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Mudbox 2009 Quickstart Series

January 17, 2009 Leave a comment

Wanna learn how to use Mudbox 2009?

Check out the this series!

http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/mudbox/mudbox2009/index.html

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Beauty on the Bed

January 17, 2009 1 comment

While this tutorial doesn’t cover the subtle nuances of building such a beautiful scene, it does go into some basic processes, involving Max and Zbrush.

http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/max/beauty_bed/index.html

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Lighting for Game Design

January 6, 2009 Leave a comment

Here’s an article on the principles of lighting a game for game design. It’s very different from lighting things for illustrative/art purposes.

It talks about how simplified and concentrated lighting can be way more effective in leading the player than artistically lit environments, or lighting that ignores the fundamentals of game design (Condemned for example, breaks these rules to such utter frustration, that I found myself throwing the controller not because of player deaths, but because of running in circles unable to progress).

http://www.l4d.com/blog/post.php?id=2129