Vue Articles Archive
Two great tutorials for creating waterfalls in Vue and Terragen!
E-ON SOFTWARE TO UNVEIL REVOLUTIONARY PLUG-IN SUITE AT SIGGRAPH 2005
June 25, 2001. Beaverton, OR. USA and Europe-based e-on software announces the immediate availability of Vue d'Esprit 4 (Vue 4), the newest version of its award winning 3D scenery animation and rendering software.
New version excels at advanced realism, new special effects and ease of use.
Cast your vote for your favorite Gallery Artist of the Month for April 2004! This month we highlight Bryce, Terragen, Vue. The winner will be interviewed and highlighted on the front page for the month of April.
You can win one of 4 great software package:
Each month the Renderosity community votes on The Renderosity Artist Of The Month [AOM] ... November's AOM will be an artist from the Vue Gallery.
Paula reviews Vue 5 Easel by e-on software. This entry-level program to the Vue 5 lineup, gives the novice graphic artist an inexpensive software option to explore the world of 3D art! The amount you experiment with this program is up to you.
Learn about our new "Communities" section, including what's launching and what's coming down the road...
Easy Placement of Objects in Vue 5 Easel and other Vue 5 Products - Part I
"Soon after e-on software's Vue 5 Easel came out, I wrote a series of ten tutorials for beginners that would apply to Vue 5 Easel and the other Vue 5 programs." Join Paula as she embarks on another tutorial series. In this first tutorial, you will learn the use of the Numerics tab. "It is very easy to place objects... if you understand the axes and coordinates."
Paula Sanders makes yard work fun, as she shares her tips and tricks on creating that perfect shade of green [and of course you can also use her techniques for other items within your digital world]. Vue, the Lawn Doctor’s cure for your ailing [and alien] turf!
Cast your vote for your favorite Gallery Artist Of The Month [AOM] for November 2005! November's AOM will highlight an artist from the Vue Gallery. The AOM will be interviewed and highlighted on the front page for the month of November.
"Recently I reviewed the new XfrogPlants Billboards by greenworks. I found these billboards so useful when creating landscapes in either 2-D or 3-D programs that I decided to write a tutorial on some of the methods of using them."Save 20% on Xfrog Plants Billboards, now through August 22nd!
Cast your vote for the first Artist of the Month for the New Year!
Cast your vote for the Artist of the Month for March 2003!
Working with Poser 5 or 6 and Dynamic Hair in Vue 5 Infinite
"In this tutorial, I am not trying to duplicate the look of Poser hair; what I am, hopefully, demonstrating is that Dynamic hair can look good in Vue 5 Infinite. I treat Dynamic hair as I do any other material on an object or a terrain in Vue 5. I use all the tools available to me to make it look the way I envision it."
Our community has achieved another major accomplishment. We now have 10,000 Free Stuff Items available at Renderosity! Come join in the fun!
A look behind the scences of Platinum Studio and how they produced their latest creative marketing images for one of the world’s leading names. Fasten your seat belts as we take pinball for a drive off road!
A summary of all the latest news from around the industry.
gebe [Guitta Bertaud] A Great Artist and a dear friend lost her valiant fight with cancer, and the angels joined us in our tears at the news of her passing.
Using Vue 5 Easel...Easily [Part II]
Join Paula, as she continues with Part II: Creating Mountains!"This is a very basic tutorial on creating mountains for a landscape and moving them to the back of the scene. It is the second in the series on using Vue 5 Easel easily."
We hope you enjoy our third and final excerpt from Issue 7 of the Renderosity Magazine. This lovely tutorial will show you how easy it is to create realistic water in Vue d’Esprit.
Paula delved deeply into the amazing high-end 3D scenery solution for illustrators, SFX studios, architects, and 3D Computer Graphics professionals ... Vue 5 Infinite by e-on ... and produced a two-part in-depth article that surpasses a mere review, including a few Vue tips and tricks along the way.
Once again, welcome to our forum. In order to best serve your needs, please feel free to contact us with any comments, complaints or suggestions you may have.
Guest columnist and master Vue d'Espirit artist, agiel (Laurent Alquier), shares some excellent tips on how to use the Material Editor in Vue d'Espirit! If you are a Vue artist, or yearning to become one, be sure to read his tutorial.
Congratulations to enax for being selected the 2003 Artist of the Year!
A sneak peak at the soon to be released new music video by Jim Ed Brown. Produced by James E. Brown, Gene Kennedy, and Richard Schrand at Broadsword Productions in Nashville, Tennessee. This enchanting and charming video was created using some very familiar products that Renderosity members are sure to recognize!
Each month the Renderosity community votes on The Renderosity Artist Of The Month [AOM] ... November's AOM is Mimi Sakamoto [MimiCat] from the Vue Gallery.
Congratulations to our December Artist of the Month, rohi... Click here to read the interview!
In May 2001, Ms_Outlaw [Debbie Lee] joined the Renderosity community. She was a passionate artist and writer, and an active member of the Vue and Poser forums. Recently Debbie was diagnosed with lung cancer ... this week she was taken from our family. Please join with us in saying our last goodbyes to this gentle artist and good friend.
