3D World 146: best-ever VFX, 13 hours of video and more!
The newest issue of 3D World showcases the 25 greatest VFX sequences of the CG era and packs a brilliant DVD with over 13 hours of video training!
Also in this issue: training for ZBrush, Maya, Cinema 4D, Sculptris and more; the new 3D technologies you could be using soon; and the making of our cover image, ‘Young Tony Stark’.
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This issue’s files and videos
All scene files and videos for this issue’s tutorials are on the disc provided with the magazine: there are no further downloads.
In the magazine
Top 25 CG VFX sequences
Celebrate the best-ever visual effects as we reveal our choice of the greatest computer-generated movie moments – see if you agree!
Create a sci-fi warrior vehicle in Maya
Antony Ward shows you how to model a car in Maya, then refine its shape and add some deadly weapons and spikes
Sculpt cloth in ZBrush
Join Jimmy O’Ready as he shows how to sculpt folds and creases to craft perfect clothing
Bullet time in Cinema 4D
Animate a bullet and its impact as Josh Johnson shows you quick ways to send debris flying
Model a head in Sculptris
Find out how to sculpt a human head using Pixologic’s digital sculpting software on the disc
Discover the basics of subdivision modelling with our video tutorial on the disc
Questions and Answers
Quick tutorials for Maya, V-Ray, LightWave, Blender and more
The best new commercial projects, including an underwater hotel and some cheeky monkeys…
Be inspired by new reader artwork, including some stunning character work and still-life renders
On test this issue
Reviews of Mudbox 2012, Frost 1.0, Rayfire 1.55, emRPC 4.0 and Carbon Scatter 1.0
Also in this issue
- Fabricio Campos explains how he created a youthful Tony Stark using 3ds Max and ZBrush
- Character animator Eric Bates reveals how Japan and its giant crabs inspired his short film
- Jellyfish pictures co-founder Philip Dobree on reproducing microscopic imagery for the BBC’s Inside the Human Body series
- Modus FX’s Moss Badran talks bomb-laden trains in the new sci-fi thriller Source Code
On the disc
Your DVD includes full software, the latest trials, 3D assets – oh, and over 13 hours of video training! There’s a complete Digital-Tutors Photoshop course; complete versions of DAZ Studio 4 (with an extended Auto-Fit trial), Sculptris and Substance Player; trials of Geomagic Wrap 12 and LightWave 10.1; 3D assets from Intero Visuals, BlueBrain3D, DAZ 3D, Soundsnap and My3DTextures; and additional training videos from InfiniteSkills and NewTek. Plus: every scene file and video you need to follow this issue’s tutorials and Q&As!
Full details on 3D World issue 146 DVD
on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 3:25 pm under Latest Issue, Magazine.
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