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How To : Edit textures for 3D models in Photoshop CS3

This video shows you how to edit textures of 3D objects and how to apply layer style effects to them using Photoshop CS3. This is a great video for anyone that has to work with alot of 3D models in their compositions. Edit textures for 3D models in Photoshop CS3. Click through ...more

How To : UV texture in Houdini 9

This series of videos focuses on a typical UV workflow in Houdini 9. Learn how to create projections, edit UVs with a variety of tools, save out UV maps, and apply textures. Please download the project files below to follow along with these Houdini 9 texturing lessons. 1. Simp ...more

How To : Create a 3D ice object in Photoshop

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

How To : Create basic 3D shapes in Photoshop

Looking for an easy way to create 3D shapes? 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 informatio ...more

How To : Create a quick wooden texture in Adobe Photoshop

Create a cherry wood texture in Photoshop with the noise filter and few other built-in tools. 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, which offers ...more

How To : Create 3D objects from vector images in Cinema 4D

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

How To : Animate text in LiveType

LiveType ships with many sophisticated design elements so that you can add movement to your static text. You can access them in the media browser. Choosing, editing, applying, and previewing an effect is easy using the media browser and canvas. Live fonts are as easily manipul ...more

How To : Rip 3-D character models from Nintendo 64 games

With paper crafting you can build intricate paper models of your favorite characters, from Jack Sparrow to Nintendo's own Toad. This video tutorial shows you how to rip 3-D characters from your favorite Nintendo 64 games for the purposes of paper crafting. It will take some ed ...more

How To : Map multi-sub objects in 3D Studio Max

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

How To : Use Photoshop CS4 to overpaint 3D seams

Maya and Photoshop CS4 may be made by different companies, but that doesn't mean they can't work together. This video will teach you how to take a 3D model from Maya, import it into Photoshop, and then use Photoshop CS4's new 3D editing tools to overpaint the rough texture sea ...more

How To : Convert a Vector Logo to a 3D Logo with Cinema4D

In this tutorial, Broadcast Designer Jason Brown will show you how to knock out a vector logo from Adobe Illustrator into a 3D logo in Maxons Cinema 4D. The tutorial also touches on basic texturing, lighting and animation. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video ...more

How To : Motion track using a variety of software programs

Most of the 3D modeling tutorial videos out there work within one program or at most two, often Photoshop in conjunction with a 3D modeling program like Maya. This video will walk you through a complete project using four program: 3DS MAX for modeling, Boujou for 3D tracking, ...more

How To : Design lower thirds in Adobe Photoshop

This is a two part video tutorial. Be sure to click on Chapters 2 as well to get the full tutorial. Taking a look at the popular technique of designing lower thirds and the process it takes to design these using Photoshop. Photoshop is the perfect solution for this task with ...more

How To : Turn images into watercolor paintings in Photoshop

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

How To : Create a jellyfish environment in Photoshop

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

How To : Add texture to a model house in 3D Studio Max

In this video, we learn how to add texture to a model house in 3D Studio Max. After you have created the model, press 7 on your keyboard. This will activate a new menu telling you how many polygons are in your model. Then, edit the edges and remove them so you have less polygo ...more

How To : Create a Simple Procedural Brick Texture in Maya

This is a guide to making a very simple procedural texture for Maya. As with all procedural textures, the basic texture can be refined and added to. It's a texture! Open up the Hypershade (Window > Rendering Editors > Hypershade). This is where you can edit any textures as w ...more

How To : Model a Leaf in Maya

Start with a Polygon Plane Start by creating a Polygon Plane with 4 width and 5 height sections. Create the rough leaf shape Turn on "Reflection" in the Move Tool settings, hit 3 on the keyboard to smooth the plane and shape it into a rough leaf shape. The highlighted vert ...more

How To : Create industrial textures in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Learn to use stock photos and blending modes to create a grungy, industrial texture in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing program or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to your bag of tricks, you're sure to be well served b ...more