Rounding-up her greenworks' series of Xfrog software, Paula hops into another review, this time exploring XfrogPlants - USA Southwest, v2 ... one of the many Xfrog collections of Plant Libraries. So jump into the fun with Paula, as she avoids getting her Wacom Tablet stuck on a Prickly Pear.
Congratulations to jgmart for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for June, 2005. We invite you to read his AOM interview ...
"I met Richard Schrand at Siggraph first at the e-on software booth and, then, through Syyd Raven. . ."
If you were unable to visit the SIGGRAPH this year, take a virtual tour of the conference via the amazing photographs from contributing photojournalist, Kirk Dunne [AgentSmith]. Also, revisit SIGGRAPH 2005 conference; articles, interviews, and Industry news.
Review of GeoControl
Join Paula as she reviews this outstanding stand-alone terrain creation program, created by Johannes Rosenberg. Get a closer look at how you can use it for full, precise control over any terrain project!
Congratulations to czarnyrobert [Robert Czarny] for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for November 2005. We invite you to read his AOM interview...
Welcome to Renderosity.com. This site is now under new management, but we are pleased to report that many of the most experienced Moderators are here.
Congratulations to vbarreto for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for April, 2005. We invite you to visit vbarreto's gallery and to read his AOM interview ...
This week, join Paula as she shows how it is sometimes better to take the long route for more controlled end results. This tutorial is applicable to any 3D program that can create an image file and a multi-pass file upon rendering.
Part Two - Paula delved deeply into the amazing high-end 3D scenery solution for illustrators, SFX studios, architects, and 3D Computer Graphics professionals ... Vue 5 Infinite by e-on ... and produced a two-part in-depth article that surpasses a mere review, including a few Vue tips and tricks along the way.
I have been me for as long as I can remember. Contrary to popular belief I am not an alien replacement. All the duplicates have been found and destroyed.
Each month the Renderosity community votes on The Renderosity Artist Of The Month [AOM] ... December's AOM will be an artist from those galleries not previously listed.
Paula is back this week to review Xfrog 3.5. This outstanding 3D graphic program is used for the modeling and animation of organic natural materials, such as: trees, shrubs, flowers, as well as creating unusual abstract models. Don’t wait to “jump” into the Xfrog review!
-NewTek Unveils Next Generation of LightWave 3D® -NewTek Releases LightWave® 64 -NewTek Releases Free Upgrade for VT™
Artist Accolades is now a regular monthly feature on the Front Page News, where Renderosity artists can share their accomplishments in the field. This month, meet fellow Renderosity artists, Niki Browning [Skyewolf] and Tony Hayes [bogwoppet].
Love will find a way...even through the Renderosity Community! It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air! Read on as Renderosity members share their stories.
Congratulations to Armands for being voted April 2003's Artist of the Month! Click here to read his interview...
We are excited to present a new series of interviews featuring members of the Renderosity Cartoonist Team. Each week these outstanding artists put the "giggles" in our funny bones, and the "thrills and chills" in our adventurous spirits. This week's cartoonist is the Renderosity Comic's Team Mouse-Lady coa [Wendy C. Eld].
Renderosity Art Community Reaches 1 Million Gallery Images
Check out the remaining items we haven't covered in our Issue 1 magazine excerpts...
"I'm rendering cheesecake. And scanning the front page... All of those forums just flaming away..."
Thanks to many generous sponsors incredible presents are piling up for artists and animators in our largest holiday contest ever! Come join the fun and excitement as we share our "Dreams of Peace" with the planet. All the winners have all been announced! Thank you to all the artists that shared their "Dreams of Peace".
"How do we explain what we do on the computer? This problem seems to be relatively if not absolutely universal since different readers have expressed how they handle it in reference to other columns..."
"Shades of Halloween" - Voting Results are in! The community voting results were reviewed. The winners were determined by the actual number of eligible votes received. Clone voting and votes from accounts created for the exclusive purpose of voting were not eligible and were not be counted.
Congratulations to enax for being voted August's Artist of the Month! Click here for his interview...
Our fifth excerpt from Issue 1 of the Renderosity Magazine is ChromeTiger's editorial on the rapidly advancing state of digital art in film, games, and personal and professional software.
A look at the Industry News and what happened at SIGGRAPH 2006, with Renderosity's Team Coverage of the event and pictures of all the fun. See Rudy Sarzo and Robbie Robfogel at the Renderosity Booth and find out who was photographed in their RenderWear!
Congratulations to hobbit for being voted March's Artist of the Month! Read on for our interview with hobbit...
The fourth and final issue of the Renderosity Interactive Magazine is now available. It's been an incredible adventure that brings us full circle. You won't want to miss the farewell edition that includes interviews with Anne McCaffrey, Joe Jusko, Fantasy Photographer Joseph Corsentino and Scott Kurtz the creator of PvP. Find out what comes next...
One year ago, the R'Osity Comic Strip was born. A collaborative effort of talented cartoonists came together to share their unique and sometime bizarre sense of humor with the rest of the digital art community.
