Saturday, May 29, 2010

Chair Modeling - Spline Technique

This is a basic tutorial of the Florence Design Academy to understand how to use the SPLINES effectively in the field of Interior/Furniture Design. This tutorial is based only on splines.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Free textures

Image After is known as the best source for free textures and images.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Permanent Node Props

I noticed that I not published a new script recently so there is a new one from me. It's a simple tool to assist you in modeling by set dynamical the wirecolor and/or material for each new created object (using mxs callbacks). I hope that this script will be useful for you as well. I add it on my script page here.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Center of Mass

Center of Mass: Tools and Techniques for Animating Natural Human Movementby

In this advanced tutorial Eiko Oba explains the importance of the center of mass (COM) in animating characters, and details the techniques to incorporate it into your work.

Solar Voyager

Solar Voyager offers a series of tutorials on space scene creation and will guide you on creating planets, rings, comets, asteroids.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Create USB key

Step by step USB key modeling tutorial by CagedFlame.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Particle Flow – Basix

Learn the Essentials of Particle Flow – Basix is a video tutorial by Evan Schaibleabout the essential operators and workflow within Particle Flow.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Creating HighPoly Beretta

A modeling tutorial by Alex Jerjomin on creating high poly weapon in 3ds Max.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Creating a twin tip exhaust pipe

Creating a twin tip exhaust pipe. A modeling tutorial by David Cox.

ScriptSpot Weekly Prizes

The 10th Anniversary of ScriptSpot start a new initiative - Weekly Prizes. There will be a new contest with new prizes every Monday - you'll have an opportunity to win and may increase your chances of winning by referring your friends. (If you don't have in mind someone, you can use Anubis (my SS username) as referral.)
The 1st prize (this week - valid from 5/17 thru 5/21) is CG Textures Memberships. The CG Textures offer a few free texturing tutorials, but subscriptions to CG Textures is more welcome for any 3d artist :) Read more at ScriptSpot.

Monday, May 17, 2010

3D Underwater Scene

A tutorial for Mental Ray renderer by Antti Lehtinen on creating a deep blue underwater sea with light rays and bubbles.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Spline to morph

Using a spline as a bone, copy multiple splines and use them as morph targets for face animation. Watch this tutorial at YouTube.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

MakeHuman 1.0 alpha 5

MakeHuman(TM) is an open source (so it's completely free), innovative and professional software for the modelling of 3-Dimensional humanoid characters. Features that make this software unique include a new, highly intuitive GUI and a high quality mesh, optimized to work in subdivision surface mode (for example, Zbrush). Using MakeHuman, a photorealistic character can be modeled in less than 2 minutes; MakeHuman is released under an Open Source Licence (GPL3.0) , and is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
Find out more info, watch a video on You Tube and download the MakeHuman.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Stereoscopy in 3ds Max

Louis Marcoux post an interesting series of videos at his blog which covers the basics of making comfortable CG Stereoscopic images.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Rotate objects by 90 degrees

A very simple tool to rotate selected objects by 90 degrees that was requested in the ScriptSpot forum. There is another script attached that you can try as well. Read more here.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

ViewPort Preview 1.3

The Stop function for my ViewPort Preview script was asked, and I see sense so I add this option. Now you can interrupt the process at any time by pressing Escape key.

New Autodesk How-To Movies

As I see, the Autodesk How-To Movies section is updated.

Greeble help

Greeble is a nice free modifier plug-in and perhaps all 3ds Max users are familiar with it, but if you need help, you have a lucky day because the help file was added to the Greeble home page.