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3ds Max Tutorials for Beginners
Hi there and welcome to this fun, easy tutorial which is going to teach you a couple more things about Reactor. Here’s the scenario. Two cars are going to come speeding down a track, bumping into ...
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last post on May 07, 2018 - by samgomes100
List of Free 3d models site for Max and Maya
i came across a site full of free 3d models for max and maya. i think it may be useful to this community for project purpose. feel free to add more to the list ...
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last post on April 09, 2018 - by Umendra
.xpc!
I came across some .xpc files in a game called Hot Wheels Velocity X and I was wondering what program I could open these ...
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last post on November 21, 2017 - by Eddie_ONeil
JUNE 9 LIVE BIG Scale ThinkingParticles Destruction Techniqu
Upcoming LIVE June 9, PDT 9am starting. Suitable for those involved in visual effects (3dsMax-based but Maya artist welcome to attend and check how data channels can be imported). Goran Pavles ...
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last post on June 08, 2017 - by cebas
CGPlugins - Post Your Plugins For Free. General CG Talk CGPlugins - Post Your Plugins For Free.
http://richardrosenman.com/wp-content/uploads/cgplugins_banner.jpg Are you a software developer? Do you make plugins or filters for 3D or 2D graphics related apps? If so, CGPlugins.com is the ...
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last post on January 24, 2017 - by richardrosenman
Middle East Talents Awards 2015
Hi to all digital artists. Encouraging all the artists to join the 3rd edition of Middle East Talents Awards. Send us your digital artwork and be seen! You can be the next winner! Hurry and send your ...
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last post on March 21, 2016 - by pixelhunters
Robot Character 3d Models General CG Talk Robot Character 3d Models
to All that like to model Robot character 3d model this is a section for showcqse and exchange ...
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last post on March 01, 2016 - by jusdesign3d
Render Farm
Hello, friends. I apologize for the ad, but it might be useful to someone. We provide services of a render farm based on Intel Core i7 3.8 GHz. Quick rendering of your 3D ...
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last post on January 16, 2016 - by business_renderfarm
Middle East Talents Awards 2015
Pixelhunters, 3D Artist, The Chaos Group, CG Record and Stylus Copywriting are pleased to announce the third annual Middle East Talents Awards competition (META), an initiative of Dr. Ani Atanasova ...
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last post on January 14, 2016 - by pixelhunters
Set Exentions "matte Painting"
Hi out there. I am looking for some examles on how to make some (relatively) simple ways ti put some "cutout" pictures as "mattes" for my videos. There are lots of youtube videos ...
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last post on August 06, 2014 - by Andyba
3D Object Manipulation In A Single Photograph
This looks very interesting, what do you ...
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last post on August 06, 2014 - by Andyba
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last post on July 09, 2014 - by Bethoven
Middle East Talents Awards
Pixelhunters, 3D Artist, The Chaos Group, CG Record and Stylus Copywriting are pleased to announce the first annual Middle East Talents Awards competition (META), an initiative of Dr. Ani Atanasova ...
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last post on March 28, 2014 - by annarookes
Improving Blender UI
What do you think about these talks and suggestions regarding Blender UI? Improving Blender UI - part I http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYiiD-p2q80 Improving Blender UI - part ...
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last post on November 24, 2013 - by Andyba
3d Software Used In Princess Charm School And Tekken General CG Talk 3d Software Used In Princess Charm School And Tekken
Hello friends.., Do you know the name of the 3d software that was used to create "Princess charm school" and "Tekken"? I'm now using Poser and 3DS Max but I think they aren't ...
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last post on November 21, 2013 - by Hulk3d
Battleship Visual Effects General CG Talk Battleship Visual Effects
Industrial Light & Magic's visual effects behind the scene work for Peter Berg's 2012 sci-fi epic, 'Battleship' ...
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last post on November 16, 2013 - by Andyba
The Avengers SFX - behind the scenes General CG Talk The Avengers SFX - behind the scenes
Another awesome shot breakdown by ILM, now for The Avengers ...
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last post on November 07, 2013 - by Andyba
Would it be possible to add a DPIT EFFEX tutorial section
I was wondering if there was enough interest for DPIT EFFEX for C4D tutorials or discussion that a section be added to the ...
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last post on November 05, 2013 - by Hulk3d
Which 3d software for indoor play centre designs
Hi all, I am looking for some 3d software that is basically capable of allowing me to render from different camera angles a design of an indoor play centre. I would need to be able to position ...
