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All greetings!
All greetings! I the first day at a forum. How are ...
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last post on October 06, 2010 - by RicHeL
Cinema 4D
Is Cinema 4d R12 easier to use than maya 2010 or 3ds max..? In Dynamics I have not tryed any thing else than cinema ...
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last post on October 05, 2010 - by baalnazzar
How to Create Your Own Computer Animations?
Making computer animations is fun and is fairly simple. With a GIF animation you can create your own animations using GIF images and add animation to them. You can even save them and use them on your ...
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last post on October 04, 2010 - by TheArkayProductions
3d PROGRAMS
Hi guys, i'm a beginner and I wanted to know the programs that are based on directX and can run on directX cards like a geforce... and which ones are openGL based and require a quadro card for ...
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last post on October 04, 2010 - by TheArkayProductions
3D TV
Does any1 have any info on 3D Television? Pros, Cons or general ...
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last post on October 04, 2010 - by TheArkayProductions
How to hard reset 3ds max
I use to have 2 screens but atm I am on one due to fault with one of them but my how much time left to render window bit is still on the part where my other screen would be I have tried reseting etc ...
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last post on September 29, 2010 - by Tythus
KYMotion Graphics
i just wanted to start a topic saying that these guys at KYMotionGraphics were the best at what they do. I needed a 3D model drawn up for a sales pitch i was trying show some of my coworkers and they ...
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last post on September 29, 2010 - by jeeperscreepers
3dsmax : noob question
Hi guys. Sorry if this is a noob question but ive gone through everything that was installed with 3dsmax but I cant figure it out. How do you pan around the view plots and rotate your ...
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last post on September 27, 2010 - by baalnazzar
Parametrized rendering
Hello, I'm about to create an application (Java/C/C++/???, running on server side) that will do a "parametrized rendering". It will take: - a basic 3D model - one or more textures ...
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last post on September 21, 2010 - by gramark
How to do this...Guys, i need outline to create like this..?
Guys i have one idea,so i need your help, also reply what to do...? but i am newbie i don't know about 3d modeling.. What i want to create...? I created one video(normal video - NOT 3d) for ...
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last post on September 21, 2010 - by torrfriend
Hi, I'm new to the forum, and I am looking for a laptop
Hi, I recently started school at Digital Media Arts College in Boca Raton , and am looking for a laptop. I am going for computer animation with a concentration in game art. Any suggestions would be ...
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last post on September 21, 2010 - by torrfriend
Graphic Table
Hey guys . I wanna make models in 3DS max more natural way , so for that I need graphic table . My question is : Can I work with graphic table in 3DS max ...
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last post on September 20, 2010 - by S. Silard
3D in the movie "The Last Airbender" General CG Talk 3D in the movie "The Last Airbender"
This is a 3D forum and I think that this statement needs to be taken seriously... This is from a comment from a gary bell in studiodaily.com Here is the link ...
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last post on September 20, 2010 - by baalnazzar
Fume Fx 1.0
Hey Guys I'm installed Windows 7 . And Now for me don't working Fume FX 1.2 because I can't authorize it . So I need Fume FX 1.0 64 bit for 3ds max 2006 , to authorize Fume FX 1st series . If ...
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last post on September 18, 2010 - by S. Silard
TurboSquid stealing money
Hi, i just opened this thread to share my frustration with turbosquid. I was checking my TS reports, like i do everyday, and noticed a ticket that TS support opened to contact me, saying that i had ...
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last post on September 17, 2010 - by ariff13
How big is the 3d modeling job market?
Hello I have been recently working my way through college with 3d modelling and I am wondering how big is the job market for 3d modellers, As I recently found out my girlfriend is pregnant and I ...
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last post on September 17, 2010 - by ariff13
which one better?3dsmax or maya?
hi people.. i am a 3dsmax user.. i want to ask which software do u think is better?3dsmax or maya?or even cinema4d? thx 4 ur time ...
