NevronMotion Transforms Mocap in LightWave - capture motion for 3D rendering

You may wonder how they create such realistic motion and movement in today's computer generated graphic characters? They capture it from live subjects of course. And that technology is ever increasing in accuracy and sophistication. Powerful new cost-effective Microsoft Kinect based motion retargeting system allows users to easily capture, adjust and retarget motion to 3D objects and characters July 27, 2013

Leading Photo and Video Pioneer Expands Retail With Cube 3D

3D Systems announced today that B&H Photo began selling 3D printers online and at its Manhattan superstore on 9th Avenue and 34th Street. The Cube® 3D Printer is immediately available in the store for $1,299. July 26, 2013

Lightwave : Award-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering

LightWave 3D Group Unveils LightWave 11.6 -- Artists and designers can animate in new ways, streamline real-time and stereo virtual production, previsualization and game development, support 3D printing, and more July 26, 2013

Artec Eva 3D scanner brings Elizabeth to life for BioShock

Recently an Artec Eva 3D scanner was used to create and successfully bring to life Elizabeth, one of the main characters in Bioshock Infinite for its internationally run television commercial. The video below goes into the creation of this digital "person" who, to many users, is a real person. Pretty awesome! See this video. April 22, 2013

Artlandia Brings SymmetryMill to Google SketchUp for Live 3D Pattern Texturing

As you know, Artlandia is one of our favorite developers of software for Illustrator and Photoshop. And, all along, it's been a nasty relationship between Adobe and Google Sketchup. But now, Artlandia's awesome new plug-in makes Artlandia's cloud-based pattern design editor SymmetryMill available as an interactive texture editor in Google's SketchUp! March 21, 2013

New opportunities for designers in Stereoscopic 3D design

As with all the medias, gaming is now moving toward a 3D world. This represents some fresh new opportunities for graphic designers, illustrators, writers and others in the visual arts. The qualities of visual talents are essential to the 3D gaming industry, where there's an ever growing demand. DTG Magazine friend Dr. Andrew Hogue, Assistant Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology tells you more March 12, 2013

Extraordinary Visions : Lightwave rolls out new features and enhancements

We never cease to be amazed by what they're doing in the 3D and rendering world of illustration. NewTek's Lightwave continues to take huge strides toward the ultimate capabilities, and this new upgrade puts fur on it . . . February 13, 2013

Simulating Photoshop 3D Text Tutorial

Most of the time there are any number of ways to accomplish the same effect. Those of you who do not have a version of Photoshop with 3D, or do not have 3D capabilities, this great tutorial from Artorius Design shows you how to do it in most other programs! October 29, 2012

3D Miniature Volkswagen Test Drive Cars

This is some of the most exciting technology we've seen! 3D printing solutions seem to be showing up all over the place ... like this 3D system that delivers a perfectly carved Volkswagen test drives -- miniature cars in full color! New markets? New careers? You betcha! August 14, 2012

Evolving Artist(ry): One Man, One Tool

See some spectacular illustration here, as animator and illustrator Chris O’Riley continues to hone his craft and meet artistic challenges head-on, armed with the latest tools in NewTek’s LightWave 3D. May 30, 2012