How to Draw Clothing with Photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 677 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

There are many ways to draw unique clothing for your characters using Adobe Photoshop. I examine one method that uses a combination of the brush and dodge/burn tool. Very easy and very quick.

OniDrEvil on 4:29AM Tue, 15 March 2011

3d Studio Max Arch & Design Preset Examples

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 150

Take a look at the different Arch & Design material presets in 3d Studio Max and mental ray. There's an easy material for every situation!

Mr-Bluesummers on 4:25PM Fri, 04 March 2011

How to Deploy MaxScript Scripts

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 59

Learn the 3 major ways of deploying scripts to employees or fans. We'll cover executable scripts, Macroscripts, and scripted plug-ins.

Mr-Bluesummers on 4:23PM Fri, 04 March 2011

Depth of Field Quality Adjustment in mental ray

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 79

In this quick article, we'll be visually exploring how to adjust the quality of the depth of field effect in 3d Studio Max with mental ray.

Mr-Bluesummers on 4:22PM Fri, 04 March 2011

Matte/Transparent Rendering in 3dsMax mental ray

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 40

Need to remove the halos, glows, or other anti-aliasing artifacts from your matte/shadow or element renders? We'll talk about this and more in the Matte/Transparent rendering tutorial.

Mr-Bluesummers on 4:21PM Fri, 04 March 2011

How to Design a Logo

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 170 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

Whether you're creating a logo for a business or personal uses, I provide some useful tips and tricks to help you get started.

OniDrEvil on 4:51AM Wed, 02 March 2011

Vanlippe's Animating A Waterfall

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 327 / System Requirements: Bryce

This is Vanlippe's "Animating a Waterfall" tutorial, that is now and then asked for. His site has been gone for a while now so to keep this tutorial available I am hosting it on my site.I did not write it, Richard Vanlippe did.This tutorial explains how to create a waterfall animation using Bryce alone, although Photoshop can make some parts easier, it can be done totally in Bryce.

FranOnTheEdge on 9:35AM Sun, 20 February 2011

Painting Realistic Eyes

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 286 / System Requirements: Photoshop

Learn how to paint realistic eyes using Photoshop.

sklttles on 8:15PM Fri, 18 February 2011

Add Structural Detail Using A Texture

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 195 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Using Layer Styles to create dents and grooves in metal textures, especially using "Contour", "Bevel" and "Texture" so that you can use a lower poly model, and let the texture show the detail. Also used to show embossed or indented logo designs.

FranOnTheEdge on 7:13PM Thu, 17 February 2011

How to Turn Yourself into a Superhero with Photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 320 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

Using a number of basic Photoshop tools, you can turn a regular photo of yourself into a Superhero!

OniDrEvil on 1:24AM Sun, 13 February 2011

Look at me

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 637 / System Requirements: poser

A little skill about 'point at'

venincomix on 10:57AM Wed, 09 February 2011

How to make a B&W portrait

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1111 / System Requirements: Poser

This is a tutorial which will show you how to make a simple B&W portrait.You can download the head-texture for this tutorial from my RS-Homepage

FS on 4:31AM Sun, 06 February 2011

Video tutorial: how to make road on terrain

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 132 / System Requirements: 3ds max

Hi all,This is my tutorial on how to make a road on terrain. Hope that you will like it. (run time: 16min)P.S. I forgot to cut on part on 2:35, so please ignore those couple seconds of my confusion P.P.S. and this is my first tutorial in English... I hope that you will understand what i'm saying

Dejan on 5:44PM Fri, 04 February 2011

How to Make Wallpapers out of Tiny Images

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 246 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

If you're like me, your favorite pictures are almost always the wrong size for your desktop resolution, resulting in a stretched or distorted look when you try to set it as a wallpaper. With this tutorial I give you a number of methods you can use to turn that tiny picture into a great wallpaper.

OniDrEvil on 4:22PM Sun, 16 January 2011

Easter Egg Tutorial

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 885 / System Requirements: Photoshop

How to make an egg in a few steps!

LadyJ on 6:11PM Thu, 06 January 2011

How to Make it Rain with Photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 279 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

Ever wanted to add a rain effect to a photograph? Here's a way you can do it with basic Photoshop tools, no extra downloads necessary!

OniDrEvil on 11:33PM Tue, 04 January 2011

A Guide to Basic Photo Editing with Photoshop

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 211 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

In this guide, designed for beginners, I break down some of the basic photo editing tools found in Adobe Photoshop (CS version). This includes, but is not limited to, brightness/contrast, color balance, and saturation. If you want to know where to get started with Photoshop then look no further.

OniDrEvil on 4:31AM Wed, 15 December 2010

How to Deploy MaxScript Scripts

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 68

Learn the 3 major ways of deploying scripts to employees or fans. We'll cover executable scripts, Macroscripts, and scripted plug-ins.

Mr-Bluesummers on 11:23AM Wed, 01 December 2010

How to Make 3D Wallpapers with DAZ Studio

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 486 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio

If you've ever wanted to make 3D wallpapers for your computer, you may be surprised by how easy it is. By using DAZ Studio and adjusting a few settings, your renders instantly become whatever kind of wallpaper you can imagine!

OniDrEvil on 9:56PM Sun, 28 November 2010

Bryce Test (2004)

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 156 / System Requirements: PC, Bryce 5 and higher

Test the speed of your computer by using the Bryce. You can also test the speed of rendering different Bryce versions.

PoserUserFromRussia on 7:46AM Sat, 27 November 2010

How to make a Blueprint style render in Carrara.

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 166

How to make a Blueprint style render in Carrara.

cripeman on 6:31PM Thu, 25 November 2010

Tips to Improve Your 3D Renders

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 1059 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio and Image Editing Program

Ever wonder why your renders don't look as good as the ones you're finding online? Sometimes its because they have better hardware and software, but don't give up because of that! There are a bunch of little things you can change about both the program you're using and your artistic process that can make the difference between a good render and a great render.

OniDrEvil on 9:59PM Sun, 07 November 2010

Gallery Thumbnails Using Paint Shop Pro

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 152 / System Requirements: Paint Shop Pro

A failure proof way to make quality thumbnails for your gallery images.

Acadia on 7:33PM Sun, 07 November 2010

Building a Texture Using Overlays

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 960 / System Requirements: Photoshop, almost any version or similar software

Using the various blending modes Photoshop offers you can add a level of richness and authenticity to your texture. The appearance of rust, mold, cracks, a wood grain, and virtually anything you can think of can be made to look like it is part of the overall texture. Overlays are powerful and they should be used carefully or they can override the base texture. Here is a guide to best use them in your work.

LukeA on 1:47AM Fri, 29 October 2010

Introduction to PFMatchit

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 2103

PFMatchit is a new, affordable match-moving application from The Pixel Farm. This video is a basic introduction to the program. It's meant to accompany a front page review at by Ricky Grove (gToon).

gToon on 9:01PM Thu, 28 October 2010