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  1. Character Creation in Maya (Download Only)

    Character Creation in Maya (Download Only)

    Over the course of 8 parts, Patrick Evrard reveals a host of useful tips for creating a stylized character in Maya. Starting with a comprehensive and insightful breakdown of the major tools involved in character creation, Patrick moves through modeling, lighting, texturing, and rendering, before moving on to those finishing touches in post-production. Discover everything you need to know about creating a character in Maya! Learn More
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  2. Beginner's Character Creation in 3ds Max (Download Only)

    Beginner's Character Creation in 3ds Max (Download Only)

    This 8-part e-book on Character Creation in 3ds Max is aimed at beginners. Shareyko Dmitry Petrovich reveals how to turn a 2D concept by Denis Zilber into a fully rendered 3D character, from the first stages of mapping out reference planes, to all-out, fully detailed modeling. Seid Tursic then picks up from there and shows the important lighting and rendering stages that bring a character to life. Packed with a comprehensive detailed run-down of the entire character creation process, this is a useful resource for both aspiring and practicing character artists. Learn More
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  3. Cartoon Critters (Download Only)

    Cartoon Critters (Download Only)

    Creating cartoon animals is a great starting point for anyone who is thinking about having a go at 3D. Cartoon animals are usually made up of shapes and forms that are fairly simple to model, and since realism is not the focus of this kind of work, it gives you an opportunity to be expressive and experimental at all points of the creative process. In this eBook the artists will be talking you through how to approach this task, firstly by concentrating on how to create your idea, but then moving on to the modeling, texturing and post-production. Each chapter provides you with an opportunity to see into the workflow of these outstanding industry professionals and learn valuable techniques you can use in your own workflow. Learn More
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  4. Tribal Warriors (Download Only)

    Tribal Warriors (Download Only)

    In this eBook series our artists will be teaching us how to use information about tribes from the past and present to design characters. The artists will gather references about their chosen tribal warrior and then translate this information into a dynamic character illustration. Character design is huge in both the game and movie industries and this eBook is a great guide as to how to design a character from a brief. Learn More
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  5. Design & Create Aliens in ZBrush (Download Only)

    Design & Create Aliens in ZBrush (Download Only)

    This four-part ZBrush series, based on the ever-popular sci-fi theme of aliens, is designed to take you through the process of creating an alien figure using ZBrush. In this series you will encounter four separate artist interpretations, including work from Kurt Papstein and Maarten Verhoeven, as each tutorial incorporates an in-depth, step-by-step guide for creating an alien species. The tutorials perfectly encapsulate an entire process, from the initial concept to the final piece, enabling you complete an entire project or portfolio piece in almost no time at all! Learn More
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  6. ZBrush Speed Sculpting Techniques (Download Only)

    ZBrush Speed Sculpting Techniques (Download Only)

    This three-part tutorial series focuses on creating a realistic and detailed sculpt within a set time limit. Three artists – Daniel Bystedt, Nils Meyer, and Mariano Steiner – are given a base mesh and a set time limit, and over the series, strive to demonstrate some of the best methods for creating a perfect humanoid sculpt in the ever-popular ZBrush software. Each tutorial covers a different character, from concept to refining texture and general finishing, and aims to pass on some useful techniques to aid you in creating your own speedy 3D images (perfect for portfolio building!). There are no set specifications, and artists are free to be as creative as possible under the set time limit, so stand by for some interesting outcomes in this fascinating series. Learn More
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  7. Concept New Worlds (Download Only)

    Concept New Worlds (Download Only)

    working in concept art for the entertainment industry, it's important that the key elements of your 'new worlds' work together: environments, characters, vehicles and creatures being some of them. Your job is to create a believable world and society with which to engage your audience. This e-book takes a look at creating exciting locations and investigates the processes and techniques involved in concept design in Photoshop. Learn More
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  8. Master Vehicle Design (Download Only)

    Master Vehicle Design (Download Only)

    This in-depth guide to mastering vehicle design reveals the processes that four pro artists take to create stunning concepts, featuring the super-talented Matt Tkocz, Ling Yun, Jason Stokes and Mike Hill! Learn More
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  9. Master hard-surface modeling in Maya (Download Only)

    Master hard-surface modeling in Maya (Download Only)

    Renato Gonzalez Aguilante leads an 8-part guide to vehicle creation in Maya. Discover how to turn a 2D concept drawing into an accurate and exciting 3D model of a destructive deforestation vehicle, from modeling through to rendering. Learn More
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  10. Master custom brushes for characters (Download Only)

    Master custom brushes for characters (Download Only)

    Using custom brushes can add that special texture and help speed up your workflow. You can use a combination of custom brushes to quickly add cracks, dirt and scratches to textures or images, or use them to paint an underlying texture such as skin, cloth, leather and metal to a section of a painting. This expert guide reveals how to create different brushes to texture characters. Written by industry pros, each artist starts with a basic un-textured character and demonstrates how to create brushes that will add that all-important detail. Learn More
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  11. Learn to create realistic shaders (Download Only)

    Learn to create realistic shaders (Download Only)

    Luciano Iurino reveals the key to creating realistic textures in a three-chapter e-book guide dedicated to shaders. Focusing on textures and lighting in 3ds Max, discover how to create the perfect textured finish to your models in this three-chapter e-book guide. Luciano’s lessons will teach you how to create the great results on both the free model provided, which you can also apply to your own assets. Learn More
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  12. How to animate characters (Download Only)

    How to animate characters (Download Only)

    Camilo Duarte Franco, a feature film animator at MPC, reveals how to create convincing character movement, including walking, climbing stairs, running and jumping, 'sneak' movements and pushing weight. In this six-chapter e-book you'll discover detailed industry standard techniques plus helpful downloadable video tutorials to further explain the software processes and pro tips for you to apply to your own work. Learn More
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  13. Concept Design: Weapons (Download Only)

    Concept Design: Weapons (Download Only)

    There are many industries that hold a place for digital art, and when it comes to concept design the games industry is one of the giants. Lots of different elements go into making a game, and in many weaponry is an exciting and integral part of game play. In this e-book, several artists will reveal how to create weapon concepts for different situations and environments, describing the techniques as they would handle them in the games industry to enable you to learn up-to-date techniques from these leading professionals. Learn More
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  14. Cartoon Creation 101 (Download Only)

    Cartoon Creation 101 (Download Only)

    One of the first projects a student will tackle in their 2D education is the creation of a stylized character. Whether they're the heroes in the cartoons of our childhood, or those in the latest animated blockbuster movie, the beauty of cartoon characters is that they allow us to experience stories beyond our own limits. This e-book features top industry artists revealing how to design and digitally paint basic cartoon characters. Each artist reveals how to produce exploratory designs and show how to capture and reflect the personality of characters through expressions, costume and design. Learn More
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  15. 3ds Max character creation (Download Only)

    3ds Max character creation (Download Only)

    Andrew Hickinbottom has notoriously kept his character-creation secrets close to his chest. He reveals all in this helpful project breakdown of his popular stylized character, Olivia. Discover how he tackles modeling, texturing, lighting, and even how he creates convincing backgrounds to sell his characters in the money shot! Learn More
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