3D Archive

Create a 3D Ice Text Effect With Modo and Photoshop

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/text-effects-tutorials/3d-ice-text-effect/

While Photoshop allows us to do many things, often, the final outcome we are looking for just can’t be accomplished using Photoshop alone. One of the best things about Photoshop, however, is that it almost always has a role in modern design workflows, especially in 3D. In this tutorial, I will show you how to

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Create a 3D Typographic Illustration

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/3d/3d-typographic-illustration/

Modern artists often use more than one application to create their work. This often means working outside of Photoshop much of the time. In this tutorial, João Oliveira will create a 3D typographic illustration using Cinema 4D to build the 3D and Photoshop for the post-production. Let’s get started!

Texturing in 3ds Max and Photoshop

http://www.3dtotal.com/index_tutorial_detailed.php?id=1670&catDisplay=1&roPos=1&page=1#.UXjbRrUqySo

I love designing machines and my task for this tutorial was to design an amphibious vehicle. When I was in the designing phase and was thinking about my amphibious armored protected car I decided that I would call it AMP (as it is short for amphibious). This tutorial will not be about modelling, but will

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Creating an Advanced Multi-Character Rig for Futurama’s Bender in Maya

http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/autodesk-maya/creating-an-advanced-multi-character-rig-for-futuramas-bender-part-1/

In the third and final part of Shaun Keenan’s massive multi-character rigging series for Maya, you’ll continue adding additional features and functionality to Bender’s rig. Lessons include setting up color switching, adding additional assets to the rig and Bender’s body, and last but not least, creating the final switch controller. Shaun will also give you

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How to Create a Semi-Transparent, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/text-effects/how-to-create-a-semi-transparent-3d-text-effect-in-adobe-illustrator/

In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful, semi-transparent, three-dimensional text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll start with some basic text and several Compound Paths and a built-in Calligraphic brush. Once we get our starting vector shapes we’ll add the three-dimensional look using the Extrude & Bevel effect. We’ll use some

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Create a Futuristic Concept Car in Photoshop

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/illustration/futuristic-concept-car/

In this video tutorial, Adnan Hadi will explain how to create a futuristic concept car using Photoshop. Let’s get started!

How to Create a Hollow Die in Adobe Illustrator

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/illustration/how-to-create-a-hollow-die-in-adobe-illustrator/

In this tutorial we will be learning how to create a stylized hollow 3D die. Instead of having usual dots on its surface we will create holes. Well not actual holes, but we will certainly make them look like holes. In the whole creating process there is something we shouldn’t forget – perspective. Perspective is

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Create a Mini Planet Using Photoshop’s 3D Capabilities

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/3d/3d-mini-planet/

When most people think about Photoshop, they probably don’t think about 3D. What most people don’t realize, however, is that Photoshop CS5 Extended includes some powerful tools to help you render your artwork in 3D. In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a mini planet using Photoshop’s 3D capabilities. Let’s get started!

Create A Soap Scene In Modo

http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/luxology-modo/luxology_modo_modeling_lighting_rendering_soap_scene_subdivision_materials_texturing/

In this tutorial, new Cgtuts+ author Elias Sarantopoulos guides us through the process of creating a soap dispenser and refill bottle in Luxology Modo. Through-out the scene’s creation, Elias will use simple modeling tools and techniques to first block out the overall shapes, before adding subdivision and refining the objects final appearance. He’ll then discuss

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Making Of The Worm

http://www.3dtotal.com/index_tutorial_detailed.php?id=601

This scene was created using Cinema 4D and was done as follows. Please note that the models shown are not the models in the final render