Quarterly Character Art Challenge
Bi-Monthly Environment Art Challenge
How should I connect this vertex in order to generate the best possible mesh?
Hello guys, I've been working on a personal project to create a Mario Box from scratch using Blender and Zbrush. And now I'm at the retopology moment with serious problems because it is a part t…
Oct 11 2021
Maya: AO to Vertex Colors?
How do you bake Ambient Occlusion to vertex colors in Maya nowadays?Mental Ray is no longer supported, developed or even shipped with Maya. Arnold lacks this functionality, and TURTLE is yet ano…
Mar 16 2021
WIP: Need advice on topology optimisation for this kind of 3D situation:
Hello everyone, I'm currently working on this sword and want to improve my topology skill in general . The egravements seen at the center are meant to be recessed into the metal as I plan to use anot…
Is there a tool to copy the vertex normal direction from one vertex to another in Maya?
Hi. I'm often in situations where I need to manually alter the normal direction on individual verts to fix shading issues on my models. Is there a tool in Maya to copy the normal direction from one v…
Looking for proper vertex color painting tool (3DsMax)
Hey Folks,Can someone recommend a good Vetrex Color Paint tool/Plugin/Script? I have to paint specific and complicated (hard surface) Geo and the Standard VertexPaint Modifier doesnt let me des…
A Vertex Merges With Another One For No Reason 2.8
Here is a weird case in which one of the vertexes merge with another one when I move the faces.I don't know why this happens.
The long rumored and awaited project, Vertex, by Ryan Hawkins has finally been completed. The project is a free downloadable book; Vertex. It's chock full of awesome game art tutorials and techniqu…
A New Site for Vertex
ArtByPaperCut (Vertex Magazine) has a sexy new site, you should check it out http://www.artbypapercut.com/ If you have something to contribute? Hit the site and see if you can get in. We are talki…
Vertex 2 released
The folks at Art by Papercut have released Vertex 2 -- A digital magazine of articles, interviews, and tutorials for video game artists. Head on over to their site to download the appropriate versio…
Vertex 2 Teaser
The next release of Vertex is nearing it's final stages. Last year Ryan Hawkins and Art By Papercut released Vertex, a collection of in-depth and comprehensive articles on the artistic side…
Unreal Engine 4
3d character artist