Winners Announced: Fantasy Tavern
We are happy to announce the winners of the 27th CG Boost challenge with the topic "Fantasy Tavern".
Challenge Winner Interview with Rudi Witt
In this NEWinterview we talk with Rudi Witt, the 1st place winner of the CG Boost Power of Nature Challenge from Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Germany.
He will give us some insights of his journey as CG Artist and a look behind the scenes of his winning artwork.
New Lessons: Master 3D Sculpting in Blender
New fur sculpting videos have been added!
We added 5 new lessons (over 1 hour of new content) to chapter 6 "Cute Creature Details", of the Master 3D Sculpting in Blender course update.
In the new lessons, we finalize the detail sculpting part of the cute creature, by adding the fur and other fine details.
In the upcoming lessons, we will create a backpack for the creature, using the new cloth tools in sculpt mode.
- 6.8 - Fur: Analysis
- 6.9 - Fur: Sculpting
- 6.10 - Fur: Additional Elements
- 6.11 - Fur: Additional Elements Details
- 6.12 - Details: Claws and Body
Cubic Worlds: New Download Section
We updated the download section for the Cubic Worlds course, for a better download experience and smaller file sizes.
- One Section: Instead of heaving the download section for each chapter separate, we now added all into one download section.
- Smaller File Size: The original course download was ~40 GB in size, which we now reduced to ~23 GB, with the same 2k video quality.
- Low Resolution Videos (optional): If 23 GB is still too much, we also added the videos in a slightly lower resolution (1080p), which reduces the full course download size to ~13 GB.
[Resources] 100 Epic Animations in 10 Minutes 😲
In this Resources email, Zach Reinhardt shares another round of useful and inspiring CG and Blender related resources.
This time let's have a look at the epic results of the Alternate Realities CG Challenge, our new tutorial about the UDIM workflow in Blender and more.
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New Video: Introduction to UDIMs in Blender
In our new YouTube video, Juan Hernandez gives an introduction to the UDIM workflow in Blender, for getting more texture details on your 3D models.
We will take a look at the basics you need to know, to properly understand this technique, with practical examples of how this can be useful, and when other solutions can be more effective.
New Blender Course: Cubic Worlds
We are super excited to release the first part of our new Cubic Worlds course for Blender!
In a nutshell, this course teaches you how to build and animate stunning low poly 3D scenes, in the distinct "Cubic Worlds" style, from scratch.
With currently 80+ videos and a running time of 10+ hours for the 1st out of 3 parts, a huge amount of knowledge waiting to get absorbed from you. More content is coming soon.
New Lessons: Master 3D Environments in Blender
New Basics Section Added!
The Master 3D Environments in Blender course has been out for several months now in its Early Access stage. However, the final release is drawing near and so the last remaining lessons are being steadily added.
Based on the most frequent questions and feedback from the students, a whole new Basics section has been uploaded to chapter 3. There you will learn various tips and tricks that will introduce you to some of the fundamental workflows that keep repeating throughout the course.
A total of 40 minutes of new material has been added to help especially the Blender-beginners among you to get up to speed!
Here are the newlessons of Chapter 3: