No matter if you've used one or not, you've got to admit that 3D printers are pretty darn awesome, especially the self-replicating ones that extrude molten plastic and the shoebox-sized versions that use mesmerizing stereolithography to build tiny objects layer by layer. But w ...more
Get ready for a whole new way to work in After Effects CS4! Adobe is finally releasing Creative Suite 4 and a new tool that will allow you to integrate 3D objects from Photoshop 3D in After Effects. Mark Christiansen shows you what to expect with After Effects' implementation ...more
Do you need to create graphics for video editing systems like Final Cut Pro, Avid, or Adobe Premiere? Are you looking to get more from Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects? Then you need to learn Adobe Photoshop. Instructor Richard Harrington how to work with 3-D objects in Ph ...more
Here’s a tutorial about mapping artwork to 3D objects in Adobe Illustrator CS3. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Afte ...more
Want to learn how to quickly and easily paint directly on 3D objects? With Maya's 3D paint tool, it's a cinch. And this guide will show you how. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with app ...more
This clip will teach you how to use the BasicView pane to render 3D objects within Papervision 3D. Whether you're entirely new to 3D Flash design or a seasoned developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Papervision3D, you're certain to be well-served by this fre ...more
Learn how to use Maxon CINEMA 4D R10 - along with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for vector image editing - to create 3D objects from vector images. Cinema 4D has everything to satisfy your professional 3D modeling, texturing, animating and rendering needs. It's fast, stable ...more
Create 3D objects to jazz up any publication using Microsoft Publisher.
Interested in creating 3D title text in Adobe After Effects? This clip presents a general overview on how to work with 3D objects in AE. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acqua ...more
This movie shows you how to create actual 3D objects in After Effects without expressions or 3rd party software. This example uses the shatter tool and some text, but you don't have to stick just to text.
Bert transforms a city's skyline using Illustrator, Photoshop and the concept of perspective. See how to create 3D objects in a 2D plane all to create one image from Photoshop and Illustrator.
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more
Hierarchy is one of the object association types in 3ds Max. It is based on a parent-child relationship, which can be created by linking objects. Learn how to create hierarchies by linking a child and parent object together within 3DS Max. Learn how object linking takes place ...more
3D is very new to Photoshop only really coming into existence when CS3 was released. In CS3 however the 3D capabilities were pretty limited, but with the release of CS4 3D exploded into Photoshop and now has it's own set of tools and even it's own panel. You are now able to ev ...more
In this 3ds Max tip tutorial, you'll learn how to work with the program's various modeling tools, taking a look at features like spline shape modeling, the lathe modifier and connect compound object to create a simple cup of tea. You'll use spline and lathe to create the cup b ...more
With Google's release of Poly API on Thursday, the search giant has found a way to simplify the workflow for AR creators by enabling the ability to integrate its 3D object search engine Poly directly into an application. While services like Turbosquid and Sketchfab, websites ...more
By now, you should know a few of the basics of programming with OpenGL and GLUT for C++ developing, like shapes, transformations, timers, and colors. Now it's time for lighting. Everything could look right in your 3D program or game, but if you're lighting isn't right, it's a ...more
This clip covers the very basics of how lighting works within the Blender 3D modeling app. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're ...more
Materials allow you to just the colors and specularity of your 3D models. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well ...more
Donnie opens his home to a new friend and shows you how to use the layer tool in Photoshop.
This clip presents a general overview of the Blender sculpting workflow. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served b ...more
Learn how to create a crack in a 3D object in two minute or less with this video guide. The technique involves no scripts, just a powerful tool that has been right under your nose for years! Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphic ...more
In this video, I match move a 3D virtual object on top of a movie which is set as the background image. This tutorial will show you how to integrate your CG objects into a real-world video. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasone ...more
Adobe After Affects is a great piece of software that allows you to make movie quality videos with great design and beautiful picture. If you want to know how to construct three dimensional objects, take a few minutes and watch this video! It takes you through simple, easy-to- ...more
How do you make a plastic bottle sit on top of a Rubik's Cube without a Rubik's Cube? It may seem like a brain teaser, but it's more like something you would see in an Escher drawing. An optical illusion. A three-dimensional world trapped in a two-dimensional image, which is ...more
Software needed: Voodoo motion tracker, virtual dub and blender Open virtual dub. File, open video file, select video. You want to motion track. File, export image sequence. Export as a series of picture files. Create a project folder to keep all files. Open voodoo. File, loa ...more
News : Occipital Acquires Paracosm in a Bid to Transform Even the Largest Structures into Virtual 3D Objects
As interest in augmented and virtual reality continues to grow, so does the need to bring objects from the real world into virtual space. With that, there's also now an increased need for solutions that bypass the time-consuming process of producing handmade 3D models. Typica ...more
Google just unveiled it's biggest search product in recent memory, except this time the search giant is looking to take over the world of virtual objects. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Google launched Poly (as in polygon, get it?), a massive database of searchable 3D objects that aug ...more
This video Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended tutorial will shows you how to create 3D objects from grayscale imagtes. Bring 2D images back to life with this new Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended technique for converting grayscale images into 3D objects. This instructional video will als ...more
If you liked the idea of cutting duplicate keys from a personal 3D printer, then you might be interested to know that researchers at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria have successfully designed the smallest 3D printer to date. The prototype device is smaller than ...more
While graffiti may never be fully accepted by the masses, it has already become a very large medium for creative artists across the globe, who make mundane and austere cityscapes a little more interesting for the rest of us. Walking past this Banksy stencil on my way to class ...more
Gaming with augmented reality just keeps getting cooler and cooler. Nitrome is no amateur at games. The company has hundreds of mobile and browser games. A few years back, the company came up with the idea that they referred to as "project surface." Essentially, the idea was ...more
This video tutorial is in the Software category which will show you how to map multi-sub objects in 3D Studio Max. What this means is you can apply two textures to a single 3D object. First you select the 3D object, say a box and go to editor > standard > multi sub-object > OK ...more
The Kinect is more than just a toy for your Xbox 360. While it's primarily a gaming accessory, it's also a fairly powerful high-tech camera. This tutorial shows you how you can use a Kinect to measure objects in 3D, using the Kinect's own box.
