3DMotive – Dreadnought Texturing Volume 4

3DMotive – Dreadnought Texturing Volume 4
English | Size: 1.7GB
Category: Tutorial

After creating a mesh, in this case a mechanical Dreadnought, it’s not enough to simple have a greyscale model.now comes texturing! Texturing models can be a daunting task because there are so many tools/programs geared towards creating texturing that are stylized or physically based, it can be confusing. Photoshop, a standard in texturing, is the simplest, most direct method to create first a colour base and then add details, via masks, to the colours for better realism. Once the model has a base diffuse/albedo, we can then still use Photoshop to create the glossiness and metal maps to support PBR workflows without requiring any third party (or more expensive) program to create acceptable end results. One need only understand the PBR basics to understand how using simple Photoshop filters and masks can help create the needed details to make our model look dirty/rusty and worn as nothing looks faker or more phoney than perfect colours on a Dreadnought mechanical robot that has seen many battles. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Dreadnought Texturing Volume 3

3DMotive – Dreadnought Texturing Volume 3
English | Size: 1.8GB
Category: Tutorial

After creating a mesh, in this case a mechanical Dreadnought, it’s not enough to simple have a greyscale model.now comes texturing! Texturing models can be a daunting task because there are so many tools/programs geared towards creating texturing that are stylized or physically based, it can be confusing. Photoshop, a standard in texturing, is the simplest, most direct method to create first a colour base and then add details, via masks, to the colours for better realism. Once the model has a base diffuse/albedo, we can then still use Photoshop to create the glossiness and metal maps to support PBR workflows without requiring any third party (or more expensive) program to create acceptable end results. One need only understand the PBR basics to understand how using simple Photoshop filters and masks can help create the needed details to make our model look dirty/rusty and worn as nothing looks faker or more phoney than perfect colours on a Dreadnought mechanical robot that has seen many battles. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Modular Building with UDK

3DMotive – Modular Building with UDK
English | Size: 772.4MB
Category: Tutorial

In this video we discuss creating modular assets on the grid that are highly reusable, use Photoshop to create a texture sheet to quickly map to our modular building set, and quick UV techniques for these types of assets. Lastly, this tutorial discusses how to rapidly build inside UDK using grid snaps and a handful of meshes. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Dreadnought Texturing Volume 1

3DMotive – Dreadnought Texturing Volume 1
English | Size: 1.5GB
Category: Tutorial

After creating a mesh, in this case a mechanical Dreadnought, it’s not enough to simple have a greyscale model.now comes texturing! Texturing models can be a daunting task because there are so many tools/programs geared towards creating texturing that are stylized or physically based, it can be confusing. Photoshop, a standard in texturing, is the simplest, most direct method to create first a colour base and then add details, via masks, to the colours for better realism. Once the model has a base diffuse/albedo, we can then still use Photoshop to create the glossiness and metal maps to support PBR workflows without requiring any third party (or more expensive) program to create acceptable end results. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Rocky Ground in Substance Volume 3

3DMotive – Rocky Ground in Substance Volume 3
English | Size: 2.4GB
Category: Tutorial

In Rocky ground in Substance Designer, you will learn the basic understanding of the PBR Workflow and what to do (or what not to do) to achieve the PBR look. The basic Workflow for Substance Designer and the Quixel Mixer is very important, in order to easily achieve some nice looking results. After that we start with some basic rock shapes in Substance Designer. Once we are happy with our shapes we start to add smaller rocks and pebbles, which will be blended together. In addition to this, we will create some nice looking cracks on the rocks to give it a older look and some history. After we have finished our base in Substance Designer we will switch to the Quixel Mixer, where we will add some dirt and water. In the end I show everybody how to get some nice Renderings in Unreal Engine and in Marmoset Toolbag. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Rocky Ground in Substance Volume 2

3DMotive – Rocky Ground in Substance Volume 2
English | Size: 1.1GB
Category: Tutorial

In Rocky ground in Substance Designer, you will learn the basic understanding of the PBR Workflow and what to do (or what not to do) to achieve the PBR look. The basic Workflow for Substance Designer and the Quixel Mixer is very important, in order to easily achieve some nice looking results. After that we start with some basic rock shapes in Substance Designer. Once we are happy with our shapes we start to add smaller rocks and pebbles, which will be blended together. In addition to this, we will create some nice looking cracks on the rocks to give it a older look and some history. After we have finished our base in Substance Designer we will switch to the Quixel Mixer, where we will add some dirt and water. In the end I show everybody how to get some nice Renderings in Unreal Engine and in Marmoset Toolbag. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Rocky Ground in Substance Volume 1

