Pixologic's ZBrush is the 3D world's premier digital sculpting software, widely used to create high-quality models for the video game, film, animation, and many other industries. Its uniquely intuitive approach to modeling makes it a fantastic asset for any creator hoping to realize their ideas in 3D. To usher students and 3D newcomers into comfortably using this powerful software, Beginner's Guide to ZBrush presents a thorough introduction to the program with in-depth, accessible tutorials that will guide you through ZBrush's essential tools and techniques. Covering key concepts to help you get to grips with the principles of 3D, step-by-step organic, hard-surface, and mixed-surface sculpting workflows, and an overview of external rendering and 3D printing.Incl. Tax: $37.96
This month we get to chat with Tomi Väisänen and Leon Enriquez, as well as learning about posing characters, sculpting animals, rendering spaceships, creating smoke effects, and more.Incl. Tax: Free!
Senior Environment Artist at Codemasters, Andrew Finch, reveals how to make playable levels for games using the Unreal Development Kit (UDK). Whether you are looking to create a stunning portfolio piece or just fancy trying something new, this step-by-step project guide will give you a fantastic grounding in the UDK to set you on the right foot for your future game-creation adventures!Incl. Tax: $12.60
The video game industry continues to thrive and grow at an alarming rate, and is swiftly becoming the most obvious option for employment for anyone in the CG industry. This set of tutorials provides an opportunity for anyone trying to get into the business by talking them through the creation of a basic game level, and shows you how to create a portfolio piece that would impress any potential employer. Using the Unreal Development Kit UK based artist Andrew Finch talks us through the entire process of creating a level, from downloading the free software and choosing its settings, to importing and texturing accessories. This really is a must have for anyone interested in the games industry.
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The Unreal games engine is a hugely versatile system that has been used to power a variety of best-selling video games. In The Unreal Game Engine, environment artist Andrew Finch looks at how to create game levels from scratch using the free Unreal Development Kit, starting with modeling the environment. He then addresses the two different ways in which you can create accessories for your scene – modeling in 3ds Max and importing them, or creating them directly in UDK – before adding textures and lighting. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be a level designer and wanted some practical experience, then look no further than The Unreal Game Engine.
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