Create your own grassy backyard

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 755

First learn how to use Displacement Maps to create terrains and then learn how to bring your land to life by growing some grass on it using the SasLite plugin :)Good for anyone who doesn't know how to make grass in Lightwave or hasn't worked with Displacement Maps before :)

RaysOfLight on 8:34PM Sat, 01 November 2003

Curved, High Altitude Horizons in Bryce

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 587

This tutorial explains how you can use Bryce quickly and easily create dramatic, curved horizons to make images that appear to have been made from the upper atmosphere or beyond. (This tutorial works in Bryce 4 & 5)

padawanNick on 10:14PM Fri, 07 November 2003

Landscape tutorials

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1664 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Carrara studio

There are currently 4 tutorials that help Carrara users create landscape images.Topics are terrains and sky so far. I hope to include other kinds of tuts as well .

mmoir on 12:00AM Tue, 11 November 2003

Making Reflections in Poser 5 (and above)

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 808 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Poser 5 (and above)

Sure, you've always been able to make reflections in Poser 5 (and above), but what settings should you use? Just where does that Reflect node go? Read on!

JHoagland on 12:00AM Tue, 11 November 2003

Creating Templates for Models with Multiple Texture Maps

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 991 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; UV Mapper, UV Mapper Professional, Poser

This tutorial explains how to use UV Mapper or UV Mapper Pro to create texture templates for models that use more than one texture map. It also contains tables that show which material zones appear on the head, body, or other templates for Poser 5 models (Don, Judy, Will and Penny), and for the DAZ figures.

Deecey on 12:00AM Sun, 16 November 2003

How To Make "Animation-Style" Images

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1271

A very brief tutorial on how to achieve that anime-feeling on our Poser cartoon/manga images with Paint Shop Pro 8.

da_mc on 8:24AM Sun, 16 November 2003

Make a Basic Refrigerator Prop

Skill Level: Advanced / Views: 200 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Poser, Lightwave, UV Mapper, Notepad

A mega-tutorial (spanning 3 pages) taking the user from building a refrigerator (in Lightwave) to UV mapping (in UV Mapper) to importing and scaling (in Poser).Some basic knowledge of Lightwave is needed, but not required- the tutorial explains which tools to use (and where they are located).

JHoagland on 12:00AM Wed, 19 November 2003

Creating Templates for Figures with Multiple Texture Maps

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 3053

This tutorial describes how to use UV Mapper Classic (free version) or UV Mapper Professional to create templates for models that have multiple texture maps. Also includes several images that show which materials appear on each texture map for all Poser 5 figures, as well as DAZ figures (Victoria 1, 2 and 3; Michael 1, 2 and 3; Millenium Kids; and Millenium Baby)

Deecey on 12:19PM Sat, 22 November 2003

Build your own Home

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 985

A Guide on how to model your own Home.

Higrob24 on 10:26AM Wed, 26 November 2003

Dirty Stuff :)

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 1208

The usage of alpha-layers in Cinema 4d

rollmops on 12:24PM Tue, 09 December 2003

Let there be light !

Skill Level: Advanced / Views: 1432

Using HDRI maps in Cinema 4D 8.1+ to illuminate a scene and creating a fake floor with high resolution HDRIs. By Holger Schoemann.

audity on 5:39PM Wed, 10 December 2003

Using Victoria 3 in 3DS Max

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 1277

Exporting Vicki 3 to 3D Studio Max can be a pain in the butt. Here's a way to set up materials for Vicki to be used over and over again for all Vicki to Max projects. And it frees up memory, too!

roggel on 3:26PM Thu, 18 December 2003

Final Fantasy Materials

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1243

I decided to do this little tutorial for the Final Fantasy Materials from the phantoms and computers. I have had alot of people ask me how to do them so here goes.

Seco_xxx on 2:28AM Sat, 20 December 2003

Painting cloth in Photoshop [nudity]

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 2517

One way of cloth painting in photoshop7.

NocturnalRamble on 3:36PM Sun, 21 December 2003

Work with Poser Figure in Cinema 4D (v 8.5)

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1724

What you will learn with this tutorial:How to import Poser 5 and/or Daz figures in Cinema 4D and place Posers textures in this imported figures. Reading this tutorial is supposed that you know the basic functions of Poser 5 and Cinema 4D 8.x.

jddog on 5:33AM Mon, 22 December 2003

Particle Effects

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 514

Learn how to make cool Plasma streams, while discovering all about Super Streams.

whiteknight5 on 2:06PM Fri, 26 December 2003

Using "Node Masks" in Poser5

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 857

Creating and using greyscale maps as "node masks" to allow greater texture flexibility within a single material zone.

OrcaDesignStudios on 4:17PM Tue, 30 December 2003

Creating A Starfield

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 416

This short simple tutorial shows beginners to Photoshop how to create a realistic looking starfield using Adobe Photoshop 7.

russholl on 7:06AM Fri, 02 January 2004

Simple but Awesome Layering

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 932

Learn to use simple layering techniquesto create an Awesome Image!

HorseFlesh on 8:59PM Fri, 02 January 2004

How to create a beach scene with Terragen?

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1960

This is a step by step description, how you can create beach scenes with Terragen coming close to reality.

Dotthy on 1:12PM Tue, 06 January 2004

Creating atmospheres with Cinema 4D R8

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 1615

This tutorial describes a simple and fast method to create a complete procedural outdoor atmosphere - with a sun, clouds, haze and fog. All users of Cinema 4D R7 to R8.5 can use this method, no plugins or modules are necessary.

audity on 6:19PM Thu, 08 January 2004

Poser Soft Bodies

Skill Level: Advanced / Views: 1891 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Poser

How to make body parts conform to other structures

RajDArge on 12:00AM Sat, 10 January 2004

Painting Seamless Textures

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 649 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Painter 7-8

The scripted tutorial show you how to paint surface materials like concrete using Painter's captured brush and tiling brush stroke technology. The accompanying PDF tutorial explains the process in print and illustration. A custom "concrete" brush is included.Use the tutorials link in the menu frame. This new tutorial is topmost on the list.

DigArts on 12:00AM Wed, 14 January 2004

Painting Surface Materials

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 627 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Painter 7-8

The scripted tutorial show you how to paint seamless surface materials like concrete using Painter's captured brush and tiling brush stroke technology. The accompanying PDF tutorial explains the process, including suggestions for use as a composite texture applying alpha channel masks. A custom "concrete" brush is included. Use the tutorials link in the menu frame. This new tutorial is topmost on the list.

DigArts on 12:00AM Wed, 14 January 2004

Creating 3d Text in Bryce

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 648

This tutorial will take you throught the steps necessary to create 3d text in Bryce using terrains. This is the first in a series of easy to do terrains modification tutorials, to get an assortment of effects in Bryce...

Zhann on 5:37AM Mon, 19 January 2004