Meshes

How To : Cut Meshes in Blender 3D

This video tutorial shows you how to cut holes in mesh objects when using Blender 3D. This is important to know when building complex models from basic shapes. Cut Meshes in Blender 3D. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com

How To : Paint details on meshes and bake textures in modo

This modo tutorial shows you how to detail paint textures maps on meshes and how to bake them using the render engine. Modo leverages its high-quality rendering engine for baking tasks as well. Check out this tutorial which shows how to leverage said baking during the painting ...more

How To : Work with multi-UV multi-meshes in Zbrush 3.1

If you have ever done a multi UV model this is how you now handle multi-UV multi-Mesh in Zbrush 3.1. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of this 30 minute tutorial. A download link is provided on the page for the full WMP tutorial.

How To : Break up and animate meshes in 3D Studio Max 2010

This clip illustrates a few techniques for breaking meshes up into pieces and animating them using 3ds Max's Reactor system. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're ...more

How To : Model wires (twining meshes) in Blender 2.4 or 2.5

This clip presents instructions on how to create 3D models of wires within most versions of Blender. 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 ...more

How To : Use the Gradient Mesh Tool in Illustrator

In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial, Bert Monroy from PixelPerfect shows you how to use the Gradient Mesh tool, which lets you divide pretty much any shape (like an apple) into a mesh. Wish a mesh created, you can alter the color of an intersecting point of the mesh with a soli ...more

How To : Add a biped to a mesh character in 3ds Max

If you just made a mesh character, it's not going to be very interesting or fun to use until you can start animating it. To start animating, you'll need to add a biped structure to your character - this tutorial shows you how. Part 1 of 3 - How to Add a biped to a mesh charact ...more

News : Why Is Most HoloLens Development Happening in Unity?

Autodesk offers some of the most popular software for computer-aided design (CAD) projects, which involve all sorts of 3D rendering. Their tools are clearly suited for use with the Microsoft HoloLens, but so far very little supports HoloLens development outside of Unity. Why i ...more

How To : Model a diving knife in Rhinoceros 3D

In this tutorial, you will learn how to model this cool looking diving knife. The model can be set apart into two pieces, blade and handle. Both having some nice features. Rhinoceros 3D is NURBS-based modeling software for Windows. Rhino can create, edit, analyze, document, r ...more

How To : 5 Reasons You Should Stop Sleeping In

Are you someone who always struggles to wake up in the morning, no matter how much you've slept? For most, the thought of getting out of bed any earlier sounds horrific. Yet dragging yourself out of bed and towards the coffee maker a few hours earlier each day can have benefit ...more

How To : Use the displace modifier in 3ds Max

The Displace modifier in 3ds Max acts as a force field to push and reshape an object’s geometry. You can apply its variable force directly from the modifier gizmo, or from a bitmapped image. The 3D Studio Max displace modifier works on Shapes, Meshes, Polys, Patches, NURBS. Di ...more

How To : Create a photo realistic mesh shape in Illustrator

This software tutorial shows you how to create a photorealistic mesh shape in Illustrator. You should have a good understanding of Adobe Illustrator since the tutorial is visual only with no text or verbal instruction. If you want to use the mesh shape tool in Illustrator to g ...more

How To : Crochet the grape doily mesh pattern

Grape doily mesh is a pattern where the grapes are added into a pineapple pattern after the doily is completed in one piece. Learn how to add this embellishment to a doily by watching this how-to crocheting video.

How To : Use the shell modifier in 3D Studio Max

The Shell modifier was added to 3ds Max in release 6, and a far as I know the Shell modifier was written by Peter Watje. In this 3ds Max video tutorial we cover the Shell modifier (one of David Feno's favorite 3ds Max Modifiers) . He does the majority of his 3d modeling with s ...more

How To : Convert a mesh to hexagon polys in 3ds Max

This 3ds Max software tutorial covers how to turn your mesh into Hexagon poly’s which creates a smoother mesh. This is a technique Dave learned from Toru Hasegawa that he is sharing with all of us. You essentially triangulate a quad poly surface then collapse the triangles to ...more

News : The Platonic Solids Get Trippy

If you haven't participated in this week's Math Craft project on the platonic solids, maybe this will inspire you to do so. Michael Hansmeyer is an architect and programmer based out of Switzerland who works with algorithms in architecture. His Platonic Solids project investi ...more

