QuadPanels Update – v1.35
QuadPanels has another update. When using the folder option to scatter objects across a surface, the new feature just added is the ability to filter that folder using wildcards, so not all the objects need to be included. Why? Well, Liberty3D and Meshweaver are offering all QuadPanels owners a permanent deal on the purchase of the Ultimate Nurnie Collection. Registered owners should contact James Willmott at jamesw (at) symmetrix3d (dot) com for their special offer code. Then go to http://www.meshweaver.com/store.htm and click on the link at the top that saysRead More
Polygon Islands 2.0
Just in time for SIGGRAPH, MentalFish is releasing Polygon Islands v2.0. Alexandre Labedade ( aka Alexx ) have created a new version of this tool, and it has so many improvements it became a 2.0 release. It is faster and got more features than the first version: Added taper and bend tool User definable deformation center (“pivot”) Preview of single islands when deforming Creation of morphs based on current deformation Creation of weight maps Available now: http://mentalfish.com/store/polygon-islands/
More Siggraph Specials! Reduced prices on Kat Products!
To continue on with Siggraph Week activities – Kat has reduced the prices on his videos even further! Now you can pick up his videos for less than $18.00 USD with more new videos on the way very very soon! Click here to check em out and pick em up! Remember, all of the money from the purchase of these videos goes to the artist direct. No middle men, no shipping or extra charges. What you see is what you get and you get it right now via instant download!Read More
New! Eyeon Fusion 6 Training Videos from Jeremy Hughes.
Just in time for Siggraph week, Jeremy Hughes has joined us here on Liberty3d.com and dropped a pair of great training videos featuring the techniques he used to produce a the “Ordinary World” music video for the rock music band “Red” earlier this spring. These videos cover two areas of Fusion;Â Particles and Digital Matte Painting and are priced below $20.00US bucks! Check Jeremy’s videos out here (some samples and screen shots are available!)
Creating Starfields in LightWave 3D
Unless you’re cruising around in a black hole, any self-respecting star fighter wouldn’t be seen dead out in the universe without a good dose of stars to fill the background. This video by Kevin Phillips (aka Kevman3D) is a nice short tutorial on modeling and surfacing star fields in LightWave. Click on the image to watch this FREE video tutorial.
Using heightmaps in Modeler.
World machine is an amazingly cool terrain generator available from World-Machine.com. This video by Kevin Phillips (aka Kevman3D) shows how to use Heightmaps generated by World Machine to sculpt a terrain in LightWave Modeler using weightmaps. Click on the image to watch this FREE video tutorial.
Quick intro to World Machine.
Never heard of World Machine? World machine is an amazingly cool terrain generator available from World-Machine.com. This video by Kevin Phillips (aka Kevman3D) is a quick look and brief introduction for new users interested in the utmost basics of how to use the node-based engine to create their first simple terrain. Click on the image to watch this FREE video tutorial.
QuadPanels 1.3 – UPDATE
Bugfixes , better memory handling, and some new features QuadPanels v1.32 is now out. This free upgrade to the nurnie plugin is now capable of using a folder to select custom nurnies from, and fully supports multimeshes (layers) so you can have a single file containing sets of nurnies. You can still use background layers for custom nurnies, and even use a mix of background layers and nurnies from a folder. The update from 1.2 to 1.32 significantly reduces the amount of memory used by the detailing operation. I alsoRead More