3D Artist is an invaluable guide to the world of 3D, whether you are a budding artist or experienced professional. Each issue goes behind the scenes on the latest movies, talks to the most talented 3D artists and features the hottest new technologies. But that's just the start because 3D Artist is committed to showcasing the finest work being produced by the 3D community, with the Gallery that showcases amazing images to the tutorials and Q&A where inspiring artists share their workflow and skills. Each issue also contains a CD packed full of models, textures, software and accessories, making 3D Artist the complete package for anyone who appreciates 3D.
In this issue...
Create new worlds in modo
In-depth interview: Gnomon School
- Alex Alvarez reveals its past, present and future
Concept a character (part one)
- Model a base mesh and low-frequency sculpt based on an exclusive concept design by Kekai Kotaki.
Create a futuristic vehicle
- Bring your dream car into reality with Jomar Machado's guide
Super furry animals
- Tackle fur and hair using 3ds Max
- Create the cover image, with a step-by-step guide from Teodoru Badiu
- Enhance your art; texturing, lighting and rendering tips
- How to model robotic concepts in Cinema 4D
- Create a biker with Maya & ZBrush
- The art of war – we pay a visit to Timegate Studios to find out more about videogame art
- Industry insider: Jonathan Ball from PokedStudio reveals what it's like to illustrate for a living
- Back to basics: Build a self-animating toy car with Cinema 4D's motor dynamics
In the workshop...
- ZBrush 4's Spotlight tool
- Tyres in LightWave 3D
- Texture painting in Blender
Free on this issue's cover disc...
- Over 4 hours of video training!
- Free photorealistic food models worth $75
- iClone 4.3 SE - full program
- 3D models and textures from YURdigital
- Tutorial files, including Gavin Goulden's ZBrush videos for part one of the Futuristic Femme tutorial, plus texture files for the Floating City modo tutorial.
Please note: The menu system on this magazine’s coverdisc will not operate on Apple’s Lion OS, but you can still access all of the content on a Mac.