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last post on November 04, 2013 - by Endorfin
Mini-Guys & Gals Sci-Fi & Super Hero Characters Free General CG Talk Mini-Guys & Gals Sci-Fi & Super Hero Characters Free
English (In Spanish below - en Español abajo) Hey guys, read carefully cause this is not spam at all! This is created by me fellow forum member PixelOz. These are sci-fi & superhero ...
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last post on November 04, 2013 - by Endorfin
Hello, Artist humbly asking newbie question...
Hi, thanks in advance for your help. I'm stubbing my foot into new territory here. I'd like to create 3d environments from objects to then paint /draw and the like. I'd like to use from a ...
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last post on November 04, 2013 - by Endorfin
Trying To Make Papercraft Models From 3d Models
I'm not even sure if this is the right place to ask for the help I need, if not and someone could point me in the right direction that would be apperciated. My problem is I'm trying to make ...
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last post on November 04, 2013 - by Endorfin
Introducing Myself
Hello 3D community! I'm a video producer / director living and working in China (originally from Australia). Increasingly, my clients are looking for 3D work included in the videos I produce. ...
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last post on November 04, 2013 - by Endorfin
Sketchfab: new WebGL online 3D viewer
Just discovered Sketchfab, free service to upload 3D models and display them in the browser in 3D real time with WebGL. They accept more than twenty 3D formats, plus textures, lightings, ...
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last post on November 04, 2013 - by Endorfin
Want to sell: Autodesk Alias Design 2013 General CG Talk Want to sell: Autodesk Alias Design 2013
Hi All, I have an unopened copy of Autodesk Alias Design 2013 that I am looking to sell for well below it's msrp. I'm not a designer/animator so I'm not sure if this is an appropriate forum for ...
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last post on November 04, 2013 - by Endorfin
Getting into 3D animation as a career.Will I have enough xp?
Hey people, So i recently took on a MSc in Computer Science which is essentially a conversion into the subject for those who come from another discipline. (Used to be a science teacher but still ...
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last post on November 04, 2013 - by Endorfin
Animation Mannequin
I am working on a project to 3d animate using a simple mannequin. The mannequin would control a rigged character for character animation. I just wanted to know what anyone thought of the idea ...
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last post on October 30, 2013 - by Andyba
My project will not open due to a newer massfx plugin
im fairly new to the 3D industry and am currently a student for animation and game design and I have been working on a school project for 3 months and its due this coming Tuesday and I cannot open my ...
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last post on October 28, 2013 - by Andyba
Help identifying the source of a model
rigsarena.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/cat-rigged-3ds-max.html By any chance does anyone recognise this cat model and know where it's from? That blog reposts free models. It says that some of the models ...
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last post on October 28, 2013 - by Andyba
Free Cut Out People
I've always referred to these as 'Silhouetted Images"... the time it takes to do some of these are painstaking at times. I worked for a company that specialized in the marine industry, and i ...
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last post on October 15, 2013 - by VIShopper
Does anyone know what software 3rd Art uses? =)
So this is probably the wrong place to post this but here it goes. I've seen some expansoin videos and clips by 3dr Art and the quality is very good. Does anyone who has seen work by this artist know ...
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last post on September 11, 2013 - by Andyba
Newbie with a dream
Hello everyone. I'd like some advice. I have a personal project in mind and am not quite sure what tools I should be using. I'd like to create a series of houses (probably 5 and all different ...
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last post on September 11, 2013 - by Andyba
Solidworks Enterprise PDM
All, Is there any software out there like Solidworks Enterprise PDM that i can use to manage my projects without the high cost of this ...
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last post on March 25, 2013 - by adamf27
Programm for 3D Annimation
Hello Guys i would like to ask which programm is the best to create 3d "worlds" for example an animation of our ...
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last post on February 20, 2013 - by lyndon
blender
hi is there anyone here familiar with blender and knows where i can download it? also whoever reads this shud check out a game called Genix. its an awesome little ...
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last post on February 20, 2013 - by lyndon
what is 3d animation
im begginer here and i want to know about what you guys think about 3d animation services and which one is the ...
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last post on December 11, 2012 - by bradleyrobertswills
question about render farm
What do you think about this render farm? http://www.foxrenderfarm.com/ 2,000 servers, each has 2 Intel Xeon E5660 processors, 24-64GB RAM. Submit task via WEB Wanna have a try,anyone used ...
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last post on December 11, 2012 - by bradleyrobertswills
Nope
This topic has proven to cause too much attacking. People don't seem to want to ...
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last post on December 07, 2012 - by Andyba
How to design in 3D? as a newbie?
Hello I'm completely foreign to 3d design, but looking to design prototypes to print in 3d. I'm physical therapist and have many ideas to create adaptive equipment for people with disabilities, ...