How To : Create digital drapes in Adobe Photoshop

In the mood for a little digital decadence? Learn how to create virtual drapes using Adobe Photoshop. 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 ...more

How To : Remove photo paper texture from old photos

Want to digitally preserve an old photograph without also preserving the imperfections of the physical photo paper? With Adobe Photoshpo, it's easy. 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 ...more

How To : Create a quick grunge effect in Photoshop CS3

Here is another cool photo manipulation you can do using Photoshop CS3. You can take a normal photo you’ve taken and really make it look unique by giving it harder edges and some more texture to the shot. Mix up your photos with this effect. To start, open a texture photo. Go ...more

How To : Create a painterly photo montage in Photoshop

This image editing software tutorial shows you how to create a painterly looking photo montage in Photoshop CS3. See how to create a textured, painterly type photo montage and set it up to be gallery wrapped. This tutorial assumes you know how to use the basics of Photoshop an ...more

How To : Create a textured sign in page in Photoshop CS3

This image editing software tutorial shows you how to create an artsy, textured sign in page for flush mount style albums in Photoshop CS3. Learn how to use the multiply blend mode to darken the image and bring out the texture of the texture layer in Photoshop.

How To : Get started with Acrobat 3D Toolkit

The application Acrobat 3D comes with an associated utility called Acrobat 3D Toolkit, which allows the 3D content in the PDF file to be enhanced by editing lighting, adding textures and materials, and creating animations. In this video tutorial you will learn to set up the Ac ...more

How To : Do localized image distortion in Blender

See how to do localized image distortion using Blender. The rig is a simple UV-textured plane filmed using an orthographic camera. You then subdivide the plane, add some curve guides, and use proportional editing to alter an image. The above before-after shot shows a nose job ...more

How To : Create a flying camera rig in Blender 2.4 or 2.5

Blender is really cool in that you can mix your modes of editing between projections of that video in 3D space, 2D-based compositing, and 2D-based mixing in the VSE, all at the same time. An über-cool idea is to use your video to texture something - a plane, or a sphere common ...more

How To : Use the Symmetry for UV tool in Modo 301

Go beyond the traditional 3D workflow to an immersive creative experience with the software Modo, created by Luxology. Modo is the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering for Mac and PC. Modo includes 3D sculpting tools, animation and network rendering, and advan ...more

How To : Create simple snow particles in 3ds Max

Do you want to create a 3D snow scene? In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to create simple snow particles. You'll also learn how to edit and apply textures. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no soun ...more

How To : Retouch or add digital makeup using Photoshop

If you want to retouch or add digital make up using Photoshop you should first erase and cover up any blemishes you see on the surface of the skin. This can be bruises, blemishes, or even acne marks and bumps. Do this anywhere you feel necessary such as the face or on the body ...more

How To : Make a reflection in water using Photoshop

In this how to video, you will learn how to make a reflection in water using Photoshop. First, open the image in Photoshop. Select the crop tool and select the whole photo. Click and drag the lower part down. Select the rectangular marquee tool and select the picture. Click on ...more

How To : Create seamless background texture in Photoshop

This video tutorial will show you how to create a seamless background texture using Photoshop using any square or rectangular portion of a picture. The narrator in the video demonstrates step-by-step how to achieve a seamless tiling of a photo through Photoshop and dictates th ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 3: 3D Modeling

Today's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Device takes us into the third dimension. The below apps are suitable for beginners looking to venture into the world of 3d modeling, as well as pros who simply want the basics of Maya in their pocket. Build models/3D mockups or small ...more

How To : Create an Epic Build in Minecraft

Minecraft is not just a game. It is a creative tool. Over the past year and a half countless epic builds, servers, and community projects have been undertaken. I'm sure some of you have seen the one-to-one scale recreation of the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek or the epic ...more

News : So You Just Bought Photoshop. Now What?

Photoshop. It’s like a mountain to climb. You can chug up to the top, working hard, never letting up, or you can just go part way up and scoot around the side of the mountain and still get to the other side. Not everyone needs to be a Photoshop guru, or ninja pixel punisher. T ...more

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