Category Archives: Modeling

3Dvia Shape 4.0

Shape 4.0 is available as a free download – http://www.3dvia.com/downloads/ Available only on the PC Advertisements

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Mo-Cap, 3D Scanning, and Facial Animation

Great Interview with Digital Artist about using various software to achieve the desired look and effect.Watch the entire video series on YouTube below. Character was rendered in Lightwave. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-o9Fod9KigU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Zko-WEcKQ8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQuToiab2uU Interview with the artist: http://www.cgheute.de/2010/05/interview-mit-greg-mutt/ Learn More mo-cap and … Continue reading

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Disney’s Tangled: Hair Demo with Kelly Ward

This Video is very technical about Hair Simulations used in Walt Disney’s animated feature Tangled, created at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Senior Software Engineer Kelly Ward takes us through an in-depth demonstration of how they created Rapunzels hair in ‘Tangled’. … Continue reading

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Studio Jobs in 3D Movies – DreamWorks Animation SKG

DreamWorks Animation SKG | Production Crew Interviews of How to Train Your Dragon Director(s) Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders (LILO & STITCH) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahnd84UD0e4&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SleEU5JM77A&feature=related Head of Character Animation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6Yid-jnfeM&feature=related Crowds Supervisor http://www.youtube.com/user/DreamworksAnimation#p/u/24/X2LjPtu708A Supervising Animator http://www.youtube.com/user/DreamworksAnimation#p/u/23/EhlU3n9k128 Head of 3D Supervision – … Continue reading

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Example of Model Demo Reels

http://www.youtube.com/user/Fess1001 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyu4amqR2b8&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNKNboyddxA&feature=related

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Lightwave 10 and other videos

Lightwave 10 new features: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0KJcgHNw5s CGI tests Hot Chick Smiles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0jxqN7eRAM&feature=related Modeling videos Technique in head modeling set to music:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbViixp0HNw&feature=related

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Refraction Index for Surfacing objects that bend light

A list of numeric values of materials – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_refractive_indices Tutorial Example of Refraction Indexes – http://www.robinwood.com/Catalog/Technical/LightwaveTuts/LWPacks/LWGlass/LWGlass-1.html Example of Dielectric material with refraction dispersion – http://www.newtek.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64159

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