Photoshop offers intuitive ways to build up your textures. Leigh van der Byl reveals her top tips
Every year, artists create tens of thousands of 3D images and animations, both for job pitches and personal portfolios. Make sure your work stands out in the crowd with our expert tips…
Contents for the latest issue of 3D World. In our CG ENVIRONMENTS issue, we have tutorials and features for all! Be it environment insight from Factory Fifteen, epic volcanic scenes, or spectacular ocean effects from the new Kon-Tiki movie, you’ll find all you need to know here!
Contents for the latest issue of 3D World. Discover top character design tips! Plus there are tutorials on how to make plasma trail effects, composite in post and create realistic foliage. Also, find out who won in our CG Awards 2012…
Antony Ward shows you how to optimise your polygon count to improve speed and response without making too many visual sacrifices
Andrew Comb shares his techniques for creating paint chips and blended surfaces in LightWave 11
Improve your creatures and characters with expert advice on creating organic models from Glen Southern
A great 3D graphics card is essential for showing your work at its best before rendering. James Morris explains how to choose the model that suits your distinct needs
VFX industry veteran Allan McKay shares his CG secrets and inspiration with us. Check out his awesome new showreel containing explosive 3D effects here too!
Freelance visualiser Matus Nedecky won Image of the Week on the Vismasters.com blog with his ‘Modern Sleep Unit’ design. Read on to find out how he created the winning image using Photoshop and 3D software
Past 3D World cover artist Francisco A Cortina presents his five killer tips for improving your 3D portrait images
The quality of your cinematography can make or break an animation, so acquaint yourself with the three golden rules that animators most commonly break
Whether you’re getting to know this versatile animation tool or have been using it for years these power-user tips can help you work smarter and faster
Master the techniques of leading professional 3ds Max artists with our bumper 228-page guide to Autodesk’s industry-standard 3D software
Considering a career in digital illustration? You should check out these 5 tips from experts in the field to get you started…