There are currently 4181 records in the database, which was last updated the 21st of December 2016. All queries are limited to 200 results, and duplicates, very short phrases and certain special characters may be dropped from your search. Click here for more information about this project.

Filters: issue->83

Your search returned 34 results.The table below is sortable on all columns and has been broken up into several pages for your convenience. To return to the front page, please click here

Issue Media Asset Category Title Vendor/Format OS Description
83
Nov
2006
3D Model Collection
Koji Character from Content Paradise Poser Collection

(1 file)
Koji Character for Poser 6 (complete with 7 pieces of clothing, 6 hair pieces and 29 facial morph.
83
Nov
2006
3D Model Collection
Swamp Creatures Collection from Sixus1 Media

(3 files)
An alligator, rattlesnake, and spider. The alligator and snake include morphs, ERC controls and IK rigs.
83
Nov
2006
3D Model Collection
3dStudio Planet Collection

(12 files)
Model of 12 planets including textures with the exception of the sun which is in MAX format only.
83
Nov
2006
2D Texture Collection
3dStudio Planet Collection

(25 files)
Textures include wood, brick and bark and come with bump maps.
83
Nov
2006
3D Motion Tracking
3D-Equalizer PLE (Learning E version)
Contains all the main features of the commercial version, but 2D/3D curve export, the export filters, and TCL(more) interface are disabled.

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Book/DVD
Digital Art Masters: Volume 1
Part gallery and part technical reference, DAM1 is a thoroughly absorbing and stimulating read(more)

Verdict (new purchase): 8/10
Author: 3D Total

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Book/DVD
Serious Effects and Compositing
The standard has been set - this is the new benchmark in DVD-based After Effects Tutorials.(more)

Verdict (new purchase): 10/10
Author: Video Copilot

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Book/DVD
Foundation 3DS Max 8 Architectural Visualization
Good for those considering a career in architectural visualization using 3DS Max.(more)

Verdict (new purchase): 8/10
Author: Brian L. Smith

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Book/DVD
Maya Cloth 101: Fundementals
Just the ticket for beginners desparate to full understand Maya's cloth solver.(more)

Verdict (new purchase): 9/10
Author: Gnomon Workshop

(less)
83
Nov
2006
3D Modeling
AC3D (version #6)
Though its been around for 10 years, the latest version brings it into line with current standards, featuring(more) N-gon based subdivision surfaces, speedier OpenGL performance plus workflow enhancements.

Verdict (new purchase): 6/10
Value for money: 7/10
Range of features: 6/10

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Fluid simulation
RealFlow (version #4)
Takes fluid dynamics simulation to a new level though only slight speed increase with mesh calculation (no speed(more) increase on particle calculation).

Verdict (new purchase): 9/10
Value for money: 8/10
Range of features: 9/10

(less)
83
Nov
2006
3D Modeling, Animation and Rendering
Lightwave 3D (version #9)
For existing users, this is a solid release that adds impressive new functionality and some productivity enhancements(more) though animation was largely neglected.

Verdict (new purchase): 7/10
Value for money: 8/10
Range of features: 7/10

(less)
83
Nov
2006
3D Modeling, Animation and Rendering
Maya (version #8)
While version 8 is a solid update, it doesn't feel like a big one (more like a half-point release) with many enhancements(more) of limited benefit to non-game artists.

Verdict (new purchase): 7/10
Value for money: 7/10
Range of features: 7/10

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Hardware - Printers
Epson AcuLaser CX11N
Group Test - Multifunction Printers(more)

Verdict (new purchase): 6/10
Value for money: 6/10
Range of features: 6/10

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Hardware - Printers
Canon LaserBase MF8180C
Group Test - Multifunction Printers(more)

Verdict (new purchase): 8/10
Value for money: 7/10
Range of features: 8/10

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Hardware - Printers
Konica Minolta Magicolor 2480MF
Group Test - Multifunction Printers(more)

Verdict (new purchase): 5/10
Value for money: 5/10
Range of features: 5/10

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Hardware - Printers
HP Color LaseJet 2820
Group Test - Multifunction Printers(more)

Verdict (new purchase): 5/10
Value for money: 6/10
Range of features: 5/10

(less)
83
Nov
2006
Hardware - Printers
Oki C5510 MFP
OKI
Group Test - Multifunction Printers(more)

Verdict (new purchase): 8/10
Value for money: 7/10
Range of features: 9/10

(less)
83
Nov
2006
3D Lighting
How can I light a CG model to match a real environment?
83
Nov
2006
3D Lighting
How can I change the high luminance values assigned to textures?
83
Nov
2006
Modeling - Textures and/or Materials
How can I use an image to add detail to a model via displacement mapping
Lightwave
83
Nov
2006
Animation - Timeline, Keyframes and F-Curves
How can I create curves from the post infinity cycle?
83
Nov
2006
Animation - Constraints
How do I animate the moving of a piston using two mechancal arms?
83
Nov
2006
Modeling - General
Is it possible to use Rhino to create low-poly model for games?
83
Nov
2006
Animation - Timeline, Keyframes and F-Curves
How can I create a looped animation with the story editor?
83
Nov
2006
VFX - Animation
How can I add realistic camera shake to an animation?
83
Nov
2006
VFX - Hair Simulation
How do I create eye-lashes using the new Hair module?
83
Nov
2006
Rendering
What is the relationship with anti-aliasing, shading rate, refinement threshold, and refinement shading rate settings?
83
Nov
2006
3D Lighting
The rule of three
Master the technique of the 3 point lighting set-up
83
Nov
2006
3D Lighting
Lighting the cover
Using a modified 3 point light set-up used for this months cover illustration.
83
Nov
2006
3D Lighting
A touch of drama
Discover how to use the CG equivalent of a lighting gobo used in theater lighting to transform dull scenes into(more) dynamic images - without raising render times.

(less)
83
Nov
2006
3D Lighting
Ultimate Realism
Discover how to harness the powerful technique of final gathering to create a lighting set-up that mimics that(more) of a real photo studio.

(less)
83
Nov
2006
3D Lighting
Cheating with Lights
A set of real-world tricks to help you fake the effects of advanced lighting techniques - without increasing render(more) times.

(less)
83
Nov
2006
3D Lighting
The revolution starts here.
Lightwave
Discover how to fake the soft lighting effects of global illumination in a fraction of the time using the celebrated(more) spinning light trick.

(less)