Game artist/developer conference suggestions
Hello! This is my first time posting so I'm sorry in advance for any mistakes with this thread/topic.As a student who is pretty much a newcomer to the game industry, I am wondering what conferences a…
Mar 5 2020
Answered: Is there anything to do about the hole on the top of quixel trunks?
I've been using the Quixel library and have fallen in love with it, but I've noticed that practically all of their trunk 3d models have an hole in the top where you can look inside of it. I was wonde…
Feb 21 2020
Question concerning modeling process
Hello all, there seemed to not be a direct form for this so I thought I would post it here. I have an upcoming project concern. I wanna make a subway cart but I wanna build the outside and inside. I …
Feb 11 2020
Modelling for 3D printed dungeon tiles? Whats the best technique and software?
I have been playing with basic terrain for Battletech in tinkercad, trying to get a good foundation for a modular hex system.But what i am unsure how to approach is the detailing once the foundations…
Jan 31 2020
Challenges: 3D Art
Hey, I was wondering where I could find monthly / general 3D art related community challenges? I know there are some on freelance sites with challenges or artstation even, but maybe there's something…
Jan 22 2020
Question about retopology.
Hello everyone. I have a quick question regarding retopology. I have those 2 examples below, which I want to retopologize in Blender. Now, should I explode both meshes and work on indi…
What type of drawing should I learn?
Hi everyone. This is my first post, hope I'm posting this in the right thread!I recently started on a CG generalist education, and, having never touched CG before, I'm finding it quite fun and quite …
Odd rigging problem with the item tester.
Hello all! I've been working on my "third" tf2 item (never uploaded the first one, and the jigglebones on the second are broken and IDK how to fix them.) and I've been having a, how you say, int…
Paint or Sculpt concept for 3D Model?
Im a 3D modeller who want to quickly develope my own prop/environment/character concept before modelling. My skill level in both Digital Painting and Sculpting is beginner, i feel a bit more comforta…
Question regarding UDIM's
well i just tested the usage of UDIM's and i have some concerns about it, first i thought that working with UDIM textures would give a single tiled image of all the textures or something, but all i g…
Is there any way I can increase the number of pattern inputs beyond 6 on the tile sampler?
Need to plug in more than 6 patterns into the tile sampler. Is there a way to do this?
UV map overlay problem.
Heya, so I asked a friend to make me a model of a witch for a Civ 5 mod and discovered that its UV map overlapped on two different objects and I don't know how to move the nods on the image.Please, a…
I believe that the position that I want to become is called a gameplay programmer, but I don't know if this is a specialized role, or if this is just a small part of the responsibilities that are spl…
Question regarding variable FPS for sprite sheet animations and the game itself
Hi! I’m an artist working on a 2D mobile platformer Unity game, and recently created a jumping sprite sheet of 6 frames, meant to be run in 12 fps. The programmer in the team sent feedback that the s…
beginner question in polypainting zbrush
I want to make a rabbit ear but I don't know if its possible to polypaint with polygroups or is there a better way to polypaint a rabbit ear
Students collaborative project in UE4
So basically, a friend and I (may have more people come into it) are about to create an environment (interiors and exteriors) and we will build it up in UE4. We are wondering what the best way for us…
Best software to bakes meshes with?
As the title says, what is the best overall software, to bake normal maps and more with?I myself use 3dsmax, but the bakes are not of a quality I would like. I also know about marmoset tool bag, but …
Laboratory w.i.p. - Questions
I've been trying UE4 and I'm planning to send something to the Marketplace by the end of the year. I created meshes in 3Dmax, exported and then created the materials on the engine.My question is if a…
Transfering polypaint details
Hello everyone.I have a question.I have two subtools in zbrush.first subtool is highpoly model with polypaint information and second subtool is my low polymodel with uvs. My question is how can I tra…
MODO snapping questions
Hi guys,Three quickies, that hopefully someone can help me out with.How can I snap to grid on all 3 axis in the viewport? If I snap to a vertex, it works as expected, but if I want to snap to the gri…
Unreal Engine 4
3d character artist