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last post on September 17, 2010 - by ariff13
3D Animation Graduate Schools
Hey guys, I'm currently a senior at an undergraduate college. I will graduate with a major in Computer Art and I am looking for top graduate schools for 3D animation. I was hoping someone could help ...
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last post on September 15, 2010 - by S. Silard
3DS max Wheel Track
Hey guys , I'm made one car , and I'm animated it . But I have one problem , I'm need the wheel track , So hove can I make a Wheel track ??? Somebody Help Me ...
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last post on September 08, 2010 - by S. Silard
Detailed 3D modeling + audio
Hi, This maybe a daft question as I am aware of reasonably complex reverb programs that can replicate unseen 'rooms' with various wall dimensions and wall quantities, but I'm looking for someone who ...
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last post on September 06, 2010 - by Drewid
Newb! starting point suggestions ??
I am looking to start modeling. I have a good background in graphics ( photoshop) and I am a Photographer. I tried DaZ and I must be doing something wrong cause it's not working. ( don't worry, I am ...
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last post on September 02, 2010 - by baalnazzar
3d landscape modeling
Hello all! I am not sure if this is the right place to ask, but... I am a student of landscape architecture. I draw my plans in Autocad and then finish them in Photoshop. Now I need to start doing ...
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last post on September 02, 2010 - by baalnazzar
Online computer animaiton course
Hi everyone I am thinking of going into a online school for 3d animation modeling texturing rigging animation.Can u tell me what would be a good online school. I am considering gnomon online but any ...
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last post on September 02, 2010 - by bryan
Old 3D World Magazine Issues (Will Pay)
Hi, I'm fairly new to 3D World but after buying a recent issue I would like to buy more. As a young artist (14) I hope these issues will be most beneficial to me and my future career. If you ...
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last post on August 31, 2010 - by bryan
Hello I'm new here
Hello I'm new here and just wanted to say ...
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last post on August 31, 2010 - by bryan
HOW TO DO FREELANCING
HI I M NEW IN THIS FORUM CAN ANY BODY TELL ME THAT HOW I CAN START AS A FREELANCER. IF THERE IS ANY ONLINE SITES THAN PL TELL ME I AM A 3D ANIMATOR AND LOOKING FOR SOME FREELANCING ...
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last post on August 31, 2010 - by bryan
3ds Max: Hotkey Map error
When I try to access this function I get an error in the script editor -- Error occurred in execute() -- Frame: >> MAXScript MacroScript Error Exception: -- Unknown system exception ...
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last post on August 31, 2010 - by bryan
Animated 3D video that actually jumps out of the screen!
Please check out this 3D autostereogram video that really jumps out of the screen and let me know what you think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y3Mk9wmkEA No glasses are required, just full ...
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last post on August 31, 2010 - by bryan
Help with 2D illustration General CG Talk Help with 2D illustration
Hey! Im working together with an illustrator to create a female illustration. There will be 2 images of this illustrated person, from front and profile view. The front turned out great, but the ...
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last post on August 31, 2010 - by bryan
How do you come up with idea's for 3D artwork / animations
Hi everyone! First of all, I'm new here. oh I just discovered I don't even have a avatar yet :D :shock: GREAT now I got that out of my way. :) We can start with the mean topic here. I'm a ...
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last post on August 31, 2010 - by bryan
Time Involved In Project.. Business Tactics
Hey Guys.. First Poast.. Im a group leader For a US Based Global Corporation.. With am Aging Management Core. ( i can hear the groans already.. i feel you.) My group and I have gotten to the point ...
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last post on August 24, 2010 - by JSkunkWorks_TIBERIUS
New 3D Marketplace
For those of you who use iClone or who are interested in making a bit of money on the side, Reallusion is opening up a new marketplace called Reallusion City, where developers can essentially create ...
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last post on August 17, 2010 - by aini80
programs for 3D Animation for tv
Hello, i once tried cinema 4d and learned a bit. now i am looking for a solution for a tv serie. it would be cool to have some programms working together able to import 3 D models and rendring it ...
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last post on August 12, 2010 - by vinni117
question about a background
Hi there, me newbie, you awesome :). I went to the bioware website and they have a background image on the main page. it's a fantasy dude on the left and a scifi dude on the right. And some ...
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last post on August 10, 2010 - by cf2004
Help! Whats the best and cheapest way to purchase 3ds Max?
This is my first post here, although I've been doing 3d animation for awhile. I'm to the point were I need to purchase a copy of 3ds Max, but I find that it is really way too expensive for my ...
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last post on July 22, 2010 - by Andyba
Please help, has anyone heard of this company???
Hello everyone, I'm new to this forum. I just recently started an architecture firm and came across this 3d company Goldtouch. Has anyone dealt with them before? their website is www ...
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last post on June 20, 2010 - by Guligul
You need to take care of your website
In our quest for flashy web designs we should not forget the raison d'ętre of web designing. The main purpose of web designing is to generate sales. A business can become successful only if the ...
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last post on June 16, 2010 - by baalnazzar
plz help!!my file size is huge.what should i do?
pls help... i rendered a movie file and it is quite big.. i need to send this assignment thru email.. i tried rendering few diff types of compression but it didnt help much.. zipping e file also ...
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last post on May 31, 2010 - by f-fortyone
privacy laws/issues with creating people textures
hi all...i want to create my own 2d people textures from my own photographs. Does anyone know what the legal requirements are in doing so? I use these types of textures for architectural ...
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last post on May 31, 2010 - by f-fortyone
Searching for 3Dmodell
i'm looking for a 3D model for VW polo 6n ang 6n2.. i really need it and i cant find it ...
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last post on May 24, 2010 - by pixi
Free Training on Introduction to NukeX General CG Talk Free Training on Introduction to NukeX
Free Training on Introduction to ...
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last post on May 10, 2010 - by rohnag
Which 3D app?
Hi, I'm relatively new to 3D modelling and need a bit of advice. I work in graphic design and do quite a few product 3Ds (tins, bottles etc) for a large company. Up until now, they have been ...
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last post on May 04, 2010 - by sallanms
3D Caricature
Hi! I'm new and wasn't sure where to put this thread so I apologize if this is not the right subforum. I have to make a program in C++ that will create a caricature from a 3D model that I have ...
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last post on April 22, 2010 - by Andyba
Suggested programs
Dear All I would like some guidance if possible in selecting the right 3d programs to buy.I am currently using student versions autodesk inventor and 3DS max to produce training simulations for ...
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last post on April 06, 2010 - by PixelOz
an official announcement from NewTek
Hi everyone, I’m David Maldonado, and I am the newest member of the NewTek Marketing group. I will be handling the 3D marketing communication as NewTek’s 3D Marketing Specialist. In this role, I am ...
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last post on April 01, 2010 - by TheDeacon
musician seeks 2d/3d animator
Ladies and gentleman, the name is Rafael, and am looking for 2d or 3d animators for new project; graphics are freestyle, as long as you are inspired by the music ( or decide to take some ...
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last post on March 27, 2010 - by ledit renart
LONDON DRIVER STUCK IN REVERSE GEAR
Hi guys, I'm stuck with some modelS that i've had designed. Wanna add bits to them i.e. door handles, bumpers, wing mirrors, stuff like that really. I don't have the software to do it nor does my ...
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last post on March 26, 2010 - by my_motown
Looking for beta management service
Hi all! Plan to conveniently control beta testing process - communication with testers. I want something that can be easily integrated with my software. Perhaps someone by now had some ...
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last post on March 22, 2010 - by MartinWann
Research Project Help
For my english class this semester I am supposed to fieldwork (research) a topic for the next three months. I wanted to do my project on cartoon/computer animation. I want to delve deep into the ...
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last post on March 18, 2010 - by Guest
Hey everyone!
Hey everyone! Nice site here! Just wanted to say thank you for all the textures your are offering to download for free. Great Job! Keep it up! ...
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last post on March 13, 2010 - by Guest
Photorealistic home design software Mac or Windows.
