Create realistic movement for a muscular character by taking advantage of the muscle creation system built into Maya
UPDATED: Making-of guide to creating Dinner Dream by 3ds Max artist Amir Akbarshahi. Discover more about this joint effort where character modelling skills and environment creation combine to create a fun image
With our 42-minute video and seven-page tutorial, you have everything you need to get the best out of Maya. We show you how to animate a character with blend shapes
Featured artist Moises Gomes talks us through the production process for his favourite work – the Orc. Inspired by drawings by Alex Oliver, the concept for this render began to take shape…
Wes McDermott offers a behind-the-scenes look at how he transformed the short film Ruin into a real-time demo. It includes 96 minutes of video
3D World and DigitalTutors have collaborated to bring you over four hours of in-depth tutorials, available for download today!
Use Vue and World Machine to build an erupting volcanic scene in our in-depth tutorial including narrated video guide
Our exclusive Blender tutorial in the latest issue of 3D World includes 21 hours of video and in-depth instruction on how to build a post-apocalyptic vehicle. Find out more and watch the first 50 minutes for free!
Scott Spencer uses DynaMesh, the Curve brushes and FiberMesh to create a ferocious alien design
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
Eric Keller answers this tropical Maya question, as posed by Simon Smyth
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
Find useful links to loads of content here for the industry standard digital scuplting program, including a ZBrush 4 review, top tips for ZBrush, free ZBrush tutorials and more…