3DMotive – Rocky Ground in Substance Volume 1
English | Size: 832.7MB
Category: Tutorial

In Rocky ground in Substance Designer, you will learn the basic understanding of the PBR Workflow and what to do (or what not to do) to achieve the PBR look. The basic Workflow for Substance Designer and the Quixel Mixer is very important, in order to easily achieve some nice looking results. After that we start with some basic rock shapes in Substance Designer. Once we are happy with our shapes we start to add smaller rocks and pebbles, which will be blended together. In addition to this, we will create some nice looking cracks on the rocks to give it a older look and some history. After we have finished our base in Substance Designer we will switch to the Quixel Mixer, where we will add some dirt and water. In the end I show everybody how to get some nice Renderings in Unreal Engine and in Marmoset Toolbag. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Dreadnought Modeling Series Volume 5

3DMotive – Dreadnought Modeling Series Volume 5
English | Size: 2.9GB
Category: Tutorial

Often, creating a hard surface model can be a bit tedious as well as being unfamiliar and intimidating. To create a better workflow, one needs to know and understand the advantages of using as many shortcuts as possible so that one isn’t spending an overly long amount of time creating meshes. A smart workflow can become your best friend as well as something you’ll use throughout your career. Shortcut hotkeys are an integral component of working smart, not hard. Understanding metholodies helps you to understand when best to use shortcuts and how to use them effeciently. There are tools hidden in 3DS Max that help facilitate the speed at which you can model and the Dreadnought Modeling Series is designed to help you access them. Using such tools as symmetry can help the artist visual how the whole mesh is looking while literally only working on a single half of the model. Swift loop is another extremely handy tool to use to help easily add edgeloops into the meshes. By creating custom shortcut hotkeys that the artist designs for themselves is a boon to the workflow in creating a solid design and, ultimately, a proper mesh. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Dreadnought Modeling Series Volume 3

3DMotive – Dreadnought Modeling Series Volume 3
English | Size: 1.8GB
Category: Tutorial

Often, creating a hard surface model can be a bit tedious as well as being unfamiliar and intimidating. To create a better workflow, one needs to know and understand the advantages of using as many shortcuts as possible so that one isn’t spending an overly long amount of time creating meshes. A smart workflow can become your best friend as well as something you’ll use throughout your career. Shortcut hotkeys are an integral component of working smart, not hard. Understanding metholodies helps you to understand when best to use shortcuts and how to use them effeciently. There are tools hidden in 3DS Max that help facilitate the speed at which you can model and the Dreadnought Modeling Series is designed to help you access them. Using such tools as symmetry can help the artist visual how the whole mesh is looking while literally only working on a single half of the model. Swift loop is another extremely handy tool to use to help easily add edgeloops into the meshes. By creating custom shortcut hotkeys that the artist designs for themselves is a boon to the workflow in creating a solid design and, ultimately, a proper mesh. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Dreadnought Modeling Series Volume 3

3DMotive – Dreadnought Modeling Series Volume 3
English | Size: 1.8GB
Category: Tutorial

Often, creating a hard surface model can be a bit tedious as well as being unfamiliar and intimidating. To create a better workflow, one needs to know and understand the advantages of using as many shortcuts as possible so that one isn’t spending an overly long amount of time creating meshes. A smart workflow can become your best friend as well as something you’ll use throughout your career. Shortcut hotkeys are an integral component of working smart, not hard. Understanding metholodies helps you to understand when best to use shortcuts and how to use them effeciently. There are tools hidden in 3DS Max that help facilitate the speed at which you can model and the Dreadnought Modeling Series is designed to help you access them. Using such tools as symmetry can help the artist visual how the whole mesh is looking while literally only working on a single half of the model. Swift loop is another extremely handy tool to use to help easily add edgeloops into the meshes. By creating custom shortcut hotkeys that the artist designs for themselves is a boon to the workflow in creating a solid design and, ultimately, a proper mesh. [Read more…]