Hello all, I'm new to this forum. I've been working with Strata for a while and for a few years, played around with 3Dmax. Mostly modeling. I was wondering if any of the gurus in here (reading ...
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last post on March 08, 2010 - by ndk1
A quick hello and a BIG can of worms...
Ok, question time for you all. I have spent the last 12ish years going down the normal illustrator/photoshop/(was)Quark(now)Indesign route for all creative work that I undertake. BUT now it's time to ...
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last post on February 19, 2010 - by andrewbell
my short film and interview at CG Channel
Hello, everyone. I am here to share my happiness and to inform to the friends of the forum that my short film Zzzzleeping Beauty gained the first CG Channel's animation contest. The movie and the ...
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last post on February 19, 2010 - by andrewbell
Good sites to buy 3D models?
Hi, I'm looking for some 3D stock models to put together a quick architectural fly through and for the past hour I've been surfing the web for websites that sell 3D models. There seems to be a ton ...
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last post on February 19, 2010 - by andrewbell
3D Project Cost Evaluation
Hello all members, Newbie here, so fist I'd like to apologize in case I am not in the right section for the question I'm about to post. I did search a bit through the forum before posting this ...
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last post on February 13, 2010 - by thisismikemtl
Educational Content in Cartoons
Hey everybody, I'm new here so I hope this post is in the right forum? Basically, I'm studying for an Honours degree in Animation and Games, and for my dissertation I've chosen to investigate the ...
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last post on February 06, 2010 - by CG forums guest
Easy to use video recording tools General CG Talk Easy to use video recording tools
Total Screen Recorder is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful video-recording software. You can use this screen capture software to record full screen or any area of the desktop screen ...
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last post on January 31, 2010 - by ALICEXIAO
Mart Your Art :D
You know what::There is a nice game Mart your Art As it is a very colorful game you just need to show your art by painting on the face.. ya i really appreciate that great thing even people have ...
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last post on January 28, 2010 - by Syscraft
Importing .C3D file into Face Robot
Hiya, i am self-trainining in all aspects of motion graphics - beginner, so forgive my naivety. I want to import mocap data into Face Robot, so i can animate Rock Falcon with myself acting. I ...
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last post on January 27, 2010 - by UVlas
Computer Animation Career Questions
I've been thinking of a career change recently as I'm not happy with my job at all, and I've been thinking of going to college for a degree with animation and 3d modeling. I have a few questions ...
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last post on January 27, 2010 - by UVlas
Dog hats shops - Where to shop
Can anyone reccommend a few reputable online store where I can buy cat or dog clothes? I'm new to the internet but I really love this ...
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last post on January 27, 2010 - by UVlas
signature?
Hello guys..I'm newbie here...I'm glad to be part of this forum.By the way, How many post/comment needed before creating a signature? Any ideas? ...
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last post on January 24, 2010 - by Sage & Onion
Releasing TheShowreel.TV online solution for streaming reels
Freelance agency UtopiaPeople launching TheShowreel a high quality toolkit for professional showreels. Built around a custom-made drag&drop software we make the process of publishing showreels ...
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last post on January 24, 2010 - by Sage & Onion
College advice
Trying to decide which college to send my daughter to for 3-D animation. We are looking at two choices now. Go ETSU in Johnson City, TN that has a digital media major and pay about $30,000 for a 4 ...
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last post on January 24, 2010 - by Sage & Onion
Interview of a successful 3D artist
Hey my name is Mark Janes and I am currently taking a 3D animation course. One assignment we received was to interview some one in our field. So I'm asking if anyone here has some spare time on their ...
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last post on January 24, 2010 - by Sage & Onion
Virtual Reality Bonanza!! -Old Used VR Hardware—FOR CHEAP!
A local non-profit group has received thousands of dollars worth of VR equipment from a government agency. Goggles, IR Emitters, Sensors, Gloves, Stylus, Triggers,-- Cables, and more! Brands like ...
