Working with Purchased Models

There are many asset stores popping up online like 3D Ocean, Turbosquid, CGPeopleNetwork (was 3D02.com) that makes life and timelines easier by purchasing assets. I won’t go into licensing issues but rather this article is to give you a real world case example of dealing with a purchased asset and …

Linear Workflow – Introduction

Linear workflow (LWF) is a concept that I try to explain to others when dealing with realistic lighting and rendering. LWF has …

Backups

I had a PC decide to not boot, and while it wasn’t a major component to the farm it was used by …

Zbrush Smooth Poly Preview

For those of you who don’t own Mudbox or 3DCoat but would like to, at the very least preview your model in …

Crash course in video-post production

Arstechnica has a great article that concisely breaks down doing video post-production “at home”. The article covers aspects of codecs, compressions (4:4:4, …

RipOff Protection

There seems to be a lot of dodgy operations out there and as a freelancer, what are you to do to protect …

HelloLUXX C4D Mograph Tutorial

Big kudos to 3D World magazine for releasing the Tim Clapham mograph video. Asset files and tutorial are available. Download link. 3D …