Designer & 3d Artist, Nikki Candelero, shares with us today a bit of insight gained during work on a current project. I can easily say Nikki is a certified great guy and real fun to be around with as all visitors to AD#3 in Venice last year can say. We will have the pleasure of meeting him again at AD#4, but till then he shows us how to make a realistic towel… the same way as he made it for an Italian luxury bathroom project he is working on. Enjoy this article as he describes the use of Photoshop, Marvelous Designer, 3dsmax and V-Ray.
Following up on Eduard Caliman‘s recent Mills 3D Chair Modeling How to, he now showcases how he made the Bohemian Sofa. Eduard actually did this stunning sofa designed by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso in 3ds max fully, but then went on exploring making the capitonné with Marvelous Designer and here he shares his process as well as the resulting model and textures. Enjoy!
Many of you asked for more insight on how-to use the procedural texture plugin – MightyTiles by Mighty Instruments, the procedural texture tiling plugin for 3d Studio Max. Peter Guthrie has been using it for some time now, with great success and kindly explains the process of creating a relatively simple material but also one that would be much more difficult to do without using a plugin such as MightyTiles. This isn’t intended as a complete tutorial, but it does cover some of the harder to grasp aspects of MightyTiles. Enjoy!
iToo Software released a new Forest Pack tutorial for beginners and new users titled – Tree-Lined Canal, providing extensive explanation of the basic features included in Forest Pack version 3.9, introduced last June. The tutorial comprises over 30 minutes of video and is designed to get new users up and running quickly, acquiring the necessary skills to create great looking scenes with Forest Pack Pro.
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