This is the time of year for giving and once again the Holiday Spirit has touched the MarketPlace Merchants. Renderosity is very excited to sponsor the 5th Annual Holiday Giveaway. Available thru 1/3/06!
The Art of Looking
"If someone had asked me about rock formations, the trees among the rocks, the basic color of the rocks, and the color and texture of the water in the canyons, I would have given a quick and definitive answer. I would have also been at least ninety-five percent wrong."
Have you ever created an image for the web, and later tried to re-create that same image as a print … only to be frustrated and disappointed with the end result? If so, Paula’s lizardTech’s Genuine Fractals 4 PrintPro review has the solution to your image enlargement dilemmas.
Congratulations to Bigt for being voted June's Artist of the Month! Click here to read his interview and leave a comment...
Congratulations to as07 for being voted May's Artist of the Month! Click here to read the interview...
Join Paula, as she starts an exciting new tutorial series on working with Dynamic Hair in Poser 6!This week, she presents: Part I - Modifying the Skullcap.
Join Paula this week, as she reviews a new series of items from greenworks, called XfrogPlants Billboards."What are billboards? For those who have not used billboards before, think of alpha planes in Poser that do not require any work."Save 20% on Xfrog Plants Billboards, now through August 22nd!
Congratulations to Yoro for being voted March's Artist of the Month! Read on for our interview with Yoro...
Continuing from her review of Corel's Painter IX, Paula gives us a look at the Intuos3 tablet that can be purchased as a bundled item with Painter IX.
Paula Sanders' explores Pixologic's ZBrush 2. If you have ever longed to work with ZBrush, but felt it was too complicated to tackle, Paula gives tips and tricks on how to feel immediately comfortable with this combination; modeling, texturing, and painting program.
We are excited to present a new series of interviews featuring members of the Renderosity Cartoonist Team. Each week these outstanding artists put the "giggles" in our funny bones, and the "thrills and chills" in our adventurous spirits. This week's cartoonist is the Renderosity Comic's Team wordsmith genny [Genny Brazell].
Congratulations to LICORNEDECRISTAL [Muriel Remy] for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for August, 2005. We invite you to read her AOM interview ...
Sharen and Mike Custer - the married couple better known as SAMS3D - are the featured Free Stuff Artists for the month of July. They are well known for their devotion, dedication and generosity in creating quality products, and providing them as free downloads in the Renderosity Poser Forum.
Congratulations to Akinom for winning the AOM. Read on for our interview with Akinom...
Archive of old magazine link: 456
Congratulations to our first Artist of the Month for 2003, roobol...Click here to read the interview!
Congratulations to John Quertinmont [qmont] for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for June 2006! Be sure to read qmont's interview!
It's time to celebrate! It's time for a Fall Harvest Sale!Renderosity Merchants are pleased to have teamed up once again to offer you some of their finest products at discounted prices. From November 18th to the 28th, the following products will be on sale! Hurry and get your goodies before they're gone!
It's that time again... Come cast your vote for Renderosity's June Artist of the Month!
As a special treat to the Poser community, this week Paula takes the frustration out of Poser lighting, with the first of her Poser 6 lighting tutorial series. This week Paula demystifies Poser lighting as it relates to Image Based Lighting [IBL].
The moment has finally arrived for our very last excerpt from the cherished Renderosity Magazine(the printed version). So, without further ado, we complete our featured article series ending with this piece from Issue 8.
We are excited to present a new series of interviews featuring members of the Renderosity Cartoonist Team. Each week these outstanding artists put the "giggles" in our funny bones, and the "thrills and chills" in our adventurous spirits. This week's cartoonist is the Renderosity Comic's Team Founder Bigt [Tony Sellars].
Paula reviews two programs from onOne Software — Genuine Fractals Print Pro 4.1 and pxl SmartScale 1.0. Both programs are Photoshop only plug-ins and are supported by Photoshop CS and CS2. Read on as Paula explores the advantages of using these programs to refine and enhance image enlargements.
Congratulations to jstro [Jon Strother] for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for December, 2005. We invite you to read his AOM interview ...
"Exposé 4 published by Ballistic Publishing is the latest in a series of computer graphic image showcase publications. Daniel Wade and Paul Hellard came together to produce this fine record of the best of the best of digital images."
This is the time of year for giving and once again the Holiday Spirit has touched the MarketPlace Merchants. Renderosity is very excited to sponsor the 4th Annual Holiday Giveaway. Available thru 1/3/05!
Congratulations to j-art [Uwe Jarling] for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for January 2006. We invite you to read his AOM interview...
The journey continues as with another Graphic Tale from the Road as we explore the "Dual Expression of the Creative Mind" with infamous bass player: Rudy Sarzo! who has played with Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake, Yngwie Malmsteen and is now a member of the multi-platinum Heavy Metal group DIO...
Renderosity magazine announces issue 4 content!
We continue our monthly series of Getting To Know Renderosity's Free Stuff Artists. This month's featured Free Stuff Contributor is Stephen Upham, who is better known on Renderosity as cybia.