An introduction to 3D Co-ordinate Systems

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 117 / System Requirements: General 3D

An introduction to 3D space as used in 3d programs; the Cartesian Co-Ordinate System.

TwelfthSword on 6:53AM Sat, 06 September 2008

The Replicate Tool

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 536 / System Requirements: Vue

In this tutorial we will be looking at vue 6's replicate tool and how it works. I will be giving an overview of the tool and then creating a simple staircase followed by a spiral staircase to demonstrate how you can use the replicate tool, to create structured object groups.

TwelfthSword on 6:57PM Wed, 14 May 2008

The Scatter Tool

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 352 / System Requirements: Vue

In this tutorial we will be looking at the scatter portion of the scatter / replicate tool and how it works. I will be giving examples of what each section of the scatter tool does.

TwelfthSword on 6:55PM Wed, 14 May 2008

The Basics of Optics

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1314 / System Requirements: General 3D

In this tutorial I discuss some of the basic principals of optics in 3D and how they relate to the real world

TwelfthSword on 8:17AM Sun, 19 August 2007

VUE - Working with the preview window

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 841 / System Requirements: VUE

In this tutorial i will be showing you a few tricks to help you use the preview window more effectively.

TwelfthSword on 7:42AM Sun, 06 May 2007

Creating Area Lights - Part 2

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 747 / System Requirements: Vue 6

Candles, Area lights, and Translucent Materials. In this tutorial we will be expanding on what we have learned in the previous area light tutorial, by creating a realistic candle with a flame and applying an area light to the flame. I will also touch on Translucent materials.

TwelfthSword on 7:48PM Wed, 18 April 2007

Creating Area Lights

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 657 / System Requirements: Vue 6

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a basic scene with radiosity and converting text to an area light.

TwelfthSword on 7:18AM Mon, 09 April 2007

Cutting out a letter and adding light!

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 246 / System Requirements: Vue 5 or 6

Simple step by step tutorial, detailing the process to cut out a letter from a sphere and creating a light inside the cut out.

TwelfthSword on 10:57PM Thu, 05 April 2007

Edged and Edgeless Terrains in Vue

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1112 / System Requirements: Vue

A basic tutorial on how to change between "edged" and "edgeless" terrains in vue, as well as some other tips.

TwelfthSword on 6:03PM Sun, 18 March 2007

Boolean Operations Explained

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 639

For the beginner, this tutorial shows the difference between the 3 Boolean Operations in Vue; Union, Intersection and Difference. Although it is done in Vue it is relevant to most 3D programs that have the Boolean feature.

TwelfthSword on 10:25PM Mon, 12 March 2007