How To : Build a mesh for Zbrush in Maya

Learn how to buiild a sculptable / poseable mesh for Zbrush in Maya. This tutorial is geared towards people completely new to Maya. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of this 60 minute tutorial. A download link is provided on the page for the full WMP ...more

How To : Use the level editor in Unreal Tournament 3

This video series shows you the basics of how to use the level editor in Unreal Tournament 3. Starting with an intro, first level, viewports, BSP brushes, level design, static meshes - inner and outer, basic textures, lighting and ending with a conclusion. Part 1 of 10 - How t ...more

How To : Set gear mesh on a remote control car

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins shows us some open wheeled modified oval cars and also how to properly set gear mesh. The trick to setting gear mesh is a scrap piece of paper. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to set gear mesh on an RC car.

How To : Fix cracks in old drywall with wire mesh tape

When you have plaster walls that are a hundred years old you are going to have a lot cracks. Thankfully this Home& Garden how to video will give you a few tips on how to fix and fill in cracks in old drywall. Watch and learn to use wire mesh tape to help keep the drywall crack ...more

How To : Filet crochet using a heart graph or chart

Learn how to crochet using a graph or chart in this six part vieo tutorial series. Filet crochet is lacy stitch - an easy technique - that can have beautiful results. Filet crochet patterns are usually made up of open meshes & solid meshes. Get the free simple heart chart used ...more

How To : Pose multi mesh objects in Zbrush

Multi mesh objects can be a pain to pose. But this video tells you all you need to know to look out for in order for it to be painless. This is good workflow advice for moving and posing characters with lots of armor and tools in Zbrush. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version ...more

How To : Unwrap a mesh in Blender 2.5

This clip presents an overview of how to unwrap a mesh when working in Blender 2.5. 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 we ...more

How To : Tear cloth in 3D Studio Max 2010

See how to take advantage of 3ds Max 2010's in-built tear modeling feature, which provides 3D artists to quickly cut a cloth as if due to a strong stretching force or a reaction to a hard collision with other rigid body meshes. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling ...more

News : N3S Brings Classic NES Games to Life on the HoloLens

Video game emulation has saved arcade and console classics from obsolescence, and that wonderful hobby has found its way onto the Microsoft HoloLens—with some three dimensional upgrades, of course. If you own a Windows PC, you may have heard about 3DNes, a Nintendo Entertainm ...more

How To : Implement mesh relaxation in 3ds Max

This 3D software tutorial shows you how to use the relax modifier in 3ds Max. Learn how to implement mesh relaxation with the relax modifier when modeling in 3D Studio Max. Using mesh relaxation is a fast way to turn cubed or planar surfaces into curved shapes in 3ds Max. Impl ...more

How To : Use dupliverts in Blender

Check out this cool video tutorial on how to use dupliverts in Blender. Dupliverts are Blender's version of an array command. It places and object at every vertex of your emitter mesh and gives you some control over the orientation of dupliverted objects. It can also be conver ...more

How To : Bake a normal map

This quick 3D modeling software tutorial explains how to bake a normal map in modo 301. Learn how to bake a normal map mesh to mesh using high-res meshes targeted to a low res mesh in modo 301. Bake a normal map. Click through to watch this video on luxology.com

How To : Set the Nitro engine gear mesh

For all you future RC fans out there, if you're having trouble setting the Nitro engine gear mesh up on your RC vehicle, do we have the video for you. This tutorial will give you about 8 whole minutes of how to properly set up this easy task. Although it says it is for Nitro, ...more

How To : Use Assemblies and Groups in 3D Studio Max 2010

See how to use 3ds Max 2010's built-in grouping features to work on multiple meshes the same way you might work on a single object. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, ...more

How To : Use the delete mesh modifier in 3ds Max

This 3D software tutorial shows you how to use the delete mesh modifier when modeling in 3ds Max. Delete Mesh provides parametric deletion based on the current sub-object selection level in the stack. The possible choices are faces, vertices, edges, and objects. Apply the Dele ...more

How To : Get women by creating the perfect profile headline

Ramses and Tara from Skills of the Game explain why creating an attention-getting headline is important in online dating, especially on dating sites that emphasize a headline rather than a thumbnail picture. They explain how and why a poor headline can diminish a person’s stan ...more

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