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Standard Wood Material in 3ds Max (tutorial part 2) ?>

Standard Wood Material in 3ds Max (tutorial part 2)

Follow Me!by So we did prepare all of the textures that we need for Wood material in tutorial Part 1. Go see and read it if you haven’t read it already. So we can be on the same page 🙂 So let’s make some wood! 😀 For starters create a simple shape, say a simple box mesh inside your Viewport. (If you use a box mesh don’t forget to apply the UVW Map modifier from modifiers list  and choose Box mapping layout)…

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Standard Wood Material in 3ds Max Tutorial Part 1 (Creating Textures) ?>

Standard Wood Material in 3ds Max Tutorial Part 1 (Creating Textures)

Follow Me!by As you may (or may not) already know, that I have modeled my own apartment in 3ds Max. Logically I had to built quite a lot of objects that require Wood material. As I did this with the idea, that I had to import the whole mesh into Unity I didn’t try to do something fancy, because Unity (and any other 3D engine, I believe) best supports (if not only) objects with Standard material applied to them. Unity simply…

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Ladies and Gentlemen- My PC! Let’s talk Hardware ?>

Ladies and Gentlemen- My PC! Let’s talk Hardware

Follow Me!by I never thought that PC would become my main working tool. I always have looked at personal computer more as an entertainment tool than a work tool. Every laptop or desktop I ever got to myself was purely for gaming and web browsing purposes. Classic way of entertainment. My First Ever PC I got my first ever PC back in 2005-2006 when I was 17 or 18 years old, I think. Sadly I don’t remember the specs, but it…

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When life gives you lemons… (how I built my first exterior scene) ?>

When life gives you lemons… (how I built my first exterior scene)

Follow Me!by There is a saying in my country “A woman had no problems and then she bought a pig”(Yes, it is a saying 😀). I really had no problems till I got involved in 3D. Previous work was monotonous and same old routine of same repetitive actions. And here I “bought” myself one fat “pig” and didn’t know how to manage it. Don’t get me wrong I don’t mean to interpret that saying in a negative way. Quite the opposite…

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Zombies need rest too (learn to slack of) ?>

Zombies need rest too (learn to slack of)

Follow Me!by Many times I found myself being dog- tired. Usually when I involve in a project (personal or not) I can’t control myself and I work, work and work nonstop. No rest just work I mean in the evenings I just feel like a zombie, who instead of the brainz craves for sleepz. And no one likes zombies, really. I don’t like zombies… So I realized that I really have a problem in that department. I just don’t know…

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The elephant and the gang! (my first decent 3D renderes) ?>

The elephant and the gang! (my first decent 3D renderes)

Follow Me!by   I got to the point where I was done with the tutorial regarding 3D and was wandering if I should get me some other tutorial or just try and do something on my own. At that time a friend of mine needed someone who could do the artwork of a game he was building so he asked me if I could help him out. The timing was just perfect! Of course I said yes! Creating 3D cartoon…

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Explore, experiment, enjoy! (discovering 3ds Max) ?>

Explore, experiment, enjoy! (discovering 3ds Max)

Follow Me!by As I got comfortable with 3D I started to look at other alternative 3D software programs. I new some people that already worked in this industry (true professionals) and they all were hyped about such programs as Cinema 4D, Maya and 3ds Max. Long story short I choose to try 3ds Max and to see what was all the fuss about. Once again despite the fact that I was already familiar with 3D I was nonetheless overwhelmed to…

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When clueless meets 3D (how I built my 3D mansion) ?>

When clueless meets 3D (how I built my 3D mansion)

Follow Me!by   First time when you open a 3D program the view is truly frightening- toolbars over toolbars, menus and way too many buttons. I remember quite well my first thoughts were „what the hell am I getting myself into“ and „this sh*t is impossible“ but then followed the most exciting one „I’m about to do some rocket science!“ :D. Luckily for me I had some Photoshop experience in the past so I was quite familiar with the interface…

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Hedgehog in the mist (or how I found myself) ?>

Hedgehog in the mist (or how I found myself)

Follow Me!by   Life is strange. If you figure out soon enough what You want to be in life and what makes you happy and you stick to it you are one lucky bastard! And I envy you dearly 🙂 I wish I had that. When You Know Nothing Since early childhood I had absolutely no clue what I wanted to be in life. Even in elementary school I made things up. When teacher used to ask „What do you…

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