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last post on December 07, 2012 - by Leroy
Thoughts and opinions about google sketchup
Just wanting to know what's your guys thing about google sketchup and the products you can produce with this software thanks ...
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last post on November 29, 2012 - by MSketcher
Fibix Introduction
Hello, We would like to introduce you an amazing tool for 3D real-time interactive visualisations. You can try it and download it for FREE. Let's see our new web page: fibix.eu Thank you very ...
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last post on November 19, 2012 - by Fibix
how to restore 3dsMax to default settings?
hi! plz, how to restore 3dsMax to default ...
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last post on October 25, 2012 - by ME
finding a job in the industry can anyone give advice?
Hi I've finished uni now I'm the hunt for a job. I'm from Australia I've applied companies in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Nearly all of the companies require at least 3 to 5 of industry ...
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last post on October 22, 2012 - by LeeDevonald
I need help please General CG Talk I need help please
my material ball sample is not showing as a ball or square or cylinder .. its only showing a black square .. can anyone help ? i attached a photo of ...
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last post on October 22, 2012 - by LeeDevonald
A little advise?
I run a laser engraver. It will make 3d laser engraved objects, however it only a 3 axis machine, So i have to trick it with the pictures. It recognizes 256 shades of gray as different out put ...
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last post on October 20, 2012 - by roozmarry871
592 cut-out people photos for $15?
Friend gave me this information and asked to buy and spread. So I am spreading :) His friend found a site where you can buy cut-out people textures: ...
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last post on October 09, 2012 - by AdelScott
Publish your 3D models online General CG Talk Publish your 3D models online
Hi there, We recently launched Sketchfab, a free service to publish 3D models online without plugin, using WebGL and HTML5. We support more than 20 native 3D formats, as well as normal maps, ...
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last post on September 11, 2012 - by Aaron Production
turn 3dmodel into equivalent triangles
Hi For a project i need to turn 3D models into only equivalent triangles It's no problem that the triangles deform the shape Tis can be done by exporting, scripting a modifier..doesn't ...
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last post on September 02, 2012 - by zopha
Help Needed General CG Talk Help Needed
Hi Guys I was wondering what program / programs would have been used to create an image like this? Any guidance would be most ...
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last post on August 29, 2012 - by Alex_TNT
who know how to do this? please help
hi i been looking for a tutorial all over the web on how to achieve this animated gold chain charms, if anybody knows how to please help me, im ...
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last post on July 13, 2012 - by baalnazzar
Which of these is a better grad school for graphics in CS...
Does Ohio State University or the University of Pennsylvania have a better reputation for animation in computer science now? The University of Pennsylvania seems to have more professors that study ...
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last post on June 19, 2012 - by Andyba
I need help to make a title screen like Sonic series
I want to make an animation title screen kinda like what sega has been doing with sonic 1-4 in 3d, but I need to know how to make it so only the character's upper body shows. Does anyone know a ...
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last post on June 11, 2012 - by booboognu
I'm begginer - software problem
Hey! Yo people, I'm a beginner in 3D animations and I have some questions to You before I'll start. I hope You'll help me to resolve some problems and chose the best way to start my adventure ...
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last post on May 08, 2012 - by tech2xp
3d
I like ...
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last post on May 01, 2012 - by charleshudgen
Viewport Issue
Hi there, I dont know what I did wrong but I must have changed some setting. In any of my viewports, the object can be seen perfectly (Smooth + Highlights) but when I pan the viewport the object ...
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last post on April 20, 2012 - by TurboRudi
Hello
Hello, I am working on a career paper for school and I am required to conduct an interview. I came across this website and I am wondering if I could get someone to help me out. I need some questions ...
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last post on April 19, 2012 - by Ah12321
A humble request!
Hello there, I'm not sure if this is the proper place to post that, or if this'll be considered as 'spam' but I'll give it a go. I'm an aspiring media music composer and sound designer. I'm ...
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last post on April 17, 2012 - by mierhao
How Much Do Bookkeeping Services Cost?
Bookkeeping Services The task of Bookkeeping Services can be a frustrating job for any business owner. As the owner you either do all the work yourself, or pay someone on your staff to do the job. ...
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last post on April 07, 2012 - by bookyantram
I need your input! Crash Rescue training animation...
Hi Guys, I am a Firefighter in Australia and I am currently working on a training package involving Patient Extrication (Rescue) from motor vehicles. I would like to develop a site that could show ...
