3D Archive

Making of Eames Office

http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/max/eames-office/eames.html

Eames Office is a personal project to study techniques. Eames, Charles Ormond Eames, Jr (1907-1978) and Bernice Alexandra “Ray” Eames (1912-1988) were a couple of American designers, authors of contributions Significant and notable for architecture and modern furnishings, with extensive work in the fields of industrial and graphic design, fine arts and cinema. During the 50s, the

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Revealing Nature’s Magnificence: Creating A Mushroom Macro Render

http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/autodesk-3d-studio-max/revealing-natures-magnificence-creating-a-mushroom-macro-render-part-1/

In this multi-part tutorial series you’ll learn to create a cool macro style render using 3D Studio Max, Photoshop and V-Ray. Throughout the series author Wassim Ouartsi will walk you through the entire process he used to create this fantastic image. In part two you’ll learn how to unwrap the mushroom mesh, paint the textures

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Breaking Objects in 3D Studio Max using PullDownIt

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Besides being visually engaging, destroying objects in 3D is a ton of fun. Thanks to numerous advancements in tools and technology, it’s now easier (and cheaper) then ever to destroy stuff digitally. In today’s tutorial, Chandan Kumar will introduce you to “PullDownIt”, an up and coming dynamic based fracture plugin for 3D Studio Max and

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Texturing Tips & Tricks For New Artists

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Today we’re following up last week’s Modeling Tips post with some equally awesome Texturing Tips from Shaun Keenan. Aimed at those new to texturing and uvmapping, these tips will help you build upon what you learned in the previous lessons while working your way to a better, more efficient workflow. Even experienced artist will benefit from the

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Create A High Poly Steampunk Guitar In 3D Studio Max

http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/autodesk-3d-studio-max/create-a-high-poly-steampunk-guitar-in-3d-studio-max/

In this intermediate to advanced level tutorial, you’ll learn how to model an interesting high poly steampunk inspired guitar using a variety of tools and subdivision modeling techniques in 3D Studio Max. Grab the reference image and get started now!

Making Realistic Snow In 3ds Max Without Plugins

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Ever wanted to create realistic snow in 3ds max without having to pay for an expensive third party plugin? Well you’re in luck, Chandan Kumar is back with another exciting tutorial where he’ll show you just how easy it can be to create believable snow using only Max’s proprietary toolset!

Making of Mrs. Tulumba Modern House

http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/max/modern-house/modern-house.html

Hello everyone, my Name is Sérgio Merêces, I’m a CG and 3D architectural visualization artist based in Portugal, I started my career in 2003 as a  generalist 3d artist in a video game company where I worked until 2008. In 2009, then began my career as an Arch – viz artist until day

Modeling A Futuristic Bolt Gun In 3D Studio Max

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In this tutorial we are going to model a futuristic bolt gun using different poly modeling techniques and tools inside 3D Studio Max. You’ll learn how to avoid mesh errors when smoothing high poly objects by adding supporting edges and more

Rendering Objects using Vray

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This video tutorial is created by artist Giorgio Luciano in 3ds max using Vray. Giorgio live and dream in Genova and was born in 1975 (Gemini). Love art, reading, drawing and the smell of the place where live after the rain. This tutorial will cover the caustics, reflection, GI in a scene

Interior Lighting by using Mental Ray

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This video tutorial is created by artist Mahmoud Keshta in 3ds max by using Mental Ray. In this 12 minutes video tutorial (without sound) will explain you how to use Sunlight, Skylight in the daylight interior scene and render through mental ray. After rendering in 3ds max, Mahmoud will show you the color correction in

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