If you’re thinking of buying some 3D software, here are some hints and tips before you splash out.
Here’s a lighting tutorial for Poser using just a single spotlight. Topics Covered *Creating a Spotlight *Adding Soft shadows *Attenuation *Volumetric Lights and Fog
Here’s a lighting tutorial for Poser using just a single spotlight. Topics Covered *Adding HDR Lights *Tweaking HDR Lights *Adjusting Brightness
A quick tutorial giving some ideas on adding detail to dull skin textures in Poser. It covers adding bump and specularity, and using HDR lighting to improve your renders.
This is a quick-start guide for setting up dynamic cloth in Poser. It covers clothifying objects, and how to drape them over other objects. This tutorial was featured as a Daily Deviation over on Deviantart on 27/10/12.
Can’t quite get your vamp skin white enough without making them look like they’ve been emulsioned? I’ve put together a few tips and tricks, mainly covering some lighting and postwork options to consider when working with very pale-skinned characters. I’ve referenced Poser and Gimpshop in this tutorial, but the techniques […]
Have you ever rendered a creature and thought, ‘this would look so much better with real hair’? You can of course postwork hair in Photoshop, but if you have access to a 3D programme that can do it for you (like Carrara Pro!), you can get even more realistic results.
How to make a 4 poster bed in Carrara. This covers vertex modelling and spline modelling. Carrara 6 was used for this, but the technique is applicable to older and newer versions of Carrara.
Modelling a Basic Set Using Only 3D Primitives You don’t have to have fancy software or even a great deal of knowledge about 3D modelling to create your own sets. Because it’s easy to scale standard primitive shapes in 3 dimensions, you can create convincing looking set pieces with very […]
How to model a goblet in Carrara’s vertex modeller. This covers basic extrusion methods in the Modelling room. Carrara 5 was used for this, but the technique is applicable to older and newer versions of Carrara.