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Sculpting (53 Tutorials)

Turn a 2D Image into a 3D Mesh in Maya

Turn a 2D Image into a 3D Mesh in Maya

January 16, 2018

PlatinumRyan explains this simple process of converting a flat image into a 3 dimensional mesh. 

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ZBrush Sculpting for Maya Users

ZBrush Sculpting for Maya Users

December 29, 2017

ZBrush Sculpting for Maya Users with Create3dcharacters.com. Create a cute dragon with Pixologic™ ZBrush® and learn the ZBrush interface.

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Maya Monday: Modeling Tricks

Maya Monday: Modeling Tricks

November 6, 2017

I come from a motion graphics background however, the thing I find to be the most fun in 3D programs is modeling.

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Darth Vader Modeling with Pixologic™ ZBrush®

Darth Vader Modeling with Pixologic™ ZBrush®

August 22, 2017

Riyahd Cassiem at CreativeBloq.com explains how to create Darth Vader with Pixologic ZBrush 4R8! Sculpt the helmet, cape and more.

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Master Hair & Fur in ZBrush

Master Hair & Fur in ZBrush

June 13, 2017

Learn how to use PolyPaint and groom and optimise fur by Pablo Muñoz Gómez.

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Brain Cells

Brain Cells

June 13, 2017

Motionsquared has a breat tutorial on creating brain cells in Cinema 4D. I used this tutorial in a project last year. Super useful tutorial. Scroll to the end of the page for the tutorials.

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Cell Dividing: Adobe After Effects Tutorial

Cell Dividing: Adobe After Effects Tutorial

June 13, 2017

Caleb Ward explains how to visualize cell division in After Effects.

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Medical Animation Tutorial – Creating a simple cell model in Maya

Medical Animation Tutorial – Creating a simple cell model in Maya

June 13, 2017

Annie Campbell (a relative of Nicks?) explains how to create red blood cells with Maya and After Effects. Scroll down the page to tutorials to find it.

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Sub Surface Scattering, Blurry Reflections, X-Particles, Physical Render and Blurry Transparency

Sub Surface Scattering, Blurry Reflections, X-Particles, Physical Render and Blurry Transparency

June 13, 2017

Nick Campbell explains how to create some cells with Cinema 4D and X-Particles. Scroll down the page to tutorials section. 

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Burning Question: Medical Animations

Burning Question: Medical Animations

June 13, 2017

The human body is still such an enigma and there are so many technical, yet beautiful, 2D and 3D animations that help to visualize those microscopic mysteries. We had a question about some methods of creating cells and other microscopic elements. First, we have some gorgeous examples to inspire you, followed by a few tutorials for various host applications.

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ZBrush: Apply a Texture at full opacity with Alpha active

ZBrush: Apply a Texture at full opacity with Alpha active

June 13, 2017

This tutorial covers how ZBrush uses texture maps and alphas together. It also features a workflow using Repeat Last to use an alpha for sculpting and a texture map for color.

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Michele Learns Cinema 4D: Episode 7: Making a Brain

Michele Learns Cinema 4D: Episode 7: Making a Brain

October 6, 2016

Michele shows you how she created a brain in Cinema 4D, starting with a sphere object, then uses the sculpting tools to modify the shape add brain texture.

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MODO, MARI and NUKE Project for Beginners

MODO, MARI and NUKE Project for Beginners

July 20, 2016

Creative Specialist Martin Mayer presents a duet of tutorials for those just getting started with MODO, MARI, and NUKE. Martin explains how to create a digital nature scene FROM SCRATCH with techniques that are useful for both visual effects artists and advertising image production.

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Bodypaint

BodyPaint: UV Mapping and Unwrap for Maxon Cinema 4D

June 28, 2016

Maxon’s BodyPaint is a tool that allows users to create beautiful sculptures for 3D work. It contains several UV Tools that are made for lining up your models and your materials. There are brushes, selection tools, filters, erasers, and projection painting, which allows for perfect fit of UVs.

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Creating an Abstract Tentacle Creature with X-Particles and Octane

Creating an Abstract Tentacle Creature with X-Particles and Octane

May 10, 2016

“As I was creating one of my daily renders I came up with a technique to create an abstract tentacle sea creature using X-Particles in Cinema 4D.” – LockedAndLoading

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