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last post on January 04, 2010 - by BillKarson
CG Q&A
Hey everyone, There is finally a new site for us to help and learn in a Q&A fashion: CGSquad . C-O-M. It's certainly not a replacement for places like this, where you discuss things, but ...
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last post on December 06, 2009 - by morph gizmo
Headshot Requirements
What are the requirements for the final print for headshots. I heard you have to have white borders and the actors name at the bottom. Is this true? What else? How big do the whote borders need to ...
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last post on December 03, 2009 - by headshots
The judgment
I can not put up with unacceptable code. Despite the consequences of any probable penalty of having muddled, unacceptable code, it just affront me. Perhaps I'm somebody who likes to do things ...
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last post on November 02, 2009 - by RomaBoomer
Passive 3d
I am trying to setup a system for viewing passive 3d. I have the high end computer with a Nvidia quad FX 5800, 2 Sony Projectors and will be using the EON Viewer. I am unable to get stereo ...
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last post on October 31, 2009 - by tclaphan
Escape Studios' Animation course taught by ex-Pixar veteran
The last few places are available on the next course starting on January 11th. If you're interested in learning how to create animation of classic quality, you'll need to learn from a world-class ...
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last post on October 12, 2009 - by PaulEscapeStudios
"Mudbox" problem General CG Talk "Mudbox" problem
hi guys, I have a problem in working with Mudbox v2010 x32 on (win7 x32) when I install Mudbox and launch it, I receive an error which doesn't let me to work. I cannt creat any mesh or import ...
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last post on October 07, 2009 - by Andyba
Find-Guru connects Teachers and Students in a unique way
Find Guru who are trying to make an online class room where you can get connected with teachers, attempt assignments and rent books as well find-guru Find Guru connects Teachers and Students in ...
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last post on October 01, 2009 - by Stephen
an easy 3D object shape editor / software?
I haven't used a 3D software for nearly ages(early 90's!!!O_o;; ) and I'm looking for a program that will be user-friendly and suitable for 'draw' and shaping 3d objects only..I'm not interested in ...
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last post on September 17, 2009 - by n66x
Get started using Cinema 4D - new free tutorials
Hi - I have just started a site for learning Cinema 4D. I'd love to get some feedback if anyone has time to check it out. Thanks in advance for your ...
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last post on September 12, 2009 - by CG forums guest
Which 3D- software for sport stadiums
Hello I´m asking for your help concerning my wish to create sport stadiums for presentations. I already created two stadiums in Autodesk Inventor and textured it with 3D Max. But since Inventor ...
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last post on September 10, 2009 - by barney
3D Game class is open for registration General CG Talk 3D Game class is open for registration
Hi everyone, My good friend Sue Blackman will be teaching a 3D Game class at Palomar College. This is a hands on class (not virtual) at the community college in North San Diego area. Anyone over ...
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last post on September 10, 2009 - by 3Dgal
Graphic artist needs recommendations for Mac 3D package.
Hi Hope I'm posting in the right section here. I am returning to 3D design after about 8 years break. I'm a graphics professional (Photoshop, InDesign, Quark Illustrator etc). I used to use ...
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last post on September 04, 2009 - by Andyba
3ds Max: .X export plugin?
Where can I get a free .x (directX) exporter (plugin) for 3DStudio MAX 5? ...
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last post on August 22, 2009 - by frankrs1
Where can I find First Flight(2006) shortfilm?
Does anyone know if this short film really exist? I can't find anywhere... ...
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last post on August 10, 2009 - by Andyba
Shanghai 3d studio, hight quality, competitive price!
This is Sunrise Visual Design Co., Ltd. located in Shanghai, which will be the center of financial and freight of China in the nearest future. Now we'd like to introduce our company to you. Our ...
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last post on July 26, 2009 - by Fizz Creative
Looking for animation project(Maya, motionbuilder, 3ds max)
Our company is Dalian Steer Digital Technology Co., Ltd. which is headquartered in Dalian China and focuses its main business on ,3D Animation and Virtual Reality. Steer with its team members have ...