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last post on April 07, 2012 - by ml9099
Need your feedback on DPIT EFFEX tutorials
I'v recently started this website dedicated to Katachi Graphics DPIT EFFEX Plugin for Cinema 4D. I'd like to get everyone's opinion, good or bad as to what they like or don't like, or what you would ...
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last post on April 07, 2012 - by tech2xp
Tutorial links
Hi, I cannot find any tutorial section over here . Can anyone please guide ...
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last post on April 07, 2012 - by tech2xp
Best Animation Software - Illusion Mage
illusionmagereview.co There's no question of which 3 dimensional technology is here now to be as well as eventually become your next growing trend inside a long time. Thus, quick lessons about ...
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last post on April 05, 2012 - by marrywise86
Im a beginner
I want to become a 3d designer, but i only have a dream and a little money. Do i need to go to a famous college to make my dream come ...
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last post on March 29, 2012 - by johnasjade
Hi all
We are a Startup Company focused on Augmented Reality (AR) market. Right now we are developing easy-to-use platform for everyone who knows a bit 3D modeling or already has 3D models ...
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last post on March 29, 2012 - by songjuyu
Simple 3D animation software that looks good.
i am a beginner with 3D software, and by that i mean i have tried and failed many times. I would like to know, is there a software that lets you Animate in 3D, that is simple and looks good. By good ...
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last post on March 22, 2012 - by a3d
3d rendering & animation service
King Way 3D Design Studio is the branch of King Way Int'l Group Ltd., which deal with 3D rendering(interior/exterior), 3D animation, industrail products visualization, 360 degree panorama. We have ...
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last post on March 22, 2012 - by a3d
Going To Do A 3D Computer Animation At College
I am going to do a 3D Computer Animation course at college after summer and i was wondering , what will i get out this ? like what career opportunities are available with a degree in ...
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last post on March 21, 2012 - by Cbm
Film Director requires advice from 3D animators!
Hi, sorry this post is long. I am a director, working in the UK, and I am currently developing my next feature film (for cinema release). I have always tried to push my technical boundaries as ...
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last post on March 10, 2012 - by gamerjeff
Photoshop Help
Hi guys I need a virtual set that I can edit in photoshop, does anyone know if there are any out there? any ...
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last post on March 06, 2012 - by promasco
3ds max or cinema 4d for high school?
So im really into film making and such, but mostly special effects and motion graphics. I would like to get the student version of one of these (cinema 4d or 3dsmax). What i want is an easy ...
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last post on March 06, 2012 - by cbphil
Recreating a South Park Episode
Does anyone know how long it would take to turn a south park episode into a 3d episode...I was just curious how long it would take to make a 20 minute episode if there isn't much detail...My computer ...
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last post on March 01, 2012 - by markshires
Need a recommendation on Which Software to use (Beginner)
Hey guys. For my schools HSC im creating a Viking. I need to model this Viking on some soft of 3D software. I'm familiar with ProDesktop but that program is used for architecture. I need a ...
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last post on February 29, 2012 - by Muzikaaa
Need Help with Animation
I would like to start by saying I am writer, not a 3D animator. I would love to have the ability or patience to make a 3D animation but unfortunatly, I just cant do it. Thus I am generally asking ...
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last post on February 29, 2012 - by amile duan
Texturing/Modeling in movies.
I have no idea how to construct this questions, but i hope you will understand, and give me advice. I want to be 3D modeler or/and texture artist for features films. Does the 3D models need to be ...
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last post on February 29, 2012 - by amile duan
Need more assets for my site
I just went live with a startup digital assets site, I have a lot of Cinema4D assets which is my favorite tool, but I need more artists to join me. please take a look and let me know what you guys ...
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last post on February 27, 2012 - by Virtualsetworks
help
I found this site archive3d and they have free 3D model that one can download. I am trying to download and open a car model in Maya but apparently I do not know how to do it. I just started ...
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last post on February 24, 2012 - by baalnazzar
career development
No.1 for career progress & development info on the web ! Get fresh & free content , Get Instant Access to the Best Digital Career Products or Contact a Career Coach.Whatever you need to ...
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last post on February 23, 2012 - by sonialondon
virtual sets
I've been looking online at virtual sets and I'm trying to find one that I can get in layered photoshop format so I can add or remove a ...
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last post on February 22, 2012 - by Virtualsetworks
3D Drawing && Design (which program to use)?
Thanks for checking out my question I am programming games and my game engine supports these 3d designing programs Maya .mb & .ma1 3D Studio Max .max1 Cheetah 3D ...
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last post on February 08, 2012 - by jgironmedia
Selling Zbrush 4 for Mac
Hello, I am selling my Zbrush 4 for mac for $550 which includes the $50 transfer fee. Please let me know and post your ...
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last post on February 07, 2012 - by Mchn
Stargate kawoosh effect
Hi there, I've hit a wall in my project. For my final year project at university, I am making the control room from Stargate Atlantis. I want to create the stargate activation effect using ...
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last post on February 01, 2012 - by mark00
cmiVFX Releases New Autodesk Softimage ICE Deformers Trainin
http://www.cmivfx.com/images/tutorial_images/1327931464_Master_Image.jpg cmiVFX Releases New Autodesk Softimage ICE Deformers Training Video High Definition Training Videos for the Visual Effects ...
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last post on January 31, 2012 - by gustavoeb
Hash Animation Master Program
I have a Hash Animation Master program I was unable to use. I have a Mac now and want to upgrade the program and finally learn it. I know Maya seems to be the industry standard. I hope to work my way ...
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last post on January 15, 2012 - by muscmxgrl
Need Guidance on How to Start?
At present I'm pursuing my 12th, which will get finished in March. I have good basic skills of Photoshop and mostly do Typography(Text) based conceptual work on it. Here are some of my ...
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last post on January 05, 2012 - by Burhan
Tips and advice please. -3d artist graduate. Stuck.
Dear 3dmd forum users, I'm looking for a professional perspective, or a listening ear, to keep me on the right track, so I can eventually land my dream job. You see, I went to 3d design school, ...
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last post on December 29, 2011 - by gumkid89
can i ask?
what is the memory requirements in using 3D Max? ...
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last post on December 21, 2011 - by chin
Looking for a Job
I m a very talented 3D designer and i m looking for a new challenge. Does anyone know where I can find a good job apart from this forum? Thx a lot ...
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last post on December 21, 2011 - by CG forums guest
virtual memory windows 7
I’m trying to load a gaming application when this message popped up, “Your system is low on virtual memory. Windows is increasing the size of your virtual memory paging file”. I also noticed that my ...
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last post on December 16, 2011 - by wilsondavid
Question about 3d art as a profession
I've been doing some research on different schools and courses that offer a variety of 3d animation programs, and one thing that keeps popping up in my mind is: is this necessary? What I mean is, ...
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last post on December 04, 2011 - by xyzman24
Question regarding 3D animation and game design
I am 30 years old and am returning to school after receiving an incredibly useless degree in liberal arts. I have been very interested in 3D animation (games, movies, advertisements etc.) since I ...
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last post on December 02, 2011 - by baalnazzar
Does anyone else use Modo ?
Hey looking around there doesnt seem to be too many dedicated modo artists out there and i just dont know ...
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last post on November 28, 2011 - by Clovis001
3D-sphere competition
Hi, I dont want to spam here, but i would like to bring this competition to your attention. Topic: create a gift that you want to get for Christmas in your favourite 3D application Prizes: ...
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last post on November 27, 2011 - by Neha Gahlot
How to increase the image size on mouse over
Kindly tell me that how to increase the image size on mouse over . Is it possible to do this in dreamweaver. Share your suggestions with ...
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last post on November 24, 2011 - by baalnazzar
How do I add these textures?!
Hello everyone. I have recently downloaded a Bayonetta 3d model.. but it has like 30 textures and 1 .obj file! How do I apply all these textures correctly to it?! Please help! *also I need to ...
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last post on November 21, 2011 - by baalnazzar
Please Take me!
Please Take me!: you must follow this link to know how: ...
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last post on November 15, 2011 - by lolita100
I need help!!!
I'm working for a small theater in hungary. I'm a student here and we are in big trouble with the next play. We have to animate a dog. We got the 3D model and the motion capture datas but we can't ...
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last post on November 04, 2011 - by gyebszi
VFX Education online
Hi guys. My name is Lenar Mingazov. I'm vfx generalist and i spent last year making online education courses for students. It's included Basics and Projects courses (based on my real commercial ...
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last post on October 27, 2011 - by nmarat
Anyone here doing gnomon online or escape studios online?
Wondering if anyone else here doing gnomon online or escape studios ...
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last post on October 26, 2011 - by Escape_Studios
Questions about IllusionMage
Hello everyone, I have purchased this software lately called IllusionMage and I was wondering if there was anyone who was familiar with it that can give me a few tips. Thank ...
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last post on October 25, 2011 - by guyfromnb
3d animations with Carrara8, Poser 8, and iclone4 pro
hi i am new in this community. here are my last Video. Please write your states to my Movie.thx! :roll: I create a love song! Enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3crx3BopT0g I ...
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last post on October 25, 2011 - by georgpaul49