• Review: Blackmagic Design Fusion 9 by David Cox

    Sep 21, 2017 Blackmagic Design Fusion Studio

    David Cox, on PostPerspective, looks at all the new features in the recent release of Fusion. Many of the new features were created in response to user requests, and Blackmagic also added a set of tools for VR/360 video. Read an excerpt here and follow the link to the full review.

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  • Midweek Motivations: Lightwave3D Animated Nublin Tentacles

    Sep 20, 2017 Adobe After Effects CC for Teams & Businesses, Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams & Businesses - All Apps, Blackmagic Design Fusion Studio

    Gary Mellor of Bluespec Digital Media shared a work in progress with some underwater renderings, all native Lightwave3D with post filters from both AE and Fusion. I’m a bit creeped out by this Nublin creature.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Valerian & The City of a Thousand Planets

    Sep 20, 2017 Pixologic™ ZBrush®

    Go behind the scenes of “Valerian & The City of a Thousand Planets”. This visually spectacular adventure film from Luc Besson, the legendary director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, is based on the ground-breaking comic book series which inspired a generation of artists, writers and filmmakers.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Industrial Light & Magic show off new facial capture - BBC Click

    Sep 20, 2017

    Live motion capture is nothing new, it’s been an industry standard for years. But live facial expression capture? Now that’s impressive.  BBC Click looks at how it’s done at ILM’s London Studio in this short video.

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  • Free Webinars! Calendar updated. #vfx #freewebinar

    Sep 19, 2017 Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams & Businesses - All Apps, Audionamix TRAX Pro SP, Telestream ScreenFlow

    Can’t keep track upcoming webinars? This page is dedicated to webinars from our vendors that you may want to see. We will update this weekly or as often as needed so bookmark this page.

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  • Maya Monday: The New UV Editor

    Sep 18, 2017 Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Maya LT, Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection

    In any 3D application that I’ve learned, working with UVs has always been the most daunting for me. In Maya 2017 Update 3, Autodesk has taken great steps to make it easier to work with UVs. The UV Editor has been totally overhauled with improved tools and functionality.

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  • Freebie: 3D Windmill Model for Cinema 4D from The Pixel Lab

    Sep 15, 2017 MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio, Maxon CINEMA 4D Studio R19 - Short-Term License, The Pixel Lab 3D Travel Pack

    It’s almost IBC time so many of our friends are heading Amsterdam soon. If you can’t make it to The Netherlands, you can download this Dutch style windmill from The Pixel Lab, created by Rick Ellis.

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  • New: BAO Plug-ins for After Effects Now Available at Toolfarm

    Sep 15, 2017 BAO Boa, BAO Bones, BAO Mask 3D Warper

    Toolfarm is pleased to now carry BAO Plug-ins for After Effects in our store. BAO offers a variety of AE plug-ins for rigging, animating, masking and more.

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  • Tutorial: Cinema 4D: Model a Low Poly Wolf Part 2

    Sep 12, 2017 MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio, The Pixel Lab Low Poly Scenery Pack for Cinema 4D

    Here’s is part 2 to the C4D Low Poly Wolf tutorial, by Jonathan Lam, that we posted a few weeks ago. Here he shows you how to model the neck, legs and paws, how to add lights and render.

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  • New at Toolfarm: Motion Squared Texture Packs for Cinema 4D and Octane Plus Car Paint for C4D

    Sep 08, 2017 Motion Squared The Ultimate Bundle, Motion Squared Car Paint for Cinema 4D, Motion Squared Octane Concrete Texture Pack for Cinema 4D

    Motion Squared offers 12 different texture packs for Cinema 4D and 3 Texture Packs for Octane. Save over 60% with The Ultimate Bundle: includes all 12 texture packs and Car Paint.

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  • Freebie: Substance Painter to Arnold 5 for Maya 0.1.2

    Sep 08, 2017 3d-io Unwrella, Autodesk MotionBuilder, Autodesk Smoke

    Download this free Maya script by Mostafa Samir, a script to allow you to use textures exported from Substance Painter in Maya Arnold 5.

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  • New: Maxon Cinema 4D Release 19 Now Available

    Sep 05, 2017 MAXON BodyPaint 3D, MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime

    Cinema 4D is the professional 3D package for your needs. If you want to create advanced 3D graphics but need a helping hand to ensure you create jaw-dropping graphics quickly and easily, then Cinema 4D is the choice for you. Despite being designed for advanced 3D, the extra tools found in Cinema 4D Studio are still designed to be user-friendly and intuitive. Generating advanced 3D effects such as hair is surprisingly easy and fast, with Cinema 4D doing much of the work for you.

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  • Update: Autodesk 3ds Max 2018.2 - Adds New Tools for a Smoother Experience

    Aug 30, 2017 Autodesk 3ds Max

    This update to Autodesk 3ds Max adds new procedural spline modeling and animation tools, batch processing for some background tasks, and many improvements and bug fixes requested from the community.

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  • Reminder: Buy Cinema 4D R18 Now, Get Cineversity and R19 Free! - Ends August 31, 2017

    Aug 29, 2017 MAXON BodyPaint 3D, MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime

    You are almost out of time to get the new release of Cinema 4D R19 for free when you purchase C4D R18 now. You also get one free year of Cineversity training, and more. Hurry, This offer ends Thursday, August 31, 2017.

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  • Webinar: e-on Software: Create High-Quality Animated 3D Plants with PlantFactory - September 9 & 10

    Aug 28, 2017 e-on Plant Factory Artist, e-on Plant Factory Designer, e-on Plant Factory Producer

    On September 9 & 10, 2017 at 12pm PDT, join the Digital ArtLive webinar course and learn how to create, refine and export high-quality animated 3D Plants with PlantFactory.

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  • Maya Monday: The New MASH Dynamics Node in Maya 2018, Part 3

    Aug 28, 2017 Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Maya LT, Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection

    This is the last in our series on the brand new MASH Dynamics Node in the latest Maya release, which came out at the end of July. We’re featuring the last 4 videos from Ian Water’s great series.

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  • Freebie: Maya: Free Female Character Rig, Jasmine Rose

    Aug 25, 2017 Autodesk Maya

    Jasmine Rose is a free character rig for Maya with flexible facial controls, elbow and knee pinning and more.

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  • Tutorial: Cinema 4D: Model a Low Poly Wolf

    Aug 22, 2017 MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime, MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    This step-by-step tutorial by Jonathan Lam is a great way to learn Cinema 4D quickly while creating a character that can be used in video games, graphic design and more.

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  • Tutorial: Model Darth Vader with Pixologic™ ZBrush®

    Aug 22, 2017 Pixologic™ ZBrush®

    Riyahd Cassiem at CreativeBloq.com explains how to create Darth Vader with Pixologic ZBrush 4R8!

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  • Review: Pixologic ZBrush 4R8 New Features

    Aug 22, 2017 Pixologic™ ZBrush®

    ZBrush 4R8 is out now and is packed with new features. Digital artist Pablo Munoz gives his impressions, shows you the new and improved features and shares some of the tests he did with the BETA of ZBrush 4R8.  Also artist Michael Pavlovich has more than 4 hours of FREE instructional videos so you can learn all the new features in ZBrush 4R8!

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