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Digital Sculpting

Digital Sculpting

The point of this blog is (hopefully) to help like minded people find resources and inspiration to perhaps try new things. I am still learning how to do digital sculpting myself and I have written a few things about that on the blog. I started learning general 3D art skills in 2018 (perhaps I dabbled…

Substance Modeler Beta

Substance Modeler Beta

There is an open Beta for a new 3D sculpting application being developed by Adobe called Substance Modeler. You can read more about this and sign up here. At present it is Windows only software. Interestingly it looks like this program is designed to work for both VR and desktop and uses a voxel based…

Making a 3D frog

Making a 3D frog

One of my recent projects to practice 3D sculpting and painting was a frog. I decided to do a 3D sculpt of a frog study I had painted using Krita. I used Curvy3D Go to make the base mesh for the sculpt and then I took it into ZBrush to do more work. I like…

Texture Painting 3D Models

Texture Painting 3D Models

I’m currently working through texturing some 3D models I’ve made and in the process I’ve been learning a few more things about the software I use and trying some different workflow and technical approaches. At present I am using a program called 3D Coat to do the UV mapping, baking and the PBR based texture…

Fun and Intuitive 3D Art Software

3D software can be intimidating to beginners. This article describes how I gradually overcame my fear of using 3D software and lists some 3D tools here: Solutions for making 3D art easier. My experience so far I’ve been learning Blender and 3D Coat since late 2018. I found that the learning curve was steep and for…

Introduction For Texturing 3D Models

This article describes more technical things than usual about the 3D workflow for texturing models. I wanted to write something that might help explain things I mention in future articles. I’ll keep it at an introductory level and I’m not going into too much detail at this stage. I hope this article will be useful,…