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last post on June 30, 2009 - by Prashant Jain
3d resources
http://mystic-nights.com - Mystic Nights 3D ...
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last post on June 29, 2009 - by kevinshane
do you have a 3-d model of Shanghai's Lujiazui?
Hey there, MArch I searching for a vector parcel map of Shanghai's Lujiazui area (Oriental Pearl Tower, etc.)--I've seen so many 3-d models of it online but can't seem to locate an actual file ...
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last post on June 29, 2009 - by kevinshane
Freelance 3D
I am looking for someone to build a 3D logo from an image that I've got. The logo needs to look Chrome as well as Gold. Needs all the fine details. Whomever gets selected must be perfect at what ...
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last post on June 23, 2009 - by davidsh888
Need help in 3ds max
Hello. I've been given a max file including an architectural 2d cad file but my problem is that i can't normally trace the lines with spline and snap.. Lines come out crooked.. Anyone knows ...
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last post on June 22, 2009 - by Andyba
Looking for animation project(Maya, motionbuilder, 3ds max)
Our company is Dalian Steer Digital Technology Co., Ltd. which is headquartered in Dalian China and focuses its main business on ,3D Animation and Virtual Reality. Steer with its team members have ...
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last post on June 22, 2009 - by steercg2008
ATI Youtube video contest *Warning Shamless plug inside*
"I Love ATI Radeon™ Graphics" video contest We have our top 10 videos for the ATI Radeon Graphics video contest. Vote for your favorite video. The video with the highest rating will win ...
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last post on June 21, 2009 - by davidsh888
Favorite 3D modeling package
What is peoples favorite 3D modeling package? and why do you think this is a good package? I require this information because I am doing a project for college on what is a good 3D modeling package ...
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last post on June 21, 2009 - by davidsh888
how to find a project
i am new in business and professional in 3D animation design,specially in architecture.is there anyone who can tell me how to find a project and how to contact clients ?thank you very ...
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last post on June 21, 2009 - by davidsh888
how do I download files?
how do I download files ? ...
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last post on June 21, 2009 - by davidsh888
Online Rendering
Anyone that is looking to outsource a rendering job now is the time. In celebration of SIGGRAPH, all this week (until 8/17/08) RenderTITAN is doubling any render time that you purchase. Head over to ...
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last post on June 21, 2009 - by davidsh888
3d Modeling Career
I'm 16 and I'm sitting my A-levels. I have decided I want to do 3-D modeling at University. I know Staford uni do a 3D modeling course, do any others? I will need a portfolio of work right? And ...
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last post on June 21, 2009 - by davidsh888
Good place to get blueprints?
for image planes. The ones at the-blueprints kind of ...
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last post on June 12, 2009 - by Andyba
Needs Help
Hi there. I am developing this 3d race game. I am not so good at modeling 3d object and graphic design, so I would appreciate if someone helps in designing the game. Also level design and stuffs. If ...
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last post on June 06, 2009 - by Andyba
Assistance in Starting a 3D Project
I've always been interested about creating my own 3D cinematic video, and its always been something Ive wanted to do. However, I've just never knew what the process is for doing so. You know for ...
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last post on June 05, 2009 - by lifangcg
Happy new 2009 Year!
I wish everyone a happy, creative and productive 2009 year!!! ...
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last post on June 05, 2009 - by lifangcg
Im new to 3D modeling and want to find some downloads
Im thinking of starting 3D modeling and would like to download some files to look at so I can color them and make changes. I was wondering if any one has links to sites with downloads, forums and a ...
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last post on June 05, 2009 - by CG forums guest
How 3D Website Animation can increase sales?
In today’s competitive online business environment the key to standing out from your competitors is to have top of the line cutting edge technology on your web site. One of these outstanding ...
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last post on January 28, 2009 - by Andyba
Hello!?! looking for a small project partner
I have an idea / concept that by using a simple 3d animation will simply explain to people who have experienced some level of abuse / trauma and consequent PTSD their behaviour patterns I have no ...
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last post on January 09, 2009 - by Andyba