot, designed in 3D using Autodesk Inventor, is set for a showdown with the current RobotWars’ European champion, Beauty 2, on Channel 5’s The Gadget Show (Monday 15th March 8.00 pm).
The robot, known as ...
Digital Domain and Creative Director David Rosenbaum beam viewers in and out of an alternate universe of traveling HD content through a blend of live-action footage and CG in "Anthem" and "Internet", two new spots for Xfinity, Comcast's new service for phone, TV and internet. Everyday devices like a cell phones, laptops and HD TVs become portals into a spiderweb of information and content.
Creative Brief: Given a basic outline ...
The ZBrush User Group is on the move! This time they’re going to Southern Methodist University in Plano, TX. This is an exciting opportunity for students, hobbyists and professionals alike to rub elbows with fellow talented ZBrushers, as well as learn from some of the very best ZBrush artists around. Register for your opportunity to see ZBrush demos by Brett Briley, Jesse Sandifer, and Greg Punchatz. Attendees will also be ...
Autodesk has announced what's new for 2011 software versions.
What's New in Maya 2011?
Autodesk Maya 2011 3D modelling, animation, visual effects, rendering, and compositing software includes the following new and enhanced features:
- A revitalized user interface offers a more consistent, improved user experience across all supported Maya platforms
- Accelerated Skinning Workflow: Skinning tools and workflows help you create better-skinned characters with more realistic deformations in less time
- Non-Destructive Live Retargeting: A ...
Emmy Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced the upcoming release of Toon Boom Animate 2, a new version that provides professional animators with more power and flexibility for creating traditional, digital, cut-out and Flash-style animation.
Toon Boom has listened to the animation community and is now delivering a new Animate version that reflects its requests. Animate is totally dedicated to animators and takes care of their needs from ...
Darwin Dimensions, the leader in web tools which turn internet consumers into 3D artists, has announced the launch of Evolver Pro designed to deliver superior quality 3D character models to 3D professionals. During this week's Game Developer Conference, March 8-12, Evolver Pro is extending a special offer of 50% off of the purchase price of a single model to first time site visitors using the code GDC50.
At EvolverPro.com, users ...
Real-time moviemaking and next generation machinima have never been so easy with iClone4 - and now custom 3D characters can be created in just minutes!
Reallusion, the award-winning leader of 3D Cinematic tools for consumers, students and professionals, announced today
that it has licensed Evolver, the world's first web-based app which puts high fidelity 3D character creation in the hands of consumers. Now iClone 4 moviemakers can access an optimized version of ...