3Dvalley site updates week 12

3Dvalley site updates week 12

3D Art Gallery
Gallery update by John Tonkin

New links added to following link categories:
Free ModelsSoftware – and some more šŸ™‚

Off-site news
Ballistic Publishing; EXOTIQUE 5 – Call for entries
Ballistic Publishing invites you to submit your work to EXOTIQUE 5: The world’s most beautiful CG Characters. The fifth book in the series will showcase the best digital character creations produced for film, television, games and personal endeavor. EXOTIQUE 5 will showcase the world’s most stunning CG characters. We are looking for all types of character work from humans to fantastic creatures. EXOTIQUE 5, Deadline entry: Monday 15th June 2009, Midnight GMT. “3Dvalley site updates week 12” verder lezen

3Dvalley site updates week 11

3Dvalley site updates week 11

3D Art Gallery
Gallery update: Maurizio Pocci
New Artist: Anders Lejczak

Off-site news

Winning the Individual Image Master Award in CGSociety’s ‘Steampunk: Myths and Legends’ CGChallenge, Fabricio Moraes put fingers to keyboard to tell us how he created his image ‘Steamnocchio’.

Voting is now open for the Alien Landscape Contest finalists on Autodesk AREA. When voting, certain points should be taken into consideration: originality, complexity and aesthetics. The power is in your hands to decide whose image has captured the essence of an alien terrain. “3Dvalley site updates week 11” verder lezen

3Dvalley site updates week 10

3Dvalley site updates week 10

3D art gallery
John Tonkin

2D art gallery
George Patsouras

Off-site News
Zhetri – Jeffrey M. de Guzman shows on CG society his tutorial on the process of creating the ā€˜Zhetriā€™ figure, which is featured in EXOTIQUE 4.

E-on software, Maker of Vue, the leading solution for natural 3D environments, today announced it is seeking submissions for its upcoming 2009 show reel. This year, E-on software would like to invite all Vue artists to submit recent commercial projects that involved Vue or Ozone for inclusion in the 2009 show reel. The deadline for submitting video content for the 2009 show reel is May 15, 2009. Please visit Vue website for more info:
www.e-onsoftware.com

CG CON 2009 is a new educational conference for creative computer graphic artists and professionals coming in July. Offered as a four-day series that comprises 24 lectures in three different programs: Digital Painting & Concept Art Design, Digital Modeling, and Digital Animation, CG GON 2009 promises something for visual artists at every career level. “3Dvalley site updates week 10” verder lezen

3Dvalley site updates week 9

3Dvalley site updates week 9

Off-site News
Steampunk CGsociety Challenge Winners announced!
CGSociety presents the winners of the latest CG Challenge ‘Steampunk: Myths and Legends’.

Corel Painter 11
Corel releases Painter 11 its painting and illustration software package.

Autodesk Softimage 7.5
Autodesk has launchedĀ Autodesk Softimage 7.5 software for visual effects and game production. With this release, Autodesk has renamed the SOFTIMAGE|XSI software acquired from Avid Technology, Inc. Autodesk Softimage. The 7.5 version offers time saving new features, such as UV unfolding technology, a multithreaded Syflex cloth simulator and an integrated mental ray 3.7+ renderer. Artists have used Softimage to create numerous movies, commercials and video games, including the Oscar-winning film “Happy Feet,” Coca Cola’s “Heist” Super Bowl ad, and the “Fable II”video game.
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3Dvalley site updates week 8

3Dvalley site updates week 8

3D Art Gallery
Faizal Rahmat

Off-site News
Dominance War first 9 day Mini challenges kick off!
It’s time to gather up your creativity, pull together your talents, and get ready for a new kind of warm up competition in the Dominance War series – Mini Challenges! Although the theme is separate from the main epic event, world champion standings are assured for the best mini comp entries! Dominance War, a huge annual game art competition unlike any other! Once a year, for three months, artists from all over the world come together to take part in a friendly 3D and 2D war between communities. How it works? Artists must choose and represent a community involved in the war. When the war is over, the community with the best 3d game art or best concept game art, wins each unique event. End Date: March 2nd 11:59pm Eastern Time

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