Introducing panoramic photography for digital set building, photographer Greg Downing walks you through a step-by-step-process of creating high-resolution omni-directional panoramas.
In the second DVD of this image modeling series, Greg Downing delves into more advanced photogrammetry techniques. This lesson teaches you how to perform image-based modeling and texturing
Designed for the experienced 3D artist new to Houdini, this disc contains over five hours of lecture and extensive example files.
In this introductory DVD, seasoned compositor Gary Jackemuk teaches the fundamentals of compositing with an emphasis on production. The DVD covers color operations, filters, transformations
When designing automobiles, the ability to sketch well is absolutely essential. The skill of showing a design on paper enables the designer to communicate with others
There are many ways to render an automobile. Harald will take you through the steps to render an automobile with Adobe Photoshop through the use of paths, layering colors, surfacing and highlights.
Creating unforgettable and iconic characters is the goal of character designers everywhere. artist Iain McCaig shows you how to create an unforgettable leading character
In the third DVD of this series, veteran storyteller and concept artist Iain McCaig shows you how to generate unlimited ideas for good and evil characters.
In this fourth DVD in the series, veteran storyteller and concept artist Iain McCaig shows you how to build alternate worlds, costumes, and human characters
In this educational DVD, James explores the crucial first steps in the creation of powerful design ideation and quick environmental layout techniques.
The Techniques of James Clyne 2 Cinematic Environment
Bricks and Blocks (2 DVDs of textures and 1 DVD of training) contains 250 high resolution textures for the creation of all kinds of brick and cement block surfaces.
Distressed MetalDistressed Metal (2 DVDs of textures and 1 DVD of training) contains 280 high resolution textures for the creation of all kinds of deteriorated and fatigued metal surfaces.
Planks and PanelsPlanks and Panels (2 DVDs of textures and 1 DVD of training) contains 305 high resolution textures for the creation of all kinds of man-made structured wooden surfaces.
In this DVD, Kevin Hudson presents an overview of various issues and techniques related to modeling cars for a polygon/sub-d surface pipeline.
In MEL for Character Animators, Kevin Mannens develops a wide variety of scripting techniques designed to speed up your character animation workflow and make your pipeline more efficient.
In MEL For Effects Artists, effects technical director Kevin Mannens offers an in-depth and hands-on dissertation on how to streamline and perfect your effects pipeline.
This DVD will cover the creature modeling from low-poly modeling to high-poly detailing using 3ds Max and ZBrush. Topics include Max's basic polygon tools, creating the base volumes and proportions
In this DVD, Laurent shares his techniques for detailing and refining the model he started in Creature Modeling for Production.
In this DVD, Laurent reveals his techniques for creating the textures and shaders for the final stage of the creature modeling and texturing pipeline
The demand for computer simulated clothing is rising with the increased production of computer animated films as well as character-driven effects sequences in live-action movies.
3D game artists are faced with certain restrictions when creating models for use in real-time. Game hardware, art direction and development time all have an impact.
In this DVD, Mayan continues from the head model and design used in Head Modeling for Games, demonstrating the tools and techniques used to create low polygon characters.
In this lecture, visual effects artist Matt Linder discusses advanced techniques for tracking and stabilizing 2D plates using Shake.
Continuing from knowledge gained in Modeling, 1, two projects are used to demonstrate NURBS modeling of intermediate level complexity.