Making different software suites work together properly is one of the big challenges involved in creating really good multimedia on the computer. This video will teach you how to import objects created using 3D Invigorator in After Effects to Premiere Pro, enabling you to add ...more
We've seen a number of unique mashups of augmented reality with other bleeding edge technologies, but somehow it took until 2018 for someone to come up with a now obvious complement to AR: 3D printing. Cornell information science doctoral student Huaishu Peng has developed an ...more
In this amazing, live tutorial (recorded obviously) Nick goes into great detail creating fake 3D text through creating multiple layers (without a script), as well as other great methods! This was a great video and even goes through some minor problems that you'll face when doi ...more
In this video series, our expert John Carstarphen will show you how to integrate 2D and 3D, add geometry, place geometry, do frontal mapping, alter image distortion, and match lighting. He will teach you how to place a tube object, fine tune the animation, and about keyframes. ...more
Create three-dimensional objects in 3d-making software, Blender with help from this video tutorial. Learn the basics of how to get started making these animations with step-by-step instructions from this Blender expert.
See how to create arrays of objects in 3D Studio Max. While there are a variety of methods for generating object arrays, this clip looks at two of the faster methods for creating 1D, 2D & 3D arrays. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D ar ...more
This clip presents a lessson in how to create an eye-catching shatter effect within Cinema 4D. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy ...more
This clip presents a general introduction to animating models when working in Blender, the popular (and free) 3D modeling app. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the loo ...more
Looking for an easy way to create 3D abstract art? Have Photoshop CS3 or later? Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from TutVids. For more info ...more
This video shows you how to use the 3D Object tool in Photoshop CS3 Extended. You'll learn how to import a 3D model, use the 3D tool to transform it, manage appearance settings such as render mode, and manage cross-section settings. Check out this video created by Photoshop ex ...more
This tutorial shows you how to integrate a 3D object into a photo or image using Blender software.
Lego meets interactive 3D detection and camera mapping. Too cool!
Let's see a 3-D graphic being created using autocad. So the kids can learn to be engineers one day.
This simple tutorial shows you how to animate an object in Blender 3D.
3D Touch on the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus is a pretty cool feature, and will only get better as more developers begin to roll its functionality into their apps. Almost as soon as it was announced, the idea to create an app that used 3D Touch to weigh objects was in the works. Unf ...more
This video will provide an idea how to create 3D effect object in ms word. Create 3D effect with the help of this video. So please watch the video and follow all the steps carefully. Employ the technique in your PC. Video: .
News : ARKit 2.0 Brings Persistent, Shared Experiences & 3D Object Detection to Apple Mobile Apps in iOS 12
As expected, Apple revealed today at the WWDC keynote that ARKit 2.0 will support multiplayer gaming support and persistent content, which will arrive this fall with iOS 12. In addition to persistent and shared experiences, ARKit 2.0 will bring improved face tracking, more re ...more
If you've ever wanted to make your own video games and not known where to start, try Unity3D. It's a game development engine for the PC that has a free basic version and allows you to create pretty good 3D games easily. This video series will teach you the basics of Unity, inc ...more
Check out this 3ds Max video tutorial on how to create objects quickly by adding, subtracting, and intersecting objects. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and rendering solution for games, film, and television. All you graphic 3D designers ou ...more
This six-part 3ds Max video tutorial will guide you step by step through the process of exporting from 3D Studio Max into the award-winning, science-fiction, first-person shooter, computer game Crysis. You'll see how to take an MD 500 helicopter and prepare it inside 3D Studi ...more
All you 3D modelers and digital animators out there, watch this video to see how to take any photo image and wrap it onto the surface of an object in 3ds Max 8. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and rendering solution for games, film, and tel ...more
See how to influence an objects motion animation with controllers in this 3ds Max video tutorial. So if you're a digital 3D modeler/sculptor/animator, then this is the video for you. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and rendering solution fo ...more
Check out this 3ds Max video tutorial to see how to beautify your objects with materials, change their shininess, reflectivity, opacity, etc. A valuable tool for any digital 3D modeler/animator/sculptor. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and ...more
Transforms are a fundamental part of 3D graphics. It's important to know this well before moving on to making perfect 3D models with 3ds Max. So, check out this video tutorial to see how to move, rotate, and scale objects in Autodesk's 3D Studio Max, the graphic digital modeli ...more
Watch this 3ds Max video tutorial to see how to get an object to follow a path with constraints to get procedurally control over your object with those constraints. Perfect for you digital animators/modelers. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling ...more
This 3ds Max video tutorial will show you how to modify an object at the lowest level, giving complete control over your objects appearance with EditPoly. So, if you don't know what a vertex is you digital modelers/animators, then you're missing something. Autodesk's 3D Studi ...more