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j3dj3d
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Subject: elf characters Iím making for a game
Forum : 3D Art Work In Progress
Posted : August 26, 2011
The [url=http://www.3d-imaging.co.uk/pages/3d_character_design.htm]3D character design is very nicely done. You can imagine the family resemblance when involved together in game scenes that involve [u ...
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Subject: 3D animation resources
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : August 26, 2011
Also important for 3D artists to have a grasp of the traditional art forms such as drawing and painting to get their eye "in" in terms of judging compositions and colour combinations that wo ...
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Subject: Pixar
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : August 26, 2011
Love the Toy Story movies. Technically perfect but more importantly the storytelling is moving and holds the attention.
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Subject: Creating 3D Point Clouds
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : August 26, 2011
In 3dsmax 2011 click on the icon in the top left pick Export. At the bottom of the dialogue box pick dxf from the Save as file drop down menu.
j3dj3d
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Subject: making 2D writings into 3D
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : August 26, 2011
Use 3ds. There are some great books available for it on animating text.

Regards,
j3dj3d
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Subject: 3ds max or cinema 4d for high school?
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : August 26, 2011
Hi,

Try 3ds here are good books on manipulating 3D text using this program.

Regards.
j3dj3d
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Subject: Adding Graphics to Pro Materials
Forum : 3D Texturing Forum
Posted : August 26, 2011
Hi,

If you are adding for example a stripe in the paint down the side of the car then create the stripe in a 2D graphics application. Save as jpg. In the Architectural material in 3dsmax add in the ...
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Subject: 3D's max Text tutorial
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : August 25, 2011
Hi

"3ds max 4 Media Animation" by John Chismar is a great book for 3D text model animation.

Regards
j3dj3d
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Subject: Laptop specs for 3D rendering
Forum : 3d Graphics Hardware Forum
Posted : August 25, 2011
Hi,

If possible go for one with the Nvidia Mobile Quadro graphics card. Pretty much desktop level viewport response in a laptop.

Regards.
j3dj3d
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Subject: I'm getting a new processor/motherboard ...
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : August 25, 2011
A good cheap motherboard and a bargain processor for a starter would be:

Asus M4N68T-M LE V2

This motherboard allows the usage of an AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Hexa Core CPU which is a mid-range g ...
j3dj3d
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Subject: Lamborghini Bravo
Forum : 3D Art Work In Progress
Posted : August 25, 2011
Hi Catlin,

Nice bit of speed modelling. Would be good to see it rendered with photoreal materials and studio lit.

Regards
j3dj3d
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Subject: How is this done ? How much does it cost ?
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : August 25, 2011
Hi,

The one CGI shot is right at the end. It uses as a backdrop of a still image of the man sitting against the wall. This

could have been taken as a still with a DSLR camera. For the small mo ...
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Subject: Rigging Showreel
Forum : Finished 3D Art Work
Posted : August 25, 2011
Hi,

Love the Dr Octopus Arm + robotic arm. Very impressive all the way through.

Regards
j3dj3d
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Subject: Seeking to hire 3d animator for commercial
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : August 25, 2011
Hi

For pre-made 3D Structures that could then be animated then Turbosquid is a great site for buying that kind of material.

Please take a look at the 3D animators work on 3d-imaging.co.uk also ...
j3dj3d
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Subject: How Add Arabic Text in 3ds MAX
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : August 25, 2011
Hi,

If you can get the text in a font into a vector 2D graphics program and save into the Adobe Illustrator format then you

could import the illustrator file into 3dsmax.

Regards
j3dj3d
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : August 25, 2011
Hi,

Blender is a great free tool with increasingly sophisticated 3d character animation and rigging tools. Google "Blender

Character Rigging"

Regards
j3dj3d
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Subject: 3ds Max: good way to light a car scene
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : August 25, 2011
Hi,

Using carefully placed white self-illuminating boxes in the scene to just appear in the reflections of the car body can

give control showing off contours of the shape.

Regards