Contents for the latest issue of 3D World. In our CREATURE ISSUE we have tutorials and features for all! Be it sea creatures, critters or pink, dummy-toting beasties from the movies, you’ll find all you need to know here!
Renee Dunlop discovers how the characters in Hotel Transylvania were brought to life using simple silhouettes, vivid colours and strong graphic clarity
Beauty of the Beast
Kulsoom Middleton talks to self-taught creature concept artist Fausto De Martini about his mix of mechanical and sci-fi styles, and constantly coming up with fresh ideas
TRAINING | PRACTICAL TUTORIALS TO BOOST YOUR 3D SKILLS
Texture an aquatic creature with Maya
Add extra detail to your models with this illustration workflow including 106 minutes of narrated video
Make compelling creature models
This issue’s cover artist Ruslan Anisimov reveals how he created the creatures of Dusty Team – a legion of germs that live in your car’s air con system
Sculpt a robot with ZBrush
Our tutorial and 94 minutes of video will see you creating a character and giving it a particular personality and style.
Model and texture a vehicle in Blender
This advanced tutorial on modelling a post-apocalyptic vehicle is fully narrated and includes 21 hours of video!
Watch the first 50 minutes for free:
Sci-fi and fantasy fun!
Create a sci-fi illustration with expert Pascal Blanché using a 3ds Max/ZBrush/illustration workflow
Questions & Answers
Animate handwriting, attach a lens flare to a moving object and more
Cinema 4D Studio R14: A new sculpting workflow is one of this release’s headline features. Also read review of Cinema 4D R13 Element 3D: Add real 3D objects in After Effects and manipulate them in real time Knoll Light Factory 3.0: This update to the lens flare plug-in adds some handy new features Creating Plants in Maya/mental ray: Build photoreal plants with Gnomon Exposé 10: Ballistic’s new collection of artwork Armari Magnetar M32-AW750R: A workstation with plenty of power
Also in this issue
Character posing tips – breathe life into static models!
FX studio Spin reveals how Rome wasn’t built in a day in drama The Borgias
Find out how 3D artist David Lance developed a curious creature based on kinetic sculptures for his short film The Future Forms of Life
This issue’s downloads include 26 hours in total of video training: a complete Digital-Tutors ZBrush training video, an extensive Blender video course, plus tutorial scene files and Q&A files and videos