Blender: Another Game Changer

Blender: Another Game Changer

With the release of Blender 2.78 a new, game changing feature has been slipped into the program with very little fanfare, but one that deserves a red carpet and a ticker tape parade. Well, to be fair it is actually two new features, adaptive pixel subdivision and...
Blender UV Mapping Tutorial

Blender UV Mapping Tutorial

Blender: UV Mapping (Easy) Make a board with texture, make the board a boardwalk or wall and/or re-texture with simply re-UV mapping the object. Remember to “apply” your transformations (hotkeys: control – a) so Blender can create the correct aspects...
Lightwave Eyelid Rig Tutorial

Lightwave Eyelid Rig Tutorial

Tutorial on how to weight map a characters eyelids and how to rig them using the eyeball bones as a reference to add a very detailed level of realism. The best part is the eyelid movement is completely automated once everything set up. This technique is the easiest...
Lightwave Tutorial: Bow and Arrow Rig

Lightwave Tutorial: Bow and Arrow Rig

A quick Lightwave tutorial for making a rig for a bow. It can also be applied to assemblages with similar mechanics like a ballista. The general idea can easily be used in other programs like Maya, Blender, or Cinema 4D. This tutorial will deal with: 1. Creating...
Blender Tutorial: Stone Brick Wall

Blender Tutorial: Stone Brick Wall

This is a tutorial on modeling a very detailed brick or stone wall. It takes just a couple of minutes to complete using Blender’s powerful sculpting mode. It is fast, easy, and fun. And the end result is prettay, prettay good. The end result is a model that can...