Read more about Today at HP ZED London: speed sculpting and studio survival at CreativeBloq.com
HP ZED, a ‘pop up shop’ for creatives in London’s Soho, features two weeks of exclusive events for CG artists, including talks, workshops and contests. But tickets are going fast – so make sure you register today and be sure of a seat for the sessions you’re most interested in. In the meantime, here’s a sneak peak of what’s going down at ZED today and Monday…
Read more about 4 mobile sculpting apps put to the test at CreativeBloq.com
With the processing power of mobile devices steadily increasing, more and more software companies are developing ‘tabletised’ versions of their software – products stripped down to their core features to run on a much more basic platform. While digital sculpting would seem a difficult task to transfer to mobile, there are a number of excellent apps available, for both iOS and Android devices. In some cases, the move to tablet even clarifies what a particular product is useful for, shorn of all the bells and whistles of the developer’s desktop products.
Read more about Updated sculpting software introduces new game-changing tools at CreativeBloq.com
The ZBrush Summit 2014 – a three-day event that took place in Los Angeles, California, and streamed live online at the start of August – was the ideal platform from which to introduce ZBrush 4R7. ZBrush veterans Paul Gaboury and Joseph Drust took centre stage to demo the new features in the 4R7 release.
Read more about The top 7 sculpting apps for 3D artists at CreativeBloq.com
This article is produced in association with Masters of CG, a contest for creatives in partnership with HP, Nvidia, and 2000 AD. Check out the shortlisted entries here.
Read more about Anatomy part 2: sculpting the masses at CreativeBloq.com
In this series we will dissect the process of sculpting a character for 3D modelling. In this second instalment of the tutorial, we will outline general workflow rather than focusing on the specifics of anatomical naming, as that is a whole section in itself that would require more time and space than we have here.
Read more about What’s the best stylus for sculpting? at CreativeBloq.com
You don’t need a Cintiq Companion and ZBrush to sculpt whilst on the move, you don’t even need a laptop – all you need is an iPad, and Autodesk’s free 123D Creature app.
Read more about 3D sculpting tips: mastering hard surfaces at CreativeBloq.com
Sculpting hard surfaces is not only much faster than modelling polygon by polygon, but it also saves an incredible amount of time when you’re asked by a client or by your boss to create several quick 3D concepts for robotic characters or mechanical elements.
Read more about Adam Dewhirst on the joys of live speed sculpting at CreativeBloq.com
youtube: _mw8IBGt6Pc You don’t get to work for an Oscar-winning VFX company like Framestore without being right at the top of your game. And so when someone like Adam Dewhirst, a 3D modeller for Framestore, gives advice